What are the G-Rated Halloween movies? Are there any horror movies that a kid can also enjoy? It is the month of Halloween, and what can be the best way to enjoy the festival than watching horror movies like The Ring, The Conjuring, and Donnie Darko. Because these movies don’t fail to provide jump scares and adrenaline rush. However, these movies are not suitable for kids to enjoy. So let’s look at some spooky movies which even small kids can enjoy this Halloween.
G-Rated movies stand for General Rating movies. This category of movies is not restricted to any specific age and gender. Further, these movies don’t contain any violence, mature content, or nudity. Therefore, horror movies with G-Rating are for everyone, not only adults but also kids can enjoy these movies. G-Rated horror movies are more on the scale of sweet and lightheartedness than spooky. These movies might not give you any jump scares or adrenaline rushes, but you would enjoy it with your entire family. Now, let’s look into some G-Rated Halloween movies for kids to enjoy this Halloween.
This 2012 stop-motion animated movie would be a superb choice to enjoy Halloween. ParaNorman is a movie about a young boy, Norman Babcock. He can speak with the dead. But because of this ability, the town’s people treat him like an outcast. Therefore, he loves to talk to the spirits than living people. However, he had to team up with kids in his town to stop a witch and her zombie soldiers before they wreak havoc. This dark fantasy comedy horror is a creation of director Chris Butler, which was released on August 17, 2012. Further, ParaNorman is available on Netflix.
Also Read: Kdramas To Watch During Halloween This Year
What if scaring kids is a job for the monsters? This animated movie by Pixar revolves around this very concept. The plot is set in a monster city, Monstropolis. Two monsters, Sulley and Mike, live in that city and works for Monsters, Inc. In this company, highly skilled monsters go to the human world to scare kids because their screams are the source of energy to run the city. However, the kids these days don’t get scared easily. Further, one little girl, Boo, comes to the monster world with Sulley. Now, Mike and Sulley hide the little girl and send her back to the human world. This cute monster movie is the directorial debut for director Pete Docter, and the movie received positive reviews from the audience and critics. You can visit Disney Plus to watch Monster, Inc.
Just imagine a place where the most popular monsters assemble. Undoubtedly, it would be the most dangerous place in existence for a human to visit. This American animated movie is about such a hotel, which is run by the strongest vampire, Count Dracula. Further, many other monsters like Werewolf, Frankenstein, and Invisible Man visit the place. However, the place is not scary but a fun place where all these legendary monsters are just partying. But an uninvited guest, a human man named Johnny, interrupts this monster party. He also falls in love with Dracula’s 118-year-old daughter, Mavis. Undoubtedly, Hotel Transylvania is one of the best G-Rated Halloween movies to watch, even with kids. This movie is an enormous hit and also has sequels 2,3, and Tranformania. You can watch all Hotel Transylvania sequels on Netflix.
From most horror movies, we know ghosts are vengeful or demonic spirits. They haunt ours possess humans to get more powerful or just satisfy themselves. But what if this is not always the case and there is a friendly ghost who befriends a ghost? The 1995 movie is about an old house by Ms. Carrigan. She inherited this house from her dead father. But some notorious ghosts haunt the house, and so Ms. Carrigan hires Dr. James Harvey to get rid of the ghosts. He comes with his 12-year-old daughter, Kat. She befriends Casper, a friendly ghost, and they protect Kat’s father from Casper’s rowdy uncles. This light-hearted ghost movie is available on Amazon Prime Video and Netflix.
Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie
Winnie the Pooh is one of the most successful series of Disney. The series also has a perfect movie for Halloween, Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie. This Disney movie is about Lumpy’s first Halloween. He, along with Roo, was visiting others for some trick-or-treats. Further, Pooh and their friends decide to discover the imaginary monster, Gobloon. The movie is full of moments that freakouts Pooh and friends, but those moments will make you burst into laughter. It also has some life lessons for the kids to learn. This American animated movie came out on September 13, 2005, and you can watch it on Disney Plus.
Mom’s Got a Date with a Vampire
What’s the best you can do when your mom grounds you in the house? This American horror-comedy is about two siblings, Chelsea and Adam, who are grounded by their mother. However, they have some plans, and to fulfill those plans, they set their mother on a date with a mysterious man, Dimitri. However, Chelsea and Adam’s youngest brother, Taylor, suspects that Dimitri is a vampire. Therefore, the three siblings, along with a vampire hunter, go to protect their mother from the vampire. This movie features Caroline Rhea, Matt O’Leary, and Robert Carradine in lead roles. This movie was released on October 13, 2000, You can enjoy it on Disney Plus.
Toy Story of Terror
This Pixar movie is also like the everyday Toy Story movie you love, but this one got a little spooky factor into it. Bonnie and his mother are out on a trip, and as usual, Bonnie is carrying his toys. However, Bonnie and his mother encounter a flat tire which forces them to spend the night in a hotel. But Mr.Potato goes missing, and Andy, along with his toy friends, goes looking for him. However, the adventure is full of spookiness, and eventually, all toys go missing except for Jessie. She has to solve the mystery and find her friends. Toy Story of Terror is a short movie that came out on October 16, 2013, and you can watch the G-rated Halloween movie on Disney Plus.
We all have heard the name of Dracula, the most fearsome monster and the strongest vampire in existence. There are countless stories about his terror. But what if the ferocious Count Dracula of the stories is not like that, and he is a good guy. Dear Dracula is about a young boy, Sam, who writes a letter to the Vampire Count and asks him for his figurine. Instead of a figurine, Dracula himself appears at the kid’s Halloween party. Further, Chad Van De Keere directed this movie, and it came out on October 16, 2012. You can watch it on Amazon Prime Video to enjoy Halloween.
This 1998 film is the best choice to enjoy Halloween with the entire family. The film revolves around Marnie and her family. She has an argument with her mother, Gwen, about why she doesn’t allow her and her siblings to go out during Halloween. However, Marnie’s grandmother, Arggie, visits them on Halloween. However, the kids find out that their grandma and mother are witches. They follow Grandma Aggie to a place called Halloweentown, but there are some evil forces attacking Marnie and her family. Therefore, Marnie and her family need to fight these evil forces with their magical prowess. Duwayne Dunham directed this movie, and actors like Debbie Reynolds, Kimberly J. Brown, and Judith Hoag are the main actors in this movie. Further, Halloweentown came out on October 17, 1998, and you can watch it on Disney Plus.