The holidays and great family stories go hand-in-hand.If you think you're an ace at Thanksgiving movie trivia, put your turkey where your mouth is, and take this quiz!
John Hughes is perhaps best known for his teen angst films, like "Sixteen Candles" and "The Breakfast Club," but he also wrote "Planes, Trains, and Automobiles," which helped launch Steve Martin and John Candy into the '80s comedy A-list.
"The Ice Storm" stars Christina Ricci and Elijah Wood as young neighbors who get cozy during a Thanksgiving ice storm.
"Alice's Restaurant" is an on-screen rendition of Arlo Guthrie's song "Alice's Restaurant" that takes viewers through 1960s pop culture, including anti-war sentiments.
"The Myth of Fingerprints" is a 1997 American drama named after Paul Simon's song "All Around the World or the Myth of Fingerprints."
When her teen daughter opts out of Thanksgiving, single mom Claudia Larson (Holly Hunter) travels alone to her childhood home for an explosive holiday dinner.
"Son in Law" is about Los Angeles resident Crawl, who befriends Becca, a small-town farm girl who's attending college at University of California, Los Angeles. Crawl eventually wins over her family during the Thanksgiving holiday.
"Funny People" is a 2009 American comedy-drama film written, produced and directed by Judd Apatow.
"Hannah and Her Sisters" tells the intertwined stories of an extended family over two years and begins and ends with Thanksgiving dinners.
The plot of "Alice's Restaurant" is based on Arlo Guthrie's famous song "Alice's Restaurant Massacree" and a true incident from his life that began on Thanksgiving Day 1965.
While it's most famously associated with Christmas, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade also plays a big role in "Miracle on 34th Street."
"The Big Chill" director Lawrence Kasdan shot a flashback scene where the reunited baby boomers prepare Thanksgiving dinner with the friend (Kevin Costner) whose death brought them together.
"The New World" was inspired by the historical figures Captain John Smith, Pocahontas of the Powatan Native American tribe and Englishman John Rolfe.
"Funny People," which is about a middle-aged stand-up comedian turned movie star (Adam Sandler) and features a Thanksgiving dinner, is Apatow's longest running film.
"A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" is an animated TV special based on Charles Schulz's popular comic strip "Peanuts." It still airs every November at prime time.
A single father (Kevin James) works as a mall as a security guard, and as the holidays approach, he gets his time to shine when thieves shut down the mall and take hostages.
Woody Allen's "Hannah and Her Sisters" begins and ends at Thanksgiving parties.
"Pieces of April" stars Katie Holmes as April Burns, who decides to make a Thanksgiving dinner for her family in her tiny New York City apartment, even though she doesn't get along with them.
In "Scent of a Woman," main character Charlie Simms takes care of the blind Lt. Col. Frank Slade over Thanksgiving weekend.
In the 2008 Sundance Film Festival drama "American Son," Mike Holland (Nick Cannon) spends his leave celebrating Thanksgiving with his family.
Al Pacino and Chris O'Donnell star in this movie about a blind retired lieutenant army colonel and a prep school student who spend Thanksgiving in New York.
"Free Birds" is about Reggie the turkey, an outcast from his farm-based flock who ends up receiving a presidential pardon and tries to turn Thanksgiving into a turkey-free holiday.
"The New World" received numerous awards and nominations for its cinematography, score and for Q'orianka Kilcher's performance as Pocahontas.
"Pieces of April" by Three Dog Night reached No. 6 on Billboard's U.S. adult contemporary chart.
In "Blood Rage," Terry goes on a homicidal rampage after the twin brother he framed for murder years earlier escapes on Thanksgiving.
"One True Thing," which features a tense Thanksgiving dinner, is based on Anna Quindlen's struggle to deal with the death of her mother due to ovarian cancer.
In "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," Snoopy serves guests two slices of buttered toast, a handful of pretzel sticks, popcorn and jelly beans.
Bullock won an Oscar for "The Blind Side" which showed the Touhy family initially eating their Thanksgiving dinner in front of the TV.
"Dutch" was the name of this gem.
"What's Cooking?" was about four different households in Los Angeles celebrating Thanksgiving and starred Joan Chen, Julianna Margulies, Kyra Sedgwick and Alfre Woodard.