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As we all start pulling our costumes and scarecrows out of storage, you and your family can kick off the spooky season right with some Disney Halloween movies.

Scary movies are one of the best parts of the holiday, but it’s usually hard to find some options that won’t scare the kiddos. Disney Plus has plenty of family-friendly options that won’t have your kids sleeping in bed with you for the next couple of months. From Disney classics to some new gems, we’ve got a solid list of Disney Halloween movies to bring the ghouls and goblins out of everyone.

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1. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993, PG)

Disney Original Movie The Nightmare Before Christmas

Cast: Chris Sarandon, Catherine O’Hara, William Hickey, Ken Page

Run time: 1 hour 16 minutes

The Nightmare Before Christmas is probably one of the only movies that doubles as a Disney Halloween movie AND a Christmas movie. Jack Skellington is the Pumpkin King in Halloween Town but wants to come for Santa Claus’s turf when he stumbles into Christmas Town. Although he means well, he makes Christmas a scary affair for everyone. This Tim Burton movie has some of the most memorable musical numbers that’ll have everyone singing along.

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2. The Haunted Mansion (2003, PG)

Disney Original Movie The Haunted Mansion DVD

Cast: Eddie Murphy, Marsha Thomson, Jennifer Tilly, Terence Stamp, Wallace Shawn, Andrew Gunn, Nathaniel Parker

Run Time: 1 hour 26 minutes

This Eddie Murphy Disney Halloween movie is based on the popular attraction at Disney World. The Haunted Mansion follows a real estate agent and his family getting trapped in … a haunted mansion, of course. They try to escape but realize they’ve gotten into more than they bargained for.

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3. Hocus Pocus (1993, PG)

Disney Original Movie Hocus Pocus DVD

Cast: Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler, Omri Katz, Thora Birch, Kathy Najimy

Run Time: 1 hour 36 minutes

No Disney Halloween movies list is complete without Hocus Pocus. Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy make up the legendary three evil witches who get released by three kids on Halloween night. This cult classic has a sing-along soundtrack and tons of quotable lines to make for a fun family evening.

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4. Hocus Pocus 2 (2022, PG)

Disney Original Movie Hocus Pocus 2

Cast: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, Doug Jones

Run Time: Unknown

The Sanderson sisters are once again going to be released in modern-day Salem after three kids let them loose on the world. The Disney Halloween movie sequel will be available exclusively on Disney Plus on Sept. 30, 2022.

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5. Twitches (2005, PG)

Disney Original Movie Twitches DVD

Cast: Tia Mowry, Tamera Mowry, Patrick Fabian

Run Time: 1 hour 26 minutes

Twitches is like Parent Trap mixed with Sabrina, the Teenage Witch. It’s the story of two girls, Alex and Camryn, who were separated at birth before finding each other as teens and discovering their unusual witch powers. (It’s not unlike the premise of the Mowrys’ 1990s TV show Sister, Sister, plus magic.)

They realize two are better than one, and they band together to try to save the world.

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6. Twitches Too (2007, TV-PG)

Disney Original Movie Twitches Too

Cast: Tamera Mowry, Tia Mowry, Patrick Fabian, Arnold Pinnock

Run Time: 1 hour 23 minutes

This is the sequel to Twitches, who are now known for the fact that they are witchy royalty. But with great power comes great responsibility, and the twins don’t know how to handle it.

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7. Spooky Buddies (2011, G)

Disney Original Movie Spooky Buddies DVD

Cast: Harland Williams, Sierra McCormick, Genevieve Hannelius, Pat Finn, Jennifer Elsie Cox

Run Time: 1 hour 28 minutes

If your kids love Paw Patrol, then there’s a high chance they’ll love Spooky Buddies. Spooky Buddies is the fifth installment of the Air Buddies series and shows a group of cute talking dogs investigating a haunted mansion only to get tangled up with an evil pup named Warwick the Warlock.

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8. Frankenweenie (2012, PG)

Disney Original Movie Frankenweenie DVD

Cast: Martin Landau, Charlie Tahan, Catherine O’Hara, and Martin Short

Run Time: 1 hour 27 minutes

Frankenweenie truly explores the idea that a dog is a boy’s best friend. Frankenweenie is a kid-friendly adaptation of the Mary Shelley novel, except instead of a man being brought back from the dead, it’s a dog named Sparky. Similar in style and tone to The Nightmare Before Christmas, this movie is also done in stop-motion style.

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9. Coco (2017, PG)

Disney Original Movie Coco DVD

Cast: Alana Ubach, Benjamin Bratt, Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal

Run Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

Coco is a culturally rich, colorful celebration of the traditional Mexican holiday Day of the Dead, another Halloween-season festivity. The movie is about a 12-year-old boy whose path leads him to search for his ancestors in the Land of the Dead.

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10. Maleficent (2014, PG)

Disney Original Movie Maleficent DVD

Cast: Sharlto Copley, Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley

Run Time: 1 hour 37 minutes

Maleficent is a great choice for fairytale lovers. It tells the story of a beautiful young woman living an ideal life in a jungle until she becomes a sinister creature due to a betrayal. Maleficent is not only entertaining, but you can get some great costume inspiration from watching.

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11. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019, PG)

Disney Original Movie Maleficent Mistress of Evil

Cast: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Michelle Pfeifer, Harris Dickinson, Ed Skrein

Run Time: 1 hour 58 minutes

Maleficent distances herself from her goddaughter, Aurora, when she opposes her engagement with Prince Phillip. Unknown to them, an enemy lurks, waiting to capitalize on their discord and destroy all that they love.

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12. Smart House (1999, NR)

Disney Original Movie Smart House DVD

Cast: Kevin Kilner, Katie Volding, Katey Sagal, Ryan Merriman

Run Time: 1 hour 23 minutes

The plot of Smart House is quickly becoming a reality, thanks to all of the Alexa devices running our homes. In the movie, Ben Copper and his family live in a smart house that is run by a virtual assistant called PAT.

Eventually, Ben programs PAT to become a mother figure, but the smart home takes it too far. Hopefully, Alexa doesn’t try to take our lives over, but you never know.

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12. The Black Cauldron (1985, PG)

Disney Original Movie The Black Cauldron

Cast: John Byner, John Hurt, Grant Bardsley, Susan Sheridan

Run Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

The Black Cauldron brings on the mid-80s cheesy fun that the whole family can enjoy. It follows a story of a young boy in Prydain who aims to fulfill his dreams and challenge an evil king so that he can become a heroic knight.

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13. James and the Giant Peach (1996, PG)

Disney Original Movie James and the Giant Peach DVD

Cast: Paul Terry, Susan Sarandon, Richard Dreyfuss, Miriam Margolyes, Simon Callow

Run Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Based on the classic Roald Dahl book, James and the Giant Peach is as creepy as it is mythical. The orphaned James goes to live with his mean aunts before finding solace in a magical piece of fruit. This classic film is a perfect way to get into the spooky spirit.

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14. Halloweentown (1998, NR)

Disney Original Movie Halloweentown DVD

Cast: Kimberley J. Brown, Debbie Reynolds, Joey Zimmerman, Marnie Piper

Run Time: 1 hour 24 minutes

A town where it’s Halloween all year long? Count me in! Three kids — Marnie, Sophie, and Dylan — follow their grandmother to discover she lives in a mystical place called Halloweentown. Not only that, but they also find out they come from a family of witches. They must fulfill their destiny by fighting off evil forces before it’s too late.

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15. Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge (2001, TV-PG)

Disney Original Movie Halloweentown 2 Kalabar's Revenge

Cast: Kimberly J. Brown, Daniel Kountz, Joey Zimmerman, Debbie Reynolds

Run Time: 1 hour 21 minutes

The Halloweentown film series has a lot of additions. So many that you could have a Halloweentown movie marathon. This is the second installment in the saga and follows Marnie and her sister back into Halloweentown. They discover that an evil warlock has stolen their grandmother’s book of spells, and now he wants to use it on humans.

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16. Halloweentown High (2004, TV-G)

Disney Original Movie Halloweentown High

Cast: Kimberly J. Brown, Joey Zimmerman, Debbie Reynolds

Run Time: 1 hour 22 minutes

In the third installment of the Halloweentown series, Marnie recruits several Halloweentown people to join high school in her world and ensures them that no one will harm them. But things go left when they encounter the evil Knight of the Iron Dagger. Now it’s up to her to save them.

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17. Return to Halloweentown (2006, TV-PG)

Disney Original Movie Return to Halloweentown

Cast: Sara Paxton, Kimberly J. Brown, Joey Zimmerman, Debbie Reynolds

Run Time: 1 hour 28 minutes

Marnie gets admitted to the most prestigious Witch University in Halloweentown. However, her collegiate goals get sidetracked when she discovers an ancient secret in this fourth Halloweentown movie.

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18. Mr. Boogedy (1986, PG)

Disney Original Movie Mr. Boogedy DVD

Cast: Mimi Kennedy, Richard Masur, David Faustino, Benjamin Gregory

Run Time: 45 minutes

If you want to show your family some vintage slapstick fun, then Mr. Boogedy should be your top choice for movie night. When a slimy salesman and his family move into a new house, they brush off the bumps in the night as nothing more than pranks. After a while, they can’t deny the hauntings, especially when they run into the dangerous Mr. Boogedy man.

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19. Bride of Boogedy (1987, G)

Disney Original Movie Bride of Boogedy

Cast: Mimi Kennedy, David Faustino, Tammy Lauren, Richard Masur

Run Time: 1 hour 40 minutes

Have you seen Mr. Boogedy? Now, you have to watch the sequel — Bride of Boogedy. Mr. Boogedy is back at it again and harassing the poor Davis family, and this time he’s on a mission.

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20. The Scream Team (2002, PG)

Disney Original Movie The Scream Team DVD

Cast: Kat Dennings, Robert Bockstael, Eric Idle, Mark Rendall

Run Time: 1 hour 28 minutes

Claire and Ian visit their childhood home for their grandfather’s funeral only to find out the house is a portal for ghosts who can’t quite make it to the afterlife. They discover their grandfather is one of the ghosts and try to help him make it to the other side.

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21. Girl vs. Monster (2012, PG)

Disney Original Movie Girl vs. Monster DVD

Cast: Olivia Holt, Luke Benward, Katherine McNamara, Keris Dorsey

Run Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

As the daughter of monster hunters, Skylar knows how to care for herself. However, one day before her date at the biggest party of the school year, she accidentally releases a monster into the wild that she must get to before it gets to her family.

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22. Muppets Haunted Mansion (2021, PG)

Disney Original Movie Muppets Haunted Mansion

Cast: Bill Barreta, Dave Goelz, Skai Jackson Bust, Darren Criss Caretaker, Taraji P. Henson

Run Time: 49 minutes

This is the crossover we never knew we needed. Gonzo skips the annual Muppets Halloween party and challenges himself to spend the night in the notorious Haunted Mansion from Disneyland.

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23. The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (2010, PG)

Disney Original Movie The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel, Teresa Palmer, Alfred Molina, Monica Bellucci

Run Time: 1 hour 49 minutes

Master sorcerer, Balthazar Blake, hires an apprentice named Dave to teach him the way of magic and wizardry. They get tangled up in a fight against evil and have to save Manhattan. This story of love, magic, and determination is a great feel-good option for the family.

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24. Lego Star Wars: Terrifying Tales (2021, G)

Disney Original Movie Lego Star Wars Terrifying Tales

Cast: Jake Green, Dana Snyder, Tony Hale, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn

Run Time: 44 minutes

This spooky-season movie revolves around a crash landing that finds Poe Dameron and BB-8 on the planet of Mustafar. They tell scary stories about Star Wars legends like Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, and Darth Maul. This option is kid-friendly and has mild violence, with hand-to-hand combat and light sabers.

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25. Under Wraps (2021, TV-Y7)

Disney Original Movie Under Wraps

Cast: Mario Yedidia, Clara Bryant, Bill Fagerbakke, Corinne Bohrer, Adam Wylie

Run Time: 1 hour 35 minutes

If you’ve seen the nostalgic 1997 original of this movie, you’ll love the remake. It follows the shenanigans of three 12-year-old kids who accidentally encounter a 3,000-year-old mummy before the scariest day of the year — Halloween.

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26. Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971, G)

Disney Original Movie Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Cast: Angela Lansbury, Ian Weighill, Roy Snart, David Tomlinson

Run Time: 2 hours 19 minutes

During the Battle of Britain, evil Nazi forces are taking over, and it’s up to a witch-in-training to defeat them. This old classic is a must-watch for every generation.

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27. The Black Hole (1979, PG)

Disney Original Movie The Black Hole

Cast: Maximilian Schell, Robert Forster, Joseph Botoms, Yvette Mimieux, Anthony Perkins

Run Time: 1 hour 38 minutes

The stunning film follows an intelligent research scientist who discovers the missing U.S.S. Cygnus in deep space near a black hole and tries to find the mystery behind it.

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28. Return to Oz (1985, PG)

Disney Original Movie Return to Oz

Cast: Nicole Williamson, Jean Marsh, Piper Laurie, Fairuza Balk

Run Time: 1 hour 53 minutes

An unofficial sequel to The Wizard of Oz, this movie has a macabre, Halloween-themed twist. The new characters of Jack Pumpkinhead and Princess Ozma, the rightful ruler of Oz, join Dorothy on her return to the fantastical world.

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29. The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949, G)

Disney Original Movie The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad

Cast: Bing Crosby, Basil Rathbone, Eric Blore, Pinto Colvig

Run Time: 1 hour 8 minutes

This film combines the classic stories of The Wind in the Willows and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. It has all of the best ingredients for an entertaining Halloween movie. A love triangle, adventure, and … a headless horseman.

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30. Growing Fangs (2021, TV-PG)

Disney Original Growing Fangs

Cast: Keyla Monterroso Mejia, Cristela Alonzo, Olivia Sullivent, Gilberto Ortiz

Run Time: 19 minutes

This is a short film, but it packs a great story in a short time. It’s about Mexican-American teenager Val Garcia — a half-human and half-vampire. She is struggling hard to keep her identity a secret from both worlds.

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31. Into the Woods (2014, PG)

Disney Original Movie Into the Woods

Cast: Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Johnny Depp

Run Time: 2 hours 5 minutes

Everyone loves a good musical, and Into the Woods is a perfect family sing-along. This movie is a fusion of a few classic fairytales. It’s about a couple who wishes to have a child, but the only way is to break a curse by gathering ingredients for a magic potion.

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32. Monsters, Inc. (2001, G)

Disney Original Movie Monsters Inc.

Cast: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Pete Docter, Bonnie Hunt

Run Time: 1 hour 36 minutes

Monsters, Inc. is a must-watch, even if it isn’t Halloween. But because it’s that time of year, you should add this to your Disney Halloween movies roster.

Two best friends, Sully and Mike — the top scarers working at the Monsteropolis power company — are scared when a human girl enters their world.

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33. Escape to Witch Mountain (1975, G)

Disney Original Movie Escape to Witch Mountain

Cast: Ike Eisenmann, Eddie Albert, Kim Richards, Ray Milland

Run Time: 1 hour 37 minutes

While not necessarily among Disney Halloween movies, this classic story is about two young orphans who possess secret telekinetic powers and telepathic communication. A millionaire tries to exploit their abilities … and we won’t give away the rest.

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34. Don’t Look Under the Bed (1999, TV-PG)

Disney Original Movie Don't Look Under the Bed

Cast: Ty Hodges, Erin Chambers, Stephen Tobolowsky, Jake Sakson

Run Time: 1 hour 40 minutes

This one used to haunt me when I was little. The Boogeyman is real for a teenage girl who keeps getting framed for the creature’s pranks. She calls on the help of her brother’s imaginary friend, but the fight to get rid of the monster becomes complicated.

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35. Mom’s Got a Date With a Vampire (2000, TV-PG)

Disney Original Movie Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire

Cast: Caroline Rhea, Charles Shaughnessy, Mat O’Leary, Laura Vandervoort

Run Time: 1 hour 25 minutes

The Hansen kids set their mother up with a blind date so that they could get her out of the house. The only problem is that the suitor turns out to be a vampire.

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36. Phantom of the Megaplex (2000, TV-G)

Disney Original Movie Phantom of the Megaplex

Cast: Taylor Handley, Mickey Rooney, Caitlin Wachs, Corinne Bohrer

Run Time: 1 hour 29 minutes

Phantom of the Megaplex is a Halloween mystery comedy that follows local movie theater employee Pete Riley. He and his friends are excited about an upcoming movie premiere, but on the big night, a mischievous phantom attempts to sabotage it. Who is the Phantom of the Megaplex? Gotta watch to find out!

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37. The Ghosts of Buxley Hall (1980, TV-PG)

Disney Original Movie Ghosts of Buxley Hall

Cast: Victor French, Rad Daly, Louise Latham, Dick O’Neill

Run Time: 2 hours

The ghosts of the century-old Buxley Hall look to a 13-year-old heir to a fortune to help financially save the institution they haunt.

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38. Zombies (2018, TV-PG)

Disney Original Movie Zombies

Cast: Milo Manheim, Meg Donnelly, Kylee Russell, Trevor Tordjman, James Godfrey

Run Time: 1 hour 34 minutes

In a world where zombies coexist with humans, a zombie football player develops a strong bond with a human cheerleader. However, when people look down on their relationship, they decide to change things in their town.

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39. Zombies 2 (2020, TV-G)

Disney Original Movie Zombies 2

Cast: Milo Manheim, Meg Donnelly, Kylee Russell, Trevor Tordjman, James Godfrey

Run Time: 1 hour 23 minutes

Zed and Addison are still working together to create a world where zombies and humans can live together in harmony. However, when werewolves come into town, their relationship gets strained.

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40. Edward Scissorhands (1990, PG-13)

Disney Original Movie Edward Scissorhands

Cast: Winona Ryder, Johnny Depp, Kathy Baker, Vincent Price, Dianne Wiest

Run Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

Any Tim Burton movie is an excellent choice among Disney Halloween movies. This horror Halloween movie is about a scientist who crafts a human-like man but dies before completing him.

The incomplete human roams around as an outcast in society until a local lady welcomes him into her home.

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42. Cruella (2021, PG-13)

Disney Original Movie Cruella

Cast: Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, Joel Fry, John McCrea

Run Time: 2 hours 14 minutes

If you’ve seen 101 Dalmatians, you know this is the villain’s origin story. A meek nobody tries to make it in the fashion industry but transforms into Cruella de Vil when she befriends a fashion legend.

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