7 Halloween Movies That Aren't Actually Scary

  • "Hocus Pocus"
  • "Hocus Pocus" This is an enchanting tale about witches who are seeking the secret to staying young, and a new kid in Salem who gets tangled up in it all because he believed that Halloween was all a bunch of "hocus pocus."
  • "Hocus Pocus" Not a scream will be heard when watching this family Halloween special.
  • "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"
  • "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"

    This cult classic is more of an experience than a movie. Before going to see the movie, make sure to read up on the traditions that accompany this campy flick.

  • The Addams Family
  • The Addams Family

    Although the song says they are creepy, there is not much that is scary about this family. This movie is more of a comedy than a traditional scary movie.

  • "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown"
  • "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown"

    It is a time honored tradition to watch the Peanuts and their quest for the Great Pumpkin. This timeless classic is one for all ages.

  • "Young Frankenstein"
  • "Young Frankenstein"

    Gene Wilder is fabulous in this funny version of the well-known story. This Mel Brooks movie is a safe bet for fans of all ages.

  • "Ghostbusters"
  • "Ghostbusters"

    Halloween isn't complete until you watch this movie at least once. Even those seeking a thrill will enjoy this movie and will be singing its catchy theme song.

  • "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"
  • "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"

    A Disney classic, this movie is animated, but still is a Halloween tradition. The story has been retold many times, but this version is a must-see for the holiday.

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