Perhaps the best, and quirkiest, film about pregnancy, Juno tops the chart with the story of a young acerbic teenage girl who uses her wit and repartee to get through her insane family shenanigans and the couple preparing to adopt her child.
A young and naive housewife spirals down an emotional and psychological rollercoaster as she becomes paranoid that her husband and new neighbors are members of a cult planning on using her to give birth to the antichrist.
Set in a dystopian future, 20 years after worldwide female infertility has stopped the birth of children and may lead to the extinction of the human race, one man aids and protects a pregnant West African refugee, who may be mankind's last hope.
It wouldn't be fair to not include a film about the difficult topic of abortion in a list of pregnancy & birth. Lake of Fire is a documentary about the social standing of abortion itself, told through both perspectives: pro-life and pro-choice.
A child psychologists ideal romance with a ballet dancer, is turned inside out when they discover she is pregnant. His fears mount due to encounters with overbearing couples and his perpetually single artist friend.
After giving up on finding the perfect man, a woman becomes pregnant through artificial insemination, only to find the man of her dreams the day after.
The creation of life is a fascinating and painstaking subject that often is represented in film. Sometimes, realistically, other times, humorously, and even more infrequently, terrifying. These films are the best in that they focus on the events leading to pregnancy, the 9 months of gestation, and ultimately, the birth & care of the child. Others focus on the act of a woman forming a bond with her child, or having to sever that bond.