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Halloween Movie Masterlist

Jay Mendez, Staff Writer

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With Halloween just around the corner, it’s finally time to binge watch all of those creepy (or maybe not-so-creepy) Halloween movies. Having trouble choosing which flick to pick? We’ve already done all the work and gathered up a bunch of the best Halloween movies for you!

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Hocus Pocus (1993) – PG

What’s halloween without witches? Hocus Pocus is a Disney Original for the family about a teen and her siblings meeting some not-so-wise witches that are in quite some trouble.

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Beetlejuice (1988) – PG

Just as odd as the title, the plot revolves around a recently deceased young couple who become ghosts and end up haunting their former home!

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Monster House (2006) – PG

These naive kids thought their neighbor’s house could get any creepier- until they found out it is actually alive! Wait, not just alive, but also evil!

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Coraline (2009) – PG

An adventurous 11-year-old girl finds another world (that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home) after discovering a hidden door in the new house she moved into, but it has some sinister secrets.

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The Haunted Mansion (2003) – PG

When a realtor and his family are summoned to a mansion, they soon discover it is haunted! While they attempt to escape, the main character learns an important lesson about the family he has neglected.

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Monster Squad (1987) – PG -13

When rumor has it that Count Dracula and the rest of his monster gang make way into town, a group of young monster fanatics take a stand and team up to save their home from the creatures!

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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) – R

All taking place on one mysterious Elm Street, a clawed, monstrous killer invades the dreams of the teenagers whose parents were responsible for his untimely death.

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Trick ‘r Treat (2008) – R

What a spooky treat for halloween: five interwoven scary stories all in one horrifying film.

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Creepshow (1982) – R

Like Trick ‘r Treat, another full-length film with five short but terrifying tales put together.

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The Lost Boys (1987) – R

You might have heard about gangs in California, but you’ve probably never heard of vampire gangs in California. Well, neither did these two brothers when they got into quite the dangerous situation with these blood-sucking troublemakers.

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Carrie (1976) – R

With a domineering mother, high school student Carrie is left quite friendless and lonely, which then unleashes her supernatural telekinetic powers after being humiliated by classmates at her senior prom.

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Jay Mendez, Sports Editor

Committed to graduate in 2019. Jay Mendez is a former Varsity field hockey player. She loves playing, watching, and photographing sports. She spends her...

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