Most Popular "Horror For Children" Titles
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1. 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.
Votes: 61,118 | Gross: $39.51M
2. 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.
Votes: 224,222 | Gross: $75.08M
4. Coraline (2009)
PG | 100 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.
Votes: 146,170 | Gross: $75.28M
5. Scooby-Doo (2002)
PG | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
After an acrimonious break up, the Mystery Inc. gang are individually brought to an island resort to investigate strange goings on.
Votes: 72,143 | Gross: $153.29M
6. Gremlins (1984)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.
Votes: 144,086 | Gross: $148.17M
8. Corpse Bride (2005)
PG | 77 min | Animation, Drama, Family
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.
Votes: 190,892 | Gross: $53.34M
10. Mostly Ghostly 3: One Night in Doom House (2016 Video)
PG | Family, Fantasy, Horror
Max Doyle takes some objects from a haunted house to help his ghost friends Nicky and Tara, upsetting a whole bunch of spirits in the process.
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.
Votes: 74,924 | Gross: $35.29M
16. 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.
Votes: 33,574 | Gross: $84.19M
17. 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.
18. 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.
Votes: 32,360 | Gross: $75.82M
20. R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010–2014)
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.
22. 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.
23. 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.
25. Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend? (2014 Video)
PG | 90 min | Family, Fantasy, Horror
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 »
26. 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.
Votes: 8,580 | Gross: $14.14M
27. 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.
29. 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.
30. 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 »
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. 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.
33. 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.
34. The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)
Approved | 68 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
An animated adaption of "The Wind in the Willows" followed by an adaption of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow".
35. Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island (1998 Video)
Unrated | 77 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
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.
36. Lego Scooby-Doo!: Haunted Hollywood (2016 Video)
75 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
The Scooby gang try to rescue an old movie studio, which is not only threatened by developers, but a series of movie monsters too.
37. 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 »
39. 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.
40. 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.
41. Don't Look Under the Bed (1999 TV Movie)
100 min | Family, Fantasy
A teen enlists the help of an imaginary friend named Larry Houdini to deal with a prank-playing bogeyman, who's framing her for his dastardly deeds.
42. Scooby-Doo and the Witch's Ghost (1999 Video)
Unrated | 70 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Gang visit Oakhaven, Massachusetts to seek strange goings on involving a famous horror novelist and his ancestor who is rumored be a witch.
44. 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 »
45. Scooby-Doo! And Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery (2015 Video)
72 min | Animation, Comedy, 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 »
46. 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 »
47. Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery (2014 Video)
TV-PG | 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 »
50. 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 »