12 Classic Fall Movies To Watch As A Family

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Whether you’re into pumpkin-spiced lattes or not, one thing is for certain: we can all agree that nothing beats cuddling up with the family on a chilly Autumn night and watching a spooky film. 

Just don’t forget the fuzzy blankets and big bowl of popcorn!

Here are a few of our favorite Fall-inspired flicks to choose from:

Hocus Pocus

A teenage boy named Max and his little sister move to Salem, where he struggles to fit in before awakening a trio of diabolical witches that were executed in the 17th century.

Rating: PG, IMDB rating: 6.9/10, Release date: 1993

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Addams Family Values

*parental guidance for children under the age of 13

The eccentric Addams Family try to rescue their beloved Uncle Fester from his gold-digging new love, a black widow named Debbie.

Rating: PG-13*, IMDB rating: 6.8/10, Release date: 1993

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Monsters, Inc.

In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, two monsters realize things may not be what they think.

Rating: G, IMDB rating: 8.1/10, Release date: 2001

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Hotel Transylvania

Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count’s teenaged daughter.

Rating: PG, IMDB rating: 7.0/10, Release date: 2012

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A girl gifted with a keen intellect and psychic powers uses both to deal with her crude, distant family and free her kind teacher from their sadistic headmistress.

Rating: PG, IMDB rating: 7.0/10, Release date: 1996

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The Goonies

A group of young misfits called The Goonies discover an ancient map and set out on an adventure to find a legendary pirate’s long-lost treasure.

Rating: PG, IMDB rating: 7.7/10, Release date: 1985

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It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

The Peanuts gang celebrates Halloween while Linus waits for the Great Pumpkin.

Rating: G, IMDB rating: 8.2/10, Release date: 1966

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After an acrimonious break up, the Mystery Inc. gang are individually brought to an island resort to investigate strange goings on.

Rating: PG, IMDB rating: 5.2/10, Release date: 2002

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A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape from Earth and return to his home planet.

Rating: PG, IMDB rating: 7.9/10, Release date: 1982

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An afterlife therapist and his daughter meet a friendly young ghost when they move into a crumbling mansion in order to rid the premises of wicked spirits.

Rating: PG, IMDB rating: 6.1/10, Release date: 1995

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Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

Rating: PG, IMDB rating: 8.4/10, Release date: 2017

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When a young girl living with her secret witch mother learns she too is a witch, she must help her witch grandmother save Halloweentown from evil forces.

Rating: G, IMDB rating: 6.6/10, Release date: 1988

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