Terms of Endearment
I just don't want to fight anymore.
-- Aurora Greenway
An Oscar winner, a classic, a quality chick-flick and a huge moneymaker for Kleenex, "Terms of Endearment" (1983) pairs mom Shirley MacLain (whose sort-of boyfriend is Jack Nicholson) with daughter Debra Winger to make a film you will not make it through without crying.
Nay, weeping. And laughing, too.
The story is beautiful and complex, the acting is great and the dialogue is masterful. "Terms of Endearment" is a motherhood movie for the ages.
Watch it with your daughter -- if she's old enough. This is not June Cleaver stuff.
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