Time to snuggle up under a blanket and enjoy some our our staff’s favorite family friendly Halloween movies—all available to stream at home!
In this 1998 Disney Channel original movie, 13-year-old Marnie Piper (Kimberly J. Brown) is not happy with her mother, Gwen (Judith Hoag). Marnie and her younger siblings 12-year-old Dylan (Joey Zimmerman) and 7-year-old Sophie (Emily Roeske) can never go out for Halloween. When Gwen’s mother Aggie (Debbie Reynolds) comes for her annual Halloween visit, Marnie soon discovers she comes from a family of witches and it is up to her and her siblings to help their grandmother save Halloweentown.
A 1993 Disney comedy horror film starring Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker as the Sanderson sisters, a villainous trio of witches, who are inadvertently resurrected by a teenage boy, Max Dennison in present day Salem, Massachusetts. The sisters seek to claim the souls of Salem’s children and it’s up to Will and his friends to stop them. Now on Disney+
It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown
“I got a rock.” Is there any holiday form more well loved than this classic from 1966? Will the great pumpkin come to Linus’ pumpkin patch? Will Snoopy defeat the Red Baron? Will Charlie Brown get any candy this year?
Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas
In this 1993 stop motion musical written by Tim Burton with music by Danny Elfman, Jack Skellington, discovers Christmas Town and attempts to bring Christmas to Halloween Town by kidnapping Santa Claus causes confusion. This is the 25th anniversary of the film, which originated in a poem written by Tim Burton when he worked as an animator for Walt Disney Feature Annimation.
A 1989 comedy about a boy (Fred Savage) who befriends a real-life “monster under the bed” (Howie Mandel) and discovers a secret world of monsters who sneak into children’s bedrooms at night to pull pranks on them.
This 2003 Disney comedy is loosely based on the Disney attraction by the same name and stars Eddie Murphy who learns the importance of family over work through the course of a weekend away with his wife and kids.
A 2012 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Sony Pictures Animation about Count Dracula, the owner of a hotel called Hotel Transylvania where the world’s monsters can take a rest from civilization.When the “human-free hotel” is unexpectedly visited by an ordinary 21-year-old traveler named Jonathan, Dracula must keep his daughter Mavis from falling in love with him before the hotel’s guests learn that there is a human in the castle.
Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie
This 2012 Disney 3D black and white stop-motion-animated comedy film directed by Tim Burton which pays homage to the original “Frankenstein”. A boy named Victor loses his dog, Sparky, and uses the power of electricity to resurrect him — but is then blackmailed by his friends into revealing how they too can reanimate their deceased past pets and other creatures, resulting in a crazy adventure for all.