Day of the Dead: 'All Souls Day: Dia de los Muertos' (2005)
© Anchor Bay
Celebrate the Mexican holiday with this film about a group of Americans who get stuck in a Mexican ghost town that becomes overrun by zombies on the Day of the Dead. On the bright side, think of all the stories you'll have about the "running of the corpses."
Veteran's Day: 'Deathdream' (1972)
© Blue Underground
A Vietnam veteran returns home, but he ain't quite right. That is to say, he ain't quite alive. He sits in a chair all day staring blankly into space, then spends his evenings attacking people and ingesting their blood in order to stave off decomposition. In his defense, people can be quite yummy.
See also: "Homecoming" (Masters of Horror), I Accuse.
Thanksgiving: 'Grindhouse' (2007)
© The Weinstein Co.
Perhaps the greatest slasher
never made, Grindhouse
's fake trailer for Thanksgiving
, directed by Eli Roth, spoofs the rash of holiday-related horror movies in the '80s with a tale of a pilgrim-clad killer terrorizing the town of Plymouth, Massachusetts.
See also: Death on Demand, Blood Rage, Seance, ThanksKilling
All of the Above: 'Tales From the Grave Volume 2: Happy Holidays' (2005)
© Razor Digital
This sequel to the ever-popular Tales From the Grave...?...delivers anthology stories that cover St. Patrick's Day, Valentine's Day, Thanksgiving, Halloween AND Christmas all in one package, just for you lazy bums.