10 Thanksgiving Movies to Watch When You’re Too Full to Move

Thanksgiving is all about the food, family and football but after you’ve enjoyed all three, dive into a movie marathon with these 10 Thanksgiving-themed movies.

1. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving may not be as well known as “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” but it’s full of the same classic Peanuts humor.

Stream A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, rated TV-G, on Apple TV

2. 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 turkey off the holiday menu for good.

Stream Free Birds, rated PG, on Netflix

3. Home for the Holidays

When single mom Claudia’s teenage daughter decides to skip Thanksgiving, Claudia is on her own when she travels to her childhood home to spend Thanksgiving with her dysfunctional family.

Stream Home for the Holidays, rated PG-13, on Amazon Prime

4. Addams Family Values.

The perfect Thanksgiving movie for anyone who still wishes it was Halloween.

Stream Addams Family Values, rated PG-13, on Amazon Prime.

5. You’ve Got Mail

While it’s not a traditional fall movie, it is filled with warm autumn scenes.

Stream on HBO Max or buy/rent on Amazon.

6. The Blind Side

The perfect football themed movie to watch with the family after you’ve watched all the game.

Stream on HBO Max or buy/rent on Amazon

7. Rudy

Speaking of football, the whole family can watch this classic tale full of heart and hope.  Rudy realizes his dream of playing for Notre Dame in the ultimate story of overcoming.

Watch on HBO Max or Amazon Prime

8. Planes, Trains & Automobiles

This odd couple road trip is the perfect holiday comedy, just be sure to watch after the kids go to bed.

Stream Planes, Trains & Automobiles, rated R, on Hulu

9. 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…

10. Miracle on 34th Street

Miracle on 34th Street begins at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and will get you in the mood for Christmas. Choose between the classic 1947 version of the film or the 1994 remake; both of them follow a little girl and a lawyer who set out to prove that Kris Kringle is the real Santa.

Stream the original version on Amazon PrimeDisney+YouTubeGoogle PlayiTunes, and Vudu.

For those who are interested in the 1994 version — starring Richard AttenboroughElizabeth PerkinsDylan McDermott, and Mara Wilson — that film is available for streaming on Hulu as well as Amazon PrimeYouTubeGoogle PlayiTunes, and Vudu.