20 Thanksgiving Movies That Pair Perfectly With Your Favorite Fall Foods

You can't beat a movie and a meal!

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Thanksgiving is the perfect kickoff to all of your favorite holiday traditions — eating lots of food, baking desserts, and watching your fair share of movies. These flicks are perfect before or after your feast — or anytime you're craving your favorite seasonal foods.

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funny people thanksgiving movie
Amazon Prime
Funny People + Loaded BLT Baked Potato


George Simmons (Adam Sandler) is a well-off movie star who's unexpectedly diagnosed with leukemia and finds himself craving a return to his old career in stand-up comedy. He takes in novice comedian, Ira Wright (Seth Rogan), as a mentee, and the two comedians tour the country, eventually spending family's biggest holiday together — Thanksgiving. Pair this film with a because this movie is loaded with laughs, honesty, and a genuine commentary on the importance of friendship.

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serendipity thanksgiving movie
Amazon Prime
Serendipity + Pumpkin Pie


John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale will get you in the mood for a holiday romance in this tear-jerking rom-com. The two play a couple who reunites years after the night they first met, and fate, as they would call it, takes over from there. This delightfully sappy romance is even better with a slice of pie because, hello, there's nothing more comforting than pumpkin.

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the blind side thanksgiving movie
Amazon Prime
The Blind Side + Memphis Ribs


This movie is based on the true events of NFL star Michael Oher and his life as a once-homeless sports prodigy. Southern mom Leigh Anne Tuohy brings Michael into her home — and eventually family — after learning he had nowhere to sleep. One of the tale's most memorable moments comes when they're celebrating Thanksgiving in front of the TV, but Michael opts to enjoy his meal in the dining room. The family follows suit, bringing them all closer together. While Michael and his family bond, so can you and yours with a slab of saucy Memphis ribs.

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hannah and her sisters thanksgiving
Amazon Prime
Hannah and Her Sisters + Tuna Caponata Melt


This Woody Allen flick takes place between two Thanksgiving dinners as a dysfunctional family deals with a hearty dose of relationship drama. Skip the bickering and fill up on this tuna melt, a fun twist on Manhattan deli food in honor of the director's favorite city.

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remember the titans thanksgiving movie
Amazon Prime
Remember the Titans + Leftover Turkey Sandwich


Football is back in season, so cozy up on the couch with your favorite leftover turkey sandwich and watch this uplifting tale of Coach Herman Boone leading the newly integrated Virginia high school football team in 1971.

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while you were sleeping thanksgiving movie
Amazon Prime
While You Were Sleeping + Harvest Pumpkin Soup


Sandra Bullock plays Lucy, a lovestruck token collector for the Chicago Transit Authority. When the man she's been pining for has an accident at the train station that leaves him in a coma, she pretends to be his fiancée. You'll want to slurp down a bowl of harvest pumpkin soup while you watch — it's just as delicious as this quirky love story.

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home alone thanksgiving movie
Amazon Prime
Home Alone + Sloppy Joe Sliders


In this holiday classic, 8-year-old Kevin McCallister is forced to fend for himself after being left by his family during Christmas vacation. At first, Kevin thinks it's a dream come true — until two clumsy burglars show up. Grab some sloppy joe sliders while you watch and see if your meal gets as messy as Kevin's pranks.

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the holiday thanksgiving movie
Amazon Prime
The Holiday + Sausage Rolls


Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet play two unhappy women looking to escape their real lives and relationships, so they decide to swap houses. Amanda (Diaz) heads to London, while Iris (Winslet) travels to LA. In an effort to seek change, they both find love. Pair this with (and worcestershire sauce for dipping) because you'll need something tangy to balance out this super-sweet romance.

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scent of a woman thanksgiving movie
Amazon Prime
Scent of a Woman + Sweet Potato Skins


In an attempt to earn some easy cash for Christmas vacation, Charlie (Chris O'Donnell) agrees to look after a blind retired army lieutenant, Frank (Al Pacino) over Thanksgiving weekend. But what Charlie thought would be easy and painless turns out to be nearly impossible. Grab some spiced sweet potato skins and see if these movie snacks are as fiery as Frank.

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the family stone thanksgiving movie
Amazon Prime
The Family Stone + Butternut Squash Soup


Diane Keaton, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Rachel McAdams lead an all-star cast in this comedic drama that will get you excited for the holiday season. Follow along with the family's misadventures while enjoying a filling butternut squash soup.

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free birds thanksgiving movie
Amazon Prime
Free Birds + Squash Toasts


This animated flick about two turkeys that travel back in time to the first Thanksgiving is sure to keep kids laughing. That said, they may reconsider eating that juicy turkey on the table. If so, these vegetarian squash toasts will be right up their alley.

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planes trains and automobiles thanksgiving movie
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles + Clam Chowder


Air travel certainly hasn't gotten any easier since this 1987 comedy. If the weather outside is as wintry as it is in this movie, warm your bones with a hearty clam chowder. (Just make sure you watch on parents' night, since this film is for adult eyes only.)

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pieces of april thanksgiving movie
Amazon Prime
Pieces of April + Pepperoni Pizza Turkey Meat Loaf


In a movie more suited for teenagers than little ones, a post-Dawson's Creek Katie Holmes stars as April, the quirky black sheep of her family. When she decides to host Thanksgiving in her New York City apartment, a more than healthy share of uncomfortable moments ensue. Honor the offbeat with this unique recipe that combines the T-Day main attraction (turkey) and an NYC classic (pizza).

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Miracle on 34th Street
Amazon Prime
Miracle on 34th Street + Hot Turkey Sandwich


You might think of Miracle as a Christmas movie staple, but this story begins with the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and the big man in red ushering in the holiday season. Cozy up for this family favorite with a filling dish reminiscent of what's often eaten between Thanksgiving and Christmas — hot turkey sandwiches.

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home for the holidays thanksgiving movie
Amazon Prime
Home for the Holidays + Crabmeat Salad Nests


In what's most definitely a relatable plot line for many, Claudia loses her job and has a string of bad luck just as she is about to return home to Baltimore for Thanksgiving. Be thankful for the good luck in your life and enjoy a Maryland favorite, crab, with this light salad nest.

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charlie brown thanksgiving movie
Amazon Prime
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving + Snackin' Popcorn


Poor Charlie Brown. He always gets the most pitiful tree at Christmas, and ends up with a Thanksgiving dinner of popcorn, pretzels, and jelly beans. Sympathize by snacking on this movie-perfect popcorn mix. Sure, it's not a complete meal, but you don't need much — this animated short only lasts for 30 minutes.

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tadpole thanksgiving movie
Amazon Prime
Tadpole + French Fish and Potato Stew


French-obsessed Oscar Grubman has plans to win the heart of his true love while home for Thanksgiving break. Watch the romantic mishaps unfold with this seasonally-appropriate stew.

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son in law thanksgiving movie
Amazon Prime
Son In Law + Deconstructed California Rolls


First, be thankful your daughter isn't bringing home a boyfriend like Pauly Shore's character, Crawl. As you watch this movie though, you'll realize Rebecca Warner's poor taste in men isn't the only problem her small-town parents have with her California college experience. Still, you can rejoice in the better things the state has to offer with this more sophisticated dish.

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grumpy old men thanksgiving movie
Amazon Prime
Grumpy Old Men + Hot Double-Onion Cheese Dip


There are plenty of laughs to be had in this movie about two crotchety longtime rivals, but there are also a lot of heartwarming lessons to learn about friendship. Watch this movie with a group of neighbors (that you actually like!) while sharing this gooey cheese dip platter.

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garfields thanksgiving movie
Amazon Prime
Garfield's Thanksgiving + Winter Squash Lasagne


Garfield has some cooking troubles in this 1989 animated film, but Grandma ends up saving the day by cooking a full Thanksgiving feast. If you want to grab what Garfield really wants though, be sure to whip up a batch of lasagna.

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