In terms of holiday-themed films are concerned, attention is always focused on Halloween, Christmas as well as Valentine’s Day. The most enjoyable Thanksgiving films for families aren’t as then. Considering the joy and drama that can be experienced when you put all your family members in a room stuffed with food and potatoes, it’s a shame.
Take a look at this list of most loved Thanksgiving movies on Paramount for families, as well as the best places to stream them. (Need more? We’ve got a list of the top Thanksgiving shows too.)
1. Home for the holidays (1995)
Jodie Foster is the director of this comedy about a recently unemployed single mom (Holly Hunter) who celebrates the holiday in her chaotic family. Naturally, chaos ensues…but it all comes to an end with a pleasant ending. Are you looking forward to spending the holidays with celebrities such as Hunter, Robert Downey Jr., and Dylan McDermott? We’re in.
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2. The Prince & Me (2004)
If your sister arrives with a surprise visitor this holiday season, pay attention. The reason is this: When Paige (Julia Stiles) invites her hot lab friend “Eddie” (Luke Mably) to spend the Thanksgiving holiday together with family members, she’s unaware it’s Prince of the Crown in Denmark.
The play is based on the award-winning Tony musical written by Stephen Karam. The Humans is the story of a family that meets in their old homes to celebrate Thanksgiving. As the celebration progresses, the family begins to talk about their fears and fears and uncover the truth about themselves they’ve been avoiding from each other.
4. Krisha (2016)
The film follows a young woman who, at Thanksgiving, she returns to the family she left and which creates an emotional holiday for sure. The film took home an award of Grand Jury and Audience Awards at the 2015 South-by-Southwest Film Festival.
5. Addams Family Values (1993)
The Addams Family is so bizarre and is usually related to Halloween. But The Addams Family Values has a Thanksgiving-themed pageant unlike any other featuring Wednesday Addams. Every kid in the ’90s makes this an annual replay.
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6. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
If you had to pick the winner of the top Thanksgiving film of all time, the one we would pick is this. The hilarious antics that Steve Martin’s eccentric high-strung character must endure to make the trip home for Christmas dinner and his entire family will leave your legs hurting.