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10 Must-See Halloween Movies to Watch With the Whole Family

Trick or treat! Grab some popcorn, gather the family and get everyone into the spooky spirit with our top kid-friendly Halloween movies.

Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble! These fun and spooky Halloween movies are great for kids of all ages! After the kids get back from trick-or-treating this year, pop in one of our top Halloween movie picks, and be sure to whip up some festive treats to match, such as our yummy witch finger cookies or eerie eyeball cake pops!


More Halloween Treats for the Whole Family:

Fright Night Sampler from The Popcorn Factory

Jack 'O Lantern Tote from Cheryl's

Halloween Cake Pops from Harry & David

  • It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown – No child should go through life not having seen this fun Halloween movie! The ‘ole Peanuts gang is back, and this time, they have a Great Pumpkin to catch!

  • Hocus Pocus – The Sanderson Sisters are on a quest to suck the lives of all the children in Salem this Hallow’s eve.  Meet Sarah Jessica Parker before she was Carrie Bradshaw, and while she was just a simple witch trying to live another day. Teens especially will enjoy this fun Halloween movie.

  • Haunted Mansion – Try and look past Eddie Murphy’s failed attempts at family-movies films and give this Halloween movie a shot! Funny anecdotes and catchy songs make for a fun and fabulous festive Halloween movie that both you and your kids child will love. 

  • Corpse Bride – Leave it to Tim Burton to make another fabulously freaky Halloween-friendly movie.  Laugh, sing, and dance with the eccentric characters of the underworld and fall in love with Emily, the lovely girl who was never a bride. 

  • The Little Vampire – Sure, these vampires don’t sparkle in the light sun or drink synthetic blood, but they are just a family of vampires trying to get by! Fall in love with Rudolph, the 309-year-old little vampire from England who is just too cute and looking for a friend. 

  • The Goonies – A classic! This popular 80s flick children’s film that is just so perfect for Halloween! Friendship, adventure, and mystery are just the beginning for the “goonies” as they embark on a treasure hunt planned long ago by their dear old “One-Eyed-Willie”.

  • HalloweenTown – The citizens of Halloween Town are not only fun and fabulous, but they also happen to be a bunch of witches, zombies, and monsters ! When Marnie discovers she is actually a witch, it’s obvious what she must do next: disobey her mother and hop on a bus to Halloween town!  This great Disney’s Halloween movie film shows you can live and party with monsters of all races – whether you are a ghoul or a vampire!

  • Casper – While you should always be cautious when dealing with ghosts, Casper is the friendly-ghost we all know and love, so you can let your guard down around him. His adorable bulbous head and innocent little smile really warms your heart. His entertaining, loud-mouth uncles, Stretch, Fatso, and Stinkie add a spook factor to this endearing Halloween movie that every kid should see. 

  • Monster House – Image a living, breathing house that eats anything and everything that gets in its way. Sounds like a nightmare, right? Follow DJ, Chowder, and Jenny as they try to destroy the haunted house, and regain their favorite toys while learning old man Nebbercracker’s secrets in this adventurous Halloween movie. 

  • The Witches – Inspired by Roald Dahl’s book, this dark and creepy children’s story Halloween movie follows Luke – a smart and resourceful young boy who knows all about witches and their tricks (courtesy of his grandmother). But these aren’t just ordinary witches – they have a love/hate relationship with little kids. And by love/hate, I mean they hate children and love to turn them into mice. Sound like a fun plot? You ain’t seen nothing yet.

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