10 Halloween Movies for Those Who Don’t Like Horror

By: Erin Pollack

Are you someone who loves all things fall, but not a huge fan of horror movies? Have no fear, this list of movies are sure to make you laugh and smile while putting you in the Halloween spirit!

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

The Peanuts gang celebrates Halloween while Linus waits for the Great Pumpkin.

Available to watch for free (without a subscription) on Apple TV from October 28th to October 31st!

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

A newly-engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must seek shelter at the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-n-Furter.

Available to stream on Hulu and Prime Video.

Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.

Available to stream on HBOMax and Prime Video.

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

An artificial man, who was incompletely constructed and has scissors for hands, leads a solitary life. Then one day, a suburban lady meets him and introduces him to her world.

Available to watch for free on YouTube, and stream on Prime Video and Disney Plus.

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion.

Available to rent on Prime Video, and stream on Disney Plus.

Halloweentown (1998)

When a young girl living with her secret witch mother learns she too is a witch, she must help her witch grandmother save Halloweentown from evil forces.

Available to stream on Disney Plus and Hulu.

Monster House (2006)

Three teens discover that their neighbor’s house is really a living, breathing, scary monster.

Available to stream on Prime Video and Hulu.

Coraline (2009)

An adventurous 11-year-old girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.

Available to rent on Prime Video.

Hubie Halloween (2020)

Despite his devotion to his hometown of Salem (and its Halloween celebration), Hubie Dubois is a figure of mockery for kids and adults alike. But this year, something is going bump in the night, and it’s up to Hubie to save Halloween.

Available to stream on Netflix.

Hocus Pocus 2 (2022)

Two young women accidentally bring back the Sanderson Sisters to modern day Salem and must figure out how to stop the child-hungry witches from wreaking havoc on the world.

Available to stream on Disney Plus.

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