27 Classic Halloween Movies to Watch for a Scary Evening In

Sure, the tell-tale signs of Halloween’s quick approach are pumpkins galore and “Monster Mash” on repeat on the radio—and let’s not forget the clever ghost decorations. But you can’t really be in the spooky spirit until you plop down on the couch and binge on some good old season classic Halloween movies. Whether you’re looking to change up from your usual faves or settling in for a weekend binge, gather your favorite people and some delectable treats and snuggle up for 27 of our favorite movies that just can’t help but scream Halloween.

Scream (1996)

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)

Get Out (2017)
Beetlejuice (1988)
“I attended Juilliard… I’m a graduate of the Harvard business school. I travel quite extensively. I lived through the Black Plague and had a pretty good time during that. I’ve seen The Exorcist about 167 times, and it keeps getting funnier every single time I see it…not to mention the fact that you’re talking to a dead guy…Now what do you think? You think I’m qualified?” —Beetlejuice
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
“It’s not heaven he’s from! It’s straight from the stinking flames of hell! The power of Satan is in him, I can feel it. Can’t you? Have you poor sheep strayed so far from the path?” —Esmerelda
Ghostbusters (1984)
“Do you believe in UFOs, astral projections, mental telepathy, ESP, clairvoyance, spirit photography, telekinetic movement, full trance mediums, the Loch Ness monster and the theory of Atlantis?” Janine Melnitz
Carrie (2013)
“Carrie had some sort of power. But she was just like me… like any of you. She had hopes, she had fears, but we pushed her. And you can only push someone so far before they break.” —Sue Snell
The Exorcist (1973)
Hocus Pocus (1993)
Child’s Play (1998)
Mother! (2017)
Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

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