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The Best Mother-Son Movies Ever Made

Updated November 23, 2020 5.7k votes 2.6k voters 364.0k views60 items

If you're looking for the best movies for mothers and sons to watch together, then look no further! The best mother son movies come in many forms. Some mother son relationship movies are about struggle while other movies about mothers and sons are comedies. Many of the greatest mom and son movies are even a bit on the creepy side.

What is the best mother son movie? Forrest Gump is certainly a classic movie about a mom and son relationship. The love that Forrest had for his momma drove him to do great things. He really enjoyed quoting his mother's famous line, “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get." The Blind Side, starring Sandra Bullock, is another touching mother-son relationship movie.

Psycho shows viewers what happens when a bond between a mother and son goes terribly wrong. Other great films that are featured on this top mother son movies list include The Sixth Sense, Finding Neverland, and Throw Momma From the Train.

What mother-son film is your favorite? What movie would you love to watch with your mom? Give the best movies a vote up and please add any good mom and son movies we may have missed.

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    Forrest Gump

    Tom Hanks, Sally Field

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    We Need to Talk About Kevin

    Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly

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    Dumbo

    Sterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards

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    The Blind Side

    Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins

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    Raggedy Man

    Sissy Spacek, Eric Roberts
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    A.I. Artificial Intelligence

    Meryl Streep, Robin Williams

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    Room

    Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay

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    Looper

    Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt

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    Finding Neverland

    Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet

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    The Babadook

    Essie Davis, Daniel Henshall

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    The World According to Garp

    Robin Williams, Glenn Close

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    Psycho

    Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh

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    Kindergarten Cop

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Odette Annable

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    Moonlight

    Trevante Rhodes, André Holland

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    The Sixth Sense

    Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton

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    Adore

    Naomi Watts, Robin Wright
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    Jerry Maguire

    Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu

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    Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot

    Sylvester Stallone, Ving Rhames

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    American Son

    Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale
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    Ben Is Back

    Lucas Hedges, Julia Roberts
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    The Guilt Trip

    Barbra Streisand, Yvonne Strahovski

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    The Others

    Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston

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    Burning Cane

    Wendell Pierce, Karen Kaia Livers
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    St. Vincent

    Naomi Watts, Bill Murray

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    Only God Forgives

    Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas

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