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Quiz: Mom Movies

posted by Nell Minow

In honor of Mother’s Day, I’ve prepared a quiz where all of the movie title answers have a reference to the maternal parent.  How many do you know?


  1. A neurotic twice-divorced writer decides moving back in with his mother will help him solve his problems.
  2. A mother leaves town and her children have to cope after the babysitter unexpectedly dies on the job.
  3. A grandmother has an affair with a workman played by future James Bond actor Daniel Craig.
  4. A divorced mother has a passionate affair and her ex-husband sues for custody.
  5. A tough detective somehow finds his mother joining him in his investigation.
  6. A boy has to rescue his mother after she is abducted by aliens.
  7. A suburban mother becomes a serial killer in this John Waters satire.
  8. A divorced mother of two has to make peace with her ex-husband’s new wife when she becomes ill.
  9. A harried mother and blogger plans her child’s 6th birthday party.
  10. Three intertwined stories of adoption are the focus of a movie starring Annette Bening and Naomi Watts
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