Moms: Because we all come from somewhere. But today, we’re counting down the best of the best. These goddesses of maternal mastery are exemplary examples of perfection. Those with prowess so grandiose, we can only wish to someday achieve their level of motherly command. That’s why we’re celebrating the best of the best with the Top 10 Most Terrifyingly Awesome Fictional Moms Ever!
When you’re done, make sure to hug your mom, yeah?
10) Mama from Mama
She’s ready to give you a lot of attention.
9) Anna Morgan from The Ring
All she ever wanted was you.
8) Joan Crawford from Mommie Dearest
You don’t need anyone but her.
7) Pamela Voorhees from Friday the 13th
She’ll go to bat for you.
6) Xenomorph Queen from Aliens
She’s nurturing and protective.
5) Pearl Forrester from Mystery Science Theater 3000
Tough love is the name of the game, but you are family and she’ll send guys into space for you.
4) Margaret White from Carrie
She’s an unwavering believer.
3) Lois from Malcolm in the Middle
She’ll keep you in line with loud, aggressive love.
2) Peggy Hill from King of the Hill
She’s the smartest mom you’ll ever meet- didn’t you know that already?
1) Lady Tremaine from Cinderella
She makes sure the fun isn’t limited to *just* the pretty girls.