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Whether your're spending this Thanksgiving with your family, your significant other, or your dear friends, Thanksgiving is a time to show gratitude, celebrate and relax. On Friday, the Pioneer Press' Randy Blaser said, "Thanksgiving is a time to recapture our American character." This Thanksgiving weekend is the perfect opportunity to check out what's in theaters, since there is a wide range of movies to choose from. Take a look at our list of 5 movies to see this Thanksgiving weekend.

1 - 'Almost Christmas'

Starring Danny Glover and Mo'Nique, "Almost Christmas" shares a message about forgiveness and family togetherness.

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The drama/comedy movie is about Walter Meyer, (Danny Glover) a retired mechanic who lost the love of his life one year earlier. He invites his children over for a holiday family tradition, which could be a disaster since they are all bickering. He realizes that if his kids and the rest of the family can spend just 5 days together under the same roof, it will truly be a Christmas miracle.

2 - 'Allied'

Brad Pitt shows off his good looks this Thanksgiving in the R-rated spy drama "Allied". If you're a history buff, you'll love this movie, which is reportedly based on a true story, and is about an intelligence officer Max Vatan (played by Brad Pitt) who is stationed in North Africa where he meets French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour (played by Marion Cotillard) on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When the two are reunited in London, their relationship is threatened by the extreme pressures of the war.

3 - 'Moana'

Disney's much anticipated 3D animated musical fantasy adventure film "Moana" is about an adventurous teenager who sails out on a daring mission to save her people. The cast includes voices of Auli'i Cravallo, People Magazine's 'Sexiest Man Alive for 2016' Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Nicole Scherzinger. Something for the kids and the entire family this Thanksgiving weekend!

4 - 'Nocturnal Animals'

This neo-noir psychological thriller film is about how a successful Los Angeles art-gallery owner's idyllic life is marred by the constant traveling of her second husband, who happens to be quite a handsome fellow.

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During his absence, she is forced to examine her past and face some dark truths when she reads a manuscript (which is a violent thriller) that suddenly turned up from her first husband. The film features Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal. Leave the kids home for this one-- SPOILER ALERT: the movie opens with a shocking nude scene.

5 - 'Loving'

A historical drama directed by Jeff Nichols, "Loving" is a story about an interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving, who fell in love and got married in 1958.

They grew up in a small town in the state of Virginia, where they made their home together and started a family. They were jailed and banished, and the couple relocated with their children to the inner city of Washington D.C., but ultimately, the family tries to find a way back to Virginia. The film is based on a true story.