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Halloween (Movies)

Get ready for Halloween with these movies - from family favorites to scary classics!

Beetlejuice

A couple of likable ghosts contact the afterlife's bio-exorcist to rid their home of a trendy New York family that moves in

The birds

Nothing equals The Birds for sheer terror when Alfred Hitchcock unleashes his foul friends in one of his most shocking and memorable masterpieces. As beautiful blonde Melanie Daniels (Tippi Hedren) rolls into Bodega Bay in pursuit of eligible bachelor Mitch Brenner (Rod Taylor), she is inexplicably attacked by a seagull. Suddenly thousands of birds are flocking into town, preying on schoolchildren and residents in a terrifying series of attacks. Soon Mitch and Melanie are fighting for their lives against a deadly force that can't be explained and can't be stopped in one of Hollywood's most horrific films of nature gone berserk. - Amazon

Ghostbusters

The paratroopers of the paranormal face their greatest challenge when a woman discovers that her refrigerator leads directly to the gates of hell! With the whole world watching, it's up to the Ghostbusters to keep Manhattan from becoming a madhouse!

Ghostbusters . (2016)

Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat

The exorcist : The version you've never seen before

A young girl becomes possessed by the devil and causes several violent deaths before she can be cured

Friday the 13th

Camp Crystal Lake has been closed for over twenty years due to several vicious and unsolved murders. New owners reopen the camp, only to have each counselor stalked by a violent killer. This 24-hour nightmare of blood unfolds into a film which is widely acclaimed for its horrifying and creative murder sequences

Halloween

A murderer that's been institutionalized since he was a child escapes and is chased though his hometown by his psychiatrist. Bonus features include a featurette, talent bios, and galleries

The craft

A troubled 17-year-old moves to L.A. and into a new school. She takes up with three rebels who like to dabble in witchcraft

Carrie

"Carrie White is a shy young girl who doesn't make friends easily. After her classmates taunt her about her horrified reaction to her totally unexpected first period one of them takes pity on her and gets Tommy Ross, her boyfriend and class hunk, to invite Carrie to the senior prom. Meanwhile another girl who has been banned from the prom for her continued aggressive behaviour is not as forgiving and plans a trick to embarrass Carrie in front of the whole school. What she doesn't realise is that Carrie is...gifted, and you really don't want to get her angry"--Internet Movie Database

Casper . 2-DVD edition

Determined to get her hands on her father's hidden fortune, Carrigan is forced to hire an afterlife therapist to exercise the ghosts that keep frightening her away. Dr. Harvey and his daughter, Kat, move in and soon Kat meets Casper, the friendliest ghost. But Casper's uncles are still determined to drive all the "fleshies" away

The Thing

Set in the winter of 1982 at a research station in Antarctica, a twelve man research team finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has remained buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Unfrozen and unleashed, the THING creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them

Zombieland

In a world that has become overrun with zombies, two men must figure out how to survive. Wimpy Columbus is afraid of his own shadow, while Tallahassee is the biggest, baddest, gun-toting zombie-slayer who ever lived. When they meet two sisters, Wichita and Little Rock, the four strike out for an amusement park that is said to be zombie-free. This mismatched group will have to rely on each other to survive, which could be worse than surrendering to the zombies

The Amityville horror (1979) ; The Amityville horror (2005)

In November of 1974, a family of six was murdered in their home. A year later, a new family occupies the house which is now seemingly possessed by unspeakable evil

The Blair Witch Project

Three student filmmakers set out into the forest to film a documentary on a legend known as The Blair Witch. As they become lost in the woods, an unseen evil begins to stalk and harass them. They soon realize that what they are filming is not a legend, but their own descent into a horrifying encounter with the supernatural

Child's play

Six-year-old Andy is thrilled when he gets a brand-new cheery Chucky doll for his birthday. But he quickly discovers that Chucky is possessed by the soul of a notorious serial killer who swiftly begins terrorizing Andy, his ill-fated babysitter and his disbelieving mom. And he doesn't stop there. Proving he's nobody to toy with, the demonic doll schemes to transfer his evil spirit out of its "kid-friendly" container-- and into Andy

Little shop of horrors

In this musical, business booms at Mushnik's Flower Shop when an exotic potted plant called Audrey II arrives. People are rushing in to see it--and disappearing

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

It's Halloween, and all of the high spirited Peanuts gang are off on their respective "scare-raising" adventures

Hocus pocus

When three outlandishly wild witches are accidentally conjured up by pranksters, they return from 17th century Salem and set out to cast a spell on the town, but first they must outwit three kids and a talking cat

A nightmare on Elm Street

When her best friend Tina is brutally murdered, teenager Nancy suspects the killer isn't Tina's boyfriend but rather a much more horrifying figure from her dreams. Convinced that this vicious murderer is stalking her friends and killing them as they sleep, Nancy enters a desperate race against time to bring him out of her dream world and stop the bloodbath...before she falls asleep and becomes his next victim

A nightmare on Elm Street

Five teenage friends living on one street all dream of a sinister man with a disfigured face, a frightening voice, and a gardener's glove with knives for fingers. One by one, he terrorizes them within their dreams, where the rules are his and the only way out is to wake up. But when one among them dies, they soon realize that what happens in their dreams happens for real and the only way to stay alive is to stay awake

The nightmare before Christmas . 1-DVD edition

Bored with the same old scare-and-scream routine, Pumpkin King Jack Skellington longs to spread the joy of Christmas. But his merry mission puts Santa in jeopardy and creates a nightmare for good little boys and girls everywhere!

Poltergeist

Life is very pleasant for a California family until a host of other-worldly forces invades their peaceful suburban home. Their house is turned into a supernatural sideshow, and if the family doesn't clear out, they will be swept off into nightmarish chaos

Psycho

An unsuspecting victim visits the Bates Motel and falls prey to one of cinema's most notorious psychopaths - Norman Bates. Featuring one of the most iconic scenes in film history - the infamous 'Shower Scene' - plus new bonus features

Omen '76 & Omen '06 double feature

After a series of grotesque murders and dire warnings, the Thorns come to the horrifying realization that their child is the son of Satan! Contains both the 1976 and 2006 versions of the film

The Rocky Horror picture show

A mixture of fantastical rock opera and horror movie spoof. A couple of ordinary kids have car trouble one dark and rainy night and knock on the door of a looming gothic mansion. They are stunned to learn that they have stumbled into an ongoing convention of kinky characters, hosted by Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a mad scientist from the planet Transsexual

Rosemary's baby

After unwittingly becoming friendly with a coven of witches and warlocks, a young wife is impregnated by the Devil

Rosemary's baby

Rosemary and Guy start a new life in Paris, where a good deed leads to friendship with a rich and powerful couple who may be hiding a dark secret

The Texas chain saw massacre

One summer afternoon in rural Texas, five young friends hear reports of grave robbing and set out to check on a family grave. Soon after, one-by-one they wander into the murderous clutches of Leatherface

Young Frankenstein

A finely tuned parody of the old Frankenstein movies, in which Wilder returns to the old country to clear his family name

Tyler Perry's boo! a Madea Halloween

Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a hilarious, haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens

Tyler Perry's Boo 2!: A Madea Halloween

Madea, Bam, and Hattie venture to a haunted campground and the group must run for their lives when monsters, goblins, and the boogeyman are unleashed

Scream

A series of mysterious murders committed by a masked killer transforms a seemingly peaceful community into a place where no one is safe and everyone is suspect. Part horror movie and part spoof of the slasher genre

Sleepy Hollow

In this version of Washington Irving's classic tale, Ichabod Crane is an eccentric investigator sent to Sleepy Hollow to probe a series of murders allegedly committed by a headless horseman.

The Addams Family. Volume 1

Join Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, and the rest of America's first family of fright as they have a fiendishly funny and creepy time. Episodes include: Green Eyed Gomez; The Addams Family Goes to School; Lurch Learns to Dance; and more. This title has been Repackaged

The Addams family

When long-lost Uncle Fester reappears after twenty-five years in the Bermuda Triangle, the other members of the off-beat Addams clan plan a great celebration, only to begin to suspect that he may not be who he claims to be

The Munsters. Season 1 . Discs 1-3

The Munsters are America's first family of fright! There's Herman, devoted dad and 'working stiff'; Lily, the sassy homemaker; Grandpa, a former count who still loves to take a bite out of life; Marilyn, the 'black sheep' of the family; and Eddie, the little boy who loves to have a howling good time

Corpse Bride

Victor has messed up his vows during a wedding rehearsal, and is traveling through the woods, reciting his vows. He stops to rest in the woods,and while practicing. He finally gets them right and ceremoniously puts the wedding ring on a finger-shaped stick in the ground and says his wedding vows. The stick turns out to be a rotted finger belonging to a murdered girl who has returned as a zombie and insists that she is now Victor's lawfully wedded wife

The shining : 2-disc special edition

A writer and his family are snowbound in a hotel and are haunted by either the hotel itself or the writer's dementia

Get Out

A young black man meets his white girlfriend's parents at their estate, only to find out that the situation is much more sinister than it appears

Us

Haunted by trauma from her past and compounded by a string of eerie coincidences, Adelaide grows increasingly certain that something bad is going to befall her family. After spending a tense beach day with their friends, Adelaide and her family return to their vacation home. When darkness falls, the Wilsons discover the silhouette of four figures holding hands as they stand in the driveway. The endearing American family faces doppelgangers of themselves

Dracula

Jonathan Harker is a young lawyer who is assigned to a gloomy village just outside of Transylvania. He is forced to stay at the castle of the undead vampire Dracula and imprisoned by his minons. Dracula travels to London after being inspired by a photograph of Harker's betrothed, Mina Murray. Once Dracula lands in England, his reign of seduction and terror begins. He drains the life from Mina's closest friend, Lucy Westenra. Lucy's friends, including her fiancé, gather together to try to drive Dracula away

Scary stories to tell in the dark

It's l968 in America. Change is blowing in the wind, but seemingly far removed from the unrest in the cities is the small town of Mill Valley, where for generations the shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large. It is in their mansion on the edge of town that Sarah, a young girl with horrible secrets, turned her tortured life into a series of scary stories, written in a book that has transcended time

Carving the perfect pumpkin

"This easy to follow, step-by-step instructional DVD will have you carving like a professional in no time"--Container

Halloween face painting

"This easy to follow, step-by-step instructional DVD will teach you how to paint faces like a professional"--Container

The Simpsons: Treehouse of horror

Four tales of Simpsons horror
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