List of films set around Thanksgiving

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This is a list of films set on or around the American Thanksgiving holiday. It does not include Thanksgiving television specials.








  • Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County (1998), a family is terrorized by extraterrestrial creatures while celebrating Thanksgiving
  • Blood Rage (1983), a psychopath goes on a homicidal rampage after the twin brother he framed for murder years earlier escapes on Thanksgiving
  • Boogeyman (2005), around Thanksgiving, a man is stalked by the entity that haunted his childhood
  • Escape Room (2019), a withdrawn student is challenged by a professor to do something that scares her over Thanksgiving break[1][2]
  • Home Movie (2008), home video footage documents a family's descent into violence and madness; includes scenes of various holidays including Thanksgiving
  • Home Sweet Home (1981), an escaped mental patient embarks on a killing spree over Thanksgiving weekend
  • Intensity (1997), a young woman encounters a serial killer while visiting a friend's family for Thanksgiving, then follows him to try and rescue a teenager he's abducted
  • Kristy (2014), a college girl who is alone on campus over the Thanksgiving break is targeted by a group of outcasts
  • The Last Thanksgiving (2020), a family of cannibals kill people who don't celebrate Thanksgiving
  • Thanksgiving (2006; short film), two couples are taken captive and tortured by a sadist during Thanksgiving dinner
  • Thanksgiving (2007; short film), an insane, turkey-obsessed pilgrim commits a series of random murders on Thanksgiving; directed by Eli Roth
  • ThanksKilling (2009), a group of students are hunted by a demonic turkey during Thanksgiving break
  • ThanksKilling 3, a 2012 film sequel to ThanksKilling
  • ThanXgiving (2006), a college film student, Spectre, who takes his film crew to a deserted campground to finish his thesis film over Thanksgiving break, gets terrorized by cannibal serial killers



See also


  1. ^ Berardinelli, James. "Escape Room". Reelviews Movie Reviews.
  2. ^ "Escape Room Review". ScreenRant. January 4, 2019.

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