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13 spooktacular movies you can watch with your kids on Netflix all month

Image by Vidmir Raic from Pixabay.

Let’s officially talk Halloween.

One of the best things about the holiday, besides all the candy, is the scary movies to get you in the Halloween mood. Unfortunately, we can’t exactly throw all caution to the wind and watch whatever we want with the youngins. Well, you could -- that’s your prerogative -- but wouldn’t you rather have a good night’s rest?

Anyway, we’ve rounded up some options for the whole family to enjoy, without sending anyone off to bed with nightmares.

1. ‘ParaNorman’ (PG)

Movie synopsis: When an army of zombies invades a small town, it’s up to an odd local boy with a knack for communicating with the dead to save the day.

Check out the movie by clicking or tapping here.

2. ‘Ghost Patrol’ (TV-Y7)

Movie synopsis: Two kids and their pet dog (aka the Ghost Patrol) get a call about an old manor, and soon, find they are investigating their first real haunted house.

Check out the movie by clicking or tapping here.

3. ‘Super Monsters Save Halloween’ (TV-Y)

Movie synopsis: The Super Monsters use their powers to get their neighbors in the Halloween spirit, then help a nervous friend see there’s nothing to be afraid of.

Check out the movie by clicking or tapping here.

4. ‘Gnome Alone’ (PG)

Movie synopsis: After moving into a new house with her mom, high schooler Chloe discovers a group of talking garden gnomes who need her help saving the world.

Check out the movie by clicking or tapping here.

5. ‘Monster House’ (PG)

Movie synopsis: A trio of friends sets out to expose the terrors of a vacant neighborhood house, which appears to have a craving for people -- and a life of its own.

Check out the movie by clicking or tapping here.

6. ‘Spooky Stories’ (a Dreamworks series) (TV-PG)

Movie synopsis: Shrek dares his friends to bring on the scary with ghost stories told in a haunted castle. Later, Ginormica and the monsters face alien pumpkins.

Check out the movie by clicking or tapping here.

7. ‘The Little Vampire’ (TV-G)

Movie synopsis: An American kid obsessed with the undead befriends and offers to help a young vampire whose family is being targeted by a merciless vampire hunter.

Check out the movie by clicking or tapping here.

8. ‘Monster Island’ (TV-Y7)

Movie synopsis: When a teenager discovers he’s not really human, he ventures out to a remote island to explore his roots and confronts a series of wild challenges.

Check out the movie by clicking or tapping here.

9. ‘My Babysitter’s a Vampire’ (TV-PG)

Movie synopsis: Ethan, Benny and fledging vampire Sarah battle zombies, demons and the other supernatural beasts that regularly threaten their school.

Check out the movie by clicking or tapping here.

10. ‘Pac’s Scary Halloween’ (TV-Y7)

Movie synopsis: When sinister Dr. Pacenstein schemes to swap bodies with Pac during a Halloween party, Spiral, Cyli and Count Pacula scramble to save their pal.

Check out the movie by clicking or tapping here.

11. ‘A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting’ (TV-PG)

Movie synopsis: Recruited by a secret society of babysitters, a high schooler battles the Boogeyman and his monsters when they nab the boy she’s watching on Halloween.

Check out the movie by clicking or tapping here.

12. ‘Spooky Stories 2′ (a Dreamworks series) (TV-PG)

Movie synopsis: The “Shrek” characters parody the music video “Thriller”; B.O.B. and pals battle zombie carrots; and Megamind faces the effects of the Button of Doom.

Check out the movie by clicking or tapping here.

13. ‘Spookley the Square Pumpkin’ (G)

Movie synopsis: When a storm terrorizes his patch, a pumpkin cast out for his shape must step up to use his smarts to save the day — and to prove himself.

Check out the movie by clicking or tapping here.

This article was originally written in 2019. It has since been updated.


About the Author:

Dawn is a Digital Content Editor who has been with Graham Media Group since April 2013. She graduated from Texas State University with a degree in electronic media.