24 Good Thanksgiving Movies For Kids of Different Ages

Need good Thanksgiving movies for kids for family Thanksgiving sleepovers, family movie night or things to do with kids on Thanksgiving? Check out our list of animated Thanksgiving movies, classic Thanksgiving flicks and holiday movies for all ages — some you’ve never heard of!

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Good Thanksgiving Movies for Kids and Don’t-Miss Family Holiday Movies

Best Thanksgiving Movies To Watch With Kids:

  • An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving
  • Free Birds
  • Thanksgiving With The Carters
  • A Garfield Thanksgiving
  • Jim Henson’s Turkey Hollow
  • A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
  • Blind Side
  • Dora’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
  • Alvin’s Thanksgiving Celebration
  • Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving

(Don’t miss the full list of Thanksgiving movies for families, movie description, and movie rating below!)

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An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving

An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving is one of those awesome, wholesome Hallmark Thanksgiving movies. (Who needs Disney Thanksgiving movies when you have Hallmark, right?) It is set in the 1880s and focuses on a mother and her children as you tries to figure out how to feed them and the rich grandmother that tries to help. Will it reconcile the family?

MOVIE RATING: ALL AUDIENCES

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

Free Birds

Free Birds is one of those funny Thanksgiving movies animated cartoons that kids will love. Two turkeys who don’t really like each other work together to try to get people to stop eating turkeys for Thanksgiving.

MOVIE RATING: PG

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

Thanksgiving With The Carters

The Carters get together each year for Thanksgiving to share surprises with each other, but it doesn’t always go as planned (as family Thanksgiving often don’t!).

MOVIE RATING: 13+

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

Thanksgiving With The Carters 2: Second Helping

The second film in the Thanksgiving With The Carters series follows the Carters to a cabin in the woods. However, Thanksgiving gets ruined and the family works to save it. AGAIN.

MOVIE RATING: 16+

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

Garfield’s Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving might be ruined ruined when Jon suddenly decides to put Garfield on a diet on Thanksgiving, of all days!

MOVIE RATING: 7+

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

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Jim Henson’s Turkey Hollow

The kids are surprised when there’s no technology when they end up on their Aunt’s farm in Turkey Hollow. Out of boredom, they decide to follow a legend of a monster for the area.

MOVIE RATING: PG

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

Home For Harvest

Home For Harvest is a heartwarming (and cheesy) fall move about a journalist that gets sent home to do a story during the Fall Harvest Festival and ends up deciding between the big city and moving back to her small town.

MOVIE RATING: NR (NOT RATED)

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving is animated movie with the Peanuts gang (and our favorite Thanksgiving dinner — Jelly beans, popcorn, toast, and more!). You must watch this as one of your classic Thanksgiving movies!

MOVIE RATING: ALL

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

Blind Side

The Blind Side isn’t about Thanksgiving, but it is about football — which has a large part in Thanksgiving for many people. You will get all the feels watching a family adopt a local teen who becomes a major football star.

MOVIE RATING: PG-13

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

Dora’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Dora and Boots have to save Thanksgiving after part of Dora’s boat float for the parade floats away!

MOVIE RATING: ALL

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

Alvin’s Thanksgiving Celebration

Alvin and the rest of the Chipmunks celebrate Thanksgiving with a play and other Thanksgiving fun.

MOVIE RATING: NR

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

The Thanksgiving Treasure

The Thanksgiving Treasure follows the Mills family in 1940s during their everyday lives, including Thanksgiving.

MOVIE RATING: NR

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

Family Thanksgiving

Family Thanksgiving is about a woman who puts work above all else. When magic transports the woman into a new life, she gets to see all the things she’s been missing.

MOVIE RATING: NR

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

The Thanksgiving Promise

The Thanksgiving Promise is an older, made-for-TV movie about a boy and a goose who is supposed to become part of Thanksgiving dinner. The boy appeals to his dad and the community and tries to save the goose from being part of Thanksgiving.

MOVIE RATING: NR

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A Walton Family Thanksgiving Reunion

It doesn’t get more wholesome than the country, farm-living Walton family! A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion rejoins the family members as they gather again for a Thanksgiving celebration.

MOVIE RATING: NR

WATCH THE SPECIAL EPISODE HERE

Arthur Thanksgiving

Arthur’s family prepares for a fun Thanksgiving, until Pal disappears and plans have to be put on hold to find Pal.

MOVIE RATING: NR

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

A Looney Tunes Thanksgiving

A Looney Tunes Thanksgiving follows Bugs and Daffy in different Thanksgiving situations.

MOVIE RATING: NR

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

Home For The Holidays

If you’re looking for Thanksgiving comedy movies for teens and adults, Home For The Holidays is a funny Thanksgiving movie about a dysfunctional family that tries to survive the holiday together.

MOVIE RATING: PG-13

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

The Thanksgiving Movie

The Thanksgiving Movie is a (SURPRISE!) Thanksgiving movie where an grumpy pirate parrot tries to ruin Thanksgiving fun for everyone else.

MOVIE RATING: NR

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

Turkey Day

Turkey Day is a Thanksgiving animated movie where Turk the Turkey gets hypnotized and they have to cancel Thanksgiving celebrations.

MOVIE RATING: NR

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving

Winnie the Pooh Seasons of Giving isn’t just a Thanksgiving cartoon. Instead, this film covers a variety of different holidays, including Thanksgiving, with everyone’s favorite Winnie the Pooh characters.

MOVIE RATING: NR

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

Pete the Cat Room at the Table & Founders Day

Pete the Cat Room at the Table & Founders Day are actually an episode (#5) in the Pete the Cat series. The family must decide whether they want to invite strangers over to Thanksgiving dinner.

MOVIE RATING: ALL

WATCH THE EPISODE HERE

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

You can’t have Thanksgiving without this 1987 John Hughes classic about two strangers who are at odds, but soon become united when they find themselves stranded together due to flights and trains being canceled on Thanksgiving Day. **Rated R and best for older teens and adults.

MOVIE RATING: R

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

National Lampoon’s Holiday Reunion (Thanksgiving Family Reunion)

Holiday Reunion follows a family who visits some unconventional relatives for holiday dinner. Another movie if you’re looking for funny Thanksgiving comedy movies for tweens/teens and adults.

MOVIE RATING: PG-13

WATCH THE MOVIE HERE

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What are some good Thanksgiving movies for kids on your list?

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