Highest-Rated Movies about 'Mother', Sort by Popularity


Gloria (2013), The Twilight Samurai (2002), Dirty God (2019), Sweet Sixteen (2002), The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till (2004), Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998), Hagazussa: A Heathen's Curse (2017), Flirting (1990) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Mother movies.


Gloria (2013)

An aging divorcee (Paulina García) embarks on an intense affair with a man (Sergio Hernández) she picked up at a disco.

divorcée, mother, love interest, charming, engaging, endearing, moving

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The Twilight Samurai (2002)

In the 19th century a woman (Rie Miyazawa) helps a widowed samurai (Hiroyuki Sanada) who must kill a rebellious swordsman.

samurai, childhood sweetheart, daughter, sister, husband, mother, brooding

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Dirty God (2019)

A young mother tries to reclaim her life after an acid attack leaves her severely scarred.

young woman, mother, powerful, profound, london, morocco, violence against women

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Sweet Sixteen (2002)

A Glasgow youth (Martin Compston) turns to drug dealing to provide financial security for himself, his sister (Annmarie Fulton) and his imprisoned mother.

teen boy, stepfather, mother, grandfather, prisoner, drug dealer, tense

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The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till (2004)

Filmmaker Keith Beauchamp examines the 1955 Mississippi murder of a 14-year-old black boy who whistled at a white woman.

mother, civil rights activist, family member, sheriff, teenager, al sharpton, raw

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Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998)

A tiny child and his warrior uncle battle a sorceress who dried up the village well and ate her foes.

young boy, mother, sorceress, warrior, wise man, bleak, positive

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Hagazussa: A Heathen's Curse (2017)

In the 15th century, a young goatherd living alone in a mountain hut feels a dark presence in the woods.

young woman, mother, dead person, witch, child, friend, suspenseful

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Flirting (1990)

A white preppie (Noah Taylor) loves a Ugandan girl (Thandie Newton) in 1965 Australia in this sequel to "The Year My Voice Broke."

teen boy, teen girl, student, teacher, father, mother, winsome

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Sister (2012)

A poor boy (Kacey Mottet Klein) steals from wealthy patrons at a posh ski resort to support himself and his irresponsible older sister (Léa Seydoux).

young boy, sister, thief, mother, restaurant manager, emotional, melodramatic

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Amanda (2018)

When 20-year-old David's elder sister is brutally killed in an attack, he takes charge of his 7-year-old niece, Amanda.

brother, sister, niece, mother, murder victim, friend, brooding

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Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl (1998)

Chinese law mandates that a young woman (Lu Lu) leave her family and travel to the Tibetan countryside for manual labor in 1975.

young girl, rancher, mother, sister, father, friend, moving

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Fighter (2000)

Filmmaker Amir Bar-Lev follows two Holocaust survivors as they revisit a labor camp where one was interned for five years.

documentarian, holocaust survivor, mother, jew, friend, elderly person, spirited

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Up the Yangtze (2007)

This documentary examine China's rapidly changing economy by focusing on the construction of the Three Gorges Dam. For the government, the dam stands as a symbol of progress; but it displaces hundreds of families during its creation. Following local teenagers Chen Bo Yu and Yu Shi, who work on one of the Western cruise lines that sails up the Yangtze near the dam, the film details the friction in Chinese society as its citizens struggle with the realities of its new consumer capitalism.

cruise employee, tourist, mother, father, teenager, intense, emotional

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Kuroneko (1968)

In this ghost story based on a folk tale of feudal Japan, a group of samurai mercenaries led by Raiko Minamoto (Kei Satô) storm the home of Yone (Nobuko Otowa) and her daughter, Shigei (Kiwako Taichi), pillaging their food before raping and murdering the pair and finally burning the house down. When the samurai are set upon by vengeful vampire-like ghosts, it falls to the warrior Gintoki (Kichiemon Nakamura) to slay the malicious spirits, but his connection to the victims leads to conflict.

samurai, mother, daughter-in-law, commanding officer, ghost, cat, creepy

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Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)

Preston Sturges' satire about a sickly soldier discharged from duty and mistaken for a war hero when he returns home.

good guy, soldier, mother, girlfriend, mayor, playful, charming

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Little Sister (2015)

After the death of their estranged father, three siblings (Haruka Ayase, Masami Nagasawa, Kaho) invite their half sister (Suzu Hirose) to live with them.

sister, mother figure, estranged father, sibling, half sister, friend, caregiver

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Rosie (2018)

A woman, her husband and their four children find themselves homeless after their landlord sells their house. Over the next 36 hours, the couple desperately search for a place to live while trying to shield the kids from the reality of the situation.

mother, family, homeless person, bleak, emotional, family home, street

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My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

Two sisters encounter a mythical forest sprite and its woodland companions when they move to rural Japan.

schoolgirl, sister, father, mother, spirit, amusing, endearing

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Last Resort (2000)

A Russian woman (Dina Korzun) traveling with her son (Artyom Strelnikov) seeks political asylum when her fiance fails to meet her plane.

mother, son, russian, fiancé, business owner, friend, sad

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Loveling (2018)

On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, Irene has only a few days to overcome her anxiety about sending her eldest son out into the world on his own.

mother, father, child, brother, sister, teen boy, touching

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Mamma Roma (1962)

A prostitute (Anna Magnani) tries to go straight and help her son (Ettore Garofalo), but the past and corruption catch up with them.

mother, son, pimp, criminal, police officer, moving, dark

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Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)

A quiet Connecticut vacation home is the backdrop for domestic decline. Sensitive son Edmund (Dean Stockwell) returns home from spending time at sea to a family in a state of collapse. His father (Ralph Richardson) is an alcoholic miser. His mother, Mary (Katharine Hepburn), is addicted to morphine. His brother, Jamie (Jason Robards), is aggressive and unstable. As Edmund and his brother clash over how to help their mother, she becomes increasingly concerned about Edmund's worsening health.

mother, father, brother, son, maid, dark, brooding

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The Maid (2009)

A live-in maid (Catalina Saavedra) becomes distraught when her employer (Claudia Celedón) hires another woman (Mercedes Villanueva) to help her out.

maid, mother, father, colleague, son, daughter, madcap

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The Little Prince (2015)

The Aviator introduces a girl to a world where she rediscovers her childhood and learns that it's human connections that matter most, and that it is only with heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.

little girl, neighbor, mother, prince, engaging, amusing, creative

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James Dean (2001)

Problems early in life fuel the actor's (James Franco) rapid ascent to legend status in spite of the brevity of his career.

actor, father, girlfriend, aunt, mother, sad, emotional

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Our Father (2002)

A teenager (Ahidjo Mahamat Moussa) and his younger brother (Hamza Moctar Aguid) search for their father after he fails to come home one day.

brother, mute person, mother, teacher, boy, father, tender

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Under the Sand (2000)

For many years, Marie and Jean have happily spent their vacation together in the Landes region of western France. But this summer, while Marie naps on the beach, her husband goes swimming and vanishes without a trace. Tenaciously and disquietingly, Marie keeps the memory of her husband alive, often speaking of him as if he never disappeared. An offbeat study of the grieving process that will ring true for anyone who has gone through a similar personal loss.

husband, mother, professor, widow, friend, love interest, disheartening

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After the Rehearsal (1984)

An aging Swedish stage director's (Erland Josephson) ex-lover (Ingrid Thulin) and would-be lover (Lena Olin) visit him on the set.

director, actress, alcoholic, mother, old flame, dense, striking

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Sugar (2008)

Like many young men in the Dominican Republic, 19-year-old Miguel "Sugar" Santos (Algenis Perez Soto) dreams of winning a slot on an American baseball team. Indeed, his talents as a pitcher eventually land him a slot on a single-A team in Iowa, but culture shock, racism and other curveballs threaten to turn Sugar's dream sour.

coach, baseball player, baseball pitcher, farmer, mother, friend, engaging

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Fists in the Pocket (1965)

Augusto (Marino Mase) is the oldest son in a dysfunctional Italian family that includes a blind mother (Liliana Gerace), a selfish sister, Giulia (Paola Pitagora), and two epileptic brothers, Alessandro (Lou Castel) and Leone (Pier Luigi Troglio). Augusto is planning to marry Lucia (Jennie MacNeil) despite Giulia's repeated attempts to drive them apart, but cannot do so while taking care of the clan. An angry and unstable Alessandro decides to help Augusto by killing their mother and siblings.

mother, sister, epileptic, brother, fiancé, son, dark

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