We're big on movie night at Chez Owl and since we don't go out trick or treating, Halloween is a great excuse for a family film night.
While the older two kids might well campaign for actual horror films (so not happening), we stick to spooky but kid friendly Halloween movies that we can enjoy as a family. Since it is fast approaching, we would like to share our top 10 family-friendly Halloween movies for anyone looking for inspiration. In no particular order -
- Disney's The Haunted Mansion.
- Disney's Hocus Pocus.
- Monster House.
- Disney's Frankenweenie.
- Hotel Transylvania.
- The Nightmare Before Christmas.
- The Witches.
If you'd rather go for more traditional witchcraft & wizardry then the Harry Potter movies are a great choice. Alternatively if you have teens/older tweens to entertain, you could offer Warm Bodies, Dark Shadows, the Twilight Saga movies (popular with girls, can't imagine why) or Beautiful Creatures. These movies are all rated 12/12A but again, use your own discretion.
Family Kitchen Cookbook, it's a fun twist on movie snacks & looks great too.
Do you have any family-friendly Halloween film favourites?