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Hollywood Loves To Cast Impossibly Young Mothers, And Here Are 11 Depressing Examples To Prove It

Are the misogyny and ageism in the room with us?

We all know Hollywood has a problem with women, especially older women. From Meryl Streep to Elizabeth Banks, numerous actors have spoken out about the way they've been mistreated by the industry because of their gender and age.

As if it wasn't enough that there are plenty of women speaking on the issue, here are 11 almost unbelievable instances of women playing the mothers of men, when both actors are the same exact age or thereabouts.

1. Jennifer Robertson and Tim Rozon in Schitt's Creek

2. Tom Hanks and Sally Field in Forrest Gump

3. Angelina Jolie and Colin Farrell in Alexander

4. Jason Momoa and Nicole Kidman in Aquaman

5. Jennifer Coolidge and Nicolas Cage in Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans

6. Angela Lansbury and Laurence Harvey in The Manchurian Candidate

7. Samuel L. Jackson and Charlayne Woodard in Glass

8. Elizabeth Taylor and Dennis Hopper in Giant

9. Mel Gibson and Glenn Close in Hamlet

10. Rachel Griffiths and Johnny Depp in Blow

11. Winona Ryder and Zachary Quinto in Star Trek

Did any of these surprise you? Perhaps you have other thoughts on the matter? Let us know in the comments below!