Movies like Battling for Baby

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Battling for Baby (1992)
 5.9
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Battling for Baby (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two childhood friends who have since become fierce rivals are forced to make nice when their children marry. But the feud reignites when a bundle of joy arrives, and the feisty grandmothers vie for baby-tending duties when the new mom goes back to work.
Plot: lifetime, parent child relationship, friendship, pregnancy, family relations, childbirth, baby, mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, parenthood, reconciliation, grandmother granddaughter relationship, mother in law, estrangement, reunion

Most similar movies to Battling for Baby

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, friendship, family problems and pregnancy mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Battling for Baby: Baby Comes Home (1980), Expecting (2013), Only When I Laugh (1981), Mother (1996), The Best Man Holiday (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Baby Comes Home (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family drama directed by Waris Hussein.
Plot: newborn, middle aged, family relations, birth, parenthood, motherhood, baby born, childbirth, pregnancy, husband wife relationship, baby, friendship ...
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95%
 5.1
 1K
Expecting (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie's best friend, Andie, becomes pregnant and offers to give the baby to her. Lizzie's husband, Peter, reluctantly goes along with being the child's father, and Andie moves into the guest room for the remainder of the pregnancy.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Plot: pregnancy, baby, friends, best friends, friendship, life turned upside down, family relations, woman, couple relations, father, husband, adoption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Only When I Laugh (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A boozy Broadway actress comes out of a 12-week cure to face the problems of her best friends as well as her needy daughter. She tries to balance the terrors of returning to work with the demands of all around her with humor and insight, while ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, clever, talky ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, mother daughter relationship, socialite, drunkenness, parent child relationship, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, single parent, starting over, rehabilitation, estrangement, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 6K
Mother (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After two failed marriages a science fiction writer decides that coming to terms with his mother will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with her.
Style: talky, humorous, clever, witty, poignant ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mother, mother son relationship, divorce, brother brother relationship, sibling rivalry, violent, vengeance, secrets, runaway, women, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Best Man Holiday (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be reignited.
Style: realistic, feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, best man, friendship, couple relations, buddies, love and romance, friends, wedding preparations and rituals, romance, family relations, marriage, marital problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
All inclusive (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After finding out that her husband cheated on her, Lise and her two daughters Ditte and Sigrid decides to go on vacation to Malta. The two sisters are very different and tries to cheer the mother up in very different ways. All inclusive is a movie ...
Style: emotional, humorous, captivating, psychological
Plot: vacation, parent child relationship, divorce, hotel, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, infidelity, love, family relations, friendship, female nudity, topless ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Anywhere But Here (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the Mona Simpson novel, single mother Adele August is bad with money, and even worse when it comes to making decisions. Her straight-laced daughter, Ann, is a successful high school student with Ivy League aspirations. When ...
Style: sexy, touching, feel good, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, women, teen angst, teenager, bittersweet, small town, mother, friendship, teenage girl, single mother, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: los angeles, california, beverly hills, usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Like Mother, Like Daughter (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An attention-craving mother nearing 50, unemployed and living with her pregnant daughter and son-in-law, suddenly finds herself with child, too...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Plot: pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, pregnant woman, awkwardness, family dinner, childbirth, in laws, hospital, family problems, family relations, pregnant daughter, relationships ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Dim Sum Funeral (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An Irish funeral has a wake. A Jewish funeral has sitting shiva. A traditional Chinese funeral is something else entirely. Thats what the estranged siblings of the Chinese-American Xiao family must undergo upon news of their mothers death. The one ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious, emotional ...
Plot: estrangement, lesbian, family problems, siblings relations, self discovery, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family relations, parents and children, family life, haunted by the past, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 4K
Beautiful (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Determined to win the Miss American Miss pageant, Mona is ready to sacrifice anything and everything to guarantee herself the crown including her own daughter! She manages to persuade her best bud to raise the kid as her own (Miss AM can't be a ...
Style: humorous, light, melancholic, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: beauty pageant, friendship, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, contests and competitions, blind ambition, underdog, family problems, single parent, ambition, family relations, child illness ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 25K
Georgia Rule (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Georgia Rule follows a rebellious, uncontrollable teenager who is hauled off by her dysfunctional mother to spend the summer with her grandmother. Her journey will lead all three women to revelations of buried family secrets and an understanding ...
Style: stylized, melancholic, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family problems, teenager, dysfunctional family, small town, parents and children, redemption, family relations, sexual abuse, honest, secrets, confession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, san francisco, new jersey, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
An Unexpected Life (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sequel to "An Unexpected Family."
Plot: family relations, youth, adoption, baby, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, judge, sister sister relationship, custody, aunt nephew relationship, dysfunctional family, pregnancy ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Talent Given Us (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A retired New York City couple drive across country to reconnect with their reclusive son, joined by their two unmarried daughters.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, touching, humorous ...
Plot: on the road, eccentric family, family relations, family in crisis, parents and children, cross country, family problems, elderly, estrangement, golden years, dysfunctional family, friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 553
Soft Fruit (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For the first time in 15 years, all four siblings in a family show up to care for their dying mother, who is only given a couple of weeks to live. One comes from America with her two children. A divorced sister also comes with her child and sneaks ...
Style: humorous, visually appealing, affectionate, allegory, suspense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, working class, nudity (full frontal - brief), australian, male nudity, cathartic, car, british, assassination, crazy, parenthood, satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Pieces of April (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Quirky and rebellious April Burns lives with her boyfriend in a low-rent New York City apartment miles away from her emotionally distant family. But when she discovers that her mother has a fatal form of breast cancer, she invites the clan to her ...
Style: realistic, emotional, intense, talky, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: road trip, holiday, thanksgiving, eccentric family, loneliness, reconciliation, family feud, parents and children, dysfunctional family, generation gap, nothing goes right, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, tokyo, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
 1K
Lez Bomb (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A still closeted young woman brings her girlfriend home for Thanksgiving, only to have her coming out efforts thwarted by the unexpected arrival of her male roommate.
Style: absurd, humorous, funny, entertaining, queer cinema ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: lesbian couple, lesbian relationship, thanksgiving, lgbt, lesbian, coming out, love, father daughter relationship, friendship, lgbtq, parenthood, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Memories of Me (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a heart attack, Abbie Polin (Crystal), a New York doctor, goes to Los Angeles to see his father, Abe (King), who works in Hollywood as the "king of the extras." Their relationship has been strained for several years. This was the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, emotional, touching ...
Plot: heart attack, father son relationship, father son estrangement, flashback, surgeon, death of father, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, doctor, hollywood, parent child relationship, bittersweet, estrangement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 583
Fairhaven (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Long-time friends reconnect when one returns to their small Massachusetts town for a funeral.
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, thought provoking, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, funeral, small town, homecoming, introspection, social relations, estrangement, unfulfillment, death of father, high school friends, family, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Bad Mother's Handbook (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Karen Cooper wants to domineer her family and believes she's its pillar. In fact she does everything wrong. Thus she messes up all their lives and futures, rather then help her loved-ones.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional, feel good ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, youth, love and romance, single parent, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, wooing, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Alumni Chapter (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: What happens when you graduate from college, only to find that jobs are practically nonexistent and your best friends aren't what they seem? Four old friends reunite after college graduation. The conversation quickly turns sour, and a series of ...
Style: humorous, captivating, atmospheric, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, college, adolescence vs adulthood, introspection, unfulfillment, estrangement, society, best friends, lifestyle, hopes, friends, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 2K
Sassy Pants (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Desperate to get out from under her overprotective mother, a home-schooled teen runs off to live with her dad, and forms a bond with his much-younger boyfriend.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teenage girl, coming of age, dysfunctional family, older man younger man relationship, mother daughter relationship, family relations, eccentric family, parents and children, hopes, workplace, follow your dream, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Dunya & Desie (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dunya and Desie are two 18 year old best friends from Amsterdam North. Dunya is Moroccan and Desie is Dutch. On Dunya's Birthday she is told that her marriage has been arranged with a distant cousin in Morocco. Dunya and her family will travel ...
Style: multicultural
Plot: cultural difference, arranged marriage, teenage pregnancy, interracial friendship, road trip, parent child relationship, family relations, puberty, ethnic, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship
Place: amsterdam, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 50K
Parenthood (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, family relations, family life, little boy, single mother, teenage girl, little girl ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: missouri, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and ...
Style: touching, humorous, emotional, melancholic, funny ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, infidelity, homecoming, death of father, family, jewish, family gatherings, family relations, loneliness, life & death, last wish, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.9
 43
Ornaments (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Religion, alcohol and politics are three things best avoided at holidays - but it's something this group of friends haven't learned. In this dark comedy, six friends have reunited for what may be their last holiday together.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, buddies, youth, love and romance, estrangement, dark humor, college, holiday, christmas, gay, starting over, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Crimes of the Heart (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and is turning into an old maid, while Meg, who tries to make it ...
Style: talky, touching, humorous, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sisters, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, redemption, betrayal, husband wife relationship, childhood, adaptation, parenthood, family relations, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 2K
Two Weeks (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In this bittersweet comedy, four adult siblings gather at their dying mother's house in North Carolina for what they expect to be a quick, last goodbye. Instead, they find themselves trapped — together — for two weeks.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Plot: terminal illness, introspection, eccentric family, family life, estrangement, single parent, family problems, homecoming, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, parents and children, dying ...
Time: contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Chutney Popcorn (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Reena is a young Indian American lesbian who lives and works in New York. Her sister Sarita, who is happily married, discovers that she is infertile. Reena offers to be a surrogate mother for her sister's baby, hoping to improve her ...
Style: multicultural, semi serious, realistic, feel good, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, lgbtq, gay, lesbian love, woman, family relations, male homosexuality, society, babies and infants, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 10K
Crooklyn (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, stylized, light ...
Plot: coming of age, parenthood, dysfunctional family, poverty, child's point of view, family relations, parents and children, black people, family problems, school, teenage life, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, tokyo, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 321
Patti Rocks (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's Christmas time in the twin cities. Billy's working a lot of overtime, running barges on the Mississippi. He calls his friend Eddie, whom he hasn't seen in six months, and asks a favor: to drive with him to see his pregnant ...
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, pregnancy, couples, friends, family relations, infidelity, friendship, battle of the sexes, love and romance, buddies, gender, extramarital affair ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%