We wanted to take a quick break from stuffing our faces with turkey, ham, mashed potatoes and stuffing to wash it all down with a Titanic-sized boat of piping hot gravy. And, then, of course we thought we’d share 10 Thanksgiving flicks you should be tuning into tonight as the Tryptophan threatens to render you unconscious for 48 hours straight.
Sneak one of these beauties in before that food coma hits. These are all pretty awesome Thanksgiving themed productions, and you’ve got great options! From campy slashers to creepy and rare found footage to outstanding and astounding faux trailers and shorts, there’s something here for everyone on this wonderful Thanksgiving, 2016!
Twins Todd and Terry seem like sweet boys that is, until one of them takes an axe to face of a fellow patron at the local drive-in. Todd is blamed for the bloody crime and institutionalized, whilst twin brother Terry goes free. Ten years later and, as the family gathers around the table for a Thanksgiving meal, the news comes in that Todd has escaped. But has the real killer in fact been in their midst all along? One thing’s for sure, there will be blood and rage!
Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County
After a mysterious blackout, a son goes out to investigate and captures footage of actual aliens. When the aliens follow him and his brothers back to their home, all hell breaks loose.
Home Sweet Home
An escaped mental patient steals a station wagon and makes his way to the Bradleys’ Thanksgiving celebration, where he plans to make them a little less thankful…
Chyna Shepherd is a twenty-six-year-old psychology student who survived an extremely troubled past. While visiting Laura Templeton’s house, a farm in the Napa Valley, a serial killer named Edgler Foreman Vess breaks into the house, taking Laura and killing her parents. Chyna survives and manages to follow him. In doing so, she learns of Vess’s captive: a young, innocent girl, Ariel, trapped in Vess’s home far from the Napa Valley. Chyna feels a great sense of responsibility for this girl, and she travels deeper into her nightmare.
Documents one family’s descent into darkness, using a compilation of found home-made footage. In the remote woods of upstate New York, the Poe family lives a Norman Rockwell life. Perfect house. Perfect marriage. If only the children stopped stapling frogs to trees. Something is very wrong with Jack and Emily Poe, the ten-year old twins. And, to stop them, their parents must enter the nightmare of their minds. The only question is: who will survive the night?
Every culture has one – The horrible monster fueling young children’s nightmares. But for Tim, the BOGEYMAN still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the BOGEYMAN real? Or did Tim make him up to explain why his father abandoned his family? The answer lies hidden behind every dark corner and half-opened closet of his childhood home – A place he must return to and face the chilling unanswered questions… Dies the BOGEYMAN really exist?
A pair of home invaders consider their potential character choices just prior to their planned invasion.
College girl Justine works hard to support herself at Bryce College, where she studies. During Thanksgiving, her boyfriend Aaron goes home and Justine has plans to stay on campus with her roommate, Nicole. Out of the blue, Nicole’s father invites her to Aspen, while Justine remains in the dorm. One night, Justine drives to a convenience store to buy supplies and meets Violet, who threatens her. Shaken, Justine returns to campus, where she soon finds herself being hunted down by Violet and three hoodlums from a cult. Justine has to fight to survive.
Happy Thanksgiving (Fun Size Horror)
One scientifically savvy young man makes a terrible mistake that leads to the terrifying reanimation of what should have been a tasty dinner: a Turkey!
Eli Roth’s Thanksgiving
The fake trailer that the ‘Grindhouse’ project included. Deleted in the European version.