Best Thanksgiving Movies for Kids
Best Thanksgiving Movies for Kids

Best Thanksgiving Movies for Kids

For kids, Thanksgiving is all about having delicious food with family, playing games, enjoying the festive holiday season, and watching movies.

Because watching a perfect Thanksgiving movie is fun for both, adults and kids. At the same time, it gives the message of being grateful for everything we have.

We know deciding on a perfect movie for kids is time-consuming. So, today we are providing you with a list of the Best Thanksgiving Movies for Kids, that your kids can watch this Thanksgiving season.

S. NoMovie NameRelease YearAge Rating
1.Toy Story1995G
2.Home for the Holidays1995R
3. Paul Blart: Mall Cop2009PG
4.The Blind Side2009PG-13
5.Garfield’s Thanksgiving1989G
6.Addams Family Values1993PG-13
7.The Thanksgiving Treasure1973
9. Mouse on the Mayflower1968TV-G
10.Jim Henson’s Turkey Hollow2015PG
11.Grumpy Old Men1993PG-13
12. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles1987R

Let us discuss the Best Thanksgiving Movies for Kids one by one.

Toy Story

Woody, a cowboy doll belonging to a young boy whose name is Andy, sees his position as Andy’s favorite toy jeopardized when his parents buy him a Buzz Lightyear action figure.

The Buzz thinks he is a spaceman on a mission to return to his home planet. When Andy’s family moves to a new house, Woody and Buzz must escape the clutches of maladjusted neighbor Sid Phillips and reunite with their boy.

DirectorJohn Lasseter
IMDB Rating8.3/10
GenreAnimation, Adventure, Comedy
Release Year1995
DistributorBuena Vista Pictures
Best Thanksgiving Movies for Kids

Home for the Holidays

After losing her job, making out with her soon-to-be former boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson faces spending the holiday with her family.

DirectorJodie Foster
IMDB Rating6.5/10
GenreRomance, Comedy, Drama
Release Year1995
DistributorParamount Pictures
Best Thanksgiving Movies for Kids

 Paul Blart: Mall Cop

A shopping mall is taken by a gang of crooks, it is up to a mild-mannered security guard to save the day.

DirectorSteve Carr
IMDB Rating5.2/10
GenreComedy, Action, Crime
Release Year2009
DistributorSony Pictures Home Entertainment
Best Thanksgiving Movies for Kids

The Blind Side

It is an untold story of Michael Oher, a homeless and disturbed boy. He became an American football player and first-round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring family.

DirectorJohn Lee Hancock
IMDB Rating7.6/10
GenreBiography, Drama, Sports
Release Year2009
DistributorWarner Home Video
Best Thanksgiving Movies for Kids

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 Thanksgiving Movies for Kids

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

The Thanksgiving Treasure

Addie tries to invite her father’s enemy over for Thanksgiving dinner. Addie is in the hopes of ending their feud.

DirectorPaul Bogart
IMDB Rating7.8/10
Release Year1973
Best Thanksgiving Movies for Kids


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

DirectorPeter Faiman
IMDB Rating6.5/10
GenreComedy, Drama
Release Year1991
DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
Best Thanksgiving Movies for Kids

 Mouse on the Mayflower

The Mayflower journey is seen through the experiences of a church mouse.

Jim Henson’s Turkey Hollow

The Emmerson family heads to the quaint town of Turkey Hollow to visit Aunt Cly. Tim and Annie quickly grow bored without the Internet, and soon try to track the Howling Hoodoo, an elusive monster the locals dismiss as a legend.

DirectorKirk R. Thatcher
IMDB Rating5.5/10
GenreAdventure, Comedy, Family
Release Year2015
DistributorLifetime Television
Best Thanksgiving Movies for Kids

Grumpy Old Men

A lifelong feud between two childhood neighbors takes a turn for the worse when a new female neighbor moves in across the street.

DirectorDonald Petrie
IMDB Rating7.0/10
GenreComedy, Drama, Romance
Release Year1993
DistributorWarner Bros.
Best Thanksgiving Movies for Kids

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

A Chicago advertising man struggles to get home from New York for Thanksgiving, with the cute sidekick of a shower-curtain-ring salesman as his only companion.

DirectorJohn Hughes
IMDB Rating7.6/10
GenreComedy, Drama,
Release Year1987
DistributorParamount Pictures

We have also collected movies for Best G Rated Thanksgiving Movies for Kids, Family Friendly Thanksgiving Movies, and Best Animated Thanksgiving Movies Till Now.

Hope your kids will have lots of fun while watching these Best Thanksgiving Movies for Kids.

Happy Thanksgiving…

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