5 good streaming movies to watch on Thanksgiving

Let It Snow - Matthew Noszka, Kiernan Shipka, Mitchell Hope - Photo Credit: Netflix / Steve Wilkie
Let It Snow - Matthew Noszka, Kiernan Shipka, Mitchell Hope - Photo Credit: Netflix / Steve Wilkie /

Looking for the perfect movie to watch on Thanksgiving? Here are five movies you can stream over the holiday!

Happy Thanksgiving! We hope your day is full of great times and even better food with family and friends. Since we’re expecting you to be with family and friends, it’s a perfect time to sit down, relax, and watch a movie!

With so many movies, what should you watch? Do you want a movie for the whole family? Do you want a holiday film? Are you trying to stream a movie on a certain service? Thankfully, we’ll narrow down your decision! Here are five movies you can stream on Thanksgiving.

You’ve Got Mail

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Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, and a romantic comedy make for a recipe for success. You’ve Got Mail tells the story of Joe Fox, played by Hanks, and Kathleen Kelly, played by Ryan, two neighborhood bookstore rivals who unknowingly start an online relationship with each other. The film is a classic romantic comedy with a hilarious supermarket scene that will hit close to home for many! Stream on Amazon Prime.


One of the best underdog stories ever told on film is a perfect movie to end your Thanksgiving. Rocky stars Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa, an Italian part-time fighter in Philadelphia who gets a once in a lifetime shot at the world heavyweight championship. Come for the boxing, stay for the romantic moment on Thanksgiving.

Stream Rocky on Netflix.

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch

It’s never too early to get in the Christmas spirit even if you’re the Grinch! In this new and improved version of the classic story by Dr. Seuss, 2018’s The Grinch stars Benedict Cumberbatch voicing the titular role. The story follows the Grinch as he plots to bring Christmas to a halt in the delightful town of Whoville.

Fire up Netflix and stream this Christmas classic.

Let It Snow

Love is in the air in Netflix’s latest holiday movie, Let It Snow. On Christmas Eve, a small town in Illinois gets hit with a snowstorm. During the day, friendships are strengthened, bonds are tested, and love is on full display. Let It Snow is a fun and charming take on a holiday movie.

Stream it on Netflix.

The Oath

This movie may not be for the entire family, but if you’ve ever experienced Thanksgiving dinner with opinionated friends and family members, this black comedy is for you. The Oath stars Ike Barinholtz and Tiffany Haddish as a married couple who runs into trouble at Thanksgiving dinner.

Their family is politically divided and in their world, must sign a loyalty pledge to the U.S. government by Black Friday. Hilarity and chaos ensue. Will the family survive the night?

Stream on Hulu.

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What movie will you stream on Thanksgiving? Leave your thoughts in the comments below!

You can stream these movies on Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video