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Halloween Cartoon Movies

Halloween is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than with a good spooky movie? If you’re looking for something to watch with the family, or just want to curl up with a good fright, then check out these Halloween cartoon movies.

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From classics like ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ and ‘Hocus Pocus’ to newer favorites like ‘Hotel Transylvania’ and ‘Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island,’ there’s something for everyone. So grab some popcorn, settle in, and enjoy a spooky good time!”

Here are some things you might see in Halloween cartoon movies:

  • Spooky creatures: Halloween cartoon movies are full of all sorts of spooky creatures, from ghosts and goblins to vampires and werewolves.
  • Haunted houses: Another common setting for Halloween cartoon movies is the haunted house. Scooby-Doo and the gang are always investigating haunted houses, and they’re always finding real ghosts and monsters inside.
  • Trick-or-treating: Trick-or-treating is a classic Halloween activity, and it’s often featured in Halloween cartoon movies. Kids dress up in costumes and go door-to-door, asking for candy.
  • Pumpkins: Pumpkins are a symbol of Halloween, and they’re often featured in Halloween cartoon movies. Kids carve pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns, and they use pumpkins to make all sorts of other decorations.
  • Costumes: Kids love dressing up in costumes for Halloween, and it’s a common sight in Halloween cartoon movies. Kids dress up as all sorts of different characters, from superheroes and princesses to monsters and ghosts.
  • Fall festivals: Fall festivals are a great way to celebrate Halloween, and they’re often featured in Halloween cartoon movies. Kids can enjoy games, rides, and food at fall festivals, and they can also see live entertainment.

These are definitely on our list of 25 Things You Might See in a Halloween Movie.

These are just a few of the things you might see in Halloween cartoon movies. Halloween is a fun and spooky time of year, and Halloween cartoon movies are a great way to get in the spirit.

These top Halloween cartoon movies guarantee a spooky good time with your kids.

Halloween Cartoon Movies

Halloween Cartoon Movies

Super Monsters Save Halloween

The Super Monsters use their powers to get their neighbors in the Halloween spirit, then help a nervous friend see there’s nothing to be afraid of. | Stream on Netflix

Spooky Stories Volume 2

The Shrek characters parody the music video “Thriller”; B.O.B and pals battle zombie carrots, and Megamind faces the effects of the Button of Doom. | Stream on Netflix

The Little Vampire
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Jim Carter, Rasmus Hardiker, Amy Saville (Actors)

The Little Vampire

An American Kid obsessed with the undead befriends and offers to help a young vampire whose family is being targeted by a merciless vampire hunter.

Spookley: The Square Pumpkin
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Sonja Ball, Craig Francis, Rick Jones (Actors)

Spookley: The Square Pumpkin

When a storm terrorizes his patch, a pumpkin cast out for his shape must step up to use his smarts to save the day-and to prove himself.

Hotel Transylvania The Series - Season 1 Volume 1
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Robin Budd (Director) - Rick Mischel (Producer)

Hotel Transylvania: The series

With her dad away, Mavis is so ready for adventure-if strict Aunt Lydia doesn’t stop her first. Set four years before the “Hotel Transylvania” film.

Masha's Spooky Stories - Season 1
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Denis Chervyatsov (Director) - Oleg Kuzovkov (Writer) - Oleg Kuzovkov (Producer)

Masha’s Spooky Stories

Masha explains why there’s no need to be scared of things like monsters, the dark, going to a new school, thunder, and other common childhood fears.

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Sharkdogs: Fantastic Halloween

The Sharkpack gets ready for Halloween with the spooky legend of the “Fearsome Fog” — and Sharkdog must save trick-or-treating from a slimy sea monster!| Stream on Netflix

Shrek’s Swamp Stories

Shrek celebrates Halloween, Puss in botts is captured by soldiers, and the gang participates in a kingdom-wide singing competition. | Stream on Netflix

Monster House
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Steve Buscemi, Nick Cannon, Maggie Gyllenhaal (Actors)

Monster House

A trio of friends sets out to expose the terrors of a vacant neighborhood house, which appears to have a craving for people — and a life of its own.

Talking Tom and Friends - Season 1
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Boris Dolenc (Director)

Talking Tom and Friends

Full of funny one-liners and always ready for an adventure, a talking cat and his equally chatty animal cohorts set out to become famous.

Dreamworks Spooky Stories
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas (Actors)

Spooky Stories

Shrek dares his friends to bring on the scare with ghost stories told in a haunted castle. Later, Ginormica and the Monsters face alien pumpkins. 

Go! Go! Cory Carson Halloween

Cory, Chrissy, and Freddie are on the hunt for king-sized candy bars this Halloween. But are all the treats worth the trek to the spooky side of town? | Stream on Netflix

 
The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-a-ween

When Melvin tries to cancel Halloween, clever best friends Harold and George create their own spooky holiday-and it’s a huge success!

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Where can I watch Halloween cartoon movies?

There are many streaming services where you can watch Halloween cartoon movies. Here are a few of the most popular options:

  • Disney+ has a wide selection of Halloween cartoon movies, including “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”, “The Nightmare Before Christmas”, and “Hocus Pocus”.
     
  • Netflix also has a good selection of Halloween cartoon movies, including “The Addams Family”, “Beetlejuice”, and “Hotel Transylvania”.
     
  • Hulu has a few classic Halloween cartoon movies, such as “The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror” and “The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show: Witches’ Night Out”.
     
  • Amazon Prime Video has a variety of Halloween cartoon movies, including “The Scooby-Doo Show: A Halloween Hassle”, “The Looney Tunes Halloween Special”, and “The Garfield Halloween Special”.
     
  • Popcornflix and Crackle are free streaming services that have a limited selection of Halloween cartoon movies.
     

If you are looking for a specific Halloween cartoon movie, you can always do a quick search online to see where it is streaming.

Here are some other Halloween cartoon movies that you might enjoy:

  • “The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad” (1949)
     
  • “The Halloween Tree” (1993)
     
  • “ParaNorman” (2012)
     
  • “Kubo and the Two Strings” (2016)
     
  • “The Nightmare Before Christmas” (1993)

What is the scariest G-rated movie?

The scariest G-rated movie is a matter of opinion, but some of the most commonly cited contenders include:

  • The Secret of NIMH (1982): This animated film tells the story of a group of rats who are experimented on by scientists. It features some dark and disturbing imagery, including scenes of animal cruelty and death.
     
  • The Brave Little Toaster (1987): This animated film follows a group of household appliances who come to life. It has some scenes that are considered to be scary by children, such as the scene where the vacuum cleaner is possessed by a demon.
     
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993): This stop-motion animated film is a crossover between Halloween and Christmas. It is visually stunning, but it also has some dark and creepy moments.
     
  • Watership Down (1978): This animated film is based on the novel of the same name. It is a dark and disturbing tale of a group of rabbits who are forced to flee their home.
     
  • The NeverEnding Story (1984): This fantasy film features a number of scary creatures, including the Nothing, a dark force that threatens to destroy the world of Fantasia.
     

Ultimately, whether or not a movie is considered to be scary is subjective. Some people may find these movies to be perfectly harmless, while others may find them to be quite disturbing.

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Where can I watch old classic Halloween movies?

There are many places where you can watch old classic Halloween movies. Here are a few of the most popular options:

  • Streaming services: Many streaming services have a selection of classic Halloween movies, including:
    • Hulu: Beetlejuice, Hocus Pocus, The Rocky Horror Picture Show
       
    • Netflix: The Addams Family, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, Nightmare Before Christmas
       
    • Amazon Prime Video: Halloween, Poltergeist, The Shining
       
    • Disney+: Hocus Pocus, The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Addams Family
       
    • HBO Max: The Exorcist, Friday the 13th, A Nightmare on Elm Street
       
  • Free streaming services: There are also a few free streaming services that have a limited selection of classic Halloween movies, such as:
    • Popcornflix
       
    • Crackle
       
    • Tubi
       
  • DVD/Blu-ray: You can also purchase DVDs or Blu-rays of classic Halloween movies from most major retailers.
  • Public libraries: Many public libraries have a collection of classic Halloween movies that you can borrow for free.

When choosing where to watch an old classic Halloween movie, it is important to consider the following factors:

  • Your budget: Streaming services typically have a monthly subscription fee, while free streaming services may have ads. DVDs and Blu-rays are a one-time purchase, but they can be more expensive.
  • The selection of movies: Not all streaming services have the same selection of movies. Make sure to check the library of the streaming service you are considering before you subscribe.
  • The quality of the movie: The quality of the movie can vary depending on the streaming service or format you choose. Streaming services typically offer lower-quality video than DVDs or Blu-rays.

What’s a good Halloween cartoon?

There are many great Halloween cartoons out there, but here are a few of my favorites:

  • It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966): This classic Peanuts special follows Charlie Brown as he waits for the arrival of the Great Pumpkin on Halloween night. It is a heartwarming and charming film that is perfect for all ages.
     
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993): This stop-motion animated film is a crossover between Halloween and Christmas. It is visually stunning and features a catchy soundtrack.
     
  • Hocus Pocus (1993): This live-action comedy film tells the story of three witches who are accidentally resurrected on Halloween night. It is a fun and spooky film that is perfect for families.
     
  • The Addams Family (1991): This animated series follows the Addams Family, a quirky and macabre family. It is a funny and heartwarming show that is perfect for Halloween.
     
  • Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island (1998): This Scooby-Doo film follows the Mystery Inc. gang as they investigate a haunted island. It is a fun and spooky film that is perfect for kids.
     

These are just a few of the many great Halloween cartoons out there. If you are looking for something to watch this Halloween, I recommend checking out one of these films.

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