What to Expect When You're Expecting

PG-13 2012 | 110 mins | Comedy Romance

Whether you're a small business owner, a fitness guru or a trophy wife, pregnancy is the great equalizer - cankles wait for no woman. Beloved best-selling advice book meets ensemble rom-com in this star-studded flick from 2012, in which five couples travel down the bumpy road toward parenthood. (Spoiler alert: bumpy roads are hell on a pregnant lady's bladder.) Cameron Diaz, Elizabeth Banks and Jennifer Lopez lead a fiercely funny cast that also includes Chris Rock, Anna Kendrick and Dennis Quaid.

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  1. 14.5 million gestating readers can't be wrong: the film is inspired by the best-selling pregnancy guides of the same name.
  2. Cameos-a-Go-Go: the power-packed ensemble cast gets an added boost from a host of celebs appearing in the film as themselves, including Megan Mullally, Cheryl Cole and Dwayne Wade.
  3. Sometimes you gotta multi-task: filmmakers held an open casting call for the film on July 9, 2011, searching for pregnant women and Ethiopians.
  4. Two times the teen love: co-stars Jennifer Lopez and Cameron Diaz both scored 2012 Teen Choice Award nominations for Choice Movie Actress in a Comedy Film.
  5. Blame it on Gilly: Kristen Wiig had to turn down a role in the film because of scheduling conflicts with Saturday Night Live.
  6. Sometimes art doesn't imitate life: although her character seeks to adopt a baby, Jennifer Lopez gave birth to twins in real life back in 2008.
  7. Pregnant in the Peach State: the film was shot on location in and around Atlanta, Georgia.
  8. The Silent Bob Connection: co-stars Elizabeth Banks, Jennifer Lopez and Chris Rock have all appeared in Kevin Smith films.
  9. Angels Alums: co-stars Cameron Diaz and Rodrigo Santoro previously appeared together in 2003's Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle.
  10. Getting a leg up: keep an eye on Dennis Quaid's foot during the golf cart race; sometimes it's on the dashboard, other times it's on the floor.
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