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Mother's Day (2016)

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

Director:

Garry Marshall

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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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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

Robert Pine who plays Kate Hudson and Sarah Chalkes's father is the real life father of actor Chris Pine who was in Princess Diaries 2 which was also directed by Gary Marshall. 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

Kristin: I have abandonment issues!
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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

Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: New Year's Eve (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Just Play the Music
Written by Eric Goldman and Lauren Vogel
Performed by Lauren Vogel (as Lauryn Vyce)
Courtesy of The LA Outfit
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a total misuse of the talent involved
15 April 2019 | by Special-K88See all my reviews

A look into the lives of several interconnected characters leading up to the titular holiday. Interior designer Sandy (Aniston) with two sons is divorced and dealing with conflicting emotions when her ex-husband marries a much younger woman; adoptee Kristin (Robertson) has a daughter with her longtime boyfriend but still struggles with the idea of marriage; gym owner Bradley (Sudeikis) is a widower of two girls but has yet to move on from the loss of his wife; free-spirited, happily married Jesse (Hudson) has a little boy but is distant from her own mother due to her controlling nature and deeply conservative views. The third and most unsatisfying entry of Garry Marshall's holiday-themed series is not very poignant or insightful, lacks real emotional resonance, and serves up jokes that continually fall flat. Much like Valentine's Day and New Year's Eve, it puts a group of high-profile actors together and gives them little to work with; a shame. *½


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Country:

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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

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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