10 Best Halloween Movies for Kids to Watch This Holiday

Halloween is near, and so are the endless movie nights. What movies do you watch with your kids this Halloween? Worry not. We have curated a list of 10 great Halloween movies to have a fun yet spooky night with your loved ones. Let’s get started.

1. We Have a Ghost

This movie is about Kevin, who discovers their house is haunted by a ghost named Ernest. Kevin is excited as this could be his family’s chance to become a social media sensation. But later, when Kevin and the spirit Ernest try to find the mystery of the past, they become targets of the CIA.


2. It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)

This animated Halloween television special is based on the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz. The movie celebrates the spooky season in true Peanuts style. In the show, Linus waits for the elusive Halloween symbol to appear in the pumpkin patch.

3. Casper

This classic Halloween movie is a must-watch. In the movie, Carrigan Crittenden hires a paranormal expert Dr James Harvey to exorcise the ghosts from her mansion but things change when Harvey’s daughter meets and becomes friends with a ghost, Casper.

4. Halloweentown

If your kids love magic, then add this to your playlist. The movie revolves around Piper children who follow their Grandma Aggie, a witch, back to Halloweentown where Aggie and their mother Gwen are attacked by the dark forces. Now it’s up to the children to save their family from the evils. 

5. Monsters, Inc.

Watch this comedy Halloween movie with your entire family, you will surely have a good time. This story revolves around a friendship between a human kid and a monster. The movie starts in a town named Monstropolis, where best friends Sulley and Mike are the top scarers working at Monsters, Inc. But their lives get disrupted when a human girl enters their world, trying to become friends with the monsters. 

6. Muppets Haunted Mansion

Who doesn’t love muppets? They are fun and brave. But maybe not in this movie. The movie shows the Great Gonzo – a world-famous daredevil artiste- who has done it all, seen it all, and survived it all. But things go awry on Halloween night when the fearless Gonzo takes on the greatest challenge of his life – to spend one dreadful night in the most grinning place on Earth, The Haunted Mansion.

7. Ghostbusters (1984)

Before you start watching the recent Ghostbusters movie, revisit the classic supernatural comedy Halloween movie. After parapsychologists Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, and Bill Murray lose their positions at a university in New York City, they decide to ghost-catching business to wage a high-tech battle with the supernatural for money. However, the trio stumble upon a gateway to another dimension that will release evil upon the city. Now, it’s up to the Ghostbusters to save New York City from destruction.

8. Monster House

Monster House tells the story of three teenagers who discover that their neighbor’s house is actually a monster that hates children and goes to any length to harm them. Despite being fearful, the friends decide to destroy the heart of the house and kill it to save their neighborhood. 

9. Hotel Transylvania (2012)

This 2012 movie will surely make your little one laugh. In this Halloween movie, Count Dracula runs a high-end resort for monsters. Although he is scary, but he is overprotective of his daughter, Mavis. When a human boy named Johnny stays at the hotel, Dracula gets tensed and does his best to prevent Mavis from falling for him.

10. The Addams Family (1991) 

Your watchlist is incomplete without this 90’s classic Halloween movie, The Addams Family. In this sitcom, con artists plan to cheat an eccentric family of their vast fortune. They even find a look-alike of a long-lost family member to execute their plans but soon others sense that something is wrong and try to find the truth. 

So, fill your pantry, put on those PJs, and watch these Halloween movies with your kids and family for a memorable holiday. 

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