52 Best Disney Halloween Movies to Watch in 2023


You know its time to watch Disney Halloween movies when the leaves start to turn orange, and pumpkins can be found in most grocery stores. Halloween is a time for dressing up and scaring each other. What better way to get into the spooky spirit than with best Disney Halloween movies?

Wherever you are spending your time, Disney Plus is your recuse this Halloween. Whether you want to watch these movies on Disney Plus Australia or Disney Plus Canada, you will always find that one movie that will give you Halloween feels.

However, if you reside in a country where Disney has not launched officially, then you will need a reliable Disney+ VPN service that will provide buffer-free streaming.

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Why wait more? We’ve found 52 of the best animated Disney films in alphabetical order that will be perfect for this holiday season! Check out our list below and see if you can find your favorite.

List of 52 Disney Halloween Movies:

Bedknobs and Broomsticks(1971)

Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Bedknobs and Broomsticks is a 1971 Disney musical film based on the children’s book by Mary Norton. It tells the story of how three children, the titular Bedknobs, find themselves in England during World War II while looking for some prized antique furniture. Along their way they are helped by an eccentric professor, Miss Price, her two assistants Mr. Emelius Browne and Mrs. Rosie Mingott, and eventually come into contact with a witch—but not just any witch: The Witch of the Waste!

The cast includes Angela Lansbury as Miss Price, David Tomlinson as Mr. Emelius Browne, and Roddy McDowall as Mr. Jelk.

The duration of the movie is 1 hour and 57 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.

Blackbeard’s Ghost (1968)

Blackbeard's Ghost

Blackbeard’s Ghost is another Disney Halloween movie from 1968 starring Peter Ustinov as Edward Teach and Bruce Forsyth as Tobias, the ghost of the notorious pirate. Blackbeard arrives in 1713 London to find that no one is bothering him. He wants his family back on the sea, but they’re refusing because of their strong attachment of society and high class. But before you know it, Blackbeard finds himself at odds with Charles II (who has fallen for Queen Anne) and becomes a wanted man again!

The cast of this movie includes Peter Ustinov as Captain Blackbeard, Dean Jones as Steve Walker, Suzanne Pleshette as Jo Anne Baker, Elsa Lanchester as Emily Stowecroft, Joby Baker as Silky Seymour, and many more.

The film is 1 hour and 46 minutes long.

The imdb rating is 6.9.

Bride of Boogedy (1987)

Bride of Boogedy

In the movie Bride of Boogedy, Lynch gets possessed by Mr. Boogedy, the spirit of a long dead witch doctor. The spirit goes on to possess other members of the townspeople before it is finally vanquished by an exorcism at the end.

The idea of spirits coming back for awhile during Halloween is not only shown in movies like Bride of Boogedy but also in our everyday lives.

The cast includes Richard Masur as Carlton Davis, Mimi Kennedy as Eloise Davis, Tammy Lauren as Jennifer Davis, and David Faustino as Corwin Davis.

The duration of this film is 1 hour and 40 minutes.

The imdb rating is 7.

Can of Worms (1999)

Can of Worms

The story of Can of Worms is about Mike Pillsbury, a boy who believes that he is an alien. Throughout the movie he struggles with this idea and tries to prove it by going through many experiments. The most intense one was when he tried to drink poison and have his body reject it. He felt betrayed when his body did not do what he wanted it to. His family found out about the experiment and believed that he needed mental help.

At the end of the movie, Mike finally understands that he is not an alien, but a normal person even though he doesn’t know exactly what that means yet.

The cast of Can of Worms includes Michael Shulman, Erika Christensen, Adam Wylie, Andrew Ducote, Garrett M. Brown, Lee Garlington, Brighton Hertford, and others.

The duration of the film is 95 minutes.

The imdb rating is 5.

Coco (2017)


Coco is a 2017 computer-animated fantasy adventure comedy-drama film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The movie is about an aspiring young musician who accidentally interrupts his family’s ancestral ban on music, and as punishment he is sent into the Land of the Dead.

The film stars actors like Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal and Benjamin Bratt.

The duration of Coco is 105 minutes.

The imdb rating is 8.4.

Don’t Look Under the Bed (1999)

Don't Look Under the Bed

This is a fun and spooky movie for kids to watch on Halloween night. It’s about two friends who are trying to find out what’s been scaring their little sister. They soon learn that it was just her imagination playing tricks on her, but they still have fun looking for monsters together.

The movie stars Erin Chambers as Frances Bacon McCausland, Eric Hodges as Larry Houdini, Robin Riker as Karen McCausland, and Steve Valentine as Boogeyman.

The film’s running time is 100 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.8.

Dragonslayer (1981)


The storyline of Dragonslayer is about how Galen, the wizard’s apprentice rescues the Kingdom from terrorizing dragons. Galen is played by Peter MacNicol in the movie. The movie was released in 1981 in United States theaters and it include an appearance by Ralph Richardson.

Galen starts out as a young, eager wizard’s apprentice when he becomes acquainted with Ulrich, King of Lyonesse. Soon afterwards, the king sends him to meet the wizard named Ulrich who is said to know everything about dragons. Ulrich tells Galen that he will teach him how to kill dragons for a price.

The story follows Galen on his journey for knowledge and power, “for wealth and glory”. Along the way

The cast includes Peter MacNicol, Caitlin Clarke, Peter Eyre, and Ralph Richardson.

The duration of the film is 1 hour and 49 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.7.

Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)

escape to witch mountain

Escape to Witch Mountain is a Disney sci-fi adventure film released in 1975. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Alexander Key. In the 1970s, there were many science fiction movies that dealt with aliens and outer space.

The film features two siblings, Tony and Tia, who are kidnapped by Aristotle Bolt. Bolt is an evil con man who wants to use the children’s psychic powers for his own gain. The government and a pair of secret agents go on a mission to save Tony and Tia from their kidnapper.

The movie stars Eddie Albert, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasence, Kim Richards, and Ike Eisenmann.

The duration is 1 hour 37 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.4.

Frankenweenie (2012)


Frankenweenie is a black-and-white American 3D stop-motion animated horror film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed and co-written (with John Bellairs) by Tim Burton and produced by Tim Burton and Mary Shelley, based on the novel of the same name published in 1984. The film tells the story of young Victor Frankenstein, who creates his best friend, a large dog named Sparky. Sparky is killed in a car accident involving Victor’s father Dr. Frankenstein at the laboratory he created in his back yard.

The voice cast includes Charlie Tahan as Victor Frankenstein, Frank Welker as Sparky, and Martin Short as Edward Frankenstein.

The duration is 87 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.9.

Girl vs. Monster (2012)

Girl vs. Monster

Girl vs. Monster follows the story of a girl who is on her way to visit her grandparents and on the way, she meets a monster. The girl and the monster battle and the girl defeats the monster.

The movie features beautiful animation and a script that kids will love. It’s a great movie for those looking for something different this Halloween season.

The cast of this film includes Olivia Holt as Skylar Lewis, Brendan Meyer as Henry, and Kerris Dorsey as Sadie.

The duration is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

The imdb rating is 5.6.

Growing Fangs (2021)

growing fangs

In the movie, Val is a teenage girl who is half human and half vampire. She learns how to control her bloodlust as she struggles to lead a normal life as a teenager. Through her journey, she eventually learns that there are advantages to being a vampire.

The cast includes Cristela Alonzo, Keyla Mejia, Gilberto Ortiz, and Olivia Sullivent.

The duration is 18 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.6.

Halloweentown (1998)


The Halloweentown franchise is an American Disney Channel Original Movie series that began in 1998 with the release of the film, Halloweentown. The series is composed of four films: Halloweentown (1998), Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge (2001), Halloweentown High (2004) and Return to Halloweentown (2006).

The story of Halloweentown is about a girl named Marnie who has magical powers. She takes her siblings to Halloween Town, which is a place where all of the holiday characters live during the off-season hours.

The cast of the Halloweentown includes Debbie Reynolds, Kimberly J. Brown, Judith Hoag, Joey Zimmerman, Emily Roeske, Phillip Van Dyke, and Robin Thomas.

The duration is 1 hour and 24 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.7.

Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge (2001)

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Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge (2001) is a fantasy family drama film and the sequel to the 1998 made-for-television film “Halloweentown”. The movie was released on October 5, 2001 and is the second installment in the Halloweentown series. Directed by Duwayne Dunham and written by Jack Brown, Brenda Chapman and Lisa Henson, the story of this film mainly revolves around Marnie Piper (Kimberly J. Brown), her younger brother Dylan (Joey Zimmerman), their friend Sophie Danko (Emily Roeske), daughter Gwen Piper (Judith Hoag) who are all trying to stop evil wizard Kalabar from taking over the world of Halloweentown.

The duration of Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge is 81 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.5.

Halloweentown High (2004)

halloweentown high

Halloweentown High is a Disney Channel Original Movie, based on the ever-popular film series Halloweentown. It premiered on October 24, 2004 as the first television film in the franchise.

The movie is about Marnie Piper (Emily Roeske) and her journey through Halloweentown. The movies takes us through the events that eventually lead to the opening of the portal between mortal world and Halloweentown.

The cast includes Kimberly Brown as Marnie Piper, Debbie Reynolds as Aggie Cromwell, Emily Roeske as Sophie Piper, Judith Hoag as Gwen Piper and Finn Wittrock as Cody.

The duration of Halloweentown High is 1 hour and 22 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.2.

Return to Halloweentown (2006)

return to halloweentown

Return to Halloweentown (2006) is the fourth installment in the Halloweentown series. What starts out as an ordinary day for Marnie and her friends, turns into a misadventure of spooky proportions when they find themselves stuck on the other side of town. But soon, they realize someone sinister has sent them there with no way back! Now, who could it be? Worse yet, what does this person want? Fear not! Marnie and her sister figure out that they can use their imaginations to create a portal that will send them right back home once again.

The cast of Return to Halloweentown includes three-time Emmy Award-winning actress Kimberly J. Brown, Joey Zimmerman, Emily Roeske, and Judith Hoag.

The duration is 1 hour and 28 minutes.

The imdb rating is 5.5.

Hocus Pocus (1993)

hocus pocus

This Disney Halloween movie is very underrated and often forgotten. It tells the story about an evil witch, who has returned to life to get revenge on the sister that put her under a spell all those years ago.

The story of Hocus Pocus is one that will make anyone who watches it sit on the edge of their seat. It’s full of laughter and tears with a lot of twists and turns.

The cast of this Disney Halloween movie includes Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker and the duration of the movie is 1 hour and 36 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.9.

Invisible Sister (2015)

Invisible Sister

Invisible Sister is a 2015 Disney Channel Original Movie. The story revolves around Molly, an popular high school student, and her little sister, Cleo. When Molly suddenly goes invisible for mysterious reasons, she must find her quickly–before their parents start to worry that their baby has been kidnapped or worse.

Cleo embarks on a series of hilarious misadventures as she tries to piece together the clues to find a way to make her sister visible before it’s too late.

The cast of Invisible Sister includes Rown Blanchard, Paris Berelec, Karan Brar, Rachel Crow, and Alex Desert.

The duration of Invisible Sister is 80 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.

James and the Giant Peach (1996)

James and the Giant Peach

This is a 1996 American family fantasy film based on the 1962 novel of the same name by Roald Dahl. The story of James and the Giant Peach (1996) is about a young boy who is orphaned by a sea storm. He is swallowed by a giant peach and then he has an adventure on his way to New York City with a group of talking bugs, including a grasshopper, earthworm, centipede, and ladybug.

The cast stars Paul Terry as James Henry Trotter, Miriam Margolyes as Aunt Sponge, and Joanna Lumley as Aunt Spiker.

The duration of James and the Giant Peach is 79 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.7.

Lonesome Ghosts (1937)

Lonesome ghosts

This is a Disney animated short from 1937 about a group of ghosts that live in a house and try to scare people away from moving into the house. The ghosts participate in many activities such as playing tricks on visitors, hiding themselves in trees, and just being plain creepy.

The cast of Lonesome Ghosts includes Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and Goofy.

The duration of this movie is 9 minutes.

The imdb rating is 7.7.

Maleficent (2014)


Maleficent is an animated re-imagining of the classic Sleeping Beauty story told from the perspective of the villainous Maleficent. The film follows a rebellion led by Diaval and other creatures against humans, who have been oppressing them for centuries, as Maleficent declares war on their tyranny.

The cast includes Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Imelda Staunton, Miranda Richardson, Michael Wincott and Lesley Manville.

Maleficent duration is 97 minutes.

The imdb rating is 7.

Mickey’s House of Villains (2002)

mickey's house of villains

Mickey’s House of Villains is a 2002 American made-for-television film that was directed by Rick Benattar and starring the voices of Jim Cummings, Tony Jay, Kath Soucie, Cree Summer, Clancy Brown, Jeff Bennett and Maurice LaMarche.

In this film Mickey Mouse and his friends Pluto and Donald Duck are invited to a Halloween party at Mr. Incredible’s house when they discover that the guests are villains from Disney films such as Scar from The Lion King and Hades from Hercules.

The duration of Mickey’s House of Villains is one hour and 10 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.6.

Mom’s Got a Date with a Vampire (2000)

Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire

This high-school musical comedy follows the story of a rebellious and cynical teenage girl who joins theater arts and meets a vampire. Life is seemingly perfect for her until she realizes that her new friend may not be what he appears to be.

The cast of Mom’s Got a Date with a Vampire includes Carolina Rhea, Matt O’Leary, Charles Shaughnessy, Laura Vandervoort, and Robert Carradine.

The duration of this movie is 1 hour and 25 minutes.

The imdb rating is 5.9.

Monsters, Inc. (2001)

monsters inc

The story of Monsters Inc is about a world where monsters come out at night to scare kids and monsters who get stuck during the day in their monster world (an office building) call themselves “scarers.” A leak in the scare machine threatens not only the jobs of the scarers, but also an entire way of life.

They need a hero who can fix it, someone otherworldly. The tale is about friendship and bravery as Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) becomes the unlikely choice to go on an adventure with odd fellow James P Sullivan aka Sulley (John Goodman).

The duration of Monsters, Inc. is 1 hour and 36 minutes.

The imdb rating is 8.1.

Monsters University (2013)

monsters university

The story of the movie Monsters University is about a nerdish guy, Mike Wazowski, who has always been an outcast at James P. Sullivan’s school.

For example: The story of the movie Monsters Inc., which happens before this one, is that two monsters are working together to scare little kids in children’s rooms.

The sequel includes a great number of famous names from Disney’s past and present including John Goodman as James Sullivan who was Mike Wazowski.

The cast of Monsters University includes stars like Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Dave Foley, Sean Hayes, John Ratzenberger and Helen Mirren.

The duration of the film is 104 minutes.

The imdb rating is 7.2.

Mostly Ghostly (2008)

mostly ghostly

In “Mostly Ghostly” a group of kids, who are caught in the middle of an argument between two rival professors, must return to their haunted school to save their parents from being trapped there after dark. The group must stay together no matter what happens with each character’s strengths and weaknesses in order to escape the terror that await them.

The cast of Mostly Ghostly includes Olivia Holt as Jodie Harrison, David Leonard as Eddie Harrison, Raymond Ochoa as Fred Wainwright, Ariel Winter as Brittni Newton, Kaitlyn Leeb as Anna Rhodes, Zachary Gordon as Greg Buchanan, and Zach Callison as Spencer Maxwell.

The duration of mostly ghostly is 1 hour and 38 minutes.

The imdb rating is 5.

Mr. Boogedy (1986)

Mr. Boogedy

The story of Mr. Boogedy is about a family that moves into a new house and starts to hear strange noises. The only one who can see the Boogieman, though, is little Bobby. In order to save his family from these noises, he has to try and figure out what the Boogieman wants from him.

In this movie, children learn that they have power to keep themselves safe from harm. They should not fear things that they do not yet understand and just be honest with their parents when they’re afraid.

The cast of Mr. Boogedy includes: Richard Masur, Mimi Kennedy, Benjamin Gregory, David Faustino, Kristy Swanson, Howard Witt, John Astin, Katherine Kelly Lang, Jaimie McEnnan, and Kedric Wolfe.

The duration of Mr. Boogedy is 46 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.9.

Now You See It (2005)

Now You See It

“Now You See It” is about an FBI agent who has two friend, one is a psychic and one is a physical. The story takes place in the 1940’s when the FBI agents are investigating serial killers. Throughout the movie, they try to figure out how he does it. At the end of the movie, the psychic finds out that he kidnaps his victims with his telekinetic powers and kills them at his home because he can’t stand being around crowds after an incident at a circus.

The psychic gets raped by him at some point which is why he can’t stand being around anyone else after that happened to him.

The cast of Now You See It movie includes Jesse Eisenberg as J. Daniel, Woody Harrelson as Merritt McKinney, Isla Fisher as Henley Reeves, Dave Franco as Jack Wilder, Mark Ruffalo as Dylan Rhodes, Mélanie Laurent as Alma Dray, Morgan Freeman as Thaddeus Bradley and many more.

The duration of this movie is 1 hour 55 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.2.

Phantom of the Megaplex (2000)

phantom of the megaplex

Pete Riley, a theater technician at the Megaplex, is the only one who seems to notice the ghost of a man in navy blue. Pete’s boss doesn’t believe him when he mentions the problem and Pete is instructed to ignore it.

The phantom starts by popping up around Pete and becomes more aggressive. Now sounds of footsteps, coughing and thumping are heard in the hallways at night. What started as a strange presence becomes a nightmare for Pete with strange happenings going on all around him.

The cast includes Taylor Handley as Pete Riley, Caitlin Wachs as Karen Riley, Jacob Smith as Brian Riley, Corinne Bohrer as Julie Riley, John Novak as George, and Mickey Rooney.

The duration is 89 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.4.

Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie (2005)

Pooh's heffalump halloween movie

Pooh and his friends find a Heffalump for Halloween. The storyline is about Pooh and Piglet getting lost in the woods, but they end up discovering a spooky Halloween party! They learn to be brave and show how they move on from their fears.

The movie has Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Rabbit, Lumpy and Kangna as the cast.

The duration is 1 hour 7 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.6.

Return From Witch Mountain (1978)

Return From Witch Mountain

The story of Return From Witch Mountain is about two children who are human-alien hybrids, called Tony and Tia.

Tony and Tia’s spaceship landed on Earth when they were five years old, in Roswell, New Mexico during the 1950s. They have lived with NASA scientists up to the present day. NASA has been trying to find a way for them to live on Earth without being detected by humans because the twins are not originally from this planet. The twins are aged nine years old when they finally meet their parents – King Jombi and Queen Zandra of Patmos – that have come to bring them home with them.

The cast is Bette Davis as Letha Wedge, Christopher Lee as Dr. Victor Gannon, Kim Richards as Tia Malone, Ike Eisenmann as Tony Malone, Jack Soo as Mr. “Yo-Yo” Yokomoto, Anthony James as Sickle, and Richard Bakalyan as Eddie.

The duration is 1 hour 35 minutes.

The imdb rating is 5.9.

Return to Oz (1985)

return to oz

Return to Oz is a fantasy adventure mystery film that was based on L. Frank Baum’s second sequel to the 1900 novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. It is a dark tale in which a girl named Dorothy Gale, who is petulant and spoiled, lives with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry in Kansas. Seeking excitement she goes by cyclone to the magical land of Oz, but here she has to contend with the evil Nome King who rules over the underground world of Ev. She befriends three new companions who are enslaved by this tyrant-Tik-Tok, Jack Pumpkinhead and The Gump-while participating in various adventures.

The cast for this movie is mostly unknown, but the list of who is in it includes Fairuza Balk as Dorothy Gale, Nicol Williamson as Dr. J.B. Worley/Nome King, Piper Laurie as Aunt Em, Matt Clark as Uncle Henry, Emma Ridley as the Girl at the hospital/Princess Ozma, Justin Case as the Scarecrow, Pons Maar as Lead Wheeler/Nurse Wilson’s assistant, Bruce Boa as Policeman, and Tansy as Toto.

The duration is 1 hour 53 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.7.

Smart House (1999)

Smart House

The story of the smart house revolves around an advanced computer that goes into a home and turns it into a dream home. The computer provides all the services that are associated with modern homes today. It is also able to make decisions for the family like taking care of their pets.

The cast includes Ryan Merriman as Ben Cooper, Kevin Kilner as Nick Cooper, Katie Volding as Angie Cooper, Jessica Steen as Sara Barnes, Katey Sagal as PAT, the Smart House, and Paul Linke as Tuttle.

The duration of Smart House is 1 hour 30 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.3.

Spooky Buddies (2011)

Spooky Buddies

Spooky Buddies is a Disney Halloween movie that follows the adventurous journey of three little puppies that are trying to save their town from the hands of an evil god and his army of monsters. When they are reunited with their sister, Chloe, they begin their epic quest to defeat this great menace.

The movie features Harland Williams as Warwick the Warlock, Rance Howard as Mr. Joseph Johnston, Pat Finn as Mr. Carroll / Frankendude, and Jennifer Elise Cox as Mrs. Carroll. The voice over are by G. Hannelius as Rosebud, Skyler Gisondo as B-Dawg, Charles Henry Wyson as Buddha, Nico Ghisi as Budderball, and Ty Panitz as Mudbud.

The duration is 1 hour and 28 minutes.

The imdb rating is 4.6.

The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)

the adventures of ichabod and mr.toad

The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad is a 1949 animated film produced by Walt Disney, directed by Alex Lovy and based on the novel “The Wind in the Willows” by Kenneth Grahame. The story combines two novels: “The Wind in the Willows” and “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”. In this movie, Ichabod Crane from Washington Irving’s short story ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’ is pursued by a ghost with a pumpkin head, who wants to scare him away from ever teaching people about their Godforsaken lives.

The cast includes Eric Blore as J. Thaddeus Toad, J. Pat O’Malley as Cyril Proudbottom, John McLeish as Prosecutor, Pinto Colvig as Daredevil, Brom’s horse, and Ichabod Crane screaming, Clarence Nash as Old Gunpowder, Ichabod’s horse, and Billy Bletcher as the Headless Horseman.

The run time is 68 minutes.

The imdb rating is 7.

The Black Cauldron (1985)

the black cauldron

The story of The Black Cauldron is about a dark spell that was cast on the land. The protagonist, Taran, meets an imprisoned Princess Eilonwy. She tells him where to find the Black Cauldron, which has the power to make its possessor King or Queen of all Prydain. But the Cauldron also has a dark side.

The Black Cauldron is very different from other Disney movies, but still has many great features that are suitable for children. This film was the first to use computer graphics and it tells us about how evil can destroy even an entire kingdom if not controlled properly. Since this story does not have common happy ending, it is not one of the best Disney films to watch with kids.

The cast has Grant Bardsley as Taran, Susan Sheridan as Princess Eilonwy, Freddie Jones as Dallben, Nigel Hawthorne as Fflewddur Fflam, Arthur Malet as King Eidilleg, John Byner as Gurgi and Doli, Phil Fondacaro as Creeper, John Hurt as The Horned King, Eda Reiss Merin as Orddu, and Adele Malis-Morey as Orwen.

The duration is 80 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.4.

The Ghosts of Buxley Hall (1980)

the ghosts of buxley hall

It is a mystery-adventure movie that tells the story of a group of young people who decide to spend their summer vacation at an old, deserted manor. The gang soon finds out that the house is actually haunted by demonic spirits. When they are not driving each other crazy trying to figure out what’s going on, they are running for their lives from the ghosts. The film was shot in a real-life haunted house.

The Ghosts of Buxley Hall (1980) is available to rent on DVD and for streaming through Amazon Video, Vudu, Apple iTunes Store, YouTube Movies and Google Play Movies.

The cast includes Dick O’Neill as General Eulace C. Buxley, Victor French as Sergeant Major Chester B. Sweet, Louise Latham as Bettina Buxley, Rad Daly as Jeremy Ross, Monte Markham as Colonel Joe Buxley, Ruta Lee as Ernestine Di Gonzini, and Vito Scotti as Count Sergio Luchesi Di Gonzini.

The run time is 120 minutes.

The imdb rating is 5.7.

The Haunted Mansion (2003)

the haunted mansion

In this Disney movie, a family of three is moving from the city to a country house. They find out that the house is haunted and decide to go live in it any way. In the movie, strange things start happening as they begin to explore the house. There’s a painting as well as suits of armor who come alive and try to scare them. However, they don’t let it ruin their good time.

The cast includes Eddie Murphy as Jim Evers, Terence Stamp as Ramsley, Nathaniel Parker as Master Edward Gracey, Marsha Thomason as Sara Evers, Jennifer Tilly as Madame Leota, and Wallace Shawn as Ezra.

The duration is 1 hour 39 minutes.

The imdb rating is 5.1.

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

The Nightmare Before Christmas

The story behind this Disney Halloween movie is about a skeleton, known as Jack Skellington, who happens to be part of a family residing in Halloween Town. He is the leader of the town and they all happen to love the holiday. One day when Jack goes on his daily rounds, he discovers a town called Christmas Town. The people here are having a really great time. Jack becomes excited by this new discovery and tries to convince the residents in Halloween Town that there should be Christmas celebration.

This movie has been deemed one of the most popular Disney Halloween movies in history for many different reasons. One reason is that it was one of the higher grossing films during its initial run in theaters in 1993. Another way that it is well known is that it was the first animated feature to be distributed by Touchstone Pictures.

The voice over cast includes Chris Sarandon, Catherine O’Hara, William Hickey, Glenn Shadix, Ken Page, and Paul Reubens.

The duration is 1 hour 16 minutes.

The imdb rating is 8.

The Scream Team (2002)

the scream team

The Scream Team is a series of films that was released by Walt Disney Company in 2002. In the movie The Scream Team, Ian and his sister Claire are haunted by ghosts who want to eat them. His friends Sam and Maddy are called the Scary Terrors to help investigate. The movie has received mostly positive reviews from critics for being fun, but not too scary at all times.

The cast has Mark Rendall as Ian Carlyle, Kat Dennings as Claire Carlyle, Robert Bockstael as Richard Carlyle, Eric Idle as Coffin Ed, Tommy Davidson as Jumper, Kathy Najimy as Mariah, and Kim Coates as Zachariah Kull.

The runtime is 100 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.5.

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (2010)

the sorcerer's apprentice

The story of the movie The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (2010) is about a sorcerer’s apprentice named Balthazar Blake who learns that his master, Maxim Horvath, is the one person standing in the way of him being able to get his powers. He realizes that he needs to figure out how to get rid of Horvath before he can ever get his powers so he goes back in time to find out what happened. He finds out that Horvath has been studying black magic and that’s why he needs to get rid of him.

The cast includes Teresa Palmer, Peyton List, Toby Kebbell, Omar Benson Miller, Monica Bellucci, Alice Krige, and Robert Capron.

The running time is 1 hour and 49 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.1.

The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex (2013)

The Wizards Return Alex vs. Alex

The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex is an animated film released in 2013 by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, based on the children’s book “A Tale of Two Halfwits” by E.B. White and illustrated by Garth Williams.

The film was directed by Mike Disa, with voice acting performed mostly by actors from Canadian theater companies or people who had not previously acted for animation before.

It tells the story of two young wizards (Alex and his sister Darbie) who find themselves at odds over their different ideas about how to use magic; while one wants to do good deeds with magic, the other only cares about doing what she thinks is cool – until they both realize that their choices have serious consequences on each other and the people they care about.

The film has a rating of PG for action violence, mild rude humor and thematic elements; it was released in theaters on October 12th 2013 by Walt Disney Pictures.

The cast includes Selena Gomez, Jake T. Austin, Jennifer Stone, Gregg Sulkin, Beau Mirchoff, Maria Canals Barrera, and David DeLuise.

The duration is 59 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.5.

Tower of Terror (1997)

Tower of Terror

Tower of Terror is a 1997 American supernatural horror film directed by John Lafia. It is based on the theme park attraction of the same name at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The film was released in cinemas on February 3, 1997.

The story revolves around a group of people who find themselves haunted by ghosts at the fictional Hollywood Tower Hotel. They are helped by a kind bellhop that used to work at the hotel, but was turned into one of the ghosts after he died there 50 years ago. The group finds out that not only are they being haunted, but their souls are in danger of being taken away from their bodies and sold to The Devil.

The cast includes Steve Guttenberg, Kirsten Dunst, Nia Peeples, Michael McShane, Amzie Strickland, Melora Hardin, Alastair Duncan, Lindsay Ridgeway, and John Franklin.

The duration is 1 hour and 29 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.2.

Toy Story of Terror! (2013)

toy story of terror

A sequel to the Toy Story franchise, this movie is about a family on vacation that brings Bonnie’s toys with them. A lot of stuff goes wrong and the toys must save the day. It aired as a Halloween Special and was intended as a one-off, but it was so popular that they made two more of them, which aired in 2014 and 2017.

The cast includes Buzz Lightyear, Combat Carl, Jessie, Woody, Rex, Bonnie and all the other old Toy Story characters.

The duration is 22 minutes.

The imdb rating is 7.5.

Trick or Treat (1952)

trick or treat

The movie Trick or Treat (1952) revolves around Donald Duck who is trying to watch TV while there is an unexpected visitor in his house. The visitor, dressed in a ghost costume, wants to trick Donald Duck into giving him candy by way of playing tricks on Donald.

The cast includes Hazel the Witch, Donald Duck, Huey, Dewey, and Louie.

The duration of this movie is 9 minutes.

The imdb rating is 7.3.

Twitches (2005)


The story of Twitches is about Apolla and Artemis who are twin witches. When they were born, their mother was worried that she would have to choose which daughter to give her power to. However, when the sisters came together in the dark moonlight, a beautiful glow was emitted from both of them.

The cast includes Tia Mowry, Tamera Mowry, Kristen Wilson, David Ingram, Patrick Fabian, Jennifer Robertson, and Pet Kelly.

The duration is 1 hour and 27 minutes.

The imdb rating is 5.8.

Twitches Too (2007)

Twitches Too

Twitches Too (2007) is a Disney Halloween movie about twin sisters, Alexandra and Camryn to save their home from darkness with the help of Aaron.

The cast includes Tia Mowry, Tamera Mowry, Kristen Wilson, Patrick Fabian, Kevin Jubinville, Pat Kelly,

The running time is 1 hour and 23 minutes.

The imdb rating is 5.8.

Under Wraps (2021)

under wraps

Under Wraps is a Disney animated movie that was released in 2021. It follows the story of the friends Marshall, Gilbert, and Amy who inadvertently cause an ancient Egyptian mummy to be awakened. The series of events happen in such a way that these friends eventually have to rescue their Mummy friend.

The cast includes Malachi Barton as Marshall, Christian J. Simon as Gilbert Anderson, Sophia Hammons as Amy, Phil Wright as Harold, and Melanie Brook as Buzzy.

The runtime is 1 hour and 31 minutes.

The imdb rating is 4.7.

Willow (1988)


Willow is a 1988 fantasy film, loosely based on the novel series The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks. It was directed by Ron Howard and starred Warwick Davis in his first big-screen appearance as an elf named Willow Ufgood.

The story follows the adventures of 11-year-old orphan Elora Danan from her parents’ death at the hands of evil Queen Bavmorda to her ultimate triumph over Bavmorda’s forces following a quest with three droids and four human companions: High Aldwin, Dr. Jikkyll, Mr. Luggs (the dog), and Captain Madmartigan who is actually half fairy himself.

The cast includes Warwick Davis as Willow Ufgood, Val Kilmer as Madmartigan, Kate and Ruth Greenfield/Rebecca Bearman as Elora Danan, Joanne Whalley as Sorsha, Jean Marsh as Queen Bavmorda, Patricia Hayes as Fin Raziel, and Billy Barty as The High Aldwin.

The duration is 2 hours and 6 minutes.

The imdb rating is 7.3.

Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009)

Wizards of Waverly Place The Movie

In this Disney Channel Original Movie, the Russo kids have been invited to spend their summer at a magical reform school. They have been sent there as part of a deal with Alex’s crush Mason who works for the school. They are only allowed to spend their summer there if they can find out who is stealing magical items from the school. The Russo kids soon find out that the thief is an evil wizard named Stanum. Stanum has found a way to take over the magial world by stealing all of its magical items.

The movie stars Selena Gomez, David Henrie, Jake T. Austin, Jennifer Stone and David DeLuise.

The duration is 1 hour and 38 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.2.

Z-O-M-B-I-E-S (2018)


The story of Z-O-M-B-I-E-S is about the students of Seabrook High School and students from Zombietown. The two groups live in separate worlds, but they’re able to come together for a school project. They learn about each other’s lives and how their differences are not as significant as they thought.

The movie Z-O-M-B-I-E-S stars Milo Manheim as Zed, Meg Donnelly as Addison, Trevor Tordjman as Bucky, Kylee Russell as Eliza, Carla Jeffery as Bree, Kingston Foster as Zoey, James Godfrey as Bonzo, and Naomi Snieckus as Ms. Lee

The duration is 1 hour and 38 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.2.

Z-O-M-B-I-E-S 2 (2020)

Z-O-M-B-I-E-S 2

The first trailer of Z-O-M-B-I-E-S 2 (2020), the direct sequel to the 2019 film, was released on 13 Oct 2020. It depicts some of the events that happened after the first part.

The cast includes Meg Donnelly, Milo Manheim, Trevor Tordjman, Kylee Russell, and more.

The running time is 1 hour and 24 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.

Disney Plus Originals

Disney Plus was created in 2019 and has been an overwhelming success. Disney Plus has a lot of original content, but it also owns the rights to some old classics. You can watch Disney Halloween movies on various devices as well such as Roku, Smart TV, Chromecast and PS4.

Whether Disney+ is launched in country or you are using a reliable VPN for buffer-free streaming, watching Disney Halloween Movies and its originals is always a good idea. Some of those originals are mentioned below:

Muppets Haunted Mansion (2021)

Muppets Haunted Mansion

Muppets Haunted Mansion (2021) is a one of a kind, never before seen animated movie. This movie will be released on October 8, 2021 and is based on the Disney theme park attraction of the same name. The Muppets are just your average, everyday monsters that live in what they call “Monsterville” which is located into the mansion. For Halloween, they decide to invite all of their monster friends to their house for some spooky fun. But when they start seeing ghosts everywhere and no one can find their way out of the house, they start to worry that it may be one big prank. That is until they find out that there might be real-life human spirits residing inside the mansion

The cast is Will Arnett, Yvette Nicole Brown, Darren Criss, Taraji P. Henson, and many more.

The duration is 49 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.7.

LEGO Star Wars Terrifying Tales (2021)

lego star wars terrifying tales

In 2021, the new LEGO Star Wars Terrifying Tales Season aired in October

The story is about Dean, Poe, and BB-8 and their journey in the planet Mustafar. They must wonder why it has been called that and figure out what is going on with the planet. Along the way, these friends are told scary stories of Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, and Darth Maul.

The cast includes A.J. LoCascio, Barbara Goodson, Christian Slater, Dana Snyder, Danny Jacobs, and others.

The duration is 44 minutes.

The imdb rating is 6.3.

Just Beyond (2021)

just beyond

Just Beyond is a Disney Plus original series of 8 episodes based on novels with the same name written by  R. L. Stine. There are different stories of all the 8 episodes.

Its a perfect watch for the kids with a few scares that are not exaggerated. The first episodes is about the girl Veronica who sets the girls free by breaking the spell of a strict school that forces the girls to dress the same and have the same hair cut too.

The other episodes have a different story line.

All in all, it is a good series to watch this Halloween with a standard duration of each episode being 24 minutes.

The imbd rating is 5.7.

Concluding Disney Halloween Movies:

In this article, we’ve compiled a list of 52 Disney Halloween movies to watch in 2023. We’ve covered everything from the classics like Hocus Pocus and Halloweentown to newer films that are sure to become new favourites on your family movie night lineup. No matter what you’re looking for, there is something here for everyone!

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Christina William

An avid traveler, always thrilled with the idea of exploring new places, Christina loves to strike off destinations from her bucket list whenever she gets an opportunity. Two constants of her life, whether at home or on the go, are Disney and Marvel shows and movies.

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