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Top 10 Movies to Watch with Mom on Mother's Day

It Mother's Day! Have you prepared cool gifts for your mom or planned how to spend the weekend with your mom? If you haven't get a good idea for your mom's day, getting some good movies to watch with mom is also worth trying. Therefore, we pick a top 10 best Mother's Day movies list for you to watch with your mommy on this special day, together with simple tools to download movies for free. Enjoy and have a nice day!

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[Updated] Best Mother's Day Movies 2020

Snatched (2017) - Snatched is new action comedy movie expected to hit theatres on May 12. Emily who is dumped by her boyfriend before vacation persuades her mother Linda to travel to South America and begin their dangerous jungle adventure but end up getting kidnapped. It's a great comedy Mother's Day movie also a good movie for family especially for those who are not getting well with moms.

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword - If Mother's day movies on parenthood are not your thing, think about fantasy film, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, which will be released on the say day 2017. It is based on Thomas Mallory's "Le Morte d'Arthur. There are lots of slow-motion sword fights. The movie setting is extreamely similar to a scary story's.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 - A Hollywood movie blockbuster would be a great choice for your mom. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 coming out on May 5 is one of these best Hollywood movies. The second installment continues the team's adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage.

Everything, Everything (2017) - This new film is based on the New York Times YA best-seller. It tells a tale of a 18-year-old girl Maddy who has severe combined immunodeficiency. She has been hiding out in her home with her mother and her nurse for nearly 17 years. A boy Olly next door gets the situation changed.

Top 1: Mother's Day- April 29, 2016

Steel Magnolias

It is a movie for Mother's Day 2016 that features such big names as Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts and Jason Sudeiki. This star studded movie tells a story that three generations come together to celebrate the Day. The "Valentine's Day" and "New Year's Eve" director Gary Marshall and his movie will bring joy, tears and love to all the mothers and children. It's one of the best Mother's Day movies list and is released on April 29. You can download the movie trailer or full to watch with mom.

Top 2: Mothers and Daughters- May 6, 2016

Steel Magnolias

Mothers and Daughters is another 2016 film to convey the love with your mom. If Garry Marshall's comedy is not enough for you, the Mothers and Daughters will be another one o you may want. This movie is about how photographer Rigby Gray re-exams her relationship with her estranged mom after capturing uplifting stories of motherhood. It's an emotional movie talking about the relationships between mothers and children. It's released right on May 6, right before Mother's Day.

Top 3: Captain America: Civil War- May 6, 2016

Steel Magnolias

In addition to films for Mother's Day 2016 that are based on this special day, if you want to have some cool and entertaining the great Day, Marvel's Captain America: Civil War will be a good choice. Early reviews consider that this movie is more entertaining and better than other superhero movies brought by Marvel. You can free download the trailer to see if your mom like it.

Top 4: The blind side

The blind side

This 2016 best movies for Mother's Day list also includes some classic flicks for you to download. As an inspiring true story about a mom who forms a bond with a young homeless man bound for athletic stardom, The blind side will have you cheering with its mix of gridiron action and heartwarming emotion. So if you are going to give thanks to your mom’s unselfishness and greatness, I can say this is one of the best movies to convey your appreciation.

Top 5: Stepmom


Another tearjerker that stars Ed Harris, Julia Robert and Susan Sarandon. This movie revolves around a terminally-ill mother has to settle on the new woman in her ex-husband's life, who will be their new stepmother. Well, don’t forget to prepare a box of facial tissue while enjoying the movie on Mother’s day with mom.

Top 6: Little Women

Little Women

Having been filmed several times, this American classic includes the highly acclaimed 1994 version with Winona Ryder, Susan Sarandon and Kirsten Dunst. I can say without reservation this is one of the most suitable movies for mother’s day to watch on the special day. And you'll appreciate both your mom and your sisters after watching it.

Note: Besides movies download, if you are a DVD lover and have piles of classic Mother-themed movies in DVD version but want to enjoy these movies with your mom during a vacasion or other place, you can seek for a professional DVD ripper to do the best Mothers Day movies DVD ripping task so that you can enjoy them on the go without taking along with DVD discs. And the good news is MacXDVD Software is now offering 2017 special offer in which the DVD ripper is half off and you can buy one and get one for free as a Mother's Day gift.

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Top 7: August Rush

August Rush

A fairy tale based drama in which a mother, father and their orphaned musical prodigy son search to find one another. This heart-warming film does a great job of establishing the connection between Evan and his mother. August Rush is a wonderful classic that everybody must see at least once in their lifetime. To me, this is one of my all time favorite movies on Mother's day to watch with my Mom.

Top 8: Changeling


Another story about a persistent and devotional mother (Angelina Jolie) who fights to find her missing 9-year old son. This film is a solid, interesting story with great performances that deserve to be seen with your mom on this day. (By the way, for DVD owners who want to get these movies out of plastic discs and put to iPad, iPhone for watching on Mother's Day conveniently, a DVD ripper software is must-have.)

Top 9: The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

Revolving around a woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower, this flick won a total of five Academy Awards including Best Picture and displaced Gone with the Wind as the highest-grossing film of all-time. So if you want to experience a fairly good family entertainment with lots of warmth and great musicianship, this best Oscar movie is the one you cannot miss on Mother’s day.

Top 10: Dumbo


This is a timelessly classic family film, with the gorgeous handcrafted animation that's a hallmark of early Disney films. Dumbo’s mom is really protective and loving to her son and is an important part of why Dumbo is the way he is. Actually, watching this movie on Mother’s day can be something of meaningful as it gives your mom a couple topics like racism and cruelty to the elephants to discuss with older children.

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Author: Bertha Miller | Updated on Mar.10, 2020