Movies to watch with mum this Mother’s Day

Shall We Dance

John Clark has the ideal life with a great career as a lawyer and a loving family who dotes on him. However, he feels there is something crucial missing in his life as he goes on mindlessly with his day. One day on his way back home from work, he notices a beautiful woman in a dance studio, and in that moment he decides to join dance classes and learn ballroom dancing. This new hobby in John’s life gives him a spark in life; however his wife, Beverly, grows suspicious of behaviour and his happier attitude in life and decides to investigate.  Starring: Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez and Susan Sarandon.

Mrs Doubtfire

Daniel Hillard and his wife Miranda have been through the ups and downs in their marriage and finally decide to divorce, however the court ruling is in favour of Miranda, and Daniel is given very little access to his kids. Troubled by this, Daniel plans a way to see his children. He dresses as an older British woman and goes by the name ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ and convinces his ex-wife to hire him as a nanny. However, when Daniel and his nanny personalities clash, his secrets are exposed. Starring: Robin Williams, Sally Field, Pierce Brosnan.

The Blind Side

Michael Oher is a homeless black teen, who has drifted in and out of the school system for years. Leigh Anne Tuohy and her husband, Sean, decide to take him in their home and they eventually become his legal guardians. With the help of his new family, Michael is able to overcome personal issues and further help of devoted tutor he brings out his true potential as a student and a football player. Starring: Sandra Bullock, Quinton Aaron, Tim McGraw.

The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music, is based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family, who are one of the world’s best-known concert groups. Julia Andrews plays the role of Maria, an aspiring nun, who becomes a governess in a household of seven children and their father, a widowed naval captain. Set in picturesque scenes of Austria, Maria brings love, life and music into the home. Starring: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer.