Films To Watch With Mum On Mother's Day

We've chosen some of the best films to watch with Mum this Mothering Sunday (March 15, 2015). See if there's anything she'd like to watch

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We've chosen some of the best films to watch with mum this Mothering Sunday (March 15) - have a look at our choices and see if your Mum would fancy joining you for a movie night this Mother's Day.

Erin Brockovich (2000)

An unemployed single mum (Julia Roberts) becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California Power Company accused of polluting a city's water supply. Directed by Steven Soderbergh

Mum Factor: Erin is a tough negotiator who has nothing to lose and everything to win for the future of her kids.

The Incredibles (2005)

While trying to live a quiet suburban life, a family of undercover superheroes is forced back into action to save the world. Elastigirl played by Helen Hunt is the best mum role model there is. Directed and written by Brad Bird.

Mum Factor: Sassy Elastigirl (Holly Hunter) gives as good as she gets, as evidenced by her opening monologue: “Retire? I’m at the top of my game! Come on, girls, leave the saving the world to the men? I don’t think so!”

Mrs. Miniver (1942)

Greer Garson is Mrs. Miniver, the matriarch of a middle-class family experiencing life in the first months of World War II, dodging bombs and protecting their family the best they can. Directed by William Wyler

Mum Factor: Mrs. Miniver protects her kids like a lioness, and she’s always calm, cool and collected, even when dealing with a wounded German soldier.

The Sound of Music (1965)

Julie Andrews as Maria gets kicked out of her post at an Austrian convent to become the governess to seven kids of a strict Naval officer widower played by Christopher Plummer. Directed by Robert Wise.

Mum Factor: Well she's not their mum but just watch the touching scene where Maria comforts the kids with her ‘favourite things’ - she’s all caring and protecting.

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