Top Movie Moms: Our Picks for the Top 20 for Mother's Day 2021!

Happy almost Mother's Day 2021! Celebrate this weekend with your mom, and our picks for the top movie moms, who may even remind you of your own.

Chuck Walton

By Chuck Walton

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We love our moms. Especially nowadays, it's important to let them know how much we appreciate them. How to spend some quality time with yours on Mother's Day? Try watching some classic flicks that feature some top movie moms.

In our gallery below, we present our 20 favorite movie moms. They'll warm your heart, and have you thinking about how incredible your real one is.

From Brie Larson in "Room" to Regina King in "Jerry Maguire" to Susan Sarandon in "Little Women" to many more, we're celebrating moms of all kinds and kindness.

To the Moms!

Mrs. Gump (Sally Field) in "Forrest Gump."
Leigh Anne Tuohy (Sandra Bullock) in "The Blind Side."
Marcee Tidwell (Regina King) in "Jerry Maguire."
Helen Parr / Elastigirl (voiced by Holly Hunter) in "The Incredibles."
Joy Newsome (Patricia Arquette) in "Boyhood."
Ma (Brie Larson) in "Room."
Sue Brierley (Nicole Kidman) in "Lion."
Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) in "Aliens."
Carol Connelly (Helen Hunt) in "As Good As It Gets."
Aurora Greenway (Shirley MacLaine) in "Terms of Endearment."
Marmee (Susan Sarandon) in "Little Women."
Flor (Paz Vega) in "Spanglish."
Bren McGruff (Allison Janney) in "Juno."
Donna Sheridan (Meryl Streep) in "Mamma Mia!"
Etheline Tenenbaum (Anjelica Huston) in  "The Royal Tenenbaums."
Wendy Torrance (Shelley Duvall) in "The Shining."
Diane Freeling (JoBeth Williams) in "Poltergeist."
Sara Fitzgerald (Cameron Diaz) in "My Sister's Keeper."
Peg (Dianne Wiest) in "Edward Scissorhands."
Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton) in "T2: Judgement Day."

About the Author

Chuck Walton

Chuck Walton

Chuck is an editor/writer who's worked for NCM, Fandango, Movies.com, MediaTrip, Hollywood.com and Newsweek. His favorite movie is "Jaws." He's definitely a dog guy.

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