The holidays are officially here and you know what that means, right? Family gatherings, food and loads of awesome quality time with friends and family that often create the best memories, that’s what! So why not share some laughs, tears and more with the whole family with a couple of great films that’ll entertain all after the turkey’s been served and the last piece of pie has been devoured with a bit of family movie time. Here’s a list of some of our top picks for Thanksgiving family watching!

The Whole Family: Movies great for kids, teens and more!

8. The Iron Giant

The animated film will melt the hearts of both young and old as it tells the story of an giant from space, who turns out to be a gentle giant.

7. The Secret of NIMH

A touching cartoon, The Secret of NIMH tells the story of a timid field mouse who goes to all lengths to save you ill son. While doing so, she finds out more about her past

6. A Christmas Story

The hilarious holiday classic is a great watch when you’re getting into the holidays spirit and makes for great family entertainment!

5. All Dogs Go to Heaven

One of the best animated films from the late –’80s will still entertain and cause a few sniffles as a orphan bonds with a dog who returns from the dead looking for revenge on his killer.

4. Babe: Pig in the City

As the sequel to the popular 1995 Babe, this version takes the farm to the big city as Babe travels to the fictional city of Metropolis and encounters some new adventures.

3. A Christmas Carol

Jim Carrey lends his voice to the holiday-hater and miserable Ebenezer Scrooge in the timeless holiday classic that’s now an animated favorite!

2. Tangled

A Disney Princess becomes a bit more adventures in this hilarious and cute flick that puts a modern spin on the Rapunzel fairytale.

1. Gnomeo & Juliet

Shakespeare for kids is what you’ll get from this cute flick on a classic tale of forbidden love between two star-crossed lovers. You’ll think of Shakespeare in a new light after this!

Teens and Adults: Great dramas, classics and action-loaded movies for those of a mature age.

7. Edward Scissorhands

Who can forget Johnny Depp’s performance as the quirky Frankenstein-ish newcomer to an interesting local community? Dark, edgy and funny, it’ll make for great watching once the little ones are tucked in.

6. The Warrior’s Way

The Far East meets the Wild West in this action-packed film that has a fugitive Asian Assassin traveling to a tiny American town filled with some interesting characters.

5. The Terminator

A top flick on everybody’s list, who won’t like an extra helping of The Terminator along with their turkey? An iconic film goes great with Thanksgiving dinner!

4. The Edge

When a billionaire and two other men are stranded in the wilderness after a plane crash, anything goes as they each try to survive all the danger lurking in the woods.

3. Bonnie and Clyde

The timeless flick about two bank robbers who are also lovers will whisk you and your family away to an era of tommy guns and more!

2. The Italian Job

You might be familiar with the remake featuring Mark Wahlberg, but the original provides just as much action with more of an old-school flair.

1. Enter the Dragon

Bruce Lee’s final movie is a certifiable martial arts classic and should be a Thanksgiving classic.

Comedy: Provide laughs for family and friends once the kiddos are out playing!

5. Memoirs of an Invisible Man

Chevy Chase always brings the laugh and this film is no exception!

4. Holiday In Handcuffs

The ABC Family Original movie will delight hearts as much as it will ensure laughter! A great holiday movie to really get you in the spirit.

3. You Again

Not entirely a chick flick once you get into this hilarious flick with a great cast! The film will definitely make you take a stroll down memory lane to your high school days.

2. Dumb and Dumber

Seriously, this movie needs no explanations other than loads of laughs coming from your family room!

1. Friday After Next

Put the kids to sleep and relax with some holiday misadventures courtesy of Ice Cube and Mike Epps!










Kristie Bertucci

 
Kristie Bertucci is an L.A.-based writer, who can't live without her MacBook Pro. When she's not writing, she's either reading or shopping (online, of course) and loves lazy days so she can catch up on her DVR-recorded shows and movies. She's definitely a Mac girl, she loves music and is currently on a mission to to have an insane and enviable iTunes library.