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8 Movie Marathons On TV To Fill Your Thanksgiving Weekend

From James Bond to Harry Potter, Star Wars to Star Trek, and Alfred Hitchcock to, yes, Steven Seagal, here are all the different ways to be a movie glutton this holiday. All times Eastern.

1. The Godfather saga (AMC)

Paramount Pictures

Let’s all agree that Part III doesn’t exist and just watch the first two films again.

Thursday, Nov. 28, starting at 11:30 a.m.: The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, The Godfather (again), The Godfather Part II (again)

2. James Bond (SyFy)

United Artists

Sorry, Roger Moore fans — you’re really getting the short shrift here. But whoever scheduled You Only Live Twice twice has a good sense of humor.

Thursday, Nov. 28, starting at 8 a.m.: Dr. No, Thunderball, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough, Die Another Day, Casino Royale, Goldfinger, The World Is Not Enough (again)

Friday, Nov. 29, starting at 8:30 a.m.: The Man with the Golden Gun, You Only Live Twice, GoldenEye, Casino Royale (again)

Break for WWE Smackdown at 8 p.m. (obviously)

Starting up again at 10 p.m.: Quantum of Solace, License to Kill, You Only Live Twice (again)

3. Harry Potter (ABC Family)

Warner Bros.

Looks like the first two Harry Potter movies are hiding under Harry’s invisibility cloak, and whoever scheduled Half-Blood Prince to run after Goblet of Fire on Thursday may have had a few too many butterbeers. Meanwhile, one could accuse ABC Family of consorting with Sytherin for ending Friday’s marathon with Deathly Hallows Part 1, but they more than make up for it by running Part 2 twice on Saturday.

Thursday, Nov. 28, starting at 1 p.m.: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Friday, Nov. 29, starting at 9:30 a.m.: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1

Saturday, Nov. 30, starting at 7 a.m.: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, and Part 2 again

4. Shrek (TBS)

DreamWorks Animation

Shrek Forever After was, apparently, not.

Friday, Nov. 29, starting at 9:45 a.m.: Shrek, Shrek 2, Shrek the Third

5. Alfred Hitchcock (AMC)

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Perfect for when all that concentrated time with your family is making you feel a wee bit stabby.

Friday, Nov. 29, starting at 9 a.m.: Vertigo, Rear Window, Psycho, The Birds

6. Star Wars (Spike TV)

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On Friday, Spike TV will only air the Star Wars prequel trilogy. On Saturday, they’ll air the prequels again, and then whet fans’ appetites with A New Hope. Finally, on Sunday, they’ll air the original trilogy, and tweens everywhere will drive their aunts and uncles to madness by asking them why the special effects in those films look “so cheap.” Family!

Friday, Nov. 29, starting at 2 p.m.: Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Episode II—Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: Episode III—Revenge of the Sith

Saturday, Nov. 30, starting at noon: Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Episode II—Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: Episode III—Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars: Episode IV—A New Hope

Sunday, Dec. 1, starting at 3 p.m.: Star Wars: Episode IV—A New Hope, Star Wars: Episode V—The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars: Episode VI—Return of the Jedi

7. Star Trek (Syfy)

Paramount Pictures

It would appear the programmers at Syfy were sucked into a temporal vortex. That’s the only explanation for scheduling the Star Trek movies to run in this order: third, fourth, eighth, sixth, seventh, second, and seventh again. (Though we should all be grateful that vortex outright skipped the first, fifth, ninth and tenth, amiright?)

Saturday, Nov. 30, starting at 11 a.m.: Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek: First Contact, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Star Trek: Generations, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek: Generations (again)

8. Steven Seagal (AMC)

Warner Bros.

Pure. Genius.

Saturday, Nov. 30, starting 11 a.m.: Exit Wounds, Out for Justice, On Deadly Ground, Above the Law, Under Siege, Hard to Kill

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