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Today is Halloween! For those of us who are too old to go trick-or-treating or went to that Halloween party last week, the Wardrobe is here to present you with a plethora of Halloween and Horror flicks to keep you busy between all the trick-or-treaters tonight.
Halloween Town Series (1998-2006): If you enjoy Halloween as much as Marnie does these movies are perfect for you. Marnie is an outcast teenager who finds out that she is actually a witch from a world called Halloween Town. When an evil creature from Halloween Town threatens to invade the human world, Marnie must learn to master her new-found powers along with the rest of her family of witches to save both worlds. This is a fun series to watch with four movies in the series this’ll surely keep you busy.
Hocus Pocus (1993): This is a classic Halloween movie that everyone needs to watch at least once (or more). In Salem, Mass. three witches are accidentally reincarnated by a young Max as he tries to impress a girl. These witches now walk in the modern day world on Halloween night. With their hilarious interactions with the humans and great musical numbers like “I Put a Spell on You”, these witches try to regain the control they once had.
It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966): While it may be short it sure does pack a punch with a wonderful story with the gang you’ve grown up with. The Peanuts gang celebrated Halloween while Linus waits for the Great Pumpkin. This a cute must see movie which can be enjoyed by all ages.
The Haunted Mansion (2003): If you want something to make you laugh until you cry then look no further, Eddie Murphy is the actor for you and The Haunted Mansion is the movie for you! The Evers family finds themselves in an old haunted mansion with a curse on it. Laugh as Eddie Murphy tangles with the dead and evil spirits floating around as he tries to make this family outing fun for everyone.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993): You can’t go wrong with Jack Skellington weather its Halloween or Christmas. Time Burton brings out the best of both holidays in one amazing movie. The master of scares and everything Halloween, Jack Skellington, tries to be good when he stumbles upon a secret doorway that takes him into a winter wonderland. This is a wonderful movie about find yourself and it’s fun for the entire family.
The Witches (1990): While this particular movie may not be suitable for young children, it is an exciting, fun movie for adults to enjoy while their little ones gone. It’s about a little boy and his kindly grandmother who thwart the efforts of a coven of witches to rid Britain of children by turning them into mice (Rotten Tomatoes).
Signs (2002): Crop circles have been an anomaly for years where as some believed they were left by aliens, but could it be possible? A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come (IMBD).
The Blair Witch Project (1999): This hit movie made its debut in Sundance film festival. Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind (IMBD).
The Cabin in the Woods (2012): It your typical teenage scary movie, or is there something more behind this story? Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods (IMBD).
The Conjuring (2013): Horror movies based off of true events make them even more horrific. Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse (IMBD).
The Sixth Sense (1999): This movie is a classic movie that’ll keep you curled up in a ball on your couch. It’s about a boy who communicates with spirits that don’t know they’re dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist (IMBD).
Still looking for more Halloween/Horror movies to watch? Check out this top 75 Horror films of all times from Rotten Tomatoes HERE!