Spooktacular Halloween Movies for the Kid in Everyone!

Published Monday, October 26, 2020

These seven Halloween movies are classics that I’ve grown up watching and still watch every year. Even though my brother and I are grown, my family still makes a point to come together every year and watch a least one of these together with our popcorn balls and candy corn. You can’t go wrong by choosing one of these for your own family movie night!

Hocus Pocus

Does this even need an intro? You're in for a devil of a time when three outlandishly wild witches return from 17th-century Salem after they're accidentally conjured up by some unsuspecting pranksters! It's a night full of zany fun and comic chaos once the tricky 300-year-old trio sets out to cast a spell on the town and reclaim their youth -- but first they must get their act together and outwit three kids and a talking cat!

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Hotel Transylvania

Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula’s lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed.

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The Nightmare Before Christmas

Can Christmas be saved? Bored with the same old scare-and-scream routine, Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, longs to spread the joy of Christmas. But his merry mission puts Santa in jeopardy and creates a nightmare for good little boys and girls everywhere!

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Norman must use his ability to see and speak with the dead to save his town from a centuries-old curse. In addition to spooky zombies, he’ll also have to take on mysterious ghosts, wily witches and, worst, of all, clueless grown-ups.

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Addams Family Values

A comical Gothic family tries to rescue their beloved uncle from his gold-digging new love.

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On her 13th birthday, Marnie learns she's a witch, discovers a secret portal and is transported to Halloweentown -- a magical place where ghosts and ghouls, witches and werewolves live apart from the human world. But she soon finds herself battling wicked warlocks, evil curses and endless surprises.

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Corpse Bride

A young man mistakenly weds a corpse while on a two-day trek to the village of his real bride-to-be. It is up to the groom's flesh-and-blood fiancée, who has been pining for the arrival of her intended, to face her wraith-like rival and make peace with her by promising to live her dreams for her and by vowing to remember her always. Only then is the living bride and groom free to precede with their own wedding ceremony.

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About the Author

Kelcey is an Adult Services Assistant and has been working at EPL since 2015. She previously enjoyed reading YA novels, traveling, and crafting but now she has a baby. Recently, she spends her free time reading board books and watching Mickey Mouse Clubhouse.