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Best 10 Mother's Day Movies You Can Watch with your Mom

by Christine Smith • 2024-02-27 11:21:41 • Proven solutions

"What is the best Mother's Day movie? I haven’t met my Mom in over two years and wish to surprise her by planning a movie night with her on this year’s Mother's Day. I am looking for well-liked movies about Mothers suggestions."

Having the opportunity to watch a movie with a loved one, especially your Mom, brings out a remarkable amount of joy. If you plan a surprise movie night with her for Mother's Day, there is no better option than watching films about Mothers. You only have to go through this article to learn about the top 10 Mother's Day movies. You can select any from the list and watch it through the night with your Mom!

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Part 1. 10 Best Mother's Day Movies You Cannot Miss

This section contains the list of the 10 movies that we recommend you watch with your Mom on this year’s Mother's Day. These movies are evergreen, and your Mom will remain engaged throughout the runtime.

  1. Mother's Day(2016)
  2. Roma
  3. Wonder
  4. Thelma & Louise
  5. Mamma Mia!
  6. The Piano
  7. Firelight
  8. Akeelah and the Bee
  9. Lady Bird
  10. Brave

1. Mother's Day(2016)

Mother's Day 2016 is a romantic comedy film starring some of the most familiar movie stars, such as Julia Roberts, Jennifer Anniston, and Kate Hudson. The movie involves three unconnected families and how they deal with their everyday lives. Though the film didn’t receive a positive critical reception, it undoubtedly offers you a good time with Mom.

Mother's Day(2016)

2. Roma

Foreign movies offer a new dimension to story-telling, which you can’t find in a typical Hollywood movie. If your Mom is a movie buff, then we suggest watching Roma with her on Netflix. The film is based in Spanish and centers around the struggles of Motherhood and managing a family. The movie was received well by everyone and received several awards.


3. Wonder

Wonder is a movie about a 10-year old child born with a facial deformity. It revolves around the struggle of the disabled kid and his relationship with his Mom, who gives her confidence throughout the film. The movie is an emotional ride, which you can watch with your Mother as a thank you gesture. It stars the legendary Julia Roberts as the Mom and the child prodigy Jacob Tremblay as her disabled son.


4. Thelma & Louise

If your Mom is a fan of culturally significant and Feminist movies, she will love watching Thelma and Louise. It is a trend-setting female-centric movie starring the legendary Actors Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon, which circles the adventure of two best friends.

Thelma & Louise

5. Mamma Mia!

Mothers usually love Meryl Streep. It is because she brings larger-than-life female characters to life via her films. We recommend watching Mamma Mia! with your Mom on this year’s Mother's Day, which involves Streep’s most nuanced performance in recent times. Moreover, it is an excellent film on the relationship between Mother and Daughter.

Mamma Mia!

6. The Piano

The Piano is among the best movies of the 1990s, which garnered the Best Actress Oscar Award for Holly Hunter, and Best Supporting Actress for Anna Paquin. If your Mother loves female-led movies that discuss the struggles of Motherhood, then The Piano is the most recommended Mother's Day movie.

The Piano

7. Firelight

Firelight is a romantic period piece that shares the struggle of a mother who had to give her Daughter away due to unforeseen circumstances. Watch this movie with your Mom on this year’s Mother's Day as the central character tries numerous ways to reconnect with her lost child being her governess.


8. Akeelah and the Bee

This movie follows an 11-year old girl from a humble background who lives with her widowed Mother in a poor neighborhood. Watch the girl overcome the odds and become a spelling bee champion with her Mom in her corner throughout the struggle. The movie is a definite tear-jerker, and we recommend watching it with your Mother to show how much she means to you.

Akeelah and the Bee

9. Lady Bird

Lady Bird discusses the ups and downs of the relationship between a Daughter and her Mother. It is a coming-of-age film, which has a comedy factor in it as well. You will be laughing the entire time with your Mom. The movie is definitely one of the best movies to watch on Mother's Day.

Lady Bird

10. Brave

There is nothing better than watching a family-oriented Pixar animated film. It discusses the strained relationship of the central character Merida with her Mother, Queen Elinor. The whole story is based on how both come to terms with each other’s differences and work together to lift the spell on Queen Elinor. It is a treat to watch for the entire family!


Part 2. How to Convert Online Movies to MP4 for Local Play

If you aim to watch a Mother's Day movie with your Mom but downloaded the film in the wrong format, then there is no need to panic. You can use the Wondershare UniConverter to convert the entire movie to the universally compatible MP4 or 1000+ other file types within a few minutes. The software offers a 30x faster conversion speed as compared to a standard file converter. Moreover, it works excellently on both Windows and macOS systems.

Here are the vital functions available with the UniConverter:

  • Explore and save interesting Movies for Mom without any hassle.
  • You can compress Mother's Day movies with the UniConverter as well.
  • It lets you transfer the converter film to any portable device or hard drive.
  • The software enables you to burn the converted film to DVD.
  • Easy Record a special video greeting to say Love to Mom.
  • Add subtitles to movies or videos in a few clicks.
  • Easily make a funny GIF from clips in movies/videos.
  • Smart trim/edit/reframe your videos to suit the dimensions of popular social media platforms.

Please follow the step-by-step guide to converting Mother's Day Movie to MP4 for local play:

Step 1Copy the URL of the Mother's Day Movie

Find the movie about Mothers that you want to watch and copy its URL for watching.

Step 2Paste the Copied URL to UniConverter

Launch Wondershare UniConverter and click the third tab from the list of functions, click the + button on the left corner to trigger the output settings window.

Select MP4 as the Output Format

Step 3Choose MP4 as the Output Format to Start Converting

Under the pop-up window, choose the type that you want to save the movie as and get the final converted movies soon.

Start MP4 Conversion


Picking the right movie for Mother's Day is important, mainly you aim to conclude your Mom’s special evening with it. Now you know the 10 best films, which you can pick and watch with your Mother while munching on popcorn and cherishing each memory that comes with it.

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