The ultimate Mother’s Day movie marathon

Settle in for your very own Supermum Sunday because we’ve curated the ultimate mother’s day movie marathon. From ‘laugh so hard you spill your popcorn’ to ‘cry your way through a family-size box of tissues’, here are the 9 best movies to binge-watch with Mum.

1. Dumplin’

Streaming Now on Netflix

Dumplin’ is the plus-size, teenage daughter of a former beauty queen, who signs up for her mum’s pageant as a protest that escalates when other contestants follow her footsteps, revolutionising the pageant and their small Texas town. You’ll weep, you’ll laugh and you will definitely sing along to the film’s irresistible soundtrack, featuring new collaborations and original music from Dolly Parton. Starring Danielle Macdonald, Jennifer Aniston and Odeya Rush.

2. Juanita

Streaming Now on Netflix

Fed up with her deadbeat grown kids and marginal urban existence, Juanita takes a Greyhound bus up to Paper Moon, Montana where she reinvents herself and finds her mojo. Based on the book by Sheila Williams, this indie comedy will immerse you in a sweet and quirky twist on the reinvention film genre. Starring Alfre Woodard, Adam Beach and LaTanya Richardson Jackson.

3. Amy Schumer Growing

Streaming Now on Netflix

In her new comedy special (filmed in front of a packed house at the Chicago Theatre), Amy Schumer spills on her new marriage, personal growth, making a baby and her mum’s misguided advice in a special that’s both provocative and sincere. As the title suggests, Schumer is pregnant with her first child so you can expect a lot of laughs as she details her journey from party girl to motherhood! Starring Amy Schumer.

4. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Rent/Buy Now on Bigpond Movies

Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother’s past. Prepare yourself for a feel-good ABBA-tacular singalong with Mum of epic proportions. Starring Meryl Streep, Julie Walters, Christine Baranski and Amanda Seyfried.

5. Crazy Rich Asians

Rent/Buy Now on Bigpond Movies

Native New Yorker, Rachel accompanies her long-time boyfriend, Nick to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. While excited about meeting his family, she soon learns that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life… and the rather terrifying matriarchs she’ll have to impress. But every family has its crazy, right? Starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding and Michelle Yeoh.

6. Freaky Friday

Rent/Buy Now on Bigpond Movies

Dr. Tess Coleman and her teenage daughter Anna have one thing in common – they don’t relate to each other on anything. Hmmmm, sounds familiar! This classic comedy somehow never gets old once you’re swept up in the mystic mayhem of Tess and Anna’s body swap as they’re literally forced to walk in each other’s shoes and gain respect for the other’s point of view. Starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan.

7. I, Tonya

Streaming Now on Stan

Based on virtually unbelievable but true events, I, Tonya will propel you through a darkly comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Why did we include it? Monster ‘momager’ LaVona Harding adds the perfect amount of spice to our otherwise sweet Mother’s Day movie marathon. Starring Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan and Allison Janney.

8. Bad Moms

Streaming Now on Stan

When three overworked and under-appreciated moms are pushed beyond their limits, they ditch their conventional responsibilities for a jolt of long overdue freedom, fun, and comedic self-indulgence. You know your mum is going to relate… and you just might too! Starring Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn.

9. Bad Moms 2

Streaming Now on Stan

Your marathon wouldn’t be complete without the hilarious follow-up to Bad Moms, following our three loveable, under-appreciated and over-burdened women as they rebel against the challenges and expectations of the high-pressure holiday that is Christmas! Starring Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn.

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