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12 Classic Movies You Must Watch This Halloween Season

With Halloween just around the corner, we have compiled the ultimate Halloween movie bucket list. From family classics to seasonal comedies and a few to spook the grown-ups, this list is sure to get you in the Halloween spirit.

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown
It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown

This 1966 family movie is safe for all ages as the beloved Charlie Brown and friends celebrate their own Halloween.

Halloweentown

Halloweentown
Halloweentown

A whimsical Disney film featuring Debbie Reynolds has comedy, suspense and a tiny bit of spook to keep the whole family entertained.

Casper

Casper
Casper

Who wouldn’t love the charming flick about a young girl’s friendship with everyone’s favorite curious ghost?

Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas
The Nightmare Before Christmas

Nothing says Halloween like Tim Burton, and there’s no better time to introduce the whole family to The Pumpkin King.

 

Beetlejuice

Beetlejuice
BEETLEJUICE US 1988 center MICHAEL KEATON Date 1988, Photo by Mary Evans/Geffen Film Co/Ronald Grant/Everett Collection(10301743)

Another Tim Burton classic for the whole family, this movie gives high key imagination in a creepy but fun-spirited way.

The Addams Family

The Addams Family
The Addams Family

This mysterious family and their shenanigans is a wholesome family film with just enough darkness to keep the Halloween jive.

Practical Magic

Practical Magic
Practical Magic

This chick flick has magic, romance, and margaritas- with Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman as sisters with a big secret. This magic film is great for a girls night in.

Shaun of the Dead

Shaun of the Dead
Shaun of the Dead

For the older and adult crowd, Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 comedy horror has love, life issues, and a zombie apocalypse. What more could you ask for?

John Carpenter’s Halloween (1978)

John Carpenter's Halloween (1978)
John Carpenter’s Halloween (1978)

Another for the grown-ups, it’s the perfect time to revisit the horrors of Michael Myers in Haddonfield.

 The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show
The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Another nostalgic horror comedy for the adults with a mad scientist and intriguing characters to ring in Halloween.

You’re Next

You're Next
You’re Next

For the thrill seekers, You’re Next is a terrifying and intellectual film with a surprising twist.

Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus
Hocus Pocus

Saving the best for last, Hocus Pocus is the perfect Halloween family movie. Join Max and Dani as they run amok to save the town from the witchy Sanderson Sisters.

Did your Halloween favorite make the list? Let us know in the comments!

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