Halloween Movies to Watch

Halloween Movies to Watch

In honor of Halloween this month, our Canterbury Court Blog is sharing some classic Halloween movies that you need to watch. These movies manage to capture the spirit of Halloween in a way that has been unsurpassed by more modern films. Pop some popcorn, gather your friends together and have a Halloween movie marathon featuring these flicks at your apartment in Philadelphia, PA this month.  


Hocus Pocus (1993)

With witches, a living spellbook, bubbling black cauldrons, and a talking black cat, Hocus Pocus has all the makings of a great Halloween movie.


“After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teenagers, a young girl, and an immortal cat to put an end to their reign of terror once and for all.”


The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Halloween meets Christmas in this haunting animated movie directed by Tim Burton.


“Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning.”


Casper (1995)

With a haunted mansion, mischievous ghosts, and an unlikely friendship, this movie features paranormal elements, humor, and chaos that make it a Halloween classic.


“A paranormal expert and his daughter bunk in an abandoned house populated by three mischievous ghosts and one friendly one.”


The Haunted Mansion (2003)

Eddie Murphy stars in this fantasy comedy horror film that features a haunted mansion, ghosts, and all sorts of mysterious happenings.


“A realtor and his wife and children are summoned to a mansion, which they soon discover is haunted, and while they attempt to escape, he learns an important lesson about the family he has neglected.”


Sleepy Hollow (1999)

Based on the short story, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”, this fantasy, mystery, and horror film is a Halloween classic, and the perfect movie for a spooky movie night.


“Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of 3 people with the culprit being the legendary apparition, the Headless Horseman.”


What is your favorite classic Halloween movie? Let us know by leaving a comment. Thanks for reading our post and we hope you have an exciting and fun-filled Halloween!