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The VonTrap family finds a mother in The Sound of Music. Image ©Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Great Mother’s Day Movies - Part 2

A woman doesn't need to be a biological parent in order to become a mother. All that is required is love, sacrifice and commitment to those she cares for. Celebrate the great mother-figures in your life with these movies that depict this special bond.

The Sound of Music
Although Maria is a hard problem to solve for the nuns at the convent where she lives, the young woman turns out to be the perfect solution for the VonTrap family when she is sent there as a temporary nanny. Over time she works her way into the hearts of the seven unruly children and their emotionally distant father.

Anne Of Green Gables
An orphan arrives at the home of her dreams only to learn her new family (an elderly brother and sister) was expecting a boy. Although the bachelor warms to the redheaded girl instantly, it takes a little longer for the cool spinster to appreciate Anne's fiery disposition.

The Blind Side
The life of a troubled black youth takes an unexpected turn when a white family takes him in, and the mother begins to treat the teen as her own son.

Sarah, Plain And Tall
A mail-order bride leaves her East Coast home and travels to the Midwest prairies to meet her possible husband-- a man she has only communicated with by letter. Yet awkward introductions prove easier than trying to fix the still grieving hearts of the widower and his two small children. (Skylark is the sequel to this movie.)

A Shine of Rainbows
The drab and cloudy life of a young orphan turns bright when a sunny woman offers to adopt him.

Raising Helen
A single, career girl is the last person anyone would pick as a mother---except for her older sister Lindsey. And that proves to be a big problem when Lindsey's optimistic confidence combines with her untimely death and leaves Helen as the legal guardian of her three children.

The Odd Life of Timothy Green
Jennifer Garner plays Cindy Green, a woman who has had to bury her hopes of ever having a child. Then, by some unknown magic, a young boy (CJ Adams) sprouts from her garden! Excitedly she and her husband (Joel Edgerton) take on the task of raising Timothy and begin to learn there is more to parenting them just hopes and dreams.

More details about the movies mentioned in this post…

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

Anne Of Green Gables

Anne Of Green Gables

An imaginative orphaned girl may be just what an aging brother and sister need to spice up their dull exisitance.

A Shine of Rainbows

A Shine of Rainbows

A mother is worth more than a pot of gold.

Skylark

Skylark

The Blind Side

The Blind Side

An affluent couple opens their eyes to the potential of an impoverished black teen.

Sarah, Plain & Tall

Sarah, Plain & Tall

The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

The home theater is alive with the sound of music...

Raising Helen

Raising Helen