Keyword: mother/son

Changeling

Changeling (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 141 minutes Release date: 10/23/2008
Los Angeles, March 1928: On a beautiful Saturday morning in a working-class suburb, single mother Christine Collins says goodbye to her nine-year-old son, Walter, and leaves for her job as a telephone operator. But when Christine returns to their modest home, she is confronted with every parent's worst nightmare: her son has vanished. An exhaustive and fruitless search ensues, but Walter has...
Karate Kid

The Karate Kid (2010)

Rated: PG Runtime: 132 minutes Release date: 06/10/2010
Twelve-year-old Dre Parker could've been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying--and the feeling is mutual--but cultural differences make such a friendship impossible. Even worse, Dre's feelings make an enemy of the class bully, and kung fu prodigy, Cheng. With no friends in a strange land, Dre...
Man of Steel

Man of Steel (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 143 minutes Release date: 06/13/2013
A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he makes a journey to discover where he came from and find out what he was sent here to do. Eventually, the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.
Ring

The Ring (2002)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 10/17/2002
It sounded like just another urban legend--a videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, until four teenagers all met with mysterious deaths exactly one week after watching just such a tape. Allowing her investigative curiosity to get the better...
50/50

50/50 (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 09/29/2011
Adam Lerner has a pretty great life-with a talented, sexy, artist girlfriend and a cool job with NPR, the 27-year-old seems to have it all. But when Adam discovers he has a rare and possibly fatal form of cancer, his entire life turns to chaos. As his world starts to unravel in every way, Adam finds himself dealing with the well-meaning but totally outrageous attempts by his friends and family to...
Stepmom

Stepmom (1998)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 12/24/1998
Jackie and Isabel have nothing in common--one is the ideal mother, the other is struggling to be any kind of mother--until circumstances force them to share a family and put aside their mutual hostility for the sake of the children. They discover how precious life, love and the ties that bind them really are in this tale about the intricate circumstances surrounding what happens when a man's new...
Psycho

Psycho (1960)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 07/30/1960
This four-time Academy Award nominated masterpiece of cinema is one of the most iconic horror films of all time. In "Psycho" (1960), Anthony Perkins stars as Norman Bates, the disturbed proprietor of a macabre motel in Alfred Hitchock's landmark triumph of terror. After a mysterious traveler, played by Janet Leigh, meets an infamous end, spine-tingling suspense builds into a scream-inducing climax...
Dark House

Dark House (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 03/13/2014
Nick Di Santo is tormented by his ability to touch someone and see exactly how they will die. On his twenty-third birthday Nick is summoned by his mother to the asylum where she has been institutionalized since his childhood. Nick is stunned by her revelation that the father he thought was dead is really alive and may know the origin of Nick's terrible gift. Nick sets out to find his father with...

Grand Lake (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/17/2014
LUV

LUV (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 01/17/2013
Based on a true story, set in urban Baltimore, a young man dreams of being reunited with his long-gone mother, but for today he's following his Uncle Vernon (recently released from prison) around town as he tries to move beyond his criminal past and raise enough cash to start his dream - a combination crab house and cabaret. Unfortunately, Vernon's past soon shows up to haunt him, and the boy...

Kidnap (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/09/2014
garçons et Guillaume, à table !

Les garçons et Guillaume, à table ! (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/19/2013
Young Guillaume, who is very different from his two brothers, maintains a very strange relationship with his mother. She sees him as a little girl while his father rejects him. Effeminate, he likes to dress up and imitate the women around him. Everyone has been thinking for a long time that he is gay, which leads him to question his own sexual orientation.
Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom (2010)

Rated: R Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 08/12/2010
Following the death of his mother, Joshua moves in with his estranged uncles and his doting grandmother, Smurf, mother to the Cody boys.Armed robber Pope Cody is in hiding, on the run from a gang of renegade detectives who want him dead. His business partner and best friend, Barry 'Baz' Brown wants out of the game, recognizing that their days of old-school banditry are all but over. Pope's younger...
Babadook

The Babadook (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 11/27/2014
Young widow Amelia lives with her seven-year-old son, Samuel, who seems to get odder by the day. His father's death in an accident when driving Amelia to the hospital to give birth to him may have something to do with the boy's unnerving behavior, which scares other children and perhaps even his own mother. But when a sinister children's book called "Mister Babadook" mysteriously appears-and keeps...
Fort Bliss

Fort Bliss (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 09/18/2014
A decorated Army medic and single mother returns home from an extended tour in Afghanistan to discover that the bond with her five-year-old son has been shattered. In her absence, the boy has attached to his father and his new girlfriend. As she struggles to reclaim her son's affection and reintegrate into civilian life, she meets a mechanic with whom she becomes romantically involved. Just as...
Mommy

Mommy (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 139 minutes Release date: 09/18/2014
In near-future Quebec, a new law allows parents to bypass the court system and commit problem children directly into state care. Nevertheless, widow Diana makes a last ditch effort to keep her volatile, 15-year-old son, Steve, out of an institution by homeschooling him with the help of a mousy, withdrawn neighbor.
Blended

Blended (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 05/22/2014
After a disastrous blind date, single parents Lauren and Jim agree on only one thing: they never want to see each other again. But when they each sign up separately for a fabulous family vacation with their kids, they're all stuck sharing a suite at a luxurious African safari resort for a week.
Babies

Babies (2010)

Rated: PG Runtime: 79 minutes Release date: 05/06/2010
Simultaneously follows four babies around the world - from birth to first steps. The children are, respectively, in order of on-screen introduction: Ponijao, who lives with her family near Opuwo, Namibia; Bayarjargal, who resides with his family in Mongolia, near Bayanchandmani; Mari, who lives with her family in Tokyo, Japan; and Hattie, who resides with her family in the United States, in San...
Lilting

Lilting (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 09/25/2014
The world of a Chinese mother mourning the untimely death of her son is suddenly disrupted by the presence of a stranger who doesn't speak her language.
2 temps 3 mouvements

2 temps 3 mouvements (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/25/2014
Charlie Countryman

Charlie Countryman (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 11/14/2013
While traveling abroad, Charlie Countryman falls for Gabi, a Romanian beauty whose unreachable heart has its origins in Nigel, her violent, charismatic ex. As the darkness of Gabi's past increasingly envelops him, Charlie resolves to win her heart, or die trying.

Ned Rifle (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club

Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 03/13/2014
Five single mothers from very different walks of life whose children - thanks to a generous scholarship program - all attend an exclusive prep school called West Merryville. The mothers range from a white alpha-female career woman to an African-American fast food worker; but they find themselves united through a stroke of bad luck: each of their children has been caught for infractions - smoking...
Admission

Admission (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 03/21/2013
Every spring, high school seniors anxiously await college admission letters. At Princeton University, admissions officer Portia Nathan is a gatekeeper, evaluating thousands of applicants annually. Year in and year out, Portia has lived her life by the book, at work and at the home she shares with Princeton professor Mark. When Clarence, the Dean of Admissions, announces his impending retirement...
Hours

The Hours (2002)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 12/26/2002
Spanning across various time periods in the 20th century, a drama revolves around three very different women: two of whom have been profoundly affected by the works of Virginia Woolf; the other woman is Woolf, herself. All three are battling with issues of freedom, responsibility and identity. As the story unfolds, they are negotiating their way through different depressive states: Virginia Woolf...