family movies The Best Movies for New Parents to Watch  

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List Rules Films about babies and new parents. Vote up the best films new parents should watch.

Becoming a parent is the biggest decision you’ll probably ever make, and one of the most terrifying! What better way to calm your pregnancy and new baby nerves than to watch a great movie about new parents! What are the best movies for new parents to watch? Vote up the best below and see where your favorites rank!
 
This list has the best movies for new parents to watch together, ranked as the best by the community. Some of these films offer a comedic, humorous look at the challenges of having a new baby in the house, while others tell heartwarming, touching stories of the joys of being a new parents.
 
This list features the best movies for new parents to watch including, Little Fockers, About Time, Hours, The Hangover Part 3, Knocked Up, Three Men and a Baby, Junior, Look Who’s Talking, Baby Boom, What to Expect When You’re Expecting, and She’s Having a Baby. Vote up the best films below or add one that helped you as a new parent if it isn't already on the list.

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Mr. Mom Michael Keaton, Christopher Lloyd, Teri Garr

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Three Men and a Baby Tom Selleck, Ted Danson, Steve Guttenberg

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Look Who's Talking John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Joan Rivers

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Grown Ups Salma Hayek, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock

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The Pursuit of Happyness Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith

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Father of the Bride Part II Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short

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Raising Arizona Nicolas Cage, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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Where the Heart Is Natalie Portman, Sally Field, Ashley Judd

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What to Expect When You're Expecting Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz, Brooklyn Decker

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Little Fockers Jessica Alba, Robert De Niro, Barbra Streisand

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August Rush Robin Williams, Keri Russell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

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Riding in Cars with Boys Drew Barrymore, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Brittany Murphy

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She's Having a Baby Alec Baldwin, Magic Johnson, Bill Murray

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Life as We Know It Christina Hendricks, Katherine Heigl, Steve Nash

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Baby Boom Diane Keaton, James Spader, Harold Ramis

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The Odd Life of Timothy Green Jennifer Garner, Common, David Morse

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John Q Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, Bill Maher

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Big Fish Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor, Marion Cotillard

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Raising Helen Paris Hilton, Hayden Panettiere, Kate Hudson

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For Keeps Pauly Shore, Molly Ringwald, Conchata Ferrell

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Junior Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emma Thompson, Danny DeVito

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Bringing Up Baby Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Barry Fitzgerald

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Hours Paul Walker, Génesis Rodríguez, Elton LeBlanc

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About Time Rachel McAdams, Margot Robbie, Bill Nighy

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Maybe Baby Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson, Rowan Atkinson

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Sugar and Spice Erika Sawajiri, Yo Oizumi, Mari Natsuki

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Away We Go Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maya Rudolph, Jeff Daniels

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Paternity Burt Reynolds, Beverly DAngelo, Lauren Hutton

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Sugar Town Rosanna Arquette, Ally Sheedy, Nigel John Taylor