Mother's Day 2018
Here are 11 movies to watch this Mother’s Day on Netflix
Mother’s Day is the perfect time to spoil your mom. So much so that Americans spend an average of $180 per person on Mother’s Day.
You could cook up a storm in the kitchen, making her favorite dishes. Why not take her to a spa for a day of pampering? Or curl up at home to binge-watch great movies on Netflix.
Here are 11 movies to watch this Mother’s Day on Netflix.
Uncle Buck (1989)
You can’t go wrong with 1980s comedy classics. Uncle Buck is no exception and stars the late, great John Candy. The film follows the adventures of a carefree bachelor left to look after his nieces and nephews. Both heartwarming and funny, Uncle Buck also features a pre-Home Alone Macaulay Culkin.
Sliding Doors (1998)
Ever wondered what would have happened if one event happened differently? In Sliding Doors, Gwyneth Paltrow gets to find out. After losing her job, her life follows two parallel paths when she misses her train.
Audrey Tautou stars in this sweet French film about a young waitress in Paris. After finding a lost treasure of her apartment’s previous occupant, she sets out on a journey to return the item. Amélie discovers the power of helping others in her quest to find love.
Beautiful Creatures (2013)
This fascinating teen witchcraft film is a sweet love story in disguise. A witch on the brink of adulthood takes control of her destiny. Starring Jeremy Irons and Emma Thompson, it explores the sweetness of young love.
Peace, Love & Misunderstanding (2011)
The film features Hollywood big-hitters like Jane Fonda and Elizabeth Olsen. A lawyer reunites with her mom after twenty years in a tale of love and forgiveness. If you struggle to reconnect with your parents because time gets in the way, this film is a must-see movie.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)
You can’t go wrong with a classic. This Audrey Hepburn vehicle is the perfect choice for Netflix viewing on Mother’s Day. Starring as Holly Golightly, Hepburn dazzles as the flighty socialite. She becomes infatuated with a new neighbor, writer Paul Varjak. But will their complicated situations stand in the way of romance?
Bridesmaids helped redefine female comedy films. It also made Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy household names. It’s a hilarious take on female friendship as Annie (Kristen Wiig) tries to prove she’s the perfect maid of honor.
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Enjoy Emma Watson’s version of Belle in the live-action version of the Disney classic. A brave village girl puts herself in the power of the Beast to save her father. Between songs and lavish set pieces, they fall in love.
This biopic stars Jennifer Lawrence as the inventor of the Miracle Mop. It doesn’t sound like a gripping tale, but Lawrence puts in a strong turn as Joy. The role saw her net a fourth Academy Award nomination. Joy is an entertaining and uplifting choice for Mother’s Day.
The African Queen (1951)
Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn star in this classic tale of unlikely lovers. It’s set in Africa during the First World War. He’s a steamboat captain, and she’s a religious spinster. Will they set aside their differences on the river and find love?
Hot Fuzz (2007)
Not all moms want to watch romantic comedies or heart-warming family films. If your mom likes more action in her movies, try Hot Fuzz, starring Simon Pegg and Timothy Dalton. A British cop is reassigned from the bustle of London to a sleepy English village. But all is not as it appears…
These titles offer plenty of choice of things to watch with your mom for Mother’s Day. Download the SURE Universal Remote app and control Netflix with your smartphone.