Welcome to the spookiest season of the year, where pumpkins glow and ghosts wander! Halloween is a time for chills, thrills, and of course, some thrillingly fun cartoons to get you into the spirit of the holiday. Whether you’re looking for friendly monsters, mysterious adventures, or eerie tales, we’ve got you covered with our handpicked selection of the best Halloween scary cartoon suggestions to enjoy with family and friends.
Coraline tells a story about a teenage girl named Coraline. Her parents are often busy and do not care about her. Everyday, she lives in a big house but lacks the warmth of family. On a rainy night, Coraline discovers a strange door in her house. Stepping through that door, Coraline wanders into a world very similar to the real world where she lived. The only difference is that all people here have eyes made of buttons.
Coraline receives a very warm welcome. Everyone calls her by the right name. Not only that, she also finds two people who are exactly like her father and mother – Other Father and Other Mother indulge her every request. They then invite Coraline to stay in this world and not leave. But this is just a wicked plan to turn Coraline into one of them.
Sparky is a dog who is extremely close to Victor. But Sparky unfortunately died in a traffic accident. Victor is so saddened by his friend’s death that he does a crazy science experiment to revive Sparky. The experiment seems to have been successful when Sparky comes back to life, but the puppy’s appearance has changed a lot, and he also becomes destructive dog, causing panic in the neighborhood. Victor must try to convince them and his parents that Sparky is still the loyal friend from before.
Corpse Bride (2005)
Corpse Bride is one of the best Halloween cartoons set in the Victorian era of the late 1800s. In a village with two families, Everglot is a noble but poor family, and Van Dort is a wealthy family without social status. The son and daughter of these two families, Victor Van Dort and Victoria Everglot, were betrothed to each other to help them get out of trouble.
Near the wedding day, the groom Victor feels very nervous, so he goes to the forest to practice his vows. Unexpectedly, the corpse bride Emily hears this oath and assumes that Victor reads it to her. Meanwhile, the bride Victoria is still waiting for Victor, and his place as a groom is threatened to be taken by another rich newcomer to the village. Who will Victor choose between the two brides?
The Addams Family (2019)
The Addams Family 2019 is about the couple Gomez and Morticia Addams – who lead an eccentric lifestyle. They decide to choose a dark, mysterious castle to live in. The Addams have two children, daughter Wednesday, and son Pugsley. While the family is preparing for Pugsley’s coming of age, Wednesday has the opportunity to attend school. Here, the girl’s slightly monstrous appearance and personality cause a lot of trouble. The townspeople learn of the Addams family’s existence, and Pugsley’s coming of age ceremony is in danger of falling apart.
Monster House (2006)
Monster House 2006 is a Halloween-themed animated horror film about a trio of D.J., nanny Zee, and Zee’s boyfriend – Bone. One time D.J’s parents go to work, leaving D.J in the care of Zee. The trio is curious and wants to get their things back, so they take the initiative to find out about the neighbor’s house. But unexpectedly, it is a hiding place of monsters, and that house can eat people. The trio warns the adults around, but they just assume it is a prank on Halloween. What will D.J, Zee, and Bone do against that spooky house?
Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Because of his wife’s death, Count Dracula thinks the human world is very dangerous. He decides to bring his daughter to live in the deep forest and, at the same time, build the Transylvania hotel for demons and monsters.
Ironically, the daughter Mavis is very curious about the human world. On her 118th birthday, Mavis begs Count Dracula to let her go out to explore the world, and he reluctantly agrees. Then, he and the people living in the hotel create a play to make Mavis fear the outside world and return to him. But unexpectedly, the red-haired guy Jonathan discovers the existence of these monsters and follows them back to the hotel. Later, Jonathan and Mavis fall in love with each other but face opposition from the residents here.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
The Nightmare Before Christmas 1993 is a very special Halloween movie. The film is about ghosts living in the Halloween world, in this place, Halloween is held once a year, making residents feel bored.
One day, the Pumpkin King – Jack Skellington, who organizes the annual Halloween festival, accidentally gets lost in the world of Christmas. Jack is delighted with the splendor of this holiday. He returns to his world and decides to join the residents here to celebrate Christmas in the style of Halloween. Will this daring plan succeed?
The Boxtrolls (2014)
The Boxtrolls 2014 sets place in the summer of 1896. In the town of Cheese Bridge, a rumor arises that the Boxtrolls have kidnapped a baby. Archibald Snatcher makes a deal with city leader Lord Portley-Rind that he will destroy the Boxtrolls in exchange for membership in the city’s cheese-lovers, even though he himself is severely allergic to cheese.
In fact, the Boxtrolls are peace-loving monsters that appear every night to search for discarded items and create useful inventions. A human boy named Eggs lives with them and is taken cared of by a boxtroll named Fish. Later, Fish unfortunately got captured by Snatcher, so Eggs has to find a way to save Fish.
Toy Story of Terror (2013)
Toy Story of Terror 2013 is a special short film from the Toy Story series created for Halloween. One day, the toys and Bonnie and her mother go out to play. But unexpectedly, their tire goes flat in the middle of the road, and they have to spend the night at a roadside motel. After that, a toy disappears without a trace, the rest of them try to find it, but are caught up in a series of mysterious, monstrous, and scary events.
Mickey’s House of Villains (2002)
There’s a Halloween party going on at Mickey’s House, but then a lot of villains appear, that is Jafar along with his new minions Captain Hook, Cruella de Vil, Ursula, and Hades. They plan to take over the house. Heroes, princesses, and other characters are trapped in the kitchen while Mickey and several others are thrown out the street. Mickey’s house is renamed the House of Villains. Our Disney gang including Mickey, Donald, and Goofy have to get their House back, will they succeed?
Ready for a scary cartoon Halloween night?
Now, let’s dim the lights, grab some delicious treats, and settle in for a Halloween cartoon marathon filled with enchantment, laughter, and a touch of spookiness. These best Halloween cartoons are guaranteed to make your holiday frightfully delightful!