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Best Non-Scary Halloween Movies


by Tatanisha Wooley

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            If you love Halloween then you must have a love for Halloween movies. Instead of going out to the movies stay in and have a movie fest with your friends and watch some old classics. Here are the best non-scary movies, which should include in your marathon.

Hocus Pocus (1993) – A small boy is left in charge of watching his little sister, who is just like any little annoying sibling. The little sister releases the Sanderson Sisters, accidently, whom are three witches from the Salem Witch Trials, who suck the youth from young girls. Talk about a great movie. This movie is classic and a favorite among many people. It’s easy to see why, the movie may have been made for kids but it’s a movie that people of many ages can enjoy. Every Halloween the movie is played on ABC Family.

Beetlejuice (1988) – Tim Burton knows how to give his audience the right amount of chills, with this movie. The best part of this movie is that it has the perfect tone for Halloween without it being a Halloween movie. Also, who doesn’t love Michael Keaton, he is simply amazing. The movie is about a newly-dead husband and wife who has discover that a living couple has move into their home. The dead couple hires a crude “bio-exorcist” to scare them off. They just want their home to themselves. Soon the couple develops a friendship with Lydia, who is the epitome of a gloomy and neglected teenager. The movie is truly heart-warming and it has a great 80’’s rock –n-roll vibe.

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) – The best question that one would asked about this movie is should I watch this during Halloween or Christmas?  I say that you should do both after all it fits both holidays. This movie was dream up by the brilliant mind of Tim Burton, and this is a movie about Jack Skellington, whom is known as “King of Halloween.” Jack is tired of staging Halloween festivities every year and he finds a door, which leads to Christmas Town. He decides to try his hand at this different holiday. It’s hard not to sing a-long to the songs in the movie. “This Halloween” should be on everyone’s playlist.

Halloweentown (1998)-Ask anyone who was born in the 90’s and grew up watching Disney movies they would say that this was a movie they watch every year the Channel played it. Marnie Piper has always had a love for Halloween, it is her favorite holiday. Her mother is not happy about this and as you watch the movie, you find out her mother is keeping a secret from her. The secret is that Marnie is a witch! When her grandmother arrives, for her annual Halloween visit, Marnie takes a trip with her to Halloweentown. Once they are there, shenanigans arrive and it up to Marnie to save the day after discovering her newly formed powers. What’s better than one Halloweentown is there is two sequels to enjoy.