Oct 15 | LIVE BEYOND

Halloween: Movie Night In

Love Halloween, but not a big fan of horror films? We’ve rounded up 10 festive and deliciously nostalgic films that you won’t lose sleep over. Added bonus: some of these films can even be watched with your little niece or nephew!

1. Hocus Pocus

Sarah Jessica Parker and Bette Midler star as resurrected witches in Salem who are desperate to capture the town’s children on Halloween night. Luckily, a teenager, a young girl and an immortal cat are there to stop them.

2. Practical Magic

Family ties and past mistakes are put to the test when the Owen sisters, played by Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman, try to come to terms with their hereditary witch powers in this romantic tale.

3. The Addams Family

The classic story about a creepy family revamped as a thriller with an all-star cast and clever plot. Starring Anjelica Huston, Christina Ricci and Christopher Lloyd.

4. Death Becomes Her

An absurdly comedic film about the lengths two friends will go to stop the aging process. The great Meryl Streep and the hilarious Goldie Hawn star as frenemies who take their competition much too far.

5. Edward Scissorhands

Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder. Need we say more? Tim Burton’s creepy but sensitive story follows Edward, played by Depp, as a man with scissors for hands who moves to a new town.

6. Beetlejuice

Michael Keaton plays the title character in another Tim Burton classic about a couple of grumpy ghosts who try to get rid of the annoying new tenants in the house they haunt.

7. Casper

A paranormal expert, played by Bill Pullman, and his daughter, played by a young Christina Ricci, move into a home to look into the presence of three ghosts. Ricci soon befriends with the one and only Casper, played by 90′s heartthrob Devon Sawa.

8. The Rocky Horror Picture Show

A 70′s cult classic musical about a couple who get lost and must call on the home of the bizarre Dr. Frank-N-Furter that will have you dancing in your living room  – and will give you tons of creative Halloween costume inspiration.

9. Ghostbusters

A fan favorite full of 90′s SNL greats. Revisit the zany world of the ghost removal experts as they fight ghouls and make you laugh before the (all female cast!) remake comes out next year.

10. My Boyfriend’s Back

A dark comedy about an average high school boy who is hopelessly in love with a popular girl. But, when he dies trying to win over his sweetheart, he must continue his efforts as a disintegrating zombie.

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