Today I’m sharing 30 of The Best Halloween Movies for Kids and Families to watch this October. Both kids and adults will love this list of the best, most popular, and classic Halloween movies!
The Best Halloween Movies for Kids and Families to Watch
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Who’s ready for a month long marathon of the best Halloween movies? With Halloween being one of our family’s absolute favorite time of the year, today I’m sharing a super fun roundup of The Best Halloween Movies for Kids and Families to Watch.
To me, there’s nothing better than curling up on the couch with a bowl of popcorn (paired with one of my tasty homemade desserts) and having a fun movie night with the kids while watching one of our favorite Halloween movies together.
And although I personally love a good scary movie, I like being able to watch age appropriate movies with the kids, so this list is full of non-horror, not-scary Halloween movies that are light-hearted and cute.
In today’s post you’ll find a list of the best Halloween movies for kids and the best Halloween movies for families, with all the recommended age ranges listed beside them. Even better I’m linking everything below so you can easily shop or stream all the best Halloween movies from the comfort of your home!
30 of The Best Halloween Movies for Kids and Families
Fall and Halloween movies are always my favorite, so today I’ve rounded up 30 of The Best Halloween Movies for Kids and Families to watch this Halloween season.
All of the Halloween movies on this list will definitely get you into the Halloween spirit and I’ve included both kid-friendly and family-friendly Halloween movies.
From popular classics like Hocus Pocus and The Nightmare Before Christmas to animated favorites like It’s a Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown, there’s the perfect Halloween movie for everyone!
And to keep you extra organized this October, I’ve included printable movie lists as well as a Free 31 Days of Halloween Movies Printable Calendar with the best Halloween movies to watch all month long!
15 Best Halloween Movies for Kids
If you’re looking for the perfect list of kid-friendly Halloween movies to watch, then look no further! From total Halloween movie classics to animated Halloween movies that all ages will love, here are 15 of the Best Halloween Movies for Kids.
Even better, you can shop all of these kid-friendly Halloween movies on Amazon by clicking any of the photos/links below or shop the whole list on my Amazon Shop Here.
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Casper (Ages 8+) – This kid-friendly Halloween movie is one of my personal favorites! You can’t help but love Casper the friendly ghost.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (All Ages) – This Tim Burton classic is always a favorite to watch in our house. We adore all the fun songs too!
E.T. the Extra Terrestrial (Ages 6+) – This out of this world movie featuring the cutest Extra Terrestrial is another classic Halloween movie and super fun for the entire family to watch!
Monster House (All Ages) – This fun kid’s movie shows just what might happen when you go into the neighbor’s creepy looking yard. Our family really loves watching this one every year!
Hotel Transylvania Series (All Ages) – This hilarious movie series with Adam Sandler as a cranky Vampire Dad, will have both the kids and adults laughing out loud!
Paranorman (All Ages) – In this fun Halloween movie, Norman must save the town from a centuries-old curse by talking to the dead. My boys always enjoy this one and it has a lot of laughs in it.
Toy Story of Terror (All Ages) – If you love Toy Story, then you’ll love this cute and short Halloween movie where the toys must rescue Mr. Potato Head!
Double, Double Toil and Trouble (All Ages) – Anyone else used to be obsessed with Mary Kate & Ashley? This Halloween movie is a total classic and always fun to watch every Halloween season.
The Little Vampire (Ages 8+) – In this adorable movie, the Little Vampire seeks out to help his new vampire friends re-gain their humanity. This movie is very kid-friendly and cute!
Frankenweenie (Ages 8+) – This heartwarming Tim Burton movie is about a boy and his dog – with a fun franken-twist.
Monster’s Inc (All Ages) – This is one of my personal favorite Pixar movies and despite the name, it isn’t scary at all! It’s super cute, funny, and light-hearted for the whole family!
Scooby Doo (Ages 10+) – Scooby dooby doo, where are you? This 4 pack of Halloween movies is the perfect gift for any Scooby Doo/Halloween lover! Watch as they Mystery Gang goes on some fun and adventures.
Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman/Frankenstein (All Ages) – Who doesn’t love Alvin and the Chipmunks? These Halloween movies are not scary and have fun Halloween songs in them you can sing/dance along to with your little ones.
Mickey’s House of Villains (All Ages) – My boys absolutely love watching this Mickey Halloween movie again and again. It’s appropriate for all ages, and even young toddlers will love it.
It’s a Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (All Ages) – A Halloween movie marathon wouldn’t be complete without this classic Charlie Brown movie! It’s so cute and everyone will love it!
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Ready for a fun Halloween movie night with the family? Both adults and kids alike will want to watch these Halloween movies again and again! Check out the list of 15 of the Best Halloween Family Movies below.
Best Halloween Family Movies
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Hocus Pocus (Ages 8+) – My absolute favorite Halloween movie to watch every year! I love the Sanderson Sisters and this is a total must-watch!
Goosebumps (Ages 8+) – As a huge fan of watching Goosebumps series when I was younger, I was so happy when this movie came out! Our family loves watching this every Halloween season.
Halloweentown Series (Ages 7+) – You’ll all want to visit Halloweentown after watching these cute Disney movies. The entire town is the epitome of Halloween and it’s super fun!
The Haunted Mansion (Ages 8+) – How would you like to move into a house that had 999 ghosts living in it? That’s what this funny Halloween movie is all about, and your family will love it!
Tower of Terror (Ages 10+) – This Halloween mystery movie is all about the creepy, Tower of Terror where 5 people mysteriously vanished years ago. This is one of my personal favorites.
The Witches (Ages 9+) – This movie is based on the cute book by Ronald Dahl and is about a young boy who must stop the evil witches who turned him into a mouse!
The Addams Family (Ages 7+) – If you don’t watch the Addams Family (AKA the spookiest, cooky-iest family around) for Halloween, then you’re totally missing out!
Ghostbusters (Ages 10+) – Who ya gonna call? GHOSTBUSTERS! Is it really Halloween season without these classic 80s movies?
Beetlejuice (Ages 10+) – Another Halloween movie classic is Beetlejuice! It’s funny, creepy, and will keep you entertained!
Gremlins (Ages 10+) – Gremlins is such a fun and cute movie and a total Halloween movie classic in my book!
Teen Witch (Ages 13+) – This 80’s movie is super cute and one of my faves! Wouldn’t it have been so nice to have became a witch in highs chool and use a little magic?
Edward Scissorhands (Ages 13+) – This movie is about Edward, a boy who might look different, but is as charming as they come. It’s a Halloween must-see.
The Mummy (Ages 13+) – If you love a bit of history, mixed with action, and a dash of spooky, then you’ll love the Mummy Trilogy of movies! These movies are geared more towards older kids and adults so keep that in mind before letting little ones watch it.
Harry Potter Series (Ages 10+) – Although you can watch these year-round, Halloween is the perfect time to break out Harry Potter!
Matilda (Ages 9+) – You might be wondering why Matilda is on this list of Halloween movies, and honestly it’s just too cute not to include! Plus, who wouldn’t love to have the powers Matilda has?
Printable Halloween Movie Calendar
Want to watch a movie a day for the entire month of October? I’ve got you covered with this printable calendar! Feel free to switch up the order, but print it out and mark out each movie you watch all month long.
I can’t wait to start the Halloween movie marathon with my boys this year! If you and your family end up using this Halloween Movie Calendar, please tag me on social media @cara_kindlyunspoken!
Hope you enjoyed today’s post on The Best Halloween Movies for Kids and Families to Watch. I’m definitely team Hocus Pocus and Casper, but what’s your favorite Halloween movie in the bunch? Let me know in the comments below!
Thanks for stopping by!- Cara
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