Kids Will Love
By Kyzia Maramara
It’s almost Halloween and it’s a perfect time to bond with your kids or little siblings over a movie. Whether you’re just too chicken to watch a real horror movie or you genuinely love animated ones, here are 8 Halloween-themed kid-friendly movies you can watch with your family.
Monster House (2006)
The trio of friends DJ, Chowder, and Jenny try to investigate the haunted house across the street that seems to eat anything that gets near it, even people. Equipped with creepy characters, suspense thrills, and great sound effects and animation, Monster House is one of the best movies to introduce children to the horror genre.
Follow Coraline Jones as she stumbles into another world which she finds all too bright and perfect for her. When faced with the choice to stay in the fake perfect world, would she choose it? Based on a book of the same title by Neil Gaiman, adults and kids will love this stop-motion movie. Gotta say though, the creepy button eyes of the people from the other dimension are pretty disturbing. They even want to sew button eyes for Coraline!
When Victor’s dog and best friend Sparky dies, Victor tries to revive him encouraged by his science teacher. His experiment with lightning and reviving Sparky was successful. Pretty soon his other classmates got wind of his success and attempt to steal his experiment to try to revive other dead animals. But they’ll soon find out that everything has its own consequences.
The Black Cauldron (1985)
When the prophesying pig entrusted to Taran’s care gets captured, Taran embarks on a journey to rescue the pig at the Horned King’s castle. With the help of Gurgi and Princess Eilonwy, Taran must race to find the black cauldron before the Horned King can use it to hail an army from the dead.