11 Mother's Day movies to stream on Netflix, Disney+, Crave and more

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Mother's Day is around the corner, and what better way is there to celebrate than by watching some powerful, inspiring on-screen moms together?

From Kerry Washington playing the mother of a son who goes missing in Florida in "American Son," to an overprotective Chinese-Canadian mom played by Sandra Oh in Pixar's recent hit "Turning Red," there are many gems that are sure to be a hit with the moms in your life.

If you're looking for a sweet way to spend time together this Mother's Day, be sure to check out some of our top picks for movies to stream on Netflix, Disney+, Amazon Prime Video and Crave.

Best Mother's Day movies to stream on Netflix

American Son

Kerry Washington in still from American Son.
American Son. Image via Netflix

Kerry Washington stars in this heartbreaking drama that follows an estranged interracial couple who reunites when their eighteen-year-old son goes missing.

Yes Day

Jennifer Garner and cast in still from Yes Day.
Yes Day. Image via Netflix

In this family-friendly movie, Jennifer Garner plays a mother who is challenged by her mischievous kids to say yes to everything for a day.

Otherhood

Patricia Arquette, Angela Bassett, and Felicity Huffman in still from Otherhood.
Otherhood. Image via IMDB

Patricia Arquette, Angela Bassett, and Felicity Huffman star in this comedy about a group of BFFs who decide to ditch the suburbs and surprise their adult sons in New York City on Mother's Day.

Best Mother's Day movies to stream on Disney+

Turning Red

Still from Pixar's Turning Red.
Turning Red. Image via IMDB

Confident, dorky 13-year-old Mei (Rosalie Chiang) must balance being a dutiful daughter with the chaos of adolescence while her overbearing mom (Sandra Oh) is never far behind.

Freaky Friday

Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan star in Freaky Friday.
Freaky Friday. Image via IMDB

Single mother Tess Coleman (Jamie Lee Curtis) and her teenage daughter Anna (Lindsay Lohan) couldn't be more different, and it is driving them both insane. After receiving cryptic fortunes at a Chinese restaurant, the two wake up the next day to discover that they have switched bodies, and must figure out a way to get along.

Best Mother's Day movies to stream on Prime Video

Spencer

Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana in Spencer.
Spencer. Image via Neon

This drama follows Princess Diana (Kristen Stewart) over the course of one tumultuous Christmas holiday, as she spends time with the royal family while her only salvation is her relationship with her sons.

Maid in Manhattan

Jennifer Lopez in still from Maid in Manhattan.
Maid in Manhattan. Image via IMDB

By a twist of fate and mistaken identity, single mother Marisa (Jennifer Lopez) meets big wig Christopher Marshall (Ralph Fiennes), who believes that she is a guest, rather than an employee at the hotel where she works. However, when Marisa's true identity is revealed, the two find that they are worlds apart.

Kidnap

Halle Berry in still from Kidnap.
Kidnap. Image via IMDB

A typical afternoon in the park turns into a nightmare for single mother Karla Dyson (Halle Berry) when kidnappers snatch her young son Frankie. With no cellphone and no time to wait for police, Dyson jumps into her car in a high-speed chase in order to save her beloved child.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Frances McDormand in still from Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Image via IMDB

Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand), a hard-nosed mother is seeking justice for her murdered daughter. With no arrests after seven months, Mildred puts up three roadside signs to goad Ebbing police chief into action.

Best Mother's Day movies to stream on Crave

King Richard

Still from King Richard.
King Richard. Image via Warner Bros. Pictures

While this film is about Richard Williams (Will Smith), who was determined to write his two daughters, Venus and Serena, into history, it's also very much about their mother Brandi (Aunjanue Ellis). Together, the Williams family defies seemingly insurmountable odds laid before them.

Erin Brockovich

Julia Roberts in still from Erin Brockovich.
Erin Brockovich. Image via IMDB

Erin Brockovich (Julia Roberts) is a single mother who stumbles upon medical records, where she discovers a cover-up involving contaminated water in a local community which is causing devastating illnesses among its residents.

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