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:
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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