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Happy Mother’s Day 2022: Best Movies and shows to watch on Amazon Prime Video with your mom on this special day

From Mother’s Day to Jalsa, spend some quality time with the most important person in your life, your mom, by binge watching these films and shows together.

  • Shilpa S

Last Updated: 08.01 AM, May 07, 2022

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Happy Mother’s Day 2022: Best Movies and shows to watch on Amazon Prime Video with your mom on this special day

Mother’s Day is almost upon us and many of us must be racking our brains trying to figure out the best gift to show our appreciation for everything our mothers do for us. If you’re one of the many people who ran out of last minute gift ideas, we’ve got you covered. Why not spend the day spending some quality time with the most important person in your life, putting your feet up and bingeing on some of the best shows and movies about motherhood that Amazon Prime Video has to offer. Here are a few of them:


1
Mom
7.4
Christy (Anna Faris) and Bonnie Plunkett (Alison Janney) are a mother daughter duo whose relationship has witnessed its fair share of chaos and dysfunction. Estranged for years and recovering from alcoholism and addiction, the duo try to start a new chapter in their lives. Getting sober, they try to mend the bruises of their relationships and sober up, but it's easier said than done. But it doesn't stop them from giving it their best. The Emmy Award winning show ran for 8 seasons.
2
English Vinglish
7.7
This 2012 film explores the story of Shashi Godbole (Sridevi), a meek woman who is the object of mockery by her own husband and daughter. When Shashi gets a chance to go to New York for her niece’s wedding, she realises how difficult it is to live in the city without knowing English, and decides to secretly enrol in classes to learn the language. The class not only helps her improve her language, but also boosts her self esteem. The critically acclaimed film was directed by Gauri Shinde.
3
Mother's Day
6.5
This 2016 romantic comedy explores the lives of several people and their stories of motherhood and mothers. From a divorced mother looking for love, to a widowed man struggling to come to terms with his wife’s death, to a woman’s quest in search for her birth mother, to siblings having to deal with orthodox parents; the film weaves in themes of motherhood, love and loss through its several stories. The film features an ensemble cast consisting of Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Shay Mitchell, Julia Roberts, Jason Sudeikis, Timothy Olyphant and more.
4
Jalsa
6.7
Starring Vidya Balan and Shefali Shah, this 2022 thriller follows the story of a celebrated journalist (Balan) and Shah (her cook), whose lives become irreparably changed after a hit and run accident involving a teenager. The Suresh Triveni directorial also explores themes of one mother’s frustration and helplessness,and another’s ethical dilemma.
5
The Good Wife
8.5
The series focusses on the story of Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies), whose live is turned upside down when her politician husband is jailed in a corruption and sex scandal. Left to fend herself and her children, she decides to work as a litigator and starts to build her life from the ground up. The series, which ran for seven seasons has won numerous accolades and spawned a spin-off titled The Good Fight.
6
Your Sulu
7.1
This 2017 film follows the story of Sulochana "Sulu" Dubey (Vidya Balan), a homemaker who has big dreams. Her lack of education leaves her job options limited, but Sulu’s luck changes for the better when she lands a job as a radio show host for a night time segment.

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