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Maddie here! Halloween time is hands down my favorite time of year, so much so that I’ve put together a list of 31 super spooky shows and movies that you need to watch this October! Now that the nights are cool, we spend many nights together as a family in October watching as many of these as possible with a big bowl of popcorn and mugs of hot chocolate.
Here are our favorite Halloween Shows and Movies to get you all excited for Halloween:
1. The Addams Family
2. Addams Family Values
I love all iterations of the Addams Family, especially these two movies!
3. Monsters Inc.
4. Monsters University
5. Scooby Doo: Mystery Incorporated
6. Scooby Doo on Zombie Island
7. Scooby Doo and the Witch’s Ghost
Emily and I love all things Scooby Doo, but especially these! Scooby Doo on Zombie Island and The Witch’s Ghost are also some of the only movies that include real monsters!
9. Hocus Pocus
10. The Corpse Bride
11. The Nightmare Before Christmas
Tim Burton is one of my favorite directors, so you can tell how much I love the Corpse Bride and the Nightmare Before Christmas!
13. Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge
14. Halloweentown High
15. Return to Halloweentown
The Halloweentown movies are classics in our family! We watch them every year, usually on the Disney Channel.
16. Death Becomes Her
Beetlejuice is hilarious, and definitely one of my all time favorite movies!
18. Dawn of the Dead
19. Night of the Living Dead
20. Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Buffy the Vampire Slayer is probably my favorite show of all time, and it’s perfect for Halloween!
21. Stranger Things
The Stranger Things trend has been sweeping the world, and for good reason!
22. The X-Files
The X-Files is another one of my favorite shows!
23. Ghost Hunters
24. Ghost Adventures
25. Paranormal Witness
Regardless of their legitimacy, ghost hunting shows are super fun to watch!
26. The Munsters
27. Harry Potter
I’m probably the biggest Harry Potter fan ever, so I watch these year-round!
28. It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!
We have a tradition wherein every year we all watch this movie together!
29. Travel Channel or Food Network Halloween Specials
These are great for getting you in the Halloween spirit, and for decorating and baking ideas!
31. The Sharknado Series