Top 10 Halloween movies to see this October
In the spirit of October, I took it upon myself to create a quiz of 30 Halloween movies to watch before and during Halloween. More than 30 people voted. Starting at the bottom to the top-rated movie, here are the top 10 Halloween movies to watch this October.
10. Hocus Pocus
Hocus Pocus is a family/fantasy movie. It is about a teenage boy named Max who has explored an abandoned house with his sister Dani. During that time, they accidentally resurrected three witches, Sarah, Dani, and Winifred on Halloween night. Now, Max has to find a way to capture them before they become immortal with the help of a magical cat. You can find this on Disney+.
Halloween is a horror/thriller movie released in 1978, is about Michael Myers, who was sent to a sanitarium as a child for murdering his sister, Judith Myers. 15 years later, he escapes and starts stalking and killing people on Halloween. Halloween is so popular that they made 10 more movies after the first one. You can watch Halloween on Prime Video.
8. Monster House
Monster House is a comedy/horror movie made in 2006. It follows three tweens DJ, Chowder, and Jenny – who try destroying a house that turns into a monster, eating anything that goes on its property. Monster House is streaming on Netflix currently.
7. IT (2017)
IT, a horror/thriller is about seven friends who are terrorized by Pennywise the dancing clown who disguises itself as their biggest fear. The seven friends team up to try taking “It” down. You can currently watch IT on prime video.
6. The Nightmare Before Christmas
The Nightmare Before Christmas is a family/fantasy movie that revolves around “The Pumpkin King,” Jack Skellington, who was tired of doing the same thing over and over again for Halloween. When he stumbles upon Christmas Town, Jack Skillington decides HalloweenTown is ready for a change, but things don’t always go as planned. You can find this on Disney+.
Ghostbusters is a comedy/fantasy following three scientists who were kicked out of a university where they studied the occult, and now they opened up a shop at an old firehouse where they now catch ghosts. Ghostbusters is currently streaming now on FXNOW.
Annabelle is a horror/thriller that started when John Form buys his wife, Mia, an old doll named Annabelle that eventually starts tormenting them to the point where they need to find a way to get rid of it. You can rent Annabelle on Amazon video.
Coraline, a family/horror, is about an 11 – year – old girl who finds a new world on the other side of a little door in her living room. Strangely, the other world is made to fit her wildest dreams and buttons. Later, Coraline realized it was all too good to be true. Coraline can be rented on Amazon video.
Scream, a horror/mystery, is about a killer who targets a girl and her friends by strange phone calls and horror films, all part of a deadly game. You can stream Scream on HBO Max now.
1. The Conjuring
The Conjuring, a horror/thriller, follows the Perron family, who unknowingly move into a haunted house causing them to have many sleepless nights. With the help of Ed and Lorraine Warren, they try to get rid of the demonic entities attached to the house. “The Conjuring” is based on a true story about a house in Rhode Island. The Conjuring is currently streaming on HBO Max.