The Best Halloween Movies for Kids Films
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The Best Halloween Movies for Kids

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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    Alec Baldwin, Michael Keaton, Catherine O'Hara

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    Kathy Najimy, Penny Marshall, Garry Marshall

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    Catherine O'Hara, Paul Reubens, Doris Hess

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    Vincent Price, Alan Arkin, Anthony Michael Hall

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    Fred Rogers, Rodney Dangerfield, Christina Ricci

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    Harold Ramis, Larry King, David Margulies

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    Lisa DeFaria, Christopher Shea, Bill Melendez

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    Christina Ricci, Anjelica Huston, Barry Sonnenfeld

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    Kathleen Turner, Nick Cannon, Steve Buscemi

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    James Coburn, Billy Crystal, John Goodman

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    Fran Drescher, Cee Lo Green, Steve Buscemi

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    David Bowie, Frank Oz, Kevin Clash

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    Richard E. Grant, Michael Gough, Emily Watson

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    Polly Holliday, Steven Spielberg, Belinda Balaski

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    Terence Stamp, Jennifer Tilly, Wallace Shawn

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    Vincent Schiavelli, Ben Stein, Shelley Duvall

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    Tim Curry, Jane Wiedlin, Bob Joles

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    Debbie Reynolds, Kimberly J. Brown, Judith Hoag

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    David Ogden Stiers, Ken Sansom, John Fiedler

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    Tempestt Bledsoe, Bernard Hill, John Goodman

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    Roddy McDowall, Angela Lansbury, Tessie O'Shea

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    Anjelica Huston, Brenda Blethyn, Mai Zetterling

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    Freddie Prinze, Jr., Peter Boyle

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    Debbie Reynolds, Kimberly J. Brown, Judith Hoag

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    Rob Paulsen, Don Messick, Hamilton Camp

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    John Hurt, Wayne Allwine, Billie Hayes

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    Tara Strong, Billy West, Cam Clarke

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    Arte Johnson, Rob Paulsen, Don Messick

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    Don Messick, Hamilton Camp, Jeff Cohen

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    Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman

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    Nicolas Cage, Alfred Molina, Ian McShane

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    Kirsten Dunst, Melora Hardin, Steve Guttenberg

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    Henry Gibson, Hans Conried, Irene Tedrow

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    Fairuza Balk, Tim Curry, Sabina Franklyn

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    Ian Bannen, Lynn-Holly Johnson, Bette Davis

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    Jim Varney, Eartha Kitt, Melanie Wheeler

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    Tom Noonan, Leonardo Cimino, Stan Shaw

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