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7 Best Mother and Daughter Movies Like Snatched

2017

Starring: Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn, Joan Cusack
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Mother and daughter duos can’t be beat. They understand each other and can get in some pretty intense fights but in the end love is stronger than anything. Snatched is an adventurous movie about mother and daughter. This film follows Emilly and her mom, Linda.

Emily is an impetuous dreamer who just got dumped by her boyfriend, the night before an exotic vacation to Equador. Luckily, she manages to persuade her ultra-cautious mother to take his place on this trip of a lifetime. Mom and daughter travel to a beautiful paradise together but their polar opposite personalities clash right from the beginning.  To make things worst, Emily and Linda find themselves in a wildly outrageous jungle adventure they didn’t expect.

Now the women must find a way to work together and overcome their differences if they want to make it back to America. Watch Snatched the movie for a fun experience between mother and daughter. For more movies that star mother and child, take a look at this list of movies like Snatched. Each one has a different theme and style, but they are all movies about mothers and daughters.

Heartbreakers

2001

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ray Liotta

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The Heartbreakers movie stars Jennifer Love Hewitt and Sigourney Weaver as a mother-daughter con artist duo. This pair of beautiful ladies will do anything they can to continue living a rich and privileged lifestyle. Max and her mother Paige take on new identities with each wealthy man they seduce and scam. Heartbreakers is utterly delicious and one of the most charming additions to our list of movies like Snatched.


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Because I Said So

2007

Starring: Diane Keaton, Mandy Moore, Gabriel Macht

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Moms always know best, and their favorite saying is usually “because I said so”. This movie focuses on that sentence. Daphne is a meddling mother who just wants the best for her daughter, but sometimes she goes too far. Milly is single and wants to take her time finding the man of her dreams but her mother Daphne wants to set her up with someone that won’t resemble Milly’s father. An online dating site is Daphne’s tool of choice and as the story progresses, Daphne realizes she’s doing all the right things, for all the wrong reasons. This funny and sweet movie called Because I Said So must belong on our list of films like Snatched because it’s about an overbearing mother who will do anything for her children.


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The Perfect Man

2005

Starring: Hilary Duff, Heather Locklear, Chris Noth

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The Perfect Man movie is a new twist on mothers and daughters. This film similar to Snatched is about a teenager named Holly who’s tired of moving every time her mother breaks up with another man. Jean has a beautiful soul and is a wonderful mother, unfortunately, she always attracts the wrong men. Holly is determined to find the perfect man for her mother to finally settle down in a real home with her younger sister, even if she has to pretend to be him herself. Along with her new friend, Holly tries to do everything she can to keep the ruse alive and continue to make her mother think a perfect man is interested in her. The Perfect Man is a powerful and impressive movie that shows just how strong love between a mother and daughter can be. If you love romantic comedies, you’ll love this movie.


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Anywhere But Here

1999

Starring: Natalie Portman, Susan Sarandon, Hart Bochner

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Anywhere But Here may be the oldest film on our list of movies like Snatched but that doesn’t mean it should be missed. This movie is about a mother and daughter duo who are trying to find success. Adele and Ann are fed up with their small town existence so they decide to head to Beverly Hills. Ann starts to resent her mother’s choice but Adele is headstrong and flamboyant and won’t let her daughters stubbornness get in the way. This drama hits hard and reminiscences the classic movie “Thelma and Louise“. If you want to watch an energetic drama that has a little comedy thrown in for fun, you’ll love Anywhere But Here.


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Mamma Mia! The Movie

2008

Starring: Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth

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Our list of mother-daughter movie alternatives to Snatched must include Mamma Mia. Mamma Mia is a musical set on the beautiful and colorful Greek islands. This movie is about a woman named Sophie who is about to get married. Sophie discovers that three different men could be her father. Without telling her mother, Donna, Sophie invites all the possible paternal figures to her wedding. This movie is a perfect combination of beauty and sheer fun. If you love ABBA you’ll love all the music in this movie too. The Mamma Mia! movie is based on the Broadway musical of the same name.


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White Oleander

2002

Starring: Robin Wright Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Alison Lohman

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White Oleander is one of the best mother daughter movies for dramatic and hard-hitting entertainment. White Oleander is about a 15-year-old girl called Astrid and her mother Ingrid. Ingrid meets a wonderful man who doesn’t quite live up to her expectations. She ends up murdering him in a crime of passion. Ingrid finds herself in prison for life while Astrid is thrown from foster home to foster home. Despite the hardships that occur because of this horrible event, Ingrid and Astrid stay in touch over the years and teach each other about love and life. The White Oleander movie is touching and has a ton of emotional scenes. Click on the link above to watch this impressive movie about mothers and daughters.


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Panic Room

2002

Starring: Jodie Foster, Jared Leto, Forest Whitaker

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We cannot forget to add Panic Room to our list of movies like Snatched. This movie is about survival and determination. Meg Altman is a divorced woman who is raising her young child alone. When the duo moves into a New York mansion, they never expected what was about to happen next. Three men break in searching for the wealth of the past owner. Luckily, the mansion has a panic room. Meg grabs her daughter and locks them in. This started as a great idea but Meg’s daughter is a diabetic who needs her insulin and the men want what’s in the panic room. Watch Panic Room to find out if they make it out alive. Watch this intense action thriller about a mother and daughter fighting for survival. You won’t be disappointed.

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