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19 Movies That Would Be Way Different If They Were About Parenting

Cher from Clueless would totally shop at Target.

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1. Scream

In this scene: Casey receives a call from the class mom asking her to make 40 finger foods for her kid's class party tomorrow.
Dimension Films

In this scene: Casey receives a call from the class mom asking her to make 40 finger foods for her kid's class party tomorrow.

2. The Hangover

In this scene: Stu wakes up on the floor after a week of solo parenting while his wife is on a business trip.
Warner Bros

In this scene: Stu wakes up on the floor after a week of solo parenting while his wife is on a business trip.

3. Legally Blonde

In this scene: Elle watches her kid's soccer game in style.
MGM

In this scene: Elle watches her kid's soccer game in style.

4. The Big Lebowski

In this scene: The "Dude" makes a midnight trip to the supermarket after realizing he didn't have any milk for the kids' morning cereal.
Gramercy Pictures

In this scene: The "Dude" makes a midnight trip to the supermarket after realizing he didn't have any milk for the kids' morning cereal.

5. Clueless

In this scene: Cher emerges from Target with four bags and time to spare before she has to pick up the kids from school.
Paramount

In this scene: Cher emerges from Target with four bags and time to spare before she has to pick up the kids from school.

6. When Harry Met Sally

In this scene: Sally is overwhelmed with ecstasy over being able to eat at a restaurant without her children.
Columbia Pictures

In this scene: Sally is overwhelmed with ecstasy over being able to eat at a restaurant without her children.

7. Beetlejuice

In this scene: Beetlejuice is not happy after his kid wakes him from a dead sleep at 4 a.m. because "the covers aren't pulled up over me."
Warner Bros.

In this scene: Beetlejuice is not happy after his kid wakes him from a dead sleep at 4 a.m. because "the covers aren't pulled up over me."

8. Like Water for Chocolate

In this scene: Tita wonders why she prepares her family's dinner with such care when she knows her kids will race through it to get back to their iPhones and Wii.
Miramax Films

In this scene: Tita wonders why she prepares her family's dinner with such care when she knows her kids will race through it to get back to their iPhones and Wii.

9. The Graduate

In this scene: Benjamin asks Mrs. Robinson if she knows where the kid's homework folder is while she slips into her sweatpants.
United Artists

In this scene: Benjamin asks Mrs. Robinson if she knows where the kid's homework folder is while she slips into her sweatpants.

10. The Fifth Element

In this scene: Leeloo is saying, "Come here," after her daughter talked back to her.
Columbia

In this scene: Leeloo is saying, "Come here," after her daughter talked back to her.

11. Friday

In this scene: Craig and Smokey check their kids when one of them suddenly drops an f-bomb.
New Line Cinema

In this scene: Craig and Smokey check their kids when one of them suddenly drops an f-bomb.

12. The Blair Witch Project

In this scene: Heather is awake at 3 a.m. trying not to have a nervous breakdown because her kid is off at his first-ever sleepover.
Artisan Entertainment

In this scene: Heather is awake at 3 a.m. trying not to have a nervous breakdown because her kid is off at his first-ever sleepover.

13. The Shining

In this scene: Jack runs out of patience over how long his high schooler has been in the bathroom and takes it into his hands to find out what he's doing in there.
Warner Bros.

In this scene: Jack runs out of patience over how long his high schooler has been in the bathroom and takes it into his hands to find out what he's doing in there.

14. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

In this scene: Jen Yu snaps into action after a stranger at the playground yells at her toddler.
Miramax

In this scene: Jen Yu snaps into action after a stranger at the playground yells at her toddler.

15. Good Will Hunting

In this scene: Will and Sean chat about what's important in life as they watch their kids play at the park.
Miramax

In this scene: Will and Sean chat about what's important in life as they watch their kids play at the park.

16. Bridesmaids

In this scene: Annie, at the fourth over-the-top children's birthday party she's attended that weekend, has had enough and loses her shit.
Universal

In this scene: Annie, at the fourth over-the-top children's birthday party she's attended that weekend, has had enough and loses her shit.

17. Jurassic World

In this scene: Owen yells at his kids to stop fighting.
Universal

In this scene: Owen yells at his kids to stop fighting.

18. Titanic

In this scene: Jack and Rose review their family's schedule to try and find a time they can have a date night.
20th Century Fox/Paramount

In this scene: Jack and Rose review their family's schedule to try and find a time they can have a date night.

19. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

In this scene: Katniss and Peeta return to the gym for the first time since the baby was born and feel more than a little uncomfortable.
Lionsgate

In this scene: Katniss and Peeta return to the gym for the first time since the baby was born and feel more than a little uncomfortable.

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