The Ultimate Halloween Movie Marathon Guide

(for People Who Don't Like Scary Movies)


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For the Nostalgic Soul: If you love reminiscing and believe the holiday season is a great time to revisit your favorites, there is no shortage of movies for your enjoyment.

The Halloweentown Movies

Halloweentown (1998)

Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge (2001)

Halloweentown III: Halloweentown High (2004) (my personal favorite, for nostalgic reasons, of course.)

Halloweentown IV: Return to Halloweentown (2006)

The Twitches Duology

Twitches (2005)

Twitches Too (2007)

Mom’s Got a Date with a Vampire (2000)

Phantom of the Megaplex (2000)

Casper Meets Wendy (1998)

Hocus Pocus (1993)

Don’t Look Under the Bed (1999)

Under Wraps (1997)

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)

The Addams Family (1991)

TV Show Honorable Mention:


Stranger Things (2016-present), of course. For a bit of nostalgia with your serving of jump-scares, you can totally binge-watch Stranger Things.

Sabrina The Teenage Witch (1996-2003)

Charmed (1998-2006)

Pretty Little Liars (2010-2017)

The Vampire Diaries (2009-2017)

The Originals (2013-2018)

Teen Wolf (2011-2017)


For the Comedy Seeker: If you like a good laugh to accompany your spooky movies, this is the list for you.

Haunted Mansion (2003)

Scary Movie (2000)

Ghostbusters (1984 & 2016)

Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016)

Funsize (2012)

For the Musical Buff

The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

The “Descendants” Movies

Descendants (2015)

Descendants 2 (2017)

Descendants 3 (2019)

ZOMBIES (2018): one of Disney’s newest musicals that, like many Disney stories, has a deeper undertone and some pretty great metaphors.


For the Film Analyst: If you love analyzing films, this list is for you. Packed to the brim with metaphors and symbolism, these films are equipped to satisfy the appetite of the most conscious viewer, no matter how many times you’ve already watched them.

Get Out (2017)

Us (2019)

Ex Machina (2014)