Scary (But Not TOO Scary!) Halloween Movies

If your kids like a little spookiness along with their tricks and treats, this list of scary (but not too scary!) Halloween movies is sure to hit just the right note. The movies and TV specials on this list celebrate all things Halloween -- like pumpkins, candy, costumes, and more -- or else they add a humorous spin on traditional spooky monsters. Either way, they're perfect for a family movie night all October long. But if you are looking for something with a bit more edge for teens, try our Best Horror Movies list.

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Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest

age 3+

George finds mischief in mildly spooky Halloween tale.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2013)
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Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey's Monster Musical

age 3+

Gently spooky tales focus on music and problem solving.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2015)
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Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie

age 3+

Sweet-as-honey Halloween story with Pooh and pals.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2005)
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MOVIE

Eloise's Rawther Unusual Halloween

age 4+

Halloween mystery has some mild frights.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2008)
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A Go! Go! Cory Carson Halloween Poster Image
MOVIE

A Go! Go! Cory Carson Halloween

age 4+

Courage overcomes mild scares in cute holiday special.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2020)
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MOVIE

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

age 4+

Halloween isn't complete without this classic.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2000)
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MOVIE

Spookley the Square Pumpkin

age 4+

Delightful musical tale of pumpkin who doesn't fit in.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2005)
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MOVIE

Super Monsters Save Halloween

age 4+

Short tale gently helps preschoolers handle fear.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2018)
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Super Monsters: Vida's First Halloween

age 4+

Sweet cross-cultural holiday special celebrates inclusivity.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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MOVIE

Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman

age 5+

A loveable horror story with life lessons.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2000)
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MOVIE

Dear Dracula

age 5+

Sweet, funny story of friendship is a treat for the family.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2012)
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MOVIE

Mickey's House of Villains

age 5+

Celebrate Halloween with Disney's creepiest.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2002)
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MOVIE

The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad

age 6+

Two classic stories told in the best Disney style.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1949)
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Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein

age 6+

Spooky adventure mixes silly songs with scares.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1999)
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MOVIE

Bugs Bunny's Halloween Hijinx

age 6+

A classic cartoon's take on scary monsters.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2005)
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Casper Meets Wendy

age 6+

Hilary Duff's silly spook-fest is good tween fun.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1998)
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MOVIE

Scared Shrekless

age 6+

Halloween "scary tale" is a real treat for families.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2011)
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MOVIE

Scooby-Doo and the Goblin King

age 6+

Silly Scooby fun, but watch for spooky characters.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2008)
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Toy Story of TERROR!

age 6+

Horror film-themed TV special is sweet treat for families.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein

age 7+

Classic comedy-horror for older kids and teens.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1948)
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