Poll: Happy Labor Day!
Which of these films had the most memorable birth scene? Discuss the list here
Poll by: yrnej
Created Sep 4 2016
Giving birth in a deep cistern while trying to escape a flood by climbing a stalactite.
The Back-up Plan (2010)
A home birth in a pool is made even more surreal with the addition of chanting and bongos.
Children of Men (2006)
In a city-size bombed-out prison Theo aids a teenager in the birth of the first child born in 18 years.
City Slickers (1991)
In the middle of the cattle drive Mitch has to reach inside a pregnant mother cow in distress and pulls out the calf (along with all the effluvia you would expect in such a situation), which he promptly names Norman.
Enemy Mine (1985)
After Jerry dies Davidge sees his egg sac moving so he reaches in to pull out a baby Drac.
Enter the Void (2009)
The audience sees the birth from the perspective of the baby. Yikes!
The Fly (1986)
Two words: Geena Davis. Two more words: Fly larvae.
The Indian Runner (1991)
When Dorothy gives birth you actually see the baby emerging from the birth canal. For reals.
Alex, the first man to get pregnant, lies quietly with a slightly worried look on his face as his doctors perform an uneventful c-section.
"Thundercats are go!" Juno wants a spinal tap (block) but Bren tells her she's not in enough pain to have one yet. Paulie's at a track meet and after breaking a record he intuitively knows what's happening and runs to the hospital.
Look Who's Talking (1989)
A somewhat less graphic depiction of birth from the baby's point of view, coupled with Bruce Willis's voice yelling, "Put me back in! Put me back in!"
The Meaning of Life (1983)
While surrounded by nurses, several machines including the one that goes 'ping' and the most expensive machine in the building, along with several onlookers (though not the father, who was shoved out of the room) two ridiculous doctors yank out a baby and fling him around before cutting the cord with a meat cleaver.
Men in Black (1997)
Our heroes pull over a fleeing alien couple, only to have the woman go into labor. Jay helps deliver what seems to be a purple octopus, which immediately spits goo all over him.
Mother and Child (2009)
Despite the medical risk Elizabeth insists on a natural birth so she can feel the baby leaving her body in the most painful way possible.
It's hard enough trying to have a baby in biblical times, now imagine that your father-in-law has sworn he'd kill the baby if it was a girl.
3 Idiots (2009)
When Rancho uses his engineering knowledge to deliver Mona's baby in the common room of Imperial College of Engineering (ICE), at first the baby didn't respond, but then he said "all is well" when the baby kicked Rancho and started crying.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011)
Picture it: giving birth to a parasitic baby who's been eating you from the inside out, while surrounded by vampires.
When Elijah is born, the doctor asks if the baby has been dropped as all his limbs are broken. We later learn this is because he was osteogenesis, otherwise known brittle bone disease.
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