Top 14 Thanksgiving Movies
What's your favorite Thanksgiving related movie? Here we collect top 14 movies that you should never miss in Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving, arguably America's most popular holiday, is not as popular as the 4th of July, Halloween or Christmas when it comes to cinema themes or settings. In addition, it seems most Thanksgiving-related movies have been made relatively recently, with not very many made in the first half of the 20th century. However, there have been some memorable films that have something to do with the holiday or its history, including the following.
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Captain John Smith and Pocahontas(1953) - Directed by Lew Landers, starring Anthony Dexter, Jody Lawrance, Alan Hale Jr.
Hannah and Her Sisters(1986) - Directed by Woody Allen, starring Woody Allen, Mia Farrow as Hannah, Michael Caine as her husband, and Barbara Hershey and Dianne Wiest.
Home for the Holidays(1995) - Directed by Jodie Foster, starring Holly Hunter, Robert Downey Jr., Anne Bancroft, Charles Durning, Dylan McDermott, Geraldine Chaplin, Steve Guttenberg, Cynthia Stevenson with Claire Danes, Austin Pendleton and David Strathairn.
The House of Yes(1997) - Directed by Mark Waters, starring Parker Posey, Josh Hamilton, Geneviève Bujold, Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Tori Spelling.
The Ice Storm(1997) - Directed by Ang Lee, starring Kevin Kline, Joan Allen, Tobey Maguire, Christina Ricci, Elijah Wood, and Sigourney Weaver.
The Myth of Fingerprints(1997) - Directed by Bart Freundlich, starring Julianne Moore, Roy Scheider and Blythe Danner.
National Lampoon's Holiday Reunion(2003) - Directed by Neal Israel, starring Judge Reinhold, Bryan Cranston and Penelope Ann Miller.
The New World(2006) - Directed by Terrence Malick, starring Colin Farrell, Q'Orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer, and Christian Bale.
An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving(2008) - Directed by Graeme Campbell, starring Jacqueline Bisset and Helene Joy.
One Special Night(1999) - Directed by Roger Young, starring James Garner and Julie Andrews.
Pieces of April(2003) - Directed by Peter Hedges, starring Katie Holmes, Derek Luke, Sean Hayes, Alison Pill, Oliver Platt, and Patricia Clarkson
Planes, Trains, & Automobiles(1987) -Directed by John Hughes, starring John candy and Steve Martin.
Plymouth Adventure(1952) - Directed by Clarence Brown, starring Spencer Tracy, Gene Tierney, Van Johnson, Leo Genn with Barry Jones, Dawn Addams, Lloyd Bridges and John Dehner.
Pocahontas(1995) - Walt Disney animated film, directed by Mike Gabriel and Eric Goldberg, with the voices of Christian Bale, Irene Bedard, Judy Kuhn, Linda Hunt, Billy Connolly, and Gordon Tootoosis.
Pocahontas: The Legend(1995) - Directed by Danièle J. Suissa, starring Sandrine Holt, and Gordon Tootoosis.
Squanto: A Warrior's Tale(1994) - Directed by Xavier Koller and starring Adam Beach.
What's Cooking?(2000) - Directed by Gurinder Chadha, starring Mercedes Ruehl, Kyra Sedgwick, Joan Chen, Lainie Kazan, Maury Chaykin, Julianna Margulies, Alfre Woodard, and Dennis Haysbert.
Are one of these your favorite, or do you have another Thanksgiving related movie to add to the list?
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