Best Halloween Animation Movies for Kids

Looking for good Halloween movies for kids this year? Animation movies for kids will always delight, though good scary movies for kids seem harder to come by. The trick is to find something that is a treat for all ages and won’t scare them from going to sleep at night.

So, which good Halloween movies for kids should you put on your TV to entertain a younger audience?

1. It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!

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Source: Lee Mendelson Film Productions

Among the best animation movies for kids, this Peanuts classic sees the gang celebrating Halloween. They trick-or-treat, have a party, and Linus waits for the Great Pumpkin to come. 

2. Mickey’s House of Villains

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Source: Disney

When it comes to good Halloween movies for kids, you can’t go wrong with Mickey Mouse! He comes up against Disney villains including Jafar, Cruella, Ursula, Maleficent, Captain Hook, and Hades. With a little help from Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Pluto, and Goofy, this is sure to be a hit for your kids on Halloween.

3. Monsters Inc.

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Source: Pixar

This good scary movie for kids features monsters that they’ll love. Sulley and Mike Wazowski scare up screams to power Monstropolis until a little girl comes into their lives and scares them. It’s scary-good fun for everyone!

4. Hotel Transylvania

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Source: Sony Pictures


Who knew Dracula had a fabulous resort? In Hotel Transylvania, monsters and their families get to have the vacation of a lifetime. When Dracula invites his monster friends to join in his daughter’s birthday, the party becomes chaotic when a regular guy comes to the hotel.

5. Toy Story of Terror

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Source: Pixar

It’s the Toy Story gang your child loves in this good scary movie for kids. On a road trip, Mr. Potato Head disappears and the toys all must find out what happen before it’s too late.

6. Scared Shrekless

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Source: Dreamworks

    Good Halloween movies for kids don’t get any better than this movie with Shrek and his family. As they scare the trick-or-treaters, Shrek boasts that you can’t scare ogres so Donkey starts a challenge to see who has the scariest story. Shrek makes it scarier by hosting the challenge in the former and now-abandoned castle of Lord Farquaad.


    7. Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie

    pooh halloween movieSource: Disney


    In the Hundred Acre Wood, Roo has a new friend named Lumpy who has never been trick-or-treating. Leave it up to Tigger to scare everyone with a story about the dreaded Gobloon that will turn them into a Jaggedy Lantern unless they catch him first and make their wishes come true.


    These 7 animation movies for kids are a little scary but loads of fun. They’re perfect to watch together as a family or put on in the background before heading out on your own trick-or-treat adventures to make your Halloween even more special!


    Writer: Jennifer Raskin

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