Media Release: Thursday May 2, 2019
Mum’s the Word
Streaming on FoxFlicks
Stream now on Foxtel, Foxtel Go and Foxtel Now
Mum’s the Word this Mother’s Day on Foxtel, with a unique collection of mother loving movies streaming on FoxFlicks, bringing together all the ingredients for a good laugh, cry and scream in honour of our beloved Mums.
To celebrate Mother’s Day in Australia on May 12, Foxtel Movies has your fix of female stories and leading ladies with Mama Mia!, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (Meryl Streep, Cher, Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski) Bad Mom’s 2 (Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Christina Applegate), Monster in Law (Jane Fonda, Jennifer Lopez) I Don’t Know How She Does it (Sarah Jessica Parker), Home Again (Reese Witherspoon, Candace Bergen) and Stepmom (Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon).
And for something a little different this Mother’s Day on FoxFlicks, turn on the waterworks and get the fear factor with Lady Bird (Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf), Tully (Charlize Theron) Mother! (Jennifer Lawrence, Michelle Pfeiffer), Not Without My Daughter (Sally Field), Mommie Dearest, Grey Gardens (Jessica Lange, Drew Barrymore) and Psycho (Janet Leigh).
Foxtel’s Mum’s The Word specially curated movies collection is available to stream from 9 – 22 May on FoxFlicks, plus across Foxtel Go and Foxtel Now. Titles include:
Mamma Mia! (2008)
Sophie has just one wish to make her wedding perfect: to have her father walk her down the aisle. Now she just has to find out who he is. Starring: Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried & Pierce Brosnan.
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
Five years after the events of Mamma Mia!, Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother’s past. Starring: Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried & Cher.
Bad Moms 2 (2017)
In addition to hosting their own mothers, our three under-appreciated and over-burdened women rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for moms: Christmas. Starring: Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Susan Sarandon, Christine Baranski & Cheryl Hines.
I Don’t Know How She Does It (2011)
Kate’s life is hectic, but is also great, however she can’t remember the last time she had a good night’s sleep.
Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Pierce Brosnan & Kelsey Grammer.
Monster In Law (2005)
Charlotte finally finds the man of her dreams only to discover that his mother, is the woman of her nightmares.
Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Jane Fonda & Michael Vartan.
Home Again (2017)
Alice is a single mum whose new life takes an unexpected turn when she welcomes in three young guys to her family. Things are looking good until her ex-husband shows up. Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Michael Sheen & Candice Bergen.
Fun Mom Dinner (2017)
Four moms, whose only common ground is their kids’ preschool class get together for a dinner. The night begins as a disaster, but they have more in common than they thought. Starring: Toni Collette, Molly Shannon & Bridget Everett.
Life Of The Party (2018)
When her husband dumps her, dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into re-set by going back to college…landing in the same class and school as her daughter. Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Gillian Jacobs & Maya Rudolph.
When tragedy strikes, two strong-willed and independent women must put aside their differences and resentments to unite a family in crisis. Starring: Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon & Ed Harris.
Lady Bird (2017)
“Lady Bird” tells the story of Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson, a strong-willed teenager from the wrong side of the tracks, who clashes with her combative, yet loving mother as she dreams of leaving her mundane hometown behind to attend college in New York. Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf & Tracy Letts.
Baby Mama (2008)
Kate is a successful career woman who wants something more, a baby. But she gets more than she bargained for when she hires Angie, a free spirit, to be her surrogate in a hysterical mama match-up. Starring: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler & Sigourney Weaver.
A mother of three, including a new newborn, is gifted a night nanny by her brother. While at first hesitant to accept the help, she forms a bond with the young nanny. Starring: Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis & Ron Livingston.
Freaky Friday (2003)
Things get freaky one Friday when a mother and daughter who can’t agree on clothes, hair, music or men find themselves inside each other’s body. The two have to find a way to switch back … and fast. Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Lindsay Lohan & Mark Harmon.
Big Momma’s House (2000)
An FBI agent disguises himself as the outsized mother of an escaped convict’s ex-girlfriend to make an arrest. But convincing everyone he’s the real deal is a real drag. Starring: Martin Lawrence, Nia Long & Paul Giamatti.
Mr. Mom (1983)
As a wife is climbing the ladder of success at work, her husband puts great effort into becoming a hopelessly inept househusband. Starring: Michael Keaton, Teri Garr & Frederick Koehler.
Not Without My Daughter (1991)
Based on the true story of an American woman who travels with her Iranian husband to his homeland. When he will not allow her to return home, she must find a way to flee the country with her daughter. Starring: Sally Field, Alfred Molina & Sheila Rosenthal.
In this visually arresting psychological thriller a couple’s relationship is tested when uninvited guests turn up at their home.
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem & Ed Harris.
Grey Gardens (1975)
In 1973, filmmakers Albert and David Maysles entered the strange world of “Big Edie” and “Little Edie” Bouvier Beale, two charming eccentrics who were relatives of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. Starring: Drew Barrymore, Jessica Lange & Jeanne Tripplehorn.
Mommie Dearest (1981)
Loosely based on the best-selling memoir by Christina Crawford, this is the story of legendary star Joan Crawford as she struggles for her career and battles her inner demons. Starring: Faye Dunaway, Diana Scarwid & Steve Forrest.
Leaving her old life behind, Marion steals a large amount of money and takes to the road. As night falls regret causes her to stop at the Bates motel. Starring: Vince Vaughn, Anne Heche & Julianne Moore.
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