The Best Halloween Movies on Disney+

Disney+ is brewing up another year of spooky viewing for Halloween. At this time of year, you can’t beat snuggling up on the sofa with some scary movies, or in the case of the little ones not too scary Halloween movies. 

From exciting new originals such as Muppets Haunted Mansion and Just Beyond to beloved Halloween classics including Hocus Pocus and The Nightmare Before Christmasthere’s something for everyone to enjoy on October 31st and kids of all ages can get involved in the Halloween festivities. 

We have listed the best Halloween Movies on Disney plus for 2021. This Halloween movie list includes brand new Disney+ originals, and some of your favourite Halloween classics. We have gathered 31 suggestions in total, so why not kick off Halloween now and watch something spooky every day throughout October. 

31 of the best Halloween Disney Movies to Watch as a family every day throughout October

Why not put together your own Halloween movie night with some spooky treats and snacks? We will share some Halloween movie night snack ideas at the end of this blog post so keep reading. 

New Halloween Content on Disney+ for October 2021

Muppets Haunted Mansion Disney+ Original and the first ever Muppets Halloween Special 

In Muppets Haunted Mansion, world-famous daredevil The Great Gonzo takes on the greatest challenge of his life by spending the night in the  scariest place on Earth: the Haunted Mansion. Teamed with his friend Pepé the King Prawn, this musical comedy reunites Kermit and the entire  Muppets gang, who portray the beloved grim grinning ghosts of the Haunted Mansion in this star-studded, frightfully funny Muppets adventure.

LEGO Star Wars: Terrifying Tales – Disney+ Original

lego Star Wars terrifying tales

After the events of The Rise of Skywalker, Poe and BB-8 must make an emergency landing on the volcanic planet Mustafar, where they meet the greedy and conniving Graballa the Hutt who has purchased Darth Vader’s castle and is renovating it into the galaxy’s first all-inclusive Sith-inspired luxury hotel.  

While waiting for his X-Wing to be repaired, Poe, BB-8, Graballa, and Dean (a plucky and courageous young boy who works as Graballa’s  mechanic) venture deep into the mysterious castle with Vader’s loyal servant, Vaneé. Along the way, Vaneé shares three creepy stories linked to ancient artefacts and iconic villains from across all eras of Star Wars. As Vaneé spins his tales and lures our heroes deeper into the shadowy underbelly of the castle, a sinister plan emerges. With the help of Dean, Poe and BB-8 will have to face their fears, stop an ancient evil from rising, and escape to make it back to their friends.

Black Widow – Streaming now, also available to watch in cinemas

black widow movie poster

In Marvel Studios’ action-packed spy thriller Black Widow, Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger. Black Widow is the first film in Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Just Beyond – Disney+ Original Streaming from 13th October – exclusively on Disney+

Just Beyond Disney+ New series from R.L Stine

Inspired by the writings of R.L. Stine, Just Beyond is an eight-episode anthology series that tells astonishing and thought-provoking stories of a  reality just beyond the one we know. Each episode introduces viewers to a new cast of characters who must go on a surprising journey of self discovery in a supernatural world of witches, aliens, ghosts and parallel universes.

Cruella – Streaming now

Disney’s “Cruella,” an all-new live-action feature film about the rebellious early days of one of cinemas most notorious – and notoriously fashionable – villains, played by Emma Stone. 

Scary Movie 4 – Streaming from 15th October 

Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures – Stream the Halloween Episode from 20th October

Disney’s Magic Bake-Off – Stream the Halloween Episode from 20th October

Mickey’s Tale of Two Witches Streaming from 8th October

Vampirina S3 – Stream episodes 1-10 from 6th October, 11-15 from 20th October,  and 16-20 from 27th October exclusively on Disney+

The Best Disney Movies to Watch at Halloween

As well as new content, Disney+ also gives you access to so much of the Disney back catalogue (and Marvel, and Star and National Geographic and Stars Wars and lots more!) 

Here are some of our favourite classic Disney movies to watch with the family at Halloween. We have put together our top 20 list for Halloween viewing with all the family, with a mixture of live action movies and animated Disney movies. 

Maleficient

Coco

(also on Disney+ is “A Celebration of the Music from Coco” – The reimagined live-to-film concert experience recorded at the legendary Hollywood Bowl. Bringing to life performances from the spectacular Disney-Pixar film “Coco,” this is a magical and musical celebration of the Day of the Dead) 

Hocus Pocus

Watch out for Hocus Pocus 2 coming next year: Spooky Sequel to Disney’s Halloween Cult Classic “Hocus Pocus” to Cast its Spell on Disney+ Viewers in 2022

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Toy Story of Terror

This movie is a Disney short, with a length 22 minutes. Great for younger kids at Halloween

Frankenweenie

Halloween Town

Twitches

twitches disney movie with tia and Tamera mowry

Into the Woods

Disney Spooky Buddies

Monsters Inc

The Haunted Mansion

The Black Cauldron

Girl Vs Monster

Mickey’s House of Villains

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie

Zombies

Mom’s Got a Date with a Vampire

Wizards of Waverley Place: the Movie

Fantasia

Edward Scissor Hands

Watch together on Halloween

If you can’t get together with you family and friends for a Halloween party this year, due to distance, you can still watch together, wherever you are thanks to Disney+ GroupWatch. 

The GroupWatch feature allows you to sync your streams with up to six other people so you can all pause, break and rewind together.

Send this list to your friends and family who live far away, then take a vote on which movie you guys are going to sync up and watch together this Halloween. 

Disney+ is suitable for audiences of all ages, thanks to the robust parental controls. 

The app includes easy-to-use parental controls enabling  a completely family friendly experience. As a main account holder, you can select bespoke content rating for each profile:  6+, 9+, 12+, 14+, 16+ or 18+

This is great, meaning that our older kids can find something to keep them on the edge of their seat, but their little sister’s account stays safe and not too scary. 

And remember, if no content rating is set, the default rating  will be 14+ per profile so make sure to set up everyone’s account for the ages you need. 

Halloween Movie Night Snack Ideas

Every movie night needs snacks. Here are some fun ideas to get you in Halloween party mood, and make your Halloween movie time even more fun. 

7 thoughts on “The Best Halloween Movies on Disney+”

  1. After carefully crafting your costumes, loading up on plenty of sweet and sugary treats and covering your home with festive decorations, the last thing on your Halloween to-do list is to settle in for a spooky flick. If you’re trying to get your Halloween movie fix without terrifying the kids, Disney has got you covered with an extensive library of nerve-wracking (but not nightmare-inducing) Disney Halloween movies.

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