18 October 2012 4:33 PM, PDT | Filmology | See recent Filmology news »

It's that time of year again: the leaves have changed, pumpkins have been carved, and once it gets dark, something always seems to be lurking right behind you. Lock your doors, break out the candy corn, and get ready to be spooked.

Here are 10 of the best Halloween movies of all time:

1. Halloween


Nothing says "Halloween" quite like Michael Myers stalking a young Jamie Lee Curtis. Watch out for the Boogeyman… 

2. Disney's The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow

Forget the one with Johnny Depp. This 1949 animated Disney short is the perfect mix of comedy and terror.

3. It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Charlie Brown got a rock, and Linus waited in the pumpkin patch all night for the Great Pumpkin. Halloween doesn't get any better than this.

4. Hocus Pocus

Need a reason to watch Hocus Pocus? Here are 30.

5. Goosebumps: The Haunted Mask

R.L. Stine sure knew how to scare the »

- Michelle McGahan

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