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Best Halloween 2016 Movie for All Ages

Halloween 2016 movie

Halloween 2016 movie
Halloween 2016 movie

Now that Halloween 2016 movie is upon us again people love to watch horror movies. The young and the old love horror movies, and Halloween movies. There’s so many to choose from that the list was overflowing with suggestions. While the Halloween 2016 movie list from movies released this year has been fairly short there are many movies from the past that are great for this year. But it leaves behind a nice paper trail of movies in its aftermath.

Best Adult Halloween Movie 2016

The Conjuring 2 (2016)

The Conjuring 2 (2016) - Halloween 2016 movie
The Conjuring 2 (2016) – Halloween 2016 movie

The Conjuring is a movie based off of the Enfield Haunting, and directed by James Wan. The Conjuring follows Ed and Lorriane Warren, paranormal investigators. Lorianne who has the ability to connect with the dead has been asked to help discover what has happened in the Ammityville House. While having an out of body experience, which gives her the ability to come in contact with a Demonic Nun who one of the main characters throughout the whole movie.

Like the previous Conjuring movie with children in trouble, and a mother who’s trying to make ends meat. But what makes it different is that one of her four children is found sleep walking, and becomes possessed. The possession is what makes the Ed and Lorriane very critical pieces of this movie. The Conjuring 2 is a great Halloween 2016 movie that was released in 2016.

It’s almost mind boggling to think that Lights Out was actually a three minute short film before being turned into a full length movie. Like the short film Lights Out starts almost the same way, in a factory. It all begins when the Ester (played by Lotta Lostson), sees a ghostly image of a woman who only appears when they lights go out. Lights out has a few jump scare, monster moments to make any one feel uneasy around Halloween.

Mama (2013)

Mama (2013)
Mama (2013)

After the stock market crash a father leaves his daughters in a cabin in the woods, to shoot them. Mama the unsettled spirit has other plans and kills the father. Years later the girls uncle is on the hunt to find out what has happened to her nieces. He comes across the house where his nieces were to be shot, to find them still alive.

The uncle takes the girls home to help “re-domesticate” his nieces. Once at home they get visited by mama. They learn the back story of the ghost spirit Annabelle (mama) and what has happened to her. The movie is a stay glued to your seat movie, and great for popcorn on Halloween.

The Amityville Horror (2005)

The Amityville Horror (2005)
The Amityville Horror (2005)

The Amityville House is a classic Halloween 2016 movie. George and Kathy Lutz move into the Ammityville House with their three children. Not too long after the family moves in strange things start happening. The youngest child Chelsea claims to have befriended a young girl named Jodie, which was a spirit of the dead children who were murdered in the house in 1974.

As time passes even George’s attitude changes from being nice calm and loving to abusive. Kathy thinks that George’s abusive attitude is due to demonic possession. The movie is full of twists and turns, is best if watched if the lights are turned down.

Children of The Corn (1984)

Children of The Corn (1984)
Children of The Corn (1984)

Children of the Corn is one of the oldest movies on the list, but it is by far a classic for any Halloween 2016 movie. Before it was movie Children of the Corn was a Stephen King Novel.

Children products of mass hysteria. The children kill their parents and end up taking refuge in a corn field. The movie takes a change when a traveling teacher and his wife come to town and they run over a child who ran out of the corn field. When they took the child to town they learned all about the child cult like following.

American Werewolf In London (1981)

This is one of those of those movies that blurs the lines of comedy and horror films. It has a bit of comedy and a bit of scares. American Warewolf in London is about two American tourists that are in London, and in London they go to a bar. In the bar they’re told by the patrons not to go near the road at night during a full moon, because of werewolves.

The men didn’t listen and are attacked by werewolves where one person is killed and the other is hurt. The one guy is warned by his dead friend that he’d turn into a werewolf when the full moon hits. Which starts a non stop chain reaction and very interesting movie.

Hellraiser (1987)

Since it came out everyone knows of Hellraiser, and for and as for a Halloween 2016 movie. It still a movie everyone remembers and knows about. The movie about Frank who gets a box from a magician and is transported to where the Cenobites are that torture him. The only way he was awakened from his spot on the floor was when the new family moves into the house and Larry cuts himself and bleeds on the floor.

Frank once revived needs women so he sends Julia to the bar. Most of us know the iconic movie, but Hellraiser is one of those movies that bypasses all Halloween.

Best Halloween Movies For Kids 2016

All of the movies in this list are P-13 or under, since everyone needs a bit of a scare. None of these movies are out right scary though.

Coraline (2007)

Coraline may be a movie that’s not suitable for children under the age of 7 because of it’s spooky nature. Coraline is based off of the book with the same name and directed by Herny Selik who directed The Nightmare Before Christmas. Coraline is unhappy about the way her parents are treating her and wishes for things to be different. She meets a young boy named Waybie, who hands her a doll, which unlocks a magical world unlike her own. Coraline is in love with this world. The movie is known to captivate the young and the old alike.

Corpse Bride (2005)

In a tale of true love the Corpse Bride has a hint of Tim Burton’s scary atmosphere, but as a beautiful classic. Victor is to be married to Victoria, but during the wedding practice he runs off. When he runs off he accidentally slips the ring on the finger of a corpse during one of his sulking moments, and is transported to the world of the dead. Victor doesn’t want to marry the corpse woman. He just has to find his way back to the world of the living to be with his wife to be.

Casper (1998)

Based up on the beloved children’s cartoon, with a bit of a twist. Casper lives with his three uncles, Stretch, Stinky and Fatso. It was until Dr. Harvey a psychologist and his daughter Kat are hired to live in the house with Casper and his uncles. Dr. Harvey is being hired to remove the ghosts so Carriagan, a woman who’s dad didn’t leave money to her in his will. Kat ends up befriending Capser.

Addams Family Reunion (1998)

The Addams family is a family most people have known to love. In Addams Family Reunion the family people have grown to love aren’t as lovable anymore, the whole family are turning normal after a couple who had a piece of mail to for a family reunion addressed to the Addams Mansion.
For a movie made in 1995, Addams Family Reunion, is a movie that should be a Halloween movie for every year. It’s one of the few out of the Addams family series that’s at least geared towards kids a little bit more.

Hocus Pocus (1993)

In the year 1693, the Sanderson sisters were hung for being witches, and 300 years later Max, a young boy lights a candle and brings the witches back to life. Max, his sister Dannie and hopeful girlfriend Allison, are on a mission to save the rest of the children of Salem from the sisters. The team is joined by Zachary Binx, and Billy (a former lover of one of the sisters) to help stop the sisters from their evil ways. Hocus Pocus is a movie that has been a staple of many house holds and is still a Halloween 2016 movie, at least until Hocus Pocus 2 is released.

ET (1982)

ET is an alien botanist who gets left on earth by his family and befriends a young boy named Eliot. Eliot tires to teach ET about the world around him while keeping ET secret. The pair eventually become telepathically a telepathically connected bond. Meanwhile ET, wants to go back home with his family, and devises a way that he can contact them so he can be taken back home to his home planet.

Monster High Boo York Boo York (2015)

Most of the Monster High movies are perfect Halloween movies for children, but Boo York Boo York is one of the latest movies. Cleo De NIle’s family is trying to start her own empire, and Catty Noir is finding their music. Clawdeen meets up with a DJ, who doesn’t want to be a DJ anymore and wants to do something else with his life. Monster High Boo York Boo York, has the dolls that the children love, and a story line both children an adult would love. Since the girls are also based off of dolls most of the Halloween movie might actually spawn a Christmas list.

Edward Scissor Hands (1990)

Edward is an inventors unfinished invention. Edwards inventor was supposed to attach hands, but died before he could finish Edward leaving Edward with only scissors for his hands. Edward is a lone for most of his life, but when Peg, the neighborhood Avon lady comes to the door she takes sympathy on Edward. Peg takes Edward back home with her to live with her and her family, Both Edward and the town feel a little uneasy about him living around people.

Edward soon discovers that he has talents even tough he only has scissors for hands. Edward Scissor hands is a good movie to make anyone feel like belong in the world. Halloween wouldn’t be the same without Edward Scissor Hands.

Young Frankenstein (1974)

Young Frankenstein was selected mainly for the memory of the late Gene Wilder. In Young Frankenstein, the famous Fredrick Frankenstein left his lab to his grandson Victor Frankenstein (Gene Wilder). At first Victor wants nothing to with the castle that was left to him to the point he pronounces his name different. Victor, starts earning to go back to the castle, and realizes why his grandfather had loved the place so much. He even befriends a hunchback known as Igor and a lab assistant named Inga. Victor tries to reanimate his grandfather’s monster creation and forgets to flip an important switch on his monster.

The switch turns the monster haywire. As one of the late Gene Wilder’s classic but almost forgotten movies Young Frankenstein is a movie that both kids and adults will love.

Gremlins (1984)

Gizmo the worlds most beloved Gremlin is a classic for children and adults. Billy was given a creature known as a Mogawi from his father and was given three rules; 1) Not to feed it after midnight 2) No bright lights 3)and do not give it water. Billy’s friend Gizmo the friendly Mogawi gets water accidentally spilled upon Gizmo by Billy’s friend. Gizmo then multiplies and the little gremlins end up raking havoc in the city. This movie teaches kids about some of the early 90’s pop culture and is a fantastic choice for a Halloween 2016 movie.

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