31 Best Halloween Movies for Kids

31 Best Halloween Movies for Kids

Halloween has always been one of our favorite holiday and we decided to kick it up a notch this year. Below is our round up of 31 Best Halloween Movies for Kids from the early 1990’s - present listed in alphabetical order. There is a movie for every kid on our list ranging from funny scary to frightening scary. We feel Halloween is a nice way for families to bond with some nice friendly scary movies and popcorn. We decided to list 31 movies and 31 honorable mentions below to widen the variety for those who dare - can have 31 nights of Halloween movies. Most of these movies are on Netflix - for those of you who do not have Netflix then I suggest signing up for their 1 month free trial.

*Please be advised that every parent knows their child best and even though the movies below are suitable for kids, it might not be for your child. Basically, it is up to the parents discretion to know if the movie is suitable for his/her child.

31 Kids Halloween Movies From the 1990’s - Present

A Scooby Doo Halloween poster
A Scooby Doo Halloween (2003)

Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein poster
Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein (1999)

Winnie the Poo - Boo to You Too poster
Boo to You Too! Winnie the Pooh (1996)

Casper poster
Casper (1995)

Casper Meets Wendy poster
Casper Meets Wendy (1998)

Coraline poster
Coraline (2009)

Corpse Bride poster
Corpse Bride (2005)

Double, Double, Toil and Trouble poster

Double, Double, Toil and Trouble (1993)

Ernest Scared Stupid poster
Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)

Frankenweenie poster
Frankenweenie (2012)

Halloweentown High poster
Halloweentown High (2004)

Halloweentown poster
Halloweentown (1998)

Hocus Pocus poster
Hocus Pocus (1993)

Hotel Transylvania poster
Hotel Transylvania (2012)

Mickeys House of Villains poster
Mickey’s House of Villains (2001)

Monster House poster
Monster House (2006)

Monsters vs Aliens poster
Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)

Monsters vs Aliens Killer Pumpkins poster
Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space (2009)

Mostly Ghostly poster
Mostly Ghostly (2008)

Paranorman poster
ParaNorman (2012)

Poohs Heffalump Halloween Movie poster
Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie (2005)

Return to Halloweentown poster
Return to Halloweentown (2006)

Scared Shrekless poster
Scared Shrekless (2010)

Spookley - The Square Pumpkin poster
Spookley: The Square Pumpkin (2005)

The Addams Family poster
The Addams Family (1991)

The Halloween Tree poster
The Halloween Tree (1993)

The Little Vampire poster
The Little Vampire (2000)

The Witches poster
The Witches (1990)

Tower of Terror poster
Tower of Terror (1997)

Under Wraps poster
Under Wraps (1997)

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

35 Honorable Mentions

  • Addams Family Values (1993)
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman (2000)
  • Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
  • Beetlejuice (1988)
  • Bugs Bunny’s Howl-oween Special (1978)
  • Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
  • Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred (2011)
  • Ghostbusters (1984)
  • Gremlins (1984)
  • Halloween is Grinch Night (1977)
  • It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)
  • Labyrinth (1986)
  • Little Monsters (1989)
  • Maleficent (2014)
  • Mom’s Got a Date with a Vampire (2000)
  • Poltergeist (1982)
  • Return to Oz (1985)
  • Scooby-Doo: Halloween Hassle at Dracula’s Castle (1984)
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)
  • Spirited Away (2001)
  • The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)
  • The Black Cauldron (1985)
  • The Goonies (1985)
  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1949)
  • The Monster Squad (1987)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
  • The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
  • The Watcher in the Woods (1980)
  • The Worst Witch (1986)
  • Young Frankenstein (1974)

Please feel free to suggest a movie you think belongs in the list above by commenting below.