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Halloween movies for kids

Section: Halloween
Family watching film

While Trick or Treating might be off the cards this Halloween thanks to a certain virus, you can still curl up with your family in front of a good old Halloween film - that won't keep them up all night of course! We've rounded up the best of the bunch for your little monster.

Super Monsters Save Halloween 

Plot: The very cute Super Monsters use their powers to get their neighbors in the Halloween spirit and comfort a nervous friend.
Age: 4+
Available on: Netflix

Toy Story of Terror

Plot: Join Woody, Jessie and the gang as a fun road trip takes an unexpected turn for the worse... 
Age: 6+
Available on: Amazon

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Plot: One the whole family will enjoy. When their town's prized produce starts disappearing, it's up to cheese-loving inventor Wallace and his savvy canine companion Gromit to rescue the village.
Age: 6+
​Available on: Amazon Prime

Room on the Broom

Plot: You'll no doubt already know this popular Julia Donaldson book but did you know there's a short film adaption too? 
Age: 3+
​Available on: BBC iPlayer


Plot: This is classic story of when Casper, the friendly ghost becomes friends with paranormal expert Dr James Harvey's daughter. 
Age: 7+
​Available on: Amazon Prime

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Plot: One for older children that works for both Halloween and Christmas, in the Tim Burton classic, Jack Skellington, a being from Halloween Town, discovers Christmas, leading him to abduct Santa Claus.
Age: 8+
Available on: Amazon Prime

Double, Double, Toil & Trouble

Plot: Mary-Kate and Ashley star in this adorable film where they try to trick their evil aunt out of a magic moonstone and save their family home.
Age: 5+
​Available on: Amazon Prime

Halloween family-friendly films

If your children are teenagers or you fancy watching something a bit more mature once the kids are in bed, check out these grown-up options:

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