The Movies You Should Watch Over Thanksgiving Weekend

The Movies You Should Watch Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Thanksgiving is upon us. We have assembled a list of the best movies to go see over the long weekend to fit any mood

Lady Bird

Release Date 2017-09-08
Rating : 7.4 Production Companies: Director: Jonas Spaccarotelli / Jonas Spaccarotelli / Stars: Marietta DePrima  /  Daniel Zovatto  /  Paul Keller

Summary: A California high school student plans to escape from her family and small town by going to college in New York.

Thor: Ragnarok

Release Date 2017-10-25
Rating : 7.4 Production Companies: Marvel Studios / Marvel Entertainment / Director: Mark Ruffalo / Mark Ruffalo / Stars: Chris Hemsworth  /  Tom Hiddleston  /  Mark Ruffalo

Summary: Thor is on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the prophecy of destruction to his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.

Coco

Release Date 2017-10-27
Rating : 7.8 Production Companies: Walt Disney Pictures / Pixar Animation Studios / Director: Cheech Marin / Cheech Marin / Stars: Anthony Gonzalez  /  Gael García Bernal  /  Benjamin Bratt

Summary: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Release Date 2017-11-10
Rating : 8.2 Production Companies: Fox Searchlight Pictures / Blueprint Pictures / Director: Jeanette McGrath / Jeanette McGrath / Stars: Frances McDormand  /  Peter Dinklage  /  Abbie Cornish

Summary: After seven months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at Bill Willoughby, the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Jason Dixon, an immature mother's boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing's law enforcement is only exacerbated.

Darkest Hour

Release Date 2017-11-22
Rating : 7.2 Production Companies: Working Title Films / Director: Gayle Dickie / Gayle Dickie / Stars: Gary Oldman  /  Lily James  /  Ben Mendelsohn

Summary: A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.

Call Me by Your Name

Release Date 2017-09-01
Rating : 8.3 Production Companies: Sony Pictures Classics / Frenesy Film Company / Director: Dominique Delany / Dominique Delany / Stars: Timothée Chalamet  /  Armie Hammer  /  Michael Stuhlbarg

Summary: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.

The Florida Project

Release Date 2017-10-06
Rating : 7.4 Production Companies: Cinereach / Freestyle Picture Company / Director: Sean Baker / Sean Baker / Stars: Brooklynn Prince  /  Bria Vinaite  /  Willem Dafoe

Summary: The story of a precocious six year-old and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure while the adults around them struggle with hard times.