Best Pregnancy Comedies

It’s no secret that during pregnancy, women behave unpredictably: sometimes they get angry, sometimes they have fun, sometimes they withdraw into themselves for no reason. In any case, they are never boring! We have prepared for you a selection of breathtaking comedies about pregnancy and childbirth.

Your child (2014)

From childhood, Donna felt artistic talent in herself and dreamed of becoming a stage star, but over the years she realized that everyone could not fit on a pedestal. Life is such that the lot of the bulk – the stage. Therefore, she was content with a mediocre stand-up career, amusing the audience with single performances.

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But one day the notorious black streak rolled up – Donna was fired, she was abandoned by a young man, out of anger and annoyance, she slept with an unfamiliar guy and later finds out that she is pregnant. A cloud of questions swarms in the head of the heroine. In order not to go crazy, Donna mentally turns on a professional comedian and tries to get out of the crisis on a humorous wave.

Original title:
Obvious Child

Cast:
Jenny Slate, Paul Briganti, Gaby Hoffmann

Country:
USA

Age limit:
16+

Childbearing (2012)

A wonderful film from our selection of the best comedies about pregnancy with unpredictable plot twists about what a married couple can go to have a baby. Tommy and Audrey acted wisely: they first lived in marriage childless, and only a few years later, making sure that their family had developed, they decided to continue the family. However, the corresponding repeated attempts were not crowned with success. The frustrated failed parents received a medical opinion that Tommy’s sperm was “not viable.”

And then the hero remembered that a few years ago he had successfully passed tests at a sperm bank. Having found out the details, he found out that the only sample remained in the cherished vault, and even that would soon be “used up”. We urgently need to get that very test tube at any cost!

Original title:
The Babymakers

Starring:
Paul Schneide, Olivia Munn, Kevin Heffernan

Country:
USA

Age limit:
16+

Pregnant (2011)

Sergey Dobrolyubov works as the host of a popular music channel and, in general, believes that life has turned out well, if not for one circumstance: he and his wife Diana cannot have children in any way. Attempts are made regularly, but remain in vain.

Like a bolt from the blue, the news hit the spouses that, judging by the results of the tests, the child would still be, but … with Sergei. The dumbfounded guy does not know whether to rejoice or grieve at such news. In addition, the pregnancy of a man is nonsense! How to tell the public about such news? An enterprising comrade of the hero named Zhora does his best to convince his friend Seryozha that such an event should in no case be hidden, and a show should be made out of it.

Cast:
Dmitry Dyuzhev, Mikhail Galustyan, Anna Sedokova, Svetlana Khodchenkova

Country:
Russia

Age limit:
12+

There is never too much sex (2011)

Our list of comedies continues with a film about the delights of an “interesting position” and the unbearable behavior of a pregnant woman. A fast-paced love relationship between video store clerk Nicholas and graduate student Barbara led to an early marriage. Barbara soon finds out that she is pregnant.

The young family turned out to be completely unprepared for the upcoming changes in their lives, which they will have to put up with, namely, the lack of good and constant sex , hormonal surges and mood swings. This led to the fact that Nicholas began to disappear more and more at work, and the young lady’s dissatisfaction led to breakdowns in loved ones. The heroes sincerely hoped that with the birth of the baby such a difficult situation would change, but everything turned out to be exactly the opposite.

Original title:
Un heureux événement

Cast:
Louise Bourgoin, Pio Marmay, Josiane Balasco

Country:
France, Belgium

Age limit:
18+

Temporarily pregnant (2009)

Thea works as a secretary-referent. For fear of losing a stable income, she has to endure all the whims and instructions of a capricious boss. But one day Thea’s nerves give out, she can’t stand it and throws out everything she thinks about him in obscene form at the boss. Naturally, the enraged boss immediately gives the command to fire the obstinate secretary.

But the beauty has a trump card in store in advance – she submitted documents about her pregnancy, of course, imaginary. Now the boss cannot fire Thea by virtue of the law, but she has to feverishly convince everyone around that she is “in position”.

Original title:
Labor Pains

Cast:
Lindsay Lohan, Luke Kirby, Chris Parnell

Country:
USA

Age limit:
16+

Juno (2008)

Top 10 comedies about pregnant women continues this great film about a 16-year-old girl Juno, who sincerely decided to help her bosom shy friend become a man. Young people spent a joint night of love, but as it turned out, they lost their friendship. An awkward embarrassment and misunderstanding reigned between them.

The guys finally realized the consequences of their act when they found out that Juno was pregnant. Parents are trying to convince the teenager that it is better to give the child to be raised in a childless family. The heroine understands that she is not yet ready for family life, but does not trust strangers and wants to try to start a family with Paulie. The constant funny incidents that occur due to age with future parents do not stop the guys.

Original title:
Juno

Starring:
Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner

Country:
USA

Age limit:
12+

A Little Pregnant (2007)

These completely different people were not supposed to meet in principle, but exactly the opposite happened. Alison is a promising young journalist living at a frantic pace and looking forward to serious career growth. Ben is a reveler, a rake and a slacker who wastes his life in continuous parties.

Once they met by chance in a nightclub, met, had a good drink and, as usual in such cases, slept. The next morning, both were convinced that they could only like each other when they were drunk. Having soberly assessed the situation, Ben and Alison decided to consider a fleeting acquaintance as not requiring continuation and try to forget about it. This would have happened if not for one “but”: the girl was pregnant.

Original title:
Knocked Up

Cast:
Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd

Country:
USA

Age limit:
16+

Little Fingers (2003)

Next on our list of pregnancy comedies is a good kind film about people whose height and weight are different from the norm. Clever and beautiful Carol is in love with Steven, plans to connect her fate with him and thinks she made the right choice. Steve is also quite satisfied with his chosen one and he is not against the wedding , but he is not ready to continue the family line due to the hereditary gene. The fact is that in his family the twin brother and many ancestors are dwarfs.

Suddenly, the girl finds out that she is pregnant. Steve is vehemently against having a baby out of fear that he too will grow up to be a small person. However, Carol does not care how her son or daughter will be born. She is ready for any development of events, and in order to join the world of small people, she gets to know Steve’s dwarf brother Rolf and his friends better.

Original title:
Tiptoes

Starring:
Gary Oldman, Matthew McConaughey, Kate Beckinsale

Country:
USA, France

Age limit:
16+

Best Friend (2000)

Years go by and we, unfortunately, are not getting any younger. In the affairs and worries, Abby did not notice that she was no longer 18, and she still had neither a husband nor children. To remedy the situation, the girl turned to her old friend Robert for help. He was always ready to help his girlfriend and let her cry into his vest, but he could not physically help with conception – he was gay.

Unexpectedly, the exit appeared by itself. The heroes got very drunk at the party and fell asleep together in unconsciousness. In the morning, both were ashamed, as often happens in such a situation. The most terrible thing is that apparently at night there was closeness between them. After some time, the suspicions were confirmed – the tests showed that Abby was pregnant.

Original title:
The Next Best Thing

Cast:
Madonna, Rupert Everett, Benjamin Bratt

Country:
USA

Age limit:
16+

Junior (1994)

Rounding out our list of pregnancy comedies is the now-legendary film starring the delightful “Arnie” Schwarzenegger. Two luminaries of medical science, Alex Hess and Larry Arbogast, are struggling with the problem of infertility in women, but all their attempts are in vain. In the end, the government decided to stop funding their activities. Unfortunate scientists were saddened by this news. It was necessary to urgently look for some way out of the situation, and the heroes found it.

It was decided to introduce a human embryo into the body of one of the scientists. Surprisingly, a desperate attempt gave its results – Alex “got pregnant” and began to behave like a real expectant mother, tormenting the unfortunate Larry with whims. Now the experimenters have to control the process of gestation and ensure the birth of a unique child.

Original title:
Junior

Cast:
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito, Emma Thompson

Country: 
USA

Age limit:
12+

Do you know other funny movies about pregnant women? Add to the list of comedies in the comments!

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Jared Lambert/ author of the article

I’ve been writing about movies, TV shows and anime for over 3 years, and you may have seen my reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

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