The Best Halloween Movies for Kids In 2022


Halloween is a time for family fun, pumpkin carving, and, of course, scary movies. But what are the best family Halloween movies to watch with your kids? Don’t know where to start? Worry not. We have compiled a list of the best Halloween animated movies for kids that will keep them entertained all weekend long. These are sure to be everyone’s favorite all the time.

Here are kids’ Halloween movies on Netflix.

Labyrinth (1986)

Director: Jim Henson

Writer: Terry Jones

Cast: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud

IMDB Rating: 7.4/10

In this cult classic, a 16-year old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when the Goblin King steals him away. Armed with only a magic crystal and some advice from David Bowie as Jareth the Goblin King, she enters into an adventure that takes us through time and space in one unforgettable movie. Ensure to watch it.

Beetlejuice (1988)

Directors: Tim Burton, Michael Kalesniko

Writer: Warren Skaaren, Michael McDowell

Cast: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton

IMDB Rating: 7.5/10

This classic comedy follows the story of a recently deceased couple who try to annoy the new owners of their house to scare them away. They both enlist Beetlejuice, a friendly bio-exorcist who has all sorts of tricks up his sleeve and is ready to help the couple at any cost. How does it end? Watch the movie.

Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

Writer: Eiko Kadono, Hayao Miyazaki

Cast: Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma, Kirsten Dunst

IMDB Rating: 7.9/10

This is the story of a young witch who must spend a year on her own in a remote town, relying only on herself and her flying broom for survival. Finally, she manages to find the perfect job: running an air courier service delivering packages all over the city of Koriko. Although it’s hard work, she is determined not to let anything stand in her way. Does she succeed? Why not watch the movie?

The Witches (1990)

Director: Nicolas Roeg, Jim Henson

Writer: Allan Scott, Roald Dahl

Cast: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher

IMDB Rating: 6.9/10

This movie follows the story of a boy who has to fight off the evilest woman in history – witches. It is based on Roald Dahl’s famous novel of the same name, and it will have you both gasping for breath and laughing out loud at all the right moments. Ensure to watch the movie to the end with your kids.

Little Monsters (1989)

Director: Richard Alan Greenberg, Brian Levant

Writer: J. David Stem, Teddy Elliot

Cast: Fred Savage, Howie Mandel, Daniel Stern

IMDB Rating: 6.1/10

This movie follows the story of a young boy who discovers that his new neighbor is a monster. He befriends him, and together they go on an adventure to steal the souls of all his classmates so that Maurice can finally become human again. Watch the movie for the whole story.

The Addams Family (1991)

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld

Writer: Caroline Thompson, Charles Addams

Cast: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd

IMDB Rating: 6.9/10

The story follows the family of Morticia and Gomez Addams, who discover that they have a long-lost uncle, Fester. He is welcomed back with open arms and even marries Morticia’s sister Grandmama. However, the family then learns that their new relative lives in an insane asylum because he was accused of kidnapping children many years ago.

Double, Double, Toil and Trouble (1993)

Director: Stuart Margolin

Writer: Jurgen Wolf

Cast: Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Cloris Leachman

IMDB Rating: 5.9/10

In this movie, we follow the story of two young witches who have just discovered that they are sisters and accidentally unleash a demon. They must work together to stop it and save their town from destruction. Will they succeed? Watch the movie.

Hocus Pocus (1993)

Director: Kenny Ortega

Writer: Neil Cuthbert, Mick Garris, Marc Shaiman

Cast: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy

IMDB Rating: 6.9/10

This movie follows the story of three witches who are resurrected in Salem on Halloween night. They’ve got one hour to suck the souls out of innocent children and stay immortal, or they’ll be stuck as dead witches forever. Watch out for how this unfolds.

Matilda (1996)

Director: Danny DeVito

Writer: Roald Dahl, Nicholas Kazan, Robin Swicord

Cast: Mara Wilson, Pam Ferris, Danny DeVito

IMDB Rating: 6.9/10

This story follows the life of a young girl who is extremely smart and has telekinetic powers. She is forced to live with her evil parents and their equally horrible friends, but things change when she starts school. There she makes some great new friends who end up saving the day.

Don’t Look Under The Bed (1999)

Director: Kenneth Johnson

Writer: Mark Edward Edens

Cast: Erin Chambers, Ty Hodges, Robin Riker

IMDB Rating: 6.8/10

This movie follows the story of a little girl who is terrified to go to sleep at night. She is convinced that creatures from under her bed will get her, but when she meets a new friend who has the same problem, it makes them feel better. The two team up together and end up saving both their lives in the process.

The Little Vampire (2000)

Director: Uli Edel

Writer: Angela Sommer-Bodenburg, Karey KirkPatrick, Larry Wilson

Cast: Jonathan Lipnicki, Rollo Weeks, Richard E. Grant

IMDB Rating: 5.8/10

This movie follows the story of a young vampire who has to move in with his grandparents after living in Germany. He meets a new friend in school, and together they discover that an ancient prophecy about vampires could be coming true. They work hard to try and stop it from happening, but things go wrong…Watch out for the movie to see what went wrong.

Scooby Doo (2002)

Director: Raja Gosnell

Writer: James Gunn, Charles Selden

Cast: Freddie Prinze Jr, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Mathew Lillard

IMDB Rating: 5.2/10

This movie follows the story of a group of teenagers who love solving mysteries. They come together and work hard to clear their names from being framed for stealing an ancient artifact. Together they go on an adventure to steal the souls of all his classmates so that Maurice can finally become human again.

The Haunted Mansion (2003)

Director: Rob Minkoff

Writer: David Berenbaum

Cast: Eddie Murphy, Terence Stamp, Martha Thomason

IMDB Rating: 5.1/10

This movie follows the story of a real estate agent who is pushed to sell one specific house even though it’s known for being haunted. He ends up going inside and discovering that it’s not just any regular ghost. Together he, his family, and their butler go on an adventure where they’ll try anything to save the people living in the mansion.

Spirited Away (2001)

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

Writer: Hayao Miyazaki, Diana Wynne Jones

Cast: Rumi Hiiragi, Miyu Irino, Daveigh Chase

IMDB Rating: 8.6/10

This story follows the life of a young girl who is forced to live with her parents in a hot, polluted, and busy place. She ends up meeting a young boy who invites her into the spirit world, where she has to work hard to free herself from an evil spell. Does she manage? Watch the movie.

Halloweentown (1998)

Director: Duwayne Dunham

Writer: Paul Bernabaum, John Cooksey, Ali Marie Matheson

Cast: Debbie Reynolds, Kimberly J. Brown, Judith Hoag

IMDB Rating: 6.7/10

This movie follows the story of a young girl who discovers that she is a witch. She goes to live with her grandmother, who teaches her that she must go back in time and stop the plans of an evil warlock. She teams up with some friends along the way, but it’s not easy saving Halloweentown.

Spookley the Square Pumpkin (2004)

Director: Bernie Denk

Writer: Joy Troiano, Tom Hughes

Cast: Sonja Ball, Craig Francis, Rick Jones

IMDB Rating: 5.0/10

This story follows the life of a unique pumpkin named Spookley. He is different from all the other pumpkins since he is square. He goes on an adventure to help save his friends from being turned into pies. Along the way, Spookley learns about what it means to be unique and how that can lead to something great.

Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)

Director: Steve Box, Nick Park

Writer: Bob Baker, Nick Park, Steve Box

Cast: Peter Sallis, Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes

IMDB Rating: 7.4/10

This movie follows the story of Wallace and his dog friend Gromit. They discover a giant were-rabbit has been eating all of the vegetables from their town. Together they decide to take action and stop this menace once and for all.

Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie (2005)

Director: Saul Blinkoff, Elliot M. Bour

Writer: Brian Hohlfeld, Annie Evans, A.A Milne

Cast: Jim Cummings, Jimmy Bennet, Peter Cullen

IMDB Rating: 6.5/10

This movie follows the story of Winnie the Pooh and his friends. They go on an adventure to help Roo, who has lost his balloon. Along the way, they discover a creature and decide to help him as well.

Monster House (2006)

Director: Gil Kenan

Writer: Dan Harmon, Rob Schrab

Cast: Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner, Spencer Locke

IMDB Rating: 6.6/10

This movie follows the story of a teenage neighborhood watch group who discover something evil living in their town. They go on an adventure to find out what it is and figure out how to make sure everyone in their neighborhood stays safe. Do they manage? Watch the movie.

Corpse Bride (2005)

Director: Tim Burton, Mike Johnson

Writer: John August, Carlos Grange

Cast: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Wilson

IMDB Rating: 7.3/10

This story follows the life of a young man who is about to marry his fianc√©. However, he discovers that the woman he is marrying isn’t who she seems to be on their wedding day. So he runs out of his wedding and heads off to a place called the forest of lost souls, where he meets a corpse bride.

Spooky Buddies (2011)

Director: Robert Vince

Writer: Kevin Dicicco, Roibert Vince

Cast: Tucker Albrizzi, Diedrich Bader, Ameko EKs Mass Carroll

IMDB Rating: 4.6/10

This movie follows the story of five young puppies who must go on an adventure to save their owner from a curse that has been put on them. They try to find the only thing that can break this curse – a magical amulet. What happens next? Make sure you watch the whole movie.

Coraline (2009)

Director: Henry Selick

Writer: Neil Gaiman, Henry Selick

Cast: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman

IMDB Rating: 7.7/10

This movie follows the story of a young girl who discovers that there is a whole other world behind her door. She gets to go on an adventure and meet some interesting people along the way. Watch the movie to see what happens next.

Hotel Transylvania (2012)

Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

Writer: Peter Baynham, Robert Smigel, Todd Durham

IMDB Rating: 7.1/10

Dracula has decided to open up a five-star hotel that can cater to all types of monsters. However, when the last two humans in the world check into the hotel, Dracula must figure out how to deal with them for his dream of running a successful business to come true. Does Dracula manage to do it? Ensure you watch the whole movie.

In this movie, you will find all kinds of emotions that you would expect from animated movies, from laughter to tears. Furthermore, we liked that it was not scary so parents don’t need to worry about their kids getting scared while watching it. Like the Ice Age films, it has a storyline that is crafted into a bond of humor, love, and friendship that is inspiring.

Paranorman (2012)

Director: Chris Butler, Sam Fell

Writer: Chris Butler, John August

Cast: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

IMDB Rating: 7.0/10

This movie follows the story of a young boy named Norman who can see ghosts. He must go on an adventure to save his town from zombies that are coming back to life. Does he succeed? Ensure to watch the movie to get the whole story and also what happened after that.

Fun Size (2012)

Director: Josh Schwartz

Writer: Max Werner

Cast: Victoria Justice, Johnny Knoxville, Chelsea Handler

IMDB Rating: 5.4/10

This movie follows the story of a teenage girl who loses her younger brother on Halloween night. This is after she tricks him into going out to meet up with a mysterious woman. She must then go and try and find him before her mother finds out that he is missing. Watch the movie to see what she does next.

Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest (2013)

Director: Scott Heming, Andrei Svislotski, Jeff McGrath

Writer: Joe Fallon

Cast: Frank Welker, Jeff Bennet, Rino Romano

IMDB Rating: 6.9/10

This movie follows the story of a young monkey named George who goes on an adventure to try and save his friend – Hundley. They must go and find the enormous candy stash around to make this happen. Do they succeed in their mission? Ensure to watch the movie to the end.

Room on the Broom (2012)

Director: Max Lang, Jan Lachaeur

Writer: Julia Donaldson, Joanna Scanlan, Axel Sheffler, Max Lang

Cast: Simon Pegg, Gillian Anderson, Rob Brydon

IMDB Rating: 7.6/10

This movie follows the story of a kind witch who finds herself having to help several animals during one Halloween night. She decides to let them all come along with her on her broom. This resulted in a lot of fun for everyone involved.

Toy Story of Terror (2013)

Director: Angus MacLane

Writer: Angus MacLane, Andrew Stanton, John Lasseter

Cast: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack

IMDB Rating: 7.5/10

This movie follows the story of all your favorite toys on a road trip when they get into trouble with some bad guys. They must go and save one another by getting involved in some crazy Halloween adventures. Will they manage? Watch the movie.

Coco (2017)

Director: Lee Unkrich

Writer: Matthew Aldrich, Adrian Molina|

Cast: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt

IMDB Rating: 8.4/10

This movie follows the story of a young boy who has to go on an epic journey through his family’s history after discovering that they are cursed. He must go and find the famous Hector if he ever hopes to break this curse.

Mary and the Witch’s Flower (2017)

Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Giles New

Writer: Riko Sakaguchi, Mary Stewart

Cast: Hana Sugisaki, Ryunosuke Kamiki, Yuki Amami

IMDB Rating: 6.8/10

This movie follows the story of a young girl who finds herself in an academy for witches. She must go and try her best to become one if she ever hopes to get back home. However, she soon learns that not everything is as it seems.

Joshua Garner

Joshua calls himself nerd+geek who is also passionate about football. He enjoys comics, animes, and science fiction. He finds his comfort in writing about suspense, thrillers and science fiction shows and movies.

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