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The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title 

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Updated June 14, 2019 3.9k votes 202 voters 29.1k views 110 items

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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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Mr. Mom is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Michael Keaton, Christopher Lloyd, Teri Garr

Released: 1983

Directed by: Stan Dragoti

Mr. Mom is a 1983 American comedy film directed by Stan Dragoti and written by John Hughes about Jack Butler, a stay-at-home dad. It stars Michael Keaton, Teri Garr, Jeffrey Tambor, Ann Jillian, ...more

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My Mom's a Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Ruth Buzzi, Susan Blakely, Marcia Wallace

Released: 1989

Directed by: Michael Fischa

My Mom's a Werewolf is a 1989 comedy/horror film directed by Michael Fischa, written by Mark Pirro, starring Susan Blakely and John Saxon.
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Don't Tell Mom the Babys... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Christina Applegate, David Duchovny, Danielle Harris

Released: 1991

This film is a 1991 American comedy film directed by Stephen Herek and starring Christina Applegate, Joanna Cassidy, Josh Charles, and David Duchovny. The plot focuses on seventeen-year-old Sue ...more

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All About My Mother is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Penélope Cruz, Fernando Fernan Gomez, Antonia San Juan

Released: 1999

Directed by: Pedro Almodóvar

All About My Mother is a 1999 Spanish comedy-drama film written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. The film deals with complex issues such as AIDS, homosexuality, transsexualism, faith, and ...more

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A Mom for Christmas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Olivia Newton-John, Doris Roberts, Doug Sheehan

Released: 1990

Directed by: George T. Miller

A Mom for Christmas is a 1990 fantasy/comedy television movie directed by George T. Miller and starring Olivia Newton-John. Based on the book A Mom by Magic by Barbara Dillon, the film ...more
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The Mother is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
The Mother

Released: 2007

Directed by: Pavel Kostomarov, Antoine Cattin

The Mother is a 2007 film directed by Antoine Cattin and Pavel Kostomarov.
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Serial Mom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Joan Rivers, Kathleen Turner, Suzanne Somers

Released: 1994

Directed by: John Waters

Serial Mom is a 1994 American dark comedy film written and directed by John Waters, starring Kathleen Turner as the title character, Sam Waterston as her husband, and Ricki Lake and Matthew ...more

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The Good Mother is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Matt Damon, Liam Neeson, Diane Keaton

Released: 1988

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

The Good Mother is a 1988 American drama film and an adaptation of Sue Miller's novel of the same name. Directed by Leonard Nimoy, the film stars Diane Keaton and Liam Neeson in the leading ...more
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Sins of the Mother is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Elizabeth Montgomery, Talia Balsam, Mimi Kennedy

Released: 1991

Directed by: John Patterson

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Mother of Mine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Michael Nyqvist, Marie Göranzon, Leif Andrée

Released: 2005

Directed by: Klaus Härö

Mother of Mine is a 2005 Finnish-Swedish film directed by Klaus Härö. The film is based on a novel by Heikki Hietamies. It received good reviews from the Finnish press, and was ...more
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Mother Ghost is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
James Franco, Dana Delany, Charles Durning

Released: 2002

Directed by: Rich Thorne

Keith Bennets mother passed away a year ago, and he feels like he has moved on with his life, until one morning his mothers jewelry shows up on Keiths bathroom sink. The same jewelry she was ...more
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Mother is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Lisa Kudrow, Debbie Reynolds, Albert Brooks

Released: 1996

Directed by: Albert Brooks

Mother is a 1996 comedy-drama film directed by Albert Brooks, and was co-written by Brooks with Monica Johnson. The film stars Brooks and Debbie Reynolds.
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Lies My Mother Told Me ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Hayden Panettiere, Natasha Henstridge, Joely Richardson

Released: 2005

Directed by: Christian Duguay

Lies My Mother Told Me is a 2005 Canadian television movie that aired on Lifetime in the United States. Christian Duguay directed a cast that included Joely Richardson as Laren, Hayden ...more
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Stop! Or My Mom Will Sho... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Sylvester Stallone, Ving Rhames, Estelle Getty

Released: 1992

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot is a 1992 American buddy cop comedy film directed by Roger Spottiswoode. The film stars Sylvester Stallone and Estelle Getty. The film was released in the United ...more

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Mother Night is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Kirsten Dunst, Nick Nolte, John Goodman

Released: 1996

Directed by: Keith Gordon

Mother Night is a 1996 American romantic war film based on Kurt Vonnegut's 1961 book of the same name. Nick Nolte stars as Howard W. Campbell, Jr., an American who moves with his family to ...more
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Mother Knows Best is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title

Released: 2009

Directed by: Bardi Gudmundsson

"Gudini lives with his overbearing single mother in Reykjavík. She seems determined to ruin all of his relationships. Or is she? " Quoting the description from the 2009 San ...more
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Mr. Troop Mom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Jane Lynch, George Lopez, Julia Benson

Released: 2009

Directed by: William Dear

Mr. Troop Mom is an American 2009 comedy television film directed by William Dear, written by Thomas Ian Griffith and starring George Lopez, Daniela Bobadilla, April Telek, Julia Anderson, ...more
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The Mother is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Daniel Craig, Peter Vaughan, Anne Reid

Released: 2003

Directed by: Roger Michell

The Mother is a 2003 British film directed by Roger Michell.
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'night, Mother is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Anne Bancroft, Sissy Spacek, Claire Malis

Released: 1986

Directed by: Tom Moore

'night, Mother is a 1986 American drama film written by Marsha Norman. The film, which stars Sissy Spacek and Anne Bancroft, is based on Norman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name. It ...more
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Glass House: The Good Mo... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Angie Harmon, Jason London, Jordan Hinson

Released: 2006

Directed by: Steve Antin

Glass House: The Good Mother is a 2006 direct-to-video film starring Angie Harmon, Jordan Hinson, Joel Gretsch and Bobby Coleman. Although it shares no characters with the 2001 film The Glass ...more
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Mother is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Kim Hye-ja, Won Bin, Kim Min-jung

Released: 2009

Directed by: Bong Joon-ho

Mother is a 2009 South Korean drama mystery film directed by Bong Joon-ho. When her disabled son is charged with murdering a girl, his mother desperately searches for the truth.
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Only a Mother is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Max von Sydow, Eva Dahlbeck, Margaretha Krook

Released: 1949

Directed by: Alf Sjöberg

Only a Mother is a 1949 Swedish drama film directed by Alf Sjöberg. It is the acting debut of Max Von Sydow.
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Oki's Mother is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Oki's Mother Kim Ji-mee, Kim Seung-ho, Lee Dae-yub

Released: 1965

Directed by: Il-ho Jang

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Mary, Mother of Jesus is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Christian Bale, Geraldine Chaplin, Pernilla August

Released: 1999

Directed by: Kevin Connor

Mary, Mother of Jesus is a 1999 American Biblical drama television film that retells the story of Jesus through the eyes of Mary, his mother. It stars Swedish actresses Pernilla August and ...more
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The Mother and the Whore... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Mother or Mom in the Title
Jean Piere Leaud, Bernadette Lafont, Jean Eustache

Released: 1973

Directed by: Jean Eustache

The Mother and the Whore is a 1973 French film directed by Jean Eustache. Examining the relationship between three characters in a love triangle, it was Eustache's first feature film and is ...more