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EW's list of the best movies to watch with your mother. Moms will especially appreciate these movies. For the full article and photo gallery go to:,,20199022,00.html
  • Father of the Bride1

    Father of the Bride

    Steve Martin, Diane Keaton


    Directed byCharles Shyer

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    #49 of 252 The Funniest '90s Movies#35 of 126 The Greatest Date Movies Of All Time

  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button2

    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett


    Directed byDavid Fincher

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    #45 of 53 The Saddest Romance Movies That Will Make You Cry#89 of 164 Live Action Movies With The Best CGI Effects

  • Mamma Mia!3

    Mamma Mia!

    Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep


    Directed byPhyllida Lloyd

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    #189 of 356 The Best Musical Movies Of All Time#152 of 541 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies

  • WALL-E4


    Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman


    Directed byAndrew Stanton

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    The Most Fascinating Facts You Didn't Know About WALL-E#93 of 575 The Best Animated Films Ever

  • Dreamgirls5


    Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy


    Directed byBill Condon

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  • Moonstruck6


    Nicolas Cage, Cher


    Directed byNorman Jewison

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    #107 of 305 The Funniest '80s Movies#217 of 522 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

  • Finding Neverland7

    Finding Neverland

    Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet


    Directed byMarc Forster

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    #87 of 369 The Best Movies Based On Books#145 of 277 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry

  • Aliens8


    Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton


    Directed byJames Cameron

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    #1 of 105 The Best Horror Movie Sequels#5 of 154 The Best Movie Sequels Ever Made

  • Terms of Endearment9

    Terms of Endearment

    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito


    Directed byJames L. Brooks

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    #23 of 46 Movies That Won Best Picture at the Oscars and Golden Globes#31 of 170 The Most Utterly Depressing Movies Ever Made

  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding10

    My Big Fat Greek Wedding

    Nia Vardalos, Andrea Martin


    Directed byJoel Zwick

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    #180 of 1,137 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time#37 of 70 The Greatest Female-Led Comedy Movies

  • The Secret of NIMH11

    The Secret of NIMH

    Shannen Doherty, Wil Wheaton


    Directed byDon Bluth

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    ‘The Secret of NIMH’ Scarred A Generation Of Children (And Has An Even Weirder Backstory)#31 of 80 Animated Movies That Make You Cry The Most

  • The Queen12

    The Queen

    Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen


    Directed byStephen Frears

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    #165 of 275 The Best Movies Based On True Stories#33 of 340 The Best Political Films Ever Made

  • Steel Magnolias13

    Steel Magnolias

    Sally Field, Dolly Parton


    Directed byHerbert Ross

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    #23 of 261 The Best Ensemble Movies#32 of 50 The Best Country Movies, Ranked

  • Bend It like Beckham14

    Bend It like Beckham

    Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers


    Directed byGurinder Chadha

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    #151 of 204 The Best Sports Movies Ever Made#103 of 150 The Most Inspirational Sports Movies

  • Little Miss Sunshine15

    Little Miss Sunshine

    Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston


    Directed byValerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton

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    #677 of 1,540 The Most Rewatchable Movies#218 of 782 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

  • The Others16

    The Others

    Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston


    Directed byAlejandro Amenábar

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    #6 of 24 The Best Movies with Twist Endings#33 of 722 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time

  • The Joy Luck Club17

    The Joy Luck Club

    Ming-Na Wen, Andrew McCarthy


    Directed byWayne Wang

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    #655 of 675 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars#76 of 196 The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time

  • The Family Stone18

    The Family Stone

    Rachel McAdams, Sarah Jessica Parker


    Directed byThomas Bezucha

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    #79 of 90 The Funniest Movies About Family#52 of 56 The Best Christmas Rom-Coms

  • The Namesake19

    The Namesake

    Kal Penn, Irrfan Khan


    Directed byMira Nair

  • Kill Bill Volume 120

    Kill Bill Volume 1

    Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu


    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

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    Behind-The-Scenes Stories From The Making Of 'Kill Bill'#128 of 549 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made

  • Freaky Friday21

    Freaky Friday

    Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis


    Directed byMark Waters

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    #52 of 96 The Best Film Adaptations of Young Adult Novels#63 of 97 The Best Disney Live-Action Movies

  • A Raisin in the Sun22

    A Raisin in the Sun

    Morgan Freeman, Sean Combs


    Directed byKenny Leon

  • Real Women Have Curves23

    Real Women Have Curves

    America Ferrera, George Lopez


    Directed byPatricia Cardoso

  • Mrs. Miniver24

    Mrs. Miniver

    Greer Garson, Teresa Wright


    Directed byWilliam Wyler

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    #38 of 1,189 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#177 of 374 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked