You know the time has come as we see the leaves turn orange and the houses decorated with spider-webs and pumpkins. Yes, going trick or treating is fun but you don’t live the Halloween experience at the fullest without watching some of the classical movies. This year however things are different, who could have anticipated that today our daily conversations and the daily news would be around a global pandemic? But don’t worry! that doesn’t mean that we can’t have a part of one of our favorite holidays. If you are currently in lockdown, then get comfortable, prepare the popcorn, and enjoy the holiday with our 10 top-pick of Halloween movies!
Let’s start with something scary and spooky What better than a movie named “Halloween” to watch on this Holiday? If you are brave enough and like a good scary movie that will get your adrenaline going then you should definitely watch this movie! The movie is about a dangerous mental patient that escapes a sanitarium and goes to his hometown to terrorize and stalk innocent people. The movie features Jamie Lee Curtis.
This is a classic movie, written and produced by Tim Burton, it follows the life of an artificial humanoid that is an unfinished creation with scissor blades rather than hands. Edward. played by Jhonny Depp, is adopted by a family and falls in love with their daughter Kim, played by Winona Ryder. It is a movie that combines a good romance and fantasy altogether, and even though the movie is three decades old, it never gets old!
The novel written by Stephen King became one of the creepiest teen-movies of all time. Carry is a supernatural horror film that revolves around the life of Carrie White, a very shy and unconfident 16-year-old that is bullied and teased every day at school. But what the other kids did not know is that Carrie possesses telekinetic powers. After watching this movie you will be terrified of prom! In 2013 there was a third adaptation of the movie starring Chloe Grace Moretz.
After some really scary movies, let’s lighten up the mood with a classical family-movie, Ghostbusters! In this supernatural comedy film, some members of the team of scientists are fired from New York City University, so they decide to become “ghostbusters” and open a door to another dimension that will release evil! Only the ghostbusters can save the city of New York and its inhabitants from destruction.
This is a classic movie that mixes fantasy with comedy! Ideal to spend a great family night. The movie is about Max, a teenage girl that moves to Salem and decides to explore an abandoned house with her sister and their new friend Allison, who warns them about the house but the sisters believe shes just being superstitious. Max releases a coven of evil witches by accident. Now it is up to them to stop the witches from becoming immortal.
This Disney movie will never get old! We would watch it every single year when Halloween came and we still enjoy it as if it’s the first time. The story follows Marnie and her children once they go with their grandma to Halloweentown, a town where supernatural beings can exist and live a normal life. On her 13 birthday, Marnie Discovers that she is a witch and that her family has to fight and evil threatening to conquer the world.
This movie is based on the classic novel of Washington Irving, “The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow”. The movie, directed and produced yet again by Tim Burton, is set in 1799 and it mixes fantasy, with horror and romance. It follows the story of the police detective played by Johnny Depp, who is asked to investigate the Headless Horseman mystery murders that happen in the small town of “Sleepy Hollow”
Another Disney Chanel movie that was released in the early 2000s. The story is about a royal witch that gives birth to two identical twins. The kingdom is in danger so she sends her daughters to different families. On their 17th birthday, they accidentally meet and learn they have powers. They are told that their hometown and their mother are in danger so they embark on a journey to defeat evil.
Whoever has seen this movie will agree with me that it is the scariest movies of all time. Nightmares will keep ongoing for a long time. The movie is about a young girl who is possessed by a demon. Her mother tries everything to save her daughter and release her from evil through exorcism. What’s worse is that the movie has some features that are based on real-life events.