The girls keep asking if it is Halloween yet…and I keep saying almost. It’s become a daily thing now, and reminiscent of those car rides where the kids inevitably start asking “are we there yet?” With weeks left until Halloween arrives I decided to pull out some of our favorite Not-So-Scary Halloween movies for children that will keep everyone howling with laughter. We’ve already read all our favorite Not-So-Scary Halloween Books, so naturally its movie time! With Halloween just around the corner, a great way to introduce your child to this fun, but sometimes spooky, holiday is through fun Halloween movies. I’ve rounded up the best of the best Not-So-Scary Halloween movies for children so that you can enjoy this time with your child as much as I do with mine.
Not-So-Scary Halloween Movies for Children
Experience Walt Disney’s timeless classic, THE ADVENTURES OF ICHABOD AND MR. TOAD. Disney animation’s humorous retelling of two unforgettable classics, THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS and THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW, wonderfully narrated by Basil Rathbone and Bing Crosby, brings them together in one magnificent adventure. First, hang on for a wild ride with the fun-loving Mr. J. Thaddeus Toad. When his passion for motorcars lands him in hot water, he must rely on his faithful friends to clear his name. Then, meet the infamous Ichabod Crane whose comic rivalry for the affections of the town beauty leads to a heart-pounding race with the legendary Headless Horseman. Share these high-spirited adventures with your whole family!
2 fun-tastic adventures on one irresistible DVD! Get ready for hilarious thrills and chills as everyone’s favorite mischief-makers — chipmunk brothers Alvin, Simon and Theodore — bring timeless entertainment to the family in the Alvin and the Chipmunks Scare-riffic Double Feature! These two full-length, spooky adventures promise hours of song-filled, wacky fun and spook-tacular escapades. Join the world’s most famous chipmunks as they uproariously collide with the legendary doctor and his creation in Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein. Race against the next full moon with the madcap brothers and their gal pal Chipettes as they howl with laughter in Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman. For high quality haunts and delightful antics, take home this must-own collection!
“Ghost therapist” Dr. James Harvey and his daughter Kat arrive at drafty, old Whipstaff Manor. Its greedy owner, Carrigan Crittendon, has hired Dr. Harvey to exorcise the house’s apparitions: a friendly but lonely young ghost named Casper, who’s just looking for a friend, and his outrageous uncles Stretch, Stinkie and Fatso (The Ghostly Trio). If the plan works, she and Dibs, her partner-in-slime, can get their hands on the manor’s fabled treasure. Meanwhile, Casper has found a kindred spirit in Kat, but The Ghostly Trio will not tolerate “fleshies” in their house. Truly a classic in this line up of Halloween movies for children!
Hang on to your hats and get ready for a spook-tacular good time, with Curious George — Autumn is here, bringing colorful leaves, hay rides, pumpkin patches, and the annual Boo Festival. After hearing about a legendary scarecrow who steals hats, the inquisitive monkey and his friends set out to find him. By the time he gets to the festival, George realizes that it’s not always easy to pick the perfect pumpkin, and that winning the prize for Best Costume may be as difficult as catching the mysterious Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest — it’s a bewitching treat for the family!
Share your love of old school Halloween movies for children with Rudy and his new friend Devery plan to spend Halloween playing practical jokes on the elderly. They both take aim on Mrs. Bakewell, an old widow living in a spooky house by the graveyard. But the kids get the ultimate scare when two of them don’t return from “trick or treating!” Did Mrs. Bakewell have something to do with their mysterious disappearance?
From Disney comes the hilarious and offbeat FRANKENWEENIE, a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life — with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor’s fellow students, teachers and the entire town learn that getting a new “leash on life” can be monstrous.
Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula’s lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula (Adam Sandler) has invited all his best friends – Frankenstein and his wife, the Mummy, the Invisible Man, the Werewolf family, and more – to celebrate his beloved daughter Mavis’s (Selena Gomez) 118th birthday. For Dracula catering to these legendary monsters is no problem but the party really starts when one ordinary guy stumbles into the hotel and changes everything! Pre-order Hotel Transylvania 2 – now out in theatres!
Everyone’s invited to Big Pete’s Halloween party. But the gang needs to reach Trick-Or-Treat Tower before the moon is full, or the gates will lock and the party will be over before it even starts. Can they get through the foggy woods, past the Candy Corn Patch and over the drawbridge in time? With your help — and the right mousketools – they might make it! Join Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Donald, Daisy and Pluto for three magical mouseketales that celebrate the power of teamwork, caring and sharing. Plus, as a special bonus treat, blast off with the Little Einsteins(TM) on a high-spirited Halloween adventure.
Put on your favorite Halloween costume and get set for a spooktacular full-length adventure! Visit the creaky castle of kindly “Count Mickula” and help your Clubhouse pals solve a puzzling riddle: Who, or what, is making a curious clanging, banging noise? With the right Monster Mouseketools and help from YOU, this mystery will soon be history! Then, enjoy two more exciting episodes as you search for pirate treasure with Captain Mickey and don your dungarees for delightful fun down on the farm.
Even for a 12-year old, D.J. Walters has a particularly overactive imagination. Any toy that touches Nebbercracker’s property, promptly disappears, swallowed up by the cavernous house in which Horace lives. D.J. has seen it with his own eyes! But no one believes him, not even his best friend, Chowder. What everyone does not know is D.J. is not imagining things.
Come join the NickToons for some frightfully fun on Halloween with Tales of Fright. This collections of G-rated fun will delight youngsters as they prepare for Halloween night. Join Spongebob, the Rugrats, and Fairly Odd Parents for tales of fright adventures on Halloween night!
It’s Halloween, time for spooky thrills and creepy chills. These seven animated adventures are filled with bats, ghosts, witches…and your favorite catandmouse team, Tom and Jerry! Whether Tom goes for a fantastic ride on a witch’s broomstick, Jerry gets a Southern ghost to help scare the living daylights out of his pursuer or the two of them take jobs in a haunted house carnival attraction.
Join Disney Pixar'[s Woody, Buzz, Jessie and their pals in a frighteningly fun animated adventure. After Mr. Potato Head suddenly disappears, his friends find themselves caught up in a hilarious mystery that must be solved before they suffer the same fate in this thrilling Toy Story OF TERROR! Special Features: Includes Three TOY STORY TOONS: “Small Fry,” “Hawaiian Vacation,” and “Partysaurus Rex”.