It's time to summon some spine-tingling excitement and tickle those funny bones as we dive headfirst into the Halloween spirit! To ensure your family's Halloween movie nights are a scream, we've conjured up a list of 22 delightfully spooky films suitable for all ages. Don't worry, there's no need to fret – these movies are designed to be kid-friendly while still serving up just the right dose of eerie chills to keep adults thoroughly entertained. They strike a perfect balance, offering suspense that can make your kids' hair stand on end and give them goosebumps, all while leaving room for you to share in a delightful shiver of your own. Get ready for spooktacular movie nights that will have the whole family howling with joy!
Happy Halloween, Scooby-Doo!
2020 ‧ 1h 20m
Scooby and the gang join forces with Bill Nye and Elvira when toxic ooze creates an army of monstrous pumpkins. This movie is available on YouTube, Vudu, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, and Google Play for purchase.
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Mummy, I'm A Zombie
PG, 2014 ‧ Animation ‧ 1h 28m
Dixie fights to end the battle between the living and the dead while balancing her newfound popularity at school. This movie is available for free on tubi, and Vudu, and available to rent on Apple TV, YouTube, and Google Play.
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Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out?
PG 2008 ‧ Family/Fantasy ‧ 1h 38m
Aspiring magician Max Doyle (Sterling Beaumon) discovers two lost ghosts -- Nicky (Luke Benward) and Tara (Madison Pettis) -- haunting the basement of his family's home and agrees to help them find eternal rest. In exchange, Max's newfound friends set out to help him win the heart of Traci (Ali Lohan), the most popular girl at his school. But, when their magical antics make them the targets of an evil apparition, Phears (Brian Stepanek), the trio must stop his maniacal plan for Halloween.
This movie is available on Hulu with a subscription. You can also rent it on YouTube, Google Play, Vudu, Amazon Prime, and Apple TV.
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Girl vs. Monster
TV-PG 2012 ‧ Comedy ‧ 1h 30m
A tween discovers on Halloween that she is a 5th generation monster hunter. The monsters are out to stop her before she begins her calling. This movie is available on Disney+ with your subscription. You can also rent it on YouTube, and Google Play.
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PG 2006 ‧ Horror/Fantasy ‧ 1h 31m No adults believe three youths' (Mitchel Musso, Spencer Locke, Sam Lerner) assertion that a neighboring residence is a living creature that means them harm. With Halloween approaching, the trio must find a way to destroy the structure before innocent trick-or-treaters meet ghastly ends. This movie is available on Netflix with your subscription, or you can rent it on Amazon Prime, Apple TV, Vudu, YouTube, and Google Play.
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G 2011 ‧ Family/Comedy ‧ 1h 28m
In a race against a no-good hound, the Buddies and their new friends, Pip, Zelda, Rodney and Skip, must stop Warwick the Warlock and save the world from his dastardly deeds. This movie is available on HBOmax, Hulu and Amazon Prime with subscriptions. You can also rent it on YouTube, Google Play, Apple TV, and Vudu.
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Scooby-Doo and the Goblin King
Not Rated 2008 ‧ Comedy/Family ‧ 1h 15m
Shaggy, Scooby and the gang visit an eerie carnival on Halloween Night, but all is not as it seems when the evil Goblin King makes an appearance. This movie is available on Amazon Prime and Boomerang with a subscription, and you can rent it on YouTube, Google Play, Apple TV, and Vudu.
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A Go! Go! Cory Carson Halloween
Cory, Chrissy and Freddie are on the hunt for king-sized candy bars this Halloween! This movie is available on Netflix with a subscription.
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The Dog Who Saved Halloween
PG 2011 ‧ Comedy ‧ 1h 25m
A talking dog (Joey Lawrence) encounters a haunted house, a creepy neighbor (Lance Henriksen) and a scary canine (Mayim Bialik). This movie is available for rent on YouTube and Google Play.
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The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-A-Ween
TV-Y7 2019 . 46m . TV Cartoons
When Melvin tries to cancel Halloween, clever best friends Harold and George create their own spooky holiday -- and it's a huge success! This movie is available on Netflix with subscription.
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Spookley: the Square Pumpkin
G 2004 ‧ Family/Animation ‧ 47 mins
A scarecrow and a spider trio help an odd-shaped pumpkin overcome his feelings of shame and inadequacy. This movie is available on Netflix with subscription, or you can rent it on Amazon Prime, Apple TV, Vudu, YouTube, and Google Play.
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PG 2012 ‧ Family/Comedy ‧ 1h 33m
Young Norman Babcock (Kodi Smit-McPhee) has the ability to speak with the dead -- and he often prefers their company to that of the living. Norman receives word from his strange Uncle Prenderghast (John Goodman) that a centuries-old witch's curse on their town is real and about to come true -- and that only Norman can stop it. When zombies rise from their graves, Norman must summon all his courage and compassion and push his paranormal abilities to the limit to save his fellow townspeople. This movie is available on Netflix with subscription.
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Starbeam: Halloween Hero
StarBeam: Halloween Hero is a Canadian action and adventure animation special directed by Jon Izen. The special follows StarBeam who notices that Captain Fishbeard is stealing everyone's Halloween candy for himself, she uses her tricks to save the day. This movie is available on Netflix with a subscription.
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Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
PG 2018 ‧ Fantasy/Horror ‧ 1h 40m
While collecting junk one day, best friends Sonny and Sam meet Slappy, a mischievous talking dummy from an unpublished "Goosebumps" book by R.L. Stine. Hoping to start his own family, Slappy kidnaps Sonny's mother and brings all of his ghoulish friends back to life -- just in time for Halloween. As the sleepy town becomes overrun with monsters, witches, and other mysterious creatures, Sonny joins forces with his sister, Sam and a kindly neighbor to save Sonny's mom and foil Slappy's plan.
This movie is available on Hulu and Sling TV with a subscription, or you can rent it on Vudu, Amazon Prime, YouTube, and Apple TV.
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Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie
G 2005 ‧ Family/Animation ‧ 1h 7m
Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie is a 2005 American animated direct-to-video film produced by DisneyToon Studios, featuring the characters from Winnie the Pooh franchise and the sequel to Pooh's Heffalump Movie. It is the final Winnie the Pooh film produced by DisneyToon Studios before its closure in 2018. This movie is available for rent on Amazon Prime, YouTube, and Google Play.
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The Addams Family
PG 2019 ‧ Family/Comedy ‧ 1h 26m
Members of the mysterious and spooky Addams family -- Gomez, Morticia, Pugsley, Wednesday, Uncle Fester, and Grandma -- are readily preparing for a visit from their even creepier relatives. But trouble soon arises when shady TV personality Margaux Needler realizes that Addams' eerie hilltop mansion is standing in the way of her dream to sell all the houses in the neighborhood.
This movie is available on Hulu, Amazon Prime, Sling TV, and Paramount+ with a subscription.
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PG1995 ‧ Family/Fantasy ‧ 1h 50m
Casper (voiced by Malachi Pearson) is a kind young ghost who peacefully haunts a mansion in Maine. When specialist James Harvey (Bill Pullman) arrives to communicate with Casper and his fellow spirits, he brings along his teenage daughter, Kat (Christina Ricci). Casper quickly falls in love with Kat, but their budding relationship is complicated not only by his transparent state, but also by his troublemaking apparition uncles and their mischievous antics.
This movie is available for rent on Amazon Prime, YouTube, Vudu, Apple TV, and Google Play.
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Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred
2011 ‧ Comedy/Horror ‧ 1h 24m
Just when you thought it was safe to turn on the TV... Fred's back, in his all-new second movie adventure. This movie is available for rent on Tubi, Vudu, Amazon Prime, and YouTube.
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The Little Vampire
PG 2000 ‧ Family/Fantasy ‧ 1h 35m
After he moves to Scotland with his parents, only child Tony (Jonathan Lipnicki) struggles to make friends at his new school. But he is bullied and picked on by the other boys and has little hope of overcoming his miserable new life. Then he meets Rudolph (Rollo Weeks), a kid vampire with whom Tony becomes very close. But, when Rudolph's life and the future of the vampire race are threatened by a ruthless vampire hunter, Tony must find the courage to save his best friend. This movie is available on Tubi for free.
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The Nightmare Before Christmas
PG 1993 ‧ Family/Fantasy ‧ 1h 16m
The film follows the misadventures of Jack Skellington, Halloweentown's beloved pumpkin king, who has become bored with the same annual routine of frightening people in the "real world." When Jack accidentally stumbles on Christmastown, all bright colors and warm spirits, he gets a new lease on life -- he plots to bring Christmas under his control by kidnapping Santa Claus and taking over the role. But Jack soon discovers even the best-laid plans of mice and skeleton men can go seriously awry.
This movie is available on Disney+ with your subscription. You can also rent it on Amazon Prime, Vudu, Google Play, Apple TV, and YouTube.
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A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting
2020 ‧ 1h 34m
Recruited by a secret society of babysitters, a high schooler battles the Boogeyman and his monsters when they nab the boy she's watching on Halloween. This movie is available on Netflix with a subscription.
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PG 1993 ‧ Family/Comedy ‧ 1h 36m
After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal. This movie is available on Disney+ with a subscription. Also, check out the new Hocus Pocus on Disney+.
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