Best Thanksgiving movies of all time

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Number 1: Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Steve Martin struggles to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious shower ring salesman (John Candy) as his only companion.
Number 1: Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Steve Martin struggles to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious shower ring salesman (John Candy) as his only companion.
Number 2: Home for the Holidays: After losing her job, Claudia (played by Holly Hunter) heads home for the holidays in this classic family movie, also starring Robert Downey, Jr.
Number 2: Home for the Holidays: After losing her job, Claudia (played by Holly Hunter) heads home for the holidays in this classic family movie, also starring Robert Downey, Jr.
Number 3: Scent of a Woman: Chris O'Donnell is paid to 'babysit' a blind veteran (played by Al Pacino), but a trip to NYC isn't what he thought it would be.
Number 3: Scent of a Woman: Chris O'Donnell is paid to 'babysit' a blind veteran (played by Al Pacino), but a trip to NYC isn't what he thought it would be.
Number 4: Grumpy Old Men: A lifelong feud between two neighbors (Jack Lemmon and Walter Mattau) brings tons of laughs in this hilarious movie, also starring Ann-Margret and Daryl Hannah.
Number 4: Grumpy Old Men: A lifelong feud between two neighbors (Jack Lemmon and Walter Mattau) brings tons of laughs in this hilarious movie, also starring Ann-Margret and Daryl Hannah.
Number 5: Hannah and Her Sisters: Hannah and Her Sisters is a Woody Allen-directed film that tells the stories of an extended family over two years that begins and ends with a family Thanksgiving dinner. The film also stars Mia Farrow, Michael Caine, Barbara Hershey, and Dianne Wiest.
Number 5: Hannah and Her Sisters: Hannah and Her Sisters is a Woody Allen-directed film that tells the stories of an extended family over two years that begins and ends with a family Thanksgiving dinner. The film also stars Mia Farrow, Michael Caine, Barbara Hershey, and Dianne Wiest.
Number 6: The New World: The New World is a 2005 British-American film depicting the founding of the Jamestown, Virginia settlement and inspired by the historical figures Captain John Smith, Pocahontas of the Powatan Native American tribe. The film stars Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer and Christian Bale.
Number 6: The New World: The New World is a 2005 British-American film depicting the founding of the Jamestown, Virginia settlement and inspired by the historical figures Captain John Smith, Pocahontas of the Powatan Native American tribe. The film stars Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer and Christian Bale.
Number 7: The Ice Storm: A seemingly wholesome family begins cracking at the seams over the course of a Thanksgiving break.  The Ice Storm is an acclaimed feature film directed by Ang Lee, featuring a cast including Joan Allen, Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Christina Ricci, Elijah Wood, Tobey Maguire and Katie Holmes in her screen debut.
Number 7: The Ice Storm: A seemingly wholesome family begins cracking at the seams over the course of a Thanksgiving break.  The Ice Storm is an acclaimed feature film directed by Ang Lee, featuring a cast including Joan Allen, Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Christina Ricci, Elijah Wood, Tobey Maguire and Katie Holmes in her screen debut.
Number 8: Pieces of April: April Burns, played by Katie Holmes, lives in a tiny apartment in NYC with her boyfriend Bobby. Even though she's estranged from her family, she decides to invite them for Thanksgiving dinner.
Number 8: Pieces of April: April Burns, played by Katie Holmes, lives in a tiny apartment in NYC with her boyfriend Bobby. Even though she's estranged from her family, she decides to invite them for Thanksgiving dinner.

Number 9: House of Yes: 1997 film 'The House of Yes' is based on a play by the same name and tells the story of a mentally unbalanced woman who thinks she's Jackie Kennedy, starring Parker Posey, Josh Hamilton, Geneviève Bujold, Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Tori Spelling.

Number 9: House of Yes: 1997 film 'The House of Yes' is based on a play by the same name and tells the story of a mentally unbalanced woman who thinks she's Jackie Kennedy, starring Parker Posey, Josh Hamilton, Geneviève Bujold, Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Tori Spelling.

Number 10: A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving: In the classic special, 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving,' Charlie Brown wants to do something special for the gang. However, the dinner he arranges is a disaster when caterers Snoopy and Woodstock prepare toast and popcorn as the main dish.
Number 10: A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving: In the classic special, 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving,' Charlie Brown wants to do something special for the gang. However, the dinner he arranges is a disaster when caterers Snoopy and Woodstock prepare toast and popcorn as the main dish.
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We know being cooped up with family over a long holiday weekend can be difficult. So what better way to pass time with the family than to have a movie marathon? Check out our picks for the top ten best Thanksgiving movies.

There's something in it for everyone -- comedies, dramas, even animation for the little ones. So grab a snack (or some leftovers), reserve your spot on the sofa and start watching with the family.

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