Halloween is just a few days away and the frenzy is at its zenith. Allhalloween, All Saints’ Eve, or All Hallows’ Eve(whatever you may call it!) is observed every year on the 31st of October in different parts of the world. Halloween is a time to get dressed up in some of the scariest and outrageous costumes, and for the kids, it’s all about trick-or-treating. As October has begun, the countdown for Halloween has started as well. If you still aren’t immersed in the spirit of Halloween, then these 5 horror movies will definitely turn your Halloween mode on! Let's get started!
Are you ready for it? To ignite the ethos of Halloween, these movies will give you a great time filled with horror and excitement. Here we go!
Fans are already rejoicing for the reboot of this 1993 Halloween classic has been announced by Disney. And nothing else can ignite the spirit of Halloween better than this movie! A story of 3 witches played by Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy who return after 300 years after being hung for their spellwork in the Salem witch trials of the 17th Century. They have to take the life of a child to hold onto immortality. On the other hand, the 3 kids who resurrected these witches accidentally, try to stop them in every way possible. This movie is enough to give you loads of laughter, and is full of black cats, witchcraft, and is a must watch to give your Halloween a blast!
Yet another Halloween special is Ghostbusters. This movie hit the theaters in the year 1984 and was loved by the people so much that a remake happened in 2016. Originally, the movie revolves around 3 parapsychologists who are nothing but ghost scientists who start a ghostbusting business after getting fired from their jobs at Columbia University. The movie is filled with laughter and a lot of supernatural events that are enough to make you drenched in the spirit of Halloween.
So, what about a movie which made Jamie Lee Curtis a notable actress in horror? Halloween was released in 1978 starring Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis. An American slasher movie, while watching Halloween you would have to keep the lights on as the movie is literally scary! The movie revolves around Michael Myers who murders his own sister and brother at a young age and then keeps on stalking people for their blood. The movie was well received, hence 4 sequels in a row along with “20 years later”, “resurrection”, a reboot in 2007 and its sequel.
Want to have some good time on Halloween without getting much scared? Consider watching Beetlejuice. An American comedy-fantasy movie, Beetlejuice is a movie that revolves around a deceased young couple, Adam, and Barbara Maitland, who could not survive a car accident and thus become ghosts who haunt their former own house. The entry of the new family, the Deetzes is not liked by the Maitlands and thus they hire Beetlejuice to scare the hell out of them. The movie is worth watching and perfect for the Halloween season.
A 1998 Disney Channel original movie, Halloweentown is a movie about three siblings who are much fascinated with Halloween but aren’t allowed to celebrate. Their grandmother also enjoys celebrating Halloween and is a witch from a town known as Halloweentown. That is when the whole Halloween marathon starts and takes you into a magical world. Watch this movie if you want to get all entertained this Halloween.
Okay, it's not a horror movie, nor it will scare you. But if you want to reminisce your childhood days on the occasion of Halloween, nothing would be better than watching 1966 classic ‘It’s the Greta Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’. The movie is based on the comic strip Peanuts created by Charles M. Schulz. The movie is a Halloween special and caters to all ages with the story revolving around Linus who waits for the Great Pumpkin on the night of Halloween. Watch this movie to get all nostalgic this Halloween.
So, that was all about some of the most interesting movies to watch this Halloween. Not enough? Well, stay tuned for ‘Do You Know These 5 Horror Movies can Rekindle the Spirit of Halloween in You? - Part II’.
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