• Released
  • May 4, 2012
  • R , 1 hr 52 min
  • Horror
  • 5 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Crazed members of a sadistic family return to their childhood home to terrorize the new owners.

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Empire

By David Hughes
A nasty little chiller from the Saw director with the evergreen De Mornay on top form.
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60

Total Film

By Jamie Graham
Too long and with too many characters to get through, Mother's Day holds effective sequences, ramming home its (recycled) message: the...
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60

Village Voice

By Nick Pinkerton
Mother's Day is distinguished, at least, by De Mornay's porcelain-smile lampoon of castigating matriarchy.
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50

Variety

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Undistinguished apart from Rebecca De Mornay's performance as an unhinged mama.
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40

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Crisply shot and surprisingly well acted, Mother's Day suffers from an overly long script (a tornado hovers off screen to no apparent...
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30

Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
When Rebecca De Mornay shows up as the criminals' fiercely doting matriarch, the ready crackle of her studiously demonic performance brings...
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20

The Guardian

By Peter Bradshaw
An ingenious idea for a suspense thriller – or maybe even an old-fashioned, "Wait Until Dark"-style stage play – turns out instead to be...
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Slant Magazine

By Chuck Bowen
A home-invasion film like Mother's Day is elongated coitus interruptus.
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Rated R | For Torture, Pervasive Language, Strong Brutal Bloody Violence and Some Sexual Content