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15 Family-Friendly Halloween Movies & Where to Watch Them

Updated: Nov 8

Every Halloween season, my family tries to watch every family-friendly Halloween movie we can find.


There are so many ways to watch Halloween movies. You can stream them, purchase them, rent them, or watch them on cable. I have collected up 15 family-friendly Halloween movies and I have included which streaming service to watch them on and how to rent or purchase them on Amazon.


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1. Hocus Pocus


This movie is a family favorite! I have been watching this movie since it came out in 1993. It stars Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, Omri Katz, and Thora Birch.


Stream on Disney+






2. Halloweentown


The first of a series of movies, Halloweentown stars Debbie Reynolds, Kimberly J. Brown, and Judith Hoag. You can watch the full series in order from Halloweentown (1998), Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge (2001), Halloweentown High (2004), and Return to Halloweentown (2006).


Stream on Disney+





3. The Boy Who Cried Werewolf


This cute Halloween movie came out in 2010 and stars Victoria Justice, Brooke Shields, and Chase Ellison. My daughter loves to watch this movie all year.


Stream on Netflix






4. My Babysitter’s a Vampire


This comedy and fantasy movie came out in 2010. It stars Matthew Knight, Vanessa Morgan, Atticus Mitchell, Cameron Kennedy, and Kate Todd.


Stream on Netflix







5. Little Monsters


One of the older movies on our list, this movie came out in 1989. While it may be too scary at certain points for younger children, it is rated PG. This movie stars Fred Savage and Howie Mandel.


Stream on Netflix







6. Double Double Toil and Trouble


This movie, staring Olsen Twins (Mary-Kate and Ashley) came out in 1993. One of the many Olsen Twins movies from the 90’s.


Stream on Hulu








7. The Addams Family


There have been many versions of The Addams Family movie over the years. The 2019 version starring Oscar Isaac and Charlize Theron is available to stream on Hulu without live TV.


Stream on Hulu






8. Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out?


This R.L. Stine’s Halloween movie came out in 2008. It stars Sterling Beaumon, Luke Benward, and Madison Pettis.


Stream on Amazon Prime







9. Twitches/Twitches Too


In 2005, the fantasy/family movie Twitches came out starring Tia and Tamera Mowry and Kristen Wilson. In 2007, Twitches Too came out following the events of the first movie.


Stream both movies on Disney+






10. The Nightmare Before Christmas


This Halloween and Christmas movie stars Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king, who leaves Halloweentown and stumbles across Christmastown. This 1993 Tim Burton movie stars Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O’Hara, William Hickey, Glenn Shadix, Paul Reubens, Ken Page, and Ed Ivory.


Stream on Disney+





11. Spookley: The Square Pumpkin


Spookley is a shorter movie at only 47 minutes long but is an animated kids’ movie with life lessons. It came out in 2004 and is starring Sonja Ball, Craig Francis, Rick Jones, Michel Perron, and Holly Gauthier-Frankel.


Stream on Netflix






12. The Haunted Mansion


A 2003 fantasy and comedy movie starring Eddie Murphy, Terence Stamp, Wallace Shawn, Marsha Thomason, and Jennifer Tilly. This PG movie is sure to take you on a ride.


Stream on Disney+