6 Films on Disney+ Perfect For a Mother’s Day Movie Night
Happy Mother’s Day to all of you Disney-loving moms out there! After the gifts, and the treats and the cakes, we can’t think of a better way to wind down the day than with a Mom-inspired movie night.
Don’t know where to start here are some awesome suggestions:
Is there a Disney/Pixar mom more touching then Mama Coco!? In this effervescent film, young Miguel accidentally stumbles into the adventure of a life time in the Land of the Dead. During his epic quest, he uncovers mysteries behind his family history that are sure to bring a tear to your eyes.
Merida, a feisty Scottish princess was to escape from her overbearing parents King Fergus and Queen Elinor and follow her own path in life. After refusing to marry one of the suitors from a neighboring clan, Merida meets a mysterious witch and she accidentally turns her mother into a bear. To right this wrong Merida must repair her broken relationship with her mother.
Who can forget the touching Mommy & Me moments from this classic Disney animated film. First, there’s the heartbreaking moment between Dumbo and his mother with the song “Baby Mine.” Though the entire films is a heartfelt tale of triumph over adversity is Dumbo’s touching relationship with his mother that really pull at those heartstrings.
The Sound of Music
Here’s one for all of you dedicated stepmothers out there! Maria von Trapp helps the Von Trapp family rediscover their family bonds through the joy of music. This Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical is a perfect choice for a singalong this Mother’s Day.
In this sequel, we find out a bit more about the parents that Anna and Elsa tragically lost in the first film. One of the underlying messages of the film, as we learn from Queen Iduna, is that a mother’s love knows no bounds. Once you hear Iduna’s wistful ballad to her daughters at the movies start, it stays with you. The plot also centers around the secrets of their mother’s past which sets the sisters off on a path to find out the truth about themselves and their family.
Okay, so not technically a film, this series is PERFECT for watching with tiny family members with short attention spans! There’s a trio of awesome episodes recommended by D23 that includes “Whatever Happened to Della Duck?!,” “The Golden Spear,” and “Nothing Can Stop Della Duck!” Fans of DuckTales have always wondered about Huey, Dewey and Louie’s mom and the episodes answer with the introduction of Della Duck
BONUS: Disney Family Singalong II
And don’t forget, tonight marks the return of the Disney family singalong on ABC! So warm up those vocal cords because starting at 7pm you’ll be able to sing along with some of the biggest stars as they take your through an hour of incredible Disney songs. Some of the starts on hand tonight will include Katy Perry, Shakira, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad and so much more. The fun kicks off a 7pm!
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