Our Favorite Halloween Movies

Woman holding sleep gummiesThe bewitching season is upon us, and what better way to get into the spooky spirit than a roundup of all our favorite Halloween Movies? Whether you enjoy nostalgic, feel-good classics, or bone-chilling horror, the EQ team has listed our fall film must-haves!  

Pro tip: Have your Rapid Sleep Melts and Sleep Gummies ready to help you wind down before bed — you’re going to need them after watching some of these movies! 


Our Favorite Halloween Movies

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  1. Hocus Pocus – The perfect way to kick-start the Halloween season! Dim the lights, pour your apple cider, and cozy on up to watch this witchy classic… Just don’t light the black flame candle! Molly C, Business Development: “Hocus Pocus!! A Halloween classic, I think I’ve watched it every year!! And who isn’t excited for the sequel?!”


  1. Cabin in the Woods – A thrilling and creative spin on the horror genre that keeps you guessing till the very end. Plus, Chris Hemsworth. Need I say more? 


  1. Corpse Bride – “‘Til death do us part” in this gothic animated musical.


  1. Psycho – Considered one of the greatest horror films of all time, this Hitchcock classic is a MUST! 


  1. Get Out – Gives a whole new meaning to “Meet the parents.” 


  1. Beetlejuice Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Say his name three times and watch the chaos that ensues in this wacky Tim Burton classic. Beetlejuice Halloween Movie Poster


  1. Drag Me to Hell – Amy K, Digital Team: “It’s so creepy and spooky but not too gory. Plus, Sam Raimi is a horror ICON!”


  1. Halloweentown – Learning that you’re a witch and that the fate of the world is in your hands on your 13th birthday? No biggie! Make it a marathon and watch all 4!


  1. The Blair Witch Project This bone chilling, supernatural film ignited the “found footage” craze, leaving audience members thinking it was real.


  1. The Addams Family – And you thought your family was weird…

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  1. Ghostbusters – With some of the most iconic comedians of all time and a catchy theme song, you can’t help but add this to your list of Halloween movies! So, who you gonna call? 


  1. Labyrinth – While not your typical Halloween flick, this cult classic by Jim Henson, featuring David Bowie and a young Jennifer Connelly, takes you on a weird, imaginative journey, where nothing is as it seems. 


  1. The Nightmare Before Christmas Jamie P, Member Education: “I really like The Nightmare Before Christmas because it is both a Halloween and Christmas movie, and is a nice transition between the two holidays.”


  1. Halloween – No Halloween movie list is complete without this American slasher classic!  


  1. The Craft – Bow down to the witchy queens of ‘90s grunge fashion. 


  1. Haunted Mansion – Starring Eddie Murphy, this spooky family comedy explores the story behind the beloved Walt Disney ride. 


  1. The Shining – A struggling writer relocates with his wife and son to an isolated hotel for the winter, haunted by the ghosts of the former guests. What could go wrong?   The Shining Halloween Movie Poster


  1. Rocky Horror Picture Show – You’ll be tapping your toes and singing along to songs like “Time Warp” in this cult classic. 


  1. Double, Double, Toil and Trouble – Make sure to bake some snickerdoodle cookies to enjoy with this Mary-Kate and Ashley throwback!


  1. A Quiet Place – Cora, Brand Team: “Even in a post-apocalyptic dystopian world, John Krasinski and Emily Blunt are couple goals.”


  1. Scooby Doo: The Movie Get your “Scooby gang” together to watch this beloved childhood classic come to life!  


  1. Edward Scissorhands – Adding a little “rom” to our Halloween list, this Tim Burton romance is perfect for a date night!


  1. The Conjuring – The first film of The Conjuring Universe franchise follows real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren as they come to the assistance of a family who is haunted by increasingly disturbing events in their farmhouse in Rhode Island in 1971.

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  1. Practical Magic – Bee, Member Education: “Practical Magic!!! Sandra Bullock as a witch, need I say more?!”


  1. Paranormal Activity – A truly terrifying found footage film — you’re going to want to leave the lights on for this one! 


  1. Casper – Did anyone else have a crush on Casper as a kid?  


  1. Nightmare on Elm Street – Lauren, Creative Team: “One of the first horror films I ever watched! Still keeps me up at night thinking about it but I can’t help but re-watch it every year!”


  1. The Exorcist – Consistently considered one of the scariest films of all time; this is not for the faint of heart! 


  1. Scream – One of the BEST first scenes in a horror film + a star-studded cast + a dash of humor make this ‘90s slasher flick a fan favorite.