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: The Fighter (2010)
The Mom: Melissa Leo as Alice Ward
The Plot: Domineering, animal-print-loving, bleached-blonde mother pushes son into boxing ring to be beaten to a bloody pulp; miraculously steals our hearts by movie's end.
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