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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 ... 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 »

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Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

29 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mother's Day 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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Timothy Olyphant and Britt Robertson have both appeared in the Scream film series: Olyphant in Scream 2 (1997) and Robertson in Scream 4 (2011). Also, Jennifer Aniston was referenced in Scream 2 (1997), and Julia Roberts' niece Emma Roberts was in Scream 4 (2011). See more »

Goofs

Sandy's sons attend the fictional Millard Fillmore Middle School. Atlanta, Georgia is not likely to name a school after a Yankee abolitionist president. 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 Buns of Steel (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

This Ain't As Easy As it Seems
Written by Jim Roach (as James Wesley Roach IV) and Brad Hooks (as Ronald Bradley Hooks)
Performed by Brad Hooks (as Pilot Hill)
Courtesy of Red Parade
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A movie about real life
29 April 2016 | by pamma09See all my reviews

OK there are many negative reviews of this movie - I do not think it is meant to be an Oscar nominee. It is a movie about families with different needs/problems/real life issues and it is centered around Mother's Day. Just as Valentine's Day is a big favorite of millions of people - it did not get any Oscars - but it is a movie that people remember. Sometimes that is better. Three families with problems. A one year anniversary for a mother's death, a divorce, and sisters with secrets from parents. and a commitment issue woman wanting to know her birth mother. Of course things get smoothed out - but it was fan watching it all happen. It is move about real life and I appreciate that. The sound track is fun, the pratfalls are OK, but the stories are real. If you have been through a divorce - you will understand. Not a great movie but a believable one.


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