Get into the Halloween season by curling up with some candy and popcorn to enjoy these classic films with the kids, plus a few frightful options for adults looking for more of a scare.
It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown (G): Follow Charlie Brown and his friends through leaves, trick or treating, and all fall has to offer. Since 1966, Charlie Brown continues to win the hearts of children and parents everywhere. ©ABC
E.T. (PG): Explore the life of a sweet alien lost on earth who finds his way with the help of children who befriend him. ©Universal Pictures/Amblin Entertainment
Ghostbusters (PG): Whether you watch the 1984 version or the 2016, you are in for a good laugh, cast, and all things supernatural. ©Columbia Pictures
Beetlejuice (PG): If you are looking for a ghost story and a good laugh, this is surely one for the whole family to see. ©Warner Bros.
Hocus Pocus (PG): Enjoy everything witchcraft with this ‘90s classic, taking place in Salem, Massachusetts. @Disney, Inc.
The Addams Family 1991 (PG-13): Based off of the 1964 television series, the family of ghouls comically interact with their human counterparts in hilarious situations. ©Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer
Monsters Inc. (G): A fun and animated world of monsters that is fun for the kids and for parents. @Disney, Inc.
The Harry Potter Series (PG, PG-13): This incredible series of movies and books bring wizards and the supernatural to life. The eight-movie series varies in rating, so depending on which film you watch, it is important to look into ahead of time. Most are rated PG. ©Warner Bros.
Halloween (R): The original thriller came out in 1978, and is being remade with its lead actress, Jamie-Lee Curtis, this year! Of course, another one to watch while the kids are not around. @Compass International Pictures
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (PG-13): A ‘90s classic about a teenage vampire hunter who takes on supernatural beings in her town. @WB Television Network
The X Files (PG-13): Based off of its TV series, the movie plays on everything we can’t help but love to watch: crime and extraterrestrials. ©20th Century Fox
Scream (R): For those looking for a bit of a scare when the kids are away, this 1996 movie does just that. ©Dimension Films
The Conjuring (R): A more modern horror from 2013 that investigates a family’s paranormal experiences at home (the scariest part is some of the plot is based on a true story). ©New Line Cinema
Throw your own Halloween movie night with your family, and use this printable to keep track of all the classics you’ve watched!
Printable Halloween Movie Checklist
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