Movies about single mothers

Movies about single mothers
List of the best movies about single mothers selected by visitors to our site: The Perfect Catch, Kelly & Cal, Hillbilly Elegy, The Midwife, Unhinged, Son, Blood Red Sky, Awake, Run, Thriller.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
The Perfect Catch (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA

When Jessica Parker’s former high school boyfriend, superstar baseball player Chase Taynor, returns to town, she finds the inspiration to reinvent her struggling diner… and revisits the past to find something even better for the future.

Kelly & Cal (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

Punk-rocker turned suburban mom, Kelly, is nostalgic for a life she can no longer have and uncertain of a future she doesn’t yet fit in. Seventeen-year-old Cal is frustrated at his lack of control over the hand he's been dealt. When the two strike up an unlikely friendship, it's the perfect spark needed to thrust them both back to life.

Hillbilly Elegy (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA

An urgent phone call pulls a Yale Law student back to his Ohio hometown, where he reflects on three generations of family history and his own future.

The Midwife (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:03

Claire is a midwife and has devoted her life to others. At a moment when she is preoccupied by the imminent closure of the maternity clinic where she works, her life is further turned upside down when Béatrice, her father's former mistress, turns up on the scene. Béatrice is a capricious and selfish woman, Claire's exact opposite.

Unhinged (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

A divorced mother honks impatiently at a deranged middle-aged stranger at a red light while running late on her way to work. His road rage escalates to horrifyingly psychotic proportions as he becomes single-mindedly determined to teach her a deadly lesson for provoking him.

Son (2021)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror
CountryRepublic of Ireland, USA, United Kingdom

When a young boy contracts a mysterious illness, his mother must decide how far she will go to protect him from terrifying forces in her past.

Blood Red Sky (2021)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryGermany, USA

A woman with a mysterious illness is forced into action when a group of terrorists attempt to hijack a transatlantic overnight flight. In order to protect her son she will have to reveal a dark secret, and unleash the inner monster she has fought to hide.

Awake (2021)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA

After a sudden global event wipes out all electronics and takes away humankind’s ability to sleep, chaos quickly begins to consume the world. Only Jill, an ex-soldier with a troubled past, may hold the key to a cure in the form of her own daughter. The question is, can Jill safely deliver her daughter and save the world before she herself loses her mind.

Run (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada

Chloe, a teenager who is confined to a wheelchair, is homeschooled by her mother, Diane. Chloe soon becomes suspicious of her mother and begins to suspect that she may be harboring a dark secret.

Thriller (2018)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Years after a childhood prank goes horribly wrong, a clique of South Central LA teens find themselves terrorized during Homecoming weekend by a killer hell-bent on revenge.

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Fun Mom Dinner (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:39

Four women, whose kids attend the same preschool class, get together for a "fun mom dinner". When the night takes an unexpected turn, these unlikely new friends realize they have more in common than just marriage and motherhood.

Burden (2020)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA

Ku Klux Klansman Mike Burden opens the Redneck Shop and KKK museum in historic Laurens, SC. He subsequently falls in love with a single mother and, under her influence, quits the Klan and is taken in by an African American Reverend.

Carjacked (2011)
Markimdb: 5
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:29

A single mom and her child are carjacked by a bank robber who has no intention of letting them go.

Bad Moms (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, adventure
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:51

When three overworked and under-appreciated moms are pushed beyond their limits, they ditch their conventional responsibilities for a jolt of long overdue freedom, fun, and comedic self-indulgence.

Good Deeds (2012)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Businessman Wesley Deeds is jolted out of his scripted life when he meets Lindsey, a single mother who works on the cleaning crew in his office building.

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:31

Set nearly a decade after the finale of the original series, this revival follows Lorelai, Rory and Emily Gilmore through four seasons of change.

Boundaries (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:19

Single mom Laura, along with her awkward 14 year-old son Henry is forced to drive Jack, her estranged, care-free pot dealing father across country after he's kicked out of yet another nursing home.

Please Stand By (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:35

A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in order to boldly go and deliver her 500-page Star Trek script to a writing competition in Hollywood. On an adventure full of laughter and tears, Wendy follows the guiding spirit of Mr. Spock on her journey into the unknown.

Rattlesnake (2019)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrethriller, fantasy
CountryUSA

After a mysterious woman saves her daughter from a deadly snakebite, a single mother must repay the debt by killing a stranger before sundown.

Child's Play (2019)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:50

Karen, a single mother, gifts her son Andy a Buddi doll for his birthday, unaware of its more sinister nature. A contemporary re-imagining of the 1988 horror classic.

A Ghost Story (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:17

Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife, only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away.

How to Be a Latin Lover (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration02:09

An aging Latin lover gets dumped by his sugar mama and must fend for himself in a harsh world.

The Tree (2010)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Australia, Germany, Italy, USA
Duration01:40

The O'Neills lived happily in their house in the Australian countryside. That was until one day fate struck blindly, taking the life of Peter, the father, leaving his grief-stricken wife Dawn alone with their four children. Among them, eight-year-old Simone denies this reality. She is persuaded that her father still lives in the giant fig tree growing near their house and speaks to her through its leaves. But the tree becomes more and more invasive and threatens the house. It must be felled. Of course, Simone won't allow it.

Candy Jar (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:15

Dueling high school debate champs who are at odds on just about everything forge ahead with ambitious plans to get into the colleges of their dreams.

3 Generations (2016)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:31

A teenager transitions from female to male, and his family must come to terms with that fact.

Katie Says Goodbye (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA, France

A kindhearted seventeen-year-old in the American Southwest turns to prostitution to fulfill her dream of a new life in San Francisco.

The End of Love (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Mark is a struggling actor stuck between the life he once knew and the one waiting for him. When the mother of his two-year-old son suddenly passes away, Mark is forced to confront his shortcomings. Their fates, now intertwined, hang in the balance as Mark grapples with his ability to grow up. When he meets Lydia, a young mother, he is no longer able to live in the comfort of denial.

Strange Weather (2016)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA

Years after her son's suicide, a woman longs to confront both the past and a friend of his who took his business idea.

Operation Christmas (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA

As her new romance blossoms, a single mother, Olivia, is dismayed when her boyfriend, Scott, a military sergeant, is deployed right before Christmas. Determined to not let it ruin the holidays for her and her children they decide to give back to the struggling military families on his base and, as their efforts go viral, they are rewarded in ways they never imagined.

Family Blood (2018)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA

Ellie, a recovering drug addict, has just moved to a new city with her two teenage children. She has struggled to stay sober in the past and is determined to make it work this time, finding a stable job and regularly attending her meetings. Unfortunately, new friends, a new job, and the chance of a new life, can’t keep Ellie from slipping once again. Her life changes when she meets Christopher – a different kind of addict – which forces her daughter and son to accept a new version of Ellie.




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