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The Best Movies to Watch for Halloween

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at WVU chapter.

Halloween is a time of year known for its mischief, fun, horror, and spookiness. The night where you can be whoever you want to be and have no regrets. The night of the year to enjoy the evening with friends and binge some of the greatest movies for the spookiest night of the year. Here are some movies that will be sure to put you in a Halloween mood.


5. It

“It” is honestly one of the most terrifying movies out there. If you’re a horror fan, be sure to put this on your list. If you don’t like clowns, this one is probably not for you.


4. The Adams Family

The spookiest and coolest family of them all is definitely a must have to be prepared for a fun filled night in October.


3. Halloweentown

A Disney classic that is sure to bring back Halloween memories from your childhood. There are three movies from this franchise, so definitely take the time to watch all of them because they are hilariously fantastic!


2. Twitches

Twitches is a fun filled Halloween classic that is another Disney masterpiece from childhood. Definitely check it out. 


1. Hocus Pocus

The ultimate Halloween movie is Hocus Pocus. If you’ve never seen it, you need to watch it immediately!

I'm a freshman attending West Virginia University. I'm majoring in elementary education with a specialization in English. I'm so excited to see where my journey as a mountaineer takes me!
Hi ladies and gents, my name is Mel, Melanie if you're feelin' fancy. I'm a senior studying advertising, political science and fashion at West Virginia University. In addition to my studies, I am the Campus Correspondent for the WVU HC Chapter! You can hear me on the radio at U92 FM reporting the news and hosting morning shows. If I'm not there, I'm most likely at the local Panera eating my body weight in broccoli cheddar soup or writing about the daily, awkward encounters I experience. I represenative of the college of media as an ambassador and the prez of the magazine club. Oversized sweatshirts and jean on jean are my aesthetics. Lover, not a fighter unless you tell me Joe Jonas wasn't the best Jonas. Laters, baby.