Your 2018 Halloween Movie Guide

The following isn’t just a list of scary movies. There are different kinds of movies one may want to watch, other than horror, at this time of year. So the following are solid recommendations, but they are not promises of a perfect Halloween movie viewing experience. So without any further ado…

Hilarious Halloween

  1. Young Frankenstein (1974)
  2. Beetlejuice (1988)
  3. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
  4. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
  5. What We Do in the Shadows (2014) — I saw this on Netflix, and it’s a mockumentary that you’ve just got to see!

Makeup and Costume Greats

  1. The Fly (1986)
  2. District 9 (2009)
  3. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  4. Hellboy (2004)
  5. Planet of the Apes (1968)

Classic “Scary” Movies (…many, if not all, can be found on YouTube)

  1. Nosferatu (1922)
  2. Dracula (1931)
  3. Frankenstein (1931)
  4. The Wolfman (1941)
  5. The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Great Witch Movies

  1. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
  2. Harry Potter and the… (Pick one of many: 2001-2011)
  3. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  4. The Crucible (1996)
  5. Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

My Favourite Scary Movies

  1. The Babadook (2014)
  2. The Others (2001)
  3. It (2017)
  4. Paranormal Activity (2007)
  5. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  6. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
  7. The Sixth Sense (1999)
  8. The Shining (1980)
  9. Jaws (1975)
  10. Get Out (2017)

Congratulations Teen Wolf. This is your week.

And the Oscar goes to…

Best Actress: Michelle Pfeiffer as Laura Alden in Wolf.

Best Actor: Michael J. Fox as Scott Howard in Teen Wolf.

Best Quote: “A naked American man stole my balloons.” — A little boy in An American Werewolf in London.

And I have to say that Teen Wolf fits in just about every one of the above categories for me. I love that movie and it’s a definite recommendation for this years Halloween movie viewing.

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