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Thanksgiving Movies

Is Planes, Trains and Automobiles the only one? That bathroom scene always grossed me out, all the towels and water all over the floor.

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by Anonymousreply 26November 24, 2022 4:42 PM

You've Got Mail has a Thanksgiving scene.

It actually covers Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

I'm surprised that Meet Me in St. Louis doesn't cover Thanksgiving.

by Anonymousreply 1November 24, 2022 5:29 AM

Hallmark Channel is loaded with Thanksgiving movies:


Turkey Hollow

The Turkey Bowl

An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving

Pumpkin Pie Wars

Family Thanksgiving

by Anonymousreply 2November 24, 2022 5:32 AM

I forgot Home for the Holidays

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by Anonymousreply 3November 24, 2022 5:34 AM

Didn't Jodie Foster direct a Thanksgiving movie? For some reason I think Tom Hulce may have been involved but I don't remember.

by Anonymousreply 4November 24, 2022 5:34 AM

R4 see R3

by Anonymousreply 5November 24, 2022 5:36 AM

Home for the Holidays is an ugly movie because it was filmed in Baltimore.

by Anonymousreply 6November 24, 2022 5:37 AM

The Ice Storm. Great movie you should watch regardless of season but it is the MOST Thanksgiving weekend movie.

by Anonymousreply 7November 24, 2022 5:50 AM

Pieces of April. Katie Holmes almost had a respectable acting career. Almost.

by Anonymousreply 8November 24, 2022 6:39 AM

The Humans.

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by Anonymousreply 9November 24, 2022 8:02 AM

I couldn’t make it through The Humans, it did seem like it was circling a lot of the territory of Pieces of April and Beanie is NO Katie Holmes.

by Anonymousreply 10November 24, 2022 9:08 AM

What’s Cooking staring DL Fav Mercedes Ruehl.

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by Anonymousreply 11November 24, 2022 9:31 AM

This trash classic is great viewing if you want lots of bad gore, bad acting, and a drunken Louise Lasser spending 80% of the film eating Thanksgiving leftovers on her kitchen floor.

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by Anonymousreply 12November 24, 2022 9:37 AM

Another honorable mention: the TV movie "Intensity" from 1997, based on the Dean Koontz novel. Still stands up today as a pretty decent thriller. Very entertaining.

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by Anonymousreply 13November 24, 2022 9:43 AM

Black Friday

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by Anonymousreply 14November 24, 2022 11:06 AM


by Anonymousreply 15November 24, 2022 11:48 AM

March of the Wooden Soldiers.

by Anonymousreply 16November 24, 2022 11:50 AM

House of Yes.

by Anonymousreply 17November 24, 2022 12:08 PM

Seconding The Ice Storm, and this is another good one. Excuse the drab, aged look of the trailer. The movie itself looks beautiful (RIP, cinematographer Allen Daviau).

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by Anonymousreply 18November 24, 2022 2:23 PM

The Last Waltz is a Thanksgiving movie, but you'll have to overlook it being directed by white cisgender male Martin Scorsese!

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by Anonymousreply 19November 24, 2022 3:41 PM

Other Thanksgiving movies: Dutch, The Myth of Fingerprints, Prisoners, Scent of a Woman, The Gold Rush

by Anonymousreply 20November 24, 2022 3:44 PM

Hannah and Her Sisters begins and ends with a Thanksgiving get-together.

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by Anonymousreply 21November 24, 2022 3:49 PM

^ I think there's another Thanksgiving in the middle too, at which some of the storylines reach a boiling point.

by Anonymousreply 22November 24, 2022 3:56 PM

I happened to stumble on The Ice Storm the other day. Hadn't seen it in years. WEHT to Joan Allen?

by Anonymousreply 23November 24, 2022 4:01 PM

The Thanksgiving Promise featuring Lloyd, Jordan, and Beau Bridges (Jeff makes a cameo)

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by Anonymousreply 24November 24, 2022 4:02 PM

Addams Family Values

by Anonymousreply 25November 24, 2022 4:05 PM

Pink Floyd's The Wall, with just enough white blotter or orange sunshine.

by Anonymousreply 26November 24, 2022 4:42 PM
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