Mother’s Day

Many mothers - one special day.

Overall B-

This movie follows the storyline of several women, whose paths cross on one Mother's Day. Even though they are all moms, the film is more of a girlfriend flick than an insight into what it means to be a parent.

Violence B
Sexual Content B-
Profanity C
Substance Use C+

Why is Mother’s Day rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Mother’s Day PG-13 for language and some suggestive material.

Run Time: 118 minutes

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Mother’s Day
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Mother’s Day rated PG-13? Mother’s Day is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for language and some suggestive material.

Violence: Comedic depictions include a child being hit in the head with a soccer ball, a man falling from a balcony and a mother dragging her unwilling child onto school bus. References are made to the death of a woman who served in the military. A woman steals candy from a vending machine. A child has a sever asthma attack. Occupants of an RV are in danger when the vehicle losses its brakes.

Sexual Content: Women are seen in scanty attire, including wrapped in a bath towel, a skimpy bikini and sportswear. A woman changes her shirt and is briefly seen in her bra. The script includes frequent sexual references and innuendo. Some sexual sight gags are included. Slang and anatomical terms for body parts are used. Women talk about men and sexual attraction. Female sanitary supplies are mentioned. A gay couple makes a parade float that looks like a womb. Couples cuddle, embrace and kiss. Jokes are made about unwed mothers. Women’s underwear is mentioned and shown. Women pole dance at in an exercise class at a gym. A young child with his pants down is seen from the back—urination is implied.

Language: One sexual expletive in used in a non-sexual context (in the credits, another is bleeped in an outtake). Infrequent scatological slang is used along with frequent mild and moderate profanity, crude slang and terms of deity. Some derogatory racial remarks and slurs are heard.

Alcohol / Drug Use: People are frequently shown drinking beer, sometimes in stressful situations. Alcohol is also drunk with dinner and in pubs. A couple brings their baby into a bar (where they work) and a licensed club. Asthma medication is administered. A man smokes a cigar.

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Mother’s Day
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Sexual Content, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Mother’s Day"

Cast and Crew

Mother’s Day is directed by Garry Marshall and stars Kate Hudson, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Julia Roberts .

Learn more about the origins of Mother's Day. Note:
Director Garry Marshall passed away on July 19, 2016 -- just two weeks before this film released to home video. He was 81 years-old and left behind a long legacy of film and television credits.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Mother’s Day movie is August 2, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes Mother’s Day
Release Date: August 2016
Mother’s Day releases to home video (Blu-ray/Digital HD) with the following extra features:
- Deleted Scenes with introductions by Garry Marshall
- Gag Reel

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For a list of other movies honoring this holiday, check out Great Mother’s Day Movies - Part 1 and Great Mother’s Day Movies – Part 2. Garry Marshall has directed two other holiday movies Valentine’s Day (2010) and New Year’s Eve (2011).

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