The spooky season is officially here, and one of the best ways to get into the Halloween spirit is to watch Halloween-inspired movies. See below our must-watch list of spooky, funny, classic, and overall, the best Halloween movies.
The Addams Family is a classic and wickedly funny Halloween movie with characters that are quirky and likable. The story begins when a man who claims to be Gomez’s long lost brother appears at the door of the Addams Mansion. With time, Mortica becomes suspicious that this man is not who he claims.
This is the long awaited sequel to the original, classic, Hocus Pocus. If you loved the original, this one will not disappoint. We loved the modern vibe with the same humor. The story is similar, it’s about the Sanderson Sisters trying to become immortal once they are awakened on Halloween night. But wait till the end for a major plot twist!
In Halloweentown, the beloved pumpkin king becomes bored with doing the same thing year after year. Once he stumbles into Christmastown, he has an idea. He kidnaps Santa Claus and soon learns that even the best laid plans can take wrong turns. This movie was filmed in stop-motion, and every scene is full of intricate details.
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If you love Muppets you will love this one! One Halloween night, Gonzo is challenged to spend the night at the Haunted Mansion. The problem is, if he can’t survive the night, he and his friend will be bound to stay at the Mansion for eternity. It is definitely a fun and entertaining family movie you can watch with younger siblings.
This is a great introductory horror movie that is not too scary, a little funny and features brave characters. While a highschooler watches a little boy on Halloween, the boy gets kidnapped by the Boogeyman and his monsters. The highschooler gets recruited by a secret society of babysitters to get him back.
A fun movie based on the board game. Six guests are invited to a dinner party in an isolated mansion by a man who knows each of their deepest darkest secrets. When the host ends up dead everyone is a suspect. Will the guests find out who is the murderer before they all end up dead? This movie is really funny, and all around an entertaining gem.
This scary and sometimes funny movie is by Wes Craven who invented the original scary movie, “Nightmare on Elm Street” that is also on our list. Sydney Prescott is being terrorized by a killer, a year after her mother’s death. The killer targets her and her friends through horror movies as part of his conniving game.
This movie is old but the suspense is real. If you are looking for a classic Halloween movie this is it, the slow pace and anticipation keeps you on the edge of your seat. In 1963, a six-year-old boy killed his older sister and was sent to a mental hospital. After 15 years, he escapes and returns to his hometown to find his next victims.
This is a classic horror, inspired by a true story. Teenagers are being killed by a mangler named Freddie Kruger in their dreams, and dying in real life. Nancy and her boyfriend become suspicious that a secret kept by parents might be the key to solving the mystery. This is a genuinely terrifying movie and it is not for the faint of heart – ask for permission before watching.
We hope that watching these Halloween movies gets you excited for the season and gives you a small bit of happiness.
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