With fall in full gear and Halloween right around the corner, it is time for movie nights at home. Get in your coziest pyjamas, have your caramel apple ready, and pick out your favourite Halloween movie to keep you company.
It has maybe been a while since you properly sat down and watched a Halloween movie, so we have rounded up the best Halloween movies from your childhood. These movies will transport you back to childhood you eagerly waiting for the night you finally get to wear your costume and go trick-or-treating.
We are starting out strong with this 1993 classic, Hocus Pocus! Starring Better Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker as three witches from the classic witch town of Salem Massachusetts, who are summoned by a newcomer to Salem on Halloween night. You can watch this Halloween classic Disney+.
The Addams Family
Starring Anjelica Huston, this is yet another Halloween classic. This movie focuses on an aristocratic family that believes they are re-connecting with a long-lost family member, but they turn out to be a con-artist who is attempting to swindle the Addams family clan out of their money.
If you were a kid growing up in the 2000s and you watched The Disney Channel, then you for sure know Halloweentown. When their grandma comes to town to visit the Piper family children catch her using magic and end up following her back to Halloweentown where things take a turn for the worst.
Yet again, another Disney Channel classic. A classic story of twins who were separated at birth and re-connect on Halloween, discover their powers as witches and return to their magical home to save it.
A costume that you have seen re-portrayed by many since the release of the movie in 1990. This was the first of many collaborations between Johnny Depp and Tim Burton, this movie is the perfect combination of a modern fairy-tale, with a dark-gothic twist.
It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
When it comes to childhood movies, any Charlie Brown movie will bring all the childhood memories back. A movie that celebrates Halloween in a true Peanuts fashion, with melancholy warmth.
Your countdown to Halloween will go by quickly with this spooktacular list of movies!
Published by HOLR Magazine.