Most Halloween-themed movies revolve around blood, horror, and gore, which — don’t get us wrong — can be great, but sometimes curling up with a cup of hot apple cider and bowl of your favorite candy and popcorn while watching a light-hearted comedy is all you want to do on Halloween night.
From ’90s fan favorites to quirky flicks you’ll want to watch on repeat, this selection of movies will keep you entertained all night long. Check out the best funny Halloween-themed movies ahead, and enjoy a hilariously haunting holiday in!
The House With a Clock in Its Walls
When a young orphan named Lewis goes to live with his quirky uncle (Jack Black), he realizes that his uncle is a powerful magic practitioner. Wh is good since Lewis accidentally awakens the dead.
In Tim Burton’s animated Frankenweenie, a young Victor Frankenstein figures out how to reanimate Sparky, his dead bull terrier. Chaos ensues when all the other kids want to resurrect their dead pets as well.
Marnie and her siblings discover they come from a family of witches in this OG Disney classic. If the first Halloweentown has you hooked, you’ll want to check out the three following films.
Arguably one of the best Halloween movies, Hocus Pocus features Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy as three witches on a hunt for eternal youth on Halloween. Thora Birch plays the heroic young trick-or-treater who falls into their clutches when her older brother wakes them from a deep sleep.
The Addams Family
This 1991 flick tells the tale of a creepy, mysterious, and spooky — but above all, kooky — family visited by their long-lost uncle. This “uncle” is actually a con artist, and he soon realizes that he messed with the wrong family.
The Haunted Mansion
Based on the Disneyland ride of the same name, The Haunted Mansion is a silly, spooky treat that stars Eddie Murphy as Jim Evers, a workaholic real estate agent. During a family vacation, Jim, generally a nonbeliever when it comes to the supernatural, brings his wife and kids up to a creepy mansion to make a business deal. Things don’t go as planned when a storm traps them there, and the Evers get caught up in the manor’s curse.
Ah, Casper, the movie that made you want a ghost best friend. This sweet little movie is all about the nostalgia and the lighter side of Halloween. That makes it a perfect film to share with the youngsters in your life.
Scary Movie 1-5
This popular film franchise pulls plots, characters, and scares from the most recent scary movies. The result is a hilarious, satirical amalgamation of every horror trope you can imagine.
Adam Sandler voices Dracula in this kid-friendly Halloween movie. The famous vampire has built an extravagant castle in Transylvania mountains, where all supernatural creatures, including his teenage daughter, Mavis (voiced by Selena Gomez), will be safe from the prying eyes of humans. His plan works until a human boy (Andy Samberg) shows up and falls in love with Mavis.
Scooby-Doo: The Movie and Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
The classic mystery-solving gang Velma, Daphne, Fred, Shaggy, and Scooby first must uncover what’s going on at Spooky Island in Scooby-Doo: The Movie. Then they are back to save the town of Coolsville from a monstrous attack in Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed.
Tripcarte Asia know you want to spend your Halloween out, but we do want you to be safe!