Childbirth movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant childbirth movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, melancholic, serious, touching, talky and intense films and TV shows about / with childbirth, pregnancy, catastrophe, baby, mentor, dialogue, culture clash, family relations, storytelling and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
childbirth movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as childbirth: Lady Snowblood (1973), Call the Midwife (2012), Five Times Two (2004), The Namesake (2006), Juno (2007), Diane Has the Right Shape (2017), The Nativity Story (2005), Lena Lorenz (2015), Gloria Mundi (2019), Hours (2013).

List of childbirth movies

Lady Snowblood (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Yuki's family is nearly wiped out before she is born due to the machinations of a band of criminals. These criminals kidnap and brutalize her mother but leave her alive. Later her mother ends up in prison with only revenge to keep her alive. ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, melancholic, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, female killer, childbirth, prison, samurai, revenge, female assassin, murder, rape, female protagonist, female warrior ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1890s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Challenges of impending parenthood turn the lives of five couples upside down. Two celebrities are unprepared for the surprise demands of pregnancy; hormones wreak havoc on a baby-crazy author, while her husband tries not to be outdone by his ...
Style: funny, romantic, feel good, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, family outing, date night
Plot: pregnancy, babies and infants, women, romance, childbirth, pregnant woman, adoption, parents and children, pregnant wife, multiple storylines, parenthood, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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Call the Midwife (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Drama following the lives of a group of midwives working in the poverty-stricken East End of London during the 1950s, based on the best-selling memoirs of Jennifer Worth.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midwife, convent, nurse, childbirth, nun, pregnancy, doctor, nursing, friends, family life, pregnant woman, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 60s, year 1961, 20th century, year 1963 ...
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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Five Times Two (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As young French couple Gilles and Marion officially separate, we see, in reverse order, the milestone moments in their relationship: Gilles revealing his unfaithfulness at a tense dinner party; Marion giving birth to their premature son while Gilles ...
Style: sexy, enigmatic, non-linear, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: divorce, sex, adultery, infidelity, rape, wedding, romance, childbirth, ex husband ex wife relationship, up and down relationship, family life, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, sardinia, europe, sicily ...
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The Namesake (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: culture clash, immigrants, childhood, marriage, arranged marriage, generation gap, childbirth, relationships, parenthood, life, rebel, family life ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: india, new york, usa, taj mahal, ohio ...
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Juno (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl named Juno gets herself pregnant and tries to stand on her own, but soon learns a few lessons about being grown up.
Style: feel good, funny, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, pregnancy, teenage pregnancy, adoption, teenager, teenage life, youth, love and romance, social relations, high school, strong female character, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: minnesota, california, usa
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Diane Has the Right Shape (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Diane doesn't hesitate for a moment when her best friends, Thomas and Jacques, ask her to be their surrogate mother. It is in these hardly ideal circumstances that she becomes infatuated with Fabrizio.
Style: touching, suspenseful, exciting, sincere, captivating
Plot: surrogate mother, gay, gay couple, childbirth, newborn, doctor, female protagonist, pregnancy, pregnant woman, newborn baby, baby, birth ...
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The Nativity Story (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mary and Joseph make the hard journey to Bethlehem for a blessed event in this retelling of the Nativity story. This meticulously researched and visually lush adaptation of the biblical tale follows the pair on their arduous path to their arrival in ...
Style: touching, tricky, realistic, serious, biblical ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: jesus, christmas, christianity, bible, angel, ancient history, pregnancy, religions or cults, christian, priest, miraculous event, hopes ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: holy land, middle east, palestine, egypt, israel ...
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Lena Lorenz (2015)
Genre: Family, Romance
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Fed up with her hectic life in Berlin, midwife Lena spontaneously packs her bags and drives to her parents' farm in Bavaria. But no pure Alpine idyll awaits her there: her mother isn't at all happy that she has returned; Grandfather Leo ...
Style: sincere, captivating, entertaining
Audience: family outing
Plot: childbirth, midwife, village life, family life, doctors, family relations, mother daughter relationship, family, workplace, farmhouse, doctors and patients, female doctor ...
Place: austria, berlin germany, bavaria, germany
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Gloria Mundi (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Daniel leaves prison. He returns to Marseilles where Mathilda, his daughter, has just given birth. Nicolas, his spouse, a self-employed driver, is exhausted while Mathilda is a sales assistant on a trial basis. But, one night, Nicolas is assaulted ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, suspense, talky ...
Plot: success, childbirth, ex convict, social climber, ex husband, working class, egoism, poverty, taxi driver, brother in law sister in law sex, released from prison, family relations ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: marseille, europe, france
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Hours (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A father struggles to keep his infant daughter alive in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, touching, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: natural disaster, hurricane katrina, father, hurricane, newborn baby, evacuation, survival, race against time, exhaustion, childbirth, babies and infants, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, 2000s
Place: new orleans, usa
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Titane (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Following a series of unexplained crimes, a former firefighter is reunited with his son who has been missing for 10 years.
Style: disturbing, suspense, surreal, captivating, tense ...
Plot: female serial killer, body horror, serial killer, car accident, lesbian sex, missing son, machismo, killing spree, pretending to be someone else, violence, childbirth, psycho killer ...
Place: france
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My Life (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: It seems that Bob Jones has everything a man could want, namely a fulfilling job and a beautiful, pregnant wife, Gail. But Bob's life is turned upside-down when he is diagnosed with cancer and given four months to live -- not even enough time ...
Style: sad, emotional, touching, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: terminal illness, death, reconciliation, cancer, honest, pregnancy, childbirth, self discovery, family life, couple relations, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After serving a 12-year sentence for killing the man that slept with his wife, a man ponders whether he should try and reconcile with his family, or take revenge on those who turned him in.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: dark humor, childbirth, crimes, going straight, parents and children, family relations, snitch, gangsters, rivalry, released from prison, sex, awkwardness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, europe
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Due Date (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Peter Highman must scramble across the US in five days to be present for the birth of his first child. He gets off to a bad start when his wallet and luggage are stolen, and put on the 'no-fly' list. Peter embarks on a terrifying journey ...
Style: buddy comedy, funny, road movie, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: road trip, weed, hitchhiker, marijuana, stupidity, slacker, stoners, unlikely friendships, getting home, screwball, bonding, hitchhiking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, dallas texas, california, usa, arizona ...
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The Color Purple (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie's abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing "Mister" Albert ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, sincere, touching, sad ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: incest, sexual abuse, domestic violence, african american, feminism, rape, incest rape, slavery, life is a bitch, human spirit, dysfunctional family, wife abuse ...
Time: 1930s, edwardian era, 20th century, 1920s, 1910s ...
Place: africa, southern usa, usa, georgia, tennessee
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Pee Mak (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Some time during the Rattanakosin Kingdom, Mak becomes a soldier and has to leave his pregnant wife Nak at home in Phra Khanong. In the distant frontline he meets four soldiers who become his best friends. Menwhile his wife Nak struggles to give ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, touching, suspense, funny ...
Plot: ghost, true love, supernatural romance, supernatural, friendship, childbirth, couple relations, romance, couples, village, gossip and rumors, village life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: thailand, asia
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Pramface (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Pramface is a BBC Three television comedy series starring Scarlett Alice Johnson, Sean Michael Verey, Ben Crompton, Bronagh Gallagher, Anna Chancellor and Angus Deayton. Written by Chris Reddy and produced by BBC/Little Comet, the six-part first ...
Style: semi serious, sitcom, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage pregnancy, parenthood, pregnancy, teenager, casual sex, childbirth, immature, teenage life, irresponsible, lifestyle change, sexual activity, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
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A Happy Event (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: She drove me into a corner, then forced me to go beyond my limits. She made me confront the absolute: love, sacrifice, tenderness, abandonment. She dislocated me, transformed me. Why didn't anyone warn me? Why doesn't anyone ever talk ...
Style: realistic, sincere, semi serious, humorous, sexy
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: breast feeding, babies and infants, pregnancy, husband wife relationship, family relations, couples, family life, couple relations, childbirth, life turned upside down, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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The Switch (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An unmarried 40-year-old woman turns to a turkey baster in order to become pregnant. Seven years later, she reunites with her best friend, who has been living with a secret: he replaced her preferred sperm sample with his own.
Style: romantic, funny, sweet, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: pregnancy, male female friendship, single parent, best friends, couples, romance, sperm donor, parenthood, unfulfilled love, childbirth, singleness, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, michigan
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The Dunwich Horror (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A university student is pursued by a man with a demonic secret.
Style: surprise ending, scary, macabre, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: occult, monster, good versus evil, supernatural power, professor, grandfather grandson relationship, small town, childbirth, villain played by lead actor, human sacrifice, library, hypnosis ...
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Allied (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.
Style: suspense, sexy, emotional, scenic, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: spy, world war two, nazi, espionage, betrayal, love, french, double agent, military, secret mission, female agent, female spy ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, future
Place: france, england, london, berlin germany, paris france ...
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Humanoids from the Deep (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: They're not human. But they hunt human women. Not for killing. For mating.
Style: scary, intense, suspenseful, splatter, slasher ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: raped by monster, rape, exploitation, monster, sea monster, female nudity, survival, fisherman, creature feature, mad scientist, humanoid, impregnation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: california
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Friends (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: French teens Paul and Michelle run away from home to a remote beach and have a baby.
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: teenage pregnancy, young love, runaway, underage sex, runaway teen, job seeking, childbirth, hunger, baby, topless, female nudity, wild horse ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Romance (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Although deeply in love with her boyfriend - and indeed sleeping in the same bed with him - a schoolteacher cannot handle the almost complete lack of intimacy he will allow. Increasingly frustrated, she gradually finds her sexual appetites leading ...
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, disturbing, art house ...
Plot: sex, nymphomania, bdsm, explicit sex, strong sexual content, erection, bondage, infidelity, male nudity, penetration, cuckold, female masturbation ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
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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
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Sex and Lucia (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Various lives converge on an isolated island, all connected by an author whose novel has become inextricably entwined with his own life.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, sex, porn, sex scene, explicit sex, lust, erotica, strong sexual content, island, female masturbation, waitress, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid, mediterranean sea, malta
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The Hunter (1980)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During his long career, bounty hunter Ralph "Papa" Thorson has caught over 5,000 criminals. Now, while he is working on apprehending fugitives in Illinois, Texas and Nebraska, he himself is being hunted by a psychotic killer.
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, enigmatic, melancholic ...
Plot: chase, car chase, hostage, pregnancy, bounty hunter, stalking, dog, psychopath, train, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, childbirth, tough guy ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, usa
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Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of the same name.
Style: scary, suspense, macabre, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, zombie apocalypse, virus, plague, living dead, survival horror, walking dead, zombie outbreak, siege ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003
Place: wisconsin, usa, midwest
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A Serbian Film (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Serbia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Milos, a retired porn star, leads a normal family life trying to make ends meet. Presented with the opportunity of a lifetime to financially support his family for the rest of their lives, Milos must participate in one last mysterious film. From ...
Style: disturbing, brutal, macabre, rough, scary ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, violence, torture, insanity, incest, perversion, pedophilia, sadism, murder, sexual perversion, necrophilia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: serbia, europe
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