20 Family Friendly Halloween Movies

1
Casper
Fun Fact: This is the first feature film where the computer-animated character is the title character.
2
Casper Meets Wendy
Fun Fact: This movie marks Hilary Duff's film debut.
3
Hocus Pocus
Fun Fact: The script was originally written to be a Disney Channel Original Movie, but it caught the attention of bigger studio heads at Disney, and they felt it would do well theatrically. Smart move on their parts!
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4
The Addams Family
Fun Fact: The Addams Family house set was built on Stage 3/8, the same stage as the house set from the 1964 TV series. It cost $100,000 to create.
5
Addams Family Values
Fun Fact: Carol Kane (Grandmama) is about a full a year younger than Anjelica Huston, who portrayed her daughter, Morticia Addams.
6
Monsters, Inc.
Fun Fact: It roughly took 11-12 hours to render a single frame of Sulley because he has 2.3 million individually animated hairs.
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7
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
Fun Fact: After this special originally aired, children from all over the country mailed candy to Charlie Brown. Were you one of them?
8
Coraline
Fun Fact: At one hour and forty minutes long, this is the longest stop-motion film.
9
ParaNorman
Fun Fact: Mitch (Neil's older brother)is the typical dumb jock and might be the first openly gay animated character in a "kids" movie.
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10
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride
Fun Fact: Multiple puppets had to be created to fit filming in a 55-week schedule. By the end, there were 14 puppets of the Bride and Victor were created, and 13 were created of Victoria.
11
Frankenweenie
Fun Fact: In thhe pet cemetery, you can see the grave of Zero from 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' (1993).
12
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Fun Fact: Alan Rickman (Severus Snape) was handpicked by J.K. Rowling. She gave him special instructions for his character, some of the information was not revealed to readers until the final novel.
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13
Halloweentown
Fun Fact: Halloweentown was followed with 3 sequels, but the 3 (Return to Halloweentown) does not feature the same actress for Marni. Sarah Paxton takes over for Kimberly J. Brown.
14
The Black Cauldron
Fun Fact: It was the first Disney animated theatrical feature to receive a PG rating. It even had to be edited two times to avoid a PG-13 rating.
15
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Fun Fact: This movie took 5 years to make, as it required tons of CGI to create.
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16
Monster House
Fun Fact: To keep it's PG rating, the people that were eaten (Bones, the cops and the dog) had to be brought back to life during the end credits.
17
The Witches
Fun Fact: Most of the witches in the meeting scene are actually men in women's clothing.
18
Young Frankenstein
Fun Fact: Gene Wilder has said this is his favorite of all the films he's made, even over 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.'
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19
The Little Vampire
Fun Fact: The family's name "Sackville-Bagg" is a toss up to J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit", as Bilbo and Frodo Baggins are related to the "Sackville Bagginses".
20
Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas
Fun Fact: Zero's nose might appear red, but it is actually a tiny glowing jack-o'-lantern.

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