List of films set around Thanksgiving
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- Addams Family Values (1993) - Wednesday and Pugsley act in a play about the first Thanksgiving at their summer camp.
- Alice's Restaurant, a 1969 film adapted from the 1967 folk song of the same name by singer and songwriter Arlo Guthrie
- Bean, a 1997 film directed by Mel Smith and starring Rowan Atkinson
- Broadway Danny Rose, a 1984 film written and directed by Woody Allen
- For Your Consideration, a 2006 film written and directed by Christopher Guest
- Grumpy Old Men, a 1993 film directed by Donald Petrie and starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau
- The House of Yes, a 1997 film directed by Mark Waters and starring Parker Posey
- Jack and Jill, a 2011 film directed by Dennis Dugan and starring Adam Sandler
- National Lampoon's Thanksgiving Family Reunion, a 2003 television film directed by Neal Israel
- Paul Blart Mall Cop (2009) - Paul Blart is a Mall Security Officer when the Mall is robbed the day after Thanksgiving. Blart enjoys a Thanksgiving supper with his family just before the robbery.
- Planes, Trains and Automobiles, a 1987 film written, produced and directed by John Hughes and starring Steve Martin and John Candy
- Son in Law, a 1993 film directed by Steve Rash and starring Pauly Shore
- Tadpole, a 2002 American film directed by Gary Winick
- Tower Heist, a 2011 film directed by Brett Ratner and starring Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy
- Dutch, a 1991 film written by John Hughes and directed by Peter Faiman
- The Facts of Life Reunion, a 2001 television film based on the 1979-88 sitcom
- Funny People, a 2009 film cowritten and directed by Judd Apatow
- Hannah and Her Sisters, a 1986 film written and directed by Woody Allen
- Home for the Holidays, a 1995 film directed by Jodie Foster
- Nobody's Fool, a 1994 film directed by Robert Benton and starring Paul Newman
- Parenthood, a 1989 film directed by Ron Howard and starring Steve Martin
- Pieces of April, a 2003 film written and directed by Peter Hedges
- She's Gotta Have It, a 1986 film written and directed by Spike Lee
- What's Cooking?, a 2000 film directed by Gurinder Chadha
- Avalon, a 1990 film directed by Barry Levinson
- The Ice Storm, a 1997 film directed by Ang Lee, based on the 1994 novel of the same name by Rick Moody
- The Myth of Fingerprints, a 1997 film directed by Bart Freundlich
- Rocky, a 1976 film directed by John G. Avildsen, written by and starring Sylvester Stallone
- Rocky II, a 1979 film directed, written by, and starring Sylvester Stallone
- Scent of a Woman, a 1992 film directed by Martin Brest
- Thanksgiving, a 2004 short film
- The War at Home, a 1996 film directed by and starring Emilio Estevez
- Four Brothers, a 2005 American vigilante film directed by John Singleton
- Home Sweet Home (1981) - An escaped mental patient embarks on a killing spree over Thanksgiving weekend.
- Blood Rage (1983) - A psychopath goes on a homicidal rampage after the twin brother he framed for murder years earlier escapes on Thanksgiving.
- Intensity (1997) - A young woman encounters a serial killer while visiting a friend's family for Thanksgiving, then follows him to try and rescue a teenager he's abducted.
- Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County (1998) - A family is terrorized by extraterrestrial creatures while celebrating Thanksgiving.
- Boogeyman (2005) - Around Thanksgiving, a man is stalked by the entity that haunted his childhood.
- Thanksgiving (2006; short film) - Two couples are taken captive and tortured by a sadist during Thanksgiving dinner.
- Thanksgiving (2007; short film) - An insane, turkey-obsessed pilgrim commits a series of random murders on Thanksgiving. Directed by Eli Roth.
- ThanksKilling (2009) - A group of students are hunted by a demonic turkey during Thanksgiving break.
- ThanksKilling 3 (2012)