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Mother's Day (2016)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 29 April 2016 (USA)
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Three generations come together in the week leading up to Mother's Day.

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(screenplay) (as Anya Kochoff Romano), (screenplay) (as Matt Walker) | 5 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Sandy
... Henry
... Tina
... Mikey
... Peter (as Brandon Shane Spink)
Sam Marshall ... Peter's Friend Sam
Siena LaGambina ... Paige
Joseph Leo Bwarie ... Principal Bobby Lee
... Randy the Clown
... Bella the Balloon Lady
Marty Nadler ... Petting Zoo Man
... Hotel Bellman
Lily Marshall-Fricker ... Party Kid
Ethan Marshall ... Party Kid
Emma Marshall ... Party Kid
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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 »

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for language and some suggestive material | See all certifications »

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29 April 2016 (USA)  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,369,184, 1 May 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$32,463,917, 12 June 2016
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Jack Whitehall's first Hollywood movie. See more »

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Dana Barton's headstone says "LT Dana Barton." Though the movie never states her pay-grade, USMC abbreviated ranks include "2ndLt" for an O-1 or "1stLt" for O-2 respectively. The rank of "LT" is a US Navy abbreviation for O-3. See more »

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Kristin: I have abandonment issues!
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Hector Elizondo, who has appeared in every single Garry Marshall film, is credited: And As Always, Hector Elizondo See more »


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Written by Daniel Holter and Kyle White
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Lots of Synthetics
1 August 2016 | by See all my reviews

There is a demographic that will relate to this film: Females who are (or somehow wish they were) moms and who have lives enhanced by cheap daytime soaps and cheap paperback romance fiction novelettes. And, who don't mind a script that challenges a sophomore writing class (that's like the HS one) for stereotypic blandness; a dialogue seldom exceeding seven words (with lots of head shot panning back and forth and …) and repetitive plasticized robotic acting. Plot: Predictable buffet of female family situations. I knew before watching they would have Aniston in a sweating jogging or workout scene - yep. Usual preteen and teen issues. What subsequent scene always shows up when a vending machine fails to drop your snack? Yep again, someone tries to stick their arm up. That is creative writing?? The whole movie imitates that vending scene. Directing/editing: See somewhere in the above. Setting: White suburbias (as in plural many times over).


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