Maternal Instincts: Our Favorite Movie Mamas

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Esther Rolle, Rosewood

Just because she embodies the "mammy" archetype doesn't mean Rosewood's caretaker of white families (including the one who instigated the riot that the film centers on), didn't have depth. Aunt Sarah's famous line, "N***** is just another word for guilty," is the most memorable of the film.

(Photo: Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures)

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