A good movie with your mother is a great way to celebrate Mother’s Day. It costs you a very little; so grab some snacks, and get cosy up in bed or on the couch together. And if they’re apart because of social distancing, you can go on a virtual movie date with her. Here’s a list of the best movies to watch with your mom on this Mother’s Day.

Best Movies to Watch on Mother’s Day

We have picked 13 movies ranging from comedies to emotional to musicals and everything in between for you.

Mamma Mia! (2008)

A real ‘feelgood’ film! This funny, spirited, sing-along movie is so much fun that never gets old. It’s a great movie for young and old.

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)

Just in case only one wasn’t enough, here’s the sequel. So, this one doesn’t come out quite like the original but still, you don’t want to miss out on this.

Little Women (2019)

An impressive and engaging retelling of a classic story that shows the value of a strong relationship with your sisters and with your mother. It is a heart-warming yet at times extremely moving tale. You are going to adore this movie as much as the book.

Freaky Friday (2003)

When an overworked mother and her daughter who doesn’t get along switch bodies, fun comedic chaos happened. This hilarious and amazing classic tale is a great option for a movie night.

The Parent Trap (1998)

This Delightful remake is a great pick for Mother’s Day. An easy and fun watch for all ages.

The Sound of Music (1965)

The Sound of Music is one of the most delightful movies with great messages out there. It’s totally schmaltzy and highly effective. It connects so well to all ages. And Like wine, this classic just gets better with age.

Lion (2016)

This beautifully gripping, heart-wrenching movie about a young boy who lost at the age of five and then sets out to find his long-lost family as a young man. This will touch your deepest feelings and make you appreciate your mom even more.

Lady Bird (2017)

Mother-daughter relationships aren’t always easy, especially in teen years. N we all can relate somehow. Lady Bird is a spectacular movie, so touching and so vulnerable. It has bitter-sweet moments that get you to feel things. It is a film worth watching.

The Joy Luck Club (1993)

This film truly is a masterpiece that presents the mother-daughter relationships. This story will make you laugh, cry and will probably change your life for good.

Brave (2012)

A wonderful Pixar adventure that shows the bond between mother and daughter, with an uplifting message for its audience.

The Blind Side (2009)

This is one of the inspiring and heartwarming movies. It’s a fable about the power of giving and it hits pretty hard. Bullock wins Oscar for playing the ultimate strong mom for this movie.

I, Tonya (2017)

I, Tonya is a biographical dark comedy film about the life and career of figure skater Tonya Harding. It can be funny but it’s a tragedy, too. The girl did not have an easy life according to this biopic but it is a great movie!

Akeelah And The Bee (2006)

Sometimes you need to boost some confidence to your child. Akeelah and the Bee is a touching movie about a girl who wants to achieve academic success but her mother doesn’t quite understand her aspirations. It’s an inspirational tale with a few tears along the way.