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31 Days Of Spooky Halloween Movies For Kids 2024

Count down to Halloween with this 31 Days of Halloween movies checklist!

Get ready for spooky season with this list of our favorite Halloween movies for the whole family! 

We’ve got your covered for the whole of October with 31 nights of Halloween magic in this fun list! 

Plus there’s a free printable 31 Days of Halloween movies checklist at the bottom so you can make sure you don’t miss a thing!

These family Halloween movies are perfect for teens and kids to watch with mom and dad without the worry of nightmares for the next few weeks.

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31 Days Of Halloween Movies For The Family

Get ready for a movie marathon with this list of family-friendly Halloween movies that are suitable for younger viewers. 

They are sure to get you in the Halloween spirit and ready for a fun night with the family. 

Read on for all our top picks in no particular order. 

Great Halloween Movies for Little Kids

There’s no reason the little ones can’t get in on the action with this not-too-scary movie list. 

Below you will find the best kid-friendly films that are perfect for a family movie night with preschoolers and toddlers. 

Many of the films on this list are Disney Halloween movies that you can get on Disney Freeform or the Disney + Channel. 

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The Nightmare Before Christmas

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare before Christmas is a classic movie that captures the spirit of Halloween with fun songs and classic Tim Burton imaging. 

You can make it an extra special movie night by serving up these Jack Skellington pudding cups (add alcohol for the adults!)

Spookley The Square Pumpkin

This is a good Halloween movie for those little ones who really don’t like anything scary. It also has a fun message about being different and accepting others. 

As you can see, my kids are huge Spookly fans! 

Curious George: A Halloween Boo fest

The fun little monkey gets up to mischief in this great movie for preschoolers. 

You can actually catch this fun Halloween movie for toddlers on YouTube for free. 

Spooky Buddies

If your kids love the Disney Buddies franchise then make sure to catch the Halloween version, “Spooky Buddies”. 

Room On A Broom

Simon Pegg narrates this great movie version of the classic children’s book. Make sure to head over to the official movie website for some fun Room on a Broom activities. 

Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie

If your kids really don’t like scary movies, then this cute film is for you. You can find it on Disney + and it features all of the classic Winnie the Pooh friends on a Halloween adventure. 

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

No Halloween movie lists are complete without some Charlie Brown and Snoopy. This is a great Halloween themed episode about everyone’s favorite dog. 


Ok, so Coco isn’t a Halloween movie per se but it is about Dia de Los Muertos, the Mexican holiday that takes place at the same time of year. 

It follows Miguel, a young boy who ventures to the Land of Dead People to find his great-great grandfather. 

As far as kids movies goes, this one is more suitable for the 5+ crowd as there are some somewhat scary scenes. 

The Dog Who Saved Halloween

A talk dog encounters a haunted house in this fun movie for little ones. 

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Mickey’s Treat

Have a Happy Halloween with this short (24 minutes) movie with all the classic Disney characters. 

Toy Story Of Terror

If your kids love the Toy Story franchise, make sure to include this Halloween themed movie on your list this Halloween season! 


This is a comedy/horror movie about a little boy who can talk to ghosts. In the movie, he has to try and end a witch’s curse on his town. 

Monsters Inc

Everyone’s favorite little monsters and their monster friends get together in this fun movie for little ones! 

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Best Halloween movies for kids

The Best Halloween Movies For Teens and Tweens

If you have older kids, you’ll love this year’s line up of fun movies for every day of October. 

We have spooky movies as well as the more tame ones too! 

The Addams Family


The cult classic is a must on any list of kids Halloween movies. 

The Addams Family

You could almost watch Addams Family spin-offs all month long as there are quite a few movies and series. 

If you don’t fancy the classic movie, make sure to check out Wednesday on Netflix. 

It is one of the most popular TV shows of the year. 

Monster House

This is the perfect pick for a Halloween movie night. It is scary, funny, dramatic and entertaining all at once. 

However, some parts of the movie may be a little too scary for kids 8 and under so be advised. 


​An all star cast feature in this 1995 movie about a friendly ghost. While the movie has aged, it is still definitely worth adding to your 31 Days of Halloween movie list. 

Hocus Pocus

No list of Halloween movies would be complete without this Disney classic featuring Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker and of course, the black flame candle. 

While the sequel came out last year, the original movie is still the best. 

If you have a group of kids over to watch it, make sure to whip up a batch of this Hocus Pocus Witches Brew for them to enjoy. 


Bella, Edward, Jacob et al feature in this classic Vampire tale that is perfect for tweens and teens. 


If you are looking for a different movie for older kids, you can’t go wrong with the newest take on the classic 101 Dalmations movie, Cruella. 


A young woman learns she is a witch and must help her grandmother (also a witch) to save Halloweentown. 

The Witches

There are so many Roald Dahl movies that have come to the silver screen (Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory being one of the most famous), however The Witches is one of the best. 


Who didn’t read books by R.L Stine as a kid? 

If your children’s haven’t discovered his books yet, there is no better way to get them interested than with the Goosebumps movie! 

Hotel Transylvania

An all-star cast including Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez and David Spade feature in this fun movie is about Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world. 


Here is another Tim Burton classic movie to put on your Tim Burton movie bucket list! 


As far as horror movies go, Coraline is perfect for the tween crowd. It’s about a young girl, Coraline, who discovers another world behind a brick wall. 

Corpse Bride

Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride is another classic Halloween movie for kids. 

After a young Victor forgets his wedding vows on the day of his wedding rehearsal, he meets a dead bride and falls in love with her. 

This film is adapted from a 17th Century Jewish folktale. 

The Haunted Mansion

The long-waited Disney movie is finally out this year and is a must on this year’s lineup of Halloween movies. 
This is a reboot of the 2003 movie in which Eddie Murphy stars as a real estate agent who discovers a Haunted Mansion when they move into a new home. 

Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone

Although not strictly a Halloween movie, it’s the perfect time for a a rewatch of the Harry Potter series featuring magic, wizards and lots of fun characters. 


​Beetlejuice 2 is coming out in 2024 so it’s a great time to watch the 1988 classic movie. 

In Beetlejuice, the spirits of a recently deceased couple are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home, and hire a malicious spirit to drive them out. 

Sleepy Hollow

Any horror fan needs to see the classic Sleep Hollow movie. 

Follow the adventures of Ichabod as he tries to solve the murders by the headless horseman. 

31 Days Of Halloween Movies For The Family

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​Watching a bunch of Halloween movies is a great way to spend family-time together

To make it extra fun, you can download this free printable checklist so that you can make sure you watch everything by Halloween night! 

To get your free printable list of 31 days of Halloween movies for kids, just click the link below. 

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