Most Popular "Overbearing Mother" Titles
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1. Gilmore Girls (2000–2007)
TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama
A drama centering around the relationship between a thirtysomething single mother and her teen daughter living in Stars Hollow, Connecticut.
2. Bates Motel (2013– )
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
"Bates Motel" is a contemporary prequel to the genre-defining film "Psycho," and gives a portrayal of how Norman Bates' (Freddie Highmore) psyche unravels through his teenage years. Fans ... See full summary »
3. Black Swan (2010)
R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
4. Robin Hood (2010)
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In 13th century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power.
6. Dance Moms (2011– )
TV-PG | 42 min | Reality-TV
Set in Pittsburgh's renowned Abby Lee Dance Company, owned and operated by notoriously demanding and passionate instructor Abby Lee Miller, the series follows children's early steps on the ... See full summary »
7. Monster-in-Law (2005)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy
The love life of Charlotte is reduced to an endless string of disastrous blind dates, until she meets the perfect man, Kevin. Unfortunately, his merciless mother will do anything to destroy their relationship.
8. Arthur (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
A drunken playboy stands to lose a wealthy inheritance when he falls for a woman his family doesn't like.
9. About Cherry (2012)
R | 98 min | Drama
A drama centered on a troubled young woman who moves to San Francisco, where she gets involved in pornography and aligns herself with a cocaine-addicted lawyer.
11. The Love Guru (2008)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
Pitka an American raised outside of his country by gurus, returns to the States in order to break into the self-help business. His first challenge: To settle the romantic troubles and subsequent professional skid of a star hockey player whose wife left him for a rival athlete.
13. The Dead Girl (2006)
R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The clues to a young woman's death come together as the lives of seemingly unrelated people begin to intersect.
14. The Way He Looks (2014)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance
Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel.
15. Alice (2009 TV Mini-Series)
240 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Everything you know about Alice's adventures in Wonderland is about to be turned upside down in this modern-day miniseries event. Stars Kathy Bates, Caterina Scorsone, Matt Frewer, Harry Dean Stanton and Tim Curry.
16. The Rocker (2008)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Music
The Rocker tells the story of a failed drummer who is given a second chance at fame. Robert "Fish" Fishman is the extremely dedicated and astoundingly passionate drummer for the eighties ... See full summary »
17. Como agua para chocolate (1992)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance
This movie is about how life used to be in Mexico. It is a love story between Pedro and Tita, and why they coudn't get married because Tita's mother wanted her oldest daughter to get ... See full summary »
18. Prozac Nation (2001)
R | 95 min | Drama
A young woman struggles with depression during her first year at Harvard. Based on Elizabeth Wurtzel's novel.
20. Easy Virtue (2008)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
A young Englishman marries a glamorous American. When he brings her home to meet the parents, she arrives like a blast from the future - blowing their entrenched British stuffiness out the window.
21. My Awkward Sexual Adventure (2012)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
To win back his ex-girlfriend, a conservative accountant enlists the help of an exotic dancer to guide him on a quest for sexual experience, leading him into a world of strip clubs, sensual massage parlors, cross-dressing and S & M.
22. The Oranges (2011)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The enduring friendship between the Walling and Ostroff families is tested when Nina, the prodigal Ostroff daughter, returns home for the holidays after a five-year absence and enters into an affair with David, head of the Walling family.
24. Revenge of the Bridesmaids (2010 TV Movie)
95 min | Comedy, Romance
Two women plot revenge against the woman marrying their friend's ex-boyfriend.
25. Mother's Day (I) (2010)
R | 112 min | Horror, Thriller
The sadistic members of a villainous family return to their childhood home to terrorize the new home owners and their guests.
26. Something New (I) (2006)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Kenya McQueen, an accountant finds love in the most unexpected place when she agrees to go on a blind date with Brian Kelly, a sexy and free-spirited landscaper.
28. Cherry (I) (2010)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama
An Ivy League freshman gets an unexpected education when he falls for an older woman and her 14 year-old daughter develops a crush on him.
29. Bloomington (2010)
83 min | Drama
"Bloomington" is a coming-of-age drama about a former child actress attending college in search of independence and who ends up becoming romantically involved with a female professor.
30. Real Women Have Curves (2002)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
This is the story of Ana, a first generation Mexican-American teenager on the verge of becoming a woman. She lives in the predominately Latino community of East Los Angeles. Freshly ... See full summary »
31. Marty (1955)
Approved | 90 min | Drama, Romance
A middle-aged butcher and a school teacher who have given up on the idea of love, meet at a dance and fall in love.
32. Driving Lessons (2006)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
A coming of age story about a shy teenage boy trying to escape from the influence of his domineering mother. His world changes when he begins to work for a retired actress.
33. Grace (III) (2009)
R | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
After losing her unborn child, Madeline Matheson insists on carrying the baby to term. Following the delivery, the child miraculously returns to life with an appetite for human blood. Madeline is faced with a mother's ultimate decision.
34. Small Town Saturday Night (2010)
R | 94 min | Drama
Just days before leaving for Nashville, Rhett Ryan discovers that the desire to follow his dream conflicts with his desire to be with the woman he loves. While Samantha does love the ... See full summary »
35. Sassy Pants (2012)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama
Desperate to get out from under her overprotective mother, a home-schooled teen runs off to live with her dad, and forms a bond with his much-younger boyfriend.
36. Don't Go in the House (1979)
R | 82 min | Horror
A disturbed young man who was burned as a child by his sadistic mother stalks women with a flamethrower.
37. Butterflies Are Free (1972)
PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A blind man moves into his own apartment against the wishes of his overprotective mother, and befriends the freethinking young woman next door.
38. Middle of Nowhere (2008)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
An irresponsible mother blows her eldest daughter's college fund on her youngest daughter's modeling campaign.
39. Wild in the Streets (1968)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A young man gains significant political influence as the leader of a counterculture rock band with his rallying cry of voting rights for teenagers.
41. Smooth Talk (1985)
PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A free-spirited 15-year-old girl flirts with a dangerous stranger in the Northern California suburbs and must prepare herself for the frightening and traumatic consequences.
42. The Pack (2010)
R | 84 min | Horror
One winter morning, while driving through the desolate French countryside, traveler Charlotte picks up hitchhiker Max. Together they stop at a roadside diner, where a strange and depraved horror awaits.
43. Grimm Love (2006)
R | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
In Germany, as graduate student Katie Armstrong researches cannibal killer Oliver Hagen for her thesis, she becomes obsessed with her subject and ultimately plunges into a lifestyle similar to Hagen's and the thousands of people like him.
44. The Perfect House (2012)
84 min | Horror
A young couple's dream home turns into a house of horrors when the disturbing, violent acts of three generations of doomed families is reawakened for them to witness.
45. Snowglobe (2007 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 86 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A young woman discovers a Christmas-themed dreamworld inside a magical snowglobe.
46. Falling in Love with the Girl Next Door (2006 TV Movie)
92 min | Comedy
Mark Lucas and Theresa Connolly fall in love but their overbearing mothers ruin their wedding plans and possibly their future together.
47. Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1989 TV Mini-Series)
165 min | Drama
Jessica's extraordinarily strong will and heart enables her to rebel against her fanatical, cult-like upbringing. From seven to seventeen Jess is brainwashed to be one of the 'saved', to ... See full summary »
49. Teddy Bear (I) (2012)
Not Rated | 92 min | Drama
The 38-year-old bodybuilder Dennis would really like to find true love. He has never had a girlfriend and lives alone with his mother in a suburb of Copenhagen. When his uncle marries a ... See full summary »
50. The House on Chelouche Street (1973)
PG | 110 min | Drama
A fatherless family immigrates to Israel from Egypt during the British Mandate period. The film traces the hardships the family suffers in the politically unstable country.