Top 5 Films For Families To Watch This Halloween

Mother Wearing a Witch Hat and Posing on Halloween

The day of trick or treat is almost on the doorstep, one can already see autumn leaves riding on the first chilly wind of the year, you can almost smell the cinnamon in the air. With this spooky season also comes the time to spend with family and friends and this time Halloween falls on a big weekend give you plenty of time to binge-watch some good family films on Netflix. Without wasting a second let’s get into it.



This is a classic film, it has received cult status due to its powerhouse of a cast and incredible script. Every good parent introduces their children to this gem. It’s about a dead couple that is trying to scare away an interesting family that has moved into their old house, they seek the help of a bio-exorcist Betelgeuse. It’s funny, entertaining, and everything in between. It’s a great start for every family’s binge-watch party on Halloween.

IMDb- 7.5/10

The Boy who cried werewolf

The Boy who cried werewolf

This is a great watch if you are into hairy monsters, the film is about a family that inherits an ancient castle in Romania. The kids who are obsessed with monsters and adventures are not disappointed when they slowly figure out that no ordinary mansion is full of dark secrets. The history of the mansion is written quite interestingly and is sure to entertain the whole clan on a cozy Halloween weekend. It casts Victoria Justice, Chase Ellison, and Anna Galvin.


A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting

This one is quite fun, this is a story about a group of babysitters trying to protect the children they babysit from a kid snatching a boogeyman. It’s an enthusiastic film about monsters and how a couple of babysitters try to take down scary monsters. 


A Witches ball

This is a cute coming of age story of a young girl who happens to be a witch, she is ready to take her first magical steps into the world of secret witchcraft but not before she overcomes all the hurdles and obstacles that a young witch must know to commence her journey as the cutest creature of the dark world. It is a must-watch for little girls and little boys who have loved Harry Potter. Make sure you don’t miss this one.


The Spiderwick Chronicles

This is a story about two brothers and how they move into a wrecked estate with their sister and mother only to find out that it’s home to an alternative universe full of magic and secrets. Both the brothers are played by Freddie Highmore, you might remember that name from the Good Doctor. The movie is based on a children’s adventure book by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black. Apart from the power-packed performances in this film a lot of fans report that the musical score is just as good. This one is a must-watch for this Halloween season.



We know that a lot is planned to be done to get your family to agree to one film, so we have given you a list of the best 5 and reasons to sell them so that one can hope that the family agrees on at least one of the films we have suggested. There is nothing that says holiday season better than to sit in a cozy room, with candies and watch a scary movie with the people you love the most. Hope your family agrees to all of the lists. Happy trick or treating!

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