Last updated on September 21st, 2023 at 07:40 pm
Are you looking for the best Halloween kids movies to stream this fall? Check out our awesome list and grab the popcorn because you’re gonna love this!
Fall has officially arrived! This is the time of year for pumpkin spice (like it or not), fluffy knitted hats (even in the desert), leaf pile jumping, and spooky movies to watch with your kids. Fall is the kick-off to the much anticipated holiday season, and we couldn’t be more excited to help you get off on the right foot this year!
We’ve put together a list of the best Halloween kids movies you can stream to get you in the spirit.
Did you know we have TWO podcasts available to download? Go take a listen for FREE right now!
Best Halloween kids movies on Netflix (all ages)
A Go! Go! Cory Carson Halloween
If you’re looking for the best Halloween kids movies for toddlers, you have to check out A Go! Go! Cory Carson, Halloween. It’s super short, it’s fun, and your tiny twin toddlers will love it!
Starbeam: Halloween Hero
Here’s another short one for your toddlers to enjoy! Heroes meet Halloween when Greedy Captain Fishbeard steals everybody’s Halloween treats for himself, but StarBeam and Boost save the day!
Need a plan for the first week home with twins? Book your 60-minute twins \post-delivery strategy session on a video call with Lauren Oak, Twin Expert and Certified Postpartum Doula (and mom of twins!), to create a customized game plan for you and your twins when they come home. Click here to learn more… and while you’re at it, check out our Twiniversity Shop and Twin Parent Memberships.
Spookley the Square Pumpkin
A square pumpkin? WHAT?! See how this cartoon movie teaches kids it’s okay to be different. With no scary images, so you won’t have to worry about nightmares after your twins watch this Halloween movie. Even the littlest twins will love watching this Halloween movie on Netflix.
Dreamworks’ Spooky Stories features all your twins’ favorite characters from Monsters vs. Aliens and even Shrek making it one of the best halloween movies on netflix for kids! This movie is actually 3 separate tales, which will be great for keeping your younger kids’ attention.
Halloween movies on Netflix for kids (8 and up)
The Addams Family
This is a great one based on the classic 1960s TV show, that your kids will love! It will make spooky Halloween fun for your twins in a way that a lot of other movies just can’t. Highly recommend The Addams Family!
The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-a-ween
If Your kids like Captain Underpants, they’re going to love this! Based on the popular franchise, this 48-minute movie will keep your kiddos laughing about spooky Halloween, as expected.
See Halloween decorations come to life in this funny but spooky movie. It might be best for kids 8 or 9 and up, depending on your kids, because this one has a few jump scares.
A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting
Based on a book of the same title, this action-packed film is great for tweens. In this film, a secret society of babysitters show courage and teamwork while battling the Boogeyman and his monsters on Halloween. Definitely a must-see Halloween movie on Netflix for kids!
Best Halloween kids movies on Disney + (all ages)
The Muppets Haunted Mansion
The Muppets are back with a Halloween special! Gonzo and all your favorite Muppets, including Miss Piggy and Kermit, spend one night in the Haunted Mansion (inspired by all four iconic Disney Haunted Mansion attractions at various Disney Parks) for spooky, musical fun.
The Scariest Story Ever: A Mickey Mouse Halloween Spooktacular
What kiddos don’t love Mickey Mouse? In this short film, everyone’s favorite, Mickey Mouse, is challenged by his nephews to tell a scary story on Halloween night, but his stories are mostly fun and silly until he is pushed to tell a truly terrifying tale. Oh, boy!
Mickey’s Tale of Two Witches
Watch as Minnie and Daisy attempt to pass four tests to graduate from the Witch Academy and become real witches. In true Clubhouse style, your kids will be entertained as well as learn a lesson or two about teamwork and friendship.
Mickey’s Monster Musical (Part 1 & 2; Season 5, Episodes 7 & 8)
Join Mickey, Minnie, and Pluto (and the rest of the Clubhouse pals) to solve a puzzling riddle when visiting “Count Mickula” at his creaky castle. There are lots of adventures and songs in this Halloween-themed episode of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse.
Best Halloween kids movies on Disney+ (8 and up)
Tim Burton knocks it out of the park with this one. It’s everything you would expect. It might be a bit dark and creepy for the little ones, but the fact that most adults really like Frankenweenie makes it one of the best Halloween kids movies on this list, in my humble, Tim Burton fan opinion!
You haven’t seen Coco yet? Well, what are you waiting for? This is one of the best Disney movies I’ve ever seen, and that’s coming from a girl who remembers all the Disney classics word for word from childhood. The incredible costumes, endearing characters, and a beautiful ending that will leave you in tears make this the best Halloween movie for kids that you will probably watch again long after the season is over.
Remember Tia and Tamara Mowry from Sister, Sister? They come together again in this Disney original tween and teen geared Halloween movie, realizing they are twins and possess magical powers. They work together to fight “the darkness” and save their home dimension. This movie has something for you and something for your kids.
Want to be the first to know about giveaways, deals, and more just for twin parents? Sign up for the Twiniversity email list! Subscribe today to get emails about giveaways, events, weekly article roundups, and more! Pregnant with twins? We’ll be sending you a weekly twin pregnancy email to keep you on track with your pregnancy to-do list! Click here to learn more… and while you’re at it, check out our Complete Baby Safety Course and Twin Parent Memberships.
This is not only a Halloween movie but a franchise so if your kids love it, there are probably enough of them for you to get some serious alone time over the course of a week. It’s great for tweens and teens because a 13-year-old girl finds out she’s a witch and works with her grandmother to defeat evil in her home of Halloweentown.
Hocus Pocus and Hocus Pocus 2
The entire family will love these films! This movie will have you laughing at the sisters’ shenanigans, and it’s just the right amount of spooky for most families to enjoy together. It’s a Halloween staple!
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Another Tim Burton classic knocks it out of the park. The cartoon movie is great for Halloween and Christmas, which is fantastic news because your kids will be looking for an excuse to watch it on repeat for a while. Jack Skellington wanders away from Halloweentown out of boredom for the same old frightful holiday and stumbles upon Christmastown. Watch as he learns about Christmas and brings the holiday back home with him.
The Haunted Mansion
With the recent release of the new version of “Haunted Mansion“, why not get acquainted with this tale with an older (but equally as entertaining) version? Watch as Eddie Murphy and family come face-to-face with 999 ghosts in creepy old Gracey Manor. They must battle these ghosts to break the curse and do it before their time is up!
Are looking for binge-worthy content? Check out our list of what twin moms are binge-watching today!
Best Halloween kids movies on Hulu (all ages)
Madagascar: A Little Wild — A Fangtastic Halloween
Everyone’s favorite, Madagascar, is back with a Halloween special! This one will have the whole family laughing but also bestow some wisdom on judging a book by its cover.
While this is not a movie but a series, it is something that the whole family can watch together. This show on the Food Network is a Halloween-themed competition show. Over 4 episodes, the teams create some truly remarkable displays that will have your kiddos completely mesmerized!
Blippi’s Spooky Spell Halloween
If your twinnies love Blippi, they’ll love this Halloween special! He shares all the staple activities that make up the holiday, including learning about decorations, making a Jack-O-Lantern, and more.
Still looking for costume ideas for your twins? Check these fun ideas out for inspiration.
Best Halloween kids movies on Hulu (8 and up)
In this animated scary movie, a boy is left in the care of a babysitter and her boyfriend. The boyfriend tells the boy and his friends a story about a real-life monster house on the road. It might be a bit scary for young kids, so you probably want to wait until your twins are at least 8 to give this one a try.
Best Halloween kids movies on other platforms that you need to see
By now, pretty much everyone on Earth has seen Beetlejuice. Whether you love or hate it, your kids will probably beg to watch this Halloween classic. You can stream it on Peacock or find it on Freeform during the month of October.
Another animated film that the whole family will enjoy this Halloween. A girl moves to a new house with her parents and discovers a secret doorway to a different dimension that isn’t quite what it seems. This dimension turns a bit dark and creepy, so you probably want to wait until your kids are close to age 8 before letting them watch.
Fit for all ages, the classic Cat in the Hat graces us with a quirky, animated Halloween special! In this edition, the Cat in the Hat takes Nick and Sally on a Halloween ride filled with howlers and shockers and scary fandangles, big laughs and music, and fun.
Scary Godmother (Youtube)
This animated franchise has 2 movies based on a series. You can stream them on YouTube or catch them on the Cartoon Network. They are good for kids of all ages as we follow a young girl who goes trick-or-treating with her cousin, who tries to scare her.
Sesame Street – A Magical Halloween Adventure (Amazon Prime or Youtube)
Are your little ones big fans of Sesame Street? Featuring all their favorite characters, this Halloween special is perfect for them. It will help them understand what Halloween is all about!
It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (Apple TV)
Okay, so this may technically be a show and not a movie, and maybe you can’t actually stream it, but if you think we’re going to put out a list of Halloween content and not include Charlie Brown, you’re outta your mind. We just couldn’t call this list complete without it.
Grab your popcorn and get the kids settled in for some of the best Halloween kids movies tonight!
Kylee Burleigh lives in Washington State and effortlessly juggles multiple roles while embracing the chaos of a vibrant family life. With a Bachelor’s degree in communications, she’s a wizard at weaving compelling stories. When she’s not busy wrangling words, Kylee is a dedicated wife with fraternal twin girls expected August 2023, adding a delightful twist to her already bustling life. She tackles a full-time communications job, provides stellar marketing services to clients and is a contributing writer to Twiniversity. In her rare moments of respite, Kylee embraces holistic living and immerses herself in thrilling outdoor escapades like hiking, hunting and tearing through the wilderness in her trusty side-by-side.
- How to Handle Trick-or-Treaters while out Trick-or-Treating with Your Twins
- Happy Twin Pregnancy Stories
- The Best Dual Baby Monitors
- Double the Pumpkins, Double the Fun: Twin-Friendly Pumpkin Carving Ideas
- Hollywood Inspired Costumes for Twins
Need some twin parent friends? Get the support you need with a Twiniversity Membership. Benefits include a monthly twin parent club meeting on Zoom, access to a private Facebook group just for twin parents, and a video library of twin parenting lessons. Visit Twiniversity.com/membership to join today!