Top Ten Thursdays: Babies/Pregnancy in Film

So I am super elated!  My brother and his wife just gave birth to their first child and she is the cutest thing ever.  In honor of her birth I have decided to compose a quick and dirty list of my favorite baby and or pregnancy movies.  Surprisingly, I have not seen that many so this list will exclude a lot of obvious choices and for that I apologize.

10.) Citizen Ruth (1996)

Perhaps the most astute observation of the abortion debate to date, Citizen Ruth is an indie dark comedy that reminds viewers that personal opinions should not rule political discourse.

9.) Juno (2007)

Juno is easily the most quotable teenage pregnancy angst ridden comedy ever.

8.) Life As We Know It (2010)

This movie does not jump out as a great film based on its description, but it is quite good and well worth a viewing.

7.) Tree of Life (2011)

Minimal amounts of this film have to do with babies, but the parts that do are stunning.

6.) Knocked Up (2007)

Apatow's study on unplanned pregnancy completely revolutionized comedy for the 21st century.

5.) Baby Mama (2008)

Any questions about this high ranking can be directed to my past review on this hilarious film.

4.) Babies (2010)

An absolutely fascinating documentary, Babies studies the life of a new born in four distinctly different places in the world and reminds viewers that the gift of life is universal.

3.) Raising Arizona (1987)

Something about rocky underbits...

2.) Eraserhead (1977)

While the film is mostly about an abortion, David Lynch's early experimental film is as bizarre as it is personal.

1.) Rosmary's Baby (1968)

Rosemary's Baby is easily the creepiest birthing story to date.

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