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1. Can't Buy Me Love (1987)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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A nerdy outcast secretly pays the most popular girl in school one thousand dollars to be his girlfriend.

Director: Steve Rash | Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Amanda Peterson, Courtney Gains, Tina Caspary

Votes: 25,783 | Gross: $31.62M

2. Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Horror

4.7
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30 Metascore

Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis, Patrice Lovely, Yousef Erakat

Votes: 4,287 | Gross: $73.16M

3. Trick 'r Treat (2007)

R | 82 min | Horror, Thriller

6.8
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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.

Director: Michael Dougherty | Stars: Anna Paquin, Brian Cox, Dylan Baker, Rochelle Aytes

Votes: 66,783

4. Tales of Halloween (2015)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Horror

5.4
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64 Metascore

Ten stories are woven together by their shared theme of Halloween night in an American suburb, where ghouls, imps, aliens and axe murderers appear for one night only to terrorize unsuspecting residents.

Directors: Darren Lynn Bousman, Axelle Carolyn, Adam Gierasch, Andrew Kasch, Neil Marshall, Lucky McKee, Mike Mendez, Dave Parker, Ryan Schifrin, John Skipp, Paul Solet | Stars: Adrienne Barbeau, Hunter Smit, Cameron Easton, Caroline Williams

Votes: 7,504

5. Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

5.9
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43 Metascore

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?

Director: Dwight H. Little | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Ellie Cornell, Danielle Harris, George P. Wilbur

Votes: 31,834 | Gross: $17.77M

6. Hell Night (1981)

R | 101 min | Horror, Thriller

5.8
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Four college pledges are forced to spend the night in a deserted old mansion, where they are stalked by the monstrous survivor of a family massacre years earlier.

Director: Tom DeSimone | Stars: Linda Blair, Vincent Van Patten, Peter Barton, Kevin Brophy

Votes: 4,376

7. The Night Before Halloween (2016 TV Movie)

90 min | Horror

4.6
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On the night before Halloween, seventeen year-old Megan and her group of friends are conned into taking part in a prank that accidentally lands their friend Beth in a coma. What Megan and ... See full summary »

Director: Sheldon Wilson | Stars: Bailee Madison, Justin Kelly, Jahmil French, Kiana Madeira

Votes: 206

8. The Mine (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

3.8
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Five school friends seek adventure on Halloween night in an abandoned, haunted mine, only to find to their horror that the ghostly rumors may be true as they fight for survival.

Director: Jeff Chamberlain | Stars: Reiley McClendon, Adam Hendershott, Valerie C. Walker, Jordan Chamberlain

Votes: 1,034

9. Mischief Night (2014)

88 min | Horror

4.9
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The night before Halloween, a teenage babysitter is stalked by a masked killer; but in an unusual turn of events, victim and victimizer begin to develop romantic feelings for each other.

Director: Travis Baker | Stars: Brooke Anne Smith, Marc Valera, Nikki Limo, Matt Angel

Votes: 604

10. Trick or Treats (1982)

R | 91 min | Horror

4.0
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A baby sitter is stuck watching over a young brat on Halloween night who keeps playing vicious pranks on her. To add to her trouble the boy's deranged father has escaped from an asylum and is planning on making a visit.

Director: Gary Graver | Stars: Jacqueline Giroux, Peter Jason, Chris Graver, David Carradine

Votes: 377

11. Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade (2003 Video)

G | 62 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.9
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Wow - fifth grade. But what good is practically being a grown-up when the teacher's a big sourpuss?

Director: Howy Parkins | Stars: Rickey D'Shon Collins, Jason Davis, Myles Jeffrey, Ashley Johnson

Votes: 1,357

12. Monster High: Ghouls Rule! (2012 TV Movie)

71 min | Animation, Family

5.9
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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?

Directors: Mike Fetterly, Steve Sacks | Stars: Erin Fitzgerald, Steve Staley, Ogie Banks, Salli Saffioti

Votes: 539

13. The Pumpkin Karver (2006)

R | 90 min | Horror

3.2
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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. Her younger brother Jonathan is carving a pumpkin in... See full summary »

Director: Robert Mann | Stars: Michael Zara, Amy Weber, Brian Kary, Bryan Jamerson

Votes: 1,264

14. Kenny & Company (1976)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Several days in the life of Kenny, a typical 12-year-old, and his friends. Kenny goes through all the activities that most of us went through as kids as he and his friends prepare for ... See full summary »

Director: Don Coscarelli | Stars: Dan McCann, A. Michael Baldwin, Jeff Roth, Ralph Richmond

Votes: 389

15. Halloween Night (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 85 min | Horror

4.0
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The film follows Chris Vale (Scot Nery), a young man who was wrongly convicted of murdering his family in 1982, and admitted into an insane asylum based largely on the fact that Chris had ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Atkins | Stars: Derek Osedach, Rebekah Kochan, Scot Nery, Sean Durrie

Votes: 824

16. Honeyspider (2014)

76 min | Horror, Thriller

3.5
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It's Halloween day in 1989 and college student Jackie Blue wants to enjoy a quiet birthday in the midst of a chaotic semester at school. Her friend Amber has other ideas and persuades ... See full summary »

Director: Josh Hasty | Stars: Frank J. Aard, Anjali Alm-Basu, Brad Baker, Katie Bearden

Votes: 115

17. Casper the Friendly Ghost: He Ain't Scary, He's Our Brother (1979 TV Movie)

30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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Casper embarks on a journey to save Halloween.

Directors: Carl Urbano, Chris Cuddington | Stars: Greg Alter, Lucille Bliss, Diana McCannon, Julie McWhirter

Votes: 71

18. Penguin Halloween Panic (2015 TV Movie)

22 min | Animation

8.4
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Everyone is in the spirit for Halloween treats, except for Blizzard, who feels that tricks are the treat. Blizzard befriends a specter named Polter-Gus and accidentally unleash a swarm of unfriendly ghosts who terrorize the island.

Director: Tobias Fouracre | Stars: Wallace Shawn, Mikey Kelley, Eric Bauza, Chris Diamantopoulos

Votes: 5

19. The Fat Albert Halloween Special (1977 TV Short)

30 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.1
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While attempting their Halloween mischief, the kids get the ultimate scare from the lady who lives in the spooky house by the graveyard. When some of the kids do not return from ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Sutherland | Stars: Bill Cosby, Jan Crawford, Gerald Edwards, Eric Suter

Votes: 97

20. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Trick or Treason (1994 TV Movie)

30 min | Animation

7.4
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Anxious to join the Monster Club, precocious singing chipmunk Alvin undergoes a grueling trick-or-treat initiation.

Director: Walt Kubiak | Stars: Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Vanessa Bagdasarian, Michael Bagdasarian

Votes: 38

21. The Witch's Cat (1948)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short

5.5
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A witch and her really-stupid cat try to disrupt a Halloween celebration by the mice. They swoop down on the mice as they are parading around a bonfire. But the cat burns its tail, is ... See full summary »

Director: Mannie Davis

Votes: 22

22. Saturday Night Live: Halloween Special (1991 TV Special)

Comedy, Horror

7.6
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Compilation of Halloween themed sketches from various seasons of Saturday Night Live, hosted by Wayne's World's Wayne and Garth.

Directors: Beth McCarthy-Miller, Dave Wilson | Stars: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey

Votes: 9

23. Dulces de Halloween (2011)

8 min | Short, Horror, Mystery

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One Halloween night, three brothers go knocking on the doors of houses shouting, "Trick or treat!" Though, the neighbors have no money to buy goodies. However, the boys will not return home with the empty baskets.

Director: Ingrid López | Stars: Àlex de la Cruz, Anna De La Cruz, Xavi de la Cruz, Txema Lorente

24. Scared Stiff: Tiny's Halloween 2 (2010)

13 min | Short, Horror

7.0
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It's Halloween night once again, and Tiny is out going door to door. This year, is he out for more treats, or will he be forced to hand out more tricks of his own?

Director: Douglas A. Plomitallo | Stars: Chris Cafero, J.J. Durand, Hilma Falkowski, Jon Geter

Votes: 5

25. Goodbye Walt (2012)

30 min | Short, Crime, Drama

7.8
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She thought her Halloween prank would go unnoticed until it backfired.

Director: Heather Robinson | Stars: Frances Denne, Rocco Guirlanda, Sherri Nelson-Jones, Najib Aljumail

Votes: 6

26. All Hallowe'en Eve (2005)

6 min | Short, Horror

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It's Laurie birthday which is Halloween and she is being stalked by "The Angel of Death" or is she?

Director: Christopher De Stefano | Stars: Merly Cuza, Massimo Messina, Casey O'Connor

27. Safeword: Youtube Halloween Speciál 2016 (2016)

12 min | Game-Show, Horror, Reality-TV

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Add a Plot

Stars: Nikola Cechová, Karel Kovár, Jirí Král, Jan Macák

28. Happy Halloween (2007)

5 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

8.8
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Chad and Rob take their Halloween celebration a little bit too far.

Director: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin | Stars: Chad Villella, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Rob Polonsky

Votes: 6

29. First Halloween (2012)

8 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

8.4
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Raised in a strict conservative household as a child, a grown man is reluctantly taken out by his friend to experience Halloween trick or treating for the first time.

Director: Andrew Patrick Ralston | Stars: Brian Konowal, Brenna Lampson, Jay Lewis, Alex Skuby

Votes: 5

30. Spurs TV Halloween Prank 2.0 (2015 TV Movie)

6 min | Comedy

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It's Halloween again and Kyle Walker couldn't stay put. This time, he took the role of the puppeteer, pulling the strings, pushing the buttons and co-ordinating from behind the scenes. ... See full summary »

Director: Kyle Walker | Stars: Mousa Dembele, Eric Dier, Harry Kane, Ryan Mason

31. Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963–1965)
Episode: A Lion Amongst Men (1964)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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In tiny Cedar Bay a tightly wound,much decorated Korean War veteran has plans to establish a para-military organization called the U.S. Vigilance Committee. Local teenagers show the man no ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: James Whitmore, Tommy Sands, Arch Johnson, Ron Hayes

Votes: 24

32. I'm with Her (2003–2004)
Episode: All About Evil (2003)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

9.0
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Halloween is not going to be any fun for Alex due to the showing of one of her early movie appearances in the slasher film "All About Evil."

Director: Philip Charles MacKenzie | Stars: Robert Englund, Craig Zimmerman, Mike Grief, Danny Comden

Votes: 22

33. 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd (1999–2002)
Episode: All Howls Eve (1999)

Family

6.0
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After Eddie breaks an expensive bowl, Doug grounds Justin because he didn't tie up the dog before he went to school. This puts a damper on Eddie and Justin's Halloween plans. But Eddie ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Hoen | Stars: Brandon Gilberstadt, Morgan Kibby, Catherine MacNeal, William Francis McGuire

Votes: 10

34. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)
Episode: All the Way (2001)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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Dawn discovers her crush has a deadly secret. Xander announces his engagement to Anya, and Tara worries about Willow's reliance on magic.

Director: David Solomon | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Emma Caulfield, Michelle Trachtenberg

Votes: 1,090

35. Costello (1998– )
Episode: Angie O'Plasty (1998)

Comedy

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Lottie has a heart attack on Halloween night and Sue must find a way to get her to the hospital.

36. Hey Arnold! (1994–2004)
Episode: Arnold's Halloween (1997)

TV-Y7 | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Arnold and Gerald team up to carry out the ultimate Halloween prank, by deliberately faking a news radio broadcast of an alien invasion, causing widespread panic throughout town not seen since Orson Welles inadvertently did so in 1938!

Director: Jamie Mitchell | Stars: Phillip Van Dyke, Jamil Walker Smith, Francesca Marie Smith, Dan Castellaneta

Votes: 74

37. Roseanne (1988–1997)
Episode: BOO! (1989)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.6
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The first of the annual Halloween episodes finds Roseanne doing her best to scare Dan who is waiting to hear about an important business deal going through.

Director: John Pasquin | Stars: Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Michael Fishman

Votes: 175

38. The Pretender (1996–2000)
Episode: Back from the Dead Again (1997)

47 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Mystery

8.2
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As Jarod continues to deal with the death of his brother, Miss Parker and Sydney suddenly find themselves dealing with two new operatives at the Centre: Mr. Lyle and Brigitte.

Director: James Whitmore Jr. | Stars: Michael T. Weiss, Andrea Parker, Patrick Bauchau, Pamela Gidley

Votes: 62

39. Cheers (1982–1993)
Episode: Bar Wars V: The Final Judgement (1991)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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It's Halloween, and the Cranes are arguing about how much of the Halloween tradition, if any, to which they should expose Frederick. Another argument going on, one more traditional, is that... See full summary »

Director: James Burrows | Stars: Ted Danson, Kirstie Alley, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger

Votes: 144

40. Reba (2001–2007)
Episode: Best Li'l Haunted House in Texas (2005)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.4
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Reba is enjoying the preparations and pranks for Halloween, but sad when no one else plans to be home. Cheyenne goes to her support group party; Van is jealous she spends a lot of time with her hunky sponsor.

Director: Will Mackenzie | Stars: Reba McEntire, Christopher Rich, JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Steve Howey

Votes: 43

41. Home Improvement (1991–1999)
Episode: Bewitched (1998)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

7.3
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Wilson disappears after hosting a Halloween party with his new romantic interest, a woman who claims to be a witch.

Director: Geoffrey Nelson | Stars: Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson, Earl Hindman, Debbe Dunning

Votes: 95

42. The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (2001–2007)
Episode: Billy & Mandy's Jacked-Up Halloween (2003)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.9
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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.

Directors: Robert Alvarez, Juli Murphy | Stars: Grey DeLisle, Greg Eagles, Richard Steven Horvitz, Wayne Knight

Votes: 56

43. Outsourced (2010–2011)
Episode: Bolloween (2010)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Todd holds a Halloween party at the boarding house where he is now forced to live by the company because of cutbacks, which is part of his plan to get close to Asha.

Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: Ben Rappaport, Anisha Nagarajan, Diedrich Bader, Parvesh Cheena

Votes: 110

44. 6Teen (2004–2010)
Episode: Boo, Dude! (2005)

TV-PG | 21 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

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Halloween is usually a spooky time at the mall... but it's about to get downright frightening when Jonesy hosts a Midnight Madness movie marathon in the atrium of the mall.

45. Home Improvement (1991–1999)
Episode: Borland Ambition (1994)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.7
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When Al buys 20% of Harry's hardware store, he irritates everyone by becoming obsessed with the business, trying to change store policies, promoting the store on Tool Time and spending less time with Ilene.

Director: Andy Cadiff | Stars: Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson, Earl Hindman, Jonathan Taylor Thomas

Votes: 98

46. Arthur (1996– )
Episode: Buster's Breathless/The Fright Stuff (1999)

TV-Y | 26 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.2
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When D.W. has a brush with poison ivy, Buster tells a story about how he once got asthma. When Buster learns he has asthma, his friends start treating him differently, thinking that Buster ... See full summary »

Stars: Melissa Altro, Sonja Ball, Daniel Brochu, Bruce Dinsmore

Votes: 21

47. Anger Management (2012–2014)
Episode: Charlie and the Devil (2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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A new patient in Charlie's group claims to be the Devil, and Nolan sells his soul to him to get Lacey to love him. Jennifer and Sam take an interest in their new neighbors, and Martin tries to get Charlie back to church.

Director: Gerry Cohen | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Selma Blair, Shawnee Smith, Laura Bell Bundy

Votes: 125

48. Super Fun Night (2013–2014)
Episode: Chick or Treat (2013)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

6.8
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It's Halloween and both Kimmie and Kendall have a treat in store for Richard. Plus, Kimmie and the girls are invited to a Halloween party by guys in their apartment building.

Director: Stuart McDonald | Stars: Rebel Wilson, Liza Lapira, Lauren Ash, Kate Jenkinson

Votes: 78

49. NCIS (2003– )
Episode: Code of Conduct (2009)

TV-14 | 41 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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A Marine, a practical joker, dies, apparently by suicide by carbon monoxide; Gibbs and company investigate; Ducky rules out suicide, and Abby confirms. Tony starts to arrest the widow, but Gibbs stops him. The gang put the pieces together.

Director: Terrence O'Hara | Stars: Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Cote de Pablo, Pauley Perrette

Votes: 377

50. Night Court (1984–1992)
Episode: Come Back to the Five and Dime, Stephen King, Stephen King (1989)

TV-14 | 24 min | Comedy

7.7
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On Halloween, Mac finds a decades-old file stuck behind his desk drawer, on a case that was never finished because the defendant dropped dead in the middle of his trial. Soon, a series of ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Steele | Stars: Harry Anderson, Markie Post, John Larroquette, Charles Robinson

Votes: 28