5 Great Thanksgiving Movies

Turkey Day is almost upon us, and with it comes the joy we experience by being with our families and sharing a wonderful—and hopefully delicious—meal.

After the big meal, get the family together and enjoy one of these great holiday films, old and new.

The Oath: If you thought your family gatherings around the holidays were tense, this film takes it to a whole other level. When the president of the United States mandates an oath for every citizen, a family feud takes center stage on Thanksgiving.

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving: Charlie Brown is such a classic. Whether you're old enough to remember when it first aired in 1973, it's a favorite TV special that everyone can enjoy.

Grumpy Old Men: If you've never had the chance to watch a Walter Matthau/Jack Lemmon film, let this be the first. Two single men compete against one another to win the affections of the new lady on the block. These two are so fun to watch, especially as they feud in the Thanksgiving dinner scene.

Scent of A Woman: In arguably one of his best films, Al Pacino portrays a blind retired colonel who hires a poor college student to care for him over Thanksgiving weekend.

Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Even more than 30 years on, this movie is always funny. As the old adage goes, anything that can go wrong will go wrong, especially in this classic John Hughes film. Steve Martin's Neal stresses out as he tries his best to make it home to Chicago in time for Thanksgiving.

What's your favorite Thanksgiving movie?

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