These Netflix Halloween movies for kids will get the whole family geared up for spooky season

Halloween is on the horizon, which means it’s time to snuggle up on the couch and watch some Halloween movies to get into the spirit. But is your kid ready to be spooked? Ease them in with this perfect list of “scary” movies your kids can enjoy at pretty much any age.

The movies are rated from 1 chill (👻) to 3 chills (👻👻👻) so you can decide what to introduce to your kids. One chill will slowly introduce your kids to some suspense, three chills will have them acting cool, but probably sneaking into your bed later. Curl up with some movie snacks and check out what Halloween movies for kids Netflix has for you to enjoy this Halloween season!

Ivy & Bean: The Ghost That had to Go

Ivy + Bean: The Ghost That Had to Go - 👻

When Ivy discovers the school bathroom is haunted, Bean helps Ivy to harness her witchlike powers. With the help of their classmates, Ivy and Bean orchestrate a ritual that will free the ghosts, save the school, and also mess up Nancy’s day. 

Spookley the Square Pumpkin - 👻

Follow a scarecrow and spider trio as they help their friend Spookley the Square Pumpkin with his worries and anxieties.

The Little Vampire - 👻

Tony befriends a vampire after being bullied and struggling to make new friends. Tony and Rudolph become close friends, but when the future of the vampires becomes threatened by a vampire hunter, Tony must find the courage to protect his friend.

Super Monsters Save Halloween - 👻

The group of monster friends uses their superpowers to get their neighbors into the Halloween spirit. 

Dreamworks Spooky Stories - 👻

In a collection of animated shorts from Dreamworks, join Shrek and friends for a sleepover in Lord Farquaad's haunted castle (complete with "scary stories"), and follow up with a trip to the hometown of Monsters vs. Alien's Susan Murphy to investigate a spooky alien sighting right before Halloween. 

Related: 15 Magical Witch Movies to Watch with Your Kids This Season

A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting

Gnome Alone - 👻

A girl who recently moved to an old house in a new town discovers that her house is being attacked by underground creatures. She learns that the gnomes in her house are the only creatures that can protect her.

Captain Underpants Hack-O-Ween - 👻

When Melvin makes Halloween illegal, Harold and George create their own spooky holiday. 

A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting - 👻👻

When high school freshman Kelly Ferguson reluctantly agrees to babysit Jacob Zellman on Halloween, the last thing she expects is to be recruited into an international secret society of babysitters who protect kids with special powers from monsters. In order to keep Jacob safe from harm, Kelly teams with no-nonsense chapter Vice President Liz Lerue, tech genius Berna Vincent, creature expert Cassie Zhen and potions master Curtis Critter to defeat a Boogeyman known as "The Grand Guignol", a glamorous witch named "Peggy Drood" and their legion of mysterious monsters.

The Curse of Bridge Hollow - 👻👻

When a big city kid moves to the quaint, but Halloween-obsessed town of Bridge Hollow, she mistakenly releases "Stingy Jack," an ancient and mischievous spirit whose been trapped in her house for years. To get the spirit back to where he belongs, she has to team up with the one guy who thinks spirits and mystical forces are silly—her dad.  Coming to Netflix on Oct. 14.

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A Witches' Ball - 👻👻

Beatrix can't wait to become a witch, but she has to overcome obstacles to officially take her title. 

The Boy Who Cried Werewolf - 👻👻

A teen girl transforms into a werewolf after a move to Romania and must try to escape her brother, who is out to hunt her down.

Liar, Liar Vampire - 👻👻

A new kid at school plays up to the rumor that he's a vampire. 

A Series of Unfortunate Events - 👻👻👻

Siblings Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are left orphaned after a horrible fire and their distant relative, Count Olaf, becomes their guardian. After going to live with him, they find he is only after their inheritance and they continually attempt to make their escape from his clutches.

Wendell & Wild - 👻👻👻

Two scheming demons get help from a teen so that they can leave the Underworld and run amok in the Land of Living. Coming to Netflix on Oct. 28.

Nightbooks - 👻👻👻

When Alex, a boy obsessed with scary stories, is trapped by an evil witch in her magical apartment, and must tell a scary story every night to stay alive, he teams up with another prisoner, Yasmin, to find a way to escape.

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