18 Best Halloween Movies

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One of the most exciting times of the year is coming: Halloween! Besides the great Halloween activities, this season has another exciting aspect: watching the best Halloween movies! We’ve compiled the best classic Halloween movies for you. They appeal to all kinds of audiences. So, movies for both coward and the brave! Come on, grab the popcorn and get ready to sleep with the lights on at night! Let’s start looking at Halloween movies!

  1. Practical Magic (1998) 

Let’s start with one of the perfect family Halloween movies. By Magic, of course! In this movie starring Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman, we will watch them try to fix their love lives. 

  1. Scream (1996)

Definitely one of the classic Halloween movies! The Scream series consists of five films. The 1996 production is a true Halloween classic! The death of young people living in a small town. You will watch a girl and her friends’ struggle and a life and death struggle. 

  1. It’s The Great Pumpkin (1966)

It’s one of the best Halloween movies for kids. You can sit and watch with your family. This old movie is full of Halloween spirit with Snoopy and his gang. While children can have fun, families can experience nostalgia. 

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  1. There’s Someone Inside Your House (2021)

Our next movie is one of the best Halloween movies on Netflix. An effort by a group of strangers to stop a masked killer. The masked killer reveals their darkest secrets to high school students and tortures them. This Netflix original movie is based on the bestselling novel. Artwork by Stephanie Perkins. 

  1. Hocus Pocus (1993)

Keep up with the classic Halloween movies. Only with more witches! The Sanderson sisters are resurrected three centuries later. Will they make a joke or a game? Max will try to stop their evil plans. Sarah Jessica Parker is also in the movie. 

  1. Hocus Pocus 2 (2022)

Great news! A sequel is coming this year. Hocus Pocus 2 will debut on Disney+ on September 30. Definitely, this movie will be one of the best Halloween movies of 2022. It’s been 29 years since the original film. Let’s see how the new movie’s Sanderson Sisters will cause problems.

We look forward to it! 

  1. Ready or Not (2019)

Here is one of the best Halloween movies for couples. On her wedding night, Grace is forced to play hide-and-seek by her new mother-in-law. But then, she finds herself trying to survive. 

  1. Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

One of the best musicals to watch on Halloween. The longest theatrical broadcast in long-running history. It is an enjoyable option to watch alone. But if you’re going to be too scared, we think you should call your friends too! 

  1. Fear Street Part:1 (1994)

This is the story of young people coming together to destroy the curse of the cursed town. We’re back with one of the best Halloween movies on Netflix. This horror series is based on the books by R.L Stine. This movie is the first of the trilogy. After watching, you may want to watch the following movies in the series. 

  1. Twitches (2005)

Twin sisters Alex and Camryn are preparing to celebrate their 21st birthday. And they get together on their birthday. However, an adventure awaits them. They will use their Magic to defeat the forces of darkness, but will they be able to defeat the darkness?

  1. Zombieland (2009)

One of the Halloween classics: zombies! In the near future, mad cow disease causes all humanity to turn into zombies. On the other hand, Colombus wants to be reunited with his family and is struggling. He’ll be traveling the whole country in Tallahassee. On this journey, they will meet Wichita and Little Rock while trying to survive in Zombieland. They ruined their plans. 

  1. Harry Potter

Harry Potter movies are often claimed to be Christmas movies. But, we don’t think it’s just for Christmas! Also, it’s definitely one of the best family Halloween movies. Its story is about witches and wizards. How could it not be a Halloween movie? Any series you want to watch will be suitable for Halloween. Also one of the best Halloween movies for kids. 

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  1. House of the Witch (2017)

Action-seeking teens head to an abandoned house for a Halloween party. However, things don’t go as they expected. There is a witch who is trying to kill them. What will the trapped youngsters do? One of the best Halloween movies on Netflix. 

  1. A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting (2020)

A secret society of babysitters. It is an excellent idea for Halloween, isn’t it? A high school student is recruited by a secret community of babysitters. Let’s see what will happen to him.

  1. The Addams Family (1991) and Addams Family Values (1993)

It wouldn’t be Halloween without the Addams Family! It’s one of the best Halloween movies. Hats, camping, gothic style… If you don’t want something too scary but want to live the Halloween spirit to the fullest, your address is clear. You should watch Addams Family movies. 

  1. Winchester (2018)

Beware, this movie is inspired by real events! This thriller features people killed by the rifle that made up his family’s fortune. And these people are believed to be wandering around as ghosts. It tells the story of rifle heir Sarah Winchester at her Winchester estate in San Jose, California. 

  1. Ghostbusters (1984)

Did you like the 2016 version? If your answer is yes, you’ll love this 1984 classic too! Starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and Sigourney Weaver. A group of professors turn into ghost extractors; you’ll love this funny story! 

  1. Get Out (2017)

As we come to the end of the list, we end with one of the best Halloween movies for couples. Chris’ girlfriend wants to meet his family, but she’s unsure how their parents will react to dating a black man. At first, her family will seem pretty cool, but after a while, Chris will see that it is unnecessary to be nervous about meeting this family. The family has a secret that could lead to Chris’ death. What is this secret? You will have experienced Jordan Peele’s directorial debut in this movie. In the spirit of Halloween, the movie will give you goosebumps. It also contains good comments on racism in America. 

If you want to learn more about home decorations, ideas, diy project etc. you can read our other blog posts. Here are some of them: 75 Easy DIY Halloween Decoration Ideas , “How to Start a Bullet Journal” and DIY Project: How to Make Candles