Poll sug. What film would you recommend as Mother's Day holiday viewing?

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It is probably too late to do this, but what film would you recommend as Mother's Day Holiday viewing? This list may not be good, because it needs a better selection than what I got here. But each of these films have a strong positive image of a mother, or surrogate mother, as large part of the storyline even though the story may not be about the mother herself.
The list is here at http://www.imdb.com/list/ls069654104/...
Please no suggestions with a negative mother like "Mommy Dearest" or "Throw Man Form The Train".
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Posted 3 years ago

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One year for Mother's Day we went to see Hideous Kinky. It's a story of a mom and her two young daughters  struggling in '70s Morocco. It shows a mother as a real person, not a perfect, overly-loving saint, nor an evil witch out to destroy the world and her children. She makes mistakes but she does the best she can. It touched both my mother and I.
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FYC: Incendies (2010)              
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Forrest Gump
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Forrest Gump
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Poops I meant "Throw Momma From The Train", not "Throw Man Form The Train". Man, how I hate auto correct! Anyway, that type of negative mother image will not be considered. Only positive.

Also should I consider adding Sophie's Choice to this list? I'm on the fence on that one.
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No to Sophie.
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Thanks. I was one the fence with that one.
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Oh, just to let you guys know, it was listen to this song that inspired this poll: "Someday" by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zMwIkxJ...
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9 1/2 Weeks

Mermaids (1990)
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Mermaids Added
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Early Mommy Bump
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FYC:

If animation allowed, I'd go with Brave (2012)



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Gotta second this.
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We would Watch 'Terminator 2' with Arnie and what a mother figure - Linda Hamilton! ;D
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I can't believe that someone found this after 3 years & some others are leaving replies.

It's a miracle.
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That's Mr Someone to you! LOL
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Welcome back, bratters.
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Sorry, MR. Someone. I received a notification when you commented 2 days ago but I didn't think my account was still active? This is really the first I've been back here since that 'Dark Day of Infamy' back in February 2017!
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A Date that will live.........................?
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The miracle is that bratface is back!

It isn't even Easter yet.
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Hey Peter! How's everything with you? Staying healthy? You're in Denmark, right?
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Yes. I'm fine, thanks. And you?
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Getting really old but otherwise, I'm fine.
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Yes, indeed the prodigal IMDb Poll Board member has returned.
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And I can’t believe I had forgot about it when cleaning out my emails. Thanks for reviving it.
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Hey Dan, You're still hanging around I see. Are you staying healthy?
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Yes.
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The Original Friday The 13th.

Now there's a loving mother for you!
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Mom's Night Out.
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Dgranger, you may wish to delete the first lines in your description "It is probably too late to do this, but "  It is not too late this year if it is published in Mother's Day or before.

Also, I would consider deleting another line that goes "This list may not be good, because it needs a better selection than what I got here. But". There's no need to excuse the selection if this gets selected as a live poll, and you got suggestions from the board so there should not be anything wrong with it.
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Bump.