Friday, October 3, 2014

Best Halloween Movies For Children

So we all know that Halloween is just as much for the children as it is for the Adults, so here is a list of Halloween Movies for children to watch.

1. Hocus Pocus: Made in 1993. After three centuries, three witch sisters are ressurected in Salem Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teenagers, a little girl and an immortal cat to put an end to the reign of terror.

2. Ernest Scared Stupid: Made in 1991. After a misunderstanding, Ernest P Worrell unleashes an evil troll on Halloween.

3. Beetlejuice: Made in 1988. A recently deceased couple contract the services of a bio-exorcist in order to remove the obnoxious new owners that live in there house. 

4. Corpse Bride: Made in 2005. When a shy groom practices his wedding vows in the inadvertent presence of a deceased young woman, she raises from the grave assusming he has married her.

5. Casper: Made in 1995. A paranormal expert and his daughter bunk in an abandoned house populated by 3 mischevious ghost and one friendly one.

6. It's The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown: Made in 1966. The peanuts gang celebrates Halloween, while Linus waits for the Great Pumpkin.

7. Ghostbusters: Made in 1984. Three unemployed parapsychology professors  set up shop as a unique ghost removel service.

8. The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad: Made in 1949. Two animated adaptions of the legend of sleepy hollow, and the wind in the willows. 

9. Monster House: Made in 2006. Three teens discover that their neighbors house is really a living, breathing, scary, monster.

10. Monsters, Inc.: Made in 2001. Monsters generate their city's power by scaring children, but they are terribly afraid themselves of being contaminated by children, so when one enters monstropolis, top scarer sully finds his world disrupted. 

11. Scared Shrekless: Made in 2010. Shrek gets in the Halloween spirit by challenging his fairytale friends to come up with scary stories for a contest, but the gang learn they'll have to spend the night in Lord Farquaads haunted castle before the winner is named. 

12. Frankenweenie: Made in 2012. Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his dog sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous consequences.

13. Hotel Transylvania: Made in 2012. Dracula, who operates a high end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the counts teenaged daughter.  

14. ParaNorman: Made in 2012. A misunderstood boy takes on ghost, zombies, and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries old curse.

15. Alvin and The Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein: Made in 1999. While the Chipmunks are working at the amusement park, Majestic Movie Studios, in a singing attraction. Little do they know that the real Dr. Frankenstein are in a new attraction called, "Frankenstein's Castle". After Alvin drives a crazy bus ride, they miss their next performance and get locked in the park after closing time. Dr. Frankenstein figures that the castle isn't scary enough and re-creates the real Frankenstein and after the monster finds the boys, it starts a wild and wacky adventure!.

16. Alvin and The Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman: Made in 2000. It's the Chipmunks' third and final full-length feature! Alvin is struggling with nightmares of werewolves. Alvin believes that the new next-door neighbor Mr. Talbot is a werewolf. Of course, no one believes him. Meanwhile, the boys are working on the school production of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. When Alvin blows up the school auditorium, he is expelled from the production. Theodore is put in to rise his lack of confidence. Alvin and Simon are trying to discover the secret of Mr. Talbot. Will the play go as planned or will the Chipmunks mess it up?! And is Mr. Talbot a werewolf?

17. Scooby Doo on Zombie Island: Made in 1998. The gang reunite and visit moonscar island, a place with a dark secret. Daphne wants more than just a guy in a costume and gets more than she bargained for.  

18. Bedknobs and broomsticks: Made in 1971. An apprentice witch wants to use her powers to contribute to the English war effort against the Nazis… plus a trip to the cartoon Island of Naboombu and a Harryhausen-esque army of armor brought to life by substitutiary locomotion.

19. The Nightmare Before Christmas: Made in 1993. Is it a Christmas movie or is it a Halloween movie? Lets just say its both, so sit back and enjoy.

20. Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of The Were-Rabbit: Made in 2005.  English inventor Wallace and his trusted canine companion, Gromit, have a thriving varmint-elimination service. Wallace has a potential paramour in wealthy client Lady Tottington. Unfortunately, the slick-talking hunter Victor Quartermaine also has designs on the lady, and he’s not giving up easily. When a giant rabbit terrorizes the townsfolk, another dimension is added to the existing competition between Wallace and Victor, and the outcome will be the talk of the town!.

21. The Scream Team: Made in 2002. Restless ghosts with unfinished Earthly business are sentenced to a small New Hampshire town until they can deem themselves worthy to enter heaven. The Carlyle children discover a slew of good-intended, yet misguided ghosts who just need a little direction.

22. Twitches: Made in 2005. "Twitches" refers to "twin witches," with the belief that when the twins pool their resources together, their witchly abilities become significantly stronger. Such is the case of Alex and Camryn (the Mowry twins) who are separated at birth, but are unexpectedly reunited on their 21st birthday. The sisters soon discover their unique powers and set about working their magic and fulfilling their destiny.

23. Don't Look Under the Bed: Made in 1999. Frances McCausland, a normal, highly-intelligent teenager, finds herself in the center of the strange goings-on, and fair or not, she becomes the focal point for most of the town's suspicions regarding the unusual happenings.

24. Tower of Terror: Made in 1997.  Steve Guttenberg portrays a former distinguished reporter who fell on hard times and now toils for a sleazy tabloid. His fortunes begin looking up after stumbling across a 1939 episode in which five people mysteriously disappear while in a luxury hotel elevator during a lightning storm. Buzzy Crocker (Guttenberg) and his niece Anna (Kirsten Dunst) become involved through a chance encounter with Abigail Gregory (Amzie Strickland), an older sister of one of the victims. Abigail claims to know the "real" story behind the incident, and her version intrigues Buzzy and Anna; so much that they attempt to recreate the decades-long mystery in hopes of solving it.

25. Something Wicked This Way Comes: Made in 1983.  A traveling carnival comes to town, and like most small-town kids, Will and Jim can't wait to go see everything the sideshows have to offer. And also, like many small-town kids, the boys are unable to control their enthusiasm and curiosity, so they sneak into the carnival and make some terrifying discoveries. 
The owner of the carnival is the aptly-named Mr. Dark, whose fancy is evilly seducing carnival-goers with the lure of fulfilling their darkest desires.    The film is very dark, very un-Disney-like, and delves deeply into the age old good vs. evil issue, and the powerful influence that greed can hold over the best of us.

26. Scooby Doo and the Goblin King: Made in 2008. scooby doo and shaggy must go into the underworld ruled by the Goblin king  in order to stop a mortal named the amazing krudsky who wants power and is a threat to their pals.

27.  Scooby Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf: Made in 1988. shaggy is turned into a werewolf and its up to scooby, scrappy and his girlfriend to help him win the contest.

28. Scooby Doo and the Ghoul School: Made in 1988. scooby doo and the gang visited a haunted school after all the girls had been kidnapped, its up to scooby and the gang to save them.

29. The Witches: Made in 1990. A young orphaned boy goes to live with his grandmother in an english hotel, where a group of witches plot to turn all children into mice.

30.  The Neverending Story: Made in 1984.  Kids who could do without vampires and other played out Halloween monsters will find a lot to like in this mystical adventure film based on the popular novel.



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