I have made a list of 31 fun-filled, Disney Halloween movies. Please be advised, just because a movie is Disney does not mean it is appropriate for children. Please enjoy this fun-filled month and be safe!
Disney Halloween Movies
This Disney Halloween movie list includes animated and live-action movies. A lot of these movies are Disney Channel Original movie that Disney has released onto DVD and/or Blu-ray.
1. The Adventures Of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)
That animated film is rated G. An animated adaption of “The Wind in the Willows” followed by an adaption of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”. Bing Crosby stars in this cute, but spooky movie! This is my all-time favorite Disney Halloween feature!
2.Blackbeard’s Ghost (1968)
3. Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
This movie is a mix of live action and animation. It features Angela Lansbury and David Tomlinson. An apprentice witch, three kids and a cynical conman search for the missing component to a magic spell useful to the defense of Britain.
4. Watcher in the Woods (1980)
5. The Black Cauldron (1985).
6. Hocus Pocus (1993)
This live-action film is rated PG. After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani and their new friend, Allison. 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.
7. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
This animated feature is rated PG. Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn’t quite understand the concept. This film can be enjoyed as a Halloween Movie or Christmas movie.
8. Halloweentown (1998)
9. Mom’s Got A Date With A Vampire (2000)
This live-action film Starring Caroline Rhea is rated PG. The Hansen kids are in a jam. Adam and his best friend Duffy have gotten their hands on some tickets for the Headless Horseman concert, and his sister Chelsea has a date with her dreamy boyfriend Peter. The only problem is they’re both grounded. Chelsea and Adam will do whatever it takes to get their mom Lynette out of the house, even if it includes a chance meeting with a very mysterious man. Everything seems to go according to plan until their little brother Taylor realizes that this stranger might be a vampire.
10. Phantom of the Megaplex (2000)
11. Halloweentown II: Kalabars Revenge (2001)
The live-action Disney Channel Original movie is rated PG. The Cromwell clan split their time between the real world and “Halloweentown”, but the son of an old rival threatens to make the latter “real” and the real world a place of monsters.
12. Mickey’s House of Villains (2002)
This animated feature is rated G. The villains from popular animated Disney films are gathered at the House of Mouse with plans to take over. It’s all up to Mickey and his friends to overthrow evil and return the House of Mouse to normal.
13. The Haunted Mansion (2003)
This movie is rated PG. Eddie Murphy stars in this spooky, funny live-action comedy. Check out my full review HERE.
14. Halloweentown High (2004)
This movie is rated G. Kimberly J. Brown and Debbie Reynolds star in this live-action Disney Channel original movie. When Marnie convinces the Halloweentown Council to send several teenagers to her high school in the mortal world, she even promises to give up her magic if any harm comes to them. But soon, Marnie and her new friends are in trouble and out of luck when the evil Knight Of The Iron Dagger appears. He’s determined to destroy all things magical, and it’s up to Marnie to save her high school, the human world, and her magic.
15. Twitches (2005)
This live-action Disney Channel Original Movie is rated PG. Reunited on their 21st birthday, twin sisters (Tia Mowry, Tamera Mowry) use their magic powers to save their kingdom from the forces of darkness.
16. Twitches Too (2007)
17. Return to Halloweentown (2006)
The live-action Disney Channel Original Movie is rated PG. Marnie (Sara Paxton) and Dylan are going to follow their dreams to go to college, at Halloweentown University, which is also known as Witch University.
18. Spooky Buddies (2011)
This live-action movie is rated G. Disney’s irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them far across town to a mysterious mansion where something very spooky is going on. With the help of some unexpected new friends including a friendly ghost this exciting adventure is howling-good Buddy fun.
19. Frankenweenie (2012)
This animated movie is rated PG. From Disney and creative genius Tim Burton comes the hilarious and offbeat Frankenweenie, a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor uses science to bring his best friend back to life — with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor’s fellow students, teachers, and the entire town learn that getting a new “leash on life” can be monstrous. Check out my full review HERE.
20. Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie (2005).
This animated movie is rated G. It’s a hilariously haunting Halloween in the Hundred Acre Wood. Roo’s best new pal, Lumpy, is excited to trick-or-treat for the first time … until Tigger warns them about the dreaded Gobloon, who’ll turn you into a Jaggedy Lantern if he catches you. But if they catch the Gobloon before it catches them, they get to make a wish!
21. Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)
This live-action movie is rated PG. This movie is an adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s same-named novel. Bradbury, one of the masters of modern science fiction, also wrote the screenplay. In a small American town, a diabolical circus and its demonic proprietor prey on the townsfolk.
22. Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey’s Monster Musical (2015)
Full-length Animated feature rated G. Visit the creaky castle of kindly “Count Mickula” and help your Clubhouse pals solve a puzzling riddle: Who, or what, is making a curious clanging, banging noise? With the right Monster Mouseketools and help from YOU, this mystery will soon be history!
23. Toy Story of Terror (2014)
24. Descendants (2015)
This live-action movie has a fun twist, the children of the classic Disney villains are the stars. The villains’ descendants have been granted permission to attend prep school in the kingdom with the Disney heroes’ kids. The movie is really good and the soundtrack is awesome!
25. Disney’s Tower of Terror (1997)
This live action movie is based on the Walt Disney ride and stars Kirsten Dunst and Steve Guttenberg. A disgraced reporter investigates an abandoned luxury hotel where five people mysteriously disappeared sixty years earlier.
26. Into the Woods (2014)
This live-action movie is rated PG. A witch (Meryl Streep) tasks a childless baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree. This movie is a musical and can get pretty dark at times.
27. Winnie the Pooh – Frankenpooh and Spookable Pooh (2000)
28. Under Wraps (1997)
This live-action Disney Channel Original movie is not rated. This movie is also considered the first Disney Channel Original Movie. It is about 3 kids that accidentally re-animate a mummy on Halloween.
29. Freaky Friday (1997, 2003)
Both of these movies are live action and are wonderful in their own respects. The original Freaky Friday is rated G and the newer one is rated PG. An overworked mother and her daughter do not get along.
30. Monsters Inc. (2001)
This animated movie is rated G. Monsters Incorporated is the largest scare factory in the monster world, and James P. Sullivan (John Goodman) is one of its top scarers. His scare assistant, best friend and roommate is Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal), Find out how the monster world went from scaring children to making them laugh!
- Movie Time Snack: Mike Wazowski’s Eye-Popppin’ Popcorn Recipe.
31. Monster’s University (2013)
- Full movie review.
- Want to find some Easter Eggs in Monster’s University? Check out this great article from Frontierland Station.
What one is your favorite Disney Halloween movie?
Here is a printable checklist of the Disney Halloween Movies listed as well as Coco.
***Originally published Oct. 1, 2014***