POLL: What is the best Thanksgiving-set movie?
While many businesses are already busy promoting the Christmas season, Thanksgiving is here first and to celebrate the holiday, ComingSoon.net is asking our readers to vote on the best movies set around the feasting holiday. Give your vote on the best Thanksgiving movie in the poll below!
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The range of genres to cover the holiday is wide, with the comedy genre seeing the most entries with hits including Addams Family Values, The Big Chill, For Your Consideration, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Tower Heist and Paul Blart: Mall Cop. There have also been plenty of introspective dramas set during the holiday, including Primary Colors, The Ice Storm, Scent of a Woman, Home for the Holidays and Funny People.
Even the action and mystery genres have seen films set around the holiday, with Sam Raimi’s first Spider-Man featuring part of its story set during the month of November, including a tense dinner sequence with Tobey Maguire’s Peter Parker and Willem Dafoe’s Norman Osbourne, as well as the cult favorite Four Brothers, Don Cheadle-led Traitor and acclaimed Denis Villeneuve-helmed thriller Prisoners. The sports genre has also seen its fair share of Thanksgiving films including the first two Rocky installments and the Oscar-winning The Blind Side.