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thankful during thanksgiving

By Joe on November 1, 2019 — 1 min read

thanksgiving films – gather your family & friends, it’s that time of the year – let’s eat!

with the Holidays on the horizon, i’ve compiled a list of films centered around or featuring scenes from Thanksgiving.


Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
93 min|Comedy, Drama|November 25, 1987
7.6Rating: 7.6 / 10 from 113,530 users
A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.


Home for the Holidays (1995)
103 min|Comedy, Drama, Romance|November 3, 1995
6.6Rating: 6.6 / 10 from 11,152 users
After losing her job, making out with her soon-to-be former boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson faces spending the holiday with her family.


The Object of My Affection (1998)
111 min|Comedy, Drama, Romance|April 17, 1998
6.0Rating: 6.0 / 10 from 17,935 users
A pregnant New York City social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.


Holiday Engagement (2011)
97 min|Comedy, Romance|November 28, 2011
6.0Rating: 6.0 / 10 from 3,355 users
Afraid to tell her family she's been dumped, Hillary hires an actor to play her fiancé during a four-day Thanksgiving weekend at her parents' house.


Tadpole (2002)
78 min|Comedy, Drama, Romance|August 23, 2002
6.1Rating: 6.1 / 10 from 5,589 users
Coming-of-age story about a suave 15-year-old prep school student who falls in love with his stepmother. When her best friend responds to his advances, he suddenly finds himself in way over his head.


Son in Law (1993)
95 min|Comedy, Drama, Romance|July 2, 1993
5.8Rating: 5.8 / 10 from 16,489 users
Having gotten a taste of college life, a drastically changed farm girl returns home for Thanksgiving break with her best friend, a flamboyant party animal who is clearly a fish out of water in a small farm town.


Grumpy Old Men (1993)
103 min|Comedy, Drama, Romance|December 25, 1993
7.0Rating: 7.0 / 10 from 40,670 users
A lifelong feud between two neighbors since childhood only gets worse when a new female neighbor moves across the street.


Thanksgiving Family Reunion (2003)
91 min|Comedy|November 23, 2003
3.4Rating: 3.4 / 10 from 895 users
All Mitch Snider wants for his family is a traditional holiday feast with the relatives. The problem is that he doesn't have any. That is until he gets an invitation in the mail from his ... See full summary


Dan in Real Life (2007)
98 min|Comedy, Drama, Romance|October 26, 2007
6.7Rating: 6.7 / 10 from 94,814 users
A widower finds out the woman he fell in love with is his brother's girlfriend.


You've Got Mail (1998)
119 min|Comedy, Drama, Romance|December 18, 1998
6.6Rating: 6.6 / 10 from 181,530 users
Two business rivals who despise each other in real life unwittingly fall in love over the Internet.


Dutch (1991)
107 min|Comedy, Drama|July 19, 1991
6.5Rating: 6.5 / 10 from 10,991 users
To get to know his girlfriend's son, a working-class good guy volunteers to pick him up from a prep school, only to learn that her son isn't the nicest kid.


Tower Heist (2011)
104 min|Action, Comedy, Crime|November 4, 2011
6.2Rating: 6.2 / 10 from 127,191 users
When a group of hard-working guys find out they've fallen victim to their wealthy employer's Ponzi scheme, they conspire to rob his high-rise residence.

this list is also available on imdb, here.
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