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All the family favorites on Netflix for Halloween

All the family favorites on Netflix for Halloween
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Ghosts, goblins, witches, werewolves, vampires and zombies. All are staples of Halloween culture, but what if you have little ones running around? You don't want them to get too spooked!

That's why I've collected the best family-friendly Halloween movies and TV specials available on Netflix.

Take a break from the gore and check out my picks that are fun for the whole family.

From classics like "The Nightmare Before Christmas" to newer titles like "Scared Shrekless," there's lots to enjoy this Halloween for all!

No tricks, just treats!

The Addams Family

Starring: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Christina Ricci, Dan Hedaya

Rated: PG 13

Synopsis: "Stepping out of the pages of Charles Addams' cartoons and the 1960s television series, members of the beloved, macabre family take to the big screen."

Click here to watch now.

Casper's Scare School

Starring: Billy West, John DiMaggio, James Belushi, Bob Saget, Phyllis Diller

Rated: TV-Y7

Synopsis: "When friendly ghost Casper decides he needs to toughen up, he goes to scare school, where he ends up in a scandal that could threaten the whole world!"

Click here to watch now.

DreamWorks Scared Shrekless / Monsters vs. Aliens Mutant Pumpkins

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Hugh Laurie, Mike Myers, Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogen, Kristen Schaal

Rated: PG

Synopsis: "Shrek dares his friends to bring on the scary with ghost stories told in a haunted castle. Later, Ginormica and the Monsters face alien pumpkins."

Click here to watch Shrek's Spooky Stories now. 

DreamWorks Spooky Stories: Volume 2

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Hugh Laurie, Mike Myers, Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogen, Kristen Schaal

Rated: TV PG

Synopsis: "The Shrek characters parody the music video "Thriller"; B.O.B. and pals battle zombie carrots; and Megamind faces the effects of the Button of Doom."

Click here to watch now.

 

Escape to Witch Mountain

Starring: Eddie Albert, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasence, Kim Richards, Ike Eisenmann

Rated: G

Synopsis: "Two orphans with superpowers try to avoid the clutches of a couple of schemers who are posing as loving relatives to exploit the kids' abilities."

Click here to watch now. 

Goosebumps

Starring: R.L. Stine

Rated: TV-Y7

Synopsis: "R.L. Stine's tales take on a life of their own in a series that combines original stories with adaptations drawn from the popular books."

Click here to watch now.

Monster in Paris

Starring: Bob Balaban, Catherine O'Hara, François Cluzet, Vanessa Paradis

Rated: PG

Synopsis: "Emile and Raoul join forces with a singer and an eccentric scientist and his monkey to save a misunderstood monster from the city's police chief."

Click here to watch now.

Nightmare Before Christmas

Starring: Danny Elfman, Catherine O'Hara, Chris Sarandon

Rated: PG

Synopsis: "Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning."

Click here to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas now. 

Power Rangers Samurai: Party Monsters (Halloween Special)

Starring: Alex Heartman, Erika Fong, Hector David Jr., Najee De-Tiege

Rated: TV - Y7

Synopsis: "On Halloween night, the creepiest creatures from the Netherworld trade war stories about their battles with the Samurai Power Rangers."

Click here to watch now.

R.L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend?

Starring: R.L. Stine

Rated: TV PG

Synopsis: "Max and Cammy's first date - on Halloween night - is interrupted by Phears, a specter who plans to take over the world."

Click here to watch now. 

R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour

Starring: R.L. Stine

Rated: PG

Synopsis: "R.L. Stine leads young viewers on a creepy tour of tales featuring life-sized dolls, werewolves and carnival clowns that are stalking children."

Click here to watch now.

Spooky Buddies

Starring: Harland Williams, Rance Howard, Pat Finn, Jennifer Elise Cox

Rated: G

Synopsis: "At Halloween, the Buddies, Air Bud's adventure-seeking pups, investigate mysterious happenings at a mansion reportedly haunted by the Halloween Hound."

Click here to watch now. 

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