Halloween celebration is known as the season of chilling frights that make our hearts race so fast, spooky costumes and the scariest movies.
But Halloween is also about friendly ghosts, funny vampires, and crazy witches. That’s why we will dedicate this article to the funniest Halloween movies that have become classic films with the passing of the years.
1. It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966). Created by cartoonist Charles M. Schulz this funny movie has been broadcast since 1966 and remains a classic that kids and grown-ups love!
In the film, Linus waits to finally have the visit of a character like Santa Claus or the Easter Bunny, but no one has ever heard about the Great Pumpkin.
On the other hand, the not very sociable Charlie Brown is invited to a Halloween party where we all learn a lesson of faith and friendship.
2. Ghostbusters (1984). The film is about three mad scientists who provide services to capture ghosts roaming around. They are called to save the city of New York from an evil spirit that haunts the city.
Lots of adventure and fun is guaranteed! There’s also a modern version of this film (2016) where the group of scientists is formed by women. You can watch both and decide which one is your favorite!
3. Beetlejuice (1988). You can not miss this horrific comedy where the main character Beetlejuice revolves around a couple who died in a car accident, they both become ghosts and refuse to leave their home.
When a new family moves into the house the ghosts ask help from Beetlejuice without imagining that he has other plans.
4. The Addams Family (1991). If you think your family is crazy and dysfunctional, believe me, it does not compare at all with this clan.
The film is a mixture of horror and humor and each of the characters has a special feature from Wednesday to the servant’s hand called Thing, this movie is favorite of children and grown-ups.
5. Hocus Pocus (1993). The film is about three sisters witches who suck the lives of children to stay young. After 300 years, the spell that had banned them is broken by a teenager who does not believe in the myth and sisters suddenly resurrected in Salem, a town of witches. Of course, all this happens on Halloween night! The boy along her friend and her sister has to stop the witches before the night is over.
6. The Night Before Christmas (1993). This film is a classic from director Tim Burton and although the title is the Night before Christmas the film is rather a Halloween film.
It is recommended for ages 8 and up. Jack Skellington brings Halloween to Town Christmas to transform everything. If you like dark humor and zany characters you will enjoy this wacky movie in this holiday season.
7. Casper (1995). Who does not love Casper the friendly ghost? No one could think that a human and a ghost can be friends but when Kat moved to Casper’s house, they become inseparable friends.
His tender relationship will melt your heart and Casper’s foolish uncles will make you laugh for a while. This film is a classic of all time.