Watch Smothered by Mothers
- 1 hr 31 min
In the 2019 film 'Smothered by Mothers', we are introduced to Bobby Davis (Shannon Brown), a struggling comedian who dreams of making it big in Hollywood. But with no job prospects and an eviction letter looming, Bobby is forced to move back in with his overbearing mother Mary (Heather Matarazzo) in his hometown of Staten Island. Mary, along with her group of meddling Italian-American friends, has a firm grip on Bobby's life and is determined to steer him in the direction she feels is best for him - whether he likes it or not. This includes setting him up on dates with eligible Italian women and even finagling him a job as a pizza delivery boy. As his frustrations with his mother and her friends mount, Bobby decides to take matters into his own hands and attempts to break free from their suffocating grip. But his mother and her crew are not easily deterred and their interference only escalates, leading to some hilariously awkward and cringe-worthy situations. Along the way, Bobby meets and falls for Kristin (Jamie Bernadette), a free-spirited photographer who encourages him to follow his dreams and break free from the cycle of dependence he has with his mother. But as Bobby's career begins to take off with a successful comedy show, his mother begins to feel left behind and threatened. Will Bobby be able to prove to his mother that he doesn't need her hovering watchful eye to succeed in life? Or will he be smothered by his mother's love and her never-ending desire to control his life? 'Smothered by Mothers' is a relatable and hilarious comedy that touches on the challenges of balancing family obligations with personal aspirations. The film is anchored by strong performances from Shannon Brown and Heather Matarazzo, who both deliver authentic and believable performances as a son and mother struggling to navigate their relationship. Jim O'Heir also delivers a standout performance as a neurotic neighbor who adds to the chaos and absurdity of Bobby's life. The film's script is full of witty one-liners and comedic situations, managing to balance the humor with a heartfelt message about the importance of following your dreams and living your own life. The pacing is brisk and the film never overstays its welcome, keeping the audience engaged and entertained throughout. Overall, 'Smothered by Mothers' is a charming and endearing comedy that is sure to resonate with anyone who has ever had to deal with overbearing family members. With its relatable characters, strong performances, and laugh-out-loud humor, it's a film that is well worth a watch.