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10 Best Thanksgiving Movies


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'Alice's Restaurant'
Folk singer Arlo Guthrie arrives in London with his wife Jackie to attend the opening of "Alice's Restaurant" in 1970
Folk singer Arlo Guthrie arrives in London with his wife Jackie to attend the opening of "Alice's Restaurant" in 1970
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A Thanksgiving classic, "Alice's Restaurant" hit the big screen in 1969. This larger-than-life recreation of Arlo Guthrie's song of the same name is an entertaining romp through 1960s pop culture, complete with a firsthand account of anti-war sentiments. After Guthrie visits his friend Alice for Thanksgiving, he offers to transport her trash to the dump, where he encounters a closed landfill. A series of decisions prompts him to push the garbage into a gully. When Guthrie's caught by local authorities, a memorable court appearance is followed by a series of legal events in which the Army finds him unfit for military service.


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