Thrill the Kids With These Family Halloween Movies on Disney+

Jill Holtz

October 26, 2020

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Looking for Halloween movie ideas for the kids? We’ve created this list of fun (and not too spooky) Disney family films. Grab some treats and thrill the kids with these family Halloween movies on Disney+

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This Halloween we may not be Trick or Treating or be able to have friends around for a Halloween party, so a family movie is a good excuse to get out the popcorn and treats.

Grab a blanket to snuggle under and a pillow to hide behind, and you’ll be all set with this fun list of family Halloween movies on Disney+.

We’ve also got a round-up of family Halloween movies on Netflix you won’t want to miss!

Fun Family Halloween Movies on Disney+


Suggested age 6+

Stream Frankenweenie on Disney+ 

Young Victor Frankenstein is a science nerd and outsider at school, but he does have one good friend: his dog, Sparky. But then, tragedy strikes, and Sparky shuffles off this mortal coil. Victor is heartbroken, but his science teacher gives him an idea of how to jolt old Sparky back to life. The experiment is successful, and all goes well, until Victor’s fellow students steal his secret and use it to resurrect other dead animals – with monstrous consequences.

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Hocus Pocus

Suggested age 9+

Stream Hocus Pocus on Disney+ 

After moving to Salem, Ma., teenager Max explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani and their new friend, Allison. After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches played by Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker, who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches’ book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.


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Toy Story of Terror

Suggested age 6+

Stream Toy Story of Terror on Disney+ 

This Halloween special follows the toys on a road trip, when a flat tire leads Bonnie and her mother to spend the night in a roadside motel. After Mr. Potato Head goes missing, the others begin to search for him, but they find themselves caught up in a mysterious sequence of events that leads them to a big conspiracy.

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Trick or Treat

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Suggested age 6+

Stream Trick or Treat on Disney+ 

When the nephews come to Donald’s house in their Halloween costumes he dumps water on them and laughs at his trick. A witch sees this and decides to help the kids. By magic she gives Donald a bad time and the kids finally get their treats.

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Suggested age 6+

Stream Coco on Disney+ 

Despite his family’s generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history.

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The Scream Team

The Scream Team (1)

Rating: 6+

Stream The Scream Team on Disney+

After the death of their grandfather, young Ian and Claire Carlyle discover that the tiny New England home town is something of a halfway house for restless ghosts, who cannot enter Heaven until they have redeemed themselves on Earth.


Rating: 6+

Stream Twitches on Disney+

Reunited on their 21st birthday, twin sisters Alex and Camryn (Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry) discover their magical powers double in strength when they work together to save their kingdom from the forces of darkness.


Suggested age 6+

Stream Halloweentown on Disney+ 

Marnie and her kids get a big shock when they follow grandma home to Halloweentown – and find out they come from a family of witches. The town is the only place where supernatural beings can lead a `normal’ life, but trouble is looming, and on her 13th birthday Marnie not only finds she is a witch, but that she and her family are involved in a fight against the evil that is threatening to take over the world.

Halloweentowntown High

Rating: 6+

Stream Halloweentown High on Disney+

Marnie puts her magic on the line to get several Halloweentown teenagers transferred to her high school in the mortal world. But soon, Marnie and her new friends are in trouble and out of luck when the evil Knight of the Iron Dagger appears. He’s determined to destroy all things magical, and it’s up to Marnie to save her high school, the human world and her magic.

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Don’t Look Under The Bed

Don't Look Under the Bed

Suggested age 8+

Stream Don’t Look Under The Bed on Disney+ 

Spooky tale about a no-nonsense teenager who refuses to believe in the supernatural – until she is confronted with the bogeyman under her bed. When somebody starts to play destructive pranks in her neighbourhood, the girl is framed as the culprit, but when she realises that the root of her problem is the real bogeyman, she is forced to change her mind about the paranormal.

Escape to Witch Mountain

Suggested age 9+

Stream Escape to Witch Mountain on Disney+ 

Tia and Tony are two orphaned siblings with extraordinary psychic powers. When their abilities attract the attention of a cruel millionaire, Aristotle Bolt, he kidnaps them with plans to exploit their powers for financial gain. Tony and Tia escape, and with the help of Jason O’Day, a bitter widower camping in a nearby RV, they attempt to elude Bolt and begin to discover their otherworldly origins.


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Suggested age 6+

Stream Gargoyles on Disney+ 

This spooky series on Disney+ features a species of nocturnal creatures known as gargoyles that turn to stone during the day, focusing on a clan led by Goliath. In the year 994, the clan lives in a castle in Scotland. In present day David Xanatos buys the castle and moves it to New York. When the castle is attacked, the gargoyles are awakened from a 1000 year curse.

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Have your say! Are any of these family Halloween movies on Disney+ a favourite in your house? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!

Thrill the Kids With These Family Halloween Movies on Disney plus

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