As we celebrate Mother's Day, we'd like to think (hope?) there are valuable lessons to be learned from Hollywood's big-screen moms—even the less-than-perfect ones
(Faye Dunaway — Mommie Dearest)
Well, she was right about wire hangers.
(Sally Field — Forrest Gump)
Stupid is as stupid does, but there's nothing stupid about unconditional love.
(Tyler Perry — Madea film series)
Sometimes life is a real drag.
(Natalie Portman — Star Wars Episodes I, II & III)
No buns about it: Bad hairstyles can be genetic.
(Meryl Streep — Mamma Mia!)
There's no (paternity) problem a little ABBA can't solve.
(Mia Farrow — Rosemary's Baby)
Thou thinkest thy child is a demon?
For more lessons from Hollywood's movie moms, buy "Mom in the Movies: The Iconic Screen Mothers You Love (and a Few You Love to Hate)," on sale now.
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