Must See Halloween Movies

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Must See Halloween Movies!


I’m a huge fan of movies – I love all sorts of movies. However, I would have to say that my favorite time of year to watch movies is around Halloween. There are so many fun, cute, and spooky Halloween movies. Check out the list below of family friendly Halloween Movies – you never know, you could find your new favorite movie!

You can either click the “Amazon” link or the picture of the movie and it’ll take you directly to the movie.


Hocus Pocus Halloween Movies

Hocus Pocus

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.

You can purchase on Amazon for $4 (at the time of posting).






Halloweentown I II Halloween Movies
Halloweentown I & Halloweentown II Kalabar’s Revenge

Join Marnie (Kimberly J. Brown) and her grandmother Aggie (Debbie Reynolds) as they stir up a cauldron full of comedy and adventure in two Disney Channel classics — HALLOWEENTOWN and HALLOWEENTOWN II: KALABAR’S REVENGE. On her 13th birthday, Marnie learns she’s a witch, discovers a secret portal and is transported to HALLOWEENTOWN — a magical place where ghosts and ghouls, witches and werewolves live apart from the human world. but she soon finds herself battling wicked warlocks, evil curses and endless surprises. HALLOWEENTOWN Double Feature will charm pixies, trolls and families everywhere every day of the year.

You can purchase the double feature on Amazon for $7.99 (at the time of posting).





halloweentown-high-halloween-moviesHalloweentown High

Back to school’s never been so cool or supernatural for Marnie (Kimberly J. Brown), her grandmother Aggie (Debbie Reynolds), and her family of witches in this latest chapter in the ever-popular series of HALLOWEENTOWN movies. When Marnie convinces the Halloweentown Council to send several teenagers to her high school in the mortal world, she even promises to give up her magic if any harm comes to them. But soon, Marnie and her new friends are in trouble and out of luck when the evil Knight Of The Iron Dagger appears. He’s determined to destroy all things magical, and it’s up to Marnie to save her high school, the human world, and her magic. For a bewitching good time, HALLOWEENTOWN HIGH is the perfect treat.

You can purchase on Amazon for $8.19 (at the time of posting).





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By now, everyone knows Marnie Piper (Sara Paxton, AQUAMARINE) is a witch, so it comes as no surprise when she wins a full scholarship to prestigious Witch University in Halloweentown. Excited about learning alchemy and amulets, potions and portents, Marnie travels through the portal to become Witch U’s most famous coed. But everything is not what it seems. There’s a new school rule: No magic allowed! Marnie also learns about an ancient prophecy — and it turns out she holds the key to revealing the ultimate secret. With the help of old friends Ethan (Lucas Grabeel) and Benny the Skeleton, and new friends Professor Periwinkle and Aneesa the Genie, will Marnie make the right choices in time for Halloweentown’s 1,000 Year Anniversary Celebration?

You can purchase on Amazon for $8.19 (at the time of posting).





The Little Vampire 

In this high-spirited family comedy, a kindly clan of Scottish vampires befriend a California kid who’s far from home, a boy who may become The Little Vampire. For Tony Thompson (Jonathan Lipnicki), it’s not easy being a nine year old in a new country. The young American from the big city has just moved to a small, remote village in Scotland–and now he’s having nightmares about vampires. But they aren’t nightmares; the vampires are real; and they’re harmless and friendly. Now, young Tony holds the key to the vampires greatest wish: to regain their humanity. Tony and his new friends may succeed if they can stay one step ahead of a relentless vampire hunter in this delightful supernatural family adventure.

You can purchase on Amazon for $3.96 (at the time of posting).




Casper Halloween Movies

“Ghost therapist” Dr. James Harvey (Bill Pullman) and his daughter Kat (Christina Ricci) arrive at drafty, old Whipstaff Manor. Its greedy owner, Carrigan Crittendon (Cathy Moriarty), has hired Dr. Harvey to exorcise the house’s apparitions: a friendly but lonely young ghost named Casper, who’s just looking for a friend, and his outrageous uncles Stretch, Stinkie and Fatso (The Ghostly Trio). If the plan works, she and Dibs (Eric Idle), her partner-in-slime, can get their hands on the manor’s fabled treasure. Meanwhile, Casper has found a kindred spirit in Kat, but The Ghostly Trio will not tolerate “fleshies” in their house.

You can purchase on Amazon for $4.00 (at the time of posting).





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Hotel Transylvania

Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula’s lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula (Adam Sandler) has invited all his best friends – Frankenstein and his wife, the Mummy, the Invisible Man, the Werewolf family, and more – to celebrate his beloved daughter Mavis’s (Selena Gomez) 118th birthday. For Dracula catering to all of these legendary monsters is no problem but the party really starts when one ordinary guy stumbles into the hotel and changes everything!

You can purchase on Amazon for $9.59 (at the time of posting).






Hotel Transylvania 2

In this monster comedy adventure, everything seems to be changing for the better at Hotel Transylvania! However, Drac is worried that his adorable half-human, half-vampire grandson, Dennis, isn’t showing signs of being a vampire. So while Mavis is on vacation, things get batty as Drac enlists his monster friends Frank, Murray, Wayne, and Griffin to put Dennis through a “monster-in-training” boot camp!

You can purchase on Amazon for $11.23 (at the time of posting).






Monster House

Even for a 12-year old, D.J. Walters has a particularly overactive imagination. He is convinced that his haggard and crabby neighbor Horace Nebbercracker, who terrorizes all the neighborhood kids, is responsible for Mrs. Nebbercracker’s mysterious disappearance. Any toy that touches Nebbercracker’s property, promptly disappears, swallowed up by the cavernous house in which Horace lives. D.J. has seen it with his own eyes! But no one believes him, not even his best friend, Chowder. What everyone does not know is D.J. is not imagining things. Everything he’s seen is absolutely true and it’s about to get much worse than anything D.J could have imagined.

You can purchase on Amazon for $7.02 (at the time of posting).





Spooky Buddies Halloween Movies
Spooky Buddies

Disney’s irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them far across town to a mysterious mansion where something very spooky is going on. With the help of some unexpected new friends including a friendly ghost this exciting adventure is howling-good Buddy fun. 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.

You can purchase on Amazon for $8.40 (at the time of posting).






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14 thoughts on “Must See Halloween Movies

  1. Great list! I love Casper and Monster House was a gave when the kids we’re younger. We also HAVE to watch A Nightmare Before Christmas as well (also St Christmas lol)

    • I haven’t seen Casper in forever. I’ve heard of Monster House — I suppose I should check it out, huh?
      A Nightmare Before Christmas is a movie that I’ve NEVER watched. I’m not too sure it’s something that I would be into either. However, I should probably check it out sometime. Never heard of St.Christmas, though. LOL.

      • I highly recommend Nightmare before christmas as well!!!

        • I’ll add that one! I’ve never personally seen it, but I do know that a lot of people like it. :)

  2. Love all of these family friendly movies :) Thank You! Great post as well… love all the pics!

  3. My kiddos love Hotel Transylvania and Monster House!! Such a great list, thank you for sharing all the Halloween fun!

    • I always get a kick out of Hotel Transylvania. So cute & funny!

  4. Deborah W.

    Love the list. We always watch Hocus Pocus on Halloween. It’s our tradition and so cute!

    • Glad you like it! It is a great movie, huh? I love watching it on Halloween, too!

  5. It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown 🍊😁

    • I’ve never actually seen that. LOL.

  6. jeani b

    My sister loves Hocus Pocus, I’ve never seen it myself. My daughter and I love Casper. I actually remember seeing it in the theaters when I was a tween, LOL.

  7. Pam R

    I’ve never heard of the Halloweentown movies but I think my kids would like them. We’ll have to check them out next year!

    • OMG. You have to watch them. They’re so good! Not just movies for Halloween.

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