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A list of the best pregnancy movies. These are the absolute best pregnancy films, but if you believe we've missed one then please feel free to add it to the list yourself. Pregnancy is a dramatic time in anyone's life. Before the time comes, first-time parents can try but still never know what it will be like to be pregnant. Movies capitalize on this by emphasizing all of the wacky and dramatic things that can happen during a pregnancy. Hey, it's entertaining, right? Since movies love drama, it's inevitable that lots of great films feature women who are preggers. Every genre has been included, but most of these films are comedies, with a few dramas. If you're expecting, going to be pregnant, or have been pregnant, then you'll probably find something to empathize with in the films on this list.
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Juno Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page, Jason Bateman Released: 2008 Juno is a 2007 Canadian-American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman and written by Diablo Cody. Ellen Page stars as the title character, an independent-minded teenager confronting an ...more

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Knocked Up Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl Released: 2007 Knocked Up is a 2007 American romantic comedy film co-produced, written, and directed by Judd Apatow. The films stars Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd, and Leslie Mann. It follows the ...more

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Olivia Peterman added What to Expect When You're Expecting Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz, Brooklyn Decker What to Expect When You're Expecting is a 2012 American comedy-drama film directed by Kirk Jones from a screenplay by Shauna Cross and Heather Hach and based on the pregnancy guide of the same ...more

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Where the Heart Is Natalie Portman, Sally Field, Ashley Judd Released: 2000 Where the Heart Is is a 2000 drama/romance film directed by Matt Williams, in his film directing debut. The movie stars Natalie Portman, Stockard Channing, Ashley Judd, and Joan Cusack with ...more

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beernbugs added Father of the Bride Part II Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short Father of the Bride Part II is a 1995 comedy film starring Steve Martin, Diane Keaton and Martin Short. The film is a sequel to Father of the Bride and a loose remake of the 1951 film Father's ...more

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Baby Mama Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Steve Martin Released: 2008 Baby Mama is a 2008 comedy film from Universal Pictures written and directed by Michael McCullers and starring Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Sigourney Weaver, Greg Kinnear, Romany Malco, Dax Shepard ...more

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Nine Months Robin Williams, Julianne Moore, Hugh Grant Released: 1995 Nine Months is a 1995 romantic comedy film directed by Chris Columbus. It stars Hugh Grant, Julianne Moore, Tom Arnold, Joan Cusack, Jeff Goldblum, and Robin Williams. The movie is a US remake ...more

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beernbugs added Riding in Cars with Boys Drew Barrymore, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Brittany Murphy Riding in Cars with Boys is a 2001 film based on the autobiography of the same name by Beverly Donofrio about a woman who overcame difficulties, including being a teen mother, and who later ...more

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RebeccaShell added For Keeps Pauly Shore, Molly Ringwald, Conchata Ferrell For Keeps is a 1988 American coming of age comedy drama film starring Molly Ringwald and Randall Batinkoff as Darcy and Stan, two high school seniors in love. Complications ensue when Darcy ...more

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Waitress Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Andy Griffith Released: 2007 Waitress is a 2007 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Adrienne Shelly, who also appears in a supporting role, making this her final appearance before her murder. The film debuted ...more

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15 and Pregnant is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pregnancy Movies
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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Da... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pregnancy Movies
willyboymcoy added The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn is the 2011 film based off the fourth and final novel in the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer. This currently optioned property is expected to start production ...more

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ShalieCox added Mom at Sixteen Danielle Panabaker, Jane Krakowski, Kay Panabaker Mom at Sixteen is a 2005 Lifetime Television film about a sixteen-year-old mother, dealing with problems at school and her decaying relationship with her mother, because of her seeing her ...more

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willyboymcoy added Saved! Mandy Moore, Macaulay Culkin, Mary-Louise Parker Saved! is a 2004 American teen comedy-drama film involving elements of religious satire. It was directed by Brian Dannelly and written by Dannelly and Michael Urban. It stars Jena Malone, Mandy ...more

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Junior Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emma Thompson, Danny DeVito Released: 1994 Junior is a 1994 American comedy film written by Kevin Wade and Chris Conrad and directed by Ivan Reitman. It stars Arnold Schwarzenegger as a scientist who undergoes a male pregnancy as part of ...more

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beernbugs added Grease John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing Grease is a 1978 American musical romantic comedy-drama film directed by Randal Kleiser and produced by Paramount Pictures. It is based on Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs' 1971 musical of the same ...more

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She's Having a Baby Alec Baldwin, Magic Johnson, Bill Murray Released: 1988 She's Having a Baby is a 1988 American romantic comedy film directed by John Hughes. The film portrays a young newlywed couple, Kristy and Jake Briggs played by Elizabeth McGovern and Kevin ...more

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amyangel2001 added The Pregnancy Pact Thora Birch, Nancy Travis, Camryn Manheim The Pregnancy Pact is a 2010 television film directed by Rosemary Rodriguez and starring Thora Birch, Madisen Beaty, and Camryn Manheim, based on the allegedly true story of a 2008 media circus ...more

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beernbugs added Sugar & Spice Mena Suvari, Melissa George, Sean Young Sugar & Spice is a 2001 American teen crime comedy film directed by Francine McDougall, and starring Marley Shelton, Marla Sokoloff, Mena Suvari, James Marsden, and Melissa George. The plot ...more

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beernbugs added Raising Arizona Nicolas Cage, John Goodman, Holly Hunter Raising Arizona is a 1987 American comedy film directed, written, and produced by the Coen brothers, and starring Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, William Forsythe, John Goodman, Frances McDormand, ...more

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Rosemary's Baby is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pregnancy Movies
Rosemary's Baby Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes Released: 1968 Rosemary's Baby is a 1968 American psychological horror film written and directed by Roman Polanski, based on the bestselling 1967 novel of the same name by Ira Levin. The cast includes Mia ...more

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beernbugs added Home Fries Drew Barrymore, Catherine O'Hara, Luke Wilson Home Fries is a 1998 film directed by Dean Parisot, starring Drew Barrymore, Luke Wilson and Jake Busey. The script was originally penned by writer Vince Gilligan for a film class at New York ...more

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beernbugs added Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire Mariah Carey, Lenny Kravitz, Paula Patton Precious is a 2009 American drama film, directed and co-produced by Lee Daniels. Precious is an adaptation by Geoffrey S. Fletcher of the 1996 novel Push by Sapphire. The film stars Gabourey ...more

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beernbugs added The Object of My Affection Jennifer Aniston, Hayden Panettiere, Sarah Hyland The Object of My Affection is a 1998 romantic comedy film, adapted from the book of the same title by Stephen McCauley, and starring Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd. The story concerns a pregnant ...more

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ahliviamcmillan143 added Losing Isaiah Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Jessica Lange Losing Isaiah is a 1995 American drama film starring Jessica Lange and Halle Berry, directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal. It is based on the novel of the same name by Seth Margolis. The screenplay is ...more

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beernbugs added The Switch Rachel Hunter, Robert Wagner, Stacy Keach

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beernbugs added Baby on Board Heather Graham, Lara Flynn Boyle, Jerry O'Connell Baby on Board is a 2009 comedy film starring Heather Graham, John Corbett, Jerry O'Connell, Anthony Starke and Lara Flynn Boyle.

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The Terminator is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Pregnancy Movies
beernbugs added The Terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton The Terminator is a 1984 American science fiction/horror action film directed by James Cameron, written by Cameron and the film's producer Gale Anne Hurd, and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, ...more

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Fargo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Pregnancy Movies
Bootsdad added Fargo Steve Buscemi, William H. Macy, Frances McDormand Fargo is a 1996 American neo-noir dark comedy crime film written, produced, edited, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It stars Frances McDormand as a pregnant Minnesota police chief who ...more

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beernbugs added Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Jim Carrey, Sophie Okonedo, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls is a 1995 American film and the sequel to the 1994 American film Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey reprises his role as the title character Ace Ventura, a ...more

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brittanie-dibble added Benny & Joon Johnny Depp, Julianne Moore, William H. Macy Benny & Joon is a 1993 romantic comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer about how two eccentric individuals, Sam and Juniper "Joon", find each other and fall in love. Aidan ...more

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beernbugs added The Next Best Thing Madonna, Neil Patrick Harris, Rupert Everett The Next Best Thing is a 2000 American comedy-drama film, the final film directed by John Schlesinger. It stars Madonna, Rupert Everett, and Benjamin Bratt. It was a critical and commercial

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beernbugs added A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Wally George A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child is a 1989 American slasher horror film and the fifth film in the Nightmare on Elm Street series. It was directed by Stephen Hopkins, stars Robert ...more

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beernbugs added Junebug Amy Adams, Jill Wagner, Benjamin McKenzie Junebug is a 2005 American comedy-drama film directed by Phil Morrison. It was released on August 3, 2005 and stars Embeth Davidtz, Amy Adams, Benjamin McKenzie, and Scott Wilson. It was filmed ...more

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beernbugs added The Unborn Gary Oldman, Idris Elba, Odette Annable The Unborn is a 2009 American horror film written and directed by David S. Goyer. The film stars Odette Yustman as a young woman who is tormented by a dybbuk and seeks help from a rabbi. The ...more

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beernbugs added Away We Go Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maya Rudolph, Jeff Daniels Away We Go is a 2009 comedy-drama directed by Academy Award-winning director Sam Mendes and written by the husband-and-wife team of Dave Eggers and Vendela Vida. The film stars John Krasinski, ...more

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beernbugs added 17 Girls NoƩmie Lvovsky, Carlo Brandt, Florence Thomassin 17 Girls is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Delphine Coulin and Muriel Coulin.

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Alien is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Pregnancy Movies
beernbugs added Alien Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm Alien is a 1979 science-fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm and Yaphet Kotto. ...more

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Micki and Maude is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Pregnancy Movies
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Species is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Pregnancy Movies
beernbugs added Species Michelle Williams, Ben Kingsley, Natasha Henstridge Species is a 1995 American science fiction horror film directed by Roger Donaldson, and starring Natasha Henstridge, Ben Kingsley, Michael Madsen, Alfred Molina, Forest Whitaker and Marg ...more

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amyangel2001 added Mama's Baby Boy Sid Smith Mama's Baby Boy is a 1923 short comedy film directed by Charles Lamont.

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beernbugs added Prometheus Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Idris Elba Prometheus is a 2012 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof, and starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan ...more

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Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love James Cromwell, Robert Carradine, John Pinette Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love is a 1994 sequel to the 1984 comedy Revenge of the Nerds and the follow-up films in 1987 and 1992.

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beernbugs added Species II Natasha Henstridge, Marg Helgenberger, James Cromwell Species II is a 1998 American science fiction horror film, sequel to the 1995 film Species and the second installment in the Species series. The film was directed by Peter Medak and starring ...more

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beernbugs added A Happy Event Louise Bourgoin, Josiane Balasko, Lannick Gautry A Happy Event is a 2011 comedy and drama film written by Rémi Bezançon and Vanessa Portaland and directed by Rémi Bezançon.

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Bun in the Oven is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Pregnancy Movies
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C_Moorehead added The Snapper Brendan Gleeson, Colm Meaney, Stanley Townsend The Snapper is a 1993 Irish television film which was directed by Stephen Frears and starred Tina Kellegher, Colm Meaney and Brendan Gleeson. The film is based on the novel by Irish writer Roddy ...more

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The Education of Shelby Knox is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Pregnancy Movies
beernbugs added The Education of Shelby Knox Shelby Knox The Education of Shelby Knox is 2005 documentary film that tells the coming-of-age story of public speaker and feminist Shelby Knox, a teenager who joins a campaign for comprehensive sex ...more

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C_Moorehead added Rabbit Test Joan Rivers, Billy Crystal, Michael Keaton Rabbit Test is a 1978 American comedy film about the world's first pregnant man, directed by Joan Rivers and is also Billy Crystal's film debut. The title is a reference to the Friedman test, ...more