The meanest mother of them all Sep. 18, 1981 USA 129 Min. R
In this biographical film, glamorous yet lonely star Joan Crawford takes in two orphans, and at first their unconventional family seems happy. But after Joan’s attempts at romantic fulfillment go sour and she is fired from her contract with MGM studios, her callous and abusive behavior towards her daughter Christina becomes even more pronounced. Christina leaves home and takes her first acting role, only to find her mother’s presence still overshadowing her.
Original title Mommie Dearest
IMDb Rating 6.7 13,845 votes
TMDb Rating 6.4 121 votes