We've been loading up on scary movies to watch this month. I love this time of year! Since it's nearing Halloween, I thought I'd share some of our mainstays.
Like "It's a Wonderful Life" around Christmas, there are certain movies that simply have to be watched around Halloween. Here's our "must-see" list for after the kiddos go to bed:
10. Night Breed
Clive Barker - 2nd only to Stephen King when it comes to horror. This one is graphic and gory, but a totally original story, and fantastic makeup.
The original. I still scream through this one, no matter how many times I've seen it. Scary. Really creepy.
Stephen King - his very first. Poignant, powerful, and truly horrific. You just have to get past the 70's thing. Which, really, is sort of charming. John Travolta with feathered hair. Remember?
Cliver Barker again. The one that make him famous. With Pinhead. Fantastically original story. Really gruesome.
More Clive Barker. This one creeps me out for WEEKS afterward.
Wes Craven - an original. Will make you nervous about sleeping for a long time.
Must be the original. Black and white version. Amazing social commentary in the midst of all the horror.
Newer addition to the list, but WOW. Sometimes campy, but mostly creepy.
2. The Exorcist
Classic scary. Poor Linda Blair!
Get ready for subtitles. But you HAVE to watch this one. No creepier monster has ever been made.
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And here's a list of Halloween movies to watch with the whole family this time of year!
It's as funny as you remember it. I promise!
This is well done!
Tim Burton magic!
7. Hocus Pocus
Totally fun story, and the witches are a riot.
Classic. Must watch.
5. Corpse Bride
Tim Burton again. Not as good as Nightmare, but still good.
A Ray Bradbury story. LOVE this one.
Don Knots. This is soooo funny.
2. The Witches
Based on a Roald Dahl story. Really well done!
Very new addition, but a fanastic story, and actually really scary in places!