31 Movies To Get In The Spirit Of Halloween
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31 Movies To Get In The Spirit Of Halloween

Who you gonna call? GHOSTBUSTERS!

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31 Movies To Get In The Spirit Of Halloween
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Best part about halloween are the movies. Especially Disney channel's classic halloween movies. October is the time to watch all your favorite horror and non-horror movies. I'm someone who is literally a big baby when it comes to horror movies so I've seen like three on this list but that doesn't mean I haven't heard about them.

Here's 31 movies, both horror and non-horror for my anti-horror movie people to watch throughout October.

1. "HalloweenTown" (1998)

Everyone's favorite Disney Channel movie, three sibling who weren't allowed to celebrate halloween decide to run away to their grandma and end up discovering she's a witch living amongst other halloween creatures. This classic is sure to get you pumped for halloween.

2. "Hocus Pocus" (1993)


Follow the three witches who return 300 years later after being hung for spells in 17th century who are try to hold onto immortality. And who wouldn't want to live forever, am I right?

3. "The Nightmare Before Christmas" (1993)

Follow the king of Halloween town, Jack Skellington as he somehow finds himself in Christmas town, decides to take over and kidnap Santa. Now that's Halloween-Christmas crossover done right thanks to Tim Burton.

4. "Beetlejuice" (1988)

After Adam and Barbara die in a car crash, the find themselves having to remain in their house for 150 years but find themselves having scare the Deetz family out of the house until BeetleJuice makes it his priority to marry Lydia Deetz.

What more could you ask for in a Tim Burton film?

5. "The Addams Family" (1991)

This classic follows the Addams Family trying to adapt to the outside world once they were forced outside of their home. And the theme song is sure to get stuck in your head for the rest of the month.

6. "Corpse Bride" (2005)


Literally, what would we (or more like I) do without Tim Burton? Another one of Burton's hit movies follows Victor Van Dort who ends up marrying the Corpse Bride instead of his fiancè Victoria. What more could go wrong?

7. "Ghostbusters" (1984/2016)

Who you gonna call? GHOSTBUSTERS! Follow three ghost scientists who try to get rid of spooky ghosts throughout New York. Watch the classic one, or watch the newer one. But this is a must watch before the month is over.

8. "Casper" (1995)

You know what's even better than a ghost scaring you? A ghost that just wants to be your friend and treats you like a bff.

9. "Charlie Brown: It’s The Great Pumpkin" (1966)


Charlie Brown holiday episodes are such classics to watch no matter the age.

10. "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" (1975)

Follow a young engaged couple as they find themselves stuck in a castle occupied by a mad scientist who is actually an alien transvestite. Nothing weird here or anything, just any other normal day.

11. "Jeepers Creepers" (2001)

Two siblings, Philips and Long become the target of a demonic creature in rural Florida. Florida, what a fun place to live.

12. "Coraline" (2009)

Coraline discovers a parallel universe filled with fun and excitement until she tries to escape. And those button-eyes are what nightmares are made of.

13. "The Babadook" (2014)

This film is exactly what childhood nightmares are made of.

14. "Children of the Corn" (1984)

A Stephen King short story turned horror film takes place in fictional town Gatlin, Nebraska where children of the town are enticed to murder the adults. Talk about a corn maze gone bad.

15. "Goosebumps" (1995-1998)

Okay, I know there was a 2015 movie but I love the R.L Stein books and TV show based more than anything. I remember the first I watched a Goosebumps episode and loved it. So either bust out that old VHS set or look them up online to watch.

16. "A Nightmare on Elm Street" (1984)

What else is their to do besides wake up from the dead and prey upon children in dreams? Not like you could do something else.

17. "Scream" (1996)

Follow a ghost face killer who kills teenagers living in a small town while a group of friends set out to find him while trying to survive.

18. "It" (1990/2017)

I was forced to watch the 1990 IT by two of my friends but I was actually willing to go see the new It. And I regret my decision because this is honestly what nightmares are made of. I'm afraid when walking past sewer drains. And I screamed when I saw it in the theater when I saw it in September.

But now that I'm invested I will have to force myself to see part two come 2019.

19. "Split" (2017)

You know all those personality changes you go through at certain times in your life? Kevin suffers from multiple personality disorder and has 23 personalities. Two of his darkest personalities take over Kevin's brain causing him to abduct three teenage girls. Take about jump scare moments, Split has several throughout the film.

20. "Jaws" (1975)

Basically an intensified show of Man vs. Wild or more like shark in this case. And how much more real looking could this shark get?

21. "Young Frankenstein" (1974)

Frederick, played by the one of Hollywoods best, Gene Wilder inherits his grandfathers estate and continues his experiments. Follow Frankenstein as he continuously escapes and falls in love with Frederick's wife. A halloween movie and love story all stuffed into one, what a classic.

22. "The Visit" (2015)

One of the few horror movies I've seen, thanks to my friends forcing me into watching it follows two sibling who visit their grandparents but find out they mental patients who escaped and killed their actual grandparents. Can you say fun grandma and grandpas house though?

23. "The Roommate" (2011)

Another horror or well creepy movie I've watched, and not willingly is The Roommate. Talk about a psychotic roommate who turns violent when her roommate decides to make more friends than just her. And I had to leave the room for cat in the dryer scene, I couldn't watch it.

25. "Paranormal Activity" (2007)

I have only seen the first 45 minutes of the first movie and I wussed out since I'm a big baby. But, word to the wise, never set up a camera during the night to catch supernatural activity going on. If anything, pack your bags and get the heck out. I certainly would.

24. "Freddy vs. Jason" (2003)

Serial killer Freddy Krueger befriends violent murderer Jason Voorhees to go on a killing spree but end up fighting against each. Talk about back stabbing friends, smh.

26. "The Silence of the Lambs" (1991)

Dr. Hannibal, a fantastic psychiatrist but a violent psychopath might have insight to a case so what would any normal person do to get evidence? Use the top FBI student in training to get Hannibal's help.

27. "Saw" (2004)

What's more fun than having to solve horrific puzzles in order live? Maybe trying to solve a rubiks cube instead.

28. "The Conjuring" (2013)


Like I've said before, I hate scary movies and this is probably one I will never build up enough guts to watch but for all you horror movie loving people follow the Perron family who moved into an abandon looking house in Rhode Island when they start, well basically realize it's haunted and try to get rid of their tormenter.

29. "The Exorcist" (1973)


Another horror movie I will never watch is based loosely on actual events where a young women starts acting odd, as in doing things that isn't normal for the human body. The local priest sends in an expert to perform an exorcism to get the devil out of her body. No thanks, I'll just watch stick HalloweenTown.

30. "Halloween" Franchise (1978-2002)

Let's just say this classic is follows a murder who killed his younger brother and sister decides to escape and begins stalking others.

31. "Scary Movie" Franchise (2000-2013)

Ahhhh, the scary movie franchise, my favorite. Instead of scary the crap out of their audience they take famous horror movies and turn it into a comedy. My kind of scary movie.

Whether it's watching horror movies or family-friendly movies, these classics and new movies are sure to get you in the "fright fest" of halloween.

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