Throwback Halloween Movies to Watch This Month

As Halloween creeps up on us, (pun intended), we encourage you to reminisce about the magic that the holiday carried for you when you were younger. Between the frights, treats, and costumes, it was like entering another world for a night. These throwback movies are just what you need to bring back that feeling. So, grab your coziest blanket and some popcorn because this list might inspire a Halloween movie marathon.

(image via imdb)

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Tim Burton is the king of spooky, and we will forever argue that this movie belongs in your regular Christmas and Halloween traditions. This 1993 film is the musical you need to get in the Halloween spirit, with creepy clay figures that will give you the most wonderful nightmares. Plus, its cast of characters will inspire endless Halloween costumes. Watch now on Disney+.

(image via imdb)

Hocus Pocus

“Oh, look. Another glorious morning… Makes me sick!” As we grow older, this statement only rings more true. However, the movie Hocus Pocus, starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy, will certainly not make you sick. Instead, it will make you laugh and reminisce as three problematic witches try bringing the trick in trick-or-treating to an all-new level. Watch now on Disney+.

(image via imdb)

The Haunted Mansion

This isn’t just an iconic Disney ride! If you haven’t seen the movie behind the attraction, it’s time to watch The Haunted Mansion. This freaky flick stars Eddie Murphy (so you know it’s hilarious), whose character is desperately trying to sell a beautiful but very haunted home. Watch now on Disney+.

(image via imdb)


Tia and Tamara Mowry were once queens of the Disney Channel! And one of our favorite movies? Twitches! If you didn’t already know, “twitches” equals twins plus witches. This film is your opportunity to get into the Halloween spirit. Just don’t forget to follow Twitches with its sequel, Twitches TooWatch now on Disney+.

(image via imdb)

Monster House

Monster House will be your jam if you want to remember what terror felt like in 2006. Watch a group of teens battle to escape the spooky house next door. Only, it’s not just spooky; it’s an actual monster. Watch now on Netflix.

(image via imdb)


1995’s Casper begins when a family moves into a new house, which, of course, is haunted. The father knew this all along, and he came there to evict the spirits occupying the mansion. But the family is in for the shock of a lifetime after discovering that not all ghosts are bad, and the sweet ones might even become friends. Watch now on Amazon Prime.

What are some of your favorite throwback Halloween films? Share yours in the comments below!

No Comments Yet

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


Your locale for the best advice on
fashion, health, and beauty


Subscribe to our newsletter to get exclusive information on today's trends in fashion, beauty, and more!

By clicking submit, I authorize: (1) Think Glamor to use and share my information in accordance with its Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, and (2) Think Glamor or third-party companies, including Think Glamor ’s business partners, to contact me by email with offers for goods and services at the email address provided. Please note that the information you have provided to us may be supplemented with additional information obtained from other sources.