Jennifer Lopez’s big action thriller The Mother is the #1 movie on Netflix for the second week in a row.
With a cumulative total of 178.13 million hours watched since its debut on May 12th, The Mother looks like it’s headed for Netflix’s Top 10 Most Popular Films (English) next week.
Where it would join BC-filmed The Adam Project starring Ryan Reynolds and BC-filmed The Unforgivable starring Sandra Bulloch.
As of May 21st, 2023.
VENGEANCE IS A MOTHER. After years of hiding out in the Alaskan wilderness, a deadly assassin returns to rescue the daughter she loved from afar.
Where did it film in British Columbia?
The former Darrell Bay ferry docks near Squamish played Tlingit Bay, Alaska, with fake snow.
Smithers, B.C., played Alaska with real snow.
JLo in Smithers.
Director: Niki Caro.
Writers: Misha Green (Lovecraft County), Peter Craig.
Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Lucy Paez, Omari Hardwick, Joseph Fiennes, Gael Garcia Bernal, Paul Raci.
Producers: Jennifer Lopez, Elaine Goldsmith Thomas, Benny Medina, Roy Lee, Miri Yoon, Marc Evans, Misha Green
Executive Producer: Molly Allen.
Victory Square, Downtown Vancouver.
The Mother comes into her daughter’s life when Zoe is kidnapped on her 12th birthday in Cincinnati, Ohio, played by Victory Square in downtown Vancouver.
Crowds gathered to see Jennifer Lopez armed with a sniper rifle shoot at the kidnappers. from Victory Square’s Easy Park parkade.
Are you my Sniper?
After retrieving her daughter Zoe from Hector Alvarez (Gael Garcia Bernal) in Cuba, the Mother and FBI agent William Cruise (Omari Hardwick) take Zoe back to the American mid-West.
The Mother says goodbye to Zoe at a gas station, played by the Sqewqel Gas Bar in Agassiz.
But after Cruise is ambushed by Adrian Lovell (Joseph Fiennes) and his men, the Mother has to rescue her daughter again.
Darrell Bay and Smithers, B.C. as Alaska:
This time the Mother takes Zoe back to Alaska, where she trains her daughter to survive.
Which comes in handy when Adrian Lovell and his men show up there.
Mother-daughter sniper team.
JLo and Lucy Paez bonded in real life and made some TikToks.
Related: JLo & Lucy Paez’s TikTok From Netflix Thriller The Mother in Vancouver
@jlo A little fun behind the scenes on set with @Lucy Paez 😂 #TheMother ♬ original sound – JLO