The Best Halloween Movies For Kids

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Vote up your favorite Halloween-themed or "horror" movies that are appropriate for children.

Over 2,300 movie fans have voted to shape this ranking of the best kids Halloween movies. From spooky classics like The Nightmare Before Christmas and Hocus Pocus to modern favorites like Corpse Bride and Hotel Transylvania, these movies will delight children of all ages with their thrilling tales and memorable characters.

The Nightmare Before Christmas is a stop-motion animation masterpiece that follows Jack Skellington's quest in Halloween Town as he attempts to bring joy to his home by introducing the concept of Santa Claus. Tim Burton’s signature dark humor makes it a classic for adults too. Similarly, Hocus Pocus tells the story of three witches who are resurrected in Salem on All Hallows' Eve by two teenagers trying to save their town from an evil spell. Its blend of comedy, horror, and nostalgia makes it an enduring favorite amongst viewers young and old alike.

Corpse Bride takes us on Victor's journey into the Land of Dead after he accidentally proposes marriage to Emily - a corpse bride. With its unique visual style that mixes traditional hand-drawn animation with live-action footage and catchy songs, Corpse Bride is an enjoyably frightful experience for any viewer looking for something different this Halloween season. Vote up your favorite kid-friendly Halloween movies below so other fans can find them easily.

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