Top Kid-Friendly Halloween Movies

Trick or treat! Get the whole family 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 - like our yummy witch finger cookies or eerie eyeball cake pops!


  • 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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