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Horror Movies And Shows You Need To Watch To Keep Up The Halloween Spirit

Reisha Shetty
Junior Digital Writer

It’s the spookiest month of the year and it’s time to set the mood right by carving some Jack-O-Lanterns, baking some snickerdoodle cookies, and embracing our inner horror fanatic and go on a month-long movie-time spookfest.

And to help you do that, we’ve hand-picked some of the best Halloween horror movies and TV shows for your liking. Whether you like to watch a spooky film with great comedic timing or a movie that gives you the chills, we’ve got a horror film title for every kind of movie lover!

So cue up ‘Monster Mash’ and get ready to binge watch some of the best (and scariest) horror movies and TV shows this month...

If You’re A Horror Beginner

Hocus Pocus (1993)

A disney classic, Hocus Pocus is the story of the iconic witches trio, the Sanderson sisters, who are resurrected and brought back to present-day Salem, Massachusetts thanks to a virgin teenager. They then go on to cause chaos around the city and the only one who can send them back to where they came from is the one who got them here in the first place.

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Halloween Town (1998)

Yet another Disney Halloween classic, Halloween Town tells the tale of the Piper siblings, who discover that they come from a long line of witches. Soon, they decide to take the journey and follow their grandma into their hometown, Halloween Town, even though their mother is against them going back to the place where she grew up. But things soon start to go south when the family gets attacked by the dark forces.

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The Addams Family (1991)

The ultimate horror film that we absolutely loved when we were kids, The Addams Family is a movie about an eccentric family that is a bit spookier than yours. The story revolves around a family, who are finally reunited with their lost family member, only to discover that it’s an imposter who threatens to steal everything from them.

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If You’re Into Dark Comedy

Stree (2018)

One of the best Bollywood Horror-Comedy films that not only leaves you laughing but also keeps you on the edge of your seat, Stree is a movie you have to watch, if you haven’t already. Starring Rajkummar Rao, Shraddha Kapoor, and Pankaj Tripathi, the movie revolves around a talented tailor, Vicky, who lives in the small town of Chanderi, that’s been haunted for a years by a paranormal spirit. Vicky, along with his trusted friends and a mysterious new girl in town, tries to unravel the mystery of the spirit and put a stop to her evil ways.

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The Babysitter (2017)

A Netflix movie that will leave your heart racing, The Babysitter follows a young high school student Cole, whose parents call his babysitter over when they go on a holiday. But when he discovers that his hot babysitter is part of a satanic club, all hell breaks lose. As he tries to get away from the house, his babysitter and her friends will do everything to get him to be a part of her ultimate satanic ritual.

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Jennifer’s Body (2009)

Starring Megan Fox and Amanda Seyfried, Jennifer’s Body is the ultimate rom-com, only it’s extremely scary. The story revolves around Jennifer, who is possessed by an evil demon after she is sacrificed to Satan. When she goes on a killing spree, the only one that can stop her is her sidekick and best friend, Anita, and she needs to do something before Jennifer attacks her lover, Chip.

Watch it here!

If You’re A Horror Pro

The Shining (1980)

A psychological horror film that will leave you questioning your own sanity, The Shining is a classic in this genre. The movie follows Jack and his family, who move into an isolated hotel that was known for its horrific past. But, Jack begins to lose his mind, which ends up affecting his family in worse ways than one could imagine.

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The Exorcist (1973)

One of the scariest films of all time, The Exorcist revolves around a young girl named Regan, who discovers an Ouija board and decides to give it a try. Soon, she starts showing erratic and violent behaviour that threatens to destroy everything. Her mother, Chris, consults two priests to find an answer but her worst nightmare comes true when they reveal that she has been possessed by a demonic spirit.

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The Conjuring (2013)

Based on a true story, The Conjuring revolves around the Perron family who, after moving into a farmhouse, start experiencing strange paranormal activity in their home. When the family starts living in fear for their safety, they consult two of the most popular demonologists of their time, Ed and Lorraine Warren to help them get rid of the evil spirit. This one could scare even the most seasoned horror buff, so make sure your prepare yourself.

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If You’re Into Shows More Than Movies

All Of Us Are Dead (2022)

One of the best zombie shows ever made, All Of Us Are Dead is about a group of students who are stuck in their school, which happens to be epicentre of a deadly zombie apocalypse. As they make their way to safety, they must battle it out and fight off their worst nightmares while trying to survive. Unique, gripping, and refreshingly original, this show is worth the watch.

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American Horror Story (Since 2011)

One of the most iconic horror shows of all time, American Horror Story is a unique series that follows a different storyline in each season. Starring Sarah Paulson, Emma Roberts, Evan Peters and many more, AHS follows stories that include a witch coven, a haunted hotel, a freaky mansion, and a cult to name a few.

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If Ghosts Don’t Scare You

IT (2017)

Have you ever had a weird feeling whenever you’re around clowns? Well, this movie will validate that weird feeling for good reason. IT revolves around a group of seven friends who are constantly bullied by their classmates. Then, one day, they run into Pennywise, a shape-shifting clown that is possessed by an evil spirit and torments young kids before feeding on them. Together, the kids need to fight back and get rid of Pennywise before he takes them all away.

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Get Out (2017)

If you’re meeting your special someone’s parents for the first time, you definitely shouldn’t watch this film before the event. Get Out revolves around Chris, an African-American man who is getting ready to meet his caucasian girlfriend’s parents for the first time. When the couple gets on the road to reach the family’s estate, weird things start happening and Chris is pushed into a weekend from absolute hell.

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A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

A movie that is straight out of your nightmare, A Nightmare On Elm Street is a must-watch if you love a good, gripping horror movie. The movie revolves around a young girl, Nancy, who must stay awake at night to avoid being killed by the clawed killer, who is killing all of her friends in their dreams. You won’t be able to sleep after this one, quite literally.

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