Top Ghosts & Supernatural Horror Halloween Films
Our Horror subgenre for The Paranormal, Hauntings & Ghosts covers a wide variety of themes including evil ghosts, haunted houses, the supernatural and the paranormal. Ghost stories are another classic theme to watch on Halloween and if you haven’t seen some of these classic films, you now have movie night sorted out for Halloween.
Top Classic Halloween Films in the Paranormal, Hauntings & Ghosts Subgenre: The Amityville Horror (1979), The Fog (1980), The Shining (1980), Poltergeist (1982), House (1986), The Sixth Sense (1999), Sleepy Hollow (1999), The Ring (2002), Paranormal Activity (2007), Insidious (2010) and The Conjuring (2013).
More Options: KBZ’s list of all Films About The Paranormal, Hauntings & Ghosts
Top Devil, Demons and Hell Horror Halloween Films
What better way to scare yourself silly than to watch films in The Devil, Demons and Hell film subgenre. This subgenre features many classic Horror films about the Antichrist, Demons in the real world and The Devil.
Top Classic Halloween Films in the Devil, Demons and Hell Subgenre: Rosemary’s Baby (1968), The Omen (1976), The Legacy (1978), Demons (1985), The Babadook (2014) and Lights Out (2016).
More options: KBZ’s list of all Films About The Devil, Demons and Hell
Top Exorcism & Possession Horror Halloween Films
Maybe Exorcisms & Possession by an evil entity are more your cup of tea on All Hallows’ Eve? If so, we have a few classic recommendations from our entire list of Films About Exorcism & Possession.
Top Classic Halloween Films in the Exorcism & Possession Subgenre: The Exorcist (1973), Sinister (2012), The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014) and The Wailing (2016).
More options: The Top Films About Exorcism & Possession You Haven’t Seen
Top Home Invasion Horror Halloween Films
Keeping your eye on the door while you watch your favorite scares on Halloween? The movies below are some of the best films of the Home Invasion subgenre that are sure to have you locking your doors prior to watching Halloween films.
Top Classic Halloween Films in the Home Invasion Subgenre: The Strangers (2008), The Collector (2009), The Purge (2013), Hush (2016) and Don’t Breathe (2016).
More options: The Top Home Invasion Films You Haven’t Seen
Top Miscellaneous Horror Halloween Films
We don’t want to overwhelm you with all the different Horror subgenres out there so here are a few more classic Halloween Horror films that are in multiple Horror subgenres and microgrenes: Carrie (1976), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), Phantasm (1979), Scanners (1981), Creepshow (1982), Nightmares (1983), The Witches of Eastwick (1987), Beetlejuice (1988), Monkey Shines (1988), Pet Sematary (1989), IT (1990), The Blair Witch Project (1999), Audition (1999), Slither (2006), Trick ‘r Treat (2007), Goodnight Mommy (2014), Spring (2014), The Witch (2015), It Follows (2015), Get Out (2017), It (2017), A Quiet Place (2018), Hereditary (2018), Ready or Not (2019) and It Chapter Two (2019).
For our list of Top Scariest Halloween Films for Adults You Haven’t Seen, we tried to focus on a lesser-known film from each popular Horror subgenre or microgenre. If you’ve seen many of the classic Halloween Horror films listed above, we hope you check out some of the films in the list below as they’re some of our favorites. You can also always view our entire collection of recommended films for Halloween.