Babies are fun and a lot of work in real life. But on film they can be hilarious to experience without all of those pesky parental responsibilities and morning sickness. These are some fun movies to watch when you want to get pregnant–or are trying to avoid it!
1. Knocked Up
Accidentally pregnant from an unfortunate one night stand, Alison and Ben discover that they have nothing in common but are going to give their relationship a try as they are having a baby together. As an irresponsible “loser”, Ben follows a rocky path to discovery that he needs to, and wants to, take responsibility for his child while Alison goes through her own process of learning to trust the father of her child. This 2007 American film was a box office success and well received by critics.
This 2007 drama-comedy combination stars Ellen Page as a teen, Juno, who is pregnant and decides to give the baby up for adoption. In the meantime, the father of the adoptive couple shows emotion for Juno and reveals that he’s leaving his wife, Vanessa. Juno’s relationship with the baby’s teen father is complicated as they explore their affections for one another and ultimately admit their feelings. The father of the adoptive couple leaves, and Juno gives birth to s baby boy whom she turns over to the Vanessa as a single adoptive mom.
3. Baby Mama
Kate (Tina Fey) hires a young woman, Angie (Amy Poehler) to be a surrogate mother when she finds out she cannot carry her own or adopt a child. The woman’s fertilization process is a failure but she fakes pregnancy in order to still get paid, but ultimately becomes pregnant by her own boyfriend and has to explain to Kate that the baby is not hers. Eventually Kate is pregnant by her own boyfriend even though her doctor told her it was impossible when she was not ovulating. When do I ovulate?, was her hilarious response. Comedy and chaos ensue as the women eventually raise their children together in this popular 2008 film. Continue reading