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The Best Halloween Movies to Watch in 2022

It’s time to cuddle with a plate of candy and watch Halloween movies.


If you’re looking to have a movie night ahead of October 31st, there are plenty of movies streaming on Netflix, HBO Max, Disney+, and more.


For fans of horror movies, there are slasher classics like A Nightmare on Elm Street as well as Friday the 13th. However, if you’re looking for something the whole family can enjoy, you can host a movie marathon with all four halloweentown movies.


Of course you can’t forget Halloween classics like Hocus pocus as well as The Addams Family.


Read ahead to find out about all 31 of the best Halloween movies to stream online.



Hocus pocus

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When a young teenager lights a Black Flame candle, he unknowingly brings back the infamous Sanderson sisters (played by Katie Najimy, Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker) who run around Salem, Massachusetts, trying to steal the lives of young children.


Nearly 30 years after the film’s release, Disney is bringing the trio of witches back together for the highly anticipated sequel, which will release on September 30th.


Watch Hocus pocus on Disney+





haunted mansion

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Based on the Disney attraction of the same name, the 2003 film follows a realtor (Eddie Murphy) and his family who take on more than they bargained for when they arrive at the haunted Gracie estate.


Watch haunted mansion on Disney+



The nightmare before christmas

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Tim Burton’s spooky story follows Jack Skellington, the king of “Halloween City” as he stumbles upon “Christmas City” and becomes obsessed with the idea of ​​a merry holiday. Bonus: You can keep watching this movie all the way through December, as it serves as both a Halloween and Christmas movie.


Watch The nightmare before christmas on Disney+



halloweentown

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A Disney Channel Original Movie follows a young girl (Kimberly J. Brown) who makes a fascinating discovery that she is a witch as she follows her grandmother (Debbie Reynolds) to her Halloweentown home.


You can turn your Halloween movie night into a movie marathon as there are three additional sequels: Halloweentown 2: Calabar’s Revenge, Halloweentown Schoolas well as Return to Halloweentown. (And fun fact: Brown met her fiancé-to-be on the set of Halloweentown 2what you can appreciate during the second viewing!)


Watch halloweentown on Disney+



twitches

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The Disney Channel Original Movie, featuring real-life twins Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry, is about two twins separated at birth who discover they are witches destined to rule the magical kingdom of Coventry. Be sure to tune in for an equally fun sequel to the movie. Twitching too also!


Watch twitches on Disney+



Edward Scissorhands

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Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder star in this tale of an artificial humanoid named Edward with scissors for hands who falls in love with a young girl named Kim Boggs.


Watch Edward Scissorhands on Disney+



Corpse Bride

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Tim Burton regulars Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter voice the main characters in this dark fantasy about a young man who finds himself married to a bride’s corpse.


Watch Corpse Bride on HBO Max



Horror

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A parody of classic slasher films such as scream as well as I know what you did last summerthis movie is the perfect choice for those hoping to take a more comedic route to their Halloween movie night.


Watch Horror on HBO Max



Young Frankenstein

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Gene Wilder plays a descendant of Dr. Victor Frankenstein in this 1974 horror comedy film.


Watch Young Frankenstein on HBO Max



it

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A remake of Stephen King’s 1986 novel of the same name, the 2017 film follows a group of children from Derry, Maine who come face to face with a terrifying creature called Pennywise the Dancing Clown.


If creepiness isn’t enough for you, you can continue by looking at This is chapter two which follows The Losers Club as an adult.


Watch it on HBO Max



A Nightmare on Elm Street

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The famous 1984 slasher directed by Wes Craven laid the foundation for the famous A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. If you have a lot of free time, you can watch all of Freddy Krueger’s terrifying antics, as well as the 2010 remake of the same name.


Watch A Nightmare on Elm Street on HBO Max



Friday the 13th

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Another classic 80s slasher. Friday the 13th follows a group of teenagers at a local camp who are terrorized by a mysterious killer on the loose. Like A Nightmare on Elm Streetthere are many sequels to watch throughout October.


Watch Friday the 13th on HBO Max



gremlins

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Although the film is set during Christmas, the 1984 film is certainly filled with horror as a group of destructive monsters wreak havoc on a small town.


Watch gremlins on HBO Max





practical magic

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Starring Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman as the Witch Sisters, the film strikes the perfect balance of supernatural horror and classic ’90s romantic comedy.


Watch practical magic on HBO Max



scooby doo

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This 2002 live-action film follows the iconic Scooby-Doo gang played by an all-star cast including Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Matthew Lillard and Linda Cardellin.


Watch scooby doo on HBO Max



Witches

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Based on the book of the same name by Roald Dahl, the 1990 film follows a young boy and his grandmother who, while on holiday in Norway, discover a group of evil witches posing as ordinary women.


Watch Witches on HBO Max



Ghostbusters

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The 1984 film, which spawned a series of sequels and reboots, is about a group of parapsychologists who start a ghost-catching business in New York City.


Watch Ghostbusters on Hulu



Hubie Halloween

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Starring Adam Sandler and a star-studded cast, the comedy centers on a city outlaw who saves everyone when a kidnapper is on the loose.


Watch Hubie Halloween on Netflix



monster house

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If you’re more into animated films, you might want to tune in to this 2006 movie about a haunted house that scares a group of kids during Halloween.


Watch monster house on Netflix



dark shadows

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Based on the soap opera of the same name, Johnny Depp plays a vampire who remains buried alive until his grave is unearthed in the 1970s and he must adjust to the present day while seeking revenge on the witch who cursed him centuries ago. .


Watch dark shadows on Netflix



The Addams Family

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A remake of the popular 1964 television series, the film follows the creepy and eccentric Addams Family as they welcome a new addition to their circle who has his own sinister plans for the family.


Watch The Addams Family on Paramount+





scream

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Another iconic slasher by Wes Craven, filmed in 1996, tells the story of a group of friends who are attacked by a masked killer. Since its release, the franchise has grown with a series of sequels and TV shows.


Watch scream on Paramount+



Craft

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The 1996 film tells the story of a group of teenage girls who learn the hard way that practicing witchcraft is fraught with frightening consequences.


Watch Craft on Paramount+



Quiet place

Starring real-life couple John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, the film tells the story of a family of five who struggle to survive in a post-apocalyptic world populated by creatures that prey on sound.


Watch Quiet place on Paramount+





beetle juice

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In an attempt to reclaim their home, a recently deceased couple teams up with a “bio-exorcist” (Michael Keaton) to scare people away in this Tim Burton film.


Watch beetle juice on a peacock



Casper

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A friendly ghost forms a bond with a young girl after she moves into his childhood home in this 90s film.


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Harry Potter

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Based on the book series of the same name, the franchise follows a young boy who makes the magical discovery that he is in fact a wizard.


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Shop of Horrors

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Shop of Horrors Halloween movie for music lovers! Adaptation of the 1982 off-Broadway musical of the same name. The film is about a flower shop worker who discovers a plant that feeds on human blood.


Watch Shop of Horrors on Tubi



It’s the great pumpkin, Charlie Brown

This is the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.
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The Peanuts are going to a touching Halloween special, first released in 1966.


Watch It’s the great pumpkin, Charlie Brown on Apple TV+



halloween

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This 1978 slasher film, which spawned many sequels, is about a killer named Michael Myers who escapes from the asylum and continues to kill.


Watch halloween on Amazon Prime Video





Double, double, labor and trouble

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The film, starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, is about twin sisters trying to save their aunt from her evil twin sister.


Watch Double, double, labor and trouble on Amazon Prime Video

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