It’s the most spooktacular time of year, and of course Disney has some of the best Halloween movies! My brother and I used to watched Halloweentown together every year! So I was excited that we can stream some of our favorite Disney Channel Original Movies on Disney Plus. There are Halloween movies for even the youngest of Halloween lovers (any Spookly the Square Pumpkin fans?). I love that Disney Plus separates their films into collections (which are like watchlists). This makes it easier for you to find a certain type of movie/show. (Looking for Educational content on Disney’s streaming platform? Here’s the best educational content now streaming on Disney Plus.) Check. out what’s included in the Disney Plus Halloween movies collection.
Disney Plus Halloween Movies Collection
- The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949) – Two animated adaptations of classic literature make up this Disney film. In “The Wind in the Willows,” wealthy Mr. Toad (Eric Blore) yearns for all the newest fads. When he wants an automobile, Mr. Toad sets out to get one any way he can. In “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” gangly schoolmaster Ichabod Crane falls for the beautiful Katrina Van Tassel. Caught in a love triangle with Katrina and Brom Bones, Ichabod fears a local legend called the Headless Horseman.
- Don’t Look Under the Bed (1999) – Spooky tale about a no-nonsense teenager who refuses to believe in the supernatural – until she is confronted with the bogeyman under her bed. When somebody starts to play destructive pranks in her neighbourhood, the girl is framed as the culprit, but when she realises that the root of her problem is the real bogeyman, she is forced to change her mind about the paranormal.
- Frankenweenie (1984) – When young Victor’s pet dog Sparky (who stars in Victor’s home-made monster movies) is hit by a car, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked “monster” wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor’s neighbors, he has to convince them (and his parents) that despite his appearance, Sparky’s still the good loyal friend he’s always been.
- The Ghosts of Buxley Hall (1980) – When the 100-year-old Buxley Military Academy falls on hard financial times and is forced to merge with a school for girls, the academy’s resident ghosts – General Eulace C. Buxley, Bettina Buxley and Sergeant Major Chester B. Sweet – are aggrieved and aroused from their sleep to seek justice.
- Girl vs. Monster (2012) – A tween discovers on Halloween that she is a 5th generation monster hunter. The monsters are out to stop her before she begins her calling.
- Halloweentown (1998) – Marnie and her siblings get a big shock when they follow grandma home to Halloweentown – and find out they come from a family of witches. The town is the only place where supernatural beings can lead a `normal’ life, but trouble is looming, and on her 13th birthday Marnie not only finds she is a witch, but that she and her family are involved in a fight against the evil that is threatening to take over the world.
- Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge (2001) – An angry warlock has stolen a magic spell book and plans to turn everyone into whatever costume they’re wearing at midnight on Halloween. It’s a race against time to get the book back and save the humans from permanent horror.
- Halloweentown High (2004) – Marnie organises a student exchange programme between her mortal school and the Halloweentown High. The first students to participate in this programme are a witch, a warlock, a troll and an ogre.
- Return to Halloweentown (2006) – Marnie Piper arrives at the Halloweentown University – known to everyone as Witch U. Her best friend Aneesa is a student there too, and before you can say `abracadabra’ the bewitching pair find themselves in magical mischief and mayhem.
- The Haunted Mansion (2003) – Workaholic real estate agent Jim Evers (Eddie Murphy) is accused by his wife, Sara (Marsha Thomason), of neglecting his son (Marc John Jefferies) and daughter (Aree Davis), so he takes the family on a vacation. Along the way, the family stops off at a sinister mansion that Jim has been asked to sell, only to discover it’s haunted by Master Gracey (Nathaniel Parker) ; his stern butler, Ramsley (Terence Stamp) ; and two other servants who need some help breaking a curse.
- Hocus Pocus (1993) – After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches’ book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.
- Mom’s Got a Date With a Vampire (2000) – The Hansen kids have major social engagements planned, but have all been grounded – so they are delighted when their mum gets a date, enabling them to sneak out unnoticed. However, their delight is short-lived when brother Taylor suspects her new boyfriend is a bloodsucker.
- Mr. Boogedy (1986) – The film tells the story of the Davis family as they move to the New England city of Lucifer Falls, which they soon find to be haunted by ghosts from the colonial period.
- The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) – The film follows the misadventures of Jack Skellington, Halloweentown’s beloved pumpkin king, who has become bored with the same annual routine of frightening people in the “real world.” When Jack accidentally stumbles on Christmastown, all bright colors and warm spirits, he gets a new lease on life — he plots to bring Christmas under his control by kidnapping Santa Claus and taking over the role. But Jack soon discovers even the best-laid plans of mice and skeleton men can go seriously awry.
- Phantom of the Megaplex (2000) – Pete Riley is a 17-year-old who lands a part-time job at a multiplex in his neighbourhood. He and his friends are excited when it’s announced that the theatre will play host to the premier of a major motion picture, with a number of Hollywood celebrities in attendance. However, when the big night comes, Pete has to contend with disappearing staff, malfunctioning equipment, and a broken popcorn machine.
- The Scream Team (2002) – After the death of their grandfather, young Ian and Claire Carlyle discover that the tiny New England home town is something of a halfway house for restless ghosts, who cannot enter Heaven until they have redeemed themselves on Earth.
- Twitches (2005) – Reunited on their 21st birthday, twin sisters use their magic powers to save their kingdom from the forces of darkness.
- Twitches Too (2007) – Twin sisters and twin witches Alex and Camryn didn’t meet until they were 21, but their combined power managed to save their home from the forces of darkness. Since then they have been working together to strengthen their magic powers.
- Zombies (2018) – A zombie and a cheerleader work together to show the town of Seabrook what they can achieve when they embrace their differences and celebrate what makes them a community.
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What’s your favorite Halloween movie? What are you going to watch first from the Disney Plus Halloween movies collection?