Most Popular "Horror For Children" Titles
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1. Scooby-Doo (2002)
PG | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
After an acrimonious break up, the Mystery Inc. gang are individually brought to an island resort to investigate strange goings on.
2. Gravity Falls (2012– )
TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Dipper and Mabel Pines spend the summer at their great uncle's tourist trap, The Mystery Shack. They think it's just going to be another usual summer, until mysterious things begin occurring all over town.
3. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
PG | 76 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn't quite understand the concept.
4. Hocus Pocus (1993)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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.
5. Gremlins (1984)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Horror
A boy inadvertently breaks 3 important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.
6. Coraline (2009)
PG | 100 min | Animation, Fantasy
An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.
7. Corpse Bride (2005)
PG | 77 min | Animation, Fantasy, Musical
When a shy groom practices his wedding vows in the inadvertent presence of a deceased young woman, she rises from the grave assuming he has married her.
11. Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)
PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Mystery Inc. must save Coolsville from an attack of past unmasked monsters brought to life by an evil masked figure trying to "unmask" the gang.
14. The Monster Squad (1987)
PG-13 | 82 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
A young group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from Count Dracula and his army of monsters.
15. Frankenweenie (2012)
PG | 87 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences.
16. R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010– )
TV-PG | 23 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
R.L. Stine leads young viewers on a creepy tour of tales featuring life-sized dolls, werewolves and carnival clowns that are stalking children.
17. The Haunted Mansion (2003)
PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A realtor and his wife and children are summoned to a mansion, which they soon discover is haunted, and while they attempt to escape, he learns an important lesson about the family he has neglected.
18. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Horror
The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken total control over the building of a media mogul.
19. Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (2010– )
TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Scooby-Doo and the gang attempt to solve creepy mysteries in the town of Crystal Cove, a place with a history of eerie supernatural events.
21. Halloweentown (1998 TV Movie)
TV-G | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
After learning she is a witch, a girl (Kimberly J. Brown) helps save a town full of other supernatural creatures.
22. Halloweentown High (2004 TV Movie)
TV-G | 82 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Marnie and her friends from Halloweentown are back in this made-for-cable feature. Marnie is a teenage witch living with her family of supernatural beings in the village of Halloweentown. ... See full summary »
23. Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)
PG | 95 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
In a small American town, a diabolical circus and its demonic proprietor prey on the townsfolk.
25. Girl Vs. Monster (2012 TV Movie)
89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A sassy teen named Skylar is not scared of anything. But, she finds out that her parents are monster hunters and they are captured by the monsters. It's up to Skylar to rescue her parents and capture all the monsters.
26. Scooby-Doo! And Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery (2015 Video)
72 min | Animation, Family
Get ready to Rock! Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. Gang team up with the one and only KISS in this all-new, out-of-this-world adventure! We join the Gang at Kiss World - the all-things-Kiss... See full summary »
27. Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Ernest unleashes an ugly troll that plots to transform children into wooden dolls in the town of Briarville, Missouri.
28. The New Addams Family (1998–1999)
30 min | Comedy, Family, Horror
Basically an updated-for-the-90's version of the original Addams Family show. The family remains the same: Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Uncle Fester, Granmama, Lurch, Thing, and ... See full summary »
29. Tower of Terror (1997 TV Movie)
Unrated | 89 min | Horror, Thriller, Comedy
A disgraced reporter investigates an abandoned luxury hotel where five people mysteriously disappeared sixty years earlier.
30. The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It (2007 Video)
PG | 87 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
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.
31. Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island (1998 Video)
Unrated | 77 min | Animation, Comedy, Mystery
The gang reunite and visit Moonscar island, a place with a dark secret. Daphne wants more than just a guy in a costume, and they get more than they bargained for.
32. Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend? (2014 Video)
PG | 90 min | Family
Bella Thorne (Shake It Up!, Frienemies), Madison Pettis (Lab Rats, Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3) and Ryan Ochoa (Pair of Kings, The Perfect Game) lead an ensemble cast in this spook-tacular ... See full summary »
33. The Watcher in the Woods (1980)
PG | 84 min | Family, Horror, Mystery
When a family moves to a country home, the young girls experience strange happenings that have a link to an occult event years past.
34. Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge (2001 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 81 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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.
35. Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery (2014 Video)
Not Rated | 84 min | Animation, Family
When Shaggy and Scooby win tickets to WrestleMania, the entire gang travels in the Mystery Machine to WWE City to attend the epic event. However, when a mysterious ghostly bear appears and ... See full summary »
36. The Batman vs. Dracula (2005 Video)
Unrated | 83 min | Animation, Action, Horror
Batman faces off against the original creature of the night, Count Dracula, who has been unintentionally resurrected by the Penguin.
37. Mostly Ghostly (2008 Video)
PG | 93 min | Family, Fantasy, Horror
Based on the successful book series by R.L. Stine, Max Doyle finds he has a few friends living in his house that only he can see.
39. Don't Look Under the Bed (1999 TV Movie)
100 min | Family, Fantasy
A girl calls on her brother's imaginary friend to banish a mischievous boogeyman who has framed her for his pranks.
40. Deadtime Stories (2013– )
30 min | Family, Fantasy, Horror
A baby-sitter tells a different 'Deadtime Story' to the kids she is babysitting. The stories are scary and chilling.
42. Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire (2000 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 85 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
The Hansen kids are in a jam. Adam and his best friend Duffy have gotten their hands on some tickets for the Headless Horseman concert, and his sister Chelsea has a date with her dreamy ... See full summary »
43. Mickey's House of Villains (2001 Video)
70 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
The villains from the popular animated Disney films are gathered at the House of Mouse with plans to take over. Soon, the villains take over the house and kick out Mickey, Donald and Goofy.... See full summary »
Writers: Thomas Hart, Kevin Campbell, Elizabeth Stonecipher, Roberts Gannaway, Henry Gilroy, Jymn Magon | Directors: Jamie Mitchell, Rick Calabash, Tony Craig, Roberts Gannaway, Mike Moon | Stars: Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Jeff Bennett, Susanne Blakeslee
44. Scooby-Doo and the Witch's Ghost (1999 Video)
Unrated | 70 min | Animation, Comedy, Mystery
Scooby-Doo and the gang visit Oakhaven, Massachusetts to seek strange goings on involving a mysterious horror novelist and his ancestor who is rumored be a witch.
46. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1949)
Approved | 34 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
In a small town, a brewing romantic rivalry with a local tough and a school-teacher culminates in a terrifying ride in the night.
47. Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase (2001 Video)
Unrated | 89 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
When Scooby and the gang get trapped in a video game created for them, they must fight against the 'Phantom Virus'. To escape the game they must go level by level and defeat the game once and for all.
48. Rentaghost (1976–1984)
25 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Harold and Ethel Meaker live in South Ealing and run 'Rentaghost' where they rent ghosts out to the public. Over the years many ghosts came and went but the main Rentaghost crew consisted ... See full summary »
49. When Good Ghouls Go Bad (2001 TV Movie)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Family
In October of 1981, Curtis Danko, the creepy kid from the small town of Walker Falls, was killed in a mysterious accident. He left behind a warning to the town: "If you ever have another ... See full summary »
50. La leyenda de la llorona (2011)
75 min | Animation, Family
Based on a famous Mexican legend, a group of kids must stop the ghost of a woman whose guilt over the drowning of her own children leads her to abduct youngsters who wander the woods at ... See full summary »