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12 Movies to Watch Before Halloween

If you're looking to throw it back to your childhood:

1. Halloweentown (1998)

Let's pretend we forgive Disney for replacing Marnie in the fourth film (did they think we wouldn't notice?) and enjoy this childhood classic.  

2. Corpse Bride (2005)

A little spooky + a dash of romance = perfect for you and your boo. 

3. Casper (1995)

Young Christina Ricci. Need I say more?


If you need a laugh:

4. Shaun of the Dead (2004)

This quirky spin-off has it all; a clueless protagonist, his deadbeat best friend, oh...  and zombies.

5. The Addams Family (1991)

Absolute perfection... Christina Ricci, our spooky queen.

6. Beetlejuice (1988)

The musical numbers >>> everything.


If you're seeking hardcore spooks:

7. Halloween (1978)

Even though there's been like a million remakes, Jamie Lee Curtis as the OG scream queen makes this movie unbeatable.

8. Jeepers Creepers (2001)

Just one question, where did you get those eyes?

9. It (2017)

Did somebody say scary clown?


If you're looking for a classic:

10. Rosemary's Baby (1968)

The best birth control is fear.

11. Carrie (1976)

Absolutely  i c o n i c.

12. It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)

"I got a rock."

Netflix and chill, anyone?

Bridget is a senior at the University of Connecticut, studying Journalism and English. In addition to HerCampus, Bridget is a member of Campus Trendsetters and College Fashionistas. In her free time she enjoys petting dogs, drinking excessive amounts of iced coffee, and song writing.
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