12 Spine-Tingling Halloween Movies for Teens
Wrong. Thanks to centuries of bureaucratic red tape, they find a long waiting list when they get to the pearly gates. In order to earn their wings, they both must spend the next 50 years as ghosts haunting their old home.
When they get to their home, they find it's been bought by an insufferable yuppie couple. Aghast at having to spend 50 years occupying the same space with the unbearable, they do their best to scare them out. When that doesn't work, they hire veteran scaremeister Beetlejuice.
Yellow-haired, snaggle-toothed and profane, Beetlejuice is certainly scary. But he's also untrustworthy, especially when he falls in love with the yuppies' gloomy, black-clad teenage daughter, Lydia (Winona Ryder).
Are his antics worth the price?
The people of Covington have reached an agreement of sorts with the beasts, in which they are allowed to go about their business as long as they never cross the village's boundaries. But this balance is destroyed when headstrong Lucius Hunt (Joaquin Phoenix), decides to find out what lies outside Covington. Will the beasts' wrath be the end of this tiny town?
Donna (Brittany Snow) has survived a terrible tragedy, and now she's ready to put the past behind her and have fun at the prom. But the man she thought she escaped from has returned, and will kill anybody that gets between him and his precious Donna.
Can Donna escape this psycho killer? And how many people will get out of senior prom alive?
Anyone who watches the haunting images gets a phone call predicting certain death in seven days. A group of teens vacationing in a cabin in the woods scoff at this— until they all die seven days later.
Rachel Keller (Naomi Watts), the aunt of one of the ill-fated teens, decides to try to solve the puzzle before more people die.
Can she figure out who's behind this sick game, before she meets her own fate?
The Sixth Sense
Six-year old Cole (Haley Joel Osment) is saddled with problems much larger in scale than a typical child his age. He is constantly terrified by the images of ghosts he sees, and it's up to his psychologist, Dr. Malcom Crowe (Bruce Willis), to help him.
But as Dr. Crowe digs deeper into Cole's mind, they both learn terrifying new things about themselves and each other.
In true M. Night Shyamalan fashion, this creepy movie is certain to leave you on the edge of your seat until the very end.
When a Stranger Calls
But, when her father commits her to a babysitting job to help pay her bills, her problems go from trivial to terrifyingly life-threatening. It isn't long before a stranger starts calling the house with creepy, increasingly personal messages.
It isn't a question of whether he's watching Jill— it's a question of how long it will be before he tries to kill her.
Addams Family Values
When Morticia Addams gives birth to a new son, Pubert, the other children immediately begin to devise ways to kill him off. In an effort to keep her kids under a watchful eye, Morticia hires a nanny.
Little does she know, the nanny has other plans for the kids. She quickly sends them off to a horrid version of a summer camp while she sets her sights on Uncle Fester, in an effort to seduce him and get her hands on the Addam's family fortune.
The Addam's family will triumph at the end, but not without lots of horrifically ghoulish antics that have become this family's trademark.
The Monster Squad
Well, not for long. When their safety is threatened by Dracula, the Mummy, Frankenstein, the Wolfman, and Gill-Man in the search for a magic amulet, the boys form the Monster Squad to battle the forces of evil.
This movie is an old classic that you'll enjoy watching as much as your teen does!
The Freeling family is a typical, middle-class family living in a nice, comfortable neighborhood. But soon, everything goes from normal to very, very strange.
The pet canary dies. Violent storms occur. Carol Ann, the five-year-old daughter, gets summoned to the television, where a strange shaft of green light hits her and makes the entire room shake.
As the events continue, Carol Ann begins to communicate with "the TV people," and is then sucked into a closet and disappears. Frantic to find his daughter, Mr. Freeling enlists the help of parapsychologist Dr. Lesh. Lesh finds the paranormal activity in the house so strong, only a professional exorcist can handle it.
While searching for Carol Ann, the Freeling family makes a horrifying discovery that will make you re-think all you believe about the real world.
Crop circles begin appearing in the farming fields owned by Reverend Graham Hess (Mel Gibson). As he and his family try to understand the meaning of these circles, they believe it is somehow related to their faith.
However, they soon get the feeling that they aren't the only ones in the fields— some mysterious creature is there too, watching their every move.
This oldie but goodie starts innocently enough, and finds the characters Melanie, Mitchell, and Annie, entangled in a typical love triangle.
But as they dance around the drama of their relationships, an eerie phenomenon begins. The birds in the area begin to act strange— very strange. At first, the episodes are nothing more than a rogue seagull swooping down and pecking Melanie's head.
But as the episodes increase, so does the intensity, until events take an ugly turn when hundreds of birds converge on a child's birthday party in the park.
Nobody can explain it, and nobody can stop it. Once the onslaught begins, there's virtually no escape.