29 Spooky and Fun Halloween Movies For Kids Based on Their Ages
The Halloween season is all about spooky decorations, creepy costumes, and, of course, nail-biting movies. For all those horror enthusiasts, there are endless options of scary films available to stream, from the classics — with your masked slashers and gratuitous gore — to the psychological thrillers, which may deliver less blood but are in no way less haunting. But if you're looking for a film to watch with the family this spooky season, classics like "Halloween" or even newer movies (looking at you, "Bodies Bodies Bodies") are definitely not ideal for your little ones.
So this year, skip the work of trying to find something fun but not traumatizing, and check out our list of Halloween movies for kids. Whether your child is a scary-movie-lover or not the genre's biggest fan, there's a Halloween movie out there for every kid to enjoy. For each movie, we call out the ages of the intended audiences and how much of a fright they might cause your kiddos — although, to be honest, most of these movies are more funny than creepy. Read on to see which of these scary movies for kids are sure to be a hit on your family's watch list this Halloween.
— Additional reporting by Melissa Santoyo