Mother’s Day is here, and in the realm of entertainment, there’s no lack of iconic movie moms. Motherhood, of course, comes in all shapes and sizes, and that’s been portrayed in various ways throughout cinema history — be it comedy, drama or sometimes straight-up horror films. In celebration of Mother’s Day, we’ve rounded up a list of some of the most iconic moms from the silver screen. This isn’t an objective be-all, end-all list, but a mere snapshot of the range of unforgettable mothers that have been brought to life – particularly in the last couple of decades. We’ve got revenge-seeking moms, protective moms, and even killer moms on this list.
Check out some of cinema’s most iconic movie moms below.