As a kid, Halloween is all about the candy—but what about those many memorable Halloween movies?  This week, TruKid’s got a list of some of our favorite Halloween movies that are fun for the whole family!

1)   It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown


A timeless Halloween classic.

2)   The Nightmare Before Christmas


Tim Burton’s claymation musical masterpiece.  It is a bit creepy, but if your children are old enough or up for it, be sure to check it out and take a trip to Halloweentown.

3)   The Addams Family

addams family

They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, They’re all together ooky, the Addams Family.  Gotta love this quirky story, it’s perfect for getting in the Halloween spirit.

4)   Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Wallace & Gromit

A great way to introduce your kids to the cheese-and-cracker filled world of Wallace and Gromit! It’s just the right amount of pumpkins, full moons, and mystery to fit into this time of year.

5)   E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial


Here at the office, we agree that E.T. is kind of a weird lil’ alien dude. However, we can’t deny the magic of this heart-warming science-fiction adventure.

6)   Ghostbusters

ghost busters

An ‘80s supernatural extravaganza that you’ve got to be sure to share with your kids.

7)   Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Magic and monsters and Quidditch and wizards and witches—what more could you ask for?  The rest of the series may be too scary for your little ones, but the older kids and teens should love them!