A blog by the staff of the Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Thanksgiving-themed movies may not be as numerous as Christmas ones, but there are still a few out there to help get you in the mood for a feast. We’ve got a list below to get you started, so stop by the library to pick them up! Post any of your favorites that we missed in the comments!
Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)
A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving, with an obnoxious slob of a shower ring salesman his only companion.
Stars Steve Martin and John Candy
Pieces of April (2003)
A wayward daughter invites her dying mother and the rest of her estranged family to her apartment for Thanksgiving dinner.
Stars Katie Holmes, Oliver Platt and Patricia Clarkson
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah’s husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.
Stars Woody Allen, Michael Caine, Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Barbara Hershey