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Halloween Movies for Parties

Have a Halloween party? Choosing Halloween movies to watch as background entertainment at your party can help create just the atmosphere you want.

Halloween Movies: The Scary

If you are going to be getting your spook on at your Halloween party, you’ll want some truly terrifying films playing in the background. Of course, the Halloween series would be the most obvious- from the original Halloween to the H2O 20th-anniversary edition, and all the movies in between.

The Friday the 13th series and Saw series would make a great marathon night. Of course, there are always modern horror films coming out that you could play at your Halloween party:

These are some modern movies that would create a scary setting.

Halloween Movies: The Classic

The Horror Classics 50 Movie pack is a fantastic collection of old, campy, classic movies such as

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With 50 movies in the 12-DVD pack, this is one-stop shopping for classic Halloween DVDs.

The movies star classic actors including Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Ginger Rogers, Jack Nicholson, Lon Chaney, and Vincent Price. These movies create the perfect background ambiance for your Halloween party. Don’t forget some of the spooky classics like:

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Halloween Movies: The Funny

Want everyone laughing at your Halloween party? The Scary Movie series is the perfect Halloween spoof.

Best of Saturday Night Live: Halloween is a cool movie that includes old classic SNL skits like the Coneheads and Landshark, as well as hilarious skits with John Travolta as Dracula, Adam Sandler’s news skits, and Will Ferrell and Cheri Oteri’s Spartans cheerleaders at a Halloween party.

You could also get some old episodes of the Addams Family or the Munsters to play in the background. The Rocky Horror Picture Show would of course be the perfect Halloween campy film for a few good laughs.

Halloween Movies: Young Kids

Depending on the ages of your kids, there are many cute Halloween movies to play at the party, including:

Halloween Movies: Older Kids

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The Goosebumps series is another great bunch of movies for a children’s Halloween party.

People Also Ask:

What is the best Halloween-themed movie?

  • Halloweentown (1998)
  • Night of the Demons (1988)
  • Monster House (2006)
  • Murder Party (2007)
  • Trick ‘r Treat (2007)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
  • Halloween (1978)
  • Hocus Pocus (1993)

What do you play in the background of a Halloween party?

  1. The Monster Squad (1987) 
  2. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
  3. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
  4. Scream (1996) 
  5. Trick ‘r Treat (2007)
  1. Pick a theme and commit to it.
  2. Set up a DIY costume table.
  3. Elevate your candy game.
  4. Scare guests with your baking skills.
  5. Award the best costume of the night.
  6. Set up a caramel apple bar.
  7. Go antiquing for decorations.
  8. Use pumpkins for literally everything.

Have a spooktacular time at your Halloween party!

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