Best Halloween Movies to Stream in 2022
It’s time to cuddle up with a bowl of candy and binge-watch some Halloween movies.
If you’re hoping to have a movie night ahead of Oct. 31, there are plenty of titles streaming on Netflix, HBO Max, Disney+, and more.
For the scary movie fan, there are slasher classics such as A Nightmare on Elm Street and Friday the 13th. However, if you’re looking for something the whole family can enjoy, you can have a movie marathon with all four of the Halloweentown movies.
Of course, you can’t forget Halloween classics such as Hocus Pocus and The Addams Family.
Read ahead for all the best 31 Halloween movies to stream online.
When a young teen lights a Black Flame Candle, he unknowingly brings back the infamous Sanderson sisters (played by Kathy Najimy, Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker) as they run amok around Salem, Massachusetts trying to steal the lives of little children.
Almost 30 years after the film’s release, Disney is bringing the trio of witches back together again for the anticipated sequel, which will be released on Sept. 30.
The Haunted Mansion
Loosely based on the Disney attraction of the same name, the 2003 film follows a realtor (Eddie Murphy) and his family as they take on more than they bargained for when they arrive at the haunted Gracey Manor.
Watch The Haunted Mansion on Disney+
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Tim Burton’s spooky tale follows Jack Skellington, the King of “Halloween Town,” as he stumbles upon “Christmas Town” and becomes obsessed with the idea of the cheery holiday. Bonus: you can continue watching this film well into December as it serves as both a Halloween and Christmas film.
Watch The Nightmare Before Christmas on Disney+
The Disney Channel Original Movie follows a young girl (Kimberly J. Brown) who makes the fascinating discovery that she’s a witch as she follows her grandmother (Debbie Reynolds) to her home of Halloweentown.
You can turn your Halloween movie night into a movie marathon seeing as there are three additional sequels: Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge, Halloweentown Highand Return to Halloweentown. (And fun fact: Brown met her eventual fiancé on the set of Halloweentown IIwhich you can appreciate during your rewatch!)
Watch Halloweentown on Disney+
Starring real-life twins Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry, the Disney Channel Original Movie follows two twins separated at birth who learn that they are witches destined to rule the magical kingdom of Coventry. Be sure to tune into the film’s equally fun sequel Twitches Too as well!
Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder star in this tale about an artificial humanoid named Edward with scissors for hands who falls in love with a young girl named Kim Boggs.
Watch Edward Scissorhands on Disney+
Tim Burton regulars Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter voice the main characters of this dark fantasy about a young man who finds himself married to a corpse bride.
A parody of classic slasher films such as Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summerthis film is the perfect choice for those hoping to go a more comedic route for their Halloween movie night.
Gene Wilder stars as a descendant of Dr. Victor Frankenstein in this comedy horror film from 1974.
Watch Young Frankenstein on HBO Max
A remake of the 1986 novel of the same name by Stephen King, the 2017 film follows a group of children from Derry, Maine who came face-to-face with a terrifying being called Pennywise the Dancing Clown.
If that’s not enough spookyness for you, you can follow up by watching It Chapter Two which follows the Losers’ Club as adults.
A Nightmare on Elm Street
From director Wes Craven comes the iconic 1984 slasher film that started the notable A Nightmare on Elm Street franchises. If you have a lot of time on your hands, you can watch all of Freddy Krueger’s terrifying escapades as well as the 2010 remake of the same name.
Watch A Nightmare on Elm Street on HBO Max
Friday the 13th
Another slasher classic from the ’80s, Friday the 13th follows a group of teens at a local camp who find themselves terrorized by a mysterious murderer on the loose. Like A Nightmare on Elm Streetthere are plenty of sequels to watch all October long.
Watch Friday the 13th on HBO Max
Though the film takes place during Christmastime, the 1984 film certainly packs the horror thrills as a group of destructive monsters wreak havoc on a small town.
Starring Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman as witch sisters, the film is the perfect balance of supernatural spookiness and classic ’90s romantic comedy.
Watch Practical Magic on HBO Max
This 2002 live-action film follows the iconic Scooby-Doo gang played by an all-star cast, including Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Matthew Lillard and Linda Cardellin.
Based on Roald Dahl’s book of the same name, the 1990 film follows a young boy and his grandmother who discover a group of evil witches parading as ordinary women while vacationing in Norway.
The 1984 film, which has spawned a series of sequels and reboots, follows a group of parapsychologists who start a ghost-catching business in New York City.
Starring Adam Sandler and an all-star ensemble cast, the comedy centers on a town outsider who works to save everyone when a kidnapper is on the loose.
Watch Halloween Hubby on Netflix
If animated movies are more your jam, you can tune into this 2006 film about a haunted house that scares a group of children during Halloween.
Watch Monster House on Netflix
Based on the soap opera of the same name, Johnny Depp stars as a vampire who remains buried alive until his grave is unearthed in the 1970s — and he must adjust to the present day while trying to enact revenge on the witch who cursed him centuries ago .
The Addams Family
A remake of the popular 1964 TV series, the film follows the creepy and kooky Addams family as they welcome a new person into their mix, who has her own sinister plans for the family.
Watch The Addams Family on Paramount+
Yet another iconic slasher film by Wes Craven, this 1996 movie follows a group of friends who are targeted by a masked killer. Since its release, the franchise has expanded with a series of sequels and a TV show.
The 1996 film follows a group of teenage girls who learn the hard way that dappled in witchcraft comes with some frightening consequences.
A Quiet Place
Starring real-life couple John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, the film tells the story of a family of five who struggles to survive in a post-apocalyptic world inhabited by creatures that prey on sound.
Watch A Quiet Place on Paramount+
In an attempt to get their home back, a recently deceased couple teams up with a “bio-exorcist” (Michael Keaton) to scare humans away in this Tim Burton film.
A friendly ghost forms a connection with a young girl after she moves into his childhood home in this ’90s film.
Based on the book series of the same name, the franchise follows a young boy who makes the magical discovery that he is actually a wizard.
Watch the Harry Potter movies on Peacock
Little Shop of Horrors
Little Shop of Horrors is a Halloween film for musical lovers! An adaptation of the 1982 off-Broadway musical of the same name, the film follows a floral shop worker who discovers a plant that feeds on human blood.
Watch Little Shop of Horrors on Tubi
It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
The Peanuts gather for a heartwarming Halloween special originally released in 1966.
Watch It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown on Apple TV+
This 1978 slasher, which has spawned numerous sequels, follows a murderer named Michael Myers who escapes from a sanitarium and goes on a killing spree.
Watch Halloween on Amazon Prime Video
Double, Double, Toil and Trouble
Starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, the film follows twin sisters as they try to save their aunt from her own evil twin sister.
Watch Double, Double, Toil and Trouble on Amazon Prime Video