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✨ A Not-So-Scary Halloween ✨

🕷️ An ongoing list of non-scary (read: family friendly and no gore) and semi-scary (read: less family-friendly and possibly a small amount of gore) horror, fantasy, and sci-fi films.

🕸️ Not all of the films listed here take place on or during or on Halloween and not all are horror, but all are acceptable for the season.

🕷️ Includes some shorts, volumes, and specials. Also includes what I consider to be some introductory horror for the older kids (ie. Jaws and Psycho).

🕸️ Please feel free to recommend films you feel should be on this list or to (kindly) debate the ones which you think should be removed.

There are 28 films in this list released in the 1970s.

  • The Black Hole
  • CBS Library: Once Upon a Midnight Dreary
  • Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy in the Pumpkin Who Couldn't Smile
  • Casper's Halloween Special
  • The Halloween That Almost Wasn't
  • Scooby-Doo Goes Hollywood
  • The Flintstones Meet Rockula and Frankenstone
  • Witch's Night Out
  • Bugs Bunny's Howl-oween Special
  • The Cat from Outer Space
  • Child of Glass
  • Return from Witch Mountain
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Halloween with the New Addams Family
  • Halloween Is Grinch Night
  • The Fat Albert Halloween Special
  • Freaky Friday
  • Kenny & Company
  • The Paul Lynde Halloween Special
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Pink Plasma
  • Jaws
  • Escape to Witch Mountain
  • Young Frankenstein
  • The Demon
  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
  • Bedknobs and Broomsticks
  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory