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Mother's Day (2016)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 29 April 2016 (USA)
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Three generations come together in the week leading up to Mother's Day.

Director:

Garry Marshall

Writers:

Anya Kochoff (screenplay) (as Anya Kochoff Romano), Matthew Walker (screenplay) (as Matt Walker) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Aniston ... Sandy
Timothy Olyphant ... Henry
Shay Mitchell ... Tina
Caleb Brown ... Mikey
Brandon Spink ... Peter (as Brandon Shane Spink)
Sam Marshall Sam Marshall ... Peter's Friend Sam
Siena LaGambina Siena LaGambina ... Paige
Joseph Leo Bwarie Joseph Leo Bwarie ... Principal Bobby Lee
Matthew Walker Matthew Walker ... Randy the Clown
Suzanne Haring ... Bella the Balloon Lady
Marty Nadler Marty Nadler ... Petting Zoo Man
Rob Nagle ... Hotel Bellman
Lily Marshall-Fricker Lily Marshall-Fricker ... Party Kid
Ethan Marshall Ethan Marshall ... Party Kid
Emma Marshall Emma Marshall ... Party Kid
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Storyline

Follows the lives of different mothers on Mother's Day. Sandy (Aniston) is happily divorced until she learns that her ex-husband eloped with a much younger woman. Now she must learn to deal with big changes in her life as her two boys now have a stepmom. Sisters Jesse (Hudson) and Gabi (Chalke) get an unexpected surprise from their mother, who is not happy to find out Gabi is a lesbian and Jesse is married to a man of color. Miranda (Roberts) has no kids and is focusing on her career. Kristin (Robertson) is enjoying life as a new mother but feels pressure from her boyfriend to get married. Bradley (Sudeikis) is trying hard to be the best parent for his two girls since their mom passed away last year, but he wants to pretend that Mother's Day doesn't exist. Written by clancy98-101-791445

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Taglines:

Celebrate the one day that connects us all See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language and some suggestive material | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

29 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Anyák napja See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,369,184, 1 May 2016

Gross USA:

$32,492,859

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$48,782,670
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When Miranda looks through the album of pictures from Kristin's childhood, the pictures are actual childhood pictures of actress Britt Robertson. See more »

Goofs

The family is in the RV, which is parked in the driveway. The sisters are seated on the couch, which is clearly in a slideout of the RV. The father drives off while they are still seated. That would not be possible with the slideout extended. See more »

Quotes

Kristin: I have abandonment issues!
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Crazy Credits

Hector Elizondo, who has appeared in every single Garry Marshall film, is credited: And As Always, Hector Elizondo See more »

Connections

References Bozo (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

DOIN' IT (ALL FOR MY BABY)
Written by Philip Cody and Mike Duke
Performed by Jennifer Garner
Music Courtesy of Sybersound Records on behalf of Covered Records, Inc.
By Arrangement with HD Music Now Inc.
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Despite Reviews my Friend & I Enjoyed This Movie Tonight
30 April 2016 | by NJJoanySee all my reviews

We went for some light entertainment & knew what to expect and we were NOT DISAPPOINTED ! What do the critics expect - every movie to be a potential Academy Award nominee ? Sometimes I like serious movies, like Spotlight which I enjoyed very much & knew beforehand what I was going to see. Same with this movie; sometimes light entertainment is fine. I knew it wasn't going to be a physical comedy, I knew there were no action scenes and that was fine tonight. It's what I chose to see and we enjoyed it. I also liked Gary Marshall's other two multi-storied, holiday movies even though they were panned by the critics too. Each separate story with different casts are basically short so you're bound to like some of them. I can't see how you could dislike everyone & their story lines. Of course there are corny jokes and references to other movies --so what? Biggest thing with me was that after seeing The Boss on Tuesday, I was not offended by anything in this movie. I was extremely offended by many situations & mostly the language in The Boss. I found The Boss to be extremely offensive hearing such crude sexual references in all the dialogue filled with the F word, etc. This movie has none of that. It's not crude, offensive nor inappropriate for kids and that says a lot about Gary Marshall and his movies.


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