Get ready for some spooky laughs this Halloween season! Nothing gets you in the Halloween spirit quite like gathering friends and family to watch a fun, funny Halloween movie. From kid-friendly animated films to hilarious horror parodies, these movies blend scares and laughs for the ultimate Halloween movie night. Whether you love zombies, monsters and just plain silliness, our list has a funny Halloween movie for everyone. Read on for our top picks of the 40 best funny Halloween movies to watch in 2023 for families, kids and adults.

List of All 40 Best Funny Halloween Movies For Families and Friends

You can jump to any of of All 40 Best Funny Halloween Movies by clicking movie names provided in the following table:

Sr. No.

Movie Name

Release Year

IMDb Rating


A Haunted House




A Haunted House 2




Death Becomes Her




Young Frankenstein




The House With a Clock in Its Walls












Hocus Pocus




The Haunted Mansion




The Addams Family




It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown




Edward Scissorhands








Hubie Halloween




Double, Double, Toil and Trouble




The Nightmare Before Christmas




The Witches








Addams Family Values




Don't Look Under the Bed




Mom's Got a Date With a Vampire




Under Wraps








Practical Magic




Scary Movie




Teen Witch








Hotel Transylvania








Idle Hands








Monster House




Corpse Bride




Girl vs. Monster








Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed




The Monster Squad








Monster Family




Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse



Now, let's have a look at some all basic details of all movies mentioned above:

1 - A Haunted House (2013)

A Haunted House (2013) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead actors: Marlon Wayans (Malcolm Johnson), Essence Atkins (Kisha Davis)
  • Supporting actors: Cedric the Entertainer (Father Williams), David Koechner (Dan the Security Man)
  • Director: Michael Tiddes
  • Release date: January 11, 2013
  • Runtime: 86 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 5.0/10
  • Revenue: $60.1 million
  • Language: English

A Haunted House is a 2013 parody horror comedy film directed by Michael Tiddes. It stars Marlon Wayans as Malcolm, a man who becomes increasingly unnerved by paranormal activity after he moves in with his girlfriend Kisha played by Essence Atkins. Strange occurrences like lights turning on, doors slamming and furniture moving begin plaguing the couple once they settle into the new home. They try to seek help from a psychic named Chip (Nick Swardson) and a priest named Father Williams (Cedric the Entertainer), but the supernatural manifestations only grow worse. Despite mostly negative reviews criticizing the crude and offensive humor, A Haunted House succeeded financially earning over $60 million on a modest budget.

2 - A Haunted House 2 (2014)

A Haunted House 2 (2014) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead actors: Marlon Wayans (Malcolm Johnson), Jaime Pressly (Megan)
  • Supporting actors: Gabriel Iglesias (Father Williams), Cedric the Entertainer (Dan the Security Man)
  • Director: Michael Tiddes
  • Release date: April 18, 2014
  • Runtime: 86 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 4.6/10
  • Revenue: $23.9 million
  • Language: English

A Haunted House 2 is the 2014 follow-up to the first parody horror comedy. Marlon Wayans returns as the protagonist Malcolm who encounters new supernatural occurrences after moving into a new home with his girlfriend Megan (Jaime Pressly). Their eccentric neighbor Miguel (Gabriel Iglesias) informs them the house was built on an old cemetery which accounts for the hauntings. Cedric the Entertainer also reprises his role as Father Williams. The raunchy humor and attempt to parody popular horror films like The Conjuring and Sinister were criticized. Despite negative reviews, the sequel still turned a profit, albeit significantly less than the first movie.

3 - Death Becomes Her (1992)

Death Becomes Her (1992) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead actors: Meryl Streep (Madeline Ashton), Goldie Hawn (Helen Sharp)
  • Supporting actors: Bruce Willis (Ernest Menville), Isabella Rossellini (Lisle von Rhoman)
  • Director: Robert Zemeckis
  • Release date: July 31, 1992
  • Runtime: 104 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
  • Revenue: $149 million
  • Language: English

Death Becomes Her is a 1992 black comedy fantasy film directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Meryl Streep and Goldie Hawn as narcissistic rivals Madeline and Helen. Their bitter feud continues even as they age, each obsessed with maintaining their youthful looks. When they both discover a magic potion that grants eternal life and beauty, they take it without hesitation. Initially reveling in their newfound youth and immortality, Madeline and Helen soon experience gruesome and darkly comic side effects from the elixir. Their bodies continue to decay, leaving them disfigured but unable to die. Their escalating conflict only worsens their ghastly conditions. With its lavish visual effects and macabre sense of humor, Death Becomes Her was a major box office success in the summer of 1992.

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4 - Young Frankenstein (1974)

Young Frankenstein (1974) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead actors: Gene Wilder (Dr. Frederick Frankenstein), Peter Boyle (The Monster)
  • Supporting actors: Marty Feldman (Igor), Cloris Leachman (Frau Blücher)
  • Director: Mel Brooks
  • Release date: December 15, 1974
  • Runtime: 106 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 8.0/10
  • Revenue: $86.3 million
  • Language: English

Young Frankenstein is Mel Brooks' 1974 comedic tribute to the classic horror films of the 1930s. Gene Wilder stars as Dr. Frederick Frankenstein, the grandson of the infamous Dr. Victor Frankenstein. Frederick inherits his family's estate in Transylvania, where he discovers his grandfather's laboratory and reanimates a monster patchworked together from corpse parts. With the help of his assistant Igor (Marty Feldman) and his new lab partner Inga (Teri Garr), Frederick tries hiding the Monster's existence but eventually embraces his mad scientist heritage. Made with painstaking attention to the visual style and tone of the original Frankenstein films, Young Frankenstein parodies many of their iconic scenes and dialogue while also honoring them lovingly. It became a huge critical and commercial hit upon release.

5 - The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)

The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead actors: Jack Black (Jonathan Barnavelt), Cate Blanchett (Florence Zimmerman)
  • Supporting actors: Owen Vaccaro (Lewis Barnavelt), Kyle MacLachlan (Isaac Izard)
  • Director: Eli Roth
  • Release date: September 21, 2018
  • Runtime: 105 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 6.0/10
  • Revenue: $131.9 million
  • Language: English

The House With a Clock in Its Walls is a 2018 dark fantasy mystery film directed by Eli Roth. It's based on the novel by John Bellairs and stars Jack Black and Cate Blanchett. Black plays Jonathan Barnavelt, a warlock who takes in his orphaned nephew Lewis (Owen Vaccaro). Jonathan tries to teach Lewis magic alongside his neighbor and friend Florence Zimmerman (Blanchett). They soon discover the mansion hides a terrifying secret - a clock hidden within its walls by its previous owner, an evil warlock named Isaac Izard (Kyle MacLachlan). He placed the clock in the walls before he died, aiming to bring about the end of the world. Lewis and Jonathan must find the hidden clock and stop it before midnight when it will finish the deadly spell. With magical hijinks and mystery, The House With a Clock in Its Walls earned modest reviews and box office returns.

6 - Frankenweenie (2012)

Frankenweenie (2012) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead actors: Charlie Tahan (Victor Frankenstein), Catherine O'Hara (Mrs. Frankenstein), Martin Short (Mr. Frankenstein)
  • Supporting actors: Winona Ryder (Elsa Van Helsing), Martin Landau (Mr. Rzykruski)
  • Director: Tim Burton
  • Release date: October 5, 2012
  • Runtime: 87 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 6.9/10
  • Revenue: $81.5 million
  • Language: English

Frankenweenie is Tim Burton's 2012 stop-motion remake of his own 1984 live-action short film, this time rendered in black-and-white animation. It follows young science prodigy Victor Frankenstein who is devastated by the death of his dog Sparky. Inspired by his science teacher, Victor conducts an experiment to revive Sparky. After the reanimated dog returns home, Victor must keep Sparky's resurrection a secret while strange events start occurring around town. With Burton's gothic visual flair, Frankenweenie pays homage to the classic monster movies and horror tales that influenced him. Though it underperformed at the box office, the film was praised as a return to form for Burton.

7 - Halloweentown (1998)

Halloweentown (1998) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead actors: Debbie Reynolds (Aggie Cromwell), Kimberly J. Brown (Marnie Piper)
  • Supporting actors: Judith Hoag (Gwen Piper), Joey Zimmerman (Dylan Piper)
  • Director: Duwayne Dunham
  • Release date: October 17, 1998
  • Runtime: 84 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 6.7/10
  • Revenue: N/A (TV movie)
  • Language: English

Halloweentown is a 1998 Disney Channel original fantasy film that spawned several sequels. It follows 13-year-old Marnie Piper who learns she comes from a family of witches after her grandmother Aggie arrives for Halloween. Marnie and her siblings follow Aggie to the magical, monster-filled realm of Halloweentown, hidden from the human world. But Halloweentown is being threatened by dark forces and it's up to Marnie and Aggie to defeat the evil and keep Halloweentown safe. With playful references to mythology and witchcraft, Halloweentown became one of Disney Channel's most popular original movies. Its success with both critics and audiences led to several sequel films.

8 - Hocus Pocus (1993)

Hocus Pocus (1993) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead actors: Bette Midler (Winifred Sanderson), Sarah Jessica Parker (Sarah Sanderson), Kathy Najimy (Mary Sanderson)
  • Supporting actors: Thora Birch (Dani), Vinessa Shaw (Allison)
  • Director: Kenny Ortega
  • Release date: July 16, 1993
  • Runtime: 96 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 6.9/10
  • Revenue: $44.9 million
  • Language: English

Hocus Pocus is a 1993 Halloween-themed fantasy comedy directed by Kenny Ortega, set in Salem, Massachusetts. Three witch sisters - Winifred, Sarah and Mary Sanderson - are unwittingly resurrected 300 years after their execution. It's up to skeptical California teenager Max Dennison and his sister Dani, along with classmate Allison, to stop the child-hungry witches from wreaking havoc on Halloween night. Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy play the delightfully wicked Sanderson sisters, performing the musical number 'I Put a Spell on You.' With its mix of supernatural stories, musical numbers and campy comedy, Hocus Pocus gained a cult following after its initial box office failure, becoming a Halloween classic.

9 - The Haunted Mansion (2003)

The Haunted Mansion (2003) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead actors: Eddie Murphy (Jim Evers), Terence Stamp (Ramsley)
  • Supporting actors: Marsha Thomason (Sara Evers), Jennifer Tilly (Madame Leota)
  • Director: Rob Minkoff
  • Release date: November 26, 2003
  • Runtime: 88 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 5.1/10
  • Revenue: $182.3 million
  • Language: English

The Haunted Mansion is a 2003 supernatural horror comedy based on the Disney theme park ride of the same name. Eddie Murphy stars as real estate agent Jim Evers who visits a mysterious mansion with his family and encounters its deceased residents. Jim meets the ghost of Master Gracey who asks for his help in lifting a curse that prevents Gracey from being reunited with his lost love. But the mansion's brooding butler Ramsley (Terence Stamp) secretly schemes to prevent Gracey's salvation. Although it received lackluster reviews for its uneven mix of slapstick comedy and horror, The Haunted Mansion was a box office success. Its impressive special effects brought the ride's ghostly characters to the big screen.

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10 - The Addams Family (1991)

The Addams Family (1991) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead actors: Anjelica Huston (Morticia Addams), Raul Julia (Gomez Addams)
  • Supporting actors: Christina Ricci (Wednesday Addams), Jimmy Workman (Pugsley Addams)
  • Director: Barry Sonnenfeld
  • Release date: November 22, 1991
  • Runtime: 99 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 6.9/10
  • Revenue: $191.5 million
  • Language: English

The Addams Family is a 1991 supernatural black comedy based on the 1960's TV series. It stars Anjelica Huston as the gothic matriarch Morticia Addams and Raul Julia as her enthusiastic husband Gomez Addams who live in a decrepit mansion with their bizarre extended family. When a con artist tries to swindle the Addams clan by posing as their long-lost Uncle Fester, the Addams' peculiar way of life is threatened. Only daughter Wednesday Addams seems to sense something is amiss. With its eccentric characters, macabre tone and quotable dialogue, The Addams Family was a major box office success in the fall of 1991. It helped revive interest in Charles Addams' original New Yorker cartoons.

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11 - It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead actors: Peter Robbins (Charlie Brown), Christopher Shea (Linus van Pelt)
  • Supporting actors: Sally Dryer (Lucy van Pelt), Kathy Steinberg (Sally Brown)
  • Director: Bill Melendez
  • Release date: October 27, 1966
  • Runtime: 25 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 8.2/10
  • Revenue: N/A (TV special)
  • Language: English

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown is an animated Halloween television special based on Charles M. Schulz's Peanuts comic strip. It first aired in 1966 and has been broadcast annually since. The special follows Charlie Brown and his friends on Halloween night. While they go trick-or-treating and attend a party, Linus waits faithfully in the pumpkin patch for the arrival of the Great Pumpkin whom he believes rises from the patch to bring toys to sincere children. In classic Peanuts fashion, Charlie Brown has his hopes dashed yet again when he receives only rocks from the neighborhood kids during trick-or-treating. With its jazz musical score, imaginative animation and emotional storytelling, It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown is considered a classic Halloween special.

12 - Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Edward Scissorhands (1990) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead actors: Johnny Depp (Edward Scissorhands), Winona Ryder (Kim Boggs)
  • Supporting actors: Dianne Wiest (Peg Boggs), Anthony Michael Hall (Jim)
  • Director: Tim Burton
  • Release date: December 7, 1990
  • Runtime: 105 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.9/10
  • Revenue: $86 million
  • Language: English

Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 fantasy romance film directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp as the title character. Edward was created by an eccentric inventor who died before replacing the giant scissors on his hands with real hands. When suburban mom Peg Boggs discovers Edward alone in a Gothic mansion, she brings him home where he falls for her teenage daughter Kim. Although initially enchanted by Edward's artistic abilities, the neighbors soon turn against the outsider. Burton's signature visual style brings the story's suburbia vs. individuality theme to life. With its bittersweet storyline, Danny Elfman's score and Depp's sympathetic performance, Edward Scissorhands remains one of Burton's most critically acclaimed films.

13 - Scoob! (2020)

Scoob! (2020) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead actors: Will Forte (Shaggy Rogers), Mark Wahlberg (Blue Falcon)
  • Supporting actors: Jason Isaacs (Dick Dastardly), Gina Rodriguez (Velma Dinkley)
  • Director: Tony Cervone
  • Release date: May 15, 2020
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 5.7/10
  • Revenue: $24.1 million
  • Language: English

Scoob! is a 2020 computer animated mystery comedy film, intended to reboot the Scooby-Doo franchise. It explores the origins of Shaggy (Will Forte) and Scooby's (Frank Welker) friendship as young kids meeting for the first time. The film then jumps years forward, with the pair teaming up with Mystery Inc. members Fred, Daphne and Velma (voiced by Zac Efron, Amanda Seyfried and Gina Rodriguez). To stop Dick Dastardly (Jason Isaacs) from unleashing a ghost dog, the gang gets help from superhero Blue Falcon (Mark Wahlberg). Scoob! received mixed reviews criticizing the disjointed plot and CGI animation style. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic closing theaters, it was a box office bomb, making only a fraction of its $185 million budget.

14 - Hubie Halloween (2020)

Hubie Halloween (2020) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead actor: Adam Sandler (Hubie Dubois), Kevin James (Police Officer Steve Downing)
  • Supporting actors: Julie Bowen (Violet Valentine)
  • Director: Steven Brill
  • Release date: October 7, 2020
  • Runtime: 103 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 5.2/10
  • Revenue: N/A (Netflix film)
  • Language: English

Hubie Halloween is a 2020 comedy film starring Adam Sandler as Hubie Dubois, an eccentric Halloween enthusiast who is the laughingstock of his town Salem, Massachusetts. Despite being endlessly mocked by locals, Hubie's devotion to keeping Halloween safe leads to him finding himself in the middle of a real mystery on All Hallows' Eve. When people start disappearing around Salem, it's up to Hubie and police officer Steve to crack the case. Along with appearances from Sandler's regular collaborators like Julie Bowen, Ray Liotta and Steve Buscemi, Hubie Halloween marked Sandler's return to form after some poorly reviewed titles on Netflix. While critics found the movie lazy and juvenile, it likely drew big viewing numbers from Sandler's fanbase.

15 - Double, Double, Toil and Trouble (1993)

Double, Double, Toil and Trouble (1993) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead actors: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen (Kelly & Lynn Farmer)
  • Supporting actors: Cloris Leachman (Aunt Agatha), J.D. Daniels (Don)
  • Director: Stuart Margolin
  • Release date: October 30, 1993
  • Runtime: 89 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 5.9/10
  • Revenue: N/A (TV movie)
  • Language: English

Double, Double, Toil and Trouble is a 1993 Halloween-themed fantasy comedy TV movie starring preteen twin actresses Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. They play sisters Kelly and Lynn Farmer who discover their aunts Sophia and Agatha are witches. After the aunts are in danger of losing their magical powers, the twins help them cast a spell at a magic carnival, while also getting help from a mystical clown named Amazini. Filled with wacky witchcraft and lighthearted horror, Double, Double, Toil and Trouble became a ratings hit for Disney Channel, leading to Mary-Kate and Ashley starring in multiple direct-to-video sequels.

16 - The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead actors: Chris Sarandon (Jack Skellington), Catherine O'Hara (Sally)
  • Supporting actors: William Hickey (Doctor Finklestein), Glenn Shadix (Mayor of Halloween Town)
  • Director: Henry Selick
  • Release date: October 13, 1993
  • Runtime: 76 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 8.0/10
  • Revenue: $91.5 million
  • Language: English

The Nightmare Before Christmas is a 1993 stop-motion animated musical fantasy film directed by Henry Selick and produced by Tim Burton. It follows Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town who stumbles upon Christmastown and becomes obsessed with celebrating the holiday. But his attempts to bring Christmas to HalloweenTown causes confusion and chaos. Danny Elfman provides the singing voice and songs for the lead role of Jack. With its darkly imaginative worlds, unconventional holiday mashup and Elfman's iconic music score, The Nightmare Before Christmas became a box office hit that defined many people's Halloween and Christmas seasons.

17 - The Witches (1990)

The Witches (1990) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead actors: Anjelica Huston (The Grand High Witch), Mai Zetterling (Helga)
  • Supporting actors: Jasen Fisher (Luke), Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Stringer)
  • Director: Nicolas Roeg
  • Release date: August 24, 1990
  • Runtime: 91 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 6.8/10
  • Revenue: $10.3 million
  • Language: English

The Witches is a 1990 dark fantasy horror film directed by Nicolas Roeg, based on the book by Roald Dahl. It follows a young boy named Luke who discovers a coven of witches that disguise themselves as an organization of women to discreetly kill children. Angelica Huston plays the Grand High Witch who plans to turn all children into mice using her witchcraft. Luke and his grandmother Helga attempt to stop the witches' plot before more kids are lost. With disturbing imagery and a creepy tone, The Witches was considered too frightening for young viewers at the time. But Anjelica Huston's menacing performance as the lead witch received significant acclaim.

18 - Casper (1995)

Casper (1995) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead actors: Christina Ricci (Kathleen 'Kat' Harvey), Bill Pullman (Dr. James Harvey)
  • Supporting actors: Cathy Moriarty (Carrigan Crittenden), Eric Idle (Paul 'Dibs' Plutzker)
  • Director: Brad Silberling
  • Release date: May 26, 1995
  • Runtime: 100 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 6.1/10
  • Revenue: $287.9 million
  • Language: English

Casper is a 1995 fantasy comedy film based on the Harvey Comics cartoon character Casper the Friendly Ghost. Bill Pullman plays paranormal therapist Dr. James Harvey who is hired to exorcise Whipstaff Manor of the spirits that haunt it. Harvey brings his teenage daughter Kat (Christina Ricci) along who befriends the friendly ghost Casper that inhabits the mansion. Meanwhile, the villainous Carrigan Crittenden tries seeking Whipstaff's fabled treasure with help from Casper's mischievous spirit uncles. With playful special effects bringing Casper to life, the film created a new darker backstory for the character while retaining the franchise's family-friendly appeal. Casper became a major box office success in 1995.

19 - Addams Family Values (1993)

Addams Family Values (1993) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead actors: Anjelica Huston (Morticia Addams), Raul Julia (Gomez Addams)
  • Supporting actors: Christina Ricci (Wednesday Addams), Jimmy Workman (Pugsley Addams)
  • Director: Barry Sonnenfeld
  • Release date: November 19, 1993
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 6.8/10
  • Revenue: $48.9 million
  • Language: English

Addams Family Values is the 1993 sequel to The Addams Family film. It brings back the eccentrically spooky Addams clan who this time around must deal with a conniving nanny named Debbie (Joan Cusack) that plans to murder Uncle Fester and gain the family inheritance. With help from daughter Wednesday (Christina Ricci) and her growing dark abilities, the Addamses take a typically macabre approach to dealing with Debbie. While it didn't match the box office success of the original, Addams Family Values earned praise for its writing and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. It remains one of the rare comedy sequels considered superior to its predecessor.

20 - Don't Look Under the Bed (1999)

Don't Look Under the Bed (1999) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead Actors: Erin Chambers (Frances McCausland), Eric Hodges (Larry Houdini)
  • Supporting Actors: Robin Riker (Karen McCausland), Steve Valentine (Imaginary Friend)
  • Director: Kenneth Johnson
  • Release Date: October 9, 1999
  • Run Time: 96 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.0/10
  • Revenue: N/A (TV movie)
  • Language: English

Don't Look Under the Bed is a 1999 Disney Channel original horror film directed by Kenneth Johnson. Erin Chambers stars as teenager Frances McCausland who becomes blamed for a string of pranks happening around town. She discovers an imaginary friend from her childhood named Larry Houdini (Eric Hodges) is actually real and has returned to protect her from the pranks which are being caused by the Boogeyman. With unexpected scares and suspense for a Disney Channel original movie, Don't Look Under the Bed gained a cult following. Its success paved the way for more mature, horror-themed stories aimed at tweens on the network.

21 - Mom's Got a Date With a Vampire (2000)

Mom's Got a Date With a Vampire (2000) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead Actors: Matt O'Leary (Adam Hansen), Laura Vandervoort (Chelsea Hansen)
  • Supporting Actors: Caroline Rhea (Lynette Hansen), Myles Jeffrey (Taylor Hansen)
  • Director: Steve Boyum
  • Release Date: October 13, 2000
  • Run Time: 85 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 5.9/10
  • Revenue: N/A (TV movie)
  • Language: English

Mom's Got a Date With a Vampire is a 2000 horror comedy film that aired as a Disney Channel Original Movie. It follows siblings Adam (Matt O'Leary) and Chelsea (Laura Vandervoort) who discover their mother Lynette (Caroline Rhea) is dating a man named Dimitri who is actually a vampire. In order to attend a party while their mother is out, Adam decides to handcuff her to the bathtub before leaving so she can't stop them. But the plan goes awry when they return to find Lynette missing. The kids, along with their pestering little brother Taylor (Myles Jeffrey), must rescue their mom from the vampire's clutches. Mom's Got a Date With a Vampire became one of the most popular Disney Channel original movies upon release due to its campy, kid-friendly take on horror stories.

22 - Under Wraps (1997)

Under Wraps (1997) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead Actors: Mario Yedidia (Gilbert), Clara Bryant (Amy)
  • Supporting Actors: Adam Wylie (Harold), Bill Fagerbakke (Uncle Benny)
  • Director: Duwayne Dunham
  • Release Date: October 25, 1997
  • Run Time: 88 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
  • Revenue: N/A (TV movie)
  • Language: English

Under Wraps is a 1997 Halloween-themed comedy film and is considered the first Disney Channel Original Movie. It follows three 12-year-old friends, Gilbert, Marshall and Amy who discover a mummy has been revived in the basement of Marshall's house just days before Halloween. They name him Harold and try hiding him from Marshall's uncle, all while keeping him safe from a criminal who wants to sell the mummy to the local museum. With humor, adventure and positive messages, Under Wraps was a major success for Disney Channel's venture into original movies. Its popularity spawned a sequel film, Under Wraps 2, along with many more Halloween-set original films for the network.

23 - Beetlejuice (1988)

Beetlejuice (1988) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead Actors: Alec Baldwin (Adam Maitland), Geena Davis (Barbara Maitland)
  • Supporting Actors: Michael Keaton (Betelgeuse), Winona Ryder (Lydia Deetz)
  • Director: Tim Burton
  • Release Date: March 30, 1988
  • Run Time: 92 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.5/10
  • Revenue: $73.7 million
  • Language: English

Beetlejuice is a 1988 fantasy comedy horror film directed by Tim Burton and starring Michael Keaton as the title character. When a recently deceased couple, Adam and Barbara Maitland, haunt their former home, the new eccentric owners force them to turn to Betelgeuse, a rambunctious spirit, to scare the family away. But Betelgeuse has more frightening plans of his own. With Burton's gothic visual flair, Keaton's manic performance and Danny Elfman's haunting score, Beetlejuice was a critical and commercial success. The film's mix of the morbid with comedy continues to inspire horror comedies decades later.

24 - Practical Magic (1998)

Practical Magic (1998) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead Actors: Sandra Bullock (Sally Owens), Nicole Kidman (Gillian Owens)
  • Supporting Actors: Stockard Channing (Aunt Frances), Dianne Wiest (Aunt Jet)
  • Director: Griffin Dunne
  • Release Date: October 16, 1998
  • Run Time: 104 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 6.3/10
  • Revenue: $68.3 million
  • Language: English

Practical Magic is a 1998 fantasy rom-com film directed by Griffin Dunne and starring Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman as sisters Sally and Gillian Owens. They come from a long line of witches but have avoided magic most of their lives. When Gillian's boyfriend Jimmy mysteriously dies, the sisters must use their powers to resurrect him while also dealing with a curse on their family line. Also featuring Stockard Channing and Dianne Wiest as the eccentric aunts who raised them, Practical Magic gained a devoted fan base through its portrayal of sisterhood and whimsical witchcraft. The film found more success through DVD rentals after a modest initial box office performance.

25 - Scary Movie (2000)

Scary Movie (2000) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead Actors: Anna Faris (Cindy Campbell), Jon Abrahams (Bobby Prinze)
  • Supporting Actors: Marlon Wayans (Shorty Meeks), Regina Hall (Brenda Meeks)
  • Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans
  • Release Date: July 7, 2000
  • Run Time: 88 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 6.2/10
  • Revenue: $278 million
  • Language: English

Scary Movie is a 2000 horror comedy film parodying popular slasher films of the 1990s like Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer. Directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans, it follows Cindy Campbell (Anna Faris) who is stalked by a serial killer known as Ghostface. The film openly spoofs countless scenes from other major horror films in comedic fashion. Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans and Regina Hall play Cindy's friends who help her survive Ghostface's murder plot. Despite negative reviews criticizing the crude humor, Scary Movie was a sleeper hit, grossing over $270 million worldwide. Its success launched multiple direct sequels and paved the way for more comedic spoof movies in the 2000s.

26 - Teen Witch (1989)

Teen Witch (1989) Best Funny Halloween Movie
[Teen Witch (1989): (Credits: Rotten Tomatoes)]
  • Lead Actors: Robyn Lively (Louise Miller), Dan Gauthier (Brad Powell)
  • Supporting Actors: Zelda Rubinstein (Madame Serena), Dick Sargent (Mr. Weaver)
  • Director: Doron Bell Jr.
  • Release Date: April 7, 1989
  • Run Time: 105 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 6.1/10
  • Revenue: $27,843 (limited release)
  • Language: English

Teen Witch is a 1989 fantasy teen comedy film following a high school girl named Louise Miller who learns on her 16th birthday that she has inherited magical powers from ancestors. At first using the magic to become popular and attract her crush Brad Powell, Louise soon realizes it can't grant her everything she wants. The film features upbeat musical numbers and a quirky, lighthearted take on witchcraft. Despite a limited initial release, it developed a cult following from home video and cable TV airings. In the decades since, Teen Witch has been re-appraised as a kitschy but empowering coming-of-age tale.

27 - Twitches (2005)

Twitches (2005) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead Actors: Tia Mowry (Alex Fielding), Tamera Mowry (Camryn Barnes)
  • Supporting Actors: Kristen Wilson (Miranda Santos), Patrick Fabian (Thantos)
  • Director: Stuart Gillard
  • Release Date: October 14, 2005
  • Run Time: 85 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 5.8/10
  • Revenue: N/A (TV movie)
  • Language: English

Twitches is a 2005 Disney Channel Original Movie starring real-life twins Tia and Tamera Mowry as Alex and Camryn, separated twin sisters who meet on their 21st birthday. They discover their magical powers and that they are princesses from the kingdom Coventry. On Halloween, they must use their newly discovered abilities to save their biological mother Miranda from the dark villain Thantos. Twitches proved one of Disney Channel's more popular original films, viewed by over 7 million on its premiere. Its success led to a 2007 sequel Twitches Too and established the Mowry twins as bankable stars for the network.

28 - Hotel Transylvania (2012)

Hotel Transylvania (2012) Best Funny Halloween Movie
[Hotel Transylvania (2012): (Credits: Fiction Horizon)]
  • Lead Actors: Adam Sandler (Count Dracula), Selena Gomez (Mavis)
  • Supporting Actors: Andy Samberg (Jonathan), Kevin James (Frankenstein)
  • Director: Genndy Tartakovsky
  • Release Date: September 28, 2012
  • Run Time: 91 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.1/10
  • Revenue: $358.4 million
  • Language: English

Hotel Transylvania is a 2012 computer animated comedy film directed by Genndy Tartakovsky. It follows Count Dracula (Adam Sandler) who runs a hotel resort catering to famous monsters that aims to keep his teenage daughter Mavis (Selena Gomez) sheltered from the human world. When a human backpacker named Jonathan (Andy Samberg) stumbles upon the hotel, Dracula must hide Monster kind's existence while keeping Jonathan away from Mavis. With lavish animation, energetic slapstick humor and a star-studded comedic cast, Hotel Transylvania was a major box office hit that launched Sony Pictures Animation's most successful film franchise.

29 - Ghostbusters (1984)

Ghostbusters (1984) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead Actors: Bill Murray (Peter Venkman), Dan Aykroyd (Ray Stantz)
  • Supporting Actors: Harold Ramis (Egon Spengler), Sigourney Weaver (Dana Barrett)
  • Director: Ivan Reitman
  • Release Date: June 8, 1984
  • Run Time: 105 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.8/10
  • Revenue: $295.2 million
  • Language: English

Ghostbusters is a 1984 supernatural comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis as three eccentric parapsychologists who start a ghost-catching business in New York City. As they take on increasingly bizarre and dangerous paranormal entities threatening the city, the Ghostbusters become an overnight sensation. Sigourney Weaver co-stars as Dana Barrett, a woman whose apartment becomes ground zero for an impending apocalypse. Blending special effects-driven action with the comedic cast's dry humor, Ghostbusters became a massive pop culture hit spawning an entire franchise. It remains one of the most beloved and iconic comedies of the 1980s.

30 - Idle Hands (1999)

Idle Hands (1999) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead Actors: Devon Sawa (Anton Tobias), Jessica Alba (Molly)
  • Supporting Actors: Seth Green (Mick), Elden Henson (Pnub)
  • Director: Rodman Flender
  • Release Date: April 30, 1999
  • Run Time: 92 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 6.2/10
  • Revenue: $4 million
  • Language: English

Idle Hands is a 1999 horror comedy film directed by Rodman Flender and starring Devon Sawa as Anton, a slacker teen whose right hand becomes possessed, forcing him to continually fight to keep it under control. After the hand murders his parents and two best friends (Seth Green and Elden Henson), Anton has to stop the evil appendage with help from his next door neighbor Molly (Jessica Alba). With a punk rock soundtrack and irreverent tone, Idle Hands put a comedic spin on classic possession and zombie films of decades past. Despite negative reviews from critics, it ultimately gained a cult following for its dark humor and horror themes aimed at a teen audience.

31 - Coraline (2009)

Coraline (2009) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead Actors: Dakota Fanning (Coraline Jones), Teri Hatcher (Mother / Beldam)
  • Supporting Actors: Jennifer Saunders (Miss Spink), Dawn French (Miss Forcible)
  • Director: Henry Selick
  • Release Date: February 6, 2009
  • Run Time: 100 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.7/10
  • Revenue: $124.6 million
  • Language: English

Coraline is a 2009 dark fantasy stop-motion film based on Neil Gaiman's novella. Dakota Fanning voices the title character, a bored young girl who discovers a secret door in her new home leading to a parallel world. There she finds her parents replaced by button-eyed doppelgangers and a sinister entity known as The Beldam (Teri Hatcher). The muted color palette and creepy symbolism bring the book's sinister tone to vivid life through Selick's signature stop-motion style. Praised for its horror-laced imagination and technical craft, Coraline became a modest box office hit and the first stop-motion film to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

32 - Monster House (2006)

Monster House (2006) Best Funny Halloween Movie
[Monster House (2006): (Credits: Rotten Tomatoes)]
  • Lead Actors: Mitchel Musso (DJ), Sam Lerner (Chowder)
  • Supporting Actors: Spencer Locke (Jenny), Steve Buscemi (Nebbercracker)
  • Director: Gil Kenan
  • Release Date: July 21, 2006
  • Run Time: 91 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
  • Revenue: $140.2 million
  • Language: English

Monster House is a 2006 computer animated supernatural horror comedy film executive produced by Robert Zemeckis and Steven Spielberg. It centers around three young teenagers who discover their elderly neighbor's house appears to be a sentient monster. The creepy house terrorizes anyone who dares come near it. With motion capture animation and a tone reminiscent of family-friendly 1980s Amblin films, Monster House was a box office hit upon its release, earning praise for its stylish visuals and effective scares. Many critics considered it one of the best computer animated films at the time.

33 - Corpse Bride (2005)

Corpse Bride (2005) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead Actors: Johnny Depp (Victor Van Dort), Helena Bonham Carter (Emily)
  • Supporting Actors: Emily Watson (Victoria Everglot), Tracey Ullman (Nell Van Dort)
  • Director: Tim Burton
  • Release Date: September 23, 2005
  • Run Time: 77 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.3/10
  • Revenue: $117.2 million
  • Language: English

Corpse Bride is a 2005 stop-motion dark fantasy musical film directed by Tim Burton and Mike Johnson. It follows shy groom Victor (Johnny Depp) who accidentally gets married to a deceased bride named Emily (Helena Bonham Carter) while rehearsing his wedding vows in the forest. When he returns to the Land of the Living, Victor finds his true bride Victoria (Emily Watson) about to marry another. Danny Elfman provides the songs and score. With Burton's gothic visual flair and a bittersweet tone, Corpse Bride earned praise as a return to form. Though not a huge box office hit, it was nominated for the Best Animated Feature Oscar.

34 - Girl vs. Monster (2012)

Girl vs. Monster (2012) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead Actors: Olivia Holt (Skylar Lewis), Brendan Meyer (Ryan Dean)
  • Supporting Actors: Katherine McNamara (Deimata), Tracy Dawson (Mom)
  • Director: Stuart Gillard
  • Release Date: October 12, 2012
  • Run Time: 89 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 5.7/10
  • Revenue: N/A (TV movie)
  • Language: English

Girl vs. Monster is a 2012 fantasy teen comedy horror film that premiered as a Disney Channel Original Movie. It stars Olivia Holt as Skylar Lewis, a teenage girl who discovers on Halloween that she comes from a long line of monster hunters. Skylar must channel her lineage to stop an ancient monster named Deimata (Katherine McNamara) from taking over her town. With a positive message about conquering your fears, Girl vs. Monster debuted to strong ratings and favorable reviews praising its adventurous tone and Holt's star-making performance.

35 - Scooby-Doo (2002)

Scooby-Doo (2002) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead Actors: Freddie Prinze Jr. (Fred), Sarah Michelle Gellar (Daphne)
  • Supporting Actors: Matthew Lillard (Shaggy), Linda Cardellini (Velma)
  • Director: Raja Gosnell
  • Release Date: June 14, 2002
  • Run Time: 86 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 5.2/10
  • Revenue: $275.7 million
  • Language: English

Scooby-Doo is a 2002 live-action comedy film based on the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon series, directed by Raja Gosnell. It served as the first film adaptation of the Scooby-Doo franchise. The Mystery Inc. gang reunites at a spooky amusement park to investigate a masked villain terrorizing the area. Featuring Malloc; (Fred) as Shaggy, the film received negative reviews for its over-the-top humor, but was a box office success leading to a sequel. Critics mainly praised the performances from Matthew Lillard and Linda Cardellini as highlights.

36 - Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)

Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead Actors: Freddie Prinze Jr. (Fred Jones), Sarah Michelle Gellar (Daphne Blake)
  • Supporting Actors: Matthew Lillard (Shaggy Rogers), Linda Cardellini (Velma Dinkley)
  • Director: Raja Gosnell
  • Release Date: March 26, 2004
  • Run Time: 93 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 5.2/10
  • Revenue: $181.5 million
  • Language: English

Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed is the 2004 sequel to the 2002 live-action Scooby-Doo film. The Mystery Inc. gang face off against a new set of villains who have brought their monster costumes to life, wreaking havoc on the city of Coolsville. Once again directed by Raja Gosnell, the sequel featured a bigger CGI effects budget to showcase its menagerie of monsters. But critics felt the slapstick humor and overly campy tone didn't improve much from the original. While it grossed less at the box office than the first Scooby-Doo, the sequel still turned a profit.

37 - The Monster Squad (1987)

The Monster Squad (1987) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead Actors: Andre Gower (Sean Crenshaw), Robby Kiger (Patrick Rhodes)
  • Supporting Actors: Brent Chalem (Horace), Ryan Lambert (Rudy)
  • Director: Fred Dekker
  • Release Date: August 14, 1987
  • Run Time: 82 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.1/10
  • Revenue: $3.8 million
  • Language: English

The Monster Squad is a 1987 horror comedy film directed by Fred Dekker, following a group of pre-teen outcasts who call themselves the Monster Squad. When Dracula, the Mummy, Wolf Man and other classic monsters start attacking their town, only the Monster Squad can stop them. Despite featuring a cast of little-known child actors, the film gained a cult following for its buoyant blend of Goonies-esque adventure and affectionate tribute to classic 1930s horror icons. But mainstream audiences overlooked The Monster Squad during its initial theatrical run, causing it to drastically underperform.

38 - ParaNorman (2012)

ParaNorman (2012) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead Actors: Kodi Smit-McPhee (Norman Babcock), Tucker Albrizzi (Neil Downe)
  • Supporting Actors: Anna Kendrick (Courtney Babcock), Christopher Mintz-Plasse (Alvin)
  • Director: Chris Butler, Sam Fell
  • Release Date: August 17, 2012
  • Run Time: 92 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.0/10
  • Revenue: $107.1 million
  • Language: English

ParaNorman is a 2012 stop-motion animated supernatural comedy horror film from Laika. It follows Norman, a misunderstood outcast who can speak to the dead who uses his gift to save his town from a witch's curse. But Norman soon discovers not everything is what it seems. With cutting edge stop-motion and an emphasis on progressive themes, ParaNorman drew widespread acclaim even if its box office earnings were modest. Critics praised the film's mature storytelling and emphasis on tolerance.

39 - Monster Family (2017)

Monster Family (2017) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead Actors: Emily Watson (Emma Wishbone), Jason Isaacs (Dave Wishbone)
  • Supporting Actors: Nick Frost (Uncle Dracula), Jessica Brown Findlay (Frida Wishbone)
  • Director: Holger Tappe
  • Release Date: December 7, 2017
  • Run Time: 96 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 4.8/10
  • Revenue: $28.3 million
  • Language: English

Monster Family is a 2017 German 3D computer animated horror comedy film directed by Holger Tappe. It follows the Wishbone family who are turned into monsters by a witch. The Wishbones, including parents Emma and Dave and their kids Max and Frida, join their eccentric monster relatives including Uncle Dracula on an adventure to reverse the spell before it becomes permanent at midnight on Halloween. Despite featuring the voice talents of recognizable British actors like Emily Watson and Nick Frost, Monster Family received negative reviews criticizing its derivative story and dull animation.

40 - Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015) Best Funny Halloween Movie
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  • Lead Actors: Tye Sheridan (Ben Goudy), Logan Miller (Carter Grant)
  • Supporting Actors: Joey Morgan (Augie Foster), Sarah Dumont (Denise Russo)
  • Director: Christopher Landon
  • Release Date: October 30, 2015
  • Run Time: 93 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 6.3/10
  • Revenue: $16 million
  • Language: English

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse is a 2015 zombie comedy film directed by Christopher Landon. It follows three scouts and lifelong friends who must use their scouting skills to save their town from a zombie invasion on Halloween night. With plenty of raunchy humor and gory zombie action, the film received mixed reviews, with many considering it derivative of other zombie spoofs. But some critics praised its entertaining B-movie concept and the charisma of the young leads. Despite poor box office returns, it found an audience on home video and streaming.

DPM Top Picks

For the funniest Halloween movie night, we recommend these laugh-out-loud favorites:

  1. Young Frankenstein (1974) - Gene Wilder and Marty Feldman shine as Dr. Frankenstein and Igor in Mel Brooks' clever spoof. Endlessly quotable with amazing comic performances.
  2. Shaun of the Dead (2004) - Simon Pegg stars as a lackluster guy facing the zombie apocalypse with humor and heart. A sharp satire of zombie films and modern life.
  3. Ghostbusters (1984) - Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson are hilarious as a team of bumbling ghost hunters who save New York. Dilemma-filled supernatural comedy at its finest.
  4. Hocus Pocus (1993) - The Sanderson sisters Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy put a comedic spin on witchy mayhem in Salem. Quotable campy fun for all ages.
  5. Scary Movie (2000) - Sending up Scream and other late '90s slashers, this raunchy parody never stops firing jokes and gags. Perfect for teen sleepovers and parties.

Ending Thoughts

When it's time for Halloween laughs, you can't go wrong with these entertaining, family-friendly comedies. From animated Hotel Transylvania to the supernatural hijinks of Ghostbusters, there's something for everyone on this list. Just be sure to avoid any cursed video tapes that summon vengeful spirits! Whatever you choose, a funny Halloween movie is the perfect way to get in a spooky mood and enjoy some hilarious scares with friends or family. Our top funny picks offer lots of laughs all October long.


Q: What is the funniest Halloween movie of all time?

Many consider Mel Brooks' 1974 comedy Young Frankenstein to be the funniest Halloween movie ever made. Gene Wilder's hilarious performance as Dr. Frankenstein, coupled with clever writing and spoofy style, make it a classic.

Q: What are good Halloween movies to watch with kids?

Great funny Halloween movies for families and kids include Hocus Pocus, The Addams Family, Hotel Transylvania, Casper, Monster House, ParaNorman and The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Q: What is a good Halloween comedy to watch with teens?

Funny Halloween movies teens love include Scooby-Doo, Beetlejuice, Scary Movie, Ghostbusters, Shaun of the Dead and Idle Hands.

Q: What are the best new funny Halloween movies?

Some of the most recent funny Halloween movies are Hubie Halloween (2020), Spooky Buddies (2011), Frankenweenie (2012), Goosebumps (2015) and The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018).

Q: Where can I watch funny Halloween movies?

Funny Halloween movies can be found on streaming platforms like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and Disney+ and rented digitally from Youtube, Apple TV and more. Many can also be accessed on cable TV during October.