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1. “A Quiet Place”

One of 2018’s biggest hits, “A Quiet Place,” centers on a family living in a post-apocalyptic world forced to live in silence to avoid being ravaged by monsters.

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Rated: PG-13

Where to find it: Paramount+, Google Play, Vudu, Microsoft Store, iTunes


2. “Psycho”

A Halloween classic: “Psycho” centers on a young woman who visits a motel dominated by an angry, controlling psychopath.

A Hitchcock flick, you can get your jump-scare fix while watching this events movie.

Cast: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Rated: R

Where to find it: Showtime, Amazon Prime, iTunes, Google Play, Vudu, YouTube


3. “Hocus Pocus”

This 1993 comedy features bette-midler” target=”_blank”>Bette Midler< as cooky 17th Century witches who are brought back to life by a boy from modern Salem.


No need to fear, the kids will love this one.

Cast: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy

Rated: PG

Where to find it: Disney+, Amazon Prime, Microsoft Store, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play, YouTube. It also airs frequently on Freeform throughout the month of Oct. 


4. “Goosebumps”

Another one for the family, this movie is an adaptation of R.L. Steine’s children’s books.

This one focuses on all sorts of creatures escaping from a storybook, with Jack Black and his crew working to save the day.

Cast: Jack Black, Amy Ryan, Dylan Minnette

Rated: PG

Where to find it: fuboTV, Amazon Prime, Microsoft Store, iTunes, Google Play, YouTube, Vudu


5. “Bird Box”

Based in another post-apocalyptic world, Sandra Bullock has to safely transport other people’s kids to an oasis, evading monsters that they have to avoid seeing at all costs.

Cast: Sandra Bullock, John Malkovich, Sarah Paulson, Jacki Weaver

Rated: R

Where to find it: Netflix


6. “Casper”

Everybody loves a friendly ghost, or at least Kat and Dr. Harvey do once they meet him in their new digs: a haunted, crumbling mansion.


Cast: Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci

Rated: PG

Where to find it: Amazon Prime, iTunes, Google Play, YouTube, Vudu, Microsoft Store


7. “Ghostbusters”

What’s Halloween without Bill Murray and his proton pack?

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“Halloween Kills” will hit theaters and stream on Peacock on Oct. 15.

Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Judy Greer, Anthony Michael Hall

Rated: R

Where to find it: In theaters and on Peacock on Oct. 15.