HORROR MOVIE NIGHT- Halloween night collectionby Gonzothefacey | created - 30 Apr 2011 | updated - 20 Sep 2016 | Public
Most horror movies are great to watch around halloween but these Halloween themed horror movies have true holiday spirit. This is a list of films inspired by my all-time favorite holiday. This list is not a list of best picks nor do these picks fall into any one horror sub-genre catagorie. Happy Halloween!
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1. The Clown Murders (1976)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Horror
Four men kidnap an old girlfriend on Halloween night as a joke to ruin a real estate deal, only to have a very real clown-masked killer stalk them seeking revenge.
2. Halloween (1978)
R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller
Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again.
Votes: 230,782 | Gross: $47.00M
It's a given!
3. Hell Night (1981)
R | 101 min | Horror, Thriller
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.
4. Halloween II (1981)
R | 92 min | Horror
While Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt for Michael Myers, a traumatized Laurie is rushed to hospital, and the serial killer is not far behind her.
Votes: 74,543 | Gross: $25.53M
5. Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Horror
In a small Southern town, a wrongfully-killed man exacts revenge from beyond the grave on those who murdered him.
7. Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)
R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Kids all over America want Silver Shamrock masks for Halloween. Doctor Daniel Challis seeks to uncover a plot by Silver Shamrock owner Conal Cochran.
Votes: 43,482 | Gross: $14.40M
It is campy but worth a watch.
8. The Midnight Hour (1985 TV Movie)
Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance
Phil, Melissa, Mitch, Mary, and Vinnie are high school friends, who unwittingly raise the dead on Halloween night. Once the dead have returned, Pitchford Cove will never be the same again....or will it?
9. Cemetery of Terror (1985)
88 min | Horror, Fantasy, Thriller
A group of teens decide to pull a Halloween prank and steal a body from the local morgue. Unbeknownst to them he was a vicious serial killer that worshiped Satan and was promised to live ... See full summary »
10. Deadly Friend (1986)
R | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
After his friend is killed by her abusive father, the new kid in town attempts to save her by implanting robotic microchips into her brain.
Votes: 6,650 | Gross: $8.99M
11. Trick or Treat (1986)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Horror, Music
A bullied teenage boy is devastated after the death of his heavy metal idol, Sammi Curr. But as Hallowe'en night approaches, he discovers that he may be the only one who can stop Sammi from making a Satanic comeback from beyond the grave.
Votes: 5,949 | Gross: $6.80M
12. Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller
Ten years after his original massacre, the invalid Michael Myers awakens on Halloween Eve and returns to Haddonfield to kill his seven-year-old niece. Can Dr. Loomis stop him?
Votes: 43,671 | Gross: $17.77M
13. Night of the Demons (1988)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Ten teenagers party at an abandoned funeral parlor on Halloween night. When an evil force awakens, demonic spirits keep them from leaving and turn their gathering into a living Hell.
Votes: 13,739 | Gross: $3.11M
This movie is a classic- it gave me nightmares when I was a kid.
14. Lady in White (1988)
PG-13 | 113 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
An author tells the story of how, as a young boy growing up in a 1960s small town, he was haunted after witnessing the murder of a little girl.
Votes: 6,204 | Gross: $1.71M
15. Pumpkinhead (1988)
R | 86 min | Fantasy, Horror
After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers.
Votes: 20,300 | Gross: $4.39M
18. Scary Movie (1991)
Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
A paranoid teenage nerd comes to believe that an escaped lunatic may be hiding in the neighborhood Halloween house of horrors, and slowly starts to descend into madness.
19. Clownhouse (1989)
R | 81 min | Horror
Just before Halloween, three young brothers alone in a big house are menaced by three escaped mental patients who have murdered some traveling circus clowns and taken their identities.
20. Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Ernest accidentally unleashes an ugly troll that plots to transform children into wooden dolls in the town of Briarville, Missouri.
Votes: 10,648 | Gross: $14.14M
21. Hocus Pocus (1993)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A curious youngster moves to Salem, where he struggles to fit in before awakening a trio of diabolical witches that were executed in the 17th century.
Votes: 102,388 | Gross: $39.51M
22. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
PG | 76 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion.
Votes: 294,325 | Gross: $75.08M
24. Jack-O (1995)
R | 88 min | Horror
A long long time ago a wizard was put to death, but he swore vengeance on the townsfolk that did him in, particularly Arthur Kelly's family. Arthur had done the final graces on him when he ... See full summary »
25. Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
R | 86 min | Horror, Thriller
Laurie Strode, now the dean of a Northern California private school with an assumed name, must battle the Shape one last time, as the life of her own son hangs in the balance.
Votes: 66,084 | Gross: $55.04M
27. Sleepy Hollow (1999)
R | 105 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of three people, with the culprit being the legendary apparition, The Headless Horseman.
Votes: 329,366 | Gross: $101.07M
28. Sleepy Hollow High (2000)
81 min | Horror, Mystery
5 teenagers are forced to clean up the woods of Sleepy Hollow, but one by one they are decapitated by a man with a jack-o-lantern mask and a sword, but who could it be?
29. Ginger Snaps (2000)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Two death-obsessed sisters, outcasts in their suburban neighborhood, must deal with the tragic consequences when one of them is bitten by a deadly werewolf.
Votes: 41,723 | Gross: $0.00M
30. Jeepers Creepers (2001)
R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery
A brother and sister driving home through isolated countryside for spring break encounter a flesh-eating creature which is in the midst of its ritualistic eating spree.
Votes: 110,291 | Gross: $37.90M
31. Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller
Three years after he last terrorized his sister, Michael Myers confronts her again, before traveling to Haddonfield to deal with the cast and crew of a reality show which is being broadcast from his old home.
Votes: 37,534 | Gross: $30.35M
33. Hallow's End (2003 Video)
R | 90 min | Horror
It's Halloween and evil forces are about to inflict a scary surprise on 8 college co-eds and their haunted house. Vampires, zombies and pirates are no longer just costumes, but killers that lurk behind every door, hall and tombstone.
34. Evil Breed: The Legend of Samhain (2003)
R | 78 min | Comedy, Horror
Two American tourists on a romantic camping trip are brutally murdered. A few days later during the ancient festival of Samhain a group of US college students moves into a beautiful cottage surrounded by a lush forest and a majestic lake.
35. Satan's Little Helper (2004)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Horror
A naive young boy unknowingly becomes the pawn of a serial killer.
Great for B horror fans.
37. Dead Scared (2004)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Horror
Several college kids spend the night in a spooky mansion in an attempt to pledge fraternities and sororities. A deranged "professor" begins murdering them. They must figure why, and also if one or more of them are working with the killer.
38. The Fanglys (2004 Video)
R | 90 min | Horror
In the woods outside a small Texas town, a group of friends searching for some Halloween fun discover that a local legend is not only real, but deadly.
39. Hellbent (2004)
R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller
Halloween in West Hollywood, two guys making out in a park are interrupted by a serial killer. Later that night, a group of gay kids decide to visit to the site of the murders.
Votes: 2,331 | Gross: $0.19M
40. The Hollow (2004 TV Movie)
R | 83 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Restless spirits stir this Hollow's Eve, beckoning Ian Cranston, the last blood relative of Ichabod Crane, back to Sleepy Hollow. Thundering hooves unleash a wave of bone-chilling screams ... See full summary »
42. Tales from the Grave, Volume 2: Happy Holidays (2005 Video)
90 min | Horror
Come join the Old Crone one more time in this chilling sequel! This time around, the Crone takes you on a year's holiday journey. Watch what happens when Valentine's Day becomes a blood ... See full summary »
43. The Witch's Sabbath (2005)
R | 85 min | Horror
A coven of witches mask their true identity by operating the "Sin and Skin" strip club in, "The Witch's Sabbath". To keep the coven as one, they must behead 666 victims before the arrival of their Dark Lord on Halloween.
45. Return of the Living Dead: Rave to the Grave (2005)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A college student creates a drug called "Z" and sells it on campus, inadvertently resurrecting the living dead, who wreak havoc at a Halloween rave.
46. The Pumpkin Karver (2006)
R | 90 min | Horror