• Mon. Dec 5th, 2022

24 Best Thanksgiving Movies to Watch on Your Flight Home

Condé Nast Traveler

Chances are you are traveling for Thanksgiving, and while en route you’ll probably be in the mood for the perfect movie to kindle the holiday spirit. While the brilliance of classics like A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, Miracle on 34th Street, and Planes, Trains & Automobiles should never be understated, it can often feel like you’re stuck in a vortex of films you’ve seen before.

But fear not! We’ve gone through a vast selections of movies and created a list of slightly more offbeat movies set on, around, or at the very least around the idea of Thanksgiving. So, as you look ahead to a long weekend of eating and drinking (or are traveling back), browse our favorite unconventional Thanksgiving movies below.

The Humans (2021)

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Adapted from director Stephen Karam’s own Tony-winning play, The Humans—about a family assembled in a leaking, creaking Lower Manhattan apartment for Thanksgiving dinner—features a winning ensemble cast, including Amy Schumer, Beanie Feldstein, Steven Yeun, and June Squibb. Come November, its sobering drama (and touching humor) may well be just what the doctor ordered.

Little Women (2019)

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