Maybe the first installments were good

Top 20 Movies To Watch on Halloween

I do not like the usual horror franchises that keep coming out with sequels. Maybe the first installments were good, but there’s only so many ways to keep a basic serial killer story interesting. For any season, I like movies that make me think and feel. So if you’re like me and want to ditch the usual staples like Nightmare on Elm Street, Saw, canada goose outlet edmonton Halloween, etc. in favor of better picks for Halloween viewing, I made this list. There’s nothing wrong per se with the big hit horror franchises, but there are good horror movies that are overlooked because they’re overshadowed by the big guys. And I have on here some comedies, animated movies, and musical movies that have Halloween themes. Because who says you have to just watch a gory slasher flick cheap canada goose that takes itself way too seriously? So here is my personal list of favorite movies to watch on Halloween.

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Kid friendly? Not really, there’s a lot of bloodshed. Maybe 13+ is ok though.

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In a nutshell, it’s: A serial killer, who’s a mom. It’s kind canada goose outlet real of like American Psycho or Clockwork Orange, but with a killer protagonist who seems on the surface much less likely to be a killer.

Kid friendly? Well, it’s very violent but probably ok for teens.

Bruce Willis plays a psychologist trying to connect with a child who claims he can see the dead in this 90’s classic. Everybody might know the twist, but the journey to it is interesting enough even if you go into this movie knowing how it ends.

Watch if: You know the ending but your friends don’t and you want to watch them be surprised by it.

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Kid friendly? Eh. It’s a little gory in some parts. It might be okay for older kids or teens.

While I will probably do a separate list just for horror anime, this lesser known short film is one of the best horror anime films out there. Vampire schoolgirl Saya has to hunt her own kind, which is the case in many horror anime. But what sets this movie apart from other anime stories like it is the depth of characterization and emotional expressiveness. Saya is pretty soulful for an undead person.

Watch it if: You want that combination of suspense, action, and psychological depth in a horror movie.

In a nutshell, it’s: The best example of the “monster/half monster fighting their own kind” sort of anime.

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In a nutshell, it’s: Stanley Kubrick at his best, still not as good as Stephen King.

Kid friendly? It doesn’t have explicit adult themes, but is still probably too scary for younger children. Parents should watch it first, to decide if their children can handle the violent imagery in this movie.

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Watch if: You’re a veteran, and can show off your knowledge of the joke lines to say to a friend who is a “virgin”.