Halloween is all about getting frightened and spooked! One of the best ways to get yourself absorbed in the season of scares is by immersing yourself in a bunch of scaretastic movies. Here’s our list of Halloween movies for you to binge on.
For a dose of horror and mystery, check out Scream. A story about a teenage girl and her friends threatened by a killer who uses horror films in his deadly game.
The Shining (1980)
A good mix of drama and horror is offered by this 1980 film about a family traveling to a remote hotel where an evil and spirit possesses the father into committing violence, while his gifted son sees horrendous intuitions from the past and the future.
If you’re a fan of thrillers, Psycho is the movie for you. This 1960 masterpiece by Alfred Hitchcock tells a tale of a secretary on the run who checks into an isolated motel run by a twisted young guy controlled by his mother.
Let The Right One In (2008)
This Swedish masterwork released in 2008 is a horror picture about a browbeaten boy who discovers love and in an attractive but unusual girl.
One Halloween night in 1963, a six-year-old kid named Michael Myers knifed his sister to death. 15 years after, he escapes the mental hospital and returns to his hometown to kill. A great horror/thriller mix from the amazing John Carpenter that would surely give you a good fright.
The Addams Family (1991)
A story that revolves around a peculiar family that is being swindled by frauds claiming to be their long-lost uncle.
Trick ‘r Treat (2007)
A story of five entwined pieces that happened on Halloween: A high school principal who has a double life as a serial killer; a college girl who might have found her true love; a group of teenage kids who pull a mean trick; a woman and her holiday-fixated spouse; and a cruel old man who meets his match in a sinister, paranormal trick-or-treater.
Fright Night (1985)
A teenager discovers that he lives next door to a vampire and no one believes him. An interesting mingle of horror and thriller elements that will definitely entertain you this Halloween.
Friday the 13th (1980)
This is probably one of the Halloween movies that has a lot of versions, remakes, prequels, and sequels I know. One good reason: it’s a really great story that has a lot of possible twists. Friday the 13th follows the story of a team of camp counselors being followed and slain by an unknown attacker as they try to reopen a summer camp where a child drowned before.
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
The famous tale about the ‘Headless Horseman’ brought to life in this 1999 motion picture. For those who love fantasy, horror, and mystery, Sleepy Hollow is for you. Of course, it’s highly recommended because it’s a Tim Burton work.
These are just some of the awesome Halloween movies that will get you into the holiday spirit in the comfort of your own home. Get your blankets (for covering your face) and a bowl of treats as you go through this list. What are other Halloween flicks you could think of? Let us know in the comments section below.