All things Halloween

Movies and tv specials that feature Halloween or have Halloween scenes. Some low budget schlock, some gems and stuff for kids as well.
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1.
Halloween (1978)
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On Halloween night of 1963, six-year-old Michael Myers stabbed his sister to death. After sitting in a mental hospital for 15 years, Myers escapes and returns to Haddonfield to kill. (91 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ The ultimate Halloween film. ” - zombiecupcakemassacre
 
2.
Trick 'r Treat (2007)
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Five interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: An everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes the night has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband; and a mean old man meets his match with a demonic, supernatural trick-or-treater. (82 mins.)
“ Next to the original Halloween, quite possibly the most perfect Halloween film ever. ” - zombiecupcakemassacre
 
3.
Hocus Pocus (1993)
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After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teenagers, a young girl and an immortal cat to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all. (96 mins.)
Director: Kenny Ortega
 
4.
Halloween II (1981)
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While Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt for Michael Myers, a traumatized Laurie is rushed to hospital, and the serial killer is not far behind her. (92 mins.)
Director: Rick Rosenthal
 
5.
Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)
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Kids all over America want Silver Shamrock masks for Halloween. Doctor Daniel Challis seeks to uncover a plot by Silver Shamrock owner Conal Cochran. (98 mins.)
 
6.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
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Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn't quite understand the concept. (76 mins.)
Director: Henry Selick
 
7.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
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Ten years after his original massacre, the invalid Michael Myers awakens and returns to Haddonfield to kill his seven-year-old niece on Halloween. Can Dr. Loomis stop him? (88 mins.)
 
8.
The Midnight Hour (1985 TV Movie)
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Phil, Melissa, Mitch, Mary, and Vinnie are high school friends, who unwittingly raise the dead on Halloween night. Once the dead have returned, Pitchford Cove will never be the same again....or will it? (94 mins.)
Director: Jack Bender
“ Cheesy good fun. ” - zombiecupcakemassacre
 
9.
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966 TV Special)
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The Peanuts gang celebrates Halloween while Linus waits for the Great Pumpkin. (25 mins.)
Director: Bill Melendez
 
10.
The Halloween Tree (1993 TV Movie)
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Four children learn the origins of Halloween customs while trying to save the life of their friend. (90 mins.)
Director: Mario Piluso
“ A favorite to watch during the Halloween season. ” - zombiecupcakemassacre
 
11.
House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
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Two teenage couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of murder end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers. (89 mins.)
Director: Rob Zombie
“ Love the Halloween dinner scene. ” - zombiecupcakemassacre
 
12.
Lady in White (1988)
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An author tells the story of how, as a young boy growing up in a small town during the 1960's, he was haunted after witnessing the murder of a little girl. (113 mins.)
Director: Frank LaLoggia
 
13.
Halloween 5 (1989)
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One year after the events of Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, the Shape returns to Haddonfield once again in an attempt to kill his now-mute niece. (96 mins.)
 
14.
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
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Six years after Michael Myers last terrorized Haddonfield, he returns there in pursuit of his niece, Jamie Lloyd, who has escaped with her newborn child, for which Michael and a mysterious cult have sinister plans. (87 mins.)
Director: Joe Chappelle
 
15.
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
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Laurie Strode, now the dean of a Northern California private school with an assumed name, must battle the Shape one last time and now the life of her own son hangs in the balance. (86 mins.)
Director: Steve Miner
 
16.
Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
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Three years after he last terrorized his sister, Michael Myers confronts her again, before traveling to Haddonfield to deal with the cast and crew of a reality show which is being broadcast from his old home. (94 mins.)
Director: Rick Rosenthal
 
17.
Halloween (2007)
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After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby sister, Laurie. Anyone who crosses his path is in mortal danger. (109 mins.)
Director: Rob Zombie
 
18.
Halloween II (2009)
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Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Michael's deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister. (105 mins.)
Director: Rob Zombie
 
19.
The Halloween That Almost Wasn't (1979 Short Film)
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Upset by rumors that Halloween may end, Dracula calls his mild-mannered monsters together and delivers an ultimatum - either regain their frightening image, or leave his Transylvania castle forever. (30 mins.)
Director: Bruce Bilson
 
20.
Witch's Night Out (1978 TV Movie)
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A witch, disgruntled by the fact that no one takes Halloween seriously anymore, decides to stir things up and disrupt the social gathering in her old house as well as turn a couple of kids who love monsters into actual monsters. (28 mins.)
Director: John Leach
“ A favorite since I was a kid. ” - zombiecupcakemassacre
 
21.
Night of the Demons (1988)
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Ten teenagers party at an abandoned funeral parlor on Halloween night. When an evil force awakens, demonic spirits keep them from leaving and turn their gathering into a living Hell. (90 mins.)
Director: Kevin S. Tenney
 
22.
Underfist: Halloween Bash (2008 TV Movie)
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Irwin, Hoss Delgado, Jeff the Spider, Fred Fredburger, and General Skarr from the "Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy" team up to fight an evil candy army from the Underworld on Halloween. (61 mins.)
Director: Shaun Cashman
 
23.
Ginger Snaps (2000)
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Two death-obsessed sisters, outcasts in their suburban neighborhood, must deal with the tragic consequences when one of them is bitten by a deadly werewolf. (108 mins.)
Director: John Fawcett
 
24.
Night of the Demons (2009)
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A group of kids go to a Halloween party, only to have to face down a group of demons. (93 mins.)
Director: Adam Gierasch
 
25.
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (2001 TV Series)
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Jack, a headless prankster from Grim's past, uses Billy to steal Grim's scythe so he can destroy Grim and take over the world with demons from the Netherworld. (30 mins.)
 
26.
Bugs Bunny's Howl-oween Special (1977 Short Film)
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(25 mins.)
 
27.
The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It (2007 Video)
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Bullied by her peers, tired of her parents and bugged by her little brother, goth girl Cassie decides to get some harmless revenge by reading a scary book to her brother - summoning a monster in the process. (87 mins.)
Director: Alex Zamm
 
28.
Jack-O (1995)
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A long long time ago a wizard was put to death, but he swore vengeance on the townsfolk that did him in... (88 mins.)
Director: Steve Latshaw
“ Really bad, but fun to watch if you accept it for what it is. ” - zombiecupcakemassacre
 
29.
Halloween Night (2006 Video)
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The film follows Chris Vale (Scot Nery), a young man who was wrongly convicted of murdering his family in 1982... (85 mins.)
Director: Mark Atkins
“ One of the worst films on the list. Low budget, bad acting, but since it happens on Halloween, it makes the list. ” - zombiecupcakemassacre
 
30.
The Pumpkin Karver (2006)
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It's Halloween in West Minister, and teenager Lynn Starks is attacked by a man wearing a pumpkin face mask in the basement of her house... (90 mins.)
Director: Robert Mann
“ Another low budget entry. ” - zombiecupcakemassacre
 
31.
All Hallows' Eve (2007 Video)
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October 31st begins like any other day. Adults go to work. Children go to school. But when night falls... (73 mins.)
Director: Harry Sparks
 
32.
Boo (2005)
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A handful of college students get trapped in a haunted hospital on Halloween. (94 mins.)
 
33.
The Caretaker (2008)
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A group of boys think that taking their girlfriends to a haunted house is all in good fun, but it turns out that the urban legend about the place is very real. (82 mins.)
Director: Bryce Olson
 
34.
Clownhouse (1989)
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Just before Halloween, three young brothers alone in a big house are menaced by three escaped mental patients who have murdered some traveling circus clowns and taken their identities. (81 mins.)
Director: Victor Salva
 
35.
CreepTales (2004 Video)
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On Halloween night, two shabby, dimwitted hunchbacks dig up the anthology horror video CreepTales that was buried with their Uncle Munger, and show it to their dimwitted monster friends. (105 mins.)
 
36.
Don't Look in the Cellar (2008)
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A group of college students regret their decision to sneak into the cellar of a haunted asylum on Halloween. One by one they encounter Smiley, the last of a flawed bloodline. (90 mins.)
Director: Dennis Devine
 
37.
Hallow's End (2003 Video)
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Eight college students become trapped in an Annual Haunted House when an ancient spell turns them into their Halloween costumes... (90 mins.)
Director: Jon Keeyes
 
38.
HauntedWeen (1991)
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Twenty years ago a deadly accident forced Eddie Burber from his home. Since Eddie was younger he wanted... (88 mins.)
 
39.
Hellbent (2004)
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Halloween in West Hollywood, two guys making out in a park are interrupted by a serial killer. Later that night, a group of gay kids decide to visit to the site of the murders. (84 mins.)
 
40.
The Hollow (2004 Video)
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Restless spirits stir this Hollow's Eve, beckoning Ian Cranston, the last blood relative of Ichabod Crane... (83 mins.)
Director: Kyle Newman
 
41.
Satan's Little Helper (2004)
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A naive young boy unknowingly becomes the pawn of a serial killer. (96 mins.)
Director: Jeff Lieberman
 
42.
Trick or Treat (1986)
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Sammi Curr was a famous, devil-worshiping rock star who died under mysterious circumstances. Now he wants to come back to life. Doing so requires possessing radio wave & automobiles and making a few human sacrifices. (98 mins.)
 
43.
Halloween Treat (1982 Video)
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Contains memorable scenes from "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," "Fantasia," "Lady and the Tramp," "Peter Pan," "One Hundred and One Dalmatians," and "The Sword in the Stone." (47 mins.)
 
44.
What's New, Scooby-Doo? (2002 TV Series)
Episode: A Scooby Doo Halloween (2003)
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The gang visits Velma's relatives during a Halloween festival headlined by KISS, but the festivities are interrupted by the ghost of the town's founder and a bevy of living scarecrows. (30 mins.)
 
45.
Halloweentown (1998 TV Movie)
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After learning she is a witch, a girl (Kimberly J. Brown) helps save a town full of other supernatural creatures. (84 mins.)
Director: Duwayne Dunham
 
46.
Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge (2001 TV Movie)
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The Cromwell clan split their time between the real world and "Halloweentown", but the son of an old rival threatens to make the latter "real" and the real world a place of monsters. (81 mins.)
Director: Mary Lambert
 
47.
Return to Halloweentown (2006 TV Movie)
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Marnie and Dylan are going to follow their dreams to go to college, at Halloweentown University, which is also known as Witch University. (88 mins.)
 
48.
Monster High: Ghouls Rule! (2012 TV Movie)
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When the freaky-fab guys and ghouls of Monster High get wrongly accused of Halloween high jinx by a group of normies, things get spooky. But can they prove their innocence in time for a spooktacular celebration? (70 mins.)
 
49.
Halloween Is Grinch Night (1977 Short Film)
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The evil Grinch who stole Christmas is back to steal Halloween! It's Grinch night and all over Whoville... (25 mins.)
Director: Gerard Baldwin
 
50.
Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space (2009 Short Film)
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Susan Murphy (a.k.a. Ginormica) and the Monsters are now working with the US government as special ops... (30 mins.)
Director: Peter Ramsey
 
51.
Scared Shrekless (2010 Short Film)
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Shrek gets in the Halloween spirit by challenging his fairytale friends to come up with scary stories for a contest. But the gang learn that they'll have to spend the night in Lord Farquaad's haunted castle before the winner is named. (26 mins.)