The 21 Best Halloween Movies You Can Instantly Watch Right Now

The Best Halloween Movies and Where to Watch Them

If you're looking to cast a spell of entertainment over your household this Halloween, look no further. Apart from the obligatory lollies and popcorn, these movies are all you need to see you through the night.

There are a lot of great Halloween movies out there, but these are some of our favourites. Some you can watch with your family, some will give you a fright, others can play in the background while greeting trick-or-treaters.

[Note: Some -- but not all -- of these movies are available on Australian streaming services. If you subscribe to Stan, Netflix or Foxtel, try your luck in the search bar. Otherwise, your best bet are the digital download links for iTunes and Google Play which we've included below.]

Hocus Pocus (Kenny Ortega, 1993)

Where to watch: Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

The Addams Family (Barry Sonnenfeld, 1991)

Where to watch: Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

Ghostbusters (Ivan Reitman, 1984)

Where to watch: Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

Halloween (John Carpenter, 1978)

Where to watch (not for kids): Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (Bill Melendez, 1966)

Where to watch: Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

Beetlejuice (Tim Burton, 1988)

Where to watch: Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

Practical Magic (Griffin Dunne, 1998)

Where to watch: Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

Halloweentown (Duwayne Dunham, 1998)

Where to watch: Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

The Nightmare Before Christmas (Henry Selick, 1993)

Where to watch: Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

Sleepy Hollow (Tim Burton, 1999)

Where to watch: Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

Donnie Darko (Richard Kelly, 2001)

Where to watch (not for kids): Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

Paranorman (Chris Butler/Sam Fell, 2012)

Where to watch: Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

Addams Family Values (Barry Sonnenfeld, 1993)

Where to watch: Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

Trick 'r Treat (Michael Dougherty, 2007)

Where to watch (not for kids): Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (Steven Spielberg, 1982)

Where to watch: Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

The Corpse Bride (Tim Burton/Mike Johnson, 2005)

Where to watch: Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

Ernest Scared Stupid (John Cherry, 1991)

Where to watch: Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

Casper (Brad Silberling, 1995)

Where to watch: Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

Idle Hands (Rodman Flender, 1999)

Where to watch (not for kids): Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

Frankenweenie (Tim Burton, 2012)

Where to watch: Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

Teen Witch (Dorian Walker, 1989)

Where to watch: Available for rent or purchase on iTunes and Google Play.

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