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Labor Pains (2009)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 19 June 2009 (Romania)
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A young woman pretends to be pregnant in order to avoid being fired from her job. When that gets her special treatment by everyone involved in her life, she tries to keep up the lie for nine months.

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Thea Clayhill is the reckless secretary of arrogant publisher Jerry Steinwald. When Jerry fires her having had an accident with his beloved dog, Thea lies and tells him that she is four-months pregnant. Thea lost her parents in a car accident and raises her younger sister Emma alone and can not afford to lose her job. Jerry goes on vacation to be with his dog and his brother Nick Steinwald assumes his position. Thea decides to fake her pregnancy for more time with the support of her friend Lisa. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Originally made for cinema, but later released as a television movie. See more »

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When the dog vomits on the owner you can tell right away that it is not the dog but something lower than the dog's head and to the side of the dog that is 'throwing up'. See more »

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Thea Clayhill: Do you think he'll ever forgive me?
Lisa DePardo: Do you want me to be honest? Or do you want me to make you feel better?
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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.23 (2008) See more »

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My Little Mamasita
Written by Andrew Hollander, Dana Parish, and Steve Conte
Performed by Steve Conte
Published by Wandering Rose Music (BMI). All rights administered worldwide by Kobalt Music Group Ltd.,
Uncrushed Songs (ASCAP), and Thunderdog Music (ASCAP)
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Funny! Lindsay shines here.
18 July 2009 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

Labor Pains tells the story of a woman (Lindsay) who pretends to be pregnant to avoid being fired from her job by her mean boss (Chris Parnell). And with the help of her best friend (Cheryl Hines), she tries to keep up with the lie for nine months. Lindsay Lohan is back, and she delivers a very good performance here, this movie is very funny, i laughed out loud a few times. It's definitely not theater material but it still worth it on a Saturday night on TV with your friends, just forget the fact that Lindsay is in it, it's a very cute movie.

Now i can't wait to see Lindsay again in The Other Side, it's gonna be so much better than this movie. But this movie it's still cool to watch.

8/10


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