Best R Rated Thanksgiving Movies
Best R Rated Thanksgiving Movies

Best R Rated Thanksgiving Movies: Happy Thanksgiving to all the readers ” May Thanksgiving and the rest of the year remind us to be grateful for what we have.”

Do you know why we celebrate Thanksgiving? Thanksgiving is a national holiday that began as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year.

Thanksgiving is celebrated on different dates in different countries such as in the United States, Canada, Grenada, Saint Lucia, and Liberia.

In 2022 Thanksgiving was celebrated on October 10 in Canada and in the United States Thanksgiving is going to be celebrated on November 24.

Any festival is incomplete without a bunch of interesting movies and we are here with the list of Best R Rated Thanksgiving Movies you can enjoy this Thanksgiving.

Best R Rated Thanksgiving Movies

S. NoMovie NameYearIMDb Rating
1Best Thanksgiving Ever20166.5/10
2The House of Yes19976.6/10
3Planes, Trains & Automobiles19877.6/10
4The Ice Storm19977.4/10
5The Myth of Fingerprints19976.0/10
8The Oath20185.6/10
10Scent of a Woman19928/10
11She’s Gotta Have It19866.8/10
Best R Rated Thanksgiving Movies

Also Read: Best G-Rated Thanksgiving Movies for Kids and Best G-rated Thanksgiving Movies.

Best Thanksgiving Ever

Best Thanksgiving Ever is a comedy movie that was released in 2016. This is one of the Best R Rated Thanksgiving Movies with 1h 29m of runtime. Best Thanksgiving Ever is directed by J.D. Shapiro.

Kevin had the holiday heartbreak of his life Brad and his friends come to take this heartbroken guy for a night and make him feel great.

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The House of Yes

The House of Yes is a Thanksgiving theme-based comedy-drama film with a runtime of 85 minutes that was released in 1997 and was directed by Mark Waters.

‘Jackie-O’ is anxiously awaiting the visit of her brother’s home for Thanksgiving, but isn’t expecting him to bring a friend. She’s even more shocked to learn that this friend is his fiancée.

It soon becomes clear that ‘Jackie-O’s obsession is nothing compared to her obsession with her brother, as it also becomes clear she isn’t the only member of the family with problems.

Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Planes, Trains & Automobiles is also a comedy-drama film that has 1h 33m of runtime and is directed by John Hughes.

A Chicago advertising man must struggle to travel home from New York for Thanksgiving, with a lovable oaf of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.

The Ice Storm

The Ice Storm is a 1997 drama film directed by Ang Lee with 1 hour 52m of runtime. During the 1973 Thanksgiving weekend, the Hoods are – relationship-wise, skidding out-of-control, isolated from each other; Benjamin reels from drink to drink, and His wife, Elena loses patience with Ben’s incessant lies.

Home for the holidays, their son, Paul, heads into Manhattan, in search of a rich girl from his prep school.

Wendy, the teenage daughter, roams the neighborhood, exploring the liquor and lingerie of her friends’ parents, looking for something – anything – new. Then, an ice storm hits, and their problems seem inconsequential, and nothing will ever be the same.

The Myth of Fingerprints

The Myth of Fingerprints is a comedy-drama film and was directed by Bart Freundlich. The Myth of Fingerprints has a runtime of 1h 33m.

An ambitious debut for writer/director Bart Freundlich charting the unrest with a family who gathers together for Thanksgiving Day.


Friendsgiving is a 2020 comedy-drama film directed by Nicol Paone with a runtime of 1 hour 35 minutes.

Molly and Abbey, along with their crew of close friends and acquaintances, host a dysfunctional, comical, and chaotic Thanksgiving dinner.

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Drinksgiving was directed by Bart Elfrink and Matthew Olmonin in 2016 and has a runtime of 1h 29m.

A post-grad female decides to throw a party that is going to be her first ‘grown-up’ party.

A female post-grad decides to throw her first ‘grown-up’ party. A comedy about friends, family, and growing up – whatever that means.

The Oath

The 2018 film The Oath is a comedy thriller film directed by Ike Barinholtz in the year 2018 with a runtime of 1h 33m.

In a politically divided America, a man struggles to make it through the Thanksgiving holiday without destroying his family.


2015 film Krisha is a drama film directed by Trey Edward Shults. Krisha is a 1h 23m long film.

Krisha returns for Thanksgiving dinner after ten years away from her family, but past demons threaten to ruin the festivities.

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Scent of a Woman

Scent of a Woman is a drama film released in 1992 film directed by Martin Brest

A prep school student needing money agrees to “babysit” a blind man, but the job is not at all what he anticipated.

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She’s Gotta Have It

The story of a lady who has three lovers.


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