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by Serena Reidy (subscribe)
Freelance writer and avid reader living in the North of London. Check out my blog at www.ramblingsofanotherunigraduate.com
Published October 16th 2021


With Halloween fast approaching, it's time to start watching spooky films again. There are so many films that are appropriate for this time of year, from horror comedies like Zombieland, Life After Beth and Hubie Halloween, to thrillers such as Gone Girl and The Lie, to supernatural flicks like The Blackcoat's Daughter, Sleepy Hollow and Nocturne. If you want to watch something as a family, several childhood favourites such as Descendants, Hocus Pocus and Matilda are available on streaming platforms. Scroll down to see 160 films you should watch this Halloween:

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Orphan (2009)


Horror

1. Truth or Dare (2018)
2. The Woman in Black (2012)
3. Ginger Snaps (2000)
4. Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed (2004)
5. Ginger Snaps Returns: The Beginning (2004)
6. Orphan (2009)
7. A Haunting at Silver Falls (2013)
8. Let Me In (2010)
9. Marrowbone (2017)
10. Fantasy Island (2020)
11. The Witch (2015)

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Down a Dark Hall (2018)


Supernatural

12. The Blackcoat's Daughter (2015)
13. Down a Dark Hall (2018)
14. Nocturne (2020)
15. Carmilla (2019)
16. Byzantium (2012)
17. Cursed (2005)
18. The Turning (2020)
19. Haunter (2013)
20. The Woods (2006)
21. Interview with the Vampire (1994)
22. Sleepy Hollow (1999)

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Rebecca (2020)


Mystery

23. Disturbia (2007)
24. The Faculty (1998)
25. The Lovely Bones (2009)
26. Personal Shopper (2016)
27. The Sisterhood of Night (2014)
28. The Falling (2014)
29. Knives Out (2019)
30. Rebecca (2020)
31. The Limehouse Golem (2016)


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Donnie Darko (2001)


Thrillers

32. The Girl on the Train (2016)
33. Cracks (2009)
34. Roommate (2011)
35. The Quiet (2005)
36. Donnie Darko (2001)
37. The Lie (2020)
38. Gone Girl (2014)
39. Black Swan (2010)
40. The Neon Demon (2016)
41. Heavenly Creatures (1994)
42. Thoroughbreds (2017)
43. Wind River (2017)
44. Hanna (2011)
45. Vivarium (2019)
46. A Simple Favor (2018)
47. Deadly Sisters (2015)

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Matilda (1996)


Kids & Family

48. Maleficent (2014)
49. Maleficent : Mistress of Evil (2009)
50. The Witches (1990)
51. Hocus Pocus (1993)
52. Twitches (2005)
53. Twitches Too (2007)
54. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
55. Casper (1995)
56. The Little Vampire (2000)
57. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
58. Descendants (2015)
59. Descendants 2 (2017)
60. Descendants 3 (2019)
61. Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
62. The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
63. The Golden Compass (2007)
64. Nanny McPhee (2005)
65. Nanny McPhee Returns (2010)
66. A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
67. Double Double Toil & Trouble (1993)
68. Halloweentown (1998)
69. Halloweentown High (2004)
70. Return to Halloweentown (2006)
71. Matilda (1996)
72. Mirror Mirror (2012)

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Coraline (2009)


Animated

73. Coraline (2009)
74. Monsters Inc (2001)
75. Monsters University (2013)
76. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
77. Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)
78. Mary and the Witch's Flower (2017)
79. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
80. Corpse Bride (2005)
81. Frozen (2013)
82: Frozen II (2019)
83. Coco (2017)
84. Shrek (2001)
85. Shrek 2 (2004)
86. Shrek the Third (2007)
89. Shrek Forever After (2010)
90. Spirited Away (2001)
91. Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
92. Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)

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Vampire Academy (2014)


Teen

93. Carrie (1976)
94. Carrie (2002)
95. Carrie (2013)
96. The Craft (1996)
97. The Craft: Legacy (2020)
98. Heathers (1989)
99. The Lost Boys (1987)
100. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)
101. Teen Witch (1989)
102. Vampire Academy (2014)
103. Idle Hands (1999)
104. Ella Enchanted (2004)
105. The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
106. Beastly (2011)
107. Innocence (2013)
108. The Moth Diaries (2011)
109. Fun Size (2012)
110. Triple Dog (2010)
111. Fallen (2016)
112. Disturbing Behavior (1998)
113. Anna and the Apocalypse (2017)
114. Love Bite (2021)
115. Spontaneous (2020)
116. Jawbreaker (1999)
117. Twilight series (2008 - 2012)
118. Harry Potter series (2001 - 2011)

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Beetlejuice (1988)


Comedy

117. Zombieland (2009)
118. Life After Beth (2014)
119. Hubie Halloween (2020)
120. Dark Shadows (2012)
121. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)
122. Warm Bodies (2013)
123. Bewitched (2005)
124. Beetlejuice (1988)
125. The Haunted Mansion (2003)
126. Gremlins (1984)
127. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
128. Jennifer's Body (2009)
129. Murder Mystery (2019)
130. Ghostbusters (2016)
131. The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
132. The Addams Family (1991)
133. Addams Family Values (1993)
134. The Love Witch (2016)
135. The Pink Panther (2006)
136. The Pink Panther 2 (2009)
137. Death Becomes Her (1992)


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Jumanji (1995)


Fantasy

138. Stardust (2007)
139. A Monster Calls (2016)
140. Jumanji (1995)
141. Into the Woods (2014)
142. The Brothers Grimm (2005)
143. Penelope (2007)
144. Practical Magic (1998)
145. Beautiful Creatures (2013)
146. Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
147. Red Riding Hood (2011)
148. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
149. Horns (2013)
150. The Last Keepers (2013)
151. Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them (2016)
152. Edward Scissorhands (1990)
153. The Princess Bride (1987)
154. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
155. Alice in Wonderland (2010)
156. Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
156. Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
157. The Hunstman: Winter's War (2016)
158. The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
159. Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
160. Labyrinth (1986)

Have you seen any of these films? What's your favourite film to watch on Halloween?
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