I've been slowly getting into the holiday spirit by rolling out my gift guides, but let's not forget there's still Thanksgiving to look forward to before December madness sets in. If you need some help gearing up to give thanks, you might want to head to the theater: this month's offerings seem rife for making you appreciate things that you could be taking for granted. Here's the lowdown on five November movies that will make you feel thankful.
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part One
What it's about: The final chapter begins as Harry, Ron, and Hermione prepare to battle the Dark Lord in a war of good vs. evil.
What it will make you feel thankful for: Good friends who stick by your side through thick and thin.
- Morning Glory
What it's about: Young producer Becky tries to save an ailing morning show, which means keeping the show's bickering anchors at bay.
What it will make you feel thankful for: Your job and possibly your boss.
What it's about: Disney takes on the classic fairy tale of Rapunzel.
What it will make you feel thankful for: Your freedom.
- Love and Other Drugs
What it's about: Drug rep Jamie meets his match in Parkinson's patient Maggie.
What it will make you feel thankful for: Your health.
- 127 Hours
What it's about: Mountain climber Aron gets stuck behind a rock and is forced to cut off his own arm.
What it will make you feel thankful for: Your arm.
Two more movies after the jump.