One of the most celebrated seasons of the year, the ‘Halloween’ season is almost here, and what’s better than watching some spooky Halloween movies to get into the Halloween mood. Starting from the little kid to the eldest person in the house, everyone loves Halloween. And it is also no secret that Disney has some of the best Halloween movies that can be enjoyed by both young children and adults. Today in this post we will be going over “10 best Disney Halloween movies of all time” that everyone should watch.
Best Disney Halloween Movies
Maleficent is a Disney live-action movie that is based on the evil character in Sleeping Beauty, Maleficent. The story tells how she gets into a complicated relationship when she tries to curse an infant princess and discovers that the princess may be the one who can restore her land. It is directed by Robert Stromberg, and it stars Angelina Jolie as Maleficent and Elle Fanning as Aurora. The supporting cast includes Sam Riley, Juno Temple, Imelda Staunton, and more great actors. This is a must-watch movie if you love Disney movies because it paints a different picture of the iconic character.
James and The Giant Peach is an animated Disney movie that tells a story about a young orphaned boy named James who is forced to live with his cruel aunts, then he starts to befriend magical insects that take him on a journey inside a magical giant peach. The movie is directed by Henry Selick and Paul Terry voices the main character, James. The supporting characters are voiced by Joanna Lumley, Simon Callow, Richard Dreyfuss, Jane Leeves, and more. The movie has a beautiful score that was also nominated for an Academy Award. This is certainly a beautiful movie to enjoy with the little ones.
Coco is a beautiful animated movie that tells a story about a young boy named Miguel who aspires to be a musician, but his family has a generations-old ban on music. So he tries to go against his family in order to pursue his passion. The movie is directed by Lee Unkrich & Adrian Molina and Anthony Gonzalez voices Miguel. Gael García Berna, Alanna Ubach, Benjamin Bratt are some voice actors that voice the supporting characters. The movie is packed with beautiful songs and visuals also showing the beautiful side of Mexican culture. Coco won 2 Oscars for The Best Score and the Best Animated Feature Film in 2018. So you know this is something you shouldn’t miss out on.
The Haunted Mansion tells a story about a real estate agent named Jim Evers and his family that decides to take a vacation and they wind up at a creepy mansion. Jim and his family will have to break a curse to escape the mansion. The movie is directed by Rob Minkoff and Eddie Murphy plays the main role of Jim Evers. Marsha Thomason, Jennifer Tilly, Terence Stamp, and many other actors play supporting characters. This movie is a nice mix of fun and spookiness. When there’s Eddie Murphy in a movie then you know it’s worth watching.
Hocus Pocus is a great Disney movie that tells a story about three 300-year-old witches “The Sanderson sisters” who are accidentally brought back to life by three teenagers. So the teens now have to save the town from those witches. The movie is directed by Kenny Ortega and Sarah Parker, Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy plays the roles of the three Sanderson sisters. It is filled with a lot of fun moments, it also has a very entertaining story. Hocus Pocus is also one of the most popular Halloween movies in the ’90s and it’s still being loved by many people.
The Nightmare Before Christmas is a Disney animated movie that tells a story about how Jack Skellington is the “Pumpkin King” of Halloween Town, decides to change up his annual routine and tries to take over Christmas by kidnapping Santa Claus. The movie is directed by Henry Selick and Danny Elfman plays the main role of Jack Skellington. Catherine O’Hara, Chris Sarandon, and others voice some of the supporting characters. Also, the story is written by Tim Burton, so I hope I don’t have to remind you that it’s certainly an enjoyable movie.
Frankenweenie is a great animation movie by Disney. It tells the story of Young Victor Frankenstein who tries to resurrect his little dog Sparky in a risky science experiment, after the shocking death of Sparky. The movie is directed by Tim Burton and Charlie Tahan voices Victor Frankenstein. Winona Ryder, Catherine O’Hara, Martin Short, Martin Landau also voices some of the supporting characters in the movie. The story is entertaining to watch. Frankenweenie is one of the best movies that perfectly suits the Halloween theme.
Disney’s Halloweentown tells a story about 3 siblings; Marnie, Sophie, and Dylan who find out that their mom is a magical witch. And then Marnie discovers that she also has magical powers, so she sneaks out and follows her grandmother to a magical place called Halloweentown. The movie is directed by Duwayne Dunham and Debbie Reynolds, Kimberly J. Brown, Judith Hoag, and Joey Zimmerman play the main roles in it. This is another popular Halloween classic that is loved by many audiences. Halloweentown was later followed by 3 more sequels named Halloweentown II, Halloweentown High, and Return to Halloweentown.
Into the Woods is a Disney Live-action that unfolds a story about A witch that makes a childless baker and his wife go on a three-day adventure to get magical items from classic fairy tales, but unfortunately things don’t go as planned. The movie is directed by
Rob Marshall and stars many great actors like Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Chris Pine, and James Corden. This is probably one of the best Disney live actions out there, it brings together the stars of everyone’s favorites fairytales.
Disney’s Twitches tells a story about twin sisters named Alex and Camryn who are also witches. They get separated at birth and get adopted by 2 different families, but the sisters reunite on their 21st birthday and use their powers to save their mother and kingdom. The movie is directed by Stuart Gillard and Tia Mowry-Hardrict and Tamera Mowry-Housley plays the roles of the twins. This is also a great mix of horror and comedy that fits the Halloween picture. Twitchers was later followed by its sequel Twitches Too which was released 2 years after this.