Here are 10 movies to watch this Thanksgiving long weekend…
PAY IT FORWARD
A young boy, Trevor, is given an assignment by his studies teacher, to devise and put into action a plan that will change the world for the better. Trevor’s plan is a charitable program based on the networking of good deeds. He calls his plan “pay it forward”. This movie is a great reminder not only to be thankful for what you have, but to give what you can and show kindness where you can, because we never know how it could change someone’s day and possibly life.
THE BUCKET LIST
Two men, a mechanic and billionaire hospital magnate meet for the first time in the hospital after both have been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. During their time in the ward, Carter and Edward find common ground. Carter begins writing a “bucket list”. Together these two men go on the adventure of a lifetime as they complete “the bucket list”. This movie shines a bright light on unsuspecting friendship while reminding us to live life to the fullest. This one definitely makes the heart strings sing!
NATIONAL LAMPOONS HOLIDAY REUNION
“All Mitch Snider wants for his family is a traditional holiday feast with the relatives. The problem is that he doesn’t have any. That is until he gets an invitation in the mail from his long-lost cousin Woodrow. What follows is a full-course meal of nonstop laughs when the neurotic suburbanites clash with the hippy hicks from hell in National Lampoon’s most outrageous family misadventure yet”. -imdb While everything conspires to go against this family, they always seem to come out on top and their family bond remains intact. A great movie for a good belly laugh and that feeling of family togetherness.
THE BLIND SIDE
The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family. An inspiring and uplifting story, this movie will be sure to lift your heart and make you thankful for family, friends and community.
GRUMPY OLD MEN
A lifelong feud between two neighbors only gets worse when a new, single, female neighbor moves across the street. A classic, make you LOL kind of movie. This love hate relationship is not only comedic but endearing. Count the laughs while you count your blessings this Thanksgiving.
PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES
A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion. Thanksgiving themed and HILARIOUS! This family classic would be a great after dinner selection for the family.
THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS
Based on a true story – A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he’s poised to begin a life-changing professional career. A movie about working hard and making dreams come true. This movie is sure to bring your tears of joy and a whole lot of inspiration.
Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history, and get Turkeys off the Thanksgiving menu for good. Family friendly and highly entertaining. An on Thanksgiving theme movie for everyone.
When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship causes him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act. Hope and laughter are sure to ensue when you watch this one.