Top 5 Halloween Movies For a Good Haunting

All the ghosts and ghouls are coming out to prey. Get into the Halloween spirit by hosting a thrill of a flick-fest. Throw some pumpkin recipes (maybe a few pumpkin beers) together and break out the classics. Five Halloween movies are best fit for a good haunting.

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Halloween (1978)

One stormy Halloween night, six-year-old Michael Myers brutally murdered his 17-year-old sister Judith and was locked away in a mental institution. Fifteen years later, while he was being transferred for a court date, he stole a car and returned to his old neighborhood of Haddonfield, Illinois in search of his next victim.

Friday the 13th (1980)

Crystal Lake’s polluted past doesn’t discourage a group of camp counselors from trying to reopen a summer program. Elder locals advise against it, but their warnings remain in the shadows. Young folks like Jack (Kevin Bacon), Alice (Adrienne King), Bill (Harry Crosby), Marcie (Jeannine Taylor) and Ned (Mark Nelson) are stalked and stabbed by a merciless killer as they struggle to stay alive.

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund), a cruel serial killer, preys on several Midwestern teenagers and kills them in their dreams. Survivors, like Nancy (Heather Langenkamp) and Glen (Johnny Depp), try to unwrap the mystery before it’s too late.

Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Zombie fanatics—this one’s for you. A group of civilians barricade themselves in an abandoned farmhouse to escape from corpses that feed off the living. The zombies start to maneuver inside and one by one prey on their next meal.

The Haunting (1963)

The Haunting was released in 1963 and still holds its own. An anthropologist with an interest in psychic phenomena takes two specially selected women to a haunted mansion. They are immediately overwhelmed by paranormal activity and one woman starts to lose her mind.