Mother’s Day is almost here! Can’t think of what you want to do with your Mom yet? How about taking her to a movie? Sharing laughs, frights, tears and popcorn can make it a Mother’s Day she won’t soon forget. Here are 10 movies that will be out in time for the special day.
Mother’s Day Weekend Releases (May 7)
Babies – How appropriate and what a great way to reminisce! This is a documentary that shows a year in the life of four babies around the world. The babies are from Namibia, Mongolia, Japan and San Francisco and you are shown their lives from their first breath to first steps.
Mother and Child – Starring Naomi Watts, Annette Bening, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson and S. Epatha Merkesrson, this movie tells the story of three women and how they have been affected by adoption.
Iron Man 2 – Tony Stark is back! Share the awesomeness of Robert Downey Jr. with your Mom. In this chapter, Iron Man is being pressured to share his technology with the military.
Please Give – Is based in New York City and follows a woman’s relationship with her cranky elderly neighbor and the two granddaughters. It stars Catherine Keener, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt, Rebecca Hall and Sarah Steele.
Mercy – A mix of comedy, drama and romance about a romance novelist who doesn’t believe in love. That is, until he meets the only critic that dislikes his book, and ultimately falls in love. It stars James Caan, Dylan McDermott, Troy Garity, Wendy Glenn and John Boyd.
Furry Vengeance – Brendan Fraser, Brooke Shields, Ken Jeong, Matt Prokp and Dick Van Dyke star in this comedy that may be a perfect way to share some laughs with your Mom. It’s about a real estate developer that moves from Chicago to Oregon with his family. His latest development project disturbs the local forest creatures, and they fight back!
Movies Already Released
How to Train Your Dragon -Perfect if you and your Mom enjoy animation. This movie is about a Viking teenager who is training to fight dragons, and ultimately befriends one. This movie features the voice talents of Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Craig Ferguson, Kristen Wiig and TJ Miller.
Date Night -Pairs up the hysterical Tina Fey and Steve Carell as a married couple that is mistaken for two thieves while out on their date night.
The Back-up Plan – This comedy features Jennifer Lopez as a woman determined to be a Mom and decides to be artificially inseminated. That same day she finally meets the man of her dreams played by Alex O’Loughlin.
The Clash of the Titans – The story of Perseus’ quest to defeat Hades and save Princess Andromeda. It’s perfect for the fantasy/action/adventure loving Mom and fan of the 1981 original. The movie stars Sam Worthington, Ralph Fiennes, Liam Neeson, Gemma Arterton and Alexa Davalos.