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The Best Pregnancy Movies  

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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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ahliviamcmillan143 added 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 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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brittanie-dibble added 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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Fargo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Pregnancy Movies
Bootsdad added 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 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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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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The Terminator is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Pregnancy Movies
beernbugs added 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. Schwarzenegger plays the Terminator, a ...more
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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 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 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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Alien is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Pregnancy Movies
beernbugs added Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm
Alien is a 1979 science fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott. The crew of the commercial space tug Nostromo encounter the eponymous Alien, a deadly and aggressive extraterrestrial set ...more
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17 Girls is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Delphine Coulin and Muriel Coulin.
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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 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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Species is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Pregnancy Movies
beernbugs added 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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Mama's Baby Boy is a 1923 short comedy film directed by Charles Lamont.
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Micki and Maude is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Pregnancy Movies
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Twiggy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Pregnancy Movies
beernbugs added Twiggy Albert Dupontel, Emilie Chesnais, Anne Le Ny
Twiggy is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Emmanuelle Millet.
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beernbugs added 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 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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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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A Bun in the Oven is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Pregnancy Movies
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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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beernbugs added Kristen Bell, Claire Danes, Gabriel Byrne
Polish Wedding is a 1998 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Theresa Connelly and is also Kristen Bell's film debut in her uncredited role. It was screened at the Sundance Film ...more
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Hail Mary is a 1985 French film written and directed by Jean-Luc Godard. The film is a modern retelling of the story of a virgin birth. It was entered into the 35th Berlin International Film ...more