Many people find a total thrill in being scared out of their wits while watching a terrifying horror film. However, others prefer family friendly Halloween movies. Here is a list of 9-family friendly, non-scary movies that can be watched this Halloween:
- Edward Scissorhands. Edward is the lovable oddball that initially makes friends with all the people that live in Suburbia below his creepy castle on a hill. But the town quickly grows to distrust him because of his differences. Oh, and he has scissors for hands.
- Nightmare Before Christmas. Another Tim Burton film, this one follow the misadventures of Halloweentown’s beloved Pumpkin King, Jack Skellington. Jack, bored of his life, stumbles upon the cheery Christmastown, and wishes to control the bright land. Of course, not all goes according to the plan, which makes for an entertaining movie.
- The Munsters. A TV Show, this is a hilarious adventures of the quirky family of monsters. Students should watch just to laugh at their adorable cluelessness to why people treat them different.
- Hotel Transylvania. A hotel purely for monsters? In this cartoon, Dracula is an over-protective dad that has shielded his daughter from the outside world for over a hundred years. Yet, when an ordinary human stumbles on the hotel, chaos ensues.
- Casper. Casper is the well-known friendly ghost. In the 1995 film, he peacefully haunts a mansion that a specialist and his daughter move into. Although it’s a movie all about ghosts and death, it is adorable and makes everyone feel good.
- Practical Magic. In this movie that is actually for adults, Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman are sisters that are witches. They love and protect each other, even if they have to murder (then reincarnate) to do it.
- The Addams Family. In this macabre comedy, the odd Addams Family are tested to their familial limits. When the long-lost Uncle Fester resurfaces, they must decide if he is an imposter out for their money or if he is truly an Addams.
- Hocus Pocus. In this Halloween classic, three witch sisters are revived from the dead with an evil plot to steal the souls of the children in Salem. It’s up two teenagers and one kid to save the town and its young dwellers.
- Young Frankenstein. In this hilarious black and white classic, Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) is the descendant of the infamous Dr. Frankenstein. When he must travel back to his grandfather’s estate in Transylvania, Frederick discovers the notes of how to create life. This film a is a must-see for all ages.