11 Movies to Get You Ready for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away. So to get you in the mood, Mental Floss put together a list of movies that include a Thanksgiving scene. Here they are:


1.  "Addams Family Values" (1993): Wednesday Addams gives a speech about the injustices done to Native Americans during her camp's reenactment of the first Thanksgiving.


2.  "Planes, Trains, and Automobiles" (1987):  Steve Martin's character is trying to make it home in time for Thanksgiving.


3.  "Miracle on 34th Street" (1947): Yeah I know, you're thinking "Hey that's a Christmas movie!" But it opens with the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, so hey, it counts!


4.  "The Ice Storm" (1997): It includes a scene with a Thanksgiving dinner with a not-so-nice speech.


5.  "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" (1973): This might be my favorite "Peanuts" holiday special. Snoopy's Thanksgiving feast with toast, jelly beans, and popcorn? Yes please.


6.  "Spider-Man" (2002): It includes a Thanksgiving dinner.


7.  "You've Got Mail" (1998): It takes place during the holiday.


8.  "The Humans" (2021): It also takes place on Thanksgiving.


9.  "Scent of a Woman" (1992):  Chris O'Donnell plays a student who looks after a blind Al Pacino during Thanksgiving break.


10.  "Home for the Holidays" (1995): You might be able to relate to this one. It's just another dysfunctional family sharing a Thanksgiving dinner.


11.  "The Gold Rush" (1925):  Charlie Chaplin prepares a Thanksgiving dinner. 

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