The Ultimate List of Halloween Movies [80+ from Scary to Not-So-Scary!]

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Originally publish on 10/26/17

Nervous you’re going to binge Stranger Things on Friday and still have four days left until Halloween? No worries! Here’s the ultimate list of movies to get you in the spooky spirit for Halloween! Everything from not-so-scary to hauntingly scary films across the decades! I’ve starred some of my personal favorites. Plus included where to stream as many of that I could find!

The Ultimate List Of Movies To Get You In The Halloween Spirit

Not-So-Scary Movies To Get You In The Halloween Spirit

Edward Scissorhands*

Corpse Bride* (Netflix)


The Nightmare Before Christmas* (Netflix)

Hocus Pocus*

Halloweentown* (4 Movies)


Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Ernest Scared Stupid* (HBO GO)

Young Frankenstein (Netflix)

The Addams Family (Netflix)

The Rocky Horror Picture Show*

It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown


Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit*

The Little Shop Of Horrors

Practical Magic (Netflix)

Coraline (Netflix)

Gremlins (Netflix)

Scooby Doo (Netflix)

Sleepy Hollow (Netflix & Hulu)

Colossal (Hulu)

Heathers (Netflix)

Clue (Hulu)

Teen Wolf

Shaun of the Dead* (Showtime Anytime)

Warm Bodies*

Fun Size

The Haunted Mansion

Hotel Transylvania (multiple – some on Netflix)


Scary Movies To Get You In the Halloween Spirit:

Halloween* (10 Movies – HBO GO has Resurrection & HULU has H20)

Friday the 13th* (11 Movies)

Chucky / Child’s Play* (7 Movies – Netflix has two in the Chucky wheelhouse)

Paranormal Activity (6 Movies – I’ve actually only ever watched the first half of one of these, and then things started happening in our house and I refuse to watch them ever again)

Scream (4 Movies – HBO GO has 2 & 3)

The Ring (HBO GO)

The Amityville Horror* (16 Movies – HBO GO has the one with Ryan Reynolds which is my favorite)

Carrie (Hulu has the original, I recommend the newer version)

The Craft (Netflix)

Sinisiter (multiple)

The Possession


The Purge* (3 Movies – HBO GO has Election Year, but I would recommend skipping that one unless you are a huge Purge fan)

The Shining*

The Exorcist*

28 Days Later

Cabin In The Woods

The Conjuring* (HBO GO has 1 & 2)

Nightmare On Elm Street*


House of 1000 Corpses*

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre* (Netflix has 1 and Hulu has 2)

Saw* (8 Movies – Netflix)

Jeepers Creepers* (3 Movies)

Train to Busan* (Netflix)

The Sixth Sense (Netflix)


House of Wax*

It Follows (Netflix)

The Blair Witch Project (HBO GO)

Lights Out (HBO GO)

Hostel (Netflix)

The Funhouse Massacre (Showtime Anytime)

Cabin Fever (Hulu & Showtime Anytime)

Signs* (Hulu)

The Babadook (Netflix)

The Others*

The Descent

Drag Me To Hell

House of Manson (Hulu)

What movies would you add to this list?


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