11 Best Halloween Movies For Kids That Will Keep Them Awake All Night

Are you having second thoughts on choosing the best Halloween movies for your kids? Not only adults enjoy scary movies but youngsters also loves little fright as well.

Do you remember when you’re still a kid and it was scary at the same time fun watching spooky movies with your family. If you haven’t experience this yet then let me share with you the all time favorite Halloween movies for kids and watch it with your young ones.

1. Hocus Pocus (1993)

Hocus Pocus

Who doesn’t love a Halloween movie where in it involves a talking cat, three witches, haunted house and some magic? 

The story is about a boy who stops the 3 evil witches to become immortal and was turned into a cat 300 years ago. Now, once again the three evil witches will attempt to become immortal and this time the boy will stop them for good. With the help of his friends watch how the story uncovers on the night of the Halloween. 



2. Casper (1995) 

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So who remembers Casper the friendly ghost? This was a hit in 90’s and also there was a cartoon show for this movie.  If you’re not familiar with this movie then you’re not that old.

The story is about three scary ghost and one friendly ghost who’s name is Casper. They lived in an old mansion wherein they will scare away the ones who wants to live there. After sometime a father and daughter moved in to this mansion and also was spooked by the trio but they got no choice but stay there. So the daughter meets Casper for the first time and she was not afraid at all so that’s when their friendship started. Uncover the adventure they had by watching this awesome Halloween movie for kids.


3. Monster House (2006)

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This movie is about three kids who thinks that their neighbor’s house is hunted. Little did they know that the house is really hunted and has a life of itself.

Watch how DJ and his friends discovers what is the story behind the hunted house and why it hunts anything that approaches his territory and also about the old man who died there.



4. Goosebumps (2015)

Goosebumps 2015

If you’re an avid fan of Goosebumps when its only available on books then this is the right movie for you.

The story is about mysterious author and his monster books that when you open it, all the incredible creatures will come to life.

Now Zach a teenager who just move in and new to the neighborhood meets this beautiful named “Hannah” which is the girl next door. Little did he know that the mysterious author was Hannah’s father and when he visited her house he accidentally open a book. Unbelievable monsters are set free and rampaging around town so now its up to them to stop and return the monsters back into the book.


5. Hotel Transylvania (2012)

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This one of the all time favorite animation Halloween movie for kids. Not only just for kids but the whole family to enjoy.

This story revolves around Dracula where he is the owner of a hotel called “Hotel Transylvania”. This hotel is not your normal hotel since the accommodation is not for humans but for all kinds of monsters. From family of mummies, werewolves and other mystical beings.

Now a camper human got lost and stumbled upon his hotel. When Dracula’s daughter named “Maven” and the human meet it was love at first sight. Its up to Drac now to scare the human since its not normal for monster to fall in love with humans.

There are already several sequels for this movie make sure to check them out.


6. The Addams Family (1991)

the adams family 1991

If you want to watch a classic spooky movie with your young ones then I suggest The Addams Family will be the right choice.

This movie is about a mysterious family where in individual member has its own unique characteristic. Aside from the members there’s also the hand which is also a part of the family.

The story will make you enjoy at the same time spook you out. As you watch you will uncover the mysteries of the family which a con artist is after their hidden wealth. Trap doors, hidden dungeons and lot more surprises for you.


7. Ghostbusters (1984)

Ghostbusters 1984

Are you familiar with this line? “There is something strange in the neighborhood, who you’re gonna call? Ghostbusters!” If you’re not then you’re not that old. Seriously, this is one of the best scary movie that time.

The story is about a group of friends who made a living trapping or sealing ghost, demons and other paranormal beings.

Watch them on how they manage to equip themselves to fend off this paranormal beings.


8. The House With a Clock in Its Walls (2018)


You know when a movie is great when Jack Black is part of the cast.

This movie revolves around a young orphaned boy named Lewis and his uncle (Jack Black) whose house or rather mansion is little mysterious. Little did Lewis know that his very own uncle is a warlock and has magical powers. As soon Lewis discovers everything about his uncle and also the mysterious ticking sounds on the wall that he keeps on hearing then his uncle told him everything about it and there is an evil wizard who is hunting them.

Unravel the mysteries of the ticking sound of the mysterious clock on the wall as you watch this awesome Halloween movies with your kids.


9. Corpse Bride (2005)

Corpse Bride 2005

This movie is One of Tim Burton best animation Halloween movies for kids. Even adults can relate to this amazing movie.

The story is about a young man who accidentally married a ghost. But before that he was supposed to be married to a different woman. He was lost in the woods that’s when she met his corpse bride. The story revolves upon love and choices, added to that with a unique feel from the characters and that what makes this movie an Oscar-nominated.


10. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

The nightmare before christmas - Best animation Halloween movie for kids

Another one of Tim Burton’s epic movie. Where in the main character Jack Skellington is already fed up with Halloween. One day he stumbled upon Christmas town where in he got a great idea for their Halloween to be just like the Christmas town. So all of his companions such as ghouls, bats and goblins decided to do it as well but they don’t have even a clue.

Be amaze how Jack planned everything out and how it ended. Make sure to watch this movie and comment your opinions below.


11. Gremlins (1984)

Gremlins movie 1984 Best halloween movies for kids and adult

Don’t be fooled by their cute adorable furry faces because even a tiny drop of water will turn them into hideous scary critters. Also they quickly multiply in numbers. But that’s not yet the worst part of them, the worst part is that they attack and destroy everything they encounter.

Watch and enjoy the story on how did the main character acquire this mysterious creature.

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