Now that it's October, there's probably one thing on anyone's minds: Halloween. Well, OK, maybe people are also thinking a lot about the return of Stranger Things, but that's kind of related, so it still counts as being under the Halloween umbrella. The upcoming holiday and pop culture go hand-in-hand, but more specifically, Halloween and scary movies go hand-in-hand. While most scary movies are likely associated with Halloween, a surprisingly few amount of them actually take place on Halloween. These 11 Halloween movies on Netflix actually do occur on or around Oct. 31, and the best part is that not all of them are completely terrifying.
Sure, it's fun to give yourself a scare every once in a while (or once a year — every Halloween, specifically), but it's also totally possible to get festive without necessarily giving yourself nightmares that last you through Thanksgiving. Plenty of movies, like Mean Girls, for instance, address Halloween without involving creepy serial killers. Others, like the Halloween series, do a perfect job of including both scariness with holiday celebration. Both types of movies can be found on Netflix, but you don't have to search because this list is all you'll need.
These 11 movies are the perfect way to get in the mood for the upcoming holiday, and you don't even have to leave your couch to watch them.
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