If watching Disney Channel was a fundamental part of your childhood, there is no way you missed “Halloween Town” in the month of October. When Marnie finds out she comes from a family of witches on her 13th birthday, her whole life is turned upside as she follows her Grandma to Halloweentown. Reminisce the good old days of before we found out candy corn was gross with this childhood throwback....
The Nightmare before Christmas
While no other movie has successfully made a Halloween and a Christmas movie in one, “The Nightmare Before Christmas” is undeniably spooky throughout the entirety of the movie. You can’t go wrong with Tim Burton if you’re trying to get into the Halloween spirit but Jack Skellington and his ghost pup, Zero, take the cake when it comes to classics....
Calling all witchy women, this movie is for you. The craft highlights the lives of a small girl gang in the mid-90s who attempt to practice witchcraft in high school. As you could imagine, as soon as the spells start actually working things get a little out of hand. This movie is full of nineties pop culture and fashion and will be sure to entertain your spooky side.
What’s the number one way to get into the Halloween spirit? Getting yelled at by a crazy old man and eaten by a house. “Monster House” is a childhood classic, and never fails to scare and entertain. The animation in this movie is stunning, and it brings comedy as well as spooky moments.
We are throwing it back to the nineties with this infamous Halloween horror story. While the special effects will be sure to make you laugh now, the suspense will still have you on the edge of your seat.
The Addams Family (1991)
“They're creepy and they're kooky/ Mysterious and spooky/ They're all together ooky/ The Addams Family.” What else needs to be said about the freakiest family in the Halloween world? I think every teenage girl could relate to Wednesday Addams at some point.
Yet another Tim Burton classic and no Halloween is complete without an undead romance. It’s a story of star-crossed lovers… except they’re six feet under.
It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang have been charming the world with their Halloween story since 1966. With classic lines from Linus like, “I didn’t know you were gonna kill it!” when Lucy starts carving the pumpkin and Charlie’s infamous, “I got a rock” when comparing trick or treat goodies. This feel-good favorite will be sure to get you in the spirit....
Have you had enough Tim Burton yet? We haven’t. Edward Scissorhands is a surprisingly heartwarming tale of an outsider finding his place in the world.
Nightmare on Elm Street
One… Two… Freddy’s coming for you. “Nightmare on Elm Street” is one of the great horror classics, and it never fails to terrify children and ruin sleep schedules for weeks to come. From Freddy’s knife-glove to his distorted pizza face, “Nightmare on Elm Street” has given us so many recognizable images that it cements itself in Halloween history. If you hear the screeching of his glov...
Friday the 13th
A day of bad luck always brings about the serial killings of camp counselors having a bit to much fun. This movie kicked off the series starring the classic hockey mask wearing, machete-wielding psycho killer. Even though this movie has its fair share of cheesy dialogue and deaths, it’s accompanied by captivating cinematography, great sound design, a stunning soundtrack, and amazing dummy work that's r...
The Blair Witch Project
The film that gave way for the found film genre, except this one did it well. The movie follows three film students who've traveled to the small town of Burkittsville, Maryland to research and document the Blair Witch, a mythical killer. The film follows the trio as they proceed to find artificial rock formations and creepy wooden dolls, and eventually disappear forever, with only the found footage...
This one’s a no-brainer. I mean, it’s named after the holiday itself. This movie combines classic horror cheesiness with genuine terrifying scenes. It also brings us the eerie, but classic, theme song that sends chills down your spine. If you wanna get into the Halloween spirit while simultaneously getting terrified, this is definitely the film to do so.