Halloween Films

Looking for the best Halloween films for kids? Now that spooky season is well and truly upon us, it’s time to draw the curtains, grab a mug of hot chocolate and get cosy on the sofa for a great Halloween film! If you’re looking for a great Halloween movie for kids that won’t scare the daylights out of them, we’re rounded up 10 of the best kid friendly Halloween movies that are definitely more treat than they are trick!

A family sat at home watching a film

  1. Muppets Haunted Mansion (2021)
    Best for: All kids
    Where to watch: Disney+ on 8th October 2021
    Brand new for 2021, get ready to enter a spooky world with everyone’s favourites, The Muppets! This Halloween, discover the 50-minute Halloween special Muppets Haunted Mansion, where Gonzo accepts a challenge to spend a night in a spooky mansion…

  2. The Witches (2020)
    Best for: Slightly older kids
    Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video
    Watch the recent adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic book which sees kids (and nice) take on the witches! Roald Dahl books are definitely a classic, and we can’t think of anything better than curling up and watching this charming film take for a family-fun Halloween night in!

  3. The Addams Family (2019)
    Best for: The whole family
    Where to watch: Netflix UK
    Discover the animated version of the classic film this Halloween! A great addition to any list of the best Halloween films for kids, meet the kooky Addams family, plus once you finish the first one, head to the cinema and catch the brand new sequel which sees the spooky family head to America on a road-trip.

    A film poster for The Addams Family

  4. Coco (2017)
    Best for: Slightly older kids
    Where to watch: Netflix UK
    While not technically about Halloween, Coco is instead all about The Day Of The Dead, which still makes it a great Halloween film for kids to watch on Halloween night, the day before the Day of the Dead holiday. Journey with Miguel as he pursues his dreams and finds himself in the Land of the Dead as he learns all about his family in this bright and colourful animated movie.

  5. Room on the Broom (2013)
    Best for: Little kids
    Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video
    Hands up if you love the book of the same name by Julia Donaldson! This short film features possibly the friendliest witch around, who’s always smiling and happy to give a ride to any animals that ask on the back of her broomstick. A great film if you’re looking for more treats than trick, this is definitely a great family-friendly Halloween movie for you.  

  6. Hotel Transylvania (2012)
    Best for: All the family
    Where to watch: Netflix and Amazon Prime Video
    Step into the faraway retreat just for monsters run by none other than Dracula himself! When a human discovers and ends up at the special hotel, all sorts of laughter is sure to be had. Loved this one so much? Don’t forget, there’s 3 sequels that follow it!

  7. Scooby-Doo The Movie (2002)
    Best for: All the family
    Where to watch: Netflix UK
    Scooby-Doo where are you!? Jump in the mystery machine and join the gang on this first live-action film. The beloved film sees  Scooby the dog, Shaggy, Fred, Daphne and Velma take on a mystery on Spooky Island, where visiting tourists are being brainwashed!

    A film poster for Scooby Doo

  8. Hocus Pocus (1993)
    Best for: Little kids
    Where to watch: Disney+
    Fancy getting spooky with some witches? This classic family Halloween bring to bring a little bit of magic to your evening, and is packed full of plenty of nice (and maybe not-so-nice) witches!

  9. Toy Story of Terror (2013)
    Best for: The whole family
    Where to watch: Disney+
    Join Woody, Buzz, Jessie and the rest of the gang in this 20 minute Halloween special that’s definitely a great Halloween film for kids. When Mr Potato Head goes missing, the other toys begin to search for him, but they find themselves in the middle of loads of mysterious events…

  10. Goosebumps (2015)
    Best for: Families
    Where to watch: Youtube or DVD
    Step into what seems like a perfectly ordinary town and get ready for an epic out-of-this-word adventure… When a fantasy writers supposedly pretend demons come to life and start roaming around the town, it’s up to the author and a teenage boy need to save the day!

Found a great Halloween film for the whole family? If you’re looking for some more spooky fun, check out some of these other blogs:

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