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The 25 Best Hallmark Thanksgiving Movies to Watch This Holiday Season

You will find a variety of Thanksgiving movies to watch, including family-friendly films, heartwarming romances, fall-themed films, and classic tales.

There’s something comforting about watching a heartwarming film during the Thanksgiving season. Hallmark knows this and has released a bevy of family-friendly Thanksgiving (or autumn-themed) movies over the years that will appeal to all ages.

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Hallmark Thanksgiving Movies. Love, Fall & Order, Pumpkin Pie Wars, A Family Thanksgiving, An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving, and Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade. Credit: Copyright Crown Media United States LLC.

From heartwarming tales about the magic of family and spending time together to romantic comedies with fall scenery and decor, pumpkin pie, and comfy fall wardrobes we all envy! Thanksgiving movies on (or from) the Hallmark channels are sure to leave you feeling uplifted.

The selection comes from a mix of Hallmark originals from Hallmark Hall of Fame, Hallmark Movies Now, and Hallmark events like Fall Harvest.

Hallmark originals are made up of TV movies that are both family-friendly and inspirational.

Fall Harvest is Hallmark’s annual “autumn” movie event which spans several weeks in September and October on the Hallmark Channel. These tend to be idyllic romances Hallmark has become known for in recent years.

So, grab a cup of cocoa and choose from the 25 best Hallmark Thanksgiving movies (and fall-themed films) below. These family Thanksgiving movies are sure to put you in the holiday spirit.

(NOTE: Hallmark movies with actual Thanksgiving scenes are marked with a *. Also, the where to watch sections may change at any time and are for availability in the U.S. at the time of publication.)


Hallmark Thanksgiving and Fall-Themed Movies to Watch

(In Alphabetical Order)


#1 All of My Heart: Inn Love (2017)

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Photo: Brennan Elliott, Edward Asner, Lacey Chabert. Photo Credit: Copyright 2014 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Bettina Strauss

Why You Should Watch: All of My Heart: Inn Love is a sequel about the engaged couple, Brian and Jenny, as they prepare for their bed and breakfast’s grand opening. That is until a massive storm hits their town!

It was part of the 2017 Fall Harvest lineup and includes some gorgeous fall scenery. Not to mention an appearance by the always amazing Ed Asner.

Make sure to also watch the original (All of My Heart) and the third film all about the wedding (All of My Heart: The Wedding).

Where to Watch: Buy on Digital (IE: Amazon Video) or DVD.

#2 Autumn Dreams (2015)

Autumn Dreams - Hallmark fall-themed movie
Photo: Jill Wagner, Colin Egglesfield Credit: Copyright 2015 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Bettina Strauss

Why You Should Watch: Sweet Home Alabama fans will love this Fall Harvest movie! When a former married couple discovers their marriage was never annulled (fifteen years after the fact), they reunite to finally get divorced. But their former feelings begin to resurface.

This movie is set during the Fall and has gorgeous scenery to match it, making it a great choice to watch during Thanksgiving (or any other time of the year!)

Where to Watch: Rent or buy on Digital and DVD.

#3 Autumn in the Vineyard (2016)

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Photo: Brendan Penny, Rachael Leigh Cook. Credit: Copyright 2016 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Ricardo Hubbs

Why You Should Watch: If you love the nostalgia of Autumn Harvest Festivals in real life, then you’ll love this rom-com from the 2016 Fall Harvest Lineup. Rachel Leigh Cook and Brendan Penny star in this adorable film about feuding wineries.

This one will make you wish for someone to whisk you away to a scenic location, complete with fall colors adorning the trees. The movie was filmed on location in Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, in case you were wondering!

Where to Watch: Stream on Hallmark Movies Now and Hallmark Movies Now Amazon Channel. You can also buy it on DVD.

#4 Country at Heart (2020)

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Photo: Jessy Schram, Niall Matter. Credit: ©2019 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Shane Mahood

Why You Should Watch: Country at Heart is a Fall Harvest film from 2020 about a country singer and songwriter falling in love during Fall.

If you’re looking to spend some quality time with your significant other and enjoy country music, this is the perfect Hallmark Thanksgiving movie to watch!

Where to Watch: Buy on Digital or DVD.

#5 Falling for Look Lodge (2020)

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Photo: Jonathan Keltz, Clark Backo. Credit: ©2020 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Courtesy of MarVista Entertainment

Why You Should Watch: Falling for Look Lodge (also called Love at Look Lodge) is another Fall Harvest favorite about a hotel event coordinator planning a wedding for a hotel guest’s sister. Romance ensues.

This one has beautiful Autumn scenery and a fun setting. 

Where to Watch: Stream on Hallmark Movies Now or buy on Digital and DVD.

#6 Falling For Vermont (2017)

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Photo: Benjamin Ayres, Julie Gonzalo. Credit: Copyright 2017 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Kailey Schwerman

Why You Should Watch: Hallmark always serves up memorable movies with the most exquisite New England fall scenes (even though they are often filmed in Canada!).

Falling for Vermont is no different, featuring a best-selling author who gets amnesia after a car accident during Fall time in Vermont. She stays at the local doctor’s home and falls in love! Julie Gonzalo (Eli Stone) stars.

Where to Watch: Buy on DVD.

#7 Falling for You (2018)

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Photo: Tyler Hynes, Taylor Cole. Credit: ©2018 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Bettina Strauss

Why You Should Watch: If you love Hallmark’s Fall Harvest movies, then you will love this charming 2018 film. When a radio station manager hosts a bachelor bake-off to save her town’s radio station, she ropes a visiting businessman into being the star bachelor of the charity event when the original one drops out.

All the yummy food, baking, and gorgeous Autumn set designs will get you into the Thanksgiving spirit.

Where to Watch: Buy on DVD.

#8 *A Family Thanksgiving (2010)

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A Family Thanksgiving. Credit: ©2010 Crown Media United States LLC

Why You Should Watch: This Thanksgiving-themed Hallmark Channel original movie includes an inspirational message about how our daily decisions can change the course of our lives.

Daphne Zuniga and Faye Dunaway star in this story about a corporate lawyer living a lavish lifestyle when she meets a mystic who shows her (in A Christmas Carol kind of way) what her life would be like had she made different choices.

Where to Watch: Stream on Hallmark Movies Now or buy on Digital and DVD.

#9 Follow Me to Daisy Hills (2020)

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Photo: Cindy Busby, Marshall Williams. Credit: ©2020 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Courtesy of MarVista Entertainment

Why You Should Watch: Follow Me to Daisy Hills is a sweet romance movie from the Fall Harvest 2020 lineup. It’s about a woman whose family general story is in trouble. To help save it, her father calls in a favor from her ex-boyfriend to help. You can guess what happens next!

Watch for the picturesque setting, cozy fashion, and entertaining romance. Cindy Busby stars.

Where to Watch: Buy on Digital and DVD.

#10 Harvest Love (2017)

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Photo: Jen Lilley; Chiara Zanni. Credit: Copyright 2017 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Ryan Plummer

Why You Should Watch: This Fall Harvest rom-com tells the tale of a widowed (and overworked) surgeon who travels to her family’s pear orchard to take a vacation, only to become close with the farm manager.

Harvest Love is a heartwarming story about the significance of our heritage – a lovely message for the Thanksgiving season!

Where to Watch: Buy on Digital and DVD.

#11 Harvest Moon (2015)

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Photo: Jesse Hutch, Jessy Schram. Credit: Copyright 2015 Crown Media United States, LLC/Photographer: Bettina Strauss

Why You Should Watch: Harvest Moon is about city girl Jen Stone, who travels to her father’s struggling pumpkin farm to help save it. There, she meets the handsome farm manager. But will they be able to keep the farm working together?

The pumpkin farm setting makes it the perfect Hallmark movie to watch for Thanksgiving. Plus, it’s full of heart and love.

Where to Watch: Buy on Digital and DVD

#12 A Harvest Wedding (2017)

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Photo: Jill Wagner, Victor Webster. Credit: Copyright 2017 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Bettina Strauss

Why You Should Watch: Jill Wagner and Victor Webster star in this romantic comedy about Sarah, a wedding planner who returns to her hometown to help plan a wedding with the bride’s stubborn older brother (who also happens to be Sarah’s first love).

It’s a second-chance romance with gorgeous fall decor that Hallmark fans are sure to love.

Where to Watch: Not currently available for streaming or to buy. However, it was recently streaming on Hallmark Movies Now and could return.

#13 *Holiday Engagement (2011)

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Why You Should Watch: This Hallmark original is about Hillary, a young professional who is afraid to tell her meddlesome family that she’s been dumped. So, on a four-day Thanksgiving weekend, she employs an actor to play her fiancé.

Starring actress Bonnie Sommerville, this likable romantic comedy is sure to please all the romance fans out there. It’s full of meddling family members, cute romantic moments, and lots of Thanksgiving cheeriness. Shelley Long also stars.

Where to Watch: Stream on Roku, Hoopla, Tubi, Vudu, Plex, or Pluto TV. You can also buy it on DVD and Digital.

#14 *Love At The Thanksgiving Day Parade (2012)

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Credit: Copyright 2012 Crown Media United States LLC

Why You Should Watch: Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade is the ultimate Thanksgiving love/hate rom-com about a hard-working parade coordinator and a laidback business consultant clashing over the parade’s finances.

With its high production quality and adorable story, this one’s sure to delight Hallmark fans everywhere. It’s festive and full of heart. 

Stars Autumn Reeser and Antonio Cupo also give noteworthy performances.

Where to Watch: Buy on Digital and DVD.

#15 Love, Fall & Order (2019)

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Photo: Trevor Donovan, Erin Cahill. Credit: ©2019 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Michael Larsen

Why You Should Watch: Hallmark favorite Erin Cahill stars in this fall-themed romance about Claire, a woman returning to her family’s pumpkin farm to save her Dad’s annual Fall Festival. However, when she faces off with an old rival (the opposing lawyer in her court case), sparks fly.

It’s Hallmark comfort food at its finest – cute moments, heartwarming characters, an adorable dog, and lots of Hallmark feel-good vibes.

Where to Watch: Buy on Digital and DVD.

#16 My Best Friend’s Bouquet (2020)

My Best Friend's Bouquet - Hallmark Fall Harvest Poster

Why You Should Watch: My Best Friend’s Bouquet is about the ultimate romantic, Josie Hughes. She believes in happily ever afters, loves Old Hollywood classic romance movies, and believes that the wedding bouquet always finds its way to the woman it’s meant to! In this case, herself!

So, she starts dating the handsome stranger she met at the reception, thinking the bouquet guided her to him. But could the right person be someone else? Someone that’s been there all along?

All in all, it’s a magical Fall Harvest movie!

Where to Watch: Stream on Hallmark Movies Now or Fubo TV. You can also buy it on Digital or DVD.

#17 *The National Tree (2009)

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The National Tree. Credit: ©2009 Crown Media United States LLC

Why You Should Watch: The National Tree is a delightful and uplifting Hallmark drama about a father and son who embark on a road trip across the country at Thanksgiving time to bring a Christmas tree to Washington DC for the first family. But along the way, they form a special bond.

It’s a sweet story full of Hallmark holiday joy. Plus, the always likable actors Andrew McCarthy and Kari Matchett star.

Where to Watch: Stream on Hallmark Movies Now or Fubo TV. You can also buy it on DVD.

#18 *November Christmas (2010)

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Why You Should Watch: November Christmas is the only Hallmark Hall of Fame movie on the list, so you know you’re in for a treat with this one! When a loving father moves the clock up on all the holidays for his sick daughter, the town band together to make his holiday wishes come true.

John Corbett and Sam Elliott are in top Hallmark form here in an uplifting story about love, hope, and coming together to celebrate all things that bring families joy during the holiday season – any time of the year. The movie also stars Sarah Paulson and Karen Allen, so a fantastic cast all around.

Where to Watch: Stream on Hallmark Movies Now or Fubo TV. You can also rent/buy it on Digital or DVD.

#19 *An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving (2008)

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An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving. Credit: ©2008 Crown Media United States LLC

Why You Should Watch: Period drama fans will love this Hallmark movie based on a lesser-known Louisa May Alcott (Little Women) story. It’s about the widowed Mary Bassett and her three children who face difficulty on their farm and can’t even buy a turkey for Thanksgiving.

When Mary’s wealthy mother makes a surprise visit, the two clash over past wounds. However, they discover common ground in the family ties that matter most.

With an all-star cast, including Jacqueline Bisset, Helene Joy, and Tatiana Maslany, it’s a must-watch family drama this time of year.

Where to Watch: Stream on Fubo TV or Hallmark Movies Now. You can also buy it on Digital and DVD.

#20 Pumpkin Pie Wars (2016)

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Photo: Julie Gonzalo, Eric Aragon. Credit: Copyright 2016 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Bettina Strauss

Why You Should Watch: Full of delectable dishes and mouthwatering desserts, Pumpkin Pie Wars will put you in the mood for Thanksgiving dinner and especially dessert!

The movie tells the story of Casey and Sam, the grown-up children of the owners of competing bakeries at war over the best pie. Sam and Casey already don’t get along, but when they enter into the same contest to see who will be Emeryville’s best pumpkin pie baker, there’s even more tension between them.

This charming love/hate rom-com is an entertaining crowd-pleaser.

Where to Watch: Stream on Hallmark Movies Now or Fubo TV. You can also buy it on DVD.

#21 Roadhouse Romance (2021)

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Photo: Lauren Alaina, Tyler Hynes. Credit: Copyright 2021 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Luba Popovic

Why You Should Watch: This new Fall Harvest romantic drama tells the story of Callie, a young woman returning to her hometown to find everything has changed! With her family’s BBQ restaurant now in trouble, she becomes determined to save it while also looking forward to the future with a new love (a TV director).

Roadhouse Romance will get you into the Thanksgiving spirit with its charming small-town setting, stunning fall decor, and inspiring storyline about believing in yourself and what matters most in life – family.

This one is also for all the country music fans out there.

Where to Watch: Buy on Digital (soon) and DVD (also coming soon).

#22 Sweet Autumn (2020)

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Photo: Andrew Walker, Nikki DeLoach. Credit: ©2020 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Steven Ackerman

Why You Should Watch: Filmed in Winnipeg, Sweet Autumn tells the story of Maggie (Nikki DeLoach), a successful entrepreneur who returns home after her aunt’s death for a will reading – only to learn she’s inherited half of her aunt’s renowned maple candy business.

She soon discovers her Aunt Dee left the other half of the business to maple supplier, Dex – played by Andrew Walker. The two grow close as they work together and unravel the reason behind Aunt Dee’s decision to give them each half of her business.

With the distinct setting, sweet romance, delicious candy, fall traditions, and autumn decor, it’s enough to make you feel all cozy inside!

Where to Watch: Buy on Digital or DVD.

#23 Taking the Reins (2021)

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Photo: Nikki DeLoach, Scott Porter. Credit: ©2021 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Robert Clark

Why You Should Watch: Fall scenery, beautiful horses, relatable female protagonist, and swoony, leading man? What’s not to love about this new 2021 Fall Harvest film?

When a writer returns to her family ranch to write an article about horses, she comes face to face with her ex-husband and must confront why their marriage ended and why she gave up riding horses.

Nikki Deloach and Scott Porter star.

Where to Watch: The movie is not currently available to stream or buy, but it should be soon since it’s a brand-new film. I recommend also checking your local Hallmark listings in case it airs again.

#24 *The Thanksgiving House (2013)

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The Thanksgiving House. Credit: ©2013 Crown Media United States LLC

Why You Should Watch: Emily Rose and Justin Bruening star in this Hallmark original drama about a modern-day woman who discovers the true meaning of Thanksgiving after inheriting a historic Plymouth house.

This Hallmark original drama mixes romance with history to create a heartwarming Thanksgiving film.

Where to Watch: The Thanksgiving House is unavailable to stream or buy, but hopefully, that will change in the future. It often re-airs on television.

#25 Under the Autumn Moon (2018)

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Photo: Lindy Booth, Wes Brown. Credit: ©2018 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Allen Fraser

Why You Should Watch: Lindy Booth and Wes Brown star in this picturesque Fall Harvest film about an ambitious woman who, after trying to buy a historic ranch for her boss, falls in love with its charms (not to mention the handsome cowboy owner).

It’s just the sugary confection Hallmark viewers crave this time of year!

Where to Watch: Buy on Digital or DVD.

What Thanksgiving movies from Hallmark do you love? Do you plan to watch one this holiday season? Let me know in the comments below!


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By on November 20th, 2021

About Amber Topping

Amber works as a blogger/writer full-time and fell in love with stories and imagination at an early age. She has a Humanities and Film Degree from BYU, co-created The Silver Petticoat Review, contributed as a writer to various magazines, and has an MS in Publishing from Pace University, where she received the Publishing Award of Excellence and wrote her thesis on transmedia, Jane Austen, and the romance genre. Her ultimate dreams are publishing books, writing and producing movies, traveling around the world, and forming a creative village of talented storytellers trying to change the world through art.

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