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1. Panic Room's Meg Altman gets the assistance of robber Burnham when her daughter Sarah:
is knocked unconscious when a vase falls off a shelf and hits her head
has a diabetic seizure
falls ill with a high fever
breaks her ankle
2. Brave's Merida gives her mother, Queen Elinor, an enchanted cake. Elinor turns into a(n) __________ after taking a bite of the cake.
3. Hairspray's Edna Turnblad conquers her agoraphobia, leaving the house with daughter Tracy when Tracy is asked to represent Mr. Pinky's Hefty Hideaway. Edna introduces herself to Mr. Pinky as:
Tracy's sister
Tracy's agent
Mr. Pinky's biggest fan
the building inspector
4. In The Kids are All Right, Laser and Joni upset their mothers Nic and Jules by:
admitting they don't like having two mothers
tracking down Nic's ex-husband, convinced he is their father
looking into legal emancipation
finding and meeting their biological father (by way of sperm donation)
5. This movie mother seeks the help of a journalist in finding out information on the son she gave up for adoption 50 years ago.
Portia Nathan (Admission)
Karen (Mother and Child)
Philomena Lee (Philomena)
Ingrid Magnussen (White Oleander)
This is the star of the up-and-coming adaptation of 50 Shades of Grey. Which of the following actresses does she call "Mom"?

By way of explanation.....
Dakota Johnson is the daughter of Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson.
7. Beth withdraws from her family, blaming son Conrad for the death of his older brother, in this movie.
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Ordinary People
I Am Sam
Blue Valentine
8. In Admission, Portia Nathan finds herself out of a job after doing something for a teenager who may or may not be the son she gave up for adoption years ago. What did she do?
She announced to him while on a tour of Princeton that she is his birth mother.
She took his Social Security Number from his application and used it to run a background check.
She took his application to Princeton out of the "denied" pile and snuck it into the "accepted" pile so he would be admitted to Princeton.
She sent an email from her boss's computer, insisting to the person in charge of approving or denying his application that he be admitted to Princeton.
9. Not all movie moms are loving and wonderful. The mom in this movie admits that she watched her boyfriend rape their daughter, then beat the daughter herself because her daughter "stole his love".
Hard Candy
Bastard Out of Carolina
The Butterfly Effect
Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire
10. This movie mom leaves a cache of weapons in a gravesite that should (but doesn't) contain her body, for her child to find at a later date.
Sarah Connor
Beatrix Kiddo
Helen Parr
11. In About a Boy, what is the song Marcus and his mother sing as a duet to bachelor Will, much to his horror?
Killing Me Softly With His Song
Let's Stay Together
The Way We Were
Afternoon Delight
12. Which of these famous mother and daughter actresses have NOT also appeared on the big screen as mother and daughter?
Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson
Susan Sarandon and Eva Amurri
Blythe Danner and Gwyneth Paltrow
Vanessa Redgrave and Natasha Richardson
By way of explanation.....
Sarandon and Amurri costarred in The Banger Sisters; Danner and Paltrow in Sylvia; Redgrave and Richardson in Evening.
13. What does Tangled's Mother Gothel give to Rapunzel as a way to prove that thief Flynn Rider does not really care for her?
a hairbrush
a magical flower
a lantern
a tiara
14. Peg Boggs invites Edward Scissorhands to leave his isolated existence behind and live with her family, after discovering him while at his house:
delivering mail that had arrived at her house by mistake
dropping off a Girl Scout Cookie order
trying to sell Avon door to door
inquiring about the state of the decrepit flower bed in the front yard
15. The mom in this movie has her hands full, what with being the head of an Australian crime family and all.
The Family
Animal Kingdom
A Bronx Tale
We're the Millers
16. Christine Collins is "reunited" with a boy who claims to be her missing son, and is put in a mental institution when she insists the boy is not her son, in this movie.
Gone Baby Gone
17. Carl Pageant, Betty Sterner and Scotty are just a few people who probably regret annoying this movie mom.
Beverly Sutphin (Serial Mom)
Mrs. Lift (Throw Momma From the Train)
Stephanie Smith (8 Mile)
Mrs. Voorhees (Friday the 13th)
18. Eleanor Iselin brainwashes her son, training him to be a ruthless assassin in order to further her husband's political career, in this movie.
The Manchurian Candidate
Suddenly, Last Summer
All the King's Men
19. This movie matriarch is mother to Bill, Charlie, Percy, Fred, George, Ron and Ginny.
Kate Baker
Maria von Trapp
Molly Weasley
Helen North Beardsley
20. In The Guilt Trip, Joyce enters a(n) __________ contest while on a road trip with son Andrew.
arm wrestling
steak eating

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