The Best Halloween Movies to Watch with Your Goblins & Ghouls

As soon as the first September breeze hits, the Halloween decor goes up, and the “spooky” movies start playing. With a 1, 3, and 10-year-old – they can only get so spooky at my house. Here’s a list of the best Halloween movies to watch with your kids – big and small.

Pop some popcorn, grab your favorite drink, & get cozy – it’s Spooky Movie Season!

Please note: This is a comprehensive list of children’s movies. They may not be appropriate for all ages. Please pay attention to movie ratings when making a selection.

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Halloween Movies to Watch with Your Goblins & Ghouls

  • Beetlejuice (1988)
  • Casper (1995) & Caper Meets Wendy (1998)
  • Coco (2017)
  • Coraline (2009)
  • Corpse Bride (2005)
  • Don’t Look Under the Bed (1999)
  • Double, Double Toil and Trouble (1993)
  • Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)
  • Frankenweenie (2012)
  • Halloweentown (1998), Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge (2001), Halloweentown
  • High (2004), Return to Halloweentown (2006)
  • Hocus Pocus (1993) & Hocus Pocus 2 (2022)
  • Hotel Transylvania (2012), Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015), Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer
  • Vacation (2018), & Hotel Transylvania: Transformania (2022)
  • Hubie Halloween (2020)
  • It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)
  • Mom’s Got a Date with a Vampire (2000)
  • Monster House (2006)
  • Monsters, Inc. (2001) & Monsters University (2013)
  • ParaNorman (2012)
  • Phantom of the Megaplex (2002)
  • Practical Magic (1998)
  • The Addams Family (1991) & The Addams Family Values (1993)
  • The Addams Family (updated cartoon version, 2019) & The Addams Family 2 (2021)
  • The Haunted Mansion (2003) & Haunted Mansion (2023)
  • The Little Vampire (2000)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
  • The Scream Team (2002)
  • Twitches (2005) & Twitches Too (2007)
  • Under Wraps (1997 & 2021)

For a collective list of scary Halloween movies – for young and old, check out this QC Mom blog!

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