Best Movie Moms - Best Fictional Mothers
Here, just in time for Mother's Day, a few matriarchs worth buttering popcorn for.
By Lisa Kogan
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the May 2013 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
The Movie: About a Boy (2002)
The Mom: Toni Collette as Fiona Brewer
The Plot: Pale, limp, crunchy-granola suicidal mother is in way over her really bad haircut. On the plus side, loves nerdy son fiercely enough to get some help in the form of Hugh Grant.