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Dracula Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Classic vampire movie is more creepy than violent.
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(Release Year: 1931)
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Super Monsters: Vida's First Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet cross-cultural holiday special celebrates inclusivity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Spirited Away Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Magnificent movie with scary creatures and a strong heroine.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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A Christmas Carol (1984) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Bleak but solid adaptation of Dickens' classic.
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(Release Year: 1984)
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The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Two classic stories told in the best Disney style.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1949)
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Gremlins Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Comic horror classic is still scary; some profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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Poltergeist Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
One of the all-time great haunted house movies.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action- and creature-packed Potter sequel.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Fantastic, but kids are older, themes are darker.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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Away Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Gorgeous, tranquil film is both peaceful and perilous.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Movie Poster Image
age 7+
First Potter movie is a magical ride but also intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Jaws Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
'70s classic horror tale is still scary as ever.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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The Nightmare Before Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Tim Burton magic with just a touch of scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Fabulous, but also violent and scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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ParaNorman Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Cool-but-creepy monster flick is too scary for little kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Dear Dracula Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet, funny story of friendship is a treat for the family.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Warm Bodies Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Despite violence, book-based zombie romance is OK for teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Canterville Ghost Movie Poster Image
age 10+
TV movie version of Oscar Wilde classic has mild scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Monsters University Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Monsters Inc. prequel is a fun college comedy for all ages.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Monsterous Holiday Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Clever Halloween tale has fun with science, stereotypes.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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