Mother

1996, Comedy, 1h 44m

42 Reviews 5,000+ Ratings

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Albert Brooks' pugnacious insight is in fine form throughout Mother, a gentle showcase for the comedic curmudgeon and a sweetly acidic Debbie Reynolds. Read critic reviews

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A writer believes the key to solving his many troubles with the opposite sex can be found by retracing the steps of his youth. Science-fiction scribe John Henderson (Albert Brooks) can't find a solid relationship, so he moves back in with his mother, Beatrice (Debbie Reynolds). John means well, and he seems to genuinely believe that a better understanding of his mom will lead to dating success. But when they begin to bicker, both start rethinking the arrangement.

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  • Jan 30, 2010
    It was good to see what inspired Danzig to write his biggest single.
    James A Super Reviewer
  • Jul 01, 2008
    humourous..toned-down Albert..some good one liners..
    alan j Super Reviewer
  • Aug 13, 2007
    MOTHER! more like granny tut tut!
    Alexander C Super Reviewer

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