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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.

  • The Apostle
  • Hoops & Yoyo's Haunted Halloween
  • Fun Size
  • Dear Dracula
  • Scooby-Doo! Haunted Holidays
  • Big Top Scooby-Doo!
  • Girl vs. Monster
  • Vampire Dog
  • Frankenweenie
  • Hotel Transylvania
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks: Halloween Collection
  • After School Midnighters
  • ParaNorman
  • Scooby-Doo! Spooky Games
  • Scooby-Doo! 13 Spooky Tales: Holiday Chills And Thrills
  • Dark Shadows
  • Scooby-Doo! Music of the Vampire
  • Monster High: Escape from Skull Shores
  • Daddy, I'm A Zombie
  • Consuming Spirits
  • Monster High: Why Do Ghouls Fall in Love?
  • The Halloween Kid
  • Monster High: Fright On!
  • The Legend of the Weeping Woman
  • Night of the Living Carrots
  • A Monster in Paris
  • Spooky Buddies
  • The Dog Who Saved Halloween
  • Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur
  • Cat in the Hat: Tricks and Treats
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
  • Mars Needs Moms
  • Lilly the Witch: The Journey to Mandolan
  • New Ghoul at School
  • Scared Shrekless
  • The Boy Who Cried Werewolf
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
  • Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster
  • My Babysitter's a Vampire
  • Monster High: Ghouls Rule
  • Scooby-Doo! Camp Scare
  • The Sorcerer's Apprentice
  • The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo!
  • Scooby-Doo! Abracadabra-Doo
  • Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant
  • Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins
  • 9
  • Aliens in the Attic
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Every Other Day is Halloween
  • Scooby-Doo! and the Samurai Sword
  • Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space
  • Monsters vs Aliens
  • Race to Witch Mountain
  • Lilly the Witch The Dragon and the Magic Book
  • Coraline
  • Land of the Heads
  • Roxy Hunter and the Secret of the Shaman
  • The Munsters - Family Portrait
  • Spooky Bats and Scaredy Cats
  • Roxy Hunter and the Horrific Halloween
  • Mostly Ghostly
  • Igor
  • Sebastian's Voodoo
  • The Spiderwick Chronicles
  • Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin King
  • La leyenda de la Nahuala
  • Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost
  • Sarah Landon and the Paranormal Hour
  • The Three Robbers
  • Twitches Too
  • The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It
  • Chill Out, Scooby-Doo!
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey's Treat - Halloween Fun
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • What's New Scooby-Doo, Vol. 3 - Halloween Boos and Clues
  • The Messengers
  • Curse of Halloween
  • Casper's Scare School
  • Return to Halloweentown
  • Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Happy Haunting
  • Monster House
  • Monster Night
  • What's New Scooby-Doo, Vol. 8 - Zoinks! Camera! Action!
  • Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy!
  • The Passenger
  • Scooby-Doo! in Where's My Mummy?
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Twitches
  • Scary Godmother: The Revenge of Jimmy
  • Corpse Bride
  • Goosebumps: Scary House
  • Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
  • Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Bewitched
  • 9
  • The Magic Roundabout
  • Now You See It...
  • Aloha Scooby-Doo!