Best Thanksgiving Family Movies
Best Thanksgiving Family Movies

Best Thanksgiving Family Movies

Okay!! Let’s start the scene: It’s the festival of Thanksgiving, and you and your family have finished your dinner and every last crumb of your favorite desserts. which means there is only one thing left to do: Watch one of the best Thanksgiving family movies of all time!

Here is the list of the best Thanksgiving family movies which you can watch with your family while having your favorite desserts.

S.No Movie Name Release Year Age Rating
1. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving 1973 G
2. Holidate 2020 TV-MA
3. Dutch 1991 PG-13
4. Friendsgiving 2020 R
5. Scent of a Woman 1992 R
6. Tower He 1992 PG-13
7. You’ve Got Mail 1998 PG-13
8. Home for the Holidays 1995 PG-13
9. Free Birds 2013 PG

Let us discuss the Best Thanksgiving Family Movies one by one:

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.

Director Bill Melendez and Phil Roman
IMDB Rating 7.7/10
Genre Animation, Comedy
Release Year 1973
Distributor CBS


Fed up with being single on holidays, two strangers agree to be each other’s platonic plus-ones all year long, only to catch real feelings along the way.

Director John Whitesell
IMDB Rating 6.1/10
Genre Comedy, Romance
Release Year 2020
Distributor Netflix


New Jersey drug dealer who makes moves on the street while facing a high-profile court case.

Director Peter Faiman
IMDB Rating 6.5/10
Genre Comedy, Drama
Release Year 1991
Distributor Twentieth Century Fox


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

Director Nicol Paone
IMDB Rating 4.4/10
Genre Comedy, Drama
Release Year 2020
Distributor Saban Films

Scent of a Woman

Frank is a retired Lt. Col. in the US army. He is blind and impossible to get along with. Charlie is at school and is looking forward to going to college. To help pay for a trip home for Christmas, he agrees to look after Frank over Thanksgiving. Frank’s niece says this will be easy money, but she did not reckon on Frank spending his Thanksgiving in New York.

Director Martin Brest
IMDB Rating 8.0/10
Genre Drama
Release Year 1992
Distributor Universal Pictures

Tower He

For more than 10 years, Josh Kovaks managed one of New York City’s most luxurious and well-secured residences. One of the condo’s most-notorious residents, Arthur Shaw, is currently under house arrest for the theft of more than $2 billion from his investors including Josh and his co-workers. Determined to reclaim the retirement funds Shaw stole from them, they turn to a petty crook named Slide to help them break into Shaw’s home.

Director Martin Brest
IMDB Rating 8.0/10
Genre Drama
Release Year 1992
Distributor Universal Pictures

You’ve Got Mail

Joe Fox and independent bookshop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love with the anonymity of the Internet both blissfully unaware that he’s trying to put her out of business.

Director Nora Ephron
IMDB Rating 6.7/10
Genre Drama, Comedy, Romance
Release Year 1998
Distributor Warner Bros.

Home for the Holidays

When her teenage daughter opts out of Thanksgiving, single mother Claudia Larson travels alone to her childhood home for an explosive holiday dinner with her dysfunctional family. Claudia quickly tires of her parents, her long-suffering sister, her snobby brother-in-law, and her nutty aunt. But the evening gets interesting when sparks fly between Claudia and her brother’s handsome friend Leo Fish.

Director Jodie Foster
IMDB Rating 6.5/10
Genre Drama, Comedy, Romance
Release Year 1995
Distributor Paramount Pictures

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.

Director Jimmy Hayward
IMDB Rating 5.8/10
Genre Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Release Year 2013
2Distributor Relativity Media



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