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10 new movies to see in theaters this Thanksgiving weekend

by Stewart Cole

Many movies hit the big screen on Thanksgiving weekend.

Once you’re done loading up on the turkey and watching the parade, you can head to the theater to catch a blockbuster or bond with your family at an indie film.

Fortunately, there are plenty of new movies for all audiences. Want something with a lot of action? The odds are in your favor with Hunger Games prequel, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakeswhich recently peaked after its release.

Looking for a family movie to watch with little ones? Don’t miss out on Disney’s latest fantasy film, Wish.

There are even some holiday-themed thrills Eucharist starring Patrick Dempsey, PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive.

See what other movies are hitting the big screen this Thanksgiving weekend.

The Marvels

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Directed by Nia DaCosta, Captain Marvel The sequel features an epic team-up between Carol Danvers (Brie Larson), Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris) and Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani), who must work together once they realize they switch places with each other every time they use their powers.

Trolls Band Together

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Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake reunite as everyone’s favorite musical trolls, Poppy and Branch, in the third installment of the franchise. In addition to fun pop covers the whole family will love, the soundtrack also features a brand new *NSYNC song, their first in over a decade.


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Based on Eli Roth’s mock trailer of the same name from GrindhouseThe slasher film starring Patrick Dempsey is set in Plymouth, Massachusetts as an ax murderer begins killing people one by one.

Next goal wins

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Based on the 2014 documentary of the same name, director Taika Waititi’s sports drama tells the story of Dutch-American coach Thomas Rongen’s (Michael Fassbender) efforts to lead the American Samoa national soccer team to qualification for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.


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Starring Barry Keoghan and Jacob Elordi, the dark comedy follows an Oxford University student who falls in love with his classmate and invites him to spend the summer with him and his family.

May December

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Loosely based on the true story of Mary Kay Letourneau, the film follows an actress (Natalie Portman) who studies the life of a woman named Gracie Atherton-Yoo, who, when she was 36, began an affair with a 13-year-old. -the old man named Joe Yoo (Charles Melton) at a pet shop where they worked, sparking a tabloid obsession.



Disney’s new musical fantasy film follows a young girl named Asha (Ariana DeBose) who makes a wish on a star – which then descends from the sky, wreaking all kinds of havoc on her mystical town.

Music teacher

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Directed by Bradley Cooper, the biographical drama film focuses on the relationship between American composer Leonard Bernstein (Cooper) and his wife Felicia Montealegre (Carey Mulligan).

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