Family Night Spooks

Family Halloween Movies


    Halloween is right around the corner which means, cold weather, late nights and most importantly, movie nights. Here is a list of Halloween movies that can be enjoyed by all ages.

The most popular Halloween movie for the whole family is The Nightmare Before Christmas. Following the spooky theme of Halloween and tying in the jolly theme of Christmas, it will definitely keep kids engaged and put both you and your family in the spooky spirit. The music in this classic movie will definitely get you in the Halloween spirit!  It’s perfect for the whole family.

Here’s a list of other movies perfect for the whole family; 

  • Hocus Pocus 
  • Coraline
  • Hotel Transylvania 
  • Muppets Haunted Mansion
  • Corpse Bride
  • Spookley the Square Pumpkin
  • Spooky Buddies 
  • Halloweentown
  • Pooh’s Heffalump Movie
  • Casper 
  • Frankenweenie 
  • Twitches 
  • Toy Story of Terror
  • Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown 

 These family friendly movies are available on platforms such as Netflix, Disney +, Hulu and HBO Max. 

 Although the previous list mainly focuses on movies for the younger audience, here’s a list of non-horror Halloween movies that older kids and teens may enjoy more. 

  • Goosebumps (2015)
  • The Haunted Mansion (2003)
  • Monster House
  • BeetleJuice 
  • Harry Potter (Movie Series)
  • Ghostbusters (Movie Series)

There is also a new Hocus Pocus 2 coming out September 30th, which will be available on Disney+, just in time for spooky season. 

So as you scroll through Netflix and browse through channels, grab some popcorn and your favorite candy as these movies will surely be a treat! For you fall lovers, you might want to cozy up with a blanket and a fall themed latte to add in the full effect as you watch the spell binding Sanderson Sisters or the joyful yet spooky Jack Skellington.