11 Movies to Watch on Thanksgiving Day


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