Why celebrate Halloween on just one night, when you can celebrate it all month long? So here’s our 31 Days Of Halloween, one movie for each day of October to celebrate Halloween right!
In this list there’s a little bit of everything from classic horrors, kids movies and a couple of movies that are in theaters right now! Sit down, order a pizza or pop some popcorn. There’s no reason to not be fully prepared for Halloween this year, right?
Day 1: The Addams Family
Creepy and mysterious for sure, but this family sure isn’t scary. The Addams Family’s eccentric lifestyle is threatened when Gomez’s estranged brother tries to steal the family fortune. This film is fun for the whole family can watch.
Day 2: Hocus Pocus
In this Halloween classic, three evil witches are accidently conjured up from 17th century Salam and are now pranking the town! The kids who have accidently conjured them up now have to somehow steal their book of spells to stop them before it’s too late!
Day 3: A Nightmare On Elm Street
This classic horror and reboot is about a ghost serial killer named Freddy Krueger. He finds and kills his unsuspecting victims in their dreams. With this film, you might get much sleep tonight.
Day 4: Ghostbusters
This film’s reboot just released this summer is about a ghost invasion taking over Manhattan and four city natives banding together to stop it. Nothing has been officially announced, but word is there might be a sequel in the near future.
Day 5: Casper
This family classic is about a paranormal expert and his daughter who go out and explore an abandoned mansion. This house is haunted and has three mischievous ghosts and one friendly one living in it named Casper. Casper befriends the daughter and discovers a secret that can possibly bring him back to life.
Day 6: The Craft
Sarah transfers to a new high school and ends up befriending three wannabe witches who can’t do anything right because they’re missing a fourth member. Their friendship quickly deteriorates as they terrorize those who even slightly anger them, including one another. Who will end up on top during this power struggle?
Day 7: The Uninvited
After Anna’s very ill mother dies in a fire, Anna tries to commit suicide and is sent to a mental hospital for treatment. Almost a year later Anna is released and comes back home to some pretty large household changes. Ultimately, her recovery is sidetracked by her stepmother’s ill treatment and the horrific visions of her dead mother. In the end, Anna ends up discovering the truth about what really happened at the fire in the boat house.
Day 8: Children Of The Corn
A young couple wandered into a remote town and is now trapped. Surrounded by corn fields, here lives a dangerous religious cult of children who believe that everyone over age of 18 must be killed. This film is based off of a short story written by Steven King.
Day 9: The Queen Of The Damned
Vampire Lestat has awakened from his two century nap and since waking up has become increasingly bored with his existence. He decides to be a part of the new world, so he joins a band and soon enough becomes a rock star. During which he betrays his fellow vampires, wakes up Queen who wants him as his king and is being followed by a young girl trying to study him. Who will get to him first? This film is a loose adaptation of the third novel of Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles series.
Day 10: The Wicker Man
A sheriff begins investigating the disappearance of a young girl who turns out to be his daughter and discovers that there’s a larger mystery to solve in this odd community. Something isn’t quite right here and those that do live here are hostile and unhelpful to his searching efforts. When he finally does locate the missing girl, he learns the truth about what really goes on here.
Day 11: Se7en
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran pair stumble upon a series of elaborate and horrific murders. They soon realize that they are dealing with a serial killer who targets people based on one of the seven deadly sins he thinks each victim represents.
Day 12: The Grudge
American exchange student Karen covers for another nurse who didn’t show up for work one day. When she arrives to what looks like an abandoned house, the elderly woman living in it is unresponsive. It’s clear that a vengeful curse has taken root in this house. Now she must stop it before it is too late.
Day 13: 1408
Cynical but very successful supernatural debunker and author Mike Enslin checks into the famous room 1408 in Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he figures out exactly why this room is permanently unavailable for guests.
Day 14: Unfriended
One night, five best friends on Facetime and are suddenly joined by a mysterious person known only as screenname Billie227. While frantically attempting to expose the mystery person on the chat, everyone is forced to face their deepest darkest secrets.
Day 15: The Babadook
Mother is deeply troubled about her husband’s violent death while her son’s hallucinations are spiraling out of control. She slowly discovers that her son is actually telling the truth about a monster that entered their home through a children’s book.
Day 16: Saw
Saw is the beginning of a six horror film series where two strangers wake up in a room with no memory of how they got there or why. They soon discover that they’re now pawns in a deadly game orchestrated by a notorious serial killer. The task at hand is to kill the other by 6pm or his wife and child die.
Day 17: 28 Days Later
A misguided group of animal rights activists release a caged chimp infected with a deadly virus in a medical research lab. This incurable virus spreads like wildfire throughout the city, while a handful of survivors quarantined together to repopulate and start over again. Not everything goes according to plan.
Day 18: The Exorcist
One of the most popular horror movies ever made! Something evil is happening in this little girl’s room. She has been possessed by a mysterious spirit and her mother seeks help from two priests to save her daughter before it is too late.
Day 19: The Shining
Jack Torrance takes a job as a caretaker of an old isolated hotel for the winter with his family. Slowly the evil presence living there influences Jack into violence and the son sees horrific things from both the past and the future. Jack has gone completely insane and the only thing that can save Danny and his mother is the “Shining.”
Day 20: The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Reboot is released today Friday, October 21st! (The story remains in the same I both versions.) On a dark and rainy night, couple Janet and Brad gets stranded in the middle of nowhere when their car breaks down. They walked to the closest neighbor and were invited inside while the neighbor is hosting an annual science convention. This is where all the fun begins!
Day 21: Boo! A Madea Halloween
In theaters today Friday, October 21st! Madea spends her Halloween fending off everything from killers to poltergeists and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens in her neighborhood. Keep an eye out for this film; there is a midnight release Thursday night at select locations. Semi spoiler alert – if you don’t know about Madea yet, there’s nothing scary to find here!
Day 22: Scream
A once peaceful town has now become the target and headline of a string of murders. Now Sydney is target of the famous mask killer! Is this killer the same one who murdered her mother just a year earlier?
Day 23: Shaun of the Dead
Shaun’s life is a mess. He’s a 30 something year old loser with a dull and easy life. His girlfriend desperately wants him to grow up and doesn’t until the town is inexplicitly overrun with zombies. Now Shaun must survive, protect his mother and get his girlfriend back.
Day 24: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
This film adaptation loosely inspired by the short story that features Johnny Depp as Ichabod Crane investigating the death of three people whom have fallen victim to the Headless Horseman. He doesn’t believe their stories at first until he sees for himself. The small town of Sleepy Hallow is under attack and needs help fast.
Day 25: Devil
This 2010 film features five strangers trapped in an elevator. Tensions begin to rise and then everything goes awry; the power flickers and then goes out. When the light comes back on, a stranger is brutally murdered. But who is the murder amongst them?
Day 26: Sixth Sense
Child psychologist Crowe is hired to help a young boy who talks to ghosts that don’t know they’re dead. At first Crowe thinks the child is seeing things, but as their relationship deepens, he discovers that he might be seeing dead people after all.
Day 27: The Neighbor
Most people keep to themselves in this town, until now. John’s girlfriend is missing! He’s suspicious of the next door neighbor and breaks into the house. What he finds next is beyond alarming; will he make it out of the house alive or become another one of his neighbor’s victims?
Day 28: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
In this horror classic / slasher movie remake, five friends traveling through Texas pick up a traumatized hitchhicker that ends up committing suicide inside their van. They stop into town to get help and find themselves being hunted down by a man with a chainsaw. It’s loosely based on a real story and is rather graphic. You might want to watch with the lights on.
Day 29: The Amityville Horror
This film is based very loosely on a real story and book. The Lutz family moves into their new beautiful Long Island house. Only after a month of living there, the family moves out claiming to be terrorized by paranormal activity. The home is the site of a grisly mass murder that happened only a year before they moved in.
Day 30: Paranormal Activity
Soon after moving into suburbia, couple Katie and Micah becomes increasingly aware of the supernatural presence living inside their new home. They set up cameras around their home to capture evidence but are certainly not prepared for what happens next.
Day 31: It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
This is cute holiday film perfect for kids! Charlie Brown is finally invited to a Halloween party and his best friend Linus waits for the ever so mysterious Great Pumpkin at the pumpkin patch.