10 MOVIES TO WATCH ON THANKSGIVING INSTEAD OF TALKING TO YOUR FAMILY

  1. The Squid and the Whale
    When one of your family members has brought an age-inappropriate love interest to dinner and everybody is uncomfortable.
  2. The Source Family
    When you’re pretty sure your cousin has joined a cult and is about to recruit everyone over dinner.
  3. The Family Stone
    When everybody has run out of things to talk about and the panic is about to set in.
  4. Almost Famous
    When you’re unemployed and every conversation begins with, “So what’s next for you?”
  5. Fanny and Alexander
    When your mom introduces you to her new boyfriend, and he is terrible.
  6. August: Osage County
    When nobody at the table is capable of speaking to each other without things ending in a wrestling match on the dining-room floor.
  7. Eyes Without a Face
    When your brother’s gotten some questionable plastic surgery and everybody is falling all over themselves trying not to mention it.
  8. The Royal Tenenbaums
    When you’ve decided to leave your significant other for someone totally inappropriate but are trying to keep it on the D.L. during the holidays.
  9. Days of Heaven
    When your sister won’t stop complaining about how your Thanksgiving meal isn’t locally sourced and you don’t have the energy to defend Costco any further.
  10. Home Alone
    When you’re a small child and your family accidentally leaves you home alone while they travel across the world and there are two crooks attempting to break into your home and steal your family’s valuables and cause you bodily harm.