Most Popular "Overbearing Mother" Titles

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year











































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »







Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. Bates Motel (2013– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

"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 »

Creators: Anthony Cipriano, Carlton Cuse, Kerry Ehrin | Stars: Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, Nicola Peltz

Votes: 45,247

2. Gilmore Girls (2000–2007)

TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A drama centering around the relationship between a thirtysomething single mother and her teen daughter living in Stars Hollow, Connecticut.

Creator: Amy Sherman-Palladino | Stars: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Keiko Agena, Scott Patterson

Votes: 52,879

3. Black Swan (2010)

R | 108 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
79 Metascore

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.

Writers: Mark Heyman, Andres Heinz, John J. McLaughlin | Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel, Winona Ryder

Votes: 490,393

4. Burn Notice (2007–2013)

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama | Active

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A spy recently disavowed by the U.S. government uses his special ops training to help others in trouble.

Creator: Matt Nix | Stars: Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell, Sharon Gless

Votes: 54,872

5. Robin Hood (2010)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
53 Metascore

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.

Writers: Brian Helgeland, Ethan Reiff, Cyrus Voris | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Matthew Macfadyen, Max von Sydow

Votes: 192,952

6. Dance Moms (2011– )

TV-PG | 42 min | Reality-TV

4.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

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 »

Stars: Abby Lee Miller, Maddie Ziegler, Mackenzie Ziegler, Nia Frazier

Votes: 4,072

7. About Cherry (2012)

R | 98 min | Drama

4.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
33 Metascore

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.

Writers: Stephen Elliott, Lorelei Lee | Director: Stephen Elliott | Stars: Ashley Hinshaw, James Franco, Heather Graham, Lili Taylor

Votes: 7,049

8. The Love Guru (2008)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

3.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
24 Metascore

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.

Writers: Mike Myers, Graham Gordy | Director: Marco Schnabel | Stars: Mike Myers, Jessica Alba, Romany Malco, Jessica Simpson

Votes: 40,791

9. The Way He Looks (2014)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
72 Metascore

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.

Writer: Daniel Ribeiro | Director: Daniel Ribeiro | Stars: Ghilherme Lobo, Fabio Audi, Tess Amorim, Lúcia Romano

Votes: 8,345

10. Monster-in-Law (2005)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy

5.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
31 Metascore

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.

Writer: Anya Kochoff | Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Michael Vartan, Jane Fonda, Wanda Sykes

Votes: 38,939

11. Prozac Nation (2001)

R | 95 min | Drama

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A young woman struggles with depression during her first year at Harvard. Based on Elizabeth Wurtzel's novel.

Writers: Elizabeth Wurtzel, Galt Niederhoffer, Frank Deasy, Larry Gross | Director: Erik Skjoldbjærg | Stars: Christina Ricci, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica Lange, Anne Heche

Votes: 13,094

12. The Rocker (2008)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Music

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
53 Metascore

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 »

Writers: Maya Forbes, Wallace Wolodarsky, Ryan Jaffe | Director: Peter Cattaneo | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Josh Gad, Christina Applegate, Teddy Geiger

Votes: 30,575

13. My Awkward Sexual Adventure (2012)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

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.

Writer: Jonas Chernick | Director: Sean Garrity | Stars: Jonas Chernick, Emily Hampshire, Sarah Manninen, Vik Sahay

Votes: 6,502

14. Fame (1980)

R | 134 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts.

Writer: Christopher Gore | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Eddie Barth, Irene Cara, Lee Curreri, Laura Dean

Votes: 15,140

15. Hellcats (2010– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama | Active

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The wild world of competitive college cheerleading.

Creator: Kevin Murphy | Stars: Aly Michalka, Ashley Tisdale, Robbie Jones, Heather Hemmens

Votes: 8,423

16. Arthur (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
36 Metascore

A drunken playboy stands to lose a wealthy inheritance when he falls for a woman his family doesn't like.

Writers: Peter Baynham, Steve Gordon | Director: Jason Winer | Stars: Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, Jennifer Garner, Greta Gerwig

Votes: 43,039

17. Como agua para chocolate (1992)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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 »

Writer: Laura Esquivel | Director: Alfonso Arau | Stars: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torné, Mario Iván Martínez

Votes: 12,152

18. Easy Virtue (2008)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
58 Metascore

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.

Writers: Stephan Elliott, Sheridan Jobbins, Noel Coward | Director: Stephan Elliott | Stars: Jessica Biel, Ben Barnes, Kristin Scott Thomas, Colin Firth

Votes: 15,219

19. I Killed My Mother (2009)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
83 Metascore

A semi-autobiographical story about Dolan as a young homosexual at odds with his mother.

Writer: Xavier Dolan | Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Anne Dorval, Xavier Dolan, François Arnaud, Suzanne Clément

Votes: 13,339

20. The Oranges (2011)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
46 Metascore

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.

Writers: Ian Helfer, Jay Reiss | Director: Julian Farino | Stars: Leighton Meester, Hugh Laurie, Catherine Keener, Allison Janney

Votes: 8,964

21. Alice (2009 TV Mini-Series)

240 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

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.

Stars: Caterina Scorsone, Andrew Lee Potts, Matt Frewer, Kathy Bates

Votes: 7,796

22. The Dead Girl (2006)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
65 Metascore

The clues to a young woman's death come together as the lives of seemingly unrelated people begin to intersect.

Writer: Karen Moncrieff | Director: Karen Moncrieff | Stars: Toni Collette, Brittany Murphy, Marcia Gay Harden, Piper Laurie

Votes: 11,353

23. Fleming (2014 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 44 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Look at the 007 creator, Ian Fleming, and his early life set against the permissive society of war-torn WWII London.

Stars: Dominic Cooper, Lara Pulver, Samuel West, Anna Chancellor

Votes: 2,916

24. Bloomington (2010)

83 min | Drama

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

"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.

Writer: Fernanda Cardoso | Director: Fernanda Cardoso | Stars: Allison McAtee, Sarah Stouffer, Katherine Ann McGregor, Ray Zupp

Votes: 2,986

25. Revenge of the Bridesmaids (2010 TV Movie)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Two women plot revenge against the woman marrying their friend's ex-boyfriend.

Writers: David Kendall, Bob Young, Stephanie Phillips, Mark Amato | Director: James Hayman | Stars: Raven-Symoné, JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Beth Broderick, David Clayton Rogers

Votes: 3,787

26. Mother's Day (I) (2010)

R | 112 min | Horror, Thriller

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
34 Metascore

The sadistic members of a villainous family return to their childhood home to terrorize the new home owners and their guests.

Writers: Scott Milam, Charles Kaufman, Warren Leight | Director: Darren Lynn Bousman | Stars: Rebecca De Mornay, Jaime King, Shawn Ashmore, Briana Evigan

Votes: 11,546

27. Something New (I) (2006)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
64 Metascore

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.

Writer: Kriss Turner | Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Sanaa Lathan, Simon Baker, Golden Brooks, Fuzzy Fantabulous

Votes: 9,870

28. Huff (2004–2006)

55 min | Drama, Comedy

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Psychiatrist Craig Huffstodt (Azaria) experiences his own midlife crisis.

Creator: Bob Lowry | Stars: Hank Azaria, Paget Brewster, Anton Yelchin, Andy Comeau

Votes: 2,908

29. Teddy Bear (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
70 Metascore

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 »

Writers: Mads Matthiesen, Martin Zandvliet | Director: Mads Matthiesen | Stars: Kim Kold, David Winters, Elsebeth Steentoft, Lamaiporn Hougaard

Votes: 3,193

30. Marty (1955)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

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.

Writer: Paddy Chayefsky | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair, Esther Minciotti, Augusta Ciolli

Votes: 13,896

31. Cherry (I) (2010)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

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.

Writer: Jeffrey Fine | Director: Jeffrey Fine | Stars: Kyle Gallner, Laura Allen, Britt Robertson, Matt Walsh

Votes: 3,239

32. Driving Lessons (2006)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
56 Metascore

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.

Writer: Jeremy Brock | Director: Jeremy Brock | Stars: Rupert Grint, Laura Linney, Julie Walters, Fay Cohen

Votes: 9,158

33. Sassy Pants (2012)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
51 Metascore

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.

Writer: Coley Sohn | Director: Coley Sohn | Stars: Anna Gunn, Ashley Rickards, Martin Spanjers, Drew Droege

Votes: 1,351

34. Grace (III) (2009)

R | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
52 Metascore

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.

Writer: Paul Solet | Director: Paul Solet | Stars: Jordan Ladd, Samantha Ferris, Gabrielle Rose, Stephen Park

Votes: 6,480

35. Middle of Nowhere (2008)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

An irresponsible mother blows her eldest daughter's college fund on her youngest daughter's modeling campaign.

Writer: Michelle Morgan | Director: John Stockwell | Stars: Eva Amurri Martino, Anton Yelchin, Willa Holland, Susan Sarandon

Votes: 2,860

36. Small Town Saturday Night (2010)

R | 94 min | Drama

5.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

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 »

Writer: Ryan Craig | Director: Ryan Craig | Stars: Shawn Christian, Chris Pine, Bre Blair, Kali Majors

Votes: 859

37. Futurama: Bender's Game (2008 Video)

88 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The Planet Express crew get trapped in a fantasy world.

Creators: Matt Groening, David X. Cohen | Director: Dwayne Carey-Hill | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 15,307

38. Greenfingers (2000)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
46 Metascore

A prison inmate with a green thumb goes on to compete in a national gardening competition. Based on a true story.

Writer: Joel Hershman | Director: Joel Hershman | Stars: Clive Owen, Helen Mirren, David Kelly, Warren Clarke

Votes: 4,361

39. Grimm Love (2006)

R | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

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.

Writer: T.S. Faull | Director: Martin Weisz | Stars: Thomas Kretschmann, Keri Russell, Thomas Huber, Rainier Meissner

Votes: 2,514

40. Butterflies Are Free (1972)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A blind man moves into his own apartment against the wishes of his overprotective mother, and befriends the freethinking young woman next door.

Writer: Leonard Gershe | Director: Milton Katselas | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Edward Albert, Eileen Heckart, Paul Michael Glaser

Votes: 3,110

41. Falling in Love with the Girl Next Door (2006 TV Movie)

92 min | Comedy

5.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Mark Lucas and Theresa Connolly fall in love but their overbearing mothers ruin their wedding plans and possibly their future together.

Writer: Sally Nemeth | Director: Armand Mastroianni | Stars: Crystal Allen, Ken Marino, Patty Duke, Patrick Duffy

Votes: 383

42. Don't Go in the House (1979)

R | 82 min | Horror

5.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A disturbed young man who was burned as a child by his sadistic mother stalks women with a flamethrower.

Writers: Joe Masefield, Joseph Ellison, Ellen Hammill | Director: Joseph Ellison | Stars: Dan Grimaldi, Charles Bonet, Bill Ricci, Robert Osth

Votes: 2,097

43. Real Women Have Curves (2002)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
71 Metascore

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 »

Writers: Josefina Lopez, George LaVoo | Director: Patricia Cardoso | Stars: America Ferrera, Lupe Ontiveros, Ingrid Oliu, George Lopez

Votes: 5,794

44. Love at First Kill (2008)

Thriller

3.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

An overprotective mother tries to stop her son's budding relationship with a flirtatious young divorcée.

Writer: Guy Lee Thys | Director: John Daly | Stars: Margot Kidder, Lyne Renee, Michael Bowen, Adriana O'Neil

Votes: 227

45. Smooth Talk (1985)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

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.

Writers: Joyce Carol Oates, Tom Cole | Director: Joyce Chopra | Stars: Treat Williams, Laura Dern, Mary Kay Place, Margaret Welsh

Votes: 1,073

46. And Then Came Love (2007)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

4.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Julie, a successful magazine columnist, opens Pandora's Box and seeks out the anonymous sperm donor who fathered her young son.

Writer: Caytha Jentis | Director: Richard Schenkman | Stars: Vanessa Williams, Kevin Daniels, Michael Boatman, Jeremy Gumbs

Votes: 418

47. Wild in the Streets (1968)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A young man gains significant political influence as the leader of a counterculture rock band with his rallying cry of voting rights for teenagers.

Writer: Robert Thom | Director: Barry Shear | Stars: Christopher Jones, Shelley Winters, Diane Varsi, Hal Holbrook

Votes: 1,246

48. The Pack (2010)

R | 84 min | Horror

4.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

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.

Writer: Franck Richard | Director: Franck Richard | Stars: Yolande Moreau, Émilie Dequenne, Benjamin Biolay, Philippe Nahon

Votes: 1,615

49. Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1989 TV Mini-Series)

165 min | Drama

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

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 »

Stars: Cathryn Bradshaw, Emily Aston, Pam Ferris, Celia Imrie

Votes: 747

50. The Winner (2007– )

30 min | Comedy

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A successful guy looks back to the time he spent living with his parents when he was in his thirties.

Creator: Ricky Blitt | Stars: Rob Corddry, Erinn Hayes, Keir Gilchrist, Linda Hart

Votes: 1,104