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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 36 thrillers in this list.

  • The Apostle
  • Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant
  • 9
  • Race to Witch Mountain
  • Sarah Landon and the Paranormal Hour
  • The Messengers
  • Goosebumps: Scary House
  • The Haunted Mansion
  • The Others
  • Sleepy Hollow
  • The Sixth Sense
  • Goosebumps: Deep Trouble
  • Goosebumps: Cry of the Cat
  • Goosebumps: The Ghost Next Door
  • Addams Family Reunion
  • Goosebumps: How I Got My Shrunken Head
  • Godzilla
  • Goosebumps: The Perfect School
  • Tower of Terror
  • Goosebumps: A Shocker on Shock Street
  • 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
  • Goosebumps: Welcome to Camp Nightmare
  • The Crow
  • Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
  • The 'Burbs
  • Critters
  • Sherlock Holmes and the Baskerville Curse
  • The Watcher in the Woods
  • Jaws
  • Psycho
  • Godzilla
  • The Mummy's Tomb
  • The Mad Doctor