Halloween hasn't even passed, and stores jump to Christmas trees and red and green everything in a matter of seconds. Christmas music starts playing everywhere, and "Love Actually" won't stop playing on cable.
We get it! You need a minute to enjoy Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday season.
Whether you need some background noise as you cook the big dinner feast or a Thanksgiving movie to bond with your family while wearing soft pajamas, this list will help.
Halloween and Christmas get all the credit for the best movies, but there are great Thanksgiving movies to enjoy. If you're not quite ready for Santa to come to town and want to savor this season of gratitude, these 10 movies will keep you in the spirit of thankfulness and family.
While "It's the Great Pumpkin" gets all the glory, "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" takes a spot on our top 10 for being the perfect middle ground between fall and the full-blown Christmas.
The Emmy-winning Thanksgiving special follows Charlie Brown's anxious antics as Peppermint Patty invites herself to their holiday dinner — chaos ensues.
In one of the most iconic Thanksgiving scenes of all time, Wednesday Addams leads an uprising at summer camp against a musical rendition of the first Thanksgiving in "Addams Family Values."
The sequel to "The Addams Family" also features a stunning Joan Cusack as Debbie, Uncle Fester's gold-digger girlfriend and all of the goth vibes you're used to from this spooky family.
New York City in the fall, cable-knit sweaters and the sound of a 1998 modem connecting to AOL — "You've Got Mail" invites you to get on a lovely nostalgia train just in time for Thanksgiving.
The Nora Ephron rom-com follows Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan as they fall in love in a chat room (remember those?), and its one Thanksgiving scene at Zabar's makes it a perfect New York movie.
With an all-star cast — Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Georgia Takei and Amy Poehler — this animated Thanksgiving movie follows Reggie and Jake, two turkeys that promote a campaign to end Thanksgiving for good.
Throughout "Free Birds," the pair grabs a time machine to go back in time and remove turkeys from the menu during the first Thanksgiving.
For those currently obsessed with Canadian comedy, "Schitt's Creek," "For Your Consideration" will be a delight to watch. Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara star in this mockumentary about acting in a film projected to generate a lot of Oscar buzz. But when the studio changes the film's name to Home for Thanksgiving, things get a little crazy.
Jodie Foster-directed "Home for the Holidays" follows Holly Hunter's Claudia Larson as her life crumbles around her after losing her job and a failed relationship with her boss and she's headed home for the holidays.
This surprisingly fun comedy displays the absurdity behind family get-togethers and the awkwardness behind dealing with relatives during the holidays.
"What's Cooking" jumps around four Thanksgiving family dinners, all from different backgrounds, and how they handle the stress about the most significant dinner of the year.
Crisis after crisis, the movie is as relatable as they come since we all have family drama.
Thanksgiving is one of the busiest times to travel, and Steve Martin and John Candy highlight the comedy of it all in "Planes, Trains & Automobiles." This comedic duo wants to get home in time for Thanksgiving, yet their journey becomes a three-day saga.
Katie Holmes shines in "Pieces of April" as an estranged daughter trying to reconnect with her dysfunctional family and ill mother. She invites them to come down to her small New York City apartment, and of course, everything that could go wrong does.
Football is a big part of American Thanksgiving. "Remember the Titans" tugs at our hearts with an extraordinary performance by Denzel Washington as the newly-appointed African-American coach in a recently racially integrated community.
It's OK if you're not ready for Christmas just yet. Slowly get in the spirit with these Thanksgiving-adjacent flicks with your family and a big cozy blanket. After that big Thanksgiving feast, who's going to want to move off the couch?
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