This year, we have a mother of a movie picks list for your Mother’s Day viewing pleasure! Our favorite moms include Norma Bates (played by Vera Farmiga) from the EMMY®-nominated A&E series, “Bates Motel”, and Grace and Frankie (played by Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, respectively) from the EMMY-nominated Netflix comedy series. Also see below for several more movie viewing suggestions. What is your Mother’s Day pick?
There are so many movies to choose from, but here are our picks for this year’s Mother’s Day viewing pleasure, based on endearing family stories and featuring music by acclaimed composers and hit makers we love. Which film will you see?
Blake Lively is captivating as Adaline, a 29-year-old who survives a near-death experience and from that day on, never grows older. Adaline guards her secret and her heart for eight decades until a charming philanthropist (Michiel Huisman) and his parents (Harris Ford and Kathy Baker) force Adaline to confront her destiny in this unforgettable tale about the timeless power of love. Score by Rob Simonsen.
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The Age Of Adaline (Original Motion Picture Score): iTunes | Buy CD
The Age Of Adaline (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack): iTunes | Buy CD
Little Miss Sunshine (rent it on iTunes) is about a dysfunctional family who races across the country in a VW bus to get their little girl (Abigail Breslin) into a beauty pageant finals. The film won two Academy Awards® including Best Supporting Actor for Alan Arkin. The soundtrack featuring music by Mychael Danna and DeVotchKa received a Grammy nomination.
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Little Miss Sunshine (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack): Download | Buy CD
Academy Award®-nominees Annette Bening and Julianne Moore star in this funny, smart and vibrant portrait of a modern American family. Nic (Bening) and Jules (Moore) are your average suburban couple raising their two teens, Joni (Mia Wasikowska) and Laser (Josh Hutchinson), in Southern California. But when the kids secretly track down their “donor dad,” Paul (Mark Ruffalo), an unexpected new chapter begins for everyone as family ties are defined, re-defined and then re-re-defined. Fall in love with the big-hearted comedy that critics have called “one of the best fils of the year!”
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The Kids Are All Right (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack): Download | Buy CD
Expecting also stars Radha Mitchell as “Lizzie,” who has given up trying to conceive after years of trying with her husband, until her best friend Andie (played by Michelle Monaghan), gets pregnant unexpectedly. Score by Mark Kilian.
I DON’T KNOW HOW SHE DOES IT (Rent It Here: iTunes)
Kate Reddy (Sarah Jessical Parker of SEX AND THE CITY FRANCHISE) is a finance executive who manages the ultimate balancing act between work and her adoring family. With the support of her best friend and fellow working mother Allison (Christina Hendricks of TV’s MAD MEN), Kate generally manages to keep her out-of-work husband Richard (Greg Kenner of LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE), two young children and colleagues happy. But life gets difficult when she lands a lucrative new account that requires frequent travel, at the same time Richard receives a job offer he can’t refuse. Further complicating matters are her ambitious, child-phobic junior associate Momo (Olivia Munn of TV’s PERFECT COUPLES) and new business partner Jack (Pierce Brosnan of MAMMA MIA!, JAMES BOND FRANCHISE), who becomes an unexpected source of temptation. Based on the novel by Allison Pearson. Score by Aaron Zigman.
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I Don’t Know How She Does It (Original Motion Picture Score): iTunes | Buy CD
I Don’t Know How She Does It (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack): iTunes | Buy CD
This Mother’s Day, Lakeshore Records reflects on several movies which tell the story of four different moms: Expecting, starring Michelle Monaghan (Better Living Through Chemistry); Little Miss Sunshine, starring Abigail Breslin (Perfect Sisters); People Like Us, starring Elizabeth Banks (Walk of Shame); and The Kids Are All Right, starring Julianne Moore, Annette Bening and The Hunger Games‘ Josh Hutcherson. Lakeshore Records is proud to have released the movie soundtracks to these endearing films.
Expecting also stars Radha Mitchell as “Lizzie,” who has given up trying to conceive after years of trying with her husband, until her best friend Andie (played by Michelle Monaghan), gets pregnant unexpectedly. Little Miss Sunshine (rent it on iTunes) is about a dysfunctional family who races across the country in a VW bus to get their little girl (Abigail Breslin) into a beauty pageant finals. The Kids Are All Right is about a modern family coming to terms with their daughter going off to college (Mia Wasikowska) and their son trying to find his biological father (Mark Ruffalo). People Like Us stars Chris Pine who, while taking care of the affairs of his recently deceased father, discovers he has a long-lost sister (Elizabeth Banks).
Expecting (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Score by Mark Kilian
Album Available December 17
Film In Theaters December 6
Listen to samples from the songs here:
Expecting (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Mark Kilian
01. Main Titles
02. Ping Pong
03. Down In The Valley (Traditional featuring Bonnie Piesse)
04. Out Of Rehab
05. Joyce With The Stoners
06. I Want You To Have It
07. Baby Monitor
08. Too Much For Peter
10. Screaming And Puking
11. I Thought Someday I’d Want Them Too
12. Cart Wheels
13. I Had Plans
14. Your Baby Is Now The Size Of A Sweet Pea
15. It’s Coming
17. Casey’s Old Flame
18. Breaking Dishes
19. Has Anyone Seen My Testicles
21. I Miss My Friend
22. So Much Month Left At The End Of The Money
23. Use Your Words
24. Ultra Sound
25. Awkward Dinner
26. Your Baby Is Now The Size Of A Squash
27. Meet Gus
28. Peter Leaves
29. Casey’s Jiz
30. I Didn’t Know I Was Gonna Feel This Way
31. Talk A Lot Of Smack, Do A Lot Of Smack
32. Your Baby Is Now The Size Of A Kiwi
33. Dog In Baby’s Clothing
34. Home Alone
35. I’m Pregnant
36. She Wants To Just Give Us Her Baby
After years of struggling to conceive with her husband, Lizzie has given up hope of having a baby on her own. But when her best friend Andie finds herself pregnant after a one-night stand, an unexpected solution arises: Andie offers to have the baby and give it to Lizzie. The couple agrees to the plan, on one condition: Andie must move in with them for the duration of the pregnancy. But can the women’s friendship survive until birth? Jessie McCormack’s debut is a refreshingly candid comedy about planning ahead for life’s unexpected detours.