Sleepless nights, dirty diapers, and vast amounts of unconditional love are at the heart of the funniest parenting comedies. The top funny movies about parenting feature new moms and dads juggling all of the aspects of their lives as they add to their family. This is a list of the greatest funny movies about parents including everything from Mary Poppins to Knocked Up to Little Miss Sunshine.
What films will you find on this list of parenting comedy movies? Steve Martin stars in Parenthood, which provides a hysterical examination of parenting through all the stages of children's development. Big Daddy, featuring Adam Sandler, is another funny movie about becoming a parent. Mrs. Doubtfire finds the funny at every turn as a divorced father dresses up like a female housekeeper just to spend more time with his kids. Other good films featured on this list include Mr. Mom, Uncle Buck, and Little Fockers.
Do you have a favorite film about parenting? Give the best movies a thumbs up and please add any great comedies that are missing.
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