Boo! Top Ten Halloween Movies for Kids and Adults

Last updated on October 3rd, 2023 at 12:25 pm

With the spooky season around the, ohh WATCH OUT, corner, what better way to get in the freaky swing of things than hopping on the sofa with your comfiest pillow and enjoying the very best Halloween movies? We thought we’d give you a ghoul-boosting hand with our top ten list. Five for Kids and five for Adults, it’s only fair. Okay, duvets at the ready, get out the candy and prepare to get your spook on!

What are the top 5 Halloween movies for Adults?

Witchcraft, girl powers, weird spells, this has all the making of a Halloween classic. Best not watched alone, dive into the world of three friends navigating high school with a fondness for the extraordinary…

You thought this would be on the Kid’s list? Not a chance (they can’t have all the fun). Join three 300-year-old witches tracking down their old spell book and prepare to laugh and scream. With a stellar cast of Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Middler and Najimy, this one will give you all the Halloween feels.

It’s another oldie but goodie! Beetlejuice delivers an effortless blend of comedy and horror following a couple trying to get rid of a mischievous spirit (best avoided if you have just moved into a new house)

4. Scream, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7

Just because. It’s like selection boxes at Christmas, Halloween doesn’t seem right without it. Join the familiar cast for the deadly games that have made this movie franchise a cult classic.

Proof you don’t need a big budget to make a really scary movie. This flash-light documentary will have you hiding under your duvet – so make sure it’s a snuggly one.

Ok, it’s the Kid’s turn for a screen based ghost ride.

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What are the best Halloween movies for Kids?

Let’s kick things off with pumpkins, mischief and skeletons at the best time of year. Naughty Jack Skellington plots to kidnap Santa Claus. Will he be able to mess up Christmas? You will have to watch the movie to find out.

Proof not all ghost are scary, Casper is a family favourite. The gentle ghost helps a young girl get rid of nasty spirits and will likely be the most loved movie you watch this Halloween.

Feisty and curious Coraline is the perfect Halloween heroine; following a big move, kids love following Coraline as she tries to make new friends and find excitement in her new world.

This modern take on the classic keeps all the best bits, spooky ghouls and monsters on the loose. It’s a bit of Halloween fun best enjoyed with candy and snuggles on the sofa.

Visit the hotel monsters go on holiday, a bit like Haribo – the big kids can’t help but enjoy it too. A little more fun than scary (thank you, Adam Sandler), this puts the cute into Halloween.

So there you go, you are all set to spend Halloween on the sofa with this movie marathon. And to make sure nobody is too scared to go to bed, explore our ghoul-proof range of super soft, snuggly, 100 % Bamboo Bedding to hide under when you are done.

Sweet Dreams