Thanksgiving-themed movies to watch this November

Saige Batza, Staff Writer

Are you a residential student traveling home for the holidays or a commuter student looking for a good movie to watch while curled up on the couch with your family and friends? I’ve got you covered. Here is a list of Thanksgiving-themed movies for you to watch this holiday season:

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
This movie is a classic for all ages. It revolves around a boy named Charlie Brown and his attempts to plan a Thanksgiving party for all his friends, including Linus, Peppermint Patty, Snoopy, Woodstock and more. This is an animated special that you won’t want to miss. You can watch the trailer for “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” on YouTube or stream it on Apple TV+.

Free Birds
“Free Birds” is an adventurous story involving two turkeys who must save their species from becoming Thanksgiving dinner by going back in time and rewriting the events of history. Actors Owen Wilson, Amy Poehler and Woody Harrelson collaborate to make this movie an animated sensation. You can watch the trailer for “Free Birds” on YouTube or stream it on Netflix.

Home for the Holidays
In “Home for the Holidays,” Claudia Larson receives bad news just before heading home for the holidays, learning that her daughter will be spending Thanksgiving with her boyfriend instead of with the family. Despite this, Claudia returns home for the holiday and spends the evening with her dysfunctional family. You can watch the trailer for “Home for the Holidays” on YouTube or stream it on Apple TV+.

Pieces of April
This movie centers around the story of April Burns (Katie Holmes). She lives in an apartment with her boyfriend in New York City, away from her parents and family. When April suddenly learns of her mom’s terminal cancer, she decides to have her family over for the holidays. You can watch the trailer for “Pieces of April” on YouTube, or stream it on Apple TV+.

Friendsgiving
“Friendsgiving” shares the story of two best friends, Molly and Abbey, who invite their friends over for Thanksgiving dinner. The movie’s chaotic humor and hysterical wit keep its audience captivated and fully entertained. You can watch the trailer for “Friendsgiving” on YouTube or stream it on Netflix.