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The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title

Updated June 14, 2019 7.6k votes 220 voters 31.9k views110 items

List RulesVote up your favorite movie with mother or mom in the name.

Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with mother in the name? This list ranks the best movies with mom or mother in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with mother in the name? This is kind of an odd way to categorize movies, but that's also why it's so fun! There are probably one or two movies with mother in the title that you instantly think of, but you might be surprised how many others there are too as you scroll through this list.

This ranked poll of films with mother in the title includes movies like All About My Mother, Mother, and The Mother and the Whore. Don't forget that this list is interactive, meaning you can vote the film names up or down depending on much you liked each movie that has the word mother in it.
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    My Mom's a Werewolf

    Ruth Buzzi, Susan Blakely

    Released1989

    Directed byMichael Fischa

    My Mom's a Werewolf is a 1989 comedy/horror film directed by Michael Fischa, written by Mark...  more
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    The Good Mother

    Matt Damon, Liam Neeson

    Released1988

    Directed byLeonard Nimoy

    The Good Mother is a 1988 American drama film and an adaptation of Sue Miller's novel of the...  more
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    A Mom for Christmas

    Olivia Newton-John, Doris Roberts

    Released1990

    Directed byGeorge T. Miller

    A Mom for Christmas is a 1990 fantasy/comedy television movie directed by George T. Miller and...  more
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    Mary, Mother of Jesus

    Christian Bale, Geraldine Chaplin

    Released1999

    Directed byKevin Connor

    Mary, Mother of Jesus is a 1999 American Biblical drama television film that retells the story...  more

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    Serial Mom

    Joan Rivers, Kathleen Turner

    Released1994

    Directed byJohn Waters

    Serial Mom is a 1994 American dark comedy film written and directed by John Waters, starring...  more

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    Sins of the Mother

    Elizabeth Montgomery, Talia Balsam

    Released1991

    Directed byJohn Patterson

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    Mother Night

    Kirsten Dunst, Nick Nolte

    Released1996

    Directed byKeith Gordon

    Mother Night is a 1996 American romantic war film based on Kurt Vonnegut's 1961 book of the...  more
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    Lies My Mother Told Me

    Hayden Panettiere, Natasha Henstridge

    Released2005

    Directed byChristian Duguay

    Lies My Mother Told Me is a 2005 Canadian television movie that aired on Lifetime in the...  more
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    Mother Ghost

    James Franco, Dana Delany

    Released2002

    Directed byRich Thorne

    Keith Bennets mother passed away a year ago, and he feels like he has moved on with his life,...  more
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    Mother

    Lisa Kudrow, Debbie Reynolds

    Released1996

    Directed byAlbert Brooks

    Mother is a 1996 comedy-drama film directed by Albert Brooks, and was co-written by Brooks...  more
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    The Mother and the Whore

    Jean Piere Leaud, Bernadette Lafont

    Released1973

    Directed byJean Eustache

    The Mother and the Whore is a 1973 French film directed by Jean Eustache. Examining the...  more
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    Released1998

    Directed byBarbara Schock

    My Mother Dreams the Satan's Disciples in New York is a 1999 short film directed by Barbara...  more
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    Little Mother

    Jean Darling, Mary Ann Jackson

    Released1929

    Directed byRobert F. McGowan

    Little Mother is a 1929 Our Gang short silent comedy film directed by Robert F....  more
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    My Mom's New Boyfriend

    Meg Ryan, Antonio Banderas

    Released2008

    Directed byGeorge Gallo

    My Mom's New Boyfriend is a 2008 romantic comedy film starring Colin Hanks, Antonio Banderas,...  more
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    Little Mother

    Charles Puffy, Franciska Gaal

    Released1935

    Directed byHenry Koster

    Little Mother is a 1935 Austrian-Hungarian comedy film directed by Henry Koster and starring...  more
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    'night, Mother

    Anne Bancroft, Sissy Spacek

    Released1986

    Directed byTom Moore

    'night, Mother is a 1986 American drama film written by Marsha Norman. The film, which stars...  more
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    Glass House: The Good Mother

    Angie Harmon, Jason London

    Released2006

    Directed bySteve Antin

    Glass House: The Good Mother is a 2006 direct-to-video film starring Angie Harmon, Jordan...  more
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    72
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    Only a Mother

    Max von Sydow, Eva Dahlbeck

    Released1949

    Directed byAlf Sjöberg

    Only a Mother is a 1949 Swedish drama film directed by Alf Sjöberg. It is the acting debut of...  more
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    Oki's Mother

    Kim Ji-mee, Kim Seung-ho

    Released1965

    Directed byIl-ho Jang

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    Germany, Pale Mother

    Eva Mattes, Ernst Jacobi

    Released1980

    Directed byHelma Sanders-Brahms

    Germany, Pale Mother is a 1980 West German drama film written and directed by Helma...  more
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    Mother Goose Land

    Mae Questel, Bonnie Poe

    Released1933

    Directed byDave Fleischer

    Mother Goose Land is a 1933 Fleischer Studios animated short film starring Betty Boop....  more
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    Mother India

    Nargis, Sunil Dutt

    Released1957

    Directed byMehboob Khan

    Mother India is a 1957 Hindi epic melodrama film, directed by Mehboob Khan and starring...  more
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    The Mother of Tears

    Asia Argento, Moran Atias

    Released2007

    Directed byDario Argento

    The Mother of Tears is a 2007 Italian-American supernatural horror film written and directed...  more
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    Mother Wore Tights

    Betty Grable, Anne Baxter

    Released1947

    Directed byWalter Lang

    Mother Wore Tights is a 1947 Technicolor musical film starring Betty Grable and Dan Dailey as...  more
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    Mother Is a Freshman

    Loretta Young, Debra Paget

    Released1949

    Directed byLloyd Bacon

    Mother Is a Freshman is a 1949 comedy motion picture directed by Lloyd Bacon and starring...  more