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Sunday, May 13, 2012

MOTHER'S DAY: TOP 10 HORROR MOVIE MOMS!


Mommy's "Special Little Boy!"
 Mother's Day...a celebration of mothers, motherhood and maternal bonds. A day for flowers, candy, greeting cards and maybe even MURDER?! Everybody has a mom and no matter how you feel about her remember this: even Monsters have a mother!  You might have not realized this but mother's have a lot to do with horror movies. From "Psycho" (1960) to "Mother's Day" (1980) horror movies have always featured some of the most twisted, maniacal, and loving mothers ever to wield a butcher knife! As Norman Bates said: "A boy's best friend is his mother." This Mother's Day CHERNOBOG'S BLOG PRESENTS: The Top 10 Horror Movie Moms! Happy Mother's Day!

#10 Mother, a.k.a. Rose Ross (Beatrice Pons), Mother's Day (1980), Directed by Charles Kaufman
#9 Beverly R. Sutphin (Kathleen Turner), Serial Mom (1994), Directed by John Waters
#8 Vera Cosgrove (Elizabeth Moody), Dead Alive (a.k.a. Braindead, 1992), Directed by Peter Jackson
#7 Nola Carveth (Samantha Eggar), The Brood (1979), Directed by David Cronenberg
#6 Katherine Thorn (Lee Remick), The Omen (1976), Directed by Richard Donner
#5 Rosemary Woodhouse (Mia Farrow), Rosemary's Baby (1968), Directed by Roman Polanski
#4 Wendy Torrance (Shelley Duvall), The Shining (1980), Directed by Stanley Kubrik
#3 Margaret White (Piper Laurie), Carrie (1978), Directed by Brian De Palma
#2 Pamela Voorhies (Betsy Palmer), (Friday the 13th (1980), Directed by Sean S. Cunnningham
#1 Norma Bates, Psycho (1960) Voiced by Virginia Gregg, Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
"A boy's best friend is his mother."