Entertainment Movies Reese Witherspoon's Mom Struggles to Name Her Favorite Reese Movie in Funny Mother's Day Video "The comedies are cute, funny. Legally Blonde was funny," Reese Witherspoon's mom Betty said in a funny Mother's Day video By Glenn Garner Glenn Garner Instagram Twitter Glenn Garner is a Writer/Reporter who works heavily with PEOPLE's Movies and TV verticals. Since graduating from Northern Arizona University with a dual major in journalism and photography, he got his professional start at OUT Magazine, The Advocate and Teen Vogue, and he's since consistently kept his finger on the pulse of the LGBTQ community. His first book The Guncle Guide was released in 2020 and was featured on Katie Couric's list of 100 recommended books of the year. People Editorial Guidelines Published on May 8, 2022 06:34 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic Reese Witherspoon can't even escape the critics on Mother's Day. The Academy Award winner, 46, celebrated the holiday on Sunday in a funny video with her mother Betty, whom she quizzed about her decades-spanning acting career, including her Apple TV+ series The Morning Show. "Happy Mother's Day to all the unconditionally supportive Moms out there! Thinking of those who are missing theirs today," Witherspoon captioned the post. Ava Phillippe Talks 'Weirdly Similar' Twinning Moments with Mom Reese Witherspoon In the clip, Betty notes that she "like(s) Jennifer Aniston" and Reese on The Morning Show, but "there's a lot of conflict on that show." Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. When Reese asks what'ss her mom's favorite role of hers, Betty hesitates for a second as the sound of crickets chirping plays and the Big Little Lies actress makes an offended face at the camera. "I liked Walk the Line and I liked Wild," Betty then says, breaking her silence. "The comedies are cute, funny. Legally Blonde was funny." Reese Witherspoon/Instagram The Sweet Home Alabama star then asks if she should do more comedies, to which her mom responds: "I think you're great at comedy also." When asked where she got her sense of humor from, Betty answers, "Your uncle." "Really? I thought I got it from you," Reese says, assuring her mom that she's very funny. "Yeah, it's probably me. It might be me," Betty responds. Ava Phillippe Shares 'Big Ole Southern Saying' She Learned from Mom Reese Witherspoon For Mother's Day, Reese also received some love from her kids, sharing a photo of a sweet handwritten card from 9½-year-old son Tennessee James, whom she shares with husband Jim Toth, 51. "Happy Mother's Day! You are the best mom ever," he wrote. Reese Witherspoon/Instagram Her son Deacon Reese shared a black-and-white throwback photo of himself and sister Ava Elizabeth as kids, posing on a ladder with their mom. "Happy mom day. I couldn't be more lucky. Thank you for everything," Deacon, 18, wrote, adding that "this pic goes hard." Reese co-parents Ava, 22, and Deacon with ex-husband Ryan Phillippe, 47, to whom she was married from 1999 to 2008 after meeting on the set of their teen movie Cruel Intentions.