Halloween movies

List of the best halloween movies selected by visitors to our site: Chemical Hearts, Hubie Halloween, A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting, Marriage Story, Haunt, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, The Prodigy, Pet Sematary, The Addams Family, 3 from Hell
In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Chemical Hearts (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
CharactersTeens, Pupils, Writers
PlotRelationship, Love, Love at first sight, First love, Depression
PlaceSchool
TimeHalloween
StyleTouching, To cry

When a hopelessly romantic high school senior falls for a mysterious new classmate, it sets them both on an unexpected journey that teaches them about love, loss, and most importantly themselves.

Hubie Halloween (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotHolidays
TimeHalloween

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

A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
CharactersFamily, Monsters
TimeHalloween

Recruited by a secret society of babysitters, a high schooler battles the Boogeyman and his monsters when they nab the boy she's watching on Halloween.

Marriage Story (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersCats, Lawyers, Actors, Sisters, Singers
PlotDivorce
TimeHalloween

A stage director and an actress struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal extremes.

Haunt (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersStudents, Quest rooms, Friends, Killers, Nurses
PlotSurvival, Survival, Death, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA, Rides, Labyrinths, Party
TimeHalloween
StyleCreepy, Tense, For a group of friends

On Halloween, a group of friends encounter an "extreme" haunted house that promises to feed on their darkest fears. The night turns deadly as they come to the horrifying realization that some nightmares are real.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:36
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Friends, Zombie, Spiders, Monsters
PlotDamn things, Supernatural, Investigation, Death, Ghosts, Fear
PlaceSmall cities
TimeHalloween
StyleDisturbing, For a group of friends, Depressive, Tense

Mill Valley, Pennsylvania, Halloween night, 1968. After playing a joke on a school bully, Sarah and her friends decide to sneak into a supposedly haunted house that once belonged to the powerful Bellows family, unleashing dark forces that they will be unable to control.

The Prodigy (2019)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration01:28
CharactersDemons, Childrens, Serial killers, Geniuses
PlotSupernatural, Death, On real events
TimeHalloween
StyleAction, Tense

A mother concerned about her young son's disturbing behavior thinks something supernatural may be affecting him.

Pet Sematary (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersFamily, Zombie, Cats, Neighbors
PlotSupernatural, Death, Life after death
TimeHalloween
StyleCreepy, Atmospheric, Tense, Disturbing

Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, move from Boston to Ludlow, in rural Maine, with their two young children. Hidden in the woods near the new family home, Ellie, their eldest daughter, discovers a mysterious cemetery where the pets of community members are buried.

The Addams Family (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, family
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersParents, Family, Mothers
PlotLove, Relationship, Parenting
PlaceUSA, Mansions
TimeHalloween
StyleGothic

The Addams family's lives begin to unravel when they face-off against a treacherous, greedy crafty reality-TV host while also preparing for their extended family to arrive for a major celebration.

3 from Hell (2019)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersPolice, Clowns, Dogs, Cats, Lesbians, Serial killers, Snake, Monsters, Criminals
PlotDeath, Revenge, Depression, Dancing, Hostage
PlaceUSA, Prison, Deserts
TimeHalloween

After barely surviving a furious shootout with the police, Baby Firefly, Otis Driftwood and Captain Spaulding are behind bars. But pure evil cannot be contained. Teaming up with Otis’ half-brother Winslow, the demented Firefly clan escape to unleash a whole new wave of murder, madness and mayhem.

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Trick (2019)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers, Teens
TimeHalloween

A detective tries to track down a masked killer who reappears every Halloween to wreak bloody havoc.

Unplanned (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersLawyers
PlotReligious, On real events
PlaceHospitals
TimeHalloween
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation, Abby Johnson was involved in upwards of 22,000 abortions and counseled countless women on their reproductive choices. Her passion surrounding a woman's right to choose led her to become a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, fighting to enact legislation for the cause she so deeply believed in. Until the day she saw something that changed everything.

Boo! (2019)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
PlotSupernatural, Death
TimeHalloween
StyleTense, Disturbing

A torn suburban family refuses to heed the warning of an innocent prank left upon them which causes an unknown supernatural force to wreak havoc.

Halloween (2018)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:42
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Serial killers, Dogs, Students, Teachers
PlotDeath, Survival, Dancing, Money
PlaceSchool, Party, Prison, Psychiatric hospitals
TimeHalloween
StyleCreepy, Heavy, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Hell Fest (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers
PlaceLabyrinths
TimeHalloween
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Tense, Disturbing

On Halloween night at a horror theme park, a costumed killer begins slaying innocent patrons who believe that it's all part of the festivities.

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (2018)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:29
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotDamn things
TimeHalloween
StyleFor a group of friends

Two boys face an onslaught from witches, monsters, ghouls and a talking dummy after they discover a mysterious book by author R. L. Stine.

Private Life (2018)
Mark2.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:56
CharactersFamily, Dogs
PlotRelationship, Happiness, Adoption
TimeHalloween, Winter
StyleInspirational

Richard and Rachel, a couple in the throes of infertility, try to maintain their marriage as they descend deeper and deeper into the insular world of assisted reproduction and domestic adoption.

The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, comedy, family, detective
CountryUSA, India, Canada
Duration02:14
CharactersChildrens, Orphans, Dogs, Cats, Demons, Snake, Witch
PlotMagic, End of the world, Basketball
PlaceSchool
TimeHalloween
StyleFor children, Exciting

When ten-year-old Lewis is suddenly orphaned, he is sent to live with his Uncle Jonathan in a creaky (and creepy) old mansion with a mysterious ticking noise that emanates from the walls. Upon discovering that his uncle is a warlock, Lewis begins learning magic, but when he rebelliously resurrects an evil warlock he must find the secret of the house and save the world from destruction.

Sorry to Bother You (2018)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersLosers, Horses, Old man, Monsters, Poor
PlotSuccess, Money, Dancing, End of the world, Weapon, Computers, Slavery
PlaceOffice, Party
TimeHalloween

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success – which propels him into a macabre universe.

When We First Met (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration03:14
CharactersPhotographers
PlotLove, Time machine, Time travel, Date, Fate, Rivalry, Love triangle
TimeHalloween
StyleNetflix, Fascinating, To cry

Noah spends the perfect first night with the girl of his dreams Avery but gets relegated to the friend zone. He spends the next three years wondering what went wrong - until he gets the unexpected chance to travel back in time and alter that night, and his fate, over and over again.

Patti Cake$ (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersMusicians, Friends, Mothers, Photographers, Singers, Guitarists
PlotLove, Art, Money, Depression, Computers, Hip Hop, Loneliness
PlaceUSA, Night Clubs
TimeHalloween

Straight out of Jersey comes Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, an aspiring rapper fighting through a world of strip malls and strip clubs on an unlikely quest for glory.

Truth or Dare (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5)
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Friends
PlotMystery, Supernatural, Ghosts
TimeHalloween
StyleDisturbing

Eight college friends head to a "Haunted Rental" in a remote town for Halloween weekend. There, they play the game rumored to have caused the deaths of seven teenagers decades earlier, Truth or Dare. What starts out as vodka induced fun, quickly turns serious when the dares become sickeningly dangerous and the truths threaten to tear the group apart. When players attempt to refuse the increasingly challenging tasks, they're met with deadly consequences, quickly discovering: you must do the dare, or the dare does you. As the death toll mounts, the remaining players must race against the clock to outrun, outsmart and outlast the simple game of Truth or Dare.

Prevenge (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, comedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersDogs, Serial killers, Snake, Spiders, Babies
PlaceSea
TimeHalloween

A pregnant widow, believing herself to be guided by her unborn child, embarks on a homicidal rampage.

Ingrid Goes West (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersFriends, Girlfriends, Dogs, Artists, Orphans, Photographers
PlotLove, Internet, Holidays, Social Media, Obsession, Weapon, Drug addict, Money, Mystery, Mental disorders, Loneliness, Cars
PlaceParty, Los Angeles, USA, Beach, Deserts
TimeHalloween

Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.

Rough Night (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrethriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersGirlfriends, Lesbians, Friends, Dogs, Lawyers, Stewardesses
PlotDeath, Weapon, Money
PlaceParty, USA, Beach
TimeHalloween
StyleFascinating

Five best friends from college reunite 10 years later for a wild bachelorette weekend in Miami. Their hard partying takes a hilariously dark turn when they accidentally kill a male stripper. Amidst the craziness of trying to cover it up, they're ultimately brought closer together when it matters most.

Wonder (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8)
Genredrama, family
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:15
CharactersFamily, Teachers, Surgeons, Poor
PlotComputers, Justice, Money, Mystery, Dreams
PlaceSchool, Beach, Lake, Small cities
TimeHalloween
StyleMakes me think, Soulful, Touching, Inspirational, Action, Light, Fascinating

The story of August Pullman – a boy with facial differences – who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.

Wakefield (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
CharactersLawyers
PlotMissing people, Jealousy, Dancing, Snow, Money, Mystery, Love triangle, Loneliness
PlaceTrains, Moon
TimeHalloween, New Year

A man's nervous breakdown causes him to leave his wife and live in his attic for several months.

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersLovers, Lesbians, Criminals, Psychologists
PlotCancer, Justice, Political, Money, Freedom, Seduction, On real events
PlaceAircraft
TimeHalloween

The unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941.

Monster Island (2017)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryIndia, Mexico
CharactersMonsters, Frogs
PlaceSchool, Islands, Castle
TimeHalloween

Young Lucas finds out he's not really a human after he surprisingly transforms into a monster in front of the most popular kids at school. His search for Monster Island and his real roots takes him on a fabulously scary journey that puts him face to face with more tentacles, fangs and far-out situations than he can shake one of his new wings at.

The Witching (2016)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 3.9)
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
CharactersWitch
TimeHalloween

With Halloween only hours away, the members of a popular podcast, The Witching Hour, gather to swap scary stories in the dark. But they bargain for more than just ratings when they venture to the site where the Woodland Valley Witch was brutally murdered.

The Good Neighbor (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersTeens, Neighbors, Dogs, Lawyers, Old man, Spy
PlotTechnology, Weapon, Computers, Shopping, Obsession
PlaceCourt
TimeHalloween
StyleUnexpected ending, Disturbing

Two high school filmmakers decide to create the illusion of a haunting on an unsuspecting neighbor.

Boys in the Trees (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, short, detective
CountryAustralia
CharactersPhotographers, Wolves
PlotDeath, Dreams, Ghosts, Fear, Travel
TimeHalloween

On Halloween 1997, two estranged teen skaters embark on a surreal journey through their memories, dreams and fears.

Fear, Inc. (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
PlotFear
PlaceUSA
TimeHalloween
StyleUnexpected ending

Horror junkie Joe Foster gets to live out his ultimate scary movie fantasy courtesy of Fear Inc., a company that specializes in giving you the fright of your life. But as lines blur between what is and is not part of the game, Joe's dream come true begins to look more like a nightmare.

31 (2016)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:20
CharactersKillers, Maniacs, Tough guys, Hired assassins, Serial killers, Clowns
PlotSurvival, Death
TimeHalloween
StyleHeavy

Five carnival workers are kidnapped and held hostage in an abandoned, Hell-like compound where they are forced to participate in a violent game, the goal of which is to survive twelve hours against a gang of sadistic clowns.

Holidays (2016)
Mark1 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersWitch, Snake, Trainers, Nuns, Monsters
PlotHolidays
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year, Halloween, Night

An anthology feature film that puts a uniquely dark and original spin on some of the most iconic and beloved holidays of all time by challenging our folklore, traditions and assumptions.

Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryHong Kong, USA
Duration02:24
CharactersZombie, Teens, Fathers
PlotGhosts, Holidays
PlaceParty
TimeHalloween

Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a hilarious, haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls, and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens.

Patient Seven (2016)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 5)
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersVampire, Witch, Sisters, Zombie, Demons, Serial killers
PlotDeath, Weapon, Snow, Ghosts, Witchcraft, Gambling
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
TimeHalloween
StyleCreepy

The film centers on Dr. Marcus, a renowned psychiatrist who has selected 6 severe mentally ill and dangerous patients from the Spring Valley Mental Hospital to interview as part of research for his new book. As Dr. Marcus interviews each patient, one by one the horrors they have committed begin to unfold. However, Dr. Marcus soon learns that there is one patient who ties them all together - Patient Seven.

Terrifier (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Girlfriends, Clowns, Sisters
PlotFear, Death
PlaceUSA
TimeHalloween
StyleTense, Heavy, Disturbing, Creepy

A maniacal clown named Art terrorizes three young women and everyone else who stands in his way on Halloween night.

Tell Me How I Die (2016)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5)
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersDoctors, Scientists, Serial killers, Bartenders, Drivers
PlotDeath, Time travel, Snow, Virtual Reality
PlaceLaboratory
TimeHalloween, Winter
StyleTense, Disturbing, Exciting

When a group of college students take part in a clinical drug trial, an unexpected side effect of the experimental medicine gives them terrifying visions of their own deaths...which begin to come true. As they scramble to escape their fate, they discover that the killer is among them and shares their ability to see the future - only he seems to be one step ahead of their efforts to survive.

I Am Not a Serial Killer (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:46
CharactersTeens, Serial killers, Single mothers, Pupils, Monsters
PlotSupernatural, Death, Dancing, Pursuit, Snow
PlaceUSA, Small cities
TimeWinter, Halloween, New Year
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Depressive

Fifteen-year old John Cleaver is dangerous, and he knows it. He’s obsessed with serial killers, but really doesn’t want to become one. Terrible impulses constantly tempt him, so for his own sake, and the safety of those around, he lives by rigid rules to keep himself “good” and “normal”. However, when a real monster shows up in his town he has to let his dark side out in order to stop it – but without his rules to keep him in check, he might be more dangerous than the monster he’s trying to kill.

Frank & Lola (2016)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersCooks, Students
PlotLove, Chase, Jealousy, Mystery
PlaceUSA
TimeHalloween

A psychosexual noir love story, set in Las Vegas and Paris, about love, obsession, sex, betrayal, revenge and, ultimately, the search for redemption.

Tales of Halloween (2015)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:03
CharactersMonsters, Witch, Aliens, Wolves, Demons, Hackers, Spiders
PlotDeath, Love, Weapon, Holidays, Fog
TimeHalloween, Night
StyleLight

Ten stories from horror's top directors. Ghosts, ghouls, monsters, and the devil delight in terrorizing unsuspecting residents of a suburban neighborhood on Halloween night. This creepy anthology combines classic Halloween tales with the stuff of nightmares.

Invisible Sister (2015)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersSisters, Losers
PlaceParty
TimeHalloween
StyleLight, To cry

Teenager Cleo's school science project goes quite awry, causing her popular older sister Molly to go invisible.

Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersSuperhero, Zombie, Dinosaurs, Archers
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Motorcycles, Virtual Reality, Gems, Abduction
PlaceMansions
TimeHalloween

The Joker is aided in his Halloween quest to render modern technology useless and take over Gotham City by Solomon Grundy, Silver Banshee, Clayface and Scarecrow.

R.L. Stine's Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:32
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Witch, Werewolf, Demons
TimeHalloween

Teenage friends must resist the spell of an evil showman staging a house of horrors show in their small town.

Pay the Ghost (2015)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada
Duration02:07
CharactersPolice, Fathers
PlotGhosts, Death, Investigation, Supernatural, Money, Justice
PlaceNew York, USA
TimeHalloween
StyleTense, Disturbing

One year after his young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, Mike Cole is haunted by eerie images and terrifying messages he can’t explain. Together with his estranged wife, he will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery and find their son—and, in doing so, he unearths a legend that refuses to remain buried in the past.

Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List (2015)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersDogs, Gay
PlotRivalry, Dancing
TimeHalloween

The bonds between Naomi and Ely are tested when they fall for the same guy.

Hell House LLC (2015)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersClowns
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Death, Ghosts, Cars
PlaceHotels
TimeHalloween, Night
StyleAction, Disturbing

Five years after an unexplained malfunction causes the death of 15 tour-goers and staff on the opening night of a Halloween haunted house tour, a documentary crew travels back to the scene of the tragedy to find out what really happened.

The Funhouse Massacre (2015)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersSisters, Cannibals, Cooks
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
TimeHalloween
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

Six of the worlds scariest psychopaths escape from a local Asylum and proceed to unleash terror on the unsuspecting crowd of a Halloween Funhouse whose themed mazes are inspired by their various reigns of terror.

The Houses October Built (2014)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersClowns
PlotTravel, Curses, Death, Fear
TimeHalloween, Night

Beneath the fake blood and cheap masks of countless haunted house attractions across the country, there are whispers of truly terrifying alternatives. Looking to find an authentic, blood-curdling good fright for Halloween, five friends set off on a road trip in an RV to track down these underground Haunts. Just when their search seems to reach a dead end, strange and disturbing things start happening and it becomes clear that the Haunt has come to them…

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