The Best Netflix to Watch on Thanksgiving

Here are the holiday films and throwback TV shows Team Domino will be streaming tonight.

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After your Turkey Day feast, there’s nothing like cozying up on the sofa with friends and family in front of a feel-good film, and maybe, just maybe, a little more food. Here’s how we’re spending our Thanksgiving night, thanks to full bellies and a little thing we like to call #Nestflix. Get it?

Love Actually

Curl up to one of the greatest ensemble-cast movies, like ever. If you’re ready to get into the Christmas spirit, London-based Love Actually is the move on Thanksgiving night.

Find it on Netflix.

Gilmore Girls, “A Deep Fried Korean Thanksgiving” (Season 3, Episode 9)

Are you gearing up for the Gilmore Girls reunion like we are? There’s no better way to channel your inner Gilmore than to celebrate Thanksgiving with Lorelai and Rory.

Find it on Netflix.

Grey’s Anatomy, “Thanks For The Memories” (Season 2, Episode 9)

Watch this throwback episode of Grey’s Anatomy tonight. You’ll love watching (or re-watching) George embark on the annual Thanksgiving Day hunt to finally shoot his first turkey.

Find it on Netflix.

Friends – “The One With All The Thanksgivings” (Season 5, Episode 8)

When the crew celebrates Turkey Day at Monica’s, they all recall their most memorable Thanksgivings throughout their lives. If your feast didn’t turn out as planned, at least your head didn’t get stuck inside a turkey like Joey.

Find it on Netflix.

Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

This classic film bridges the gap between Thanksgiving and Christmas. The opening scene of Miracle on 34th Street is set at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Find it on Netflix.

White Christmas

Sing along with Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen as they stage a special Christmas performance at a rural Vermont resort.

Find it on Netflix.

Mad Men, “Public Relations” (Season 4, Episode 1)

In Mad Men’s season 4 premiere, Peggy stages a turkey-stealing stunt to win back a client, and Betty struggles to fit in with her new husband’s family at Thanksgiving dinner. The memes of January Jones and Kiernan Shipka at the dinner table never get old.

Find it on Netflix.

New Girl, “Thanksgiving” (Season 1, Episode 6)

When Jess wants to host a traditional Thanksgiving, things don’t go as planned because her roommates would rather drink beer and watch football. Sound familiar?

Find it on Netflix.


If you’d like your Thanksgiving night movie to have just a touch of Christmas, fall in love with “Serendipity” all over again. The film opens during NYC’s holiday shopping frenzy at Bloomingdale’s but quickly moves forward in time as fate pushes apart (and eventually brings together) two unexpected lovers.

Find it on Netflix.