Top 7 Family Favorite Fall/Halloween Movies

I can’t believe October will be here next week! Fall has come in full force here in New England, and it’s gorgeous! The leaves are changing colors and falling, the temperatures are fabulous, and we are fortunate to have a farm 1 mile away where we can pick apples, pumpkins, and other assorted fruits and veggies as they come in season! I also love to decorate the house for the fall, and in October, break out some favorite Halloween Movies. Here are the Top 7 Fall/Halloween movies that our family loves, what are some of your favorites?
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It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: I have LOVED this since I was a child, and it just thrills me to see my own kids enjoy it as much as I do!
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Spookly the Square Pumpkin: This is such a cute story. I think it was released when my kids were very little, and they fell in love with it. One of the reviews says it’s kind of like Rudolph, but for Halloween, and I’d have to agree. It has a sweet story about helping kids to accept differences of others, which has meant a lot to our family.
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Spooky Buddies: This is another favorite of the kids. They adore dog related movies, so the entire “Buddies” Series is a hit around here. They “want” a big dog like the ones in these movies, but Aaron is still frightened by large dogs, so that’s not in our immediate future. For now, they’ll have to settle for watching movies about larger dogs!

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Garfield’s Halloween Adventure: Who Doesn’t love Garfield?! Especially the older, animated cartoons. I could only find the newer, edited version online to link, which comes as part of a holiday combo pack, it isn’t the full version shown on TV, but it’s still great to have on hand for times when you need a Garfield fix :) I think Garfield was the first comic strip I ever read in the newspaper (as a child), I’ve just always enjoyed this cartoon.
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The Dog Who Saved Halloween: You might be noticing the dog themed movies about now :) My kids howl with laughter at this movie, so it had to be included. Obviously they enjoy dog movies, but they also really like mysteries, so this is a perfect mix for them. This is one they like to watch year round.

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Scared Shrekless: We own all movies Shrek related. Shrek and Donkey are funny and enjoyable, no matter the occasion or storyline, so it was a natural fit to purchase this DVD. When we bought ours, it was in a combo pack, exactly like the one featured below, and came with the Monsters Vs Aliens movie – which as you can see, is another favorite.

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Monsters vs Aliens: Mutants From Outer Space: Do girls love monsters and aliens as much as boys do? Since I only have boys, I have nothing to compare it to. I don’t recall liking them, but these boys sure do! Anything space related (along with dogs, dinosaurs, and superheroes) are on the must have wish list of my three kids.

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54 Responses to Top 7 Family Favorite Fall/Halloween Movies

  1. I didn’t realize there were so many cute Halloween videos out there. Of course I knew about the Great Pumpkin. That’s such a classic and will always be my favorite!

  2. Kari says:

    My kids are teens but they still love when “Halloweentown” is aired on tv every year.

  3. Angela says:

    Oh my goodness. We haven’t seen a few of these. Spooky Buddies looks too cute!

  4. Charlie Brown!!! Gotta love the classics. ;)

  5. Isra says:

    Charlie Brown is our favorite, and Im in Boston! Yes, Fall is in full force here, wouldnt mind it slowing down a bit.

  6. Lisa Brown says:

    I like Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone.

  7. nightmare before Christmas,

  8. nenasinclair says:

    Definitely the Charlie Brown Halloween movies are my favorite!

  9. Karen H in NC says:

    I don’t watch any of the kid’s Halloween films since I don’t have young children home, but I do like Charlie Brown Halloween.

  10. rkquick says:

    We like the movie Casper the best.

  11. Mya Murphy says:

    I’m a HUGE horror fan! Halloween, of course! Michael Myers still scares the bejeesus out of me…

  12. Its the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown for sure!

  13. ellen says:

    charlie brown i think it would have to be

  14. jamie tucker says:

    I enjoy “its the great pumpkin charlie brown”

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  15. Sandy Hill says:

    I think Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban has a very Halloween-like feeling to it, and I really enjoy that movie.

  16. Melanie B says:

    It’s The Great Pumpkin is something I’ve been watching since I was a little girl…I love it

  17. Cynthia C says:

    It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown is the classic.

  18. debbie kanastab says:

    It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown, of course!

  19. Carla Bonesteel says:

    We used to love Hocus Pocus!! “Amok, Amok, Amok!”

  20. angie says:

    We love the Charlie Brown Great Pumpkin! I rememeber watching it every year as a kid too! we loved it then !

  21. intensev5 says:

    Nightmare Before Christmas

  22. rebeka deleon says:

    corpse bride

  23. I love the scary one like Halloween

  24. Bee C. says:

    Hocus Pocus is by far my favorite!

  25. hocus pocus isthe best

  26. Em Sands says:

    My son loves his Scooby Doo Halloween-themed dvds like Zombie Island and the Witch’s Ghost, but after he goes to bed, one of our favourites is Rob Zombie’s House of 1000 Corpses. = 0

  27. momma2100 says:

    we love! Hocus Pocus and watch it over and over and over lol during October!

  28. Seyma Shabbir says:

    Scared Shrekless and Alvin and Chipmunk werewolf episode. For me though Dawn of the Dead.

  29. halliekaye says:

    As a kid we always watched the charlie brown great pumpkin on TV, but I have to say Hocus Pocus is awesome!

  30. edrie says:

    hocus pocus is a classic.

  31. Thomas Murphy says:

    the Charlie Brown Halloween movies are my favorite

  32. brich22 says:

    Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit is a favorite

    ardy22 at earthlink dot net

  33. angielilly says:

    definitely “The Nightmare Before Christmas.”

  34. Deanna G. says:

    My favorite is Hocus Pocus.

  35. Debbie ritenour says:

    We was just watching spooky buddys! My daughter loves it! We love to watch Anything spooky this time of year like Ghost Hunters or anything like that! But we also get alot of the max and ruby cartoons that are fall related to watch since my daughter Loves rubys so its a good mix!

  36. courtney hennagir says:

    the great pumpkin charlie brown is my all time fave but we also love the nightmare before christmas!

  37. Well, my grandson is all into Monsters vs Aliens and seeing this, I had to go to Amazon and glad you posted because he will LOVE this one. There was only 2 left so grabbed us one. I know this will be his favorite. He loves Susan and has all the small characters that are in here.

  38. Rhonda says:

    Charlie Brown will ALWAYS top my favorites list :-)

  39. Lisa Brown says:

    Charlie Brown is a must see every year. Brings back memories.

  40. Betsy Barnes says:

    My favorite is Practical Magic :)

  41. terribetz says:

    We love Hocus Pocus! Scarlet but not! I found new ones to watch too! Thanks!

  42. Mia Dentice Carey says:

    Oh ya…my fav is It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown:

  43. Mya Murphy says:

    Halloween is MY fave!!!

  44. natalie parvis says:

    The great pumpkin is my favorite!!!

  45. Mia Dentice Carey says:

    monsters & aliens is good one too

  46. Shannon Gallagher says:

    I love It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!!

  47. Rebecca Parsons says:

    Sticking with the classic It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

  48. my fave is the Charlie Brown-great pumpkin

  49. judy gardner says:

    its the great pumpkin charlie brown is my faavorite

  50. Maggie king says:

    Hocus locus for sure!

  51. crystal lane says:

    We love Friday the 13th movies.

  52. Helen says:

    we like the great pumpkin and garfield too also hocus pocus

  53. Kamla L. says:

    I love the Charlie Brown movies. The Scooby-Doo feature movies are another of our favorites.

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