Thanksgiving is all about preparing and hosting the perfect feast with your family. We fail to appreciate the love we have for our family members. But most importantly, we do not have the love we hold for them in our hearts. Thanksgiving brings the family together. Even if we are away in a different locality and country, we tend to meet and celebrate happy moments.
Thus, when the big family reunion happens, switch to movies that will make your holiday celebration fulfilling and complete. So, what are the best Thanksgiving movies on Netflix to watch to make this holiday season extra special?
1. Addams Family Values (1993)
The list cannot begin without having the cult classic “Addams Family Values.” It is a dark comedy, and you will love it. Wednesday Addams, played by Christina Ricci, narrates her first Thanksgiving. Being herself, Wednesday didn’t fail to scare the campers. On the other hand, there is the newest addition to the Addams clan, and the older kids aren’t happy. All in all, you will see the weird Addams family in different moods and scenarios in the film.
2. Friendsgiving (2020)
For some, friends are no less than family members. What started as a plan between two friends to watch the movie for Thanksgiving was more than a low-key holiday once a couple more guests showed up. Well, it is all about fun and creating memories together.
3. Trolls the Beat Goes On: Funsgiving (2019)
If your family has kids, this is the movie they will enjoy without missing out on the fun of Thanksgiving. The film will remind you of the joy of having a delicious holiday meal, which is the holiday season’s simplicity.
4. Te Ata (2017)
There are only a handful of indigenous stories in Hollywood and “Te Ata” is one such masterpiece. There is no connection with the first Thanksgiving, but it highlights the indigenous culture.
Chickasaw Nation produced the film and shared the story of Mary Thompson Fisher (played by Q’orianka Kilcher), who is known as Te Ata. Her storytelling talent will take her to places and she will eventually become a part of Broadway and then perform in the White House.
5. Holidate (2020)
Emma Roberts plays Sloane and Luke Bracey plays Jackson in this loving story. The two singles make a pact to be each other’s plus-ones for all the holidays and functions, including Thanksgiving. But unknowingly, they fall in love and it is the story of their journey.
6. Fall For Christmas (2022)
Though a Christmas movie, the feel-good nature of the film makes it the right fit for Thanksgiving. The Netflix original rom-com features Lindsay Lohan as Sierra Belmont, a hotel heiress who lost her memory after a ski accident. Jake, the owner of a lodge, helps her get back to her best health and the journey of a beautiful love story starts here.
7. The Willoughbys (20220)
Ricky Gervais plays the cat who narrates the story of characters played by Maya Rudolph and Will Forte. It shows how four siblings join forces to replace their self-centered parents and have a new family. The fun journey starts right from here.
8. A Castle For Christmas (2021)
The bestselling author Sophie, played by Brooke Shields, is trying to escape a scandal and she goes and settles in Scotland. But interest is now on a castle not for sale since the duke, the court’s owner doesn’t want to sell. Thus, Sophie moves into the castle and the love story stems from there.
9. Vivo (2021)
Lin-Manuel Miranda turns the theme of loss and grief into something positive through this musical film. It shares the beautiful story of new friends and discoveries that give true meaning to life.
10. Wish Dragon (2021)
The heart-warming film is about the adventure of a young man having a wishing dragon and he uses the dragon’s powers to attract a girl’s attention whom he loves. It also shares the bond among the family and how simple things change a life. It is a simple meal with family that feels warm and comforting.
These feel-good movies must be included in the holiday list to make the day extra special for you and your family. Indulge in some new and old movies to enjoy the best.
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