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The Best Pregnancy Movies

Updated December 21, 2020 11.4k votes 2.1k voters 254.7k views78 items

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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

    Released2007

    Directed byJason Reitman

    Released: 2008
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    What to Expect When You're Expecting

    Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz

    Released2012

    Directed byKirk Jones

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    Where the Heart Is

    Natalie Portman, Sally Field

    Released2000

    Directed byMatt Williams

    Released: 2000
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    Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes

    Released2007

    Directed byJudd Apatow

    Released: 2007
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    Father of the Bride Part II

    Steve Martin, Diane Keaton

    Released1995

    Directed byCharles Shyer

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    Baby Mama

    Tina Fey, Amy Poehler

    Released2008

    Directed byMichael McCullers

    Released: 2008
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    Nine Months

    Robin Williams, Julianne Moore

    Released1995

    Directed byChris Columbus

    Released: 1995
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    15 and Pregnant

    Kirsten Dunst, Katee Sackhoff

    Released1998

    Directed bySam Pillsbury

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    Riding in Cars with Boys

    Drew Barrymore, Maggie Gyllenhaal

    Released2001

    Directed byPenny Marshall

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    Waitress

    Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion

    Released2007

    Directed byAdrienne Shelly

    Released: 2007
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    Benny & Joon

    Johnny Depp, Julianne Moore

    Released1993

    Directed byJeremiah S. Chechik

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    Junior

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emma Thompson

    Released1994

    Directed byIvan Reitman

    Released: 1994
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    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene

    Released2011

    Directed byBill Condon

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    The Pregnancy Pact

    Thora Birch, Nancy Travis

    Released2010

    Directed byRosemary Rodriguez

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    Mom at Sixteen

    Danielle Panabaker, Jane Krakowski

    Released2005

    Directed byPeter Werner

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    Alien

    Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt

    Released1979

    Directed byRidley Scott

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    Grease

    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John

    Released1978

    Directed byRandal Kleiser

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    Junebug

    Amy Adams, Jill Wagner

    Released2005

    Directed byPhil Morrison

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    Sugar & Spice

    Mena Suvari, Melissa George

    Released2001

    Directed byFrancine McDougall

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    17 Girls

    Noémie Lvovsky, Carlo Brandt

    Released2011

    Directed byDelphine Coulin, Muriel Coulin

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    Away We Go

    Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maya Rudolph

    Released2009

    Directed bySam Mendes

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    Drew Barrymore, Catherine O'Hara

    Released1998

    Directed byDean Parisot

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    Species

    Michelle Williams, Ben Kingsley

    Released1995

    Directed byRoger Donaldson

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    Gary Oldman, Idris Elba

    Released2009

    Directed byDavid S. Goyer

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