Halloween is almost here! Although the kids might not be heading out for trick or treating and there may not be any large gatherings, it’s still a holiday worth celebrating. An easy way to get in the spirit is by watching Halloween movies! Whether it’s on the days leading up to Halloween or on the holiday itself, check out these Halloween movies to watch as a family.
The Addams Family (2019)
A fun, animated twist on a classic, the whole family is sure to love The Addams Family! The kooky Addams family moves into their new home in New Jersey. However, a problem arises when home-design TV personality, Margaux, thinks that the “odd” Addams family is getting in the way of her plan for the perfect, suburban community. Interested in more? You’ll have to watch to find out!
Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Where do monsters go to unwind? Hotel Transylvania, of course! In this fun flick, Count Dracula, the owner of Hotel Transylvania, invites all the monsters to celebrate his daughter’s birthday at the resort. However, when a regular human shows up, some complications arise. Take your imagination on a trip to Hotel Transylvania for some family-friendly fun!
After his dog Sparky tragically passes away, young genius Victor Frankenstein is heartbroken. However, with some inspiration from his science teacher, he creates a reanimation formula that brings Sparky back to life! Unfortunately, the situation starts getting out of hand when others get in on the experiment and begin testing it on other dead animals, which then turn into monsters and wreak havoc around town. Will the evil monsters be stopped? Tune into Frankenweenie to find out!
A Disney classic, people of all ages will love Halloweentown. Marnie has always loved Halloween, and when her grandmother, Aggie, comes to visit, she finds out she’s from a family of witches! In fact, Marnie is a witch herself. She then comes to find out that Aggie is actually from a place far, far away: Halloweentown. While Aggie wants to begin witch training with Marnie, a larger problem arises. A curse has been cast over Halloweentown! Marnie works together with her siblings and her grandma to save the day. If you can’t get enough of Halloweentown, there’s also Halloweentown 2, Halloweentown High, and Return to Halloweentown. Perhaps you can have a movie marathon!
The Haunted Mansion (2003)
Hilariously spooky, Eddie Murphy stars in this classic film. While the Evers kids are begging to go on vacation, their real estate parents say they have to make one stop at a house before they hit the road. This brings them to an elegant and ancient mansion. Unfortunately, a storm prohibits them from leaving, trapping them in the mansion for the night. While the Evers family plans to leave ASAP, the owner of the home has other plans. Follow the Evers family members for an eventful night at the Haunted Mansion!
Hocus Pocus (1993)
Practically the ultimate Halloween classic, if the kids haven’t seen Hocus Pocus, now is the time. Max and his sister Dani have just moved to Salem, Massachusets when they’re exploring an abandoned house with their new friend Allison. All of the sudden, Max accidentally releases a coven of three witches! The kids then must spend the night searching for the witches and stealing their spellbook to save the day. This cute, family-friendly movie is sure to be a hit with family members of all ages.
Whether you’re spending Halloween night in, or you want to get your family in the Halloween spirit, these Halloween movies are sure to do the trick. Grab some popcorn, or even better, Halloween candy, and cozy up on the couch to enjoy! Looking for more family fun? Check out our blog, Get Creative with These Pumpkin Carving Ideas!
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