12 Best Thanksgiving Movies For Kids & Families in 2021


Thanksgiving is a time for family togetherness, food, and movies with your little ones. Whether you’re looking for Thanksgiving gift ideas, Black Friday deals, or Thanksgiving movies for kids, Amazon has got you covered. So, below, are the best Thanksgiving movies for kids you can stream on Amazon right now.

Best Thanksgiving Movies For Kids & Families

Animated Thanksgiving movies, Family Thanksgiving movies, Thanksgiving turkey movies – this list has it all. So get into the Thanksgiving spirit in no time by tuning into some best Thanksgiving movies.

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
5,559 Reviews
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Peter Robbins, Christopher Shea, Sally Dryer (Actors)
  • Bill Melendez (Director) - Bill Melendez (Producer)

Thanksgiving is approaching. And it doesn’t quite feel like Thanksgiving or Halloween without The Great Pumpkin. It is a timeless Charlie Brown classic.

As the story evolves, the movie centers around Linus, an eternal optimist. Linus believes in the Great Pumpkin rising from the pumpkin patch to bring gifts for all.

It also has a compelling message for kids, “it’s actually rewarding to believe in something.” No wonder why it has been part of the family Halloween tradition for over the decades. So add it to your list of must-watch Halloween family movies

Ratatouille

Ratatouille
19,131 Reviews
Ratatouille
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Patton Oswalt, Ian Holm, Lou Romano (Actors)
  • Brad Bird (Director) - Brad Bird (Writer) - Brad Lewis (Producer)

If your children love exploring the kitchen or playing in their own play kitchen set, Ratatouille will surely be a hit on the Thanksgiving family movie night. The film may not perfectly symbolize the tradition of thanksgiving but encompasses much of what this holiday season means for kids and families.

The movie tells the story of a rat who cherishes being a chef. To make the dream true, it makes an alliance with a young kitchen worker.

Apart from different foods and healthy eating, the movie teaches kids about perseverance and integrity. Your little chef will be excited to try the Ratatouille recipes in their own kitchen.

A Winnie the Pooh Thanksgiving

A Winnie the Pooh Thanksgiving is one of the most popular Thanksgiving movies for kids.  The movie tells a heartwarming story and has wonderful lessons for kids. It features the voice talents of Gregg Berger, Brady Bluhm, and Jim Cummings.

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (Blu-ray / DVD + Digital Copy)
6,379 Reviews
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (Blu-ray / DVD + Digital Copy)
  • Paul Winchell, Junius Matthews, Howard Morris (Actors)
  • Wolfgang Reitherman (Director) - Wolfgang Reitherman (Producer)
  • French, Spanish, English (Subtitles)

Planes, Trains & Automobiles

‘Planes, Trains, and Automobiles’ is one of the best Thanksgiving movies for kids. Director John Hughes skillfully turned a buddy comedy into a Thanksgiving Day classic.  No other film symbolizes the meaning of Thanksgiving better than the Planes, Trains & Automobiles.

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Planes, Trains & Automobiles [Blu-ray]
16,477 Reviews
Planes, Trains & Automobiles [Blu-ray]
  • Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins (Actors)
  • John Hughes (Director)
  • English, Spanish, French, Portuguese (Subtitles)

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving is one of the children’s favorite Thanksgiving movies. Thanksgiving Day might seem incomplete without this ‘70s classic.  Watching this classic together with kids will bring the true meaning of Thanksgiving.

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A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving [Blu-ray]
5,052 Reviews
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving [Blu-ray]
  • Factory sealed DVD
  • Various (Actor)
  • Various (Director)

A Family Thanksgiving

It’s an interesting family Thanksgiving movie. It tells a story of two people, a career-driven attorney and a stay-at-home mom, and how they tackle different situations as Thanksgiving day approaches.

A Family Thanksgiving with Bonus CD
136 Reviews
A Family Thanksgiving with Bonus CD
  • Daphne Zuniga, Faye Dunaway (Actors)
  • Neill Fearnley (Director) - Michael G. Larkin (Producer)
  • Audience Rating: NR (Not Rated)

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood is a Thanksgiving treat for kids. Kids will love the charming artwork and upbeat stories of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Tiger Family Trip
992 Reviews
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Tiger Family Trip
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Addison Holley, Amariah Faulkner, Jake Beale (Actors)
  • Vadim Kapridov (Director) - Sarah Wallendjack (Producer)

Winnie the Pooh – Seasons of Giving

Most kids love the Winnie the Pooh Specials. The movie embodies the meaning of Thanksgiving with strong messages. This ‘90s TV special features the voice talents of Gregg Berger, Brady Bluhm, and Jim Cummings.

Winnie the Pooh - Seasons of Giving
191 Reviews
Winnie the Pooh - Seasons of Giving
  • With charm and joy, and in the spirit of the holiday season, Disney presents WINNIE THE POOH:...
  • Gregg Berger, Brady Bluhm, Jim Cummings (Actors)
  • Ed Wexler (Director) - A.A. Milne (Writer)

Miracle on 34th Street

Miracle on 34th Street, released in 1947, is a family holiday classic. Its uplifting story and warm-hearted message of gratitude resonate with the Thanksgiving theme. George Seaton directed this family holiday masterclass.

Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
10,419 Reviews
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
  • Polish Release, cover may contain Polish text/markings. The disk has English audio.
  • Jerome Cowan, Herbert Heyes, Harry Antrim (Actors)
  • George Seaton (Director) - William Perlberg (Producer)

Addams Family Values

Addams Family Values is a dark comedy that teens will love. It contains some essential Thanksgiving sequence. Joan Cusack, Raul Julia, and Anjelica Huston starred in this classic Thanksgiving film.

Addams Family Values
6,673 Reviews
Addams Family Values
  • Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd (Actors)
  • Barry Sonnenfeld (Director) - Charles Addams (Writer) - David Nicksay (Producer)
  • German, English, Arabic, Bulgarian, Danish (Subtitles)

Free Birds

Free Birds is a Thanksgiving turkey movie. The movie tells a story of two turkeys who team up to travel back in time to alter the role of the turkey in the Thanksgiving celebration.

Free Birds - Esst uns an einem anderen Tag
3,408 Reviews
Free Birds - Esst uns an einem anderen Tag
  • Hayward, Jimmy (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • Audience Rating: Unrated (Not Rated)

The Thanksgiving Treasure

The Thanksgiving Treasure is a heartwarming Thanksgiving classic. The film features stars like Lisa Lucas, Jason Robards, and the late Mildred Natwick. The film depicts human gratitude for others in different periods of time.

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Holiday Family Classics: The Thanksgiving Treasure / The House Without A Christmas Tree
675 Reviews
Holiday Family Classics: The Thanksgiving Treasure / The House Without A Christmas Tree
  • Factory sealed DVD
  • Jason Robards Jr., Lisa Lucas, Mildred Natwick (Actors)
  • Paul Bogart (Director)

So what’re your favorite Thanksgiving movies for kids. Let us know in the comments section below.

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