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62 Spook-tacular Kids’ Halloween Movies (And Where to Watch Them)

Team Peanutabout 1 month ago22 min read

Grab your spookiest Halloween costumes, dim the lights, and dish out the popcorn as we creep into our 62 best kids’ Halloween movies, if you dare

Kids’ Halloween Movies

Crunchy leaves, creepy costumes, trick-or-treating, and spookily scrumptious snacks ‒ we love all things Halloween-y.

It’s the perfect time of year to snuggle up with a good movie.

If you’re after frightfully fun films for braver big kids, or not-so-scary movies for your little peanut, we’ve got the ultimate guide to all the best kids’ Halloween movies:

In this article 📝

  • Kids’ Halloween movies on Netflix
  • Animated Halloween movies for kids
  • Family Halloween movies
  • Scary movies for kids
  • Witch movies for kids
  • What’s a good Halloween movie for a six-year-old?
  • What should I watch for Halloween 2021 with kids?

Kids’ Halloween movies on Netflix

Looking for the best kids’ Halloween movies on Netflix? Check out this mega-list of 20 of the best kids’ Halloween movies for you to stream on Netflix:

100% Wolf (2020) Halloween kids movies

1. 100% Wolf (2020)

A sweet family-friendly Halloween movie about a young werewolf on a mission to retrieve the magical Moonstone. Expect a little potty humor and a few scary scenes.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 6+

A Go! Go! Cory Carson Halloween (2020) Halloween kids movies

2. A Go! Go! Cory Carson Halloween (2020)

Follow the cast of Go! Go! Cory Carson as they encounter a few spooky friends on their search for king-sized candy bars. An adorable, short (21 minutes) Halloween movie for children with a lesson in bravery for smaller kids.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 4+

Ghost Patrol (2016) Halloween kids movies

3. Ghost Patrol (2016)

A ghostly tale of a young ghostbusting duo and their pet dog, Ghost Patrol has a few light scares, but is a perfect Halloween kids’ movie for slightly older children.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 7+

Liar, Liar, Vampire (2015) Halloween kids movies

4. Liar, Liar, Vampire (2015)

A Nickelodeon original about a teen pretending to be a vampire to be more popular at school. A short Halloween kids’ movie that runs just over an hour ‒ great to keep older kids entertained after school.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 10+

Marvel’s Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell (2016) Halloween kids movies

5. Marvel’s Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell (2016)

Got a little one who’s obsessed with superheroes and everything Marvel? Then this is the perfect Halloween kids’ movie for you! In this feature-length film, Hulk teams up with Doctor Strange to help fight uncontrollable monsters running amok on All-Hallow’s Eve.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 8+

Monster House (2006) Halloween kids movies

6. Monster House (2006)

This one definitely makes our list of scary movies for kids. If you have an older child looking for a scare, this is the film for you! It’s certainly an unusual story that made us jump at times, so it’s best for your little one to watch it with an adult, just in case it gets too scary.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 8+

Monster Island (2017) Halloween kids movies

7. Monster Island (2017)

One of the coming-of-age animated Halloween movies for kids, Monster Island tells the story of Lucas, who discovers he’s not human and decides to live on Monster Island. A not-so-scary Halloween movie about learning your heritage and accepting who you are.

Rating:** PG
Suitable for:** Ages 8+

Monsters vs. Aliens (2009) Halloween kids movies

8. Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)

Another of the Halloween kids’ films with a famous cast, Monsters vs. Aliens stars the voice talents of Reese Witherspoon, Hugh Laurie, Will Arnett, Seth Rogen, Kiefer Sutherland, Rainn Wilson, Paul Rudd, and Stephen Colbert. While not strictly a Halloween kids’ movie, it’s a monstrously fun movie, anyway.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 8+

The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018) Halloween kids movies

9. The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)

Another of our best Halloween kids’ movies based on a book series, The House with a Clock in Its Walls has a few jump-scares and scenes not suitable for younger kids, but is a hit with bigger kids looking to show their bravery.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 11+

My Little Pony: A New Generation (2021) Halloween kids movies

10. My Little Pony: A New Generation (2021)

On the not-so-scary end of the Halloween movies scale, My Little Pony: A New Generation is more about the magical side of Halloween. In the movie, the pony Sunny (voiced by Vanessa Hudgens of High School Musical), befriends a unicorn, Izzy, to restore magic to the world and reunite ponies, unicorns, and pegasi.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 3+

ParaNorman (2012) Halloween kids movies

11. ParaNorman (2012)

ParaNorman is easily on the darker side of Halloween kids’ movies! This stop-motion animation Halloween movie tells the tale of 11-year-old Norman Babcock, who can talk to ghosts, as he saves his town from zombies. An unusual Halloween movie that teaches children about bravery, and how it’s alright to be a little scared, sometimes.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 8+

Pocoyo Halloween: Spooky Movies (2014) halloween kids movies

12. Pocoyo Halloween: Spooky Movies (2014)

A delightful Halloween short for smaller scarers. This 25-minute kids’ Halloween movie is split into 3 mini-episodes with some familiar Pocoyo faces appearing as costumed creepers.

Rating: G
Suitable for: 18 months to 4 years

Spookley the Square Pumpkin (2004) Halloween kids movies

13. Spookley the Square Pumpkin (2004)

Based on the book, The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin by Joe Troiano, we follow Spookley, the square pumpkin, who’s been cast out of the pumpkin patch for his unusual shape. A sweet story with a lovely message that it’s okay to not fit in ‒ we each have our strengths.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 4+

Starbeam: Halloween Hero (2020) Halloween kids movies

14. Starbeam: Halloween Hero (2020)

If your little peanut loves superheroes, Starbeam: Halloween Hero is the perfect not-scary Halloween children’s movie for a chilly October movie night. Over 33 minutes, Starbeam will rescue the town’s Halloween candy from Captain Fishbeard and save the day!

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 4+

Super Monsters Save Halloween (2018) Halloween kids movies

15. Super Monsters Save Halloween (2018)

Another kids’ Halloween movie-short on our mega-list, Super Monsters Save Halloween follows the adorable baby monsters as they use their superpowers to get the town into the spirit of Halloween, teaching their friend that Halloween’s not really all that scary.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 4+

The Addams Family animated Halloween kids movies

16. The Addams Family (2019) and The Addams Family 2 (2021)

These animated reimaginings of the titular Addams Family series feature a star-studded cast: Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Snoop Dogg, and Bette Midler, to name a few!

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 8+

The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (2010) Halloween kids movies

17. The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (2010)

One of the lesser-known kids’ Halloween movies on Netflix, The Boy Who Cried Werewolf follows as Jordan Sands (played by Victoria Justice of Nickelodeon fame) accidentally turns into a werewolf. A few hair-raising scenes might be scary for young children.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 10+

 The Little Vampire (2000) halloween kids movies

18. The Little Vampire (2000)

One of the more kid-friendly scary movies, The Little Vampire tells the story of an eight-year-old boy who saves a young vampire from a nasty vampire hunter. A few scenes that might be too scary for littler viewers, but a dreadfully delightful Halloween children’s movie for slightly older kids.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 7+

The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008) Halloween ids movies

19. The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)

A magical fantasy adventure about fairies, ogres, brownies, goblins, trolls, and so much more. One of the more critically acclaimed scary movies for kids.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 8+

The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-A-Ween (2019)

20. The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-A-Ween (2019)

When Halloween is canceled, Harold and George create their own holiday: Hack-A-Ween. Trick-or-treating becomes sneak-or-snacking and wearing costumes becomes dressing in disguises. A little potty humor in this kid-friendly Halloween movie, but a positive message about kindness at the end.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 7+

Animated Halloween movies for kids

Everyone loves animated films ‒ from the littlest babies to Disney-loving adults.

Here are our favorite 15 Halloween cartoon movies:
Coco (2017) halloween kids movies

21. Coco (2017)

You’ll laugh and you’ll cry while watching this beautifully animated Halloween movie. If you’re keen to teach your little one about the Mexican holiday of Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), which is traditionally celebrated on the day after Halloween, then this is a must-watch in October.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 7+
Watch it on Disney Plus

Corpse Bride (2005) Halloween kids movies

22. Corpse Bride (2005)

A creepy animated Halloween movie directed by Tim Burton, featuring some brilliant vocal artistry by Helena Bonham Carter and Johnny Depp, Corpse Bride is one of the darker Halloween kids’ movies on our list.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 10+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest (2013) Halloween kids movies

23. Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest (2013)

An adorable hour-long Halloween animated movie about Curious George’s first Halloween. George tries to find the spooky scarecrow, No Noggin, and puts together a creepy costume for the town’s Boo Festival.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 3+
Watch it on: Amazon Prime, Google Play, and iTunes

Frankenweenie (2012) Halloween kids movies

24. Frankenweenie (2012)

Halloween truly is the time of year for Tim Burton films! This dark stop-animation comedy-horror parody of Frankenstein has a few scary and sad moments for kids, so we recommend it for slightly older children. Another of the Halloween movies on Disney Plus.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 10+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

Hotel Transylvania Halloween kids movies

25. Hotel Transylvania series (2012 onwards)

With three movies in the series and a fourth on the way, the Hotel Transylvania movies are perfect for kids during Halloween.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 10+
Watch it on: Google Play Store, Prime Video, and iTunes

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966) Halloween kids movies

26. It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)

One of our all-time favorite animated Halloween movies for kids, this Peanuts short makes for a must-watch over the frightful festivities.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 4+
Watch it on: Apple TV+ and live on PBS

LEGO Star Wars: Terrifying Tales (2021) halloween kids movies

27. LEGO Star Wars: Terrifying Tales (2021)

Perfect for fans of LEGO, Star Wars, or both! Join Poe and BB-8 as they crash-land into Darth Vader’s old, creepy castle, where they hear some ghostly tales from Vaneé, Darth Vader’s old assistant. A 46-minute Halloween movie for kids that’s perfect for your little Jedi.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 6+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

Monsters, Inc. (2001) and Monsters University (2013) Halloween kids movies

28. Monsters, Inc. (2001) and Monsters University (2013)

Easily among the best Disney movies for Halloween, Monsters, Inc. and Monsters University teach kids that sometimes, monsters aren’t as scary as they might seem. Sure, they’re not technically Halloween kids’ movies, but they are about monsters! Both Monsters, Inc. and Monsters University are Halloween movies on Disney Plus.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 5+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie (2005) Halloween kids movies

29. Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie (2005)

A heart-warming story about finding your courage, Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie follows Lumpy’s (the Heffalump) first Halloween in the Hundred Acre Wood.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 3+
Watch it on: Prime Video

Room on the Broom (2012) Halloween kids movies

30. Room on the Broom (2012)

A fantastic British Halloween animated movie, Room on the Broom is based on a book by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Made by the same production company as The Gruffalo and Stick Man, so you know your little peanut will love it.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 3+
Watch it on: Amazon Prime

Scooby-Doo (2002) Halloween kids movies

31. Scooby-Doo (2002) & Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)

Scooby-Doo is the definition of spooky Halloween movies for kids. The Mystery Inc. team solve mysteries, debunk spooks, and save the day ‒ what more could you want from a Halloween kids’ movie?

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 7+
Watch it on: HBO Max and Prime Video

The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949) Halloween kids movies

32. The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)

This is a Disney Halloween movie that’s an absolute classic, based on the legend of Sleepy Hollow combined with The Wind in the Willows series. While over 70 years old, The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad still stands the test of time, and it’s easy to stream, being one of the Halloween movies on Disney Plus.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 6+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) Halloween kids movies

33. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

A much-beloved Halloween kids’ movie from the mind of Tim Burton that works as both a Halloween movie and a Christmas movie, making it a perfect transition between seasons. Some scenes might be a little too scary for younger viewers, so it’s best to sit with them while they watch ‒ not that we’d complain!

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 6+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

 Halloween kids movies Toy Story of Terror (2013)

34. Toy Story of Terror (2013)

A Disney short based on the Toy Story series that’s sure to become a Halloween kids’ movie staple in your house. In 21 minutes, the toys stumble across a mystery, save Mr. Potato Head, and solve the conspiracy.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 6+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005) Halloween kids movies

35. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)

An Aardman Animations Halloween classic, Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit is an award-winning Halloween kids’ movie. The cast is a fantastic mix of British actors, including Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, and Peter Kay.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 8+
Watch it on: Google Play, Amazon Instant Video, and iTunes

Family Halloween movies

Looking for a kids’ Halloween movie you can sit and watch with your little one?

After all, Halloween’s not just for kids!

Here are our 14 best family Halloween movies:

 Casper (1995) Halloween kids movies

36. Casper (1995)

A Halloween family movie classic about Casper, the friendly ghost. While a little scary for younger spooks in places, most of this film can be enjoyed by slightly older kids.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 8+
Watch it on: Google Play, Amazon Prime, and iTunes

Coraline (2009) Halloween kids movies

37. Coraline (2009)

A Halloween family movie with stunning animation, Coraline is an unusual story of a young girl who wishes to run away from her family to a parallel universe. One of the most renowned scary movies for kids, and pretty scary for adults, too!

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 10+
Watch it on: Google Play, Amazon Prime, and iTunes

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) Halloween kids movies

38. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

A more sci-fi Halloween family movie, E.T. is an award-winning film about an unlikely friendship between a young boy called Elliot and a stranded alien he calls E.T.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 10+
Watch it on: Netflix

Goosebumps (2015) Halloween kids movies

39. Goosebumps (2015)

Who else loved the Goosebumps book series? Starring Jack Black as R. L. Stine, this Halloween kids’ movie shows us what might happen if all the monsters and ghouls from Goosebumps came to life. A nostalgic Halloween family-friendly movie for kids and adults alike.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 10+
Watch it on: Netflix

Mater and the Ghostlight (2006) Halloween kids movies

40. Mater and the Ghostlight (2006)

If your little one is a fan of the Cars franchise, then they have to watch Mater and the Ghostlight this Halloween! Another of the Disney Halloween movies that are short, running 8 minutes long, it’s a perfect film to watch at night, with no real scary moments.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 5+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

Mickey Mouse: Lonesome Ghosts (1937) Halloween kids movies

41. Mickey Mouse: Lonesome Ghosts (1937)

The oldest kids’ Halloween movie on our list, Lonesome Ghosts was the 98th Mickey Mouse short by Disney. In the 8-minute short, we see Mickey, Goofy, and Donald as the ‘Ajax Ghost Exterminators’ and their attempts to drive four ghosts from a haunted house.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 5+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

Mom’s Got a Date with a Vampire (2000) Halloween kids movies

42. Mom’s Got a Date with a Vampire (2000)

A Disney Channel Original Halloween family movie that follows two teenage children as they try to save their mom from dating a man they suspect is a vampire. A few light scares in some places, so it’s best to watch with your child.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 8+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

Muppets Haunted Mansion (2021) Halloween kids movies

43. Muppets Haunted Mansion (2021)

The latest addition to Disney Halloween movies is is the Muppets’ retelling of The Haunted Mansion, following a slightly different story from the 2003 film. A fantastic addition to our best Halloween kids’ movies, lasting less than an hour.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 6+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

Spooky Buddies (2011) Halloween kids movies

44. Spooky Buddies (2011)

A Halloween special from the Disney Buddies series, with other films including Air Bud and Air Buddies. Who doesn’t like puppies? There’s a little toilet humor and puppies dressed in adorable costumes.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 6+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

The Addams Family live action Halloween kids movies

45. The Addams Family (1991), Addams Family Values (1993), and The Addams Family Reunion (1998)

Now we know you’ve just got the Addams Family theme tune in your head. This one’s definitely for the older kids, but younger ones can watch it with an adult. Perhaps some Halloween costume inspiration?

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 13+
Watch it on: Netflix

The Dog Who Saved Halloween (2011) Halloween kids movies

46. The Dog Who Saved Halloween (2011)

A talking dog, haunted house, scary neighbor, and lots of laughs! There’s quite a bit of potty humor in this Halloween kids’ movie, and a few scary moments, so worth watching with your little one.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 6+
Watch it on: Amazon Prime

The Haunted Mansion (2003) Halloween kids movies

47. The Haunted Mansion (2003)

Loosely based on the Disneyland attraction of the same name, The Haunted Mansion is a family-friendly horror-comedy starring Eddie Murphy. An easy family Halloween movie to watch with candy apples and apple cider.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 10+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

The Scream Team (2002) Halloween kids movies

48. The Scream Team (2002)

A frightfully fun Disney Channel Original Halloween movie for kids. It’s all about ghosts and the afterlife, so you can decide whether your little one can watch it solo or you snuggle in next to them.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 8+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

Under Wraps (1997) Halloween kids movies

49. Under Wraps (1997)

A Disney Channel original about a clumsy mummy who rises from the dead, who the three protagonists name ‘Harold’. An entertaining kids’ Halloween movie that’s fun for the whole family.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 8+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

Scary movies for kids

If your child is looking for a bit of a scare to get their heart racing, how about one of these three scary movies for kids:

Don’t Look Under the Bed (1999) Halloween kids movies

50. Don’t Look Under the Bed (1999)

One of the scariest kids’ Halloween movies, Don’t Look Under the Bed is all about the Boogeyman, so if your little one is already afraid of monsters under their bed, maybe give this one a miss!

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 11+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

Ghostbusters Halloween kids movies

51. Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989)

Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters! While a little scary (and sometimes inappropriate) for kids at times, Ghostbusters is a Halloween staple.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 11+
Watch it on: Amazon Prime

The Black Cauldron (1985) Halloween kids movies

52. The Black Cauldron (1985)

One of the lesser-known Disney Halloween movies, The Black Cauldron is loosely based on Welsh mythology and is easily the scariest Disney kids’ Halloween movie on this list.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 10+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

Witch movies for kids

Witches are a staple of Halloween ‒ pointy hats, bubbling cauldrons, black cats, and magical spells…

Have a look at our top 10 witch movies for kids:

A Witches’ Ball (2017) Halloween kids movies

53. A Witches’ Ball (2017)

A lighthearted adventure-fantasy Halloween witches movie about a young witch whose magic is in peril. Perfect for children who are dressing up as witches this Halloween.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 7+
Watch it on: Netflix

Double, Double, Toil and Trouble (1993) Halloween kids movies

54. Double, Double, Toil and Trouble (1993)

The Olsen twins star in this witchy Halloween kids’ movie, where they try to save their Great Aunt Sophia from an evil curse. A sweet Halloween kids’ movie about familial love.

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 8+
Watch it on: Hulu and Amazon Prime

Nightbooks (2021) Halloween kids movies

55. Nightbooks (2021)

Nightbooks has a few jumpy and somewhat scary scenes. In the film, Alex, a young boy who loves to write, is captured by an evil witch and is forced to write her stories in his Nightbooks. A little creepy, but great for older children who want to watch something scary.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 10+
Watch it on: Netflix

Halloweentown Halloween kids movies

56. Halloweentown series (1998-2006)

These Halloween kids’ movies teach children that Halloween, with all its ghosts, ghouls, witches, and warlocks, doesn’t have to be that scary. In the movie series, Halloweentown is a place where fantastical creatures are free to live ‒ and they’re much friendlier than we think!

Rating: G
Suitable for: Ages 6+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

Harry Potter Halloween kids movies

57. Harry Potter series (2001 ‒ 2011)

We couldn’t leave Harry Potter off our list of witchy Halloween kids’ movies! Sure, they’re not traditionally Halloween-themed movies, but they are about witches and wizards, spellcraft and magic, so it still counts!

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 7 ‒ 12+ (the films get more ‘adult’ later in the series)
Watch it on: HBO Max and Amazon Prime

Hocus Pocus (1993) Halloween kids movies

58. Hocus Pocus (1993)

Set in Salem, Massachusetts, on Halloween night, this cult classic is a must-watch over Halloween. Join Max, Dani, Allison, and Binx as they battle the Sanderson sisters, who attempt to take the souls of all the children in the town. Some peril and scary moments for younger children.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 10+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

The Witches (1990) Halloween kids movies

59. The Witches (1990)

The original version of The Witches, based on Roald Dahl’s book of the same name. Some of the visual effects are quite scary, but perfect if your little one is looking for a little fright.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 8+
Watch it on: Netflix

The Witches (2020) Halloween kids movies

60. The Witches (2020)

A newer version of The Witches, starring Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer, and Stanley Tucci. The depiction of the witches can be pretty scary to younger viewers, so worth being aware of if you’re planning to watch.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 10+
Watch it on: HBO Max

Twitches Halloween kids movies

61. Twitches (2005) & Twitches Too (2007)

Another of the twin-witch Disney Halloween movies for kids, Twitches and Twitches Too follows Alex and Camryn, twin witches who are separated at birth. Once reunited, they can restore magic to their home, the magical dimension of Coventry. Ideal for tweens, but also fun for younger witches.

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 8+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009) Halloween movies for kids

62. Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009)

Based on the Disney Channel Original TV series of the same name, Wizards of Waverly Place is a Halloween children’s movie all about the importance of family. After Alex angrily casts a spell that goes awry, she wipes the memories of her parents. Can she and her brothers bring their parents’ memories back?

Rating: PG
Suitable for: Ages 7+
Watch it on: Disney Plus

What’s a good Halloween movie for a six-year-old?

We have lots of great Halloween kids’ movies for six-year-olds on our list, but our favorite Halloween movies for six-year-olds are:

  • Halloweentown (1998)
  • It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)
  • Monsters, Inc. (2001)
  • Muppets Haunted Mansion (2021)
  • My Little Pony: A New Generation (2021)
  • Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie

What should I watch for Halloween 2021 with kids?

There are a few new releases from Halloween 2020 and Halloween 2021, so here are our top picks for 2021 Halloween movies:

  • 100% Wolf (2020)
  • A Go! Go! Cory Carson Halloween (2020)
  • LEGO Star Wars: Terrifying Tales (2021)
  • Muppets Haunted Mansion (2021)
  • My Little Pony: A New Generation (2021)
  • Nightbooks (2021)
  • Starbeam: Halloween Hero (2020)
  • The Addams Family 2 (2021)
  • The Witches (2020)

So grab some popcorn, stock up on candy apples and pumpkin-flavored treats, and cozy up for a family-friendly Halloween movie night.

Which of our best kids’ Halloween movies are your favorite? Share them with the other mamas on Peanut.

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