Halloween, a holiday to have trouble and make it double, decorate your house with monsters, spiders, bats, go to haunted houses and corn mazes. This holiday, that usually lasts a whole month of celebrations is the perfect season for Halloween Thrills, Festivity, Chills and Fantasy. In this article we will outline some of the best Halloween movies of all times.
Is a 1980’s movie directed by John Carpenter, it’s main narrative is about ghosts. A glowing fog is sweeping over Antonio Bay, a fictional small coastal town in California, which brings all the vengeful mariners killed in the Elizabeth Dane shipwreck 100 years before. This is a perfect movie for Halloween because it tells the story about a spirit of a campfire ghost.
Cabin in the Woods
Directed by Drew Goddard, is a 2012 American Horror Comedy Film, is full of horror and jokes, is about a group of five young people in a deserted cabin in the forest, where they are intoxicated with drugs that alter their state of mind, increase their libido and hinder their rational thinking. This instant cult classic turned many horror tropes inside out. Definitely a meta-horror movie.
Is a 1999 American film directed by Tim Burton, Starring Johnny Depp and Christina Ricci, and based on the 1820 story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”. The movie centers on Ichabod Crane (Johnny Depp), a detective sent on an investigation regarding a series of beheadings cause by the Headless Horseman in the remote Village of Sleepy Hollow. This film represents one of Tim Burton’s trademarks, and it also narrates the romance between Ichabod and, local beauty, Katrina Van Tassel (Christina Ricci). This movie fits perfectly the Halloween spirit you are looking for.
Is a 2013 American supernatural horror film, about a family -Roger and Carolyn Perron and their Five daughters Andrea, Nancy, Christine, Cindy and April- that’s being bothered by spirits in their farmhouse and a married couple -Ed and Lorraine Warren- who wanted to help them, and had recently investigated about the possessed doll ”Annabelle”. It talks about scary unbeatable diabolical forces things that could exist every day.
The Monster Squad
Is a 1987 American Horror Comedy film, directed by Fred Dekker, is a Halloween movie directed to kids. Is not the kind that would scare old bloods, I mean adults, but kids would definitely love seeing it. This film is about a group of preteens who idolize classic monster movies, The Mummy, Frankenstein, The Woofman, etc. assembled by Count Dracula.
Is a 1973 American supernatural horror film, based in the 1971 novel of the same name written by Wiliam Peter Blatty and directed by William Friedkin. It tells the story about a 12-year-old girl’s – Regan MacNeil, demonic possession. This film was multiple award-nominated, has incredible performances and heavy thematic materials. It’s considered to be the scariest movie ever made.
Is a 1993 American comedy horror fantasy film directed by Kenny Ortega, and is considered one of most popular Halloween movies of all time. This film follows the story about three sister witches who are summoned by three teenagers in Salem Massachusetts on Halloween night. This movie is filled with endless laughs and spooks for the whole family.