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More Top Movie Moms

Now that you've seen GAYOT's 10 favorites, be sure to check out this equally great selection of formerly featured movie moms.

Penelope Cruz in All About My Mother

All About My Mother (1999)
If you're still hung up on Almodovar's departure from his "Women on the Verge" antics, it's time to mature... Read the full review

Angelina Jolie in Changeling

Changeling (2008)
This tale of a single mother's struggle to find her missing nine-year-old son... Read the full review

Anna Magnani in Pasolini's Mamma Roma

Mamma Roma (1962)
The marvelous Anna Magnani stars in this Pier Paolo Pasolini masterpiece... Read the full review

Anne Reid and Daniel Craig in The Mother

The Mother (2003)
A widow (Anne Reid) in her sixties begins an affair with a handyman half her age... Read the full review

Annette Bening in Mother and Child

Mother and Child (2009)
This subtle, under-the-radar drama focuses on three women... Read the full review

Isabelle Huppert in The Piano Teacher

The Piano Teacher (2001)
Isabelle Huppert is amazing as a woman trying to emancipate herself... Read the full review

Alejandro Jodorowsky's Santa Sangre

Santa Sangre (1989)
Alejandro Jodorowsky's delirious, decadent and disturbing exploration of Freud... Read the full review

Rikki Lake, Kathleen Turner, Sam Waterston and Matthew Lillard in Serial Mom

Serial Mom (1994)
This satirical comedy stars Kathleen Turner as Beverly Sutphin... Read the full review

Meryl Streep in Sophie's Choice

Sophie's Choice (1982)
It's a mother's worst nightmare: deciding which of her children shall live... Read the full review

Susan Sarandon and Julia Roberts in Stepmom

Stepmom (1998)
In this classic story of the ex versus the new woman, Susan Sarandon and Julia Roberts star... Read the full review

Holly Hunter and Evan Rachel Wood in Thirteen

Thirteen (2002)
To the chagrin of moms with teenage daughters everywhere... Read the full review

Natalie Portman and Stockard Channing in Where the Heart Is

Where the Heart Is (2000)
After being abandoned in middle-of-nowhere Oklahoma by her selfish boyfriend... Read the full review

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