Most Popular "Horror For Children" Titles
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1. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
PG | 76 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Jack Skellington, king of Halloweentown, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn't quite understand the concept.
2. 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 teen-agers, a young girl, and an immortal cat to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.
3. 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.
6. Gravity Falls (2012– )
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
12. Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)
PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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.
13. 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.
18. The Haunted Mansion (2003)
PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Workaholic realtor Jim Evers, his wife/business partner Sara and their two children are summoned to a mansion. When they discover that the place is haunted, Jim discovers an important lesson about the family he's neglected as they attempt to escape.
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.
20. Halloweentown High (2004 TV Movie)
TV-G | 82 min | Comedy, 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 »
21. Halloweentown (1998 TV Movie)
TV-G | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Marnie, Dylan, and Sophie Piper have their first out of many adventures! On Halloween, while Marnie is arguing with her mother Gwen, the kids' grandmother Aggie comes to visit. Aggie wants ... See full summary »
22. 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.
26. Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend? (2014 Video)
PG | 90 min | Family
Bella Thorne (Shake It Up!, Frienenemies), 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 »
27. 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 »
28. 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.
29. The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It (2007 Video)
PG | 87 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Cassie's life changes when she moves and attends a high school ruled by the most beautiful girl in school, Priscilla, and her beautiful sidekicks. Priscilla immediately takes a dislike to ... See full summary »
30. Scooby-Doo! Frankencreepy (2014)
74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Velma discovers she's inherited her great-great-uncles' cursed castle in Transylvania, Pennsylvania. This Scooby-Doo adventure has enough spooky fun to make the whole family come alive!
31. 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 »
32. 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.
34. 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.
36. 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.
37. 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.
38. 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.
40. The Substitute (2007)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
6th Grade gets a new substitute teacher. She wants to train the class for an international competition in Paris. But something isn't right. How is she able read kids' minds? Why is she so ... See full summary »
41. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1949)
Approved | 34 min | Family, Horror, Animation
In a small town, a brewing romantic rivalry with a local tough and a school-teacher culminates in a terrifying ride in the night.
42. 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 »
43. 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 »
44. 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
45. The Willies (1990)
PG-13 | 92 min | Horror, Comedy
Two brothers camping with their cousin try to frighten each other by telling stories. There are two main narrations: one involves strange happenings at an elementary school; the other, a ... See full summary »
46. The Addams Family (1973–1975)
30 min | Animation, Comedy
The Addams Family is not your typical family: they take delight in most of the things that "normal" people would be terrified of. Gomez Adams is an extremely wealthy man, and is able to ... See full summary »
47. The Munsters Today (1987–1991)
30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
This is supposed to be the exact same Munster family as in the '60s series "The Munsters". One of Grandpa's experiments went awry, and put the Munsters into suspended animation for 20 years... See full summary »
48. Hangman's Curse (2003)
PG-13 | 106 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Bullying students are becoming deathly ill after screaming the name of a legendary ghost. What's to blame? An exotic illness? An illicit drug? Or is it the supernatural? The clues are few ... See full summary »
49. 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.
50. Babes in Toyland (1997)
G | 74 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Everyone's favorite nursery rhyme characters come magically and musically to life in this animated adventure based on the classic holiday tale.