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List of Disney Halloween Movies

Updated on October 15, 2013

Have You Seen All These Disney Halloween Movies?

Disney knows how to make great family movies, and even the "scary" ones aren't really so scary. Here's a list of Disney Halloween movies that you can purchase or rent online to view at home. They're fun viewing for the whole family and will get you ready for a fun night of trick-or-treating. Or watch one every night to count down the days until Halloween.

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Disney Halloween Movies on DVD, Blu-Ray or Instant Video - Which are your favorites?

All of these Disney Halloween movies are currently available to buy or rent online. Since they're from Disney, most of them are suitable for the entire family, but some may be a little too scary for younger kids. Be sure to read the full reviews to see which ones are best for your family.

The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (Disney Gold Classic Collection)
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (Disney Gold Classic Collection)

This DVD includes two short films that were released in 1949: The Wind in the Willows and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. The first short is about a rambunctious toad who likes cars. The second one is the classic Washington Irving story of Ichabod Crane, who comes in contact with a headless horseman.

 
The Watcher in the Woods
The Watcher in the Woods

Two American girls move into an old British manor in the woods and find that it is home to a ghost who appears in mirrors and makes things go bump in the night. Bette Davis stars as an elderly woman whose daughter died in a mysterious fire many years ago.

 
Something Wicked This Way Comes
Something Wicked This Way Comes

Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker are three witches who have come back from the dead to haunt Salem, Massachusetts hundreds of years after their death there. But with this cast and a Disney label, the film is more fun than fear-invoking.

 
Hocus Pocus [Blu-ray]
Hocus Pocus [Blu-ray]

Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker are three witches who have come back from the dead to haunt Salem, Massachusetts hundreds of years after their death there. But with this cast and a Disney label, the film is more fun than fear-invoking.

 
The Nightmare Before Christmas (Special Edition)
The Nightmare Before Christmas (Special Edition)

Tim Buton's Nightmare Before Christmas is better suited for Halloween than for Christmas, as it tells the tale of Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town. Jack is tired of ghosts and goblins and spooky things, so when he stumbles into Christmas Town, he devises a plot to take over Christmas. Unfortunately, the other residents of Halloween Town doesn't quite understand the spirit of the season.

 

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Halloweentown / Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge (Double Feature)
Halloweentown / Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge (Double Feature)

This DVD set comes with two HalloweenTown movies. In the first, when a teenage girl's grandmother comes to visit, she discovers the truth that her mom has been hiding from her - she's a teenage witch. The second movie takes place two years later, after the teenager has defeated an evil warlock. Now he's back to try again.

 
The Haunted Mansion [Blu-ray]
The Haunted Mansion [Blu-ray]

Eddie Murphy stars in this comedy adventure about a real estate agent and his family who encounter ghosts aplenty when they have to spend the night in a creepy haunted house. They ultimately enlist the help of a psychic to try to rid the house of its spooky inhabitants.

 
Tower Of Terror
Tower Of Terror

This movie provides the background story for Disney's popular Twilight Zone Terror of Tower ride. Steve Guttenberg stars as a journalist investigating a ghost story, and Kirsten Dunst is his niece who comes along to help him discover the truth about the mysterious disappearance of several people.

 
Halloweentown High
Halloweentown High

Featuring Debbie Reynolds and Kimberly J. Brown from the original Halloweentown movie, this sequel shows what happens when an exchange program is set up between a high school in Halloweentown and one in the moral world. It soon turns into a disaster that threatens the human world and all things magical.

 
Twitches (Betwitched Edition)
Twitches (Betwitched Edition)

Based on the bestselling book series, Twitches is about two 21-year-old twins who were separated at birth and accidentally meet at a clothing store. They're really witches who were separated to protect them for the evil "Darkness." But they soon discover their powers double when they work together.

 

Halloween Movies for Young Kids - They'll love these films

Even this list of Disney Halloween movies has some films that might be too scary for younger kids. But these are suitable for just about any age and feature cute characters who won't frighten little children.

Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie
Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie

This is a cute movie for younger kids. Roo's friend Lumpy the Heffelump is looking forward to trick-or-treating until Tigger scares them with stories of the spooky Gobloon. But rather than run in fear, Roo and Lumpy decide to try to catch the Gobloon so they can earn the right to make a wish.

 
Spooky Buddies
Spooky Buddies

Disney's adorable gang of talking golden retriever pups is back in this Halloween tale. The Halloween Hound has made a pact with an evil warlock to unleash the spirits of the netherworld, but they need the souls of five dogs of the same blood to launch their wicked plan. The Buddies must work together to save the day and the world.

 

Disney Halloween movies are great for the whole family to enjoy.

Another Holiday Flick from Disney - Frank Burton's Frankenweenie

When a young boy's dog is hit and killed by a car, he brings his beloved pet back to life with unforeseen consequences in this 2012 film.

Frankenweenie
Frankenweenie

Frankenweenie is a 2012 Disney film created by Tim Burton. The stop-motion movie is done all in black and white as an homage to the 1931 classic "Frankenstein."

 

Have You Seen Frankenweenie? - See this trailer for a spooky film released in 2012

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      CaztyBon 4 years ago

      I love Hocus Pocus! Your lens is very informative.

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      marsha32 5 years ago

      I see a couple that I've not watched so I've put them on my list

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      Kirsti A. Dyer 5 years ago from Northern California

      Nightmare Before Christmas. We're big Burton Fans.

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      Scraps2treasures 5 years ago

      We like Hocus Pocus. We just added it to our Halloween movie collection last year.

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      Nathalie Roy 5 years ago from France (Canadian expat)

      Nightmare Before Christmas, because it's not too Disneyesque