The Best Halloween Movies for Kids Films

The Best Halloween Movies for Kids

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List Criteria: Halloween films that are appropriate for children. No straight horror.

A list of the Best Halloween Movies for Kids. Are you looking for a great kid-friendly Halloween movie to watch this year? Browse through this list to find the best Halloween movies for kids. Listed in order of the most popular Halloween movies for kids to the least popular, you can see which movie earned top spot and make that your pick for Halloween this year. If you see a great movie listed at the bottom of the list, go ahead and vote for it to get it raised higher on the list.

If you know of a great kid-friendly Halloween movie that isn’t on the list, go ahead and add it to the list so that other parents can pick out a great scary movie that is kid-appropriate this year. Although many well-known horror movies provide a frightful night of terror, many are also not appropriate for children. They are usually rated R and have either too much blood/gore or too much adult content.

Instead of sending the kids to bed with nightmares, choose a movie from this list that has been voted for by parents just like you. Movies like Halloweentown are just scary enough to keep the kids enthralled, but not so scary that they’ll stay awake all night looking for ghosts in the walls! With multiple scary Halloween movies for kids to choose from on this list, you will be able to find several great Halloween movies to watch with the family this year as a special treat.
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    #5 on the original list
    Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler, Thora Birch

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    #4 on the original list
    Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara, Danny Elfman

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    #10 on the original list
    Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis

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    #9 on the original list
    Mel Gibson, Clint Eastwood, Christina Ricci

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    #2 on the original list
    Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

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    Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price

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    #1 on the original list
    Lisa DeFaria, Christopher Shea, Bill Melendez

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    #6 on the original list
    Christina Ricci, Christopher Lloyd, Anjelica Huston

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    #7 on the original list
    Kathleen Turner, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Steve Buscemi

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    #3 on the original list
    Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

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    Selena Gomez, Adam Sandler, Snoop Dogg

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    Jennifer Connelly, David Bowie, Frank Oz

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    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee

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    #23 on the original list
    Steven Spielberg, Corey Feldman, Phoebe Cates

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    #11 on the original list
    Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Tilly, Terence Stamp

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    #12 on the original list
    Teri Hatcher, Dakota Fanning, Ian McShane

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    Hilary Duff, Pauly Shore, Teri Garr

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    Tim Curry, Frank Welker, Jane Wiedlin

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    #24 on the original list
    Debbie Reynolds, Jessica Lucas, Peter Wingfield

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    David Ogden Stiers, Jim Cummings, Kath Soucie

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    #26 on the original list
    Anna Kendrick, John Goodman, Ariel Winter

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    Angela Lansbury, Roddy McDowall, Bruce Forsyth

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    Rowan Atkinson, Anjelica Huston, Brenda Blethyn

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alicia Silverstone, Seth Green

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    Debbie Reynolds, Frank Welker, Finn Wittrock

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    Casey Kasem, Frank Welker, Jim Cummings

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    John Hurt, John Huston, Nigel Hawthorne

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    Mark Hamill, Frank Welker, Adrienne Barbeau

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    Casey Kasem, Rob Paulsen, Arte Johnson

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    Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Ruta Lee

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    Gene Hackman, Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder

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    Nicolas Cage, Monica Bellucci, Teresa Palmer

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    Kirsten Dunst, Steve Guttenberg, Melora Hardin

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    Henry Gibson, Hal Smith, Hans Conried

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    Tim Curry, Diana Rigg, Fairuza Balk

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    #33 on the original list
    Eartha Kitt, Jim Varney, Ernie Fosselius

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    Bette Davis, Kyle Richards, David McCallum

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    #25 on the original list
    Tom Noonan, Stephen Macht, Jon Gries

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