Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s time to start thinking about what movies you’ll be watching to get into the season’s spirit. Here are the best Halloween movies this year, whether you’re in the mood for a scare or just some good old-fashioned fun.
Halloween is one of the best horror films ever made. It was released in 1978 and directed by John Carpenter. The movie stars Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode, a high school student stalked by Michael Myers, a masked killer who has escaped a mental hospital. Halloween is a scary, suspenseful movie that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
This classic Halloween movie is perfect for getting you into the holiday spirit. It has everything you could want in a Halloween film: witches, magic, and spooky fun. Hocus Pocus is a Disney classic that tells the story of three witch sisters resurrected on Halloween night in Salem, Massachusetts. They set out to steal the life force of children to stay alive, but they are ultimately thwarted by a teenage boy and his two friends. The film is full of humor and heart, making it a perfect choice for a family movie night.
The Nightmare before Christmas
This Tim Burton classic is a must-watch every Halloween. The story follows Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloweentown, as he becomes bored with scaring humans and decides to take over Christmas. But his plan goes awry, and he must team up with Santa Claus to save both holidays. The film contains memorable songs, fantastic characters, and beautiful stop-motion animation. It’s got a great mix of holiday cheer and spooky elements that make it a perfect Halloween movie for this time of year.
Halloween Kills is the sequel to the 2018 film Halloween. The cast includes Judy Greer as Karen Strode, Andi Matichak as Allyson Strode, and Anthony Michael Hall as Tommy Doyle.
It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
Based on the beloved Peanuts comic strip, It’s the Great Pumpkin; Charlie Brown is an animated classic about everyone’s favorite pumpkin-loving kid, Linus van Pelt.
Another Tim Burton offering, Coraline is a dark and creepy stop-motion film that’s perfect for those who like Halloween movies on the more frightening side.
The Addams Family
This film from the ’90s’90s is perfect for fans of the original TV show. It’sIt’s got the same gothic humor and macabre fun that made the show so popular, and it makes for a great Halloween watch.
Last but not least, Beetlejuice is another classic Tim Burton film perfect for Halloween viewing. It’sIt’s got all of the usual Burton weirdness, plus some truly hilarious moments that make it a must-watch every October.
Some other Halloween movies also include: Casper, Ghostbusters, The Witches, Scooby-Doo! And the Witch’s Ghost, Frankenweenie. Keep watching and enjoying.