Cinema & Cinema Highlights

Some of the latest series and movies available to rent or stream! Check your streaming service for availability.

The Turkey Bowl (2019)
A man is pulled back to his rural hometown by his high school friends on Thanksgiving to finish the Turkey Bowl — a football game against their cross-town rivals that was snowed out 15 years prior.
Cast: Ryan Hansen, Matt Jones
Director: Greg Coolidge
Genre: Movie – Comedy

 

The Oath (2018)
Chris and his wife are shocked after learning that citizens are asked to sign a loyalty oath to the president. A series of comical situations ensue as the Thanksgiving deadline to sign approaches.
Cast: Ike Barinholtz, Tiffany Haddish, Nora Dunn
Director: Ike Barinholtz
Genre: Movie – Comedy, Thriller

 

Jim Henson’s Turkey Hollow (2015)
The Emmerson family heads to the quaint town of Turkey Hollow to visit Aunt Cly. Tim and Annie quickly grow bored without the Internet, and soon try to track the Howling Hoodoo, an elusive monster the locals dismiss as a legend.
Cast: Mary Steenburgen, Jay Harrington
Director: Kirk R. Thatcher
Genre: Movie – Adventure, Comedy, Family

 

Tower Heist (2011)
A group of hardworking men fall prey to a scam devised by a wealthy businessman. Furious and desperate for revenge, they come together and plan a heist against him. Will they be able to succeed?
Cast: Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller, Casey Affleck
Director: Brett Ratner
Genre: Movie – Action, Comedy, Crime

 

For Your Consideration (2006)
The possibility of Oscar gold holds the cast and crew of an independent film in its grip after the performance of its virtually unknown, veteran star generates awards buzz.
Cast: Catherine O’Hara, Parker Posey
Director: Christopher Guest
Genre: Movie – Comedy


A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (1973)
Peppermint Patty invites herself and her friends over to Charlie Brown’s for Thanksgiving, and with Linus, Snoopy, and Woodstock, he attempts to throw together a Thanksgiving dinner.
Cast: Todd Barbee, Robin Kohn
Directors: Bill Melendez, Phil Roman
Genre: Movie – Animation, Short, Family

 

Pieces of April (2003)
April Burns lives with her boyfriend in a low-rent New York City apartment miles away from her emotionally distant family. But when she discovers that her mother has a fatal form of breast cancer, she invites the clan to her place for Thanksgiving.
Cast: Katie Holmes, Oliver Platt
Director: Peter Hedges
Genre: Movie – Comedy, Drama

 

What’s Cooking? (2000)
You are invited to a Thanksgiving dinner that will all at once transport you to four different worlds. On the menu are turkey, sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie, but also tamales, spring rolls, mac & cheese, love, betrayal, prejudice, uninvited guests, and unexpected accidents.
Cast: Joan Chen, Julianna Margulies
Director: Gurinder Chadha
Genre: Movie – Comedy, Drama, Romance


Garfield’s Thanksgiving (1996)
Jon falls for Garfield’s veterinarian — who puts Garfield on a diet — and invites her to Thanksgiving dinner. Leave it to Garfield to cook up an unforgettable Thanksgiving!
Cast: Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger
Director: Phil Roman
Genre: Movie – Animation, Short, Comedy

 

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (1987)
Neal, who needs to reach home for Thanksgiving, goes through a series of misadventures when his flight gets cancelled and he ends up meeting Del, a goofy salesman.
Cast: Steve Martin, John Candy
Director: John Hughes
Genre: Movie – Comedy, Drama