ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Scary Halloween Costumes, Movies and T-Shirts

Updated on September 11, 2014

Fun World Costumes Men's Teen Complete 3D Zombie Costume

Scary Halloween

The tradition of dressing up in a costume for Halloween began with the Celts over 2000 years ago, with a festival known as Samhain. This is a celebration of the end of the harvest season in Gaelic culture. The Celts would disguise themselves among the dead in animal skins. October 31st for the Celts was considered the boundary between the living and the dead.

The Samhain festival involved slaughtering livestock and throwing their bones into the bonfires. Costumes and masks were worn on the day, now known as Halloween in attempt to rid evil spirits.

Dressing up for Halloween is a fun tradition. Costumes have evolved from the animal skins that the Celts used. Costumes are worn by children and adults, from funny to scary. The traditional themes which have always been popular are witches, ghost, vampires, werewolves and clowns. Many costumes follow movie and TV themes.

Here are my picks of scary Halloween costumes, movies and t-shirts.


Please turn off ADBlock to view this article in its entirety.

Rubie's Costume Zombie Shop Cleaver Through Head

Rubie's Costume Zombie Shop Cleaver Through Head, Silver/Red/Black, One Size
Rubie's Costume Zombie Shop Cleaver Through Head, Silver/Red/Black, One Size

This cannot be! We all know from the many zombie movies that once you shot or stab a zombie in the head they die. If fact it is the only way to kill a zombie.

So this costume defies what we have learned about zombies on film. To still be alive with a butcher knife or whatever it is called stuck in his head and still alive to attack and eat the living, well…this is very scary.

 

Scary of Funny Costumes?

My scariest costume was a witch. Everyone asked where did I buy the hair. I have thick hair, though it was thicker then. It was all tease up and was hell getting the knots out afterwards.

Question of costumes

Do you prefer wearing a scary of funny costume?

Below is what was once called a duel on Squidoo. This is where you would ask a question and the person would answer which of the two fit their answer.

Bill the Butcher - Do you know your butcher's name?

Dick Cheney - Can't get scarier than this!

Scary Cheney T-Shirt by wolfmama

Let's not get into any political attacks here between the conservatives and the liberals. How many people do you know can shoot their friend (Dick Cheney's friend, Harry Whittington), while hunting and have it laughed off like it was an accident.

Any other person would be in jail right now.

You do have to agree that Cheney is a character. Often his expressions are quite scary.

Are you afraid of the black cat?

Happy Halloween! Kid's T-shirt by Sandyspider on Zazzle. Look under the Halloween categories.

Or type this in the browser.

Halloween T-Shirts - Sandyspider Gifts - Zazzle

Be Careful When You Close Your Eyes to Sleep

Do you have favorite scary movie?

(This was once a Squidoo duel before it became part of HubPages. They looked a lot different on Squidoo and both parts of the questions were on the left and right with the answers and not scattered like they are here.)

The Exorcist Complete Movie Set

The Exorcist: The Complete Anthology (The Exorcist / The Exorcist (Unrated) / Exorcist II: The Heretic / The Exorcist III / Exorcist: The Beginning/ Exorcist: Dominion)
The Exorcist: The Complete Anthology (The Exorcist / The Exorcist (Unrated) / Exorcist II: The Heretic / The Exorcist III / Exorcist: The Beginning/ Exorcist: Dominion)

I remember seeing The Exorcist for the first time. I believe it was the first scary movie I had seen about demonic possession.

 

The Exorcist

Scariest Halloween DVD - Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield

Ed Gein Butcher Of Plainfield
Ed Gein Butcher Of Plainfield

I don't know if this is the scariest movie. I haven't seen this movie. The reviews are mixed. But thought I would stay with the butcher theme.

A true story set in the late 1950s. A quiet town in rural Wisconsin is rocked by a series of gory murders and grave robberies committed by a man who has descended into madness.

 
Dark Zombie Adult Costume - find more on Amazon with the links to the left.
Dark Zombie Adult Costume - find more on Amazon with the links to the left.

Scary and Movie Costumes

Halloween all Year Round

Halloween is closer than you think and it's time to start getting in the right frame of mind. And you've come to the right place!

Will you be wearing a scary Halloween costume - as shown on Amazon this year?

It's a safe bet there will be lots of zombies roaming the streets this year. Or will you choose from one of the many popular horror flick costumes?

Barnabas Collins promises to be a favorite. There are many bloodthirsty vampire costumes on Amazon. Or maybe you'll choose a classic movie monster or your favorite TV character. It's so hard to decide!

Maybe you're thinking about throwing a Halloween party for all your friends. Get some ideas for scary horror movies to watch. And find some yummy Halloween snack recipes.

So read on if you dare. Here it's Halloween all year round!

Follow sandyspiderbite on Twitter

If you like this lens...give me a tweet

sandyspiderbite on twitter

© 2009 Sandy Mertens

Do you Love Halloween? - Thanks for visiting! Sign the guestbook to let me know you were here!

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • SandyMertens profile imageAUTHOR

      Sandy Mertens 

      4 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      Ardhendu Shubham Dey Thanks. Glad that you like these.

    • profile image

      Ardhendu Shubham Dey 

      4 years ago

      Very nice job sandy. Awesome pics also. Very nice costume for Halloween party. You can visit this post also for Halloween party http://www.top5life.com/top-5-halloween-party-food...

    • SandyMertens profile imageAUTHOR

      Sandy Mertens 

      4 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      When it was on Squidoo there were a lot of picks. Limited here. Thanks.

    • MartieG profile image

      MartieG aka 'survivoryea' 

      4 years ago from Jersey Shore

      Good picks for some scary costumes!

    • queenofduvetcover profile image

      queenofduvetcover 

      6 years ago

      Had fun!!

    • Lady Lorelei profile image

      Lorelei Cohen 

      6 years ago from Canada

      Yikes and Halloween is right around the corner again. My gosh but time goes quickly.

    • profile image

      selectshopping 

      7 years ago

      Great site. Enjoyed

    • rewards4life info profile image

      rewards4life info 

      8 years ago

      Great selection, Sandy. Your intro image gives me the creeps! =)

    • KOrazem profile image

      Seeking Pearls 

      8 years ago from Pueblo West

      Thanks for sharing your spooky picks.

    • profile image

      m2paper 

      8 years ago

      Great Scary Halloween, I love to watch & download free movies online

    • WindyWintersHubs profile image

      WindyWintersHubs 

      9 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      Very Scary Stuff for Halloween!

    • CastleRoyLisa profile image

      Lisa 

      9 years ago from Rhode Island

      scary great!!! love Halloween wonderful lens

    • oztoo lm profile image

      oztoo lm 

      9 years ago

      Great halloween collection.

    • gypsyman27 lm profile image

      gypsyman27 lm 

      9 years ago

      Nice lens, on my list of favorites, see you around the galaxy...

    • luvmyludwig lm profile image

      luvmyludwig lm 

      9 years ago

      good collection of scary stuff, that inro pic is gross ewwwwww!

    • Holley Web profile image

      Holley Web 

      9 years ago

      Wow! I don't think I want to run into any of these guys on Halloween!

    • profile image

      bdkz 

      9 years ago

      Congratulations! You've been SquidBoo Blasted. Happy Halloween!

    • profile image

      anonymous 

      9 years ago

      I would have to say those are some pretty scary costumes. I think I prefer a sweet costume like a fairy or an angle! Great Halloween lens!

    • Dianne Loomos profile image

      Dianne Loomos 

      9 years ago

      I like Halloween but I'm not big on scary stuff. Halloween does have a very interesting history.

    • Ramkitten2000 profile image

      Deb Kingsbury 

      9 years ago from Flagstaff, Arizona

      My husband and I once scared quite a few people with our scarecrow costumes, actually. That's because we sat very still beneath a street lamp, and people really thought we were actual scarecrows, partly because of the shadows the lamp threw on our faces. They'd look away, and we'd move a bit then freeze. They'd look back and wonder if we'd moved. And then we'd look at them and smile, and they'd freak. It was hilarious.

    • WhiteOak50 profile image

      WhiteOak50 

      9 years ago

      I love watching spooky movies, and it does not bother a bit to watch them alone. There are certain movies I will NOT watch, and I am not huge into gore movies so I can take or leave those. I adore Vamp movies-I guess those would be my favorite.

    • andreaberrios lm profile image

      andreaberrios lm 

      9 years ago

      Nice Halloween lens, I'm lensrolling it to all my Halloween leneses. 5*

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)