Top 10 Horror/Halloween Kids Movies

Top 10 Horror Kids Movies for Halloween

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Kids Horror Movies Worth Mentioning

Top 10 Horror/Halloween Movies for Kids

10). The Monster Squad (1987)

Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 7.2/10 The Monster Squad

The Monster Squad (1987) is a 1h 22-min American action comedy movie that also contains fantasy and monsters that we are familiar with. Director and co-writer Fred Dekker (RoboCop 3 (1993), House (1986), Night of the Creeps (1986)) that did a fabulous job executing this kids movie that is enjoyed…

9). Halloweentown (1998)

Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.8/10 Halloweentown

On Halloween, Grandma Aggie comes to visit her grandchildren and wants to start granddaughter Marnia’s witch training before her 13th birthday or Marnia will lose her powers forever. Besides fear of losing her powers, an evil force is rising in Halloweentown and Aggie needs help to defeat it. Marnia follows…

8). Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)

Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 7.5/10 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Wallace and Gromit are in the exterminating business and must get rid of pests terrorizing local gardens. Later on in Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit we discover that the culprit is a were-rabbit. A terrible beast that goes crazy destroying all in its path. Can they save the town?…

7). Monster House (2006)

Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 6.6/10 Monster House

Monster House (2006) is a family-friendly horror movie that is a must-see for each and every Halloween for my family. It never gets boring, old, or dull.¬†Gil Kenan (City of Ember (2008), Poltergeist (2015), Five Nights at Freddy's) directed the animated film on an estimated $75 million dollar¬†budget. Monster House…

6). Beetlejuice (1988)

Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 7.5/10 Beetlejuice

Beetlejuice (1988) is an American comedy fantasy that was shot in East Corinth, Vermont, USA and Culver Studios - 9336 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, California, USA. Director Tim Burton (Edward Scissorhands (1990), Corpse Bride (2005), Batman Returns (1992), Ed Wood (1994)) delivered a phenomenal watch when I was younger,…

5). Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space (2009)

Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 6.5/10 Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space

Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space is only 30 minute special but well worth it. I liked this film as it makes the pumpkins be the villains. The aliens transform into pumpkins and attempt to take over the earth. It is up to our favorite monsters to save…

4). Corpse Bride (2005)

Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 7.4/10 Corpse Bride

Corpse Bride (2005) is a 1h 17-min British-American stop-motion-animated drama film that had an estimated budget of $40 million and grossed over $117.2 million. Directors Tim Burton (Edward Scissorhands (1990), Batman Returns (1992), Ed Wood (1994)) and Mike Johnson (The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), James and the Giant Peach (1996),…

3). Coraline (2009)

Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 7.7/10 Coraline

Coraline (2009) is a 1h 40-min American stop-motion family animated 3D dark fantasy-horror movie that was based on Neil Gaiman's 2002 novel, Caroline. Director and screenwriter Henry Selick (The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), James and the Giant Peach (1996), Monkeybone (2001)) did an astounding job executing this excellent stop-motion film.…

2). The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 8.0/10 The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) is a 1h 16-min American stop-motion dark family-fantasy musical film that was produced and conceived by Tim Burton. The concept of The Nightmare Before Christmas derived from a poem Tim wrote in 1982. Director Henry Selick (Coraline (2009), James and the Giant Peach (1996), Monkeybone…

1). Monsters, Inc. (2001)

Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 8.1/10 Monsters, Inc.

Monsters, Inc. (2001) is an American computer-animated adventure comedy movie that was released by Walt Disney Pictures and produced by Pixar. Monsters, Inc. (2001) was followed by Monsters, Inc. 3D (2012) and Monsters University (2013), all movies winning applause from fans. Monsters, Inc. (2001) had a budget of $115 million…