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11 Movies To Be Thankful For On T.Hanksgiving

We give thanks for the food on the table, the friends around us, and the range and works of America's favorite leading man.

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11. The Da Vinci Code

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Because T. Hanks proves, first, his permanent relevance as a more "distinguished" action hero; and, second, that our love will forgive even the most unfortunate of hairstyles.

9. Catch Me If You Can

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Because it's difficult to root for the man going up against Leo (especially Leo dressed in a pilot's uniform) but less difficult when that man is the morally steadfast Hanks.

7. You've Got Mail

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Because in our post-Snapchat society, AOL correspondence is about as quaintly romantic as time-worn handwritten letters, and because it's only a matter of time before the reboot "Your Profile Is Being Viewed" is in theaters.

5. The 'Burbs

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Because in one sense it's a darkly comic meditation on ennui and paranoia, but in another sense it proves that murdery-seeming neighbors are probably for real murderers.

2. Big

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Because it's the best way to remember adulthood as conceived by your childhood self — awesome apartment! no bedtime! ALL THE TOYS YOU CAN BUY! — and to see how your current life is living up to it.

1. Sleepless In Seattle

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Because if you're going to indulge in unattainable ideas about romance, you might as well go all out. Star-crossed lovers meeting for the first time in the most romantic city in the world on the most romantic day of the year? Sure!