What to Watch: Make Mom’s Day with Movies, Trending TV and More

Mother's Day: What to Watch

Mother’s Day is this Sunday (pause for “oh crap, I forgot!” moment) Don’t worry: You still have time to pick up a card and flowers. After you’ve given said card and flowers, celebrate Mother’s Day with great shows and movies to celebrate her. 

Whether reality shows, Julie Roberts flicks or thrillers like Bird Box, there’s an endless grab bag for Mom to choose. And yes, it is Mom’s choice.

Below are just a few ideas to get you started. Happy Mother’s Day!


Bad Moms (TBS)
Easy A (TBS)
Mr. Mom (HBO)
The Parent Trap 
Baby Mama 




Hidden Figures (FXM)
The Joy Luck Club 
Little Women (Starz)
Terms of Endearment (HBO)
Everything Everywhere All at Once (Showtime)

Great TV

Bridgerton (Netflix)
This is Us (NBC)
Modern Family (E!)
Abbott Elementary (ABC)
The Crown (Netflix)

Feel Good

Akeelah and the Bee 
Raising Izzie (Up Faith and Family)
Mothers and Daughters (MGM+)


On Netflix

Steel Magnolias
Julie & Julia

Critically Acclaimed 

The Kids Are All Right 

Miss Juneteenth (BET+)
Bird Box (Netflix)



Movie Night

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (HBO)
Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again (FXM)
Freaky Friday
Mermaids (HBO)
Little Miss Sunshine (HBO)