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25 Spooky-But-Not-Scary Halloween Movies To Watch If You Don't Like Horror

You can get into the Halloween spirit without being scared senseless.

Jasmin Nahar

BuzzFeed Staff

We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which movies people who don't like horror should watch this Halloween, here are some of their suggestions!

1. practical magic.

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"It’s such a fun movie; with romance, comedy, and sisterly love to spare. It makes you feel right at home."

— alexandraw4e9c7ac78

2. The Halloween Tree

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" The Halloween Tree always makes me feel so nostalgic and taught me so much about Halloween when I was little!"

— alexia-janem

3. The Rocky Horror Picture Show

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"It is far from scary but definitely has a spooky element to it."

— edgyblake

4. Addams Family Values

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"A spooky classic!"

— ameliat4830b73cb

5. Hocus Pocus

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"It’s the ultimate classic Halloween movie. Sassy, funny and not scary at all!"

— rachelh4813f3c57

6. The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr Toad

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— haiwanajamila

7. Corpse Bride

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"Spooky characters but it's just a wholesome love story."

— toriscupcake

8. The Nightmare Before Christmas

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"This movie has everything; a creepy Halloween vibe, beautiful songs, funny moments, a cute love story, and a happy ending. It's perfect."

— silencesilence

9. The Ghosbusters movies (new and old)

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" Ghostbusters (including the all-female remake) – a great combination of comedy and spookiness with a happy ending that doesn't leave you feeling scared when you go to bed. "

— elizataylor99

10. Frankenweenie

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" Frankieweenie was a cute and tug-at-your-heartstrings kinda movie."

— christinas4c20f1b6d

11. The 'Burbs

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— cripplerqueen

12. Monster House

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13. Hotel Transylvania

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"So cute and funny and all-round fun."

— zoe-elizabethm

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"I watched it all the time when I was young even when it wasn't Halloween."

— djb415f2b1d2

15. What We Do in the Shadows

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"It’s so funny! I hadn’t bought an actual DVD in years before I purchased this because I could barely stand to return it to Redbox. A mockumentary about vampires trying to make it in the modern world. Doesn’t take itself seriously at all, and that’s what’s so perfect about it."

— martinac42ff82650

16. The Scary Godmother

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" Scary Godmother and Scary Godmother: The Revenge Of Jimmy !!! The CGI is very early 2000s, but they're both under an hour and more ~spooky~ than scary."

— sentienthouseplant

17. Halloweentown

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"This was my FAVOURITE movie as a kid, and is still one of my top ten Halloween movies. You still get the creatures and one bad guy (who some might find scary but if my 10-year-old self could watch it, you can too) all centred around the glorious holiday that is Halloween."

— jessicalynn1025

18. Twitches

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"One word: iconic."

— jeffatkinsgirl

19. Little Shop of Horrors

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— mrsandman29

20. Young Frankenstein

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"It starts Gene Wilder aka Willy Wonka and it pokes fun at classic horror films without taking itself too seriously. It's freaking hilarious."

— jordans43125d2f3

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"It's kind of outdated in a lot of ways but the humour really makes the movie and Tim Curry is the ultimate scene-stealer."

— erica2231

22. Tucker and Dale vs Evil

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"There is some almost slapstick-level blood, but overall not a scary horror movie. And it is HILARIOUS. "

— emilyh47097654e

23. The Frighteners

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"It's a comedy thriller starring Michael J Fox. There's ghosts and murder but it's not at all scary."

— harrisk05

24. The Witches

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Pretty silly acting now that I’m older, but still a classic."

— ashleya4cdc27c17

25. ParaNorman

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"I watch it every year and still laugh my guts out. The cast is stellar and the storyline is actually really interesting."

— voidnogitsune

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