Mother's Day Movies

5. Mermaids (1990)

The Bright Side: At least your mother's sexual appetite didn't drive you to become a nun.

4. Anywhere But Here (1999)

The Bright Side: At least you didn't have a fame-obsessed mom who forced you to go on acting auditions.

3. HeartBreakers (2000)

The Bright Side: At least you and your mom don't routinely sleep with the same men in order to con money out of them.

2. Terms of Endearment (1983)

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The Bright Side: At least you didn't have to get cancer and die in order to get away from your neurotic mother.

1. Mommie Dearest (1981)

The Bright Side: At least your mother let you use wire hangers.

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