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 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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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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Trivia

Hector Elizondo has appeared in every big-screen Garry Marshall film. 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

Jesse: [to her son, who's peeing in front of the guests] Tanner, nononono!
Kristin: Oh!
Jesse: It's like the fourth time he's done this.
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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 Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) See more »

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Be Bop
Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Theodore) and Dan Zank
Performed by Dan Dee
Courtesy of DeeTown Entertainment
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to call it average would be over-selling

don't get me wrong, i GET the movie is supposed to be a light, popcorn movie..your average clichéd chickflick...and i love them....somedays you just want a silly corny cheesy movie to put a smile on your face...

the problems is that it fails at even that...it is not a romantic comedy...it does not explore the parents-kid relationship beyond the whole "oh im a man i cant say tampon" cliché...it is not about friendship....i mean what was the point of even making this movie...

i love interconnected romcom movies...but this is just ..pointless...i have no other words to describe it..

and the only thing that was more horrible than julia roberts wig was the direction.


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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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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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