Halloween is here! For most of us, that means we’ve been playing on full-tilt horror movies, but when it’s time to fire something spooky up for the kids and the family, it’s probably not the best time to break out The Exorcist. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a whole arsenal of outstanding family-friendly Halloween movies to fire up during the All Hallows season, from animated classics to the most recent horror movies for scaredy-cats.
But if you’re not sure what to watch, or you’ve already showed the kids your old standby a few too many times, we’ve got you covered with a list of the best Halloween movies for kids and families to enjoy together. So once the costumes are on, the candy is cracked open, and it’s time to throw on a film, here’s our go-to guide for your Halloween must-watch movies.
And if you want something a little scarier after you put the kiddos to bed, be sure to check out our picks for the best horror movies to watch on Halloween that aren’t Halloween. Or if you are in the mood for some Michael Myers, check out our picks for every Halloween movie ranked.