20 of the Best Family Halloween Movies (and Where to Stream Them!)

Emily Manning

Emily Manning

October 27, 2020

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Have a fright night with a difference this year and see how many of these family Halloween movies you can squeeze in! We’ve got our pick of the best to enjoy, and where you can stream them – all you need is the blanket and popcorn!

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With the spooky season upon us, it’s time to catch up on some brilliant family Halloween movies. We’ve picked some of the best to stream on Netflix (UK & Ireland), Amazon Prime and Disney+ for everyone to enjoy.

Take your pick from some of the best seasonal animated and live action movies, from Hocus Pocus, Goosebumps and The Addams Family to Corpse Bride, Hotel Transylvania and Frankenweenie!

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Family Halloween Movies on Netflix

The Addams Family

Rating: PG

Stream The Addams Family on Netflix

When a man claiming to be Fester, the missing brother of Gomez Addams, arrives at the Addams’ home, the family is thrilled. However, Morticia (Anjelica Huston) and daughter Wednesday begin to suspect the man is a fraud, since he cannot recall details of Fester’s life. With the help of a corrupt lawyer, Fester conspires to swindle the Addams fortune. Plenty of hilarious and hair-raising antics along the way make this a fun family movie.

The Addams Family Values

Rating: PG

Stream The Addams Family Values on Netflix

The members of the odd Addams Family are back for more hilarious antics. This time around, Gomez and Morticia are celebrating the arrival of a baby boy – but Wednesday and Pugsley are not too happy about the new addition, and try their best to get rid of the baby. When nanny Debbie appears to keep the kids in line, her presence leads to an unexpected and treacherous twist.

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Corpse Bride

Rating: PG

Stream Corpse Bride on Netflix

Directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson, Albert Finney, Richard E. Grant and more, Corpse Bride is a hair-raising legend based on a 19th-century Russian folktale.

A young man mistakenly weds a corpse while on a two-day trek to the village of his real bride-to-be. It is up to the groom’s real fiancée to face her rival – only then will the bride and groom be free to proceed with their own wedding ceremony.

Hubie Halloween

Rating: 12

Stream Hubie Halloween on Netflix

Hubie Dubois (Adam Sandler) thanklessly spends every Halloween making sure the residents of his hometown, Salem, celebrate safely and play by the rules. But this year, an escaped criminal and a mysterious new neighbour have Hubie on high alert. When people start disappearing, it’s up to Hubie to convince the police and townsfolk that the monsters are real, and only he can stop them!

Hubie Halloween is a hilarious family film about an unlikely hero with an all-star cast including Julie Bowen, Ray Liotta, Noah Schnapp, Steve Buscemi, Maya Rudolph and Kevin James.

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Rating: PG

Stream Goosebumps on Netflix

Upset about moving to a small town, Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets his beautiful neighbour Hannah, daughter of R.L. Stine (Jack Black), the famous and mysterious author of the bestselling “Goosebumps” series.

When Zach accidentally unleashes the monsters from the fantastic tales, it’s up to him, Hannah and Stine to return the beasts back to the books where they belong.

Gnome Alone

Rating: PG

Stream Gnome Alone on Netflix

When Chloe discovers that her new home’s garden gnomes are not what they seem, she must decide between the pursuit of a desired high school life and taking up the fight against the Troggs.

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A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting

Rating: PG

Stream A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting on Netflix

Recruited by a secret society of babysitters, a high schooler battles the Boogeyman and his monsters when they nab the boy she’s babysitting on Halloween.

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Hotel Transylvania

Rating: U

Stream Hotel Transylvania on Netflix

Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula’s lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed.

One special weekend, Dracula invites all his best friends – Frankenstein and his wife, the Mummy, the Invisible Man, the Werewolf family, and more – to celebrate his beloved daughter Mavis’s 118th birthday. For Dracula catering to all of these legendary monsters is no problem…but the party really starts when one ordinary guy stumbles into the hotel and changes everything!

Hotel Transylvania 2 and Hotel Transylvania 3 are also available on Netflix, so you complete the series!

Monster House

Rating: PG

Stream Monster House on Netflix

Even for a 12-year old, DJ Walters has a particularly overactive imagination. He is convinced that his haggard and crabby neighbour Horace Nebbercracker, who terrorises all the neighbourhood kids, is responsible for Mrs. Nebbercracker’s mysterious disappearance.

Any toy that touches Nebbercracker’s property promptly disappears, swallowed up by the cavernous house. DJ has seen it with his own eyes! But no one believes him, not even his best friend, Chowder. What everyone does not know is DJ is not imagining things. Everything he’s seen is absolutely true and it’s about to get much worse than anything DJ could have imagined.

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Family Halloween Movies on Disney+

Hocus Pocus

Suggested age 9+

Stream Hocus Pocus on Disney+ 

After moving to Salem, Ma., teenager Max explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani and their new friend, Allison. After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches played by Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker, who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches’ book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.

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Suggested age 6+

Stream Coco on Disney+ 

Despite his family’s generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history.


Suggested age 6+

Stream Frankenweenie on Disney+ 

Young Victor Frankenstein is a science nerd and outsider at school, but he does have one good friend: his dog, Sparky. But then, tragedy strikes, and Sparky shuffles off this mortal coil. Victor is heartbroken, but his science teacher gives him an idea of how to jolt old Sparky back to life. The experiment is successful, and all goes well, until Victor’s fellow students steal his secret and use it to resurrect other dead animals – with monstrous consequences.

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Toy Story of Terror

Suggested age 6+

Stream Toy Story of Terror on Disney+ 

This Halloween special follows the toys on a road trip, when a flat tire leads Bonnie and her mother to spend the night in a roadside motel. After Mr. Potato Head goes missing, the others begin to search for him, but they find themselves caught up in a mysterious sequence of events that leads them to a big conspiracy.


Suggested age 6+

Stream Halloweentown on Disney+ 

Marnie and her kids get a big shock when they follow grandma home to Halloweentown – and find out they come from a family of witches. The town is the only place where supernatural beings can lead a `normal’ life, but trouble is looming, and on her 13th birthday Marnie not only finds she is a witch, but that she and her family are involved in a fight against the evil that is threatening to take over the world.

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Family Halloween Movies on Amazon Prime

Halloween Island

Rating: 7+

Stream Halloween Island on Amazon Prime

After unleashing a mythical monster upon the Hawaiian islands, three young friends must use local legends to restore peace to their home.

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Little Rascals

Rating: ALL

Stream The Little Rascals: Spooky Spectacular on Amazon Prime

The only thing more outrageous than The Little Rascals’ antics are their wild imaginations! See what happens when the Gang are left alone to guess what those noises in the night might be!

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Corpse Bride

Rating: 7+

Stream Corpse Bride on Amazon Prime

Directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson, Albert Finney, Richard E. Grant and more, Corpse Bride is a hair-raising legend based on a 19th-century Russian folktale.

A young man mistakenly weds a corpse while on a two-day trek to the village of his real bride-to-be. It is up to the groom’s real fiancée to face her rival – only then will the bride and groom be free to proceed with their own wedding ceremony.

The Little Vampire

Rating: ALL

Stream The Little Vampire on Amazon Prime

After he moves to Scotland with his parents, only child Tony struggles to make friends at his new school. But he is bullied and picked on by the other boys, and has little hope of overcoming his miserable new life. Then he meets Rudolph, a kid vampire with whom Tony becomes very close. But, when Rudolph’s life and the future of the vampire race are threatened by a ruthless vampire hunter, Tony must find the courage to save his best friend.


Rating: ALL

Stream Igor on Amazon Prime

Lab assistant Igor dreams of becoming a mad scientist like his master, Dr. Glickenstein. When the doctor runs afoul of his own invention, Igor seizes the chance. With the help of his friends Scamper and Brain, Igor plans to win the kingdom’s annual science fair by building the most-evil monster ever. The problem is that Eve, as the monster is called, is sweeter than sugar and would rather be an actress.

Room on the Broom

Rating: 7+

Stream Room on the Broom on Amazon Prime

Based on Julia Donaldson’s picture book, telling the story of a kind witch who invites a collection of animals to join her on her broom, though her cat thinks it will get too crowded. Her new friends make themselves useful, however, when the witch is threatened by a fearsome dragon.

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Have your say! What do you think the best family Halloween movies are? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!

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Published On: October 27th, 2020 / Categories: Entertainment / Last Updated: April 5th, 2021 / Tags: , , , , /

About the Author: Emily Manning

Emily is the coffee-loving Editor of MyKidsTime. Mum of one daughter and two naughty Tibetan Terriers, she is particularly partial to Curly Wurlys and unable to resist pretty stationery and new cookbooks. As an avid foodie and domestic goddess-wannabe, she is most likely to be found in the kitchen.

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