Five movies to binge-watch with mom

This month of May brings you chances to cuddle with mom because you can binge-watch movies that will make you laugh, cry, and sometimes, reminisce. From weepy family dramas, to comedic pairings, and heartwarming love stories, these movies bring actors from your generation and mom’s to make all days of May, “Mother’s Day.”

Unexpectedly Yours

Sharon Cuneta and Julia Barretto play mother and daughter in this heartwarming romance about parenthood and love in the modern day. At a crossroads in their lives, Patty (Cuneta) and Yani (Barretto) have a strained relationship that gets an unexpected boost from new neighbors Robin Padilla and Joshua Garcia.

Ang Tanging Ina

Ai Ai Delas Alas does what she does best­—family comedy—in this movie about family and unusual circumstances.  Ina (Delas Alas) is left to raise all of her 12 children by herself. In order to keep her family alive, Ina accepts all sorts of odd jobs, which includes being an entertainer at a nightclub. She insists on keeping up appearances for the sake of her family until something threatens to tear them apart.

Bes and the Beshies

Catch a superstar cast in this comedy about four different women who band together despite their differences. Charla (Ai Ai de las Alas) is a single mother who still pines for the father of her child. Tisay (Carmi Martin) is the mistress of a police general who will do anything make sure her lover never leave her, is convinced having a child with him will secure their future. Mabel (Zsa Zsa Padilla) is a doting homemaker to a husband who is hardly ever home. Sophie (Beauty Gonzalez) is Tisay’s crass niece whose ultimate life goal is to win in a beauty contest.

Etiquette for Mistresses

Four mistresses played by Kris Aquino, Iza Calzado, Claudine Barretto, and Kim Chiu make up an unlikely barkada of mistresses, each at different stages and phases in their life. Chloe (Barreto) is a feisty ad exec, Georgia (Aquino) is a chef and the “perfect” mistress, Stella (Calzado) is a seemingly put-together lawyer, their friend Charley, a wealthy mistress, and Ina (Chiu), a neophyte mistress and former lounge singer. Georgia is tasked to train Kim Chiu on the ins and outs of being a perfect mistress as each woman’s relationship starts to unravel in different ways.


Vilma Santos and Claudine Barretto play mother and daughter in this award-winning classic about Josie (Santos), a domestic worker who was forced to leave her family in hopes of working to provide them a better life. After six years of working as a domestic helper in Hong Kong, Josie finally gets the much-awaited opportunity to come home to the Philippines and reunite with the family she left behind. But what greets her is a family torn apart and children who hate their mother. Will Josie be able to repair the damage caused by being away for her children?

Catch these movies and more on iWant TV this month. Viewers can watch anytime, anywhere by creating an account and by downloading the latest iWant TV App version from Google Play and the App Store. iWant TV is available to all ABS-CBNmobile, Smart, Sun, Talk ‘n Text, PLDT Home, Globe and TM subscribers. Visit to access iWant TV’s content.

Topics: Mother’s Day , iWant TV , ABS-CBN , Anak , Etiquette for Mistresses , Bes and the Beshies , Unexpectedly Yours , Ang Tanging Ina
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