It’s officially spooky season, so grab your boo and turn on your tv because we did some digging and came up with the holy-grail must-watch Halloween movie list. Thrillers, Comedy, Fantasy… No matter what type of genre you’re into, there is a movie on this list that is calling your name. We know it’s Halloween season, but there are no tricks here (only treats)! Grab the popcorn and let the spook-sesh begin.
Starring: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, & Kathy Najimy
We’re starting you off strong with this ultimate classic, Hocus Pocus! We have a whole lot of love for Hocus Pocus because it gives childhood nostalgia, AND it’s also just as good watching it as an adult as it was when we watched it as kids. Before you run off and watch Hocus Pocus 2 (which just came out!), be sure to watch the OG Hocus Pocus and find out what type of magic you are getting yourself into.
Join the Sanderson Sisters here!
Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran, & Donald Pleasence
Let’s keep it going with the classic films. Everyone has seen Halloween; the series (much like Michael Myers) never seems to die off! And for those of you who haven’t seen Halloween, well, what are you waiting for?! Click here to binge the Halloween series and many more fright-filled movies. Good luck, and P.S., we don’t recommend watching it alone!
Starring: Johnny Depp, Emily Watson, & Helena Bonham Carter
If you love The Nightmare Before Christmas, you will be obsessed with Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride. Victor Van Dort, voiced by Johnny Depp, forgets his vows at his wedding rehearsal and runs off to the forest to practice in front of a tree and places the wedding ring on an upturned root. The root is actually the finger of a dead bride Emily, Voiced by Helena Bonham Carter, and she takes him away to the Land of the Dead.
Take a journey to the Land of the Dead here!
Scary Movie 3
Starring: Anna Faris, Charlie Sheen, Leslie Nielsen
This one is for all of our comedy lovers. If you’re a big fan of comedy movies and Halloween time, you’ve likely seen this movie a dozen times, but why don’t we make it a dozen and one? It’s a classic; that’s just what you do! Halloween is one of the spookiest times of the year, so what’s better than a scary movie parody to lighten the mood?
Get your laugh on here!
Hotel Transylvania 1 & 2
Starring: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Selena Gomez, David Spade, & CeeLo Green
This has to be one of the cutest Halloween movies we’ve ever seen. If you’re looking for a light-hearted, family-friendly watch, this one should be at the top of your list. Selena Gomez is adorable as ever as Mavis and the rest of this star-studded cast, including Adam Sandler and David Spade; you are sure to be laughing the whole way through!
Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, & LaKeith Lee Stanfield
Eeeek! This is for you psychological-thriller fans out there. Get Out is claimed to be “one of the best movies of the 21st century” by many critics, and for good reason. It can be quite disturbing and will leave you on your toes throughout most of the film. Get cozy, pop some popcorn, and snuggle up because your mouth is sure to drop when you see the turn of events that occurs in this thriller…
Click here to find out how it ends!
Happy Death Day
Starring: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, & Ruby Modine
We know it sounds odd, but Happy Death Day truly is a comedy, horror, and slasher movie all in one. Critics describe this movie as “Groundhog Day meets Scream,” so if that sounds like something you’d be into, then this should definitely be at the top of your list of movies to watch this Halloween season.
Starring: Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci, & Cathy Moriarty
How about we end on a lighter note for this last movie? How could we forget this childhood favorite? Casper is the friendliest ghost you know and is sure to brighten the mood at your Halloween gathering. This movie is sure to give all the childhood nostalgia, so be sure to watch it after a scary movie to help you sleep at night. This is the perfect touch for a night with the “ghouls” or a date night with your Boo!
Surprise! You can watch the BEST Halloween movies of all time through our partner, Sling TV, throughout the entire year! Enjoy a mix of classics, spooky-gory, and family favs all in one spot with a membership at Sling TV. They have a range of monthly memberships starting at just $35 a month but don’t forget, the first month, you will get half off! The best part is, once spooky season is behind us, the classic (& cozy!) seasonal movies will fill the void and be there to binge throughout the holidays. Sling TV has you covered all year round.
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