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15 Not So Scary Movies

It's Halloween Weekend — Why Not Have a (Not So) Scary Movie Marathon?

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It's Halloween Weekend — Why Not Have a (Not So) Scary Movie Marathon?

Last night was Halloween and in our eyes it's the perfect excuse to have a scary movie marathon. But we know that horror films, especially the gore-filled variety, aren't everyone's cup of tea, which is why we're bringing out films that are a little on the safer side. Some are funny, some will bring out the kid in you, and some are iconic, so click through and see what suits your mood on this spooky date!

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postmodernsleaze postmodernsleaze 5 years
I just remembered that Gremlins should have made the list too :)
Renees3 Renees3 5 years
i thought shaun of the dead was pretty scary too. Beetlejuice I actually just rewatched a couple weeks ago and the claymation and effects are pretty cheasy now so it's not as scary :-) We're going as Jack and Sally from TNBC this halloween, can't wait!
postmodernsleaze postmodernsleaze 5 years
I love horror movies, but I still adore this list-- nothing like a classic, feel-good Halloween movie :) (especially the old Sleepy Hollow, I still LOVE that movie!) Beetlejuice should replace Shaun of the Dead on the list. I could still see Shaun of the Dead freaking a few people out, even if it does include some comedy.
bleached bleached 6 years
I love Practical Magic! I can't even count how many times I've seen it. I would have added The Corpse Bride as well since it's in the same vein as other Tim Burton classics
Allyace Allyace 6 years
I am definitely watching Hocus Pocus on Saturday :).
lilkimbo lilkimbo 6 years
Great list! It's not necessarily for kids, but I think Zombieland would be a great addition, as well!
redchick152 redchick152 6 years
i loved hocus pocus when i was little!!!!!
Pampire Pampire 6 years
I love all "scary" movies but these are ones I can enjoy with my children. But where is elvira mistress of the dark? She is the queen of Halloween after all! :witch:
mharvent mharvent 6 years
I don't know about you guys but when I was a kid, The Addams Family scared me
akmarspice akmarspice 6 years
I agree, Beetlejuice should be here too! To me, it's entertaining and semi-scary.
Ellenora Ellenora 6 years
funkygeorge--I'm going to have to disagree with you about Beetlejuice. That movie scared me (yes, I'm a wimp)!
shmoo15 shmoo15 6 years
Loves it!
funkygeorge funkygeorge 6 years
Great list, but I would have added Beatlejuice!
misshouston misshouston 6 years
Thanks for representing for us wimps, Buzz -- we always feel left out this time of year, but not now!
limelindsey limelindsey 6 years
Yes! I've seen all of these except "Idle Hands." And they're all right up my alley.
genesisrocks genesisrocks 6 years
Exactly the kind of slideshow I need!
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