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Have A Night In With Your Mum And Binge These 6 Netflix Movies For Mother’s Day!



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A very special day that’s dedicated to all mothers is just around the corner! With the pandemic still threatening the wellbeing of our country, it might be wiser for you and your mum to stay in this Mother’s Day.

Going out for a celebration is fun but what’s better than grabbing popcorn, watching movies, and spending some quality time with your birth giver?

If you don’t know what to watch this upcoming Mother’s Day, here are 6 movies you can add to your list!

1. Otherhood

Directed by Cindy Chupack, this American comedy film is based on the 2008 novel Whatever Makes You Happy by William Sutcliffe. Otherhood follows the story of three mothers who travel to New York City to surprise their sons since they have sidelined their mothers due to their busy schedules.

While rebuilding their relationship with their children, the three mothers learn something along the way. This film showcases the mothers’ point of view when they are ignored by their children, which serves as a lesson to all of us on how we can appreciate our mums more!


2. Fun Mom Dinner

If you’re looking for a light and fun movie, this might be the one for you! Set in the suburbs of Los Angeles, this comedy shows four tired mothers who go out for a night out to take a break from their kids only for it to become one of the wildest nights of their lives.

The simple yet hilarious storyline will definitely bring laughs to you and your mum. Hopefully, she doesn’t feel the need to take a break from you and go out on an adventurous night of her own right after!


3. Eat, Pray, Love

Realising how miserable her marriage is, a woman decides to get a divorce and embark on a whole new journey to find herself. She travels to three different countries to find peace and fulfilment in her life that she couldn’t experience during her marriage.

This beautiful and meaningful film will take you on an adventure of finding the true meaning of life. Just because one part of your life is over, doesn’t mean everything else is too. Also, if you’re a huge fan of Julia Roberts you should definitely watch this with your mum!


4. Pieces Of A Woman

A young couple’s excitement from expecting their first child turns into a heart-wrenching incident after their newborn dies. This emotionally raw story shows a very real phase young parents have to deal with after experiencing the sudden tragedy of losing a child. The movie takes you from witnessing the exciting and supportive moments of a couple expecting a child that quickly turns to grief and misery, you will definitely need a box of tissue for this one.

The film depicts how one’s once-loving relationship could be destroyed by tragedy. The outstanding performances from the casts will leave you in tears, don’t say we didn’t warn you!


5. Mom

Trigger warning: This article involves mentions of rape and sexual assault which some readers may find disturbing.

After her stepdaughter was brutally gang-raped and sexually assaulted by a group of rich students, a biology teacher vows to get her revenge with the help of a detective. This film follows a plot of a stepmother who would go through anything just to get justice for her stepdaughter. This heartwarming thriller is packed with twists and surprises that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

A mother’s love indeed knows no bounds. Buckle up because you will experience a roller coaster of emotions in 146 minutes!


6. Bad Moms

Another comedy to enjoy with your mom this upcoming Mother’s Day is Bad Moms! Three stressed-out mothers get away from their daily lives and motherly responsibilities by going out for a holiday. The holiday turns out to be a very wild one but hey, at least these mums had fun.

If your mum relates to the stress and struggles portrayed in the film, you might want to give her a break or even treat her for a holiday! But if you’re just curious about how stressful and chaotic a mum’s life is, you should certainly check out Bad Moms on Netflix.


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