Best Animated Thanksgiving Movies Till Now

Thanksgiving has almost a corner in America which means curling up with your loved one and enjoying some of these great classic animated movies this Thanksgiving season. It can be hard for you to decide which films are the best picks but animated movies can never go wrong.

Here is a list of the Best Animated Thanksgiving Movies until now that you can watch this festive season.

S. NoMovie NameRelease YearAge Rating
1.A Land Before Time1988G
2.The Secret of NIMH1982G
3.An American Tail1986G
4.A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving1973G
5.Garfield’s Thanksgiving1989G
6.The Last Unicorn1982G
7.Addams Family Values1993PG-13
8.Free Birds2013PG
9.Mary Poppins Returns2018PG
Best Animated Thanksgiving Movies Till Now

A Land Before Time

A young plant-eating dinosaur whose mother has died teams up with other dinosaurs to reunite with their families in a valley.

DirectorDon Bluth
IMDB Rating7.4/10
GenreAnimation, Adventure, Drama
Release Year1988
DistributorUniversal Pictures

The Secret of NIMH

To save her ill son, a mouse must take the help of a colony of rats, because with his son she has a deeper link than she suspected.

DirectorDon Bluth
IMDB Rating7.5/10
GenreAnimation, Adventure, Drama
Release Year1982
Distributor20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Best Animated Thanksgiving Movies Till Now

An American Tail

Fievel Mousekewitz and his family from Russia to the United States by boat after their home is destroyed by cats. During the trip, a storm throws Fievel off the ship, and he is not having any contact with his family. Luckily, he manages to sail to New York in a bottle. There, Irish mouse Bridget, an Italian mouse named Tony, and a kindly cat named Tiger help Fievel search for his loved ones.

DirectorDon Bluth
IMDB Rating6.9/10
GenreAnimation, Adventure, Comedy
Release Year1986
DistributorUniversal Pictures
Best Animated Thanksgiving Movies Till Now

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

Peppermint Patty invites herself and her friends over to Charlie Brown’s for Thanksgiving, and with Linus, Snoopy, and Woodstock, he attempts to throw together a Thanksgiving dinner.

DirectorBill Melendez and Phil Roman
IMDB Rating7.7/10
GenreAnimation, Comedy
Release Year1973
Best Animated Thanksgiving Movies Till Now

Garfield’s Thanksgiving

Jon falls for Garfield’s veterinarian–who puts Garfield on a diet–and invites her to Thanksgiving dinner.

DirectorPhil Roman, Gerard Baldwin, Bob Nesler
IMDB Rating7.7/10
GenreAnimation, Comedy
Release Year1989
Best Animated Thanksgiving Movies Till Now

The Last Unicorn

King Haggard plots to destroy all the world’s unicorns. When a unicorn learns that she is in danger and that she may soon be the last of her kind, she leaves the safety of her protected forest and enlists the help of Schmendrick, a gentle, albeit clumsy, sorcerer. Together, they embark on a long and dangerous journey with one goal to defeat Haggard and save the unicorns from extinction.

DirectorJules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
IMDB Rating7.3/10
GenreAnimation,Drama, Adventure
Release Year1982
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Addams Family Values

The members of the family are up to more macabre antics in this sequel. Gomez Addams and his wife, Morticia are celebrating the arrival of a baby boy. But siblings Wednesday and Pugsley are none too happy about the new addition and try their best to eliminate the infant. When nanny Debbie Jelinsky appears to keep the kids in line her presence leads to an unexpected twist.

DirectorBarry Sonnenfeld
IMDB Rating6.8/10
GenreDrama, Fantasy
Release Year1993
DistributorParamount Pictures
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Free Birds

Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history and get Turkeys off the Thanksgiving menu for good.

DirectorJimmy Hayward
IMDB Rating5.8/10
GenreAdventure, Comedy,Animation
Release Year2013
DistributorRelativity Media
Best Animated Thanksgiving Movies Till Now

Mary Poppins Returns

A few decades after her original visit, Mary Poppins, the magical nanny, returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael’s children through a difficult time in their lives.

DirectorRob Marshall
IMDB Rating6.7/10
GenreAdventure, Comedy, Family
Release Year2018
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A mouse who can cook forms an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous Paris restaurant.

DirectorBrad Bird, Jan Pinkava
IMDB Rating8.1/10
GenreAnimation, Adventure, Comedy
Release Year2007
DistributorWalt Disney Pictures

You can watch these Best Animated Thanksgiving Movies Now for this festive season.

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