36 Must Watch Animated Halloween Movies

Animated Halloween Movies

Have you ever thought about animated Halloween movies? I would personally want to watch some of the best animated Halloween movies as the period of the festivities approaches.

Halloween, an abbreviation of All Hallows’ Eve, is a holiday held on October 31 to mark the day before the Western Christian feast of All Saints.

Its celebration in most parts of the world is primarily non-religious. Animated movies depict inanimate objects and anthropomorphic characters in motion when the film is played.

Having gotten a basic understanding of the topic, let’s delve into knowing some of the popular animated Halloween movies without much ado.

1. Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

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  • Director: Henry Selick
  • Cast: Chris Sarandon, Catherine O’Hara, William Hickey, Ken Page, Paul Reubens, Glenn Shadix, and Ed Ivory.
  • IMDb rating: 7.9/10
  • Running time: 1h 16m

The film depicts the misfortunes of Jack Skellington, Halloweentown’s darling pumpkin lord, who has become exhausted with the repetitive schedule of startling individuals in “this present reality.”

When Jack coincidentally staggers on Christmastown, with brilliant variety and pleasant environs, he gets a renewed purpose for getting up in the morning – – he plots to bring Christmas under his influence by capturing Santa Claus and assuming control over the job. 

However, before long, Jack finds out that even the best-laid plans can go genuinely amiss. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

This movie won the Annie Award for Best Individual Achievement for Artistic Excellence in the Field of Animation.

It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects, Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score, Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, etc.

2. Monster House (2006)

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  • Director: Gil Kenan
  • Cast: Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner, Spencer Locke, Steve Buscemi, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Kevin James, Nick Cannon, Jason Lee, Fred Willard, Jon Heder, Catherine O’Hara, and Kathleen Turner.
  • IMDb rating: 6.6/10
  • Running time: 1h 31m

No grown-ups are willing to trust the teen trio Mitchel Musso, Spencer Locke, and Sam Lerner, who states that an adjoining home is a live monster that wants to hurt them.

With Halloween drawing closer, the three teenagers try to figure out how to obliterate the house before young trick-or-treaters meet appalling extermination.

This movie has won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film, Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Animated Feature, and Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film. This is one of the animated Halloween movies. 

3. ParaNorman (2012)

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  • Directors: Chris Butler and Sam Fell
  • Cast: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Jodelle Ferland, Bernard Hill, Tucker Albrizzi, Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Leslie Mann, Jeff Garlin, Elaine Stritch, Tempestt Bledsoe, Alex Borstein, and John Goodman.
  • IMDb rating: 7/10
  • Running time: 1h 33m

Youthful Norman Babcock (Kodi Smit-McPhee) can talk with the dead – and he frequently favors fellowshipping with them rather than with the living.

Norman is informed by his weird Uncle Prenderghast (John Goodman) that a 300-centuries-old witch’s curse on their Massachusetts town is genuine and going to work out – and that no one but Norman can stop the impending doom.

At the point when zombies awaken from their graves, Norman tries to gather all his boldness and empathy and stretch his paranormal capacities to the edge to save his kindred residents.

This movie has won the Annie Award for Best Character Animation in a Feature Production and Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement for Character Design in a Feature Production. 

It has also been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film, Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Animated Feature, BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film, etc. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

4. Frankenweenie (2012)

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  • Director: Tim Burton
  • Cast: films: Winona Ryder, Martin Short, Catherine O’Hara, Martin Landau, Conchata Farrell, Charlie Tahan, and Atticus Shaffer.
  • IMDb rating: 6.9/10
  • Running time: 1h 27m

Youthful Victor Frankenstein (Charlie Tahan) is a science geek and an outcast at school. However, he has one old buddy: his canine, Sparky.

However, at that point, misfortune strikes, and his pet canine Sparky kicks the bucket after it is hit by a vehicle. Victor is grief-stricken, yet his science instructor (Martin Landau) gives him thoughts on how to shock old Sparky to life.

The investigation is effective, and all works out well until Victor’s kindred colleagues at school discover the secret technique and use it to revive other dead creatures – with immensely devastating results.

This movie has won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Animated Film. It is nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film, Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Animated Feature, and BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film, etc. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

5. The Addams Family (2019)

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  • Directors: Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan
  • Cast: Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Snoop Dogg, Bette Midler, and Allison Janney.
  • IMDb rating: 5.8/10
  • Running time: 1h 27m

Individuals from the strange and creepy Addams family – Gomez, Morticia, Pugsley, Wednesday, Uncle Fester, and Grandma – are promptly getting ready for a little while together with their considerably creepier family members.

In any case, inconvenience before long emerges when the Addams youngster, Wednesday, becomes a close acquaintance with the little girl of the deceitful TV personality Margaux Needler, who understands that the Addams’ spooky chateau is disrupting her fantasy of wanting to sell everyone of the houses in the area.

The movie was nominated for Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement for Character Design in a Feature Production and Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement for Production Design in an Animated Feature Production. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

6. Coraline (2009)

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  • Director: Henry Selick
  • Cast: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French, Keith David, John Hodgman, Robert Bailey Jr., and Ian McShane.
  • IMDb rating: 7.7/10
  • Running time: 1h 40m

While investigating her new home, a young lady named Coraline (Dakota Fanning) finds a mysterious entryway, behind which lies another world that intently reflects her own yet, in numerous ways, is better.

She celebrates her revelation until the Other Mother (Teri Hatcher) and the remainder of her family attempt to keep her there for eternity.

Coraline tries to utilize every one of her assets and courage to return to her own family and life successfully.

This movie has won the AFI Movies of the Year Award and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film, BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film, Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Animated Feature, etc.

7. Coco (2017)

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  • Directors: Adrian Molina and Lee Unkrich
  • Cast: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Renée Victor, Ana Ofelia Murguía, and Edward James Olmos.
  • IMDb rating: 8.4/10
  • Running time: 1h 45m

Despite his family’s age-old prohibition on music, youthful Miguel fantasizes about turning into a thoroughbred performer like his object of worship, Ernesto de la Cruz. Frantic to demonstrate his ability, Miguel ends up in the staggering and brilliant Land of the Dead. 

After meeting a beguiling prankster named Héctor, the two new companions set out on an unprecedented excursion to discover the real story behind Miguel’s family ancestry.

This movie won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film, Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film, and BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

8. Hotel Transylvania (2012)

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  • Director: Genndy Tartakovsky
  • Cast: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, David Spade, and CeeLo Green.
  • IMDb rating: 7/10
  • Running time: 1h 31m

At the point when monsters need to move away from everything, they go to Count Dracula’s (Adam Sandler) Hotel Transylvania. During this extravagant retreat, they can act naturally without people around to irritate them. 

On one fateful day, Dracula welcomes to his hotel monsters like the Invisible Man, the Mummy, and others to praise the 118th birthday celebration of his little girl, Mavis (Selena Gomez).

Notwithstanding, an unanticipated difficulty unfurls when a human kid Johnny, accidentally drops in on the party and goes gaga for Mavis.

This movie has won the Kids’ Choice Awards for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie and People’s Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actor. 

I was also nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film, Kids’ Choice Awards for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie, and the Annie Awards for Outstanding Achievement for Music in a Feature Production. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

9. Happy Halloween, Scooby-Doo! (2020)

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  • Director: Maxwell Atoms
  • Cast: Frank Welker, Gray Griffin, Kate Micucci, Matthew Lillard, Cassandra Peterson, Bill Nye, and Dwight Schultz.
  • IMDb rating: 6.2/10
  • Running time: 1h 20m

Scooby and his friends work with Bill Nye, the Science Guy, and Elvira, the Mistress of the Dark, when toxic slime makes many enormous pumpkins. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

10. Corpse Bride (2005)

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  • Directors: Tim Burton and Mike Johnson
  • Cast: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson, Albert Finney, Joanna Lumley, and Christopher Lee.
  • IMDb rating: 7.3/10
  • Running time: 1h 17m

The families of Victor (Johnny Depp) and Victoria (Emily Watson) have organized their marriage. Although they are in love, Victor is apprehensive about the wedding celebrations.

While he’s in a woodland rehearsing his lines for the wedding, a tree limb turns into a hand that hauls him to the land of the dead.

The writing is that of Emily, who was killed in the wake of eloping with her sweetheart, and she now needs to wed Victor.

Victor strives to return from the hidden world before Victoria marries the detestable Barkis Bittern (Richard E. Award).

This movie has won the Future Film Festival Digital Award and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film, Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Animated Feature, and the Satellite Award for Best Motion Picture, Animated, or Mixed Media. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

11. Scoob! (2020)

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  • Director: Tony Cervone
  • Cast: Will Forte, Mark Wahlberg, Jason Isaacs, Gina Rodriguez, Zac Efron, Amanda Seyfried, Kiersey Clemons, Ken Jeong, Tracy Morgan, Simon Cowell, and Frank Welker.
  • IMDb rating: 5.6/10
  • Running time: 1h 33m

With many settled cases and shared experiences, Scooby and the posse face their most excellent, testing secret – a plot to release the phantom canine Cerberus upon the world.

As they strive to stop this worldwide canine apocalypse, the pack finds that Scooby has a mysterious inheritance and an incredible predetermination more prominent than anybody might have envisioned.

The movie was nominated for the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Family Movie, Blimp Award for Favorite Animated Movie, and NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Animated Motion Picture. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

12. Gnome Alone (2017)

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  • Director: Peter Lepeniotis
  • Cast: Becky G, Josh Peck, Olivia Holt, George Lopez, Patrick Stump, David Koechner, Tara Strong, Jeff Dunham, Nash Grier, and Fred Tatasciore.
  • IMDb rating: 5.6/10
  • Running time: 1h 25m

When Chloe finds that the gnomes in her new home’s garden are not what they appear to be, she must choose between the quest for ideal high school life and collaborating with the gnomes to battle against the Troggs. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

13. Toy Story of Terror! (2013)

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  • Director: Angus MacLane
  • Cast: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Carl Weathers, Timothy Dalton, Don Rickles, Wallace Shawn, Kristen Schaal, Kate McKinnon, Lori Alan, Peter Sohn, Emily Hahn, Dawnn Lewis, Jason Topolski, Ken Marino
  • IMDb rating: 7.5/10
  • Running time: 22m

While on an excursion, Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jessie, and the remainder of the organization end up mysteriously at an inn. In any case, everything turns upside down when Mr. Potato Head disappears.

This movie has won the Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement for Directing in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production, Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement for Storyboarding in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production, and Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement for Character Animation in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

14. It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)

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  • Director: Bill Melendez
  • Cast: Peter Robbins, Christopher Shea, Sally Dryer, and Kathy Steinberg.
  • IMDb rating: 8.2/10
  • Running time: 25m

The Peanuts group enjoys Halloween celebrations, while Linus trusts that the hard-to-find Halloween icon will appear.

This movie was nominated for the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Children’s Program, Satellite Award for Outstanding Youth Blu-Ray/DVD, and Primetime Emmy Award for Special Classification Of Individual Achievements. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

15. The Book of Life (2014)

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  • Director: Jorge R. Gutierrez
  • Cast: Diego Luna, Zoe Saldana, and Channing Tatum
  • IMDb rating: 7.2/10
  • Running time: 1h 35m

In the Mexican town of San Angel, Manolo (Diego Luna), Maria (Zoë Saldana), and Joaquin (Channing Tatum) have been companions since their youth. 

Even though their lives have followed various ways – Maria was shipped off to Europe, Joaquin was enlisted in the military, and Manolo contemplated turning into a matador – – one thing continues as before: Manolo and Joaquin both need to wed Maria.

To save his first love, Manolo penances himself and is moved to the Land of the Remembered, where he reunites with his dead predecessors and endeavors to make his dreams come true.

This movie has won the Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement for Character Design in a Feature Production and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film, Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Animated Feature, and Annie Award for Best Animated Feature, etc. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

16. Room on the Broom (2020)

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  • Directors: Max Lang and Jan Lachauer
  • Cast: Gillian Anderson, Rob Brydon, Timothy Spall, Martin Clunes, Sally Hawkins, and David Walliams.
  • IMDb rating: 7.5/10
  • Running time: 25m

The witch’s broom is obliterated by a fire-breathing dragon who takes steps to devour the witch, yet the animals gather as one to imitate a beast and save her.

Subsequently, she forms a posh new broom with seats on which they can all ride serenely, much to the dismay of her feline.

This movie has won the International Emmy Kids Award for Animation and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Short Film (Animated), International Emmy Kids Award for Animation, and Annie Award for Best Animated Special Production. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

17. Spooky Buddies (2011)

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  • Director: Robert Vince
  • Cast: Harland Williams, Sierra McCormick, Elisa Donovan, Jennifer Elise Cox, Tucker Albrizzi, Dylan Sprayberry, Rance Howard, and Pat Finn.
  • IMDb rating: 4.5/10
  • Running time: 1h 28m

Full of hate for a horrible dog, the Buddies and their new companions, Pip, Zelda, Rodney, and Skip, try to stop Warwick the Warlock and save the world from his obnoxious deeds.

The young doggies then go on a creepy experience through a spooky chateau. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

18. The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)

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  • Directors: Clyde Geronimi, James Algar, and Jack Kinney
  • Cast: Eric Blore, J. Pat O’Malley, John McLeish, Colin Campbell, Campbell Grant, Claude Allister, and The Rhythmaires
  • IMDb rating: 6.9/10
  • Running time: 1h 8m.

The movie is based on two classic novels. In “The Wind in the Willows,” affluent Mr. Toad (Eric Blore) longs for all the most current trends. At the point when he needs a car, Mr. Toad decides to get one by hook or by crook. 

In “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” lanky headmaster Ichabod Crane succumbs to the beautiful Katrina Van Tassel.

Trapped in a love tussle between Katrina and his rival Brom Bones, Ichabod fears a nearby legend called the Headless Horseman. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

19. Monsters, Inc. (2001)

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  • Director: Pete Docter
  • Cast: John Goodman, Billy Crystal, Steve Buscemi, James Coburn, Mary Gibbs, and Jennifer Tilly.
  • IMDb rating: 8.1/10
  • Running time: 1h 36m

The film fixates on two monsters, the shaggy James P. “Sulley” Sullivan (John Goodman) and his one-eyed accomplice and closest companion, Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal).

They are utilized at the nominal energy-creating processing plant Monsters, Inc., which produces power by startling human youngsters.

In any case, the beast world accepts that the kids are harmful, and when a little human young lady, Boo (Mary Gibbs), slips into the processing plant, she would need to get back home before it is past the point of no return.

This movie has won the Satellite Award for Outstanding Youth Blu-Ray/DVD and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film, Academy Award for Best Music (Original Score), Satellite Award for Best Motion Picture, Animated or Mixed Media, etc. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

20. Halloween Is Grinch Night (1977)

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  • Director: Gerard Baldwin
  • Cast: Hans Conried, Henry Gibson, June Foray, Gary Shapiro, Hal Smith, Irene Tedrow, and Jack DeLeon.
  • IMDb rating: 6.5/10.
  • Running time: 26m

An odd breeze blows into Whoville, making every one of the occupants stay inside. They realize the current implies the Grinch will be feeling foul and out to cause damage. Nonetheless, youthful Eukariah chooses to stand up to the Grinch.

This movie won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children’s Special and is one of the animated Halloween movies.

21. Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)

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  • Director: Hayao Miyazaki
  • Cast: Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma, and Kappei Yamaguchi.
  • IMDb rating: 7.8/10
  • Running time: 1h 42m

In this anime, 13-year-old Kiki moves to a town by sea with her talking feline, Jiji, to spend a year alone, as per her town’s custom for witches to prepare compulsorily.

After figuring out how to control her broomstick, Kiki sets up a flying dispatch service and, before long, turns into a well-known personality locally. 

However, when the youthful witch starts second-guessing herself and loses her enchanted capacities, she tries to combat her insecurities to regain her powers.

This movie won the Japan Academy Prize for Popularity Award – The most well-known film, Japan Academy Prize for Special Award, and Mainichi Film Concours Award for Best Animated Film. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

22. Monsters versus Aliens (2009)

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  • Directors: Rob Letterman and Conrad Vernon
  • Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogen, Hugh Laurie, Will Arnett, Kiefer Sutherland, Rainn Wilson, Paul Rudd, and Stephen Colbert.
  • IMDb rating: 6.4/10
  • Running time: 1h 42m

At the point when a meteor loaded with space debris changes Susan Murphy (Reese Witherspoon) into a goliath on her wedding day, the government authorities rename her Ginormica and limit her to a mystery compound with different monsters.

At the point when an extraterrestrial robot lands on Earth and starts a frenzy, General W.R. Monger of the US government convinces the president to send Ginormica and her kindred monsters to fight the insidious outsider named Gallaxhar and save the planet. 

This movie was nominated for the Kids’ Choice Awards for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie and the Blimp Award for Favorite Animated Movie. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

23. James and the Giant Peach (1996)

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  • Director: Henry Selick
  • Cast: Paul Terry, Simon Callow, Richard Dreyfuss, Jane Leeves, Joanna Lumley, Miriam Margolyes, Susan Sarandon, Pete Postlethwaite, and David Thewlis.
  • IMDb rating: 6.7/10
  • Running time: 1h 20m

This imaginative transformation of Roald Dahl’s cherished kids’ story depicts the experiences of James (Paul Terry), a British orphan.

Compelled to live with his horrible aunties (Joanna Lumley, Miriam Margolyes), James finds an exit from their dreary presence when he finds a tremendous enchanted peach containing human-like bugs.

After moving into the ocean inside the light peach, James heads out for New York City, joined by a group of well-disposed talking bugs.

This movie was nominated for Satellite Award for Best Motion Picture, Animated or Mixed Media, and the Academy Award for Best Original Musical or Comedy Score. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

24. The Black Cauldron (1985)

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  • Directors: Ted Berman and Richard Rich
  • Cast: Grant Bardsley, Susan Sheridan, Freddie Jones, Nigel Hawthorne, Arthur Malet, John Byner, Phil Fondacaro, and John Hurt.
  • IMDb rating: 6.3/10
  • Running time: 1h 20m

In the place that is known as Prydain, humble pig herder Taran (Grant Bardsley) fantasizes about turning into a heroic knight.

Youthful Taran accepts his courageous calling when the detestable Horned King (John Hurt) captures Hen-Wren, Taran’s prophesying pig.

Presently, with assistance from his shaggy companion Gurgi and Princess Eilonwy, Taran tries to find the enchanted dark cauldron before the underhanded dictator, Horned King, can utilize its mysterious powers to gather a multitude of the undead. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

25. Pooh’s Heffalump Movie (2005)

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  • Director: Frank Nissen
  • Cast: Jimmy Bennett, Kyle Stanger, Nikita Hopkins, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings, John Fiedler, Ken Sansom, and Kath Soucie.
  • IMDb rating: 6.4/10
  • Running time: 1h 7m

In this energized story about kinship, grit, and collaboration, Roo (Nikita Hopkins) and Lumpy (Kyle Stanger) accumulate the boldness to scan Hundred Acre Wood for the Goblin. This animal can make wishes come true. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

26. Wallace and Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)

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  • Directors: Nick Park and Steve Box
  • Cast: Peter Sallis, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, and Peter Kay.
  • IMDb rating: 7.5/10
  • Running time: 1h 25m

At the point when a colossal vegetable-desolating monster obliterates the vegetable farms just before the Giant Vegetable Competition, Lady Tottington asks Wallace and his canine, Gromit, to destroy the beast and salvage the town.

This movie won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film, Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Animated Feature, and BAFTA Award for Outstanding British.

It was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film, Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Animated Feature, Satellite Award for Best Motion Picture, and Animated or Mixed Media. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

27. Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island (1998)

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  • Directors: Kazumi Fukushima and Hiroshi Aoyama
  • Cast: Scott Innes, Billy West, Mary Kay Bergman, Frank Welker, B. J. Ward, Adrienne Barbeau, Tara Charendoff, Cam Clarke, Jim Cummings, Mark Hamill, Jennifer Leigh Warren, and Ed Gilbert.
  • IMDb rating: 7.7/10
  • Running time: 1h 18m

Scooby-Doo and his pack travel to the far-off Moonscar island. However, the heavenly haven has an evil mystery, which uncovers itself as horrible zombie privateers. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

28. Mickey’s House of Villains (2002)

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  • Directors: Jamie Mitchell, Rick Calabash, and Roberts Gannaway
  • Cast: Wayne Allwine, Russi Taylor, Tony Anselmo, Bill Farmer, Scott Weinger, Jonathan Freeman, Susanne Blakeslee, Corey Burton, James Woods, and Pat Carroll.
  • IMDb rating: 6.5/10
  • Running time: 1h 10m

Mickey and his buddies become occupied when the underhanded Jafar collaborates with Cruella, Hades, Ursula, Captain Hook, Maleficent, and the remainder of their brutal group in a wild endeavor to transform the House of Mouse into the House of Villains. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

29. Scared Shrekless (2010)

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  • Directors: Raman Hui and Gary Trousdale
  • Cast: Mike Myers, Dean Edwards, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas, Cody Cameron, Conrad Vernon, Aron Warner, Christopher Knights, and Kristen Schaal.
  • IMDb rating: 6.7/10
  • Running time: 26m

Shrek gets in the Halloween mood by moving his fantasy companions to concoct terrifying stories for a challenge. However, the pack discovers that they’ll need to go through the night in Lord Farquaad’s spooky palace before the victor is named. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

30. Alvin And The Chipmunks Meet The Wolfman (2000)

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  • Director: Kathi Castillo
  • Cast: Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Tress MacNeille, Elizabeth Daily, Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Frank Welker, and April Winchell.
  • IMDb rating: 6.4/10
  • Running time: 1h 18m

In this energized experience, chipmunk Alvin (Ross Bagdasarian Jr.) has werewolves at the forefront of his thoughts.

After being spooked by an unpleasant dream, he is persuaded that his frightful nearby neighbor, Mr. Talbot (Maurice LaMarche), has a colossal mystery.

As he and his sibling Simon (likewise Bagdasarian) research, his bashful kin Theodore (Janice Karman), who has been hesitantly projected in the school’s play of “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” tracks down his monstrous repressed self after being gone after by a weird canine. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

31. Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School (1988)

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  • Director: Charles August Nichols
  • Cast: Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Glynis Johns, Susan Blu, Pat Musick, Russi Taylor, Marilyn Schreffler, Patty Maloney, Frank Welker, Ronnie Schell, and Ruta Lee.
  • IMDb rating: 6.8/10
  • Running time: 1h 30m

Scooby, Shaggy, and Scrappy are glad to be employed as exercise instructors at Miss Grimwood’s Finishing School for young ladies.

Before long, they understand that the students are not conventional but rather the ghouls’ little girls. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

32. The Halloween Tree (1993)

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  • Director: Mario Piluso
  • Cast: Leonard Nimoy, Annie Barker, Alex Greenwald, Edan Gross, Kevin Smets, and Andrew Keegan.
  • IMDb rating: 7.8/10
  • Running time: 1h 30m

Four youngsters become familiar with the starting points of Halloween customs while attempting to save their perishing companion. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

33. Monsters University (2013)

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  • Director: Dan Scanlon
  • Cast: Helen Mirren, Alfred Molina, Peter Sohn, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Joel Murray, Sean Hayes, Dave Foley, Billy Crystal, Charlie Day, and Nathan Fillion
  • IMDb rating: 7.3/10
  • Running time: 1h 44m

Mike and Sulley, two beasts, join Monsters University to graduate as the terrifying monsters on Earth. While they are rivals, bit by bit, they become dearest companions. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

The movie won the Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement for Storyboarding in a Feature Production and Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in a Feature Production. 

It was also nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Motion Picture, Animated or Mixed Media, People’s Choice Award for Favorite Movie, Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Animated Feature, etc.

34. Spirited Away (2001)

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  • Director: Hayao Miyazaki
  • Cast: Rumi Hiiragi, Miyu Irino, Mari Natsuki, Takeshi Naito, Yasuko Sawaguchi, Tsunehiko Kamijō, Takehiko Ono, and Bunta Sugawara.
  • IMDb rating: 8.6/10
  • Running time: 2h 5m

Spirited Away recounts the tale of Chihiro Ogino (Hiiragi), a ten-year-old young lady who, while moving to another area, enters the universe of Kami (spirits of Japanese Shinto fables). 

After her folks are transformed into pigs by the witch Yubaba (Natsuki), Chihiro takes some work working in Yubaba’s bathhouse to figure out how to make her and her folks gain freedom and return to their human form.

This movie has won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film, Golden Bear, Satellite Award for Best Motion Picture, Animated or Mixed Media, etc. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

35. Spookley the Square Pumpkin (2004)

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  • Director: Bernie Denk
  • Cast: Sonja Ball
  • IMDb rating: 4.9/10
  • Running time: 47m

A scarecrow and three spiders assist an odd-molded pumpkin with defeating his sensations of disgrace and insufficiency. This is one of the animated Halloween movies.

36. The Boxtrolls (2014)

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  • Directors: Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi
  • Cast: Ben Kingsley, Elle Fanning, Dee Bradley Baker, Steve Blum, Toni Collette, Jared Harris, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade, Tracy Morgan, and Simon Pegg.
  • IMDb rating: 6.8/10
  • Running time: 1h 36m

Eggs (Isaac Hempstead-Wright), a vagrant, lives with the Boxtrolls – local wicked animals who occupy a cave underneath the city of Cheesebridge.

While the evil Archibald Snatcher (Ben Kingsley) concocts a strategy to dispose of the innocent creatures, Eggs meets and learns feisty Winnifred (Elle Fanning). Together, Eggs and Winnifred conspire to save the Boxtrolls from eradication.

This movie has won the Annie Award for Voice Acting in a Feature Production and Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement for Production Design in an Animated Feature Production.

It was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film, BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film, Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film, etc. It is one of the animated Halloween movies.

Conclusion

As the Halloween celebrations approach, I hope this list of animated Halloween movies will help you choose quality entertainment for you and your family during the holiday.

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