11 Movies to Watch on Thanksgiving Day

By  November 28, 2013


The 12 days of Christmas are drawing nigh, but not before families across the nation feast in food, fun, and fellowship. This Thanksgiving, as loved ones reunite and revel in stories from years past, we thought it’d be the perfect occasion to give entertainment the #ThrowbackThursday approach. After guests have gone back for seconds, finished friendly football debates, and cherished the moment with seasonal cocktails, pull out one of these classic movies—from comedy to cartoon—for a Thanksgiving Day finale.

National Lampoon’s Thanksgiving Family Reunion, 2003
Home for the Holidays, 1995
Miracle on 34th Street, 1947
Pieces of April, 2003
Dutch, 1991
Alice’s Restaurant, 1969
The Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Special, 1973
She’s Gotta Have It, 1986
Pocahontas, 1995
Funny People, 2009
Addams Family Values, 1993