Halloween is one of the best times to throw a party: Everyone comes dressed up, there is an abundance of sweet things and everyone is laid back and ready for a good time. One of the biggest attraction for a Halloween party is the movies. Horror movies, both classic and contemporary are in heavy rotation during Halloween. Many TV stations play them back to back and people go out to buy DVDs of horror flicks in anticipation for Halloween night. However, there are hundreds if not thousands of scary flicks to choose from for your party and the options are endless. Luckily for you, we’ve rounded up 5 of the best horror movies to screen at your Halloween party. So turn out the lights, crawl under the covers and let’s get started.
- The Exorcist: Considered the greatest horror movie of all time by some critics, this movie is chilling, unsettling and when played in the dark, will have everyone on the edge of their seat.
- Hocus Pocus: A 90s classic, this movie is not quite as heavy as the others, but is a crowd-pleaser nonetheless.
- The Conjuring: A modern classic that plays heavily on the demonic themes, the more hardcore horror lovers will adore this pick.
- Tucker and Dale vs Evil: More comedy-horror than pure horror, this movie will put your guests in a lighter mood.
- Evil Dead: Whether you go for the original films or the 2013 remake, Evil Dead is a fan favorite that’s sure to put the right mood for any Halloween party.