Halloween movies like ‘A Quiet Place,’ ‘Hocus Pocus’ and more can be found on streaming
One of the best parts of Halloween are the movies.
Whether you’re looking for something goofy and family-friendly or something to knock your socks off, there are plenty of options for you to choose from.
Here are nine Halloween movies to stream, and where to find them:
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1. “A Quiet Place”
One of the biggest hits of 2018, “A Quiet Place”, centered on a family living in a post-apocalyptic world, forced to live in silence to avoid being ravaged by demons.
Interestingly, the movie “The Office” was written and directed by John Krasinski — Jim — but that doesn’t make it any less scary.
Better yet, it now has a sequel that’s got the same amount of thrill and coolness as the original.
Mold: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Noah Jupp, Millicent Simmonds
Where to find it: Paramount+, Google Play, Vudu, Microsoft Store, iTunes
A Halloween classic: “Psycho” centers on a young woman who visits a motel dominated by an angry, controlling psychopath.
A Hitchcock flick, you can get your jump-scare fix while watching this Oscar-nominated film.
Mold: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin
Where to find it: Showtime, Amazon Prime, iTunes, Google Play, Vudu, YouTube
This 1993 comedy stars Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker as 17th-century cookie witches who are brought back to life by a boy from modern-day Salem.
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No need to fear, kids will love it.
Mold: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Nazimyo
Where to find it: Disney+, Amazon Prime, Microsoft Store, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play, YouTube. This also airs frequently on freeform throughout the month of October
Another one for the family, this film is an adaptation of RL Stein’s children’s books.
It is a storybook centered on all kinds of creatures escaping, with Jack Black and his crew working to save the day.
Mold: Jack Black, Amy Ryan, Dylan Minnette
Where to find it: fuboTV, Amazon Prime, Microsoft Store, iTunes, Google Play, YouTube, Vudu
5. “Bird Box”
Set in another post-apocalyptic world, Sandra Bullock must take other people’s children safely to an oasis, warding off demons that avoid seeing them at all costs.
Mold: Sandra Bullock, John Malkovich, Sarah Paulson, Jackie Weaver
Where to find it: Netflix
Everyone loves a friendly ghost, or at least Cat and Dr. Harvey once they meet him in their new dig: a haunted, crumbling mansion.
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Mold: Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci
Where to find it: Amazon Prime, iTunes, Google Play, YouTube, Vudu, Microsoft Store
What’s Halloween without Bill Murray and his proton pack?
Follow him and his crew as they try to free New York City from all kinds of scary spirits.
Mold: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver
Where to find it: Hulu, fuboTV, Amazon Prime, iTunes, Google Play, YouTube, Vudu
The whole family will love watching the eccentric Beetlejuice help a recently deceased couple get rid of the occupants of their home.
Mold: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton;
Where to find it: Amazon Prime, iTunes, Google Play, YouTube, Vudu
9. “Halloween Kills”
The long-running “Halloween” franchise featuring the murderous and masked Michael Myers returns for the ninth entry in the saga.
This time, the men terrorized by Myers’ team try to try and stop his crimes.
“Halloween Kills” hits theaters on October 15 and will stream on Peacock.
Mold: Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Judy Greer, Anthony Michael Hall
Where to find it: In theaters on October 15 and on Peacock.