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...
Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump (1994)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 142 minutes Release date: 07/05/1994
Forrest Gump tells his remarkable life story to a stranger while waiting for a bus. Despite his sub-normal IQ, Gump leads a truly charmed life, with a ringside seat for many of the most memorable events of the second half of the 20th century. He taught Elvis Presley to dance, became a football star and met JFK and LBJ. He served with honor in Vietnam and spoke at an anti-war rally at the...
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...
How to Train Your Dragon 2

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 06/12/2014
It's been five years since Hiccup and Toothless successfully united dragons and Vikings on the island of Berk. While Astrid, Snoutlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the island's new favorite contact sport), the now inseparable pair journey through the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the...
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...

The Sphere and the Labyrinth (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 01/27/2014
Dir: N/A
With: Lesley Ann Warren
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.
Boyhood

Boyhood (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 164 minutes Release date: 07/10/2014
The film tracks 6-year-old Mason over life's most radically fluctuating decade, through a familiar whirl of family moves, family controversies, faltering marriages, re-marriages, new schools, first loves, lost loves, good times, scary times and a constantly unfolding mix of heartbreak and wonder. But the results are unpredictable, as one moment braids into the next, entwining into a deeply...
Labor Day

Labor Day (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 12/26/2013
Thirteen-year-old Henry Wheeler struggles to be the man of his house and care for his reclusive mother, Adele, while confronting all the pangs of adolescence. On a back-to-school shopping trip, Henry and his mother encounter Frank Chambers, a man both intimidating and clearly in need of help, who convinces them to take him into their home and later is revealed to be an escaped convict. The events...
As Good As It Gets

As Good As It Gets (1997)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 12/22/1997
Melvin Udall is a sarcastic writer who lives alone in an apartment, eats at the same restaurant each day, is afraid of germs, and generally hates people. His neighbor, Simon, is a gay artist whose dog is constantly becoming entangled in Melvin's life annoying Melvin and giving rise to much anti-homosexual sentiment on his part. Carol is a waitress at Melvin's usual eating spot who is trying to...
Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones

Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones (2002)

Rated: PG Runtime: 132 minutes Release date: 05/15/2002
Set ten years after the events of "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace", not only has the galaxy undergone significant change, but so have our familiar heroes Obi-Wan Kenobi, Padme Amidala, and Anakin Skywalker, as they are thrown together again for the first time since the Trade Federation invasion of Naboo. Anakin has grown into the accomplished Jedi apprentice of Obi-Wan, who himself has...
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...
Only God Forgives

Only God Forgives (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 07/18/2013
Ten years after killing a man and going on the run, Julian now manages a boxing club in Bangkok, which in reality is a front for his drug operation. When Julian's brother kills a prostitute, a mysterious and unbalanced policeman arranges to have him killed in revenge by the girl's father. This prompts Julian's mother to come to Bangkok. The powerful head of a criminal organization, she's come to...
Leonie

Leonie (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 03/14/2013
Leonie Gimour's life spanned continents, wars and cultures in her courageous, passionate quest for freedom and self-expression. As an independent young woman, seeking to overcome restrictive female roles in turn-of-the-century America, Leonie is retained by the famous Japanese poet Yone Noguchi as his editor. Their relationship evolves into a romantic one, but Yone leaves her abruptly when she...
Last Temptation of Christ

The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)

Rated: R Runtime: 163 minutes Release date: 08/11/1988
A depiction of Christ's life including a vision of what his life might have been like had he not been crucified.
Witness

Witness (1985)

Rated: R Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 02/07/1985
A young Amish boy, visiting Philadelphia with his widowed mother, witnesses a murder. When the detective on the case discovers a police cover-up, he realizes his, the boy's and the mother's lives are in jeopardy. He hides out in Amish country, living amongst the community and having to abide by their peaceful customs.Things get more complicated when he falls in love with the young widow. But, soon...
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...
Another Happy Day

Another Happy Day (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 11/17/2011
A family weekend is fraught with emotional landmines for mercurial and sensitive Lynn as she arrives at her parents' Annapolis estate for the marriage of her estranged eldest son Dylan, accompanied by her three younger children. Lynn's hopes for a joyful reunion are crushed as her wry but troubled middle son Elliot lobs verbal grenades at his mother and her relatives while daughter Alice, a...
Take Shelter

Take Shelter (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 09/29/2011
Curtis LaForche lives in a small Ohio town with his wife Samantha and six-year-old daughter Hannah, who is deaf. Curtis makes a modest living as a crew chief for a sand-mining company. Samantha is a stay-at-home mother and part-time seamstress who supplements their income by selling handmade wares at the flea market each weekend. Money is tight, and navigating Hannah's healthcare and special...
Guilt Trip

The Guilt Trip (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 12/18/2012
Andy Brewster is about to go on the road trip of a lifetime accompanied by his overbearing mother Joyce. After deciding to start his adventure with a quick visit at mom's, Andy gets guilted into taking her along for the ride. As they cross 3,000 miles, he is constantly aggravated by her antics, but over time he comes to realize that they actually have more in common than he originally thought, and...