With Mother’s Day fast approaching, show your mum you love her by unwinding with her favourite films. From musicals to romance and tear jerkers, we’ve got you covered for any mood. To celebrate the release of The Intern, which is out now on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD, we look at the best films to watch with your mum this Mother’s Day.
Mamma Mia (2008)Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) is getting married so decides to go on a search for her real father by inviting men from her mother’s (Meryl Streep) past to her wedding – without telling her! The story is told through the hit songs of popular 70’s group Abba and will be sure to get you singing along in your front room.
Dirty Dancing (1987)Nobody puts baby in the corner. This romance film will be sure to get you up and dancing, when Baby (Jennifer Grey) attends a summer resort with her family. She ends up falling for the gorgeous dance instructor played by Patrick Swayze, despite her dad’s disapproval.
Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001)She drinks too much, eats too much and is constantly searching for Mr Right, a story we all know too well which makes this hilarious comedy a favourite for many. Renee Zellweger plays the thirty-something year old who is determined to take control of her life and keeps a diary in which she always tells the truth.
Stepmom (1998)Jackie (Susan Sarandon), a terminally ill woman, has to learn to get along with her ex-husband’s new lover as she realises she will become her children’s step mother. Even though Isabel (Julia Roberts) is half her age she soon lets her guard down and the women form a truce, both wanting what’s best for the children.
The Other Woman (2014)Starring Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton, this film centres on a modern day love triangle with a twist. Three women discover their partner is cheating on them with each other, but instead of fighting they befriend one another and team up to plot revenge on him. Girl power at its best.
Moulin Rouge! (2001)Set in the city of love, the film follows the romance between Satine (Nicole Kidman), a courtesan at the glamourous Moulin Rouge, and Christian (Ewan McGregor). Laugh, sing, cry and admire the amazing costumes with your mum whilst watching this stylish musical.
The Intern (2015)Anne Hathaway stars as Jules Ostin, a career focused CEO of an online fashion site. Her company has an internship program and Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro) is selected to shadow and help Jules’s out. At first she protests and believes they have nothing in common, however they end up becoming close friends.