40 Of The Best Halloween Movies To Stream On Disney+

Including the brand-new Hocus Pocus 2 premiering Sept. 30!

by Casey Suglia and Sydni Ellis
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Disney has been knocking Halloween movies out of the park for decades. Flicks that aren’t too spooky but still mange to deliver plenty of tricks and treats for young viewers. And, fortunately, there are plenty of family-friendly Halloween movies on Disney+ to stream this spooky season.

For starters, parents will be delighted to find a number of Disney Channel Original Movies on this list like Halloweentown, Twitches, and Don’t Look Under the Bed, which aired in the late ‘90s and early 2000s. Not to mention, Disney+ has a handful of classic of Halloween movies, like the greatest Halloween film of all time, let’s just all agree right now, Hocus Pocus. You can also find the claymation classic Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas.

Beyond the classics, there are options for little ones who prefer something a little less scary. Take, for example, the musical feature Z-O-M-B-I-E-S about singing and dancing zombies, and Monsters Inc. about some not-so-scary animated monsters, will get your kids in the Halloween spirit without giving them nightmares.

So as you plan out your family’s epic costumes for 2021 and start to dig into your candy stash for trick-or-treaters, here are the best Halloween movies that you can find on Disney+.

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The 1998 film, Halloweentown, is streaming on Disney+.Disney Channel/YouTube

Marnie’s grandmother isn’t just your regular grandmother. She’s a good witch named Aggie Cromwell (played by the late Debbie Reynolds) that lives in Halloweentown — a place where spooky monsters get to live their normal lives. But when Marnie, played by Kimberly J. Brown, learns that she is also a witch, she must use her newfound powers to help her mother and grandmother save the day from an evil force plotting to take over Halloweentown and possibly ruin it forever. Thankfully, Marnie will save the day.

If you love nostalgia of any kind or grew up watching the Disney Channel, then you will love Halloweentown, which is inarguably one of the best Disney Channel original movies that never made it to theaters.

Halloweentown is rated TV-PG.


Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas is an animated film from 1993.Movieclips Classic Trailers/YouTube

Jack Skellington is the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town (no, not the same as Halloweentown), bored with the same old routine of scaring people “in the real world.” But when Jack accidentally stumbles across the magic of Christmastown, which is filled with bright colors and warm spirits, he rediscovers his passion — and plots to bring Christmas under his control. Some would argue that this claymation classic could also be a Christmas movie, but it is spooky enough that it will make you excited for either holiday, either way. If “This Is Halloween” doesn’t become part of your October soundtrack after watching this movie, then you weren’t paying attention.

The Nightmare Before Christmas is rated PG.


Hocus Pocus

Bette Midler stars in Hocus Pocus.Florin Ciurte/YouTube

Who doesn’t love Hocus Pocus? This movie, about a trio of 300-year-old witches (played by Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and an unrecognizable Sarah Jessica Parker) who set out to cast a spell on one unsuspecting town and reclaim their power so they can be immortal forever, is a classic. Watch as the Sanderson sisters are accidentally conjured up by some unsuspecting pranksters, but stay for the talking cat named Binx, their incredible performance of “I Put A Spell On You,” and the heroic efforts of siblings Dani and Max. It’s worth the watch, even if you’ve watched it 100 times before.

Hocus Pocus is rated PG.


Hocus Pocus 2

Hocus Pocus 2 premieres Sept. 30.Walt Disney Studios Channel/YouTube

It’s been 29 long years since the 17th-century Sanderson sisters were resurrected by lighting the Black Flame Candle — and 29 years of fans obsessively watching this cult classic Halloween movie — but the witches are finally back. Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker pick up their broom and vacuum (and Roombas?), put on their vibrant costumes, and slip back into their iconic roles for Hocus Pocus 2. The witches are out looking for revenge, and three highschoolers have to stop them and protect Salem before dawn on All Hallow’s Eve. Fans will also be happy to see a new black cat in this sequel as well as zombie Billy Butcherson. Finally, new quotes to caption Halloween Instagram pictures with.

Hocus Pocus 2 is not yet rated.


Halloweentown 2: Kalabar’s Revenge

The late Debbie Reynolds stars in Halloweentown 2: Kalabar's Revenge.Disney Channel/YouTube

In this Halloweentown sequel, Marnie meets an angry warlock, who has stolen a magic spell book, and plans on using it to permanently turn every human into whatever costume they’re wearing on Halloween night. It’s only up to Marnie, her grandmother, and sister Sophie to stop the spell and save Halloweentown, yet again. This movie aired three years after the first Disney Channel Original Film.

Fun fact: Kimberly J. Brown, who plays Marnie in the film, is engaged to her co-star from the film, Daniel Kountz, who plays Kal. Doesn’t that make things that much cuter? OMG.

Halloweentown 2: Kalabar’s Revenge is rated TV-PG.


Halloweentown High

Kimberly J. Brown stars in the Disney Channel original film, Halloweentown High.YouTube Movies

Several teenagers from Halloweentown are transferred to Marnie’s high school in the mortal world, which sounds as wild as it looks. But Marnie learns that her and her Halloweentown friends — a witch, a warlock, an ogre, and troll — are in danger when the evil Knight of the Iron Dagger appears. Of course, it’s up to Marnie to save the human world this time using her magic. Thank goodness for her magical powers!

This film, which aired on the Disney Channel three years after Halloweentown 2, is the last Halloweentown sequel starring Kimberly J. Brown as Marnie. It is such a delight.

Halloweentown High is rated TV-G.


Toy Story of Terror!

Toy Story of Terror is a Halloween-themed short streaming on Disney+.Pixar/YouTube

What starts off as an exciting road trip for the Toy Story gang turns scary when they make a detour to a spooky roadside motel and Mr. Potato Head disappears.

OK, so this is not technically a movie, especially since this Toy Story spinoff short is only 21 minutes long. But it is filled with enough tricks and treats to delight any Toy Story fan, or keep your kid distracted long enough while dinner is cooking. Either way, you will definitely want to pop this on when you can, at least some point during October.

Toy Story of Terror! is rated TV-G.


Girl vs. Monster

Girl vs. Monster is a Disney Channel original film from 2012.Disney Channel/YouTube

While trying to sneak out of her house and meet her crush at the year’s biggest party, Skylar, a fearless young girl and talented singer, discovers her parents are monster hunters. Upon this discovery, she accidentally unleashes a monster from a secret chamber, who makes her able to feel fear — and ruins everything! Now that the monster is out for revenge and Skylar is afraid of everything, it’s up to Skylar, a fifth generation monster hunter, to recapture it and save her parents.

Olivia Holt stars as Skylar, best known for her portrayal of Kate Wallis in Cruel Summer.

Girl vs. Monster is rated TV-PG.



Tia and Tamera Mowry star in the 2005 film, Twitches.Disney Channel/YouTube

Tia and Tamera Mowry are the Twitches — twin witches named Alex and Camryn, who were separated at birth. On their 21st birthday, which also happens to be Halloween, the twins reunite and discover that their powers work better when they’re together, which helps when they have to save everyone they love from an evil entity and fulfill their destiny of being witches, united in power.

This movie from 2005 is based on the young adult book series of the same name, and will give you major throwbacks to middle school, if it hasn’t already. Seriously, just watch the movie already.

Twitches is rated TV-PG.


Twitches Too

Twitches Too is the Twitches sequel.Disney Channel/YouTube

In this Twitches sequel, the twin witches, Alex and Camryn are back. And now that they know about the extent of their powers, it’s up to the girls to learn more about each other, which isn’t easy. Especially since both girls are bouncing between the Earth dimension and the magical land of Coventry. But when Alex and Camryn discover their differences, they need to put them aside to help defeat a supernatural force.

If you’re taking the time to watch Twitches, then you need to watch Twitches Too, the sequel which aired on the the Disney Channel three years after the first film.

Twitches Too is rated TV-PG.


The Scream Team

Kat Dennings stars in the Disney Channel original film, The Scream Team.Disney+

After the death of their beloved grandfather, Ian and Claire Carlyle accompany their father to his hometown of Steeple Falls. As the town prepares for its annual Halloween festival, Ian and Claire discover that ghosts exist, and Steeple Falls is actually a “halfway house” for ghosts, who can’t enter the afterlife until they’re redeemed on earth. After they learn about one ghost who won’t let their grandfather’s soul rest peacefully, they enlist the help of the Soul Patrol, who helps find their grandfather. Their grandfather is able to make peace with his family and move on to the afterlife.

This movie is a whole lotta weird, and a whole lotta touching. But that is expected from a Disney Channel Original Movie from 2002.

The Scream Team is rated TV-PG.


Phantom of the Megaplex

The Phantom of the Megaplex is a Disney Channel Original film from 2000.Channel Awesome/YouTube

A small-town movie theater, which is rumored to be haunted by a “phantom,” is preparing for a star-studded movie premiere, complete with some super special celebrities. But a string of coincidences related to the movies being shown awaken the rumor of the phantom. It’s up to a rag tag team to uncover the mystery behind it. Think of this movie, which premiered in 2000, as Disney Channel’s answer to the classic Broadway musical, Phantom of the Opera. And while most kids might not the references to the source material, their musical-loving parents definitely will.

Phantom of the Megaplex is rated TV-G.


Return to Halloweentown

Sara Paxton stars in Return to Halloweentown.YouTube Movies

Marnie, this time played by Sara Paxton, has won a full-ride scholarship to the prestigious Witch University in her favorite place, Halloweentown, thanks to her efforts in saving the beloved town over the past few years. But while she’s there, she learns that witches can’t use their magic (which seriously ruins plans). She also learns that she holds the key to fulfilling an ancient prophecy hidden by her ancestor, Splendora Cromwell.

When Marnie travels to the past to meet Splendora, she gains something that suddenly everyone in the school wants. It’s up to her to save Halloweentown, yet again, in the last installment of this beloved Disney Channel film series.

Return to Halloweentown is rated TV-PG.


Trick Or Treat

Donald Duck is the star of the Disney+ short, Trick or Treat.Disney+

In this super small short from 1952, Donald Duck’s nephews come to visit him in their Halloween costumes, but he dumps water on them and laughs. With the help of a friendly witch named Hazel, his nephews are able to get their treats and get revenge on Donald, who gets tricked by Hazel. Let’s just say, what goes around comes around.

This nine-minute short film is perfect for those early Disney lovers who need something super quick to watch, or who have seemingly watched everything in Disney+’s Halloween catalogue. Either way, you will definitely enjoy it.

Trick or Treat is rated TV-G.


Halloween House Party

Halloween House Party is a Disney Channel original special from 2020.DisneyMusicVevo/YouTube

In this super sweet special, which aired on the Disney Channel in 2020, the stars of the Disney Channel come together to put on a sketch comedy special with spooky skits fit for a Halloween at home. The holiday was “canceled” that year due to the coronavirus pandemic, and this special is Disney’s solution.

While this might not be a Halloween movie per se, it is a great, modern special to turn on for your kids who are huge fans of the Disney Channel at the moment. And with the coronavirus pandemic not being over, staying inside during this Halloween season has never been more relevant or pertinent.

Halloween House Party is rated TV-G.



Z-O-M-B-I-E-S is a Disney Channel Original film.YouTube Movies

Seabrook is a town that loves their tradition, until one semester when students from Zombietown transfer to Seabrook High. The human and zombie students must learn to coexist, but one unlikely friendship between a Zombie football player named Zed and a human cheerleader named Addison is about to unite both schools and make the zombies and humans be friends with each other.

Not only is this film a fun take on star-crossed romances like West Side Story and Romeo and Juliet, but also it features original music and dancing, which is a fun, entertaining break after watching some of the seriously sinister films on this list.

Z-O-M-B-I-E-S is rated TV-G.


Z-O-M-B-I-E-S 2

ZOMBIES 2 is streaming on Disney+.Disney Channel/YouTube

After a groundbreaking semester, Zed the Zombie and cheerleader Addison are back at Seabrook High, where they continue to try to unite the mortal world and zombie world in Z-O-M-B-I-E-S 2. But when a group of mysterious werewolves arrives to Seabrook High and threatens to shake up the peace, it’s up to Zed and Addison to save their budding romance and stop the werewolves from ruining everything. Werewolves vs. zombies, what could be better? Like its predecessor, this film features fun musical numbers that make it a great pick for those who prefer treats over tricks during spooky season.

Z-O-M-B-I-E-S 2 is rated TV-G.


Z-O-M-B-I-E-S 3

Z-O-M-B-I-E-S 3 premieres July 15 on Disney+.Disney Plus Channel/YouTube

Return to Seabrook High when Z-O-M-B-I-E-S 3 premieres on July 15! Zed and Addison are in their final year of high school, which has become a happy place for monsters and humans to co-exist. As Zed works hard to earn a football scholarship (which would make him the first zombie to attend college), Addison organizes an international Cheer-Off competition. Suddenly, visitors from outer space come to Seabrook to compete in the Cheer-Off — but these intergalactic creatures secretly have more sinister motives. Will Addison be abducted? Will Seabrook ever truly find peace? Who will win the Cheer-Off? Find out by streaming this cute sequel.

Z-O-M-B-I-E-S 3 is rated TV-G.


Don't Look Under the Bed

Don't Look Under the Bed is a Disney Channel Original film from 1999.Disney Channel/YouTube

Frances McCausland refuses to believe in the paranormal or supernatural things in the world. But when strange things start to happen in Frances’ town, and she is confronted by the Bogeyman under her bed, she calls on her little brother’s imaginary friend named Larry Houdini to help fight the Bogeyman. This monster is framing her for the destructive pranks that he is pulling in her hometown, causing her to change her mind about paranormal things — because if a Bogeyman is tormenting everyone in your town, you kind of have to.

If this didn’t terrify you or give you nightmares when you were a kid, did you even watch the Disney Channel in the late 1990’s?

Don’t Look Under The Bed is rated TV-PG.


Monsters Inc.

Monsters Inc. is a Disney movie from 2001.Disney

Monsters Incorporated is one of the largest scare factories in the world, operating off the screams of children. This obviously sounds a lot spookier than it actually is. But when one child infiltrates their world for the first time, contaminating it, the monsters must keep her out of sight and bring her home.

Sure, this film is funnier and more sentimental than it is scary. And while Sully is more cuddly than freaky, monsters are a quintessential part of Halloween. Therefore, this means that Monsters Inc. is technically a Halloween movie even if all your screams come from laughter.

Monsters Inc. is rated G.


Mom’s Got A Date With A Vampire

Mom’s Got A Date with a Vampire is a Disney Channel Original Movie from 2000.Avery Talks About Stuff/YouTube

This Disney Channel Original Movie follows along with the grounded Hansen kids, who are desperate to go out and will do anything to get away from their single mom — even if that means setting their mom up on a date with a vampire. While Adam is able to sneak out to attend a concert and Chelsea is able to go on a date with her boyfriend, Peter, they learn that their mom is on a date with an actual vampire. So, they do what every sibling duo would do — call a Vampire Hunter to defeat the vampire before he ruins their lives.

Mom’s Got A Date With A Vampire is rated TV-PG.


Can of Worms

Can Of Worms is a Disney Channel Original film from 1999.Neil Reviews/YouTube

A teen named Mike, very unsatisfied with his life on Earth as a football player and student, sends out a plea to outer space to help escape the world. In return, he opens up “a can of worms” and is greeted by a bunch of aliens, who travel to earth and actually show up at his home. But not all of the aliens are friendly, and aim to capture humans, like his little brother. In the end, Mike realizes that he actually likes his home and doesn’t want to escape. You know what they say, “you don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gone.”

Can of Worms is rated TV-PG.


Spooky Buddies

Your favorite talking puppies, Pip, Zelda, Rodney, and Skip, also known as the Buddies, are back in a brand new Halloween-themed adventure with some new friends. With the help of a very friendly ghost, the Spooky Buddies and their new friends must hunt down Warwick the Warlock, who aims to kidnap dogs to sacrifice them to the Halloween Hound. It’s up to the Spooky Buddies to use all of their powers to undo the Halloween Hound’s spells and prevent Warwick the Warlock from ever coming back to earth.

If you’ve enjoyed seeing the Buddies at Christmas for Santa Buddies, in outerspace for Space Buddies, as superdogs in Super Buddies, and as treasure hunters in Treasure Buddies, then you will love this Halloween version, too.

Spooky Buddies is rated G.


Mr. Boogedy

Mr. Boogedy is streaming on Disney+.YouTube Movies

When the Davis family moves into their dream home, they bite off a little more than they can chew. As it turns out, their new dream home is a house of horrors, currently being haunted by a 300-year-old spirit who also happens to have the face of a grilled cheese sandwich. But as the spirits’ doings become more and more scary, the Davis family will eventually have to confront Mr. Boogedy.

This film is a short one at just 46 minutes long, and from 1986, so you know the graphics and special effects are top notch.

Mr. Boogedy is rated TV-PG.


Bride of Boogedy

Bride of Boogedy is a sequel to Mr. Boogedy.YouTube Movies

In this Mr. Boogedy sequel, Bride of Boogedy picks up quite some time after the end of the first film. After the Davis family packed up and moved out of their dream home, Carleton Davis moves to a quiet New England town. But when a jealous business rival tries to sabotage the town’s annual festival, Carleton’s two sons accidentally release Mr. Boogedy into the town again. And when Mr. Boogedy takes Carleton’s wife as his own, it’s up to Carleton and his family members to send Mr. Boogedy back to where he belongs.

This sequel is just a little bit longer than the first film, but is still filled with that weird, quirky, 80’s humor.

Bride of Boogedy is rated TV-PG.


Frankenweenie (1984)

Frankenweenie is a short film from 1984.YouTube Movies

Make your Halloween an ‘80s movie marathon by watching this live action film from 1984. Frankenweenie is a movie about a family dog named Sparky who turns into Frankenweenie after an unordinary set of circumstances. This new dog then embarks on a hilariously exciting adventure that will have the whole family in stitches, literally.

While the film only clocks in at 26 minutes long, it’s worth the quick watch, especially since it’s such a hilarious science fiction film. Plus, it’s good to watch before watching the animated Frankenweenie so you can compare the two films to each other.

Frankenweenie is rated PG.


Frankenweenie (2012)

Frankenweenie is a movie from Tim Burton.YouTube Movies

After losing his beloved family dog, Sparky, a young boy named Victor decides to use science to bring his beloved pet back to life. The only problem is that Sparky has just a few minor adjustments made to him, turning him into Frankenweenie. When Sparky ends up escaping from Victor’s home and word gets out, people are quick to discover that Victor’s creation is kind of monstrous.

This animated film, directed by Tim Burton (who is known for his special and spooky animation), is based on the 1984 short film, so you can easily marathon both in one viewing session.

Frankenweenie is rated PG.


Invisible Sister

Rowan Blanchard stars in Invisible Sister.YouTube Movies

Cleo is often ignored and overshadowed by her popular older sister, Molly. So when Cleo decides to perform a science experience on Halloween, she accidentally makes her invisible, leaving Molly unnoticed. This leaves Cleo having to impersonate her sister for a day as they work to reverse the experiment. But by working together, the two sisters are able to overcome their differences and bring more visibility to each other.

The film is a Disney Channel original film from 2015 and stars Girl Meets World’s Rowan Blanchard, so it is a safe bet to watch with the younger kids who may have struggled with fitting in at school or have older siblings who always seem to overshadow their shine.

Invisible Sister is rated TV-G.


James and the Giant Peach

James is a young orphaned boy forced to live with his two evil aunts. So when a magical giant peach appears in his front yard, he is able to find a way out of his bleak existence by setting sail for New York City inside of the giant peach with a crew of friendly insects that live inside of it. These human-sized bugs help him make his successful escape and confront his past as he goes on a majestic journey.

This film, which first premiered in theaters in 1996, is based on the children’s book from Roald Dahl and features that beloved stop motion animation that was super popular in the ‘90s.

James and the Giant Peach is rated PG.


Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Angelina Jolie stars in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.YouTube Movies

Years after Sleeping Beauty, Maleficent (played by Angelina Jolie) and her goddaughter, Aurora (Elle Fanning), are now on the mends and their relationship has flourished. But the hatred between humans and fairies is still there. And while Aurora’s marriage to Prince Phillip is serving to unite the fairies and Kingdom of Ulstead, Maleficent and Aurora are pulled away to opposite sides of each other, testing their loyalties and their bond.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is a 2019 sequel to the Disney film, Maleficent, and features a lot of fun and adventure that will keep anyone entertained.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is rated PG.


Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is based on a book.YouTube Movies

After his grandfather leaves him clues to a mystery that spans over time, these clues lead a young boy named Jake to a magical place called Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jake gets to know the children that live in the home, along with their special powers and terrifying enemies, Jake discovers that his special power can save his new friends and their home.

It should be noted that this film, based on the young adult novel series by Ransom Riggs, is rated PG-13 due to its intense action sequences, so if your kid is easily spooked or jumpy, then they might want to skip out on this one.

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is rated PG-13.


The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad

The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad is streaming on Disney+.Jalen Moran/YouTube

Two beloved children’s stories are combined in this epic, animated film from 1949. Meet Thaddeus Toad, who takes his friends on a motorcar ride as they’re sent into a worried frenzy. Then, meet Ichabod Crane, a man who dreams of sweeping a gorgeous woman off her feet and away from the town bully. But when Ichabod meets the legend of the headless horseman, chaos ensues.

If you’re looking for a calm and classic movie to watch this Halloween, then The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad is perfect for you.

The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad is rated G.


The Ghosts of Buxley Hall

The Ghosts of Buxley Hall is streaming on Disney+.YouTube Movies

There are ghostly residents in the 100-year-old Buxley Hall. These ghosts conjure up some mayhem in the supernatural world when girls are finally allowed into the boys-only academy, which is strapped for cash and on the brink of ruin. It’s up to a 13-year-old boy named Jeremy, who is the heir to Buxley Hall, and the group of ghosts to save it from financial ruin and demolishment at the hands of Jeremy’s evil and scheming aunt. She is planning on stealing her nephew’s inheritance so she can destroy the school! This 1980 movie is a delight.

The Ghosts of Buxley Hall is rated TV-PG.


The Haunted Mansion

Eddie Murphy stars in Haunted Mansion.Movieclips Classic Trailers/YouTube

Eddie Murphy plays an overworked real estate agent who never takes a day off. So, before he takes his family on vacation, he brings them to Gracey Manor, a home that he’s been tasked to sell. But once the family arrives at Gracey Manor, they discover that it’s haunted by Master Gracey, his butler, and many other spirits who need their help breaking a curse. It’s up to the family and a supernatural psychic to rid the mansion of its curse before they run out of time. This movie is based on the Disneyland attraction of the same name.

The Haunted Mansion is rated PG.


Disney Muppets The Haunted Mansion

Disney Muppets The Haunted Mansion premiered in 2021.Disney Plus Channel/YouTube

The Muppets are back, this time in a version of The Haunted Mansion released in 2021. The Great Gonzo decides to spend the night in the scary Haunted Mansion, along with Pepé the King Prawn. Kermit and the rest of the Muppets gang depict the “grim grinning ghosts” of the mansion in this funny and spooky musical.

Many stars appear in the movie, including Will Arnett, Taraji P. Henson, Yvette Nicole Brown, Alfonso Ribeiro, John Stamos, and more. This is just the right amount of Halloween fun without being too frightening for younger viewers.

Disney Muppets The Haunted Mansion is rated TV-PG.


Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie

Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie is based on the Disney Channel show.YouTube Movies

The Russo family is comprised of two wizard parents and their three children, who are wizards in training. While their powers often come to their rescue, they can also get them in trouble. So, when the Russo family goes on a tropical vacation hoping to relax, their daughter accidentally casts a spell that threatens their parents existence. It’s up to the Russo kids to keep their parents together and search for the stone of dreams that will help reverse the curse.

If you’re a fan of the Disney Channel series, Wizards of Waverly Place, then you will definitely love this movie, which is a continuation of the show.

Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie is rated TV-G.


Stepsister from Planet Weird

Stepsister from Planet Weird is streaming on Disney+.Disney+

A 14-year-old girl named Megan’s world is turned upside down when she learns that her mom’s new fiancé, who has the suspicious name of Cosmo Cola, and his daughter, Ariel, are actually aliens that have taken up residency on earth. When neither girl wants to see their parents get married to each other, they join forces to split their parents apart. But things don’t go as easily when the girls become fast friends.

Stepsister from Planet Weird is one of those bizarre and fun films from the early 2000’s that combines the Y2K fashion with supernatural forces, making it an interesting watch to add to your Halloween marathon.

Stepsister from Planet Weird is rated TV-G.


Edward Scissorhands

Edward Scissorhands stars Johnny Depp.Movieclips Classic Trailers Channel/YouTube

The creepy, 1990 movie Edward Scissorhands is a unique Tim Burton film starring Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder. When an Avon lady invites the unique Edward, who has dangerously sharp metal shears for hands, to live with her in the land of Suburbia, it gets the neighbors talking — especially when her daughter falls in love with the strange young man. Despite its gothic aesthetic and suspenseful moments, Edward Scissorhands is a love story and a sweet tale about embracing differences (and looking beyond first impressions to the person underneath). You and your kids will love it!

Edward Scissorhands is rated PG-13.


Mickey’s Tale of Two Witches

Mickey’s Tale of Two Witches is a musical about Minnie and Daisy!Disney Junior Channel/YouTube

Mickey’s Tale of Two Witches is an animated musical released in 2021 featuring Minnie and Daisy! This cute, 48-minute special takes place on Halloween, when Mickey tells a story of two witches-in-training, played by Minnie and Daisy! The two are working hard to become witches, but they must first pass four tests to graduate from the Witch Academy in Happy Haunt Hills. These tasks aren’t as easy as they seem, and the two have to work together if they want their magic (and their friendship!) to be stronger. It features fun songs, magic spells, a mischevious ghost, and plenty of Halloween fun.

Mickey’s Tale of Two Witches is rated TV-Y.


The Scariest Story Ever: A Mickey Mouse Halloween Spooktacular!

The Scariest Story Ever: A Mickey Mouse Halloween Spooktacular! was released in 2017.Disney Analysis Channel/YouTube

It’s Halloween at Mickey Mouse’s house, but there’s just one problem: all of his stories are more silly than scary! His nephews keep pushing him to tell a truly terrifying tale, and he delivers in this cute animation special. The Scariest Story Ever: A Mickey Mouse Halloween Spooktacular! is only 22-minutes long, so it’s sure to keep the attention of the younger kids, with just the right amount of wit and spookiness to keep older ones happy. And, c’mon it’s Mickey Mouse — who better to get your family in the Disney Halloween spirit?

The Scariest Story Ever: A Mickey Mouse Halloween Spooktacular! is rated TV-G.

From timeless classics to brand-new releases, Disney+ has everything you need for a spooky Halloween movie marathon with your family.

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