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Movies With Unexpected Pregnancy

Saratoga Trunk (1945)
NR Action Drama History Romance
Abuse, Emotional Narcissistic Personality Disorder Suicidal Little People/People of Small Stature Illegitimacy Unexpected Pregnancy

After being exiled to Paris for being the illegitimate daughter of a wealthy New Orleans family, Clio Dulaine's mother accidentally kills her father w...

Director : Sam Wood
Cast : Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman, Flora Robson, Jerry Austin

Come Back, Little Sheba (1952)
NR Drama Romance Film-Noir
Enabling Unexpected Pregnancy Sexual Dissatisfaction Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Passive Aggressive Behavior Miscarriage Denial Wendy Syndrome Alcoholism

For two decades Doc and Lola Delaney have avoided discussion about Doc's lack of success because he was unable to complete med school due to their "s...

Director : Daniel Mann
Cast : Burt Lancaster, Shirley Booth, Terry Moore, Richard Jaeckel

Alfie (2004)
R Comedy Drama Romance Remake
Substance Abuse Abortion, Legal Unexpected Pregnancy Commitment Phobia Biracial Passive Aggressive Behavior Bipolar Disorder Single Parenting Anxiety Sexual Dysfunction Adultery

In Manhattan, a British limousine driver, Alfie, has the busy life of a playboy. Women of all ages are attracted to his affable self confidence and lo...

Director : Charles Shyer
Cast : Jude Law, Marisa Tomei, Nia Long, Jane Krakowski, Sienna Miller, Susan Sarandon, Omar Epps, Renée Taylor, Jane Krakowski

Palindromes (2004)
NOT RATED Comedy Drama Roadtrip
Blindness Promiscuity Down’s Syndrome Abortion, Legal Unexpected Pregnancy Epilepsy Single Parenting Abuse, Sex

While visiting family friends with her parents, thirteen year old Aviva seduces their teenage son, Judah, and intentionally gets pregnant. Her parents...

Director : Todd Solondz
Cast : Matthew Faber, Angela Pietropinto, Bill Buell, Emani Sledge

The Best of Everything (1959)
Approved Drama Romance
Depression, Clinical Virginity, Female Delusional Narcissistic Personality Disorder Miscarriage Alcoholism Abuse, Emotional Adultery Abuse, Verbal Abortion, Illegal Abuse, Physical Unexpected Pregnancy Sexual Harassment, Female Depression, Situational Suicide

While her fiancee Eddie studies abroad for a year, Radcliffe grad and aspiring editor Caroline decides to get job with Manhattan's Fabian Publishing. ...

Director : Jean Negulesco
Cast : Hope Lange, Stephen Boyd, Suzy Parker, Martha Hyer, Joan Crawford, Louis Jourdan, Diane Baker, Robert Evans, Brian Aherne

Alfie (1966)
NR Comedy Drama Original Version Satire
Rehabilitation Facility Unexpected Pregnancy Commitment Phobia Passive Aggressive Behavior Narcissistic Personality Disorder Single Parenting Denial Alcoholism Tuberculosis Nervous Breakdown/Collapse Adultery Abortion, Illegal

For Alfie, the only real life is his sex life, only then can does he feel alive. Attaining elite status has no appeal for him. A working class man is ...

Director : Lewis Gilbert
Cast : Michael Caine, Shelley Winters, Millicent Martin, Julia Foster, Jane Asher

The Painted Veil (2006)
PG-13 Drama Romance Distant Location Coming of Age Historical Fiction
Substance Abuse Alcohol Abuse Adultery Cholera Unexpected Pregnancy Sexual Dissatisfaction Virginity, Male Narcissistic Personality Disorder Denial

In 1920's London, Kitty, a flirtatious single socialite meets shy, intelligent Walter Fane. Though he's infatuated with her, she only marries him to e...

Director : John Curran
Cast : Edward Norton, Naomi Watts, Toby Jones, Liev Schreiber, Anthony Wong

Falling Angels (2003)
NOT RATED Romance Dark Comedy Coming of Age
Substance Abuse Depression, Clinical Adultery Promiscuity Enabling Delusional Unexpected Pregnancy Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Death of Child Alcoholism

This coming of age story about three sisters with dysfunctional parents takes place in 1960's Ontario, near Niagra Falls. Each sister struggles for in...

Director : Scott Smith
Cast : Miranda Richardson, Callum Keith Rennie, Katharine Isabelle, Kristin Adams, Monte Gagne, Mark McKinney

Secrets & Lies (1996)
R Drama Dark Comedy
Infertility Divorce Adoption Single Parenting Unexpected Pregnancy

Cynthia is a white, single mother who lives in a dreary area of London with her daughter, a sullen street-sweeper. She has a monotonous job at a facto...

Director : Mike Leigh
Cast : Timothy Spall, Phyllis Logan, Brenda Blethyn, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Claire Rushbrook

Peyton Place (1957)
G Drama Romance Courtroom Drama Based On Novel
Virginity, Female Sexuality Attachment Disorder Virginity, Male Alcoholism Self-Esteem Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Divorce Incest Adultery Abortion, Illegal Promiscuity Death of Parent Unexpected Pregnancy Depression, Situational Suicide Stress Rape Illegitimacy Denial Frigidity Domestic Violence Narcissistic Personality Disorder Single Parenting Miscarriage Asocial Behavior

In 1942, Peyton Place, New Hampshire hypocritical adults try to pass off their questionable standards to the next generation with no success. Each fam...

Director : Mark Robson
Cast : Lana Turner, Lee Philips, Lloyd Nolan, Arthur Kennedy, Diane Varsi, Hope Lange, Russ Tamblyn, Terry Moore, David Nelson, Betty Field, Mildred Dunnock, Lorne Greene, Barry Coe, Leon Ames, Erin O'Brien-Moore

The Playboys (1992)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance
Alcoholism Illegitimacy Denial Unexpected Pregnancy Depression, Situational Suicide Alcoholic, Recovering

In the late 1950's Ireland, a young woman named Tara scandalizes her tiny,Catholic village by having a baby out of wedlock and refusing to name the fa...

Director : Gillies MacKinnon
Cast : Albert Finney, Aidan Quinn, Robin Wright, Milo O'Shea

Postcards from the Edge (1990)
R Comedy Drama Romance
Insecurity Rehabilitation Facility Recovering Substance Abuser Unexpected Pregnancy Depression, Situational Suicide Alcoholic, Recovering Illegitimacy Denial Alcoholism

Substance-addicted Hollywood royalty and actress, Suzanne Vale is out of control. After a stay in rehab, the director of her next film insists, as a c...

Director : Mike Nichols
Cast : Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman

Stanley & Iris (1990)
PG-13 Drama Romance
Death of Spouse Illiteracy Single Parenting Death of Parent Unexpected Pregnancy Domestic Violence Caregiving

Stanley is a shy man and illiterate short-order cook who lives with his elderly father. Iris is a newly widowed factory worker who has vowed never to ...

Director : Martin Ritt
Cast : Jane Fonda, Robert De Niro, Swoosie Kurtz, Martha Plimpton

The Station Agent (2003)
R Comedy Drama
Marital Separation Antisocial Personality Disorder People of Small Stature/Little People Death of Child Unexpected Pregnancy

When his only friend and co-worker dies, a young man of small stature moves to an abandoned train depot in rural New Jersey. Though he tries to mainta...

Director : Thomas McCarthy
Cast : Peter Dinklage, Patricia Clarkson, Bobby Cannavale, Paul Benjamin, Jase Blankfort, Paula Garcés

They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)
PG-13 Drama History Based on True Events
Alcoholism Nervous Breakdown/Collapse Heart Failure Delusional Unexpected Pregnancy Depression, Situational Suicide

In 1932, during the Depression a manipulative, alcoholic emcee named Rocky enlists contestants for a dance marathon in Santa Monica, California offeri...

Director : Sydney Pollack
Cast : Jane Fonda, Michael Sarrazin, Susannah York, Gig Young, Red Buttons, Bonnie Bedelia, Susannah York,Bruce Dern, Michael Conrad, Al Lewis

Tootsie (1982)
PG Comedy Romance Satire
Anxiety Alcohol Abuse Adultery Single Parenting Unexpected Pregnancy Sexual Harassment, Female Falsifying Gender

Michael is an unemployed actor with a difficult reputation. After begging his agent for a part with no results, he coaches a friend with the lines for...

Director : Sydney Pollack
Cast : Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman, Geena Davis, Bill Murray, Charles Durning, Doris Belack,

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)
PG Drama Family Romance Coming of Age Historical Fiction Based On Novel
Literacy Death of Spouse Alcoholism Blended Families Promiscuity Pneumonia Unexpected Pregnancy

In 1912 Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the Nolan family barely makes a living to pay the rent to their slum lord. Papa is an alcoholic singing waiter, but it...

Director : Elia Kazan
Cast : Peggy Ann Gardner, Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, James Dunn, Lloyd Nolan, James Gleason, John Alexander

An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
R Drama Romance Military
Alcoholism Abuse, Verbal Single Parenting Illegitimacy Abuse, Physical Unexpected Pregnancy Depression, Situational Suicide

After Zack's mother dies, he's raised by an absent, alcoholic father in the Navy. To escape his situation he has signed up for Navy Aviation Officer C...

Director : Taylor Hackford
Cast : Richard Gere, Debra Winger, Louis Gosset, Jr.,David Keith, Robert Loggia

Gone with the Wind (1939)
G Drama Epic History Romance War
Histrionic Personality Disorder Death of Spouse Death of Parent Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Unexpected Pregnancy Alzheimer’s Disease Sexual Confusion Death of Child Miscarriage Abuse, Sex Developmental Delays

Scarlett is a beautiful, strong-willed, southern woman used to getting what she wants. She survives the Civil War despite the deaths of multiple husba...

Director : Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood
Cast : Thomas Mitchell, Barbara O'Neil, Vivien Leigh, Evelyn Keyes

Pocketful of Miracles (1961)
N/A Comedy Crime Drama Romance Senior Interest Holiday
Blindness Unexpected Pregnancy Chronic Heart Condition Amputation American Sign Language Mute Lipreading/Speechreading Single Parenting Little People/People of Small Stature Illegitimacy Deafness Alcoholism

1920's prohibition beggar, Apple Annie, is a well known fixture on Manhattan's Broadway. Especially by bootlegger Dave the Dude, who's convinced her a...

Director : Frank Capra
Cast : Glenn Ford, Bette Davis, Hope Lange, Arthur O'Connell, Peter Falk, Thomas Mitchell, Edward Everett Horton, Mickey Shaughnessy, Sheldon Leonard

To Sir, with Love (1967)
UNRATED Drama Music Coming of Age Based On Novel
Death of Parent Unexpected Pregnancy Sexual Harassment, Female Domestic Violence Learning Disabilities Abuse, Child Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Developmental Delays Divorce Abuse, Emotional

Mark, an unemployed engineer living in London in 1967, begins as a new teacher in a reform school in the poverty stricken East End to earn money whil...

Director : James Clavell
Cast : Sidney Poitier, Christian Roberts, Judy Geeson, Suzy Kendall

Juno (2007)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance
Infertility Adoption Single Parenting Denial Abortion, Legal Unexpected Pregnancy Commitment Phobia

After drinking a gallon of orangeade, Juno, a 16-year-old high-school junior in Minnesota discovers she's pregnant from a single act with her best fri...

Director : Jason Reitman
Cast : Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Allison Janney, J.K. Simmons

Airport (1970)
G Action Drama Thriller
Depression, Clinical Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Head Injury Adultery Denial Unexpected Pregnancy Depression, Situational Suicide

Take one severe snowstorm, one elderly Trans Global Airlines stowaway, shortages, an aging, pilot, unreasonable spouses, manpower issues, fuel problem...

Director : George Seaton, Henry Hathaway
Cast : Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, Jean Seberg, Jacqueline Bisset

Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)
NR Comedy Drama Romance
Abortion, Illegal Enabling Unexpected Pregnancy Panic Attacks Learned Helplessness Commitment Phobia Narcissistic Personality Disorder Inferiority Complex Anxiety Abuse, Emotional

Angie Rossini, a Macy's sales girl, is the only sister in a claustrophobic apartment that includes her controlling mother and over-possessive brothers...

Director : Robert Mulligan
Cast : Natalie Wood, Steve McQueen, Edie Adams, Herschel Bernardi, Tom Bosley, Harvey Lembeck

Fatal Attraction (1987)
R Drama Thriller Film-Noir Psychological
Unexpected Pregnancy Histrionic Personality Disorder Adultery Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Happily married Dan Gallagher has it all. A good rep at his Manhattan law firm, a beautiful wife named Beth, and a daughter he adores. Then he attends...

Director : Adrian Lyne
Cast : Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer, Ellen Hamilton Latzen

Butterbox Babies (1995)
NR Drama Based on True Events
Death, Sudden Unexpected Pregnancy Disfigurement Passive Aggressive Behavior Death of Child Single Parenting Denial Abuse, Child Infertility Adoption

The true story of a couple that ran an illegal adoption ring out of a home for unwed mothers in Nova Scotia, from the 1928 through the 1945, that was ...

Director : Don McBrearty
Cast : Susan Clark, Peter MacNeill, Catherine Fitch, Michael Riley

St. Vincent (2014)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Military Senior Interest Inspirational
Death of Spouse Assisted Living/Managed Care Facility Dementia Alzheimer’s Disease Memory, Short Term Single Parenting Memory, Long Term Addiction, Gambling Prostitution Mobility Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Alcoholism Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Divorce Unexpected Pregnancy Stroke

Vincent is a gambling, alcoholic Vietnam veteran with PTSD who owns a run down house in Brooklyn. What money he does have is used to pay for his belov...

Director : Theodore Melfi
Cast : Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, Chris O'Dowd

Cabaret (1972)
PG Drama Musical War Military Historical Fiction Based On Novel Based on a Play Dance
Sexual Dysfunction Sexual Confusion Abortion, Illegal Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Unexpected Pregnancy

In pre WWII Berlin, Germany, in 1931, eccentric American Sally Bowles, a cabaret singer at the subversive Kit-Kat Club meets British student Brian Ro...

Director : Bob Fosse
Cast : Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey, Michael York, Helmut Griem, Marisa Berinson

Dirty Dancing (1987)
PG-13 Drama Romance Music Ballroom Dancing Dance
Insecurity Abortion, Illegal Sexual Harassment, Male Abuse, Sex Unexpected Pregnancy

In 1963, eighteen-year old "Baby" goes with her family to a resort in upstate New York's Catskill Mountains. Baby has grown up in comfort. She is goin...

Director : Emile Ardolino
Cast : Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes

2:37 (2006)
Drama
Substance Abuse Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Dissociative Identity Disorder Eating Disorders Unexpected Pregnancy

At 2:37 during a normal day in an Australian high school, a suicide will occur among one of the six troubled teens, each of whom will reveal their tra...

Director : Murali K. Thalluri
Cast : Teresa Palmer, Frank Sweet, Sam Harris, Charles Baird

A Wedding (1978)
PG Romance Dark Comedy Satire
Addiction, Substance Avoidant Personality Disorder Abortion, Legal Sexual Dissatisfaction Dementia Sexual Confusion Passive Aggressive Behavior Narcissistic Personality Disorder Epilepsy Seizures/Convulsions Alcoholism Adultery Promiscuity Death, Sudden Death of Parent Unexpected Pregnancy Mute Addiction, Sex

The wedding of an old money Chicago family (who may be connected to the mob by marriage) and a nouveau riche family from the south. Dino, the groom ha...

Director : Robert Altman
Cast : Carol Burnett, Mia Farrow, Paul Dooley, Geraldine Chaplin, Lillian Gish, Vittorio Gassman, Howard Duff, Desi Arnaz, Jr., Peggy Ann Garner, Nina van Pallendt, Amy Stryker, Lauren Hutton, Pam Dawber

Beyond the Sea (2004)
PG-13 Drama Biography Music Dance
Rheumatic Fever Adoption Incest Blended Families Unexpected Pregnancy Chronic Heart Condition Anorexia Nervosa Illegitimacy Abuse, Sex

Spanning 1936 to 1973, Bobby Darin reflects on how his childhood rheumatic fever, which caused permanent heart damage and the prediction of his death ...

Director : Kevin Spacey
Cast : Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, John Goodman, Bob Hoskins, Brenda Blethyn, Greta Scaachi, Caroline Aaron

The Best Little Girl in the World (1981)
Drama
Substance Abuse Anorexia Nervosa Unexpected Pregnancy Sexual Harassment, Female Bulimia Nervosa

Casey Powell is a teenage girl secretly suffering from anorexia and bulimia due to the indifference of her parents, who spend most of their energy on ...

Director : Sam O'Steen
Cast : Charles Durning, Eva Marie Saint, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Melanie Mayron,Helen Hunt

Heavy (1995)
R Drama Romance
Social Anxiety Disorder Enabling Eating Disorders Delusional Virginity, Male Alcoholism Self-Esteem Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Insecurity Anxiety Adultery Weight Challenged Promiscuity Death of Parent Unexpected Pregnancy Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Survivor Guilt Scapegoat Identity Heart Failure Denial Body Image Chronic Depression Caregiving Single Parenting

In 1995, in a roadside Hudson River Valley diner called "Pete & Dolly's," Victor, the son of Dolly and the now deceased Pete, is his mother's caregive...

Director : James Mangold
Cast : Pruitt Taylor Vince, Shelley Winters, Liv Tyler, Deborah Harry, Joe Grifasi, Evan Dando

The Fugitive Kind (1960)
Approved Drama Romance
Alcoholism Cancer Adultery Addiction, Sex Promiscuity Unexpected Pregnancy

Val, a drifter, arrives at a small town and gets a job in a store run by Lady Torrence, a lonely woman whose husband Jabe is dying of cancer upstairs....

Director : Sidney Lumet
Cast : Marlon Brando, Anna Magnani, Joanne Woodward, Maureen Stapleton

Ginger & Rosa (2012)
PG-13 Drama Based on True Events Coming of Age
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Marital Separation Divorce Adultery Promiscuity Unexpected Pregnancy Depression, Situational Suicide Sexuality Single Parenting

In 1962, when the East End of London was still mired in post WWII poverty and light years away from the "Swinging Sixties," two teenage girls born on ...

Director : Sally Potter
Cast : Elle Fanning, Allessandro Nivola, Christina Hendricks, Alice Englert, Oliver Platt, Jodhi May, Timothy Small, Annette Bening

Johnny Belinda (1948)
UNRATED Drama
Unexpected Pregnancy Rape American Sign Language Mute Lipreading/Speechreading Deaf Speech Single Parenting Deafness

Dr. Richardson is a dedicated young general practitioner, trying to establish himself in a poor, isolated fishing village on Cape Breton Island, off t...

Director : Jean Negulesco
Cast : Jane Wyman, Lew Ayres, Charles Bickford, Agnes Moorehead

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)
NOT RATED Action Crime Drama
Unexpected Pregnancy Abuse, Sex Abortion, Illegal

In 1987, the brutal Ceausescu communist regime is in control in Romania. Contraception is illegal and abortion is a crime punishable by death. So Gabi...

Director : Cristian Mungiu
Cast : Anamaria Marinca, Laura Vasiliu, Vlad Ivanov, Alexandru Potocean

Do the Right Thing (1989)
R Action Drama Dark Comedy
Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Alcoholism Abuse, Verbal Abuse, Physical Unexpected Pregnancy Stuttering/Stammering Narcissistic Personality Disorder Single Parenting

It's the late 1980's, and the hottest day of the year on the almost all black street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, New York. When a c...

Director : Spike Lee
Cast : Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Spike Lee, Rosie Perez, John Turturro, John Savage, Frankie Faison, Samuel L. Jackson, Bill Nunn,

Terms of Endearment (1983)
R Comedy Drama
Cancer Adultery Death of Parent Unexpected Pregnancy Commitment Phobia Sexual Dissatisfaction Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Houston,Texas widow Aurora and her teenaged daughter, Emma, have a strong bond until Emma marries a teacher, Flap, against her mother's wishes, and m...

Director : James L. Brooks
Cast : Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Jeff Daniels, John Lithgow

Rebecca (1940)
NOT RATED Mystery Thriller Film-Noir Psychological
Gaslighting Insecurity Head Injury Adultery Denial Unexpected Pregnancy

An attractive, but shy woman, staying in Monte Carlo with her demanding employer, meets the wealthy Max de Winter. She and Max fall in love, marry and...

Director : Alfred Hitchcock
Cast : Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson

Grandma (2015)
Comedy Drama Romance Roadtrip
Death of Spouse Single Parenting Illegitimacy Abortion, Legal Unexpected Pregnancy Sexuality

Self-described misanthrope and grandmother, Elle, is also a lesbian poet coping with financial problems, the insecurity of a lost career, and the rece...

Director : Paul Weitz
Cast : Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden, Sam Elliott, Judy Greer, Elizabeth Pena

Father of the Bride Part II (1995)
PG Comedy Remake Sequel
Unexpected Pregnancy Menopause

Once George has finally accepted the reality of his daughter's marriage and her relocation due to a job transfer, she announces she's pregnant. George...

Director : Charles Shyer
Cast : Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short, Kimberly Williams-Paisley

The Upside of Anger (2005)
R Comedy Drama Mystery Romance Sport Dark Comedy
Substance Abuse Death of Spouse Virginity, Female Enabling Commitment Phobia Virginity, Male Passive Aggressive Behavior Single Parenting Alcoholism Divorce Anxiety Promiscuity Death of Parent Unexpected Pregnancy Stress Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Ulcers

Over the course of three years, in an affluent Detroit suburb, a strong-willed wife named Terry is left to raise her four equally headstrong daughters...

Director : Mike Binder
Cast : Joan Allen, Kevin Costner, Erika Christensen, Keri Russell, Evan Rachel Wood, Alicia Witt, Mike Binder

A Place in the Sun (1951)
PASSED Drama Romance
Insecurity Survivor Guilt Abortion, Illegal Single Parenting Denial Unexpected Pregnancy

George, a struggling young man raised by a single mother, leaves Chicago for California hoping to find better prospects through his wealthy uncle, Cha...

Director : George Stevens
Cast : Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelley Winters, Anne Revere, Raymond Burr, Fred Clark

Valley of the Dolls (1967)
PG-13 Drama Romance Music
Mental Health Facilities Depression, Clinical Addiction, Substance Adultery Abortion, Illegal Unexpected Pregnancy Depression, Situational Suicide Breast Cancer Alcoholism

Bright, pretty Anne Welles arrives in Manhattan and becomes a secretary at an entertainment law firm. There she falls in love with attorney Lyon Burke...

Director : Mark Robson
Cast : Barbara Parkins, Patty Duke, Paul Burke, Sharon Tate, Susan Hayward, Lee Grant

Trees Lounge (1996)
R Comedy Crime Drama
Unexpected Pregnancy Alcoholism

Tommy is a five-star alcoholic and Long Island loser. He loses by stealing from his boss, and then he loses his wife Theresa, who ditches him for his...

Director : Steve Buscemi
Cast : Carol Kane, Chloe Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, Mark Goone Junior, Anthony LaPaglia, Elizabeth Bracco, Daniel Baldwin, Mimi Rogers, Seymour Cassel, Samuel L. Jackson, Debi Mazar

Citizen Ruth (1996)
R Drama Dark Comedy Satire
Prostitution Addiction, Substance Promiscuity Abortion, Legal Unexpected Pregnancy Single Parenting Miscarriage Foster Care

Ruth Stoops is a single mother addicted to sniffing glue who has lost her four children to foster care due to her inability to reform or develop any s...

Director : Alexander Payne
Cast : Laura Dern, Swoosie Kurtz, Kurtwood Smith, Mary Kay Place

The Thrill of It All (1963)
APPROVED Comedy Family Romance
Infertility Anal Retentive Personality Narcissistic Personality Disorder Abuse, Verbal Unexpected Pregnancy Accent Reduction

Mr. and Mrs. Fraleigh have been trying to conceive a child for twenty years while being involved in a family business run by the controlling patriarch...

Director : Norman Jewison
Cast : Doris Day, James Garner, Arlene Francis, Edward Andrews, Carl Reiner, Zasu Pitts

Wonder Boys (2000)
R Comedy Drama Romance Dark Comedy Coming of Age Satire
Substance Abuse Panic Attacks Writer's Block Sexual Dissatisfaction Chronic Depression Passive Aggressive Behavior Kleptomania/Shoplifting Crossdressing Divorce Alcohol Abuse Adultery Promiscuity Unexpected Pregnancy

Fifty-something Grady is a tenured, creative writing professor teaching at a Pittsburgh university based on the notoriety of his one novel, written se...

Director : Curtis Hanson
Cast : Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire, Frances McDormand, Robert Downey Jr., Katie Holmes, Rip Torn, Richard Thomas, Jane Adams, Richard Knox