Who Is Film’s Most Colorful Southern Mother?

May 8, 2013 | By | Comments (3)
Sally Field in Forrest Gump

Sally Field in Forrest Gump

“God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.”  —Rudyard Kipling

Loving, compassionate, faithful, selfless, caring, loyal, generous, nurturing, strict, determined, strong: When it comes to traits of moms, the list goes on and on. (At least these are all the ways we describe our moms. And yes, we’re making plans for Mother’s Day.)

With the big day fast approaching, The Southern Coterie and Southern Living are  thinking of some of the most famous and infamous Southern moms in movies. Now we want you to give us your opinion:

Who is the most colorful Southern film mom? (And if your favorite isn’t on the list, please leave a comment!)


  1. Sweet Tea – House Wine of the South

    […] Who is Film’s Most Colorful Southern Mother […]

    December 8, 2014 at 11:58 am
  2. Two Dozen for Dad

    […] compiling a list of big screen classics for Mother’s Day for Southern Living’s The Daily South, we upped the ante for this Father’s Day with our “favorites” list of a dozen television […]

    December 8, 2014 at 11:55 am
  3. Teresa Rouse

    The Glass Menagerie (1987) Amanda Wingfield – Joanne Woodward

    May 8, 2013 at 8:30 am

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