These family friendly Halloween movies are sure to raise some spirits!
It's spooky season! The time for all the ghosts and ghouls to come out and haunt the living.
After you're done trick or treating, what better way is there to celebrate Halloween than by having a family Halloween movie night using your hauntingly impressive home projector?
That’s why we put together a list of family friendly Halloween movies. Spooky enough for the kids to enjoy the season but nothing too scary.
We ranked them based on our own childhood nostalgia. We included the IMDB score, the age appropriateness of each film and where to stream it. We've got all the Halloween movies on Netflix, Disney+, Hulu, Amazon and more. These Halloween movies for families are sure to make your Allhallows Eve a spooky success!
What do you think about our rankings? Would you change the order? Are we missing any movies? Let us know in the comments down below.
Beetlejuice is one of the best classic family Halloween movies. Hilariously dark. One of Michael Keaton’s best performances.
A newly deceased ghost couple tries desperately to scare away the new family that moved into their home. When all else fails, to get rid of the new owners of the home they call in the professional poltergeist: Beetlejuice. things don’t go as planned...
After moving to Salem, Mass., a teenager explores an abandoned house with his sister and their new friend. After dismissing an ancient story , they accidentally free a coven of bumbling evil witches. Undisputed modern classic.
Young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician despite his family’s ban on music. Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a trickster named Héctor, the two new friends go on an extraordinary journey to discover the real story behind Miguel's family history.
Nightmare Before Christmas
Jack Skellington is Halloweentown's beloved Pumpkin King, who has become bored with the same annual routine. When Jack happens upon Christmastown, he gets a new lease on life. Produced by Tim Burton. Great for Halloween and Christmas.
A scientist builds an animated human being -- the gentle-hearted Edward. He dies before he can finish assembling Edward, leaving the young man with scissor blades instead of hands. A suburban saleswoman finds Edward and takes him home, where he falls for her daughter. However, he is seen by others as an outcast. Johnny Depp’s breakout role. One of Tim Burton’s most iconic movies.
Walace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit
Wallace and his dog, Gromit, make their feature debut here. After starting an extermination business, they soon land a job from an alluring woman to stop a giant rabbit from destroying the town's crops. Both Wallace and the stuffy Victor vie for the lady's affections.
Casper is a kind young ghost who peacefully haunts a mansion in Maine. When a specialist tries to communicate with Casper and his fellow spirits, he brings along his teenage daughter, Kat. Casper falls in love with Kat, but their relationship is complicated not only by his ghostiness, but also by his troublemaking ghost family.
Based on the 1960’s sitcom. When a man claiming to be Fester, the missing brother of Gomez Addams, arrives at the Addams' home, the family is thrilled. However, Morticia suspects the man is a fraud. With the help of lawyer Tully Alford (Dan Hedaya), Fester manages to get the Addams clan evicted from their home. Gomez realizes he must challenge Fester. The most iconic performance of late actor Raul Julia’s career.
Monsters Incorporated is the largest scare factory in the monster world, and Sully is one of its top scarers. He is a huge, intimidating monster with blue fur and horns. His scare assistant, best friend and roommate is Mike, a green, opinionated, little one-eyed monster. Visiting from the human world is Boo, an adorable tiny girl who goes where no human has ever gone before.
When monsters want to take a vacation, they go to Count Dracula's Hotel Transylvania, a resort where they can be themselves without humans around to bother them. One weekend, Dracula invites the Invisible Man, the Mummy and others to celebrate the 118th birthday of his daughter. However, an unforeseen complication unfolds when an ordinary human unwittingly crashes the party.
After a team of scientists lose their positions at a university in New York City, they decide to become supernatural exterminators to wage a battle with the supernatural for money. They find a gateway that will release evil upon the city. The Ghostbusters must now save New York from the apocalypse.
Song of the Sea
An Irish youth learns that his mute sister is a selkie who must find her voice and free supernatural creatures from the spell of a Celtic goddess (Fionnula Flanagan).
It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown
Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang celebrate Halloween while Linus waits for the arrival of Great Pumpkin.
Bride of Frankenstein
After recovering from injuries sustained in the mob attack upon himself and his creation, Dr. Frankenstein falls under the control of his former mentor, who insists the doctor resume his experiments in creating new life. The Monster remains on the run from those who want to destroy him without understanding that his intentions are generally good.
The Little Vampire
After he moves to Scotland with his parents, an only child struggles to make friends at his new school. But he is bullied and picked on, and has little hope of overcoming his miserable new life. Then he meets a kid vampire with whom he becomes very close. But, when Rudolph's life and the whole vampire race are threatened by a vampire hunter, he must find the courage to save his best friend.
A family gets a big shock when they follow grandma home to Halloweentown, and find out they come from a family of witches. The town is the only place where supernatural beings can lead a `normal' life, but trouble is looming.
The Corpse Bride
Victor and Victoria's families have arranged their marriage. Though they love each other, Victor is nervous about the wedding. While he's in a forest practicing his lines for the wedding, a tree branch drags him to the land of the dead. It belongs to a girl who was murdered after eloping with her love and wants to marry Victor. Victor must get back before Victoria marries the villainous Barkis Bittern.
Upset about moving from the big city to a small town, a young man finds a silver lining when he meets his beautiful neighbor. The teen is surprised to learn that her mysterious father is R.L. Stine, the famous author of the best-selling "Goosebumps" series. When he accidentally unleashes the monsters from the fantastic tales, they must return the beasts back to the books where they belong.
Brian isn't scared of the monster under the bed. On the contrary, when he gets to know a wild-eyed boogeyman, the pair become friends. They travel into the netherworld of monsters, where they have a great time making mischief in the lives of sleeping children. But Brian's opinion of his new friend and his freewheeling lifestyle changes when he finds that he is turning into a monster himself.
Young Victor Frankenstein is a science nerd and outsider at school, but he does have one good friend: his dog, Sparky. Tragedy strikes, and Sparky shuffles off this mortal coil. Victor is heartbroken, but his teacher gives him an idea of how to bring Sparky back to life. The experiment is successful, and all goes well, until it doesn’t.
A gadget salesman is looking for a gift for his son and finds one in Chinatown. The shopkeeper doesn’t want to sell him the `mogwai' but finally does with the warning to never get him wet, expose him to bright light, or to feed him after midnight. But, a gang of gremlins do just that and decide to tear up the town on Christmas Eve.
No adults believe three youths’ story that a neighboring residence is a dangerous living creature. With Halloween approaching, the kids must find a way to destroy the house before innocent trick-or-treaters meet ghastly ends.
The Addams Family (2019)
Members of the mysterious and spooky Addams family are readily preparing for a visit from their even creepier relatives. But trouble soon follows when a shady TV personality realizes that the Addams' mansion is standing in the way of her business deal.
Ernest: Scared Stupid
Ernest P. Worrell is working as a garbage collector in a small Missouri town. Despite the warnings of superstitious local old lady, he accidentally frees troll Trantor, a slimy creature confined under a tree for 200 years. Trantor changes some kids into wooden dolls and turns Ernest's dog, Rimshot, into a log. Ernest then teams up with the old lady to get rid of the beast and save the day.
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Ernest The shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large in the small town of Mill Valley for generations. Young Sarah Bellows turns her tortured life and horrible secrets into a series of scary stories. These spooky tales soon become all too real for a group of teens who stumble upon Sarah's spooky house.
Young Norman Babcock can talk to the dead -- and he often prefers their company to that of the living. Norman gets word from his uncle that a witch's curse on their town is real and about to come true, and only Norman can stop it. When zombies start to rise, Norman must summon all his courage to push his paranormal abilities to the limit to save the townspeople.
Creature From The Black Lagoon
A strange new creature is found in the forest, and a group of scientists intends to determine if the find is an anomaly or evidence of an undiscovered beast. The scientists must brave the most dangerous pieces of land in South America.
While exploring her new home, a girl named Coraline discovers a secret door that leads to an alternate world that closely mirrors her own but, in many ways, is better. She is excited about her discovery, until Other Mother and the rest of her parallel family try to keep her there permanently.
With hundreds of cases solved and adventures shared, Scooby and the gang face their biggest, most challenging mystery ever -- a plot to free the ghost dog Cerberus upon the world. As they try to stop this global dog-pocalypse, they discover that Scooby has a secret legacy and a destiny greater than anyone imagined
While staying at a hotel in England with his grandmother, two kids inadvertently spy on some witches. The Grand High Witch reveals a plan to turn all children into mice through a magical formula. When they find that one of the kids overheard, the witches test the formula on him. Now, they must fight back against the witches.
Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie
Roo and his friend Lumpy set out to find the Gobloon, a creature that has the ability to grant wishes. But, if the Gobloon catches them first, Roo and Lumpy will be turned into jaggerdy lanterns.
The Haunted Mansion
A workaholic real estate agent is accused by his wife of neglecting his kids, so he takes the family on a vacation. The family stops off at a sinister mansion, only to discover it's haunted. Together, they must break the house’s curse.
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad
Two animated adaptations of classic literature make up this Disney film. In "The Wind in the Willows," wealthy Mr. Toad yearns for all the newest fads. When he wants an car, Mr. Toad tries to get one anyway he can. In "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," schoolmaster Ichabod Crane falls for the beautiful Katrina Van Tassel. Caught in a love triangle with Katrina and Brom Bones, Ichabod fears a local legend called the Headless Horseman.
In a race against a no-good hound, a group of dogs and their new friends, Pip, Zelda, Rodney and Skip, must defeat Warwick the Warlock and save the world.
After a clash of egos forced Mystery Inc. to close its doors, Scooby-Doo and his cohorts are individually summoned to Spooky Island to investigate a series of paranormal incidents.
Muppets Hauntd Mansion
One of the most loved theme-park rides at Disney meets the fan favorite muppet, Gonzo. In this 50-minute Disney+ special, Gonzo accepts a challenge to spend a night in the spooky mansion. Chilling hilarity ensues.
Toy Story of Terror
Based on the Toy Story films. Woody, Buzz and the gang go on a halloween adventure where they must solve the mystery of why everyone is disappearing.
Scared Shrekless is a 26-minute computer-animated Halloween horror comedy television special, set shortly after the events of Shrek Forever After. Shrek gets in the Halloween spirit by challenging his friends to come up with scary stories. But the gang learn that they'll have to spend the night in a haunted castle before the winner is named.
Double Double Toil and Trouble
Full House’s Olsen twins try to trick an evil aunt out of a magic moonstone to save their family home.
The Dog Who Saved Halloween
A talking dog voiced byJoey Lawrence finds a haunted house, a creepy neighbor and a scary canine with the voice of Mayim Bialik. First reunion of Lawrence and Bialik since they starred together in the 90’s sitcom Blossom. So bad it's good!
The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-A-Ween
When Melvin tries to cancel Halloween, his best friends Harold and George create their own spooky holiday -- and it's a huge success. A must-see for any fan of Captain Underpants.
Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein
In the first of Abbott and Costello's horror movies for Universal Pictures, the comic duo star as railway baggage handlers in Florida. When a pair of crates belonging to a house of horrors museum are mishandled by Costello, the museum's director demands that they deliver them personally so that they can be inspected for insurance purposes, but Lou's friend Abbott has grave suspicions.
Don’t Look Under The Bed
A no-nonsense teenager who refuses to believe in the supernatural is confronted with the bogeyman under her bed. When somebody starts to play pranks in her neighbourhood, she is framed, but when she realises that the root of her problem is the bogeyman, she is forced to change her mind about the world of the supernatural.
Four friends are hired to solve the mystery of a haunted castle. Each of the friends is driven by different motivations - whether it is for science, romance or monetary gain - but finding the real ghost is their ultimate goal.
Super Monsters Save Halloween
The Super Monsters use their powers to get their neighbors in the Halloween spirit, then help a friend see that there is really nothing to be afraid of.
Curious George: A Halloween Boofest
George and Allie visit Renkins' farm on Halloween and learn of a scary legend about a scarecrow who attacks people who are wearing hats. Together they try to get to the bottom of the mystery.
Room On the Broom
Based on the best selling children’s book, it is the story of a kind-hearted witch who invites a collection of animals to join her on her broom, though her cat thinks it will get too crowded. When the witch is threatened, her new friends prove their usefulness.
Spookley the Square Pumpkin
A scarecrow and a spider trio help an odd-shaped pumpkin get over his feelings of insecurity.
Based on the popular Twitches book series published by Scholastic Press. Produced by Broomsticks Productions Limited, the film stars Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry as a pair of loveable witches who were separated at birth, only to come together and discover they have amazing powers.
Three children, Amy, Marshall and Gilbert, encounter a three thousand year old mummy. They accidentally revive him, but he must be returned to his resting place by midnight on Halloween or he will never be united with his long lost love.
A young horror fan decides to write a letter to a vampire on Halloween. Hilarious misadventures ensue.
An aspiring magician discovers two lost ghosts haunting the basement of his family's home and agrees to help them find eternal rest. His newfound friends set out to help him win the heart of the most popular girl at his school. But, when their magical antics make them the targets of an evil apparition, the trio must do everything to stop his evil plan for Halloween.
The Scream Team
After the death of their grandfather, two young children discover that their home town is something of a halfway house for restless ghosts, who cannot enter Heaven until they have redeemed themselves on Earth.
When Good Ghouls Go Bad
A new kid in town must get rid of ghosts with the help of his zombie uncle. When Halloween decorations begin to disappear around town, the boy and his uncle join forces to find out who is behind the attempt to destroy Halloween.
The Monster Squad
A group of kids find themselves up against Dracula, the Mummy, the Gill Man and Frankenstein's Monster who arrive in town in search of a mystic necklace.
The Halloween That Almost Wasn't
Starring Taxi’s Judd Hirsch and a comedic ensemble. Dracula needs to save Halloween from a witch who wants to end it.
I Downloaded a Ghost
A couple of kids discover a website from which otherworldly ghosts can be downloaded. Together, the kids and ghosts join forces to stop a pair of bumbling crooks.
Girl vs. Monster
A girl discovers on Halloween that she is a descendant of a monster hunter. The monsters are out to stop her before she begins her calling. A Disney Channel original movie.
The Worst Witch
Mildred Hubble is a normal girl from a world outside of magic and finds herself at Miss Cackle's Academy for witches. Great for fans of Harry Potter.
Monster Mash the Movie
A coming storm forces a couple to take cover in a mansion, at a party thrown by Dracula, the Wolfman and Frankenstein.
The Canterville Ghost
A teenage girl moves to England with her family to inhabit creaky old Canterville Hall. She tries to get her father to send her back home. She tries even harder when she encounters a ghost and an unexplained bloodstain. But when she befriends the ghost and meets the attractive Duke of Cheshire, she decides she wants to stay and help the ghost escape his curse.
A boy makes a bet with a bully to spend Halloween night in a haunted house. What seems like an easy challenge turns into a night of horror when the friends must outsmart a ghost dog.
Mad Monsters Party
When Dr. Frankenstein retires, he calls up a full roster of monsters to elect his successor. However, his title is not all that is at stake, as the famous doctor realizes the secret of total destruction that must not fall into the wrong hands.
Mad Mad Mad Monsters
Universal's greatest classic monsters gather together in the original epic crossover event at the Transylvania Astoria Hotel for Frankenstein's monster and his bride's Friday the 13th midnight wedding. An animated kids movie.