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Celebrate Mother’s Day with HBO, Max, and a lot of great movies and TV shows

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in Baby Mama.
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This Sunday, May 12, is Mother’s Day, making it the perfect time to look back and reflect on the mothers in our lives. It’s a special day for anyone whose parents are still with them, or even an occasion to celebrate between spouses and partners with children of their own. However you choose to mark the event, Max has shared a list of its top movies and TV shows for Mother’s Day.

Topping the list of Feel Good Comedies is Baby Mama, the 2008 film starring Saturday Night Live legends Tina Fey and Amy Poehler as a woman, Kate Holbrook, and her freewheeling surrogate, Angie Ostrowski, respectively. Almost all of the selections on that list deal with motherhood in some way. The only list here with only slight connections to the shared theme is Coming of Age Movies and TV. But look at that list this way: They’re just suggestions that you can watch with your mothers or your partners. It’s entirely up to you.

To make things easier for you, we’ve included direct links to every single movie and show on Max’s Mother’s Day list.

Feel Good Comedies

TV Sitcom Moms

Documentaries

Coming of Age Movies & TV

Heartfelt Films

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