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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 170 horror films in this list.

  • Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
  • Trico Tri Happy Halloween
  • The Meg
  • The Little Vampire 3D
  • Halloween Spookies
  • The Legend of the Chupacabras
  • Mostly Ghostly 3: One Night in Doom House
  • R.L. Stine's Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls
  • Goosebumps
  • The Fog of Courage
  • Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend?
  • A Monsterous Holiday
  • Extraordinary Tales
  • The Halloween Kid
  • The Boy Who Cried Werewolf
  • My Babysitter's a Vampire
  • Land of the Heads
  • Mostly Ghostly
  • Sebastian's Voodoo
  • Sarah Landon and the Paranormal Hour
  • The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It
  • The Messengers
  • Curse of Halloween
  • The Passenger
  • Goosebumps: Scary House
  • Goosebumps: Night of the Living Dummy III
  • The Hollow
  • Van Helsing
  • Hair High
  • The Others
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman
  • Monster Mash
  • Believe
  • Sleepy Hollow
  • The Night of the Headless Horseman
  • Goosebumps: Deep Trouble
  • Goosebumps: Cry of the Cat
  • Goosebumps: The Ghost Next Door
  • Goosebumps: How I Got My Shrunken Head
  • Goosebumps: Chillogy
  • Pumpkin Man
  • Goosebumps: The Perfect School
  • Tower of Terror
  • Under Wraps
  • Goosebumps: One Day at Horrorland
  • Goosebumps: My Best Friend Is Invisible
  • Goosebumps: A Shocker on Shock Street
  • Shadow Zone: My Teacher Ate My Homework
  • Goosebumps: Monster Blood
  • Goosebumps: The Scarecrow Walks at Midnight
  • Season's Greetings
  • Goosebumps: Ghost Beach
  • Goosebumps: Go Eat Worms
  • Goosebumps: The Headless Ghost
  • Goosebumps: Attack of the Mutant
  • The Craft
  • Goosebumps: Say Cheese and Die
  • Goosebumps: It Came from Beneath the Kitchen Sink
  • Goosebumps: Stay Out of the Basement
  • Goosebumps: Night of the Living Dummy
  • Dracula: Dead and Loving It
  • Goosebumps: Return of the Mummy
  • Goosebumps: Welcome to Camp Nightmare
  • Runaway Brain
  • Tiny Toons Night Ghoulery
  • Here Come the Munsters
  • Hocus Pocus
  • Stepmonster
  • Dracula
  • Death Becomes Her
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • The Addams Family
  • Ernest Scared Stupid
  • The Willies
  • Arachnophobia
  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch
  • The Witches
  • Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
  • Tremors
  • My Mom's a Werewolf
  • The 'Burbs
  • Saturday the 14th Strikes Back
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • Paperhouse
  • My Best Friend Is a Vampire
  • The Outing
  • The Lost Boys
  • Ghost Chase
  • Bride of Boogedy
  • Ghost Fever
  • Munchies
  • Little Shop of Horrors
  • Mr. Boogedy
  • Critters
  • Invaders from Mars
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Once Bitten
  • Ghoulies
  • Gremlins
  • Poltergeist