Mother’s Day is a week away, and while we bustle about wrapping gifts, planning brunches, and honoring those special women in our lives, not all mothers are worthy of such celebrations. Mothers in film have been wonderfully maternal, and frighteningly sinister. Those in the latter category are frankly horrifying, which often makes them more memorable. In preparation of Mother’s Day, let’s take a look at the top 10 worst movie mothers. Maybe it’ll help you appreciate your own mother more, or at the very least feel that you’re not alone in suffering from bad parenting.