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As Halloween inches closer, there are so many things to be excited about! Finding the perfect Halloween costume, telling ghost stories around a bonfire, carving pumpkins, eating an endless amount of miniature snickers — the list is endless. Perhaps, one of the most popular things to do is binge-watch all the scary movies and shows out there.

Hulu released its annual Huluween with an endless amount of streaming options for a spooky, scary Halloween. From horror classics like Elvira: Mistress of the Darkness to scary spin-offs of hit shows like American Horror Stories, Hulu has something for everyone’s thrill level. 

No tricks here, just treats! We put together the top 10 Halloween movies and shows on Hulu that are guaranteed to have you sleeping with all the lights on in the house. So grab your pumpkin beer and head to the couch!

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The Addams Family (2019)

  • Rating: PG
  • Cast: Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Snoop Dogg, Bette Midler, Allison Janney, Martin Short
  • IMDB Rating: 5.8

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One of the spookiest, kookiest, ookiest families is back, with an A-list cast! The Addams family are preparing for their scary relatives to visit when disaster strikes. Their New Jersey haunted mansion becomes the target of a reality TV star and home developer’s big plans. Everyone in the family must come together to save the home, but can they do it in time?

Whether you’re a huge Addams Family fan or looking for something to watch with the whole family, this animated, kid-friendly version is the perfect film to enjoy together this Halloween. 


American Horror Stories

  • # of Seasons: 1
  • Cast: Sierra McCormick, Paris Jackson, Merrin Dungey
  • IMDB Rating: 6.1

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The award-winning anthology series, American Horror Story (AHS), redefined the horror genre. Each season offered different themes, like a creepy asylum, an isolated shack, a traveling freak show, and a haunted hotel. Creators of AHS recently delivered the spin-off, American Horror Stories, which, unlike its predecessor, changes narratives episode to episode instead of season to season. 

Whether you are a long-time fan of AHS or new to the series altogether, these shows will keep you entertained and scared. Enter at your own risk. 

(A quick note: You can only access this show through the FX add-on with Hulu)

Children of the Corn

  • Rating: R
  • Cast: Linda Hamilton, Peter Horton, and R.G. Armstrong
  • IMDB Rating: 5.6 

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A couple’s cross-country road trip ends abruptly when they accidentally hit a young boy with their car. As they search for help, the couple wanders into an abandoned Nebraska town populated only by children, followers of a sinister young preacher. Soon the couple found themselves trying to flee from the demonic children, who wanted to sacrifice them to their satanic deity.

We can’t think of many things scarier than devil-possessed children, can you? This 80’s movie is a classic horror film, so it’s no wonder it makes our list. 

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Into the Dark: Pooka Lives!

  • # of seasons: Season 2, Episode 7 of the “Into the Dark” series
  • Cast: Malcolm Barrett, Lyndie Greenwood, and Felicia Day
  • IMDB Rating: 6

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Pooka Lives! is part of Hulu’s Into the Dark series. So who is Pooka? Pooka is a lovable kids toy whose eyes turn blue when he is happy and red when he feels mischievous. Sounds harmless, right? Wrong! A group of friends summons Pooka to life through the #PookaChallenge. From there, Pooka brings death and destruction. 

While you don’t have to watch the first Pooka before this one, it will give you more background on this fan-favorite character. Actually, go ahead and add the whole Into the Dark series to your binge list. 


The Devil’s Doorway

  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Cast: Lalor Roddy, Ciaran Flynn, Helena Bereen, Lauren Coe, Dearbhail Carr
  • IMDB Rating: 5.3 

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The Devil’s Doorway tells the story of two priests sent to Magdalene Laundries, a home in Ireland for women deemed unfit for society. A 16mm camera in tow, the priests are there to investigate a report of a Virgin Mary statue weeping blood. However, what they encounter is more sadistic than they could ever imagine.  

Part documentary, part horror film, this movie is a must add to your scary movies on Hulu list. It will have you jumping at unexpected scenes and leave you feeling a sense of fear after the movie is over. 



  • Rating: R
  • Cast: Bill Skarsgård, Kyra Sedgwick, Jeffrey Donovan
  • IMDB Rating: 6.2 

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An amateur Bonnie and Clyde couple break into a house when their getaway car breaks down. Unfortunately, they discover a dark secret, and the homeowners will stop at nothing to keep them trapped inside. 

With an all-star cast, including Bill Skarsgård from IT, Villians will have you on the edge of your seat. This movie is the perfect addition to those who love horror-comedy films, especially during the Halloween season. 

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The Haunting in Connecticut 

  • Rating: PG-13
  • Cast: Ian Bamberg, Ryan Pinkston, Seth Austin, Teresa Navarro, Elena Sanchez
  • IMDB Rating: 5.9

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A mother and father move to Connecticut so their son can be closer to doctors treating his cancer. While things seem to be going well, the boy becomes increasingly disturbed by what appears to be paranormal activity. His mother enlists a priest to help. At first, it seems like the priest has been able to ward off whatever demons are around. Until the boy’s condition takes a turn for the worse, putting the whole family in danger.  

If thrills and horror are your ideas of a scary Halloween flick, The Haunting in Connecticut won’t disappoint. And this film is based on actual events, making it even more terrifying!


Child’s Play (2019)

  • Rating: R
  • Cast: Tim Matheson, Aubrey Plaza, Mark Hamill, Ben Daon, Zahara Anderson 
  • IMDB Rating: 5.7

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A modern-day remake of the 1988 cult classic Child’s Play tells the story of a young boy who receives an innocent Buddi doll from this mother. The doll becomes his best friend until it comes to life. The boy joins with other children in the neighborhood to stop the wicked toy from wreaking bloody havoc.

If you grew up with the original Chucky, you probably already know why this needs to be on your Halloween binge list. If you aren’t familiar, trust us, this slasher film is what nightmares are made of. 

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  • Rating: R
  • Cast: Erik Thompson, Sara West, Benson Jake Anthony
  • IMDB Rating: 5.2

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A young medical student tries to find a cure for her brother, who is suffering from Fatal Familial Insomnia, a terminal sleep disorder that prevents sleep until you die. Doctors want to send him home for his last days on earth, but a professor suggests sending him to an underground clinic of sorts with patients who are suffering the same thing. On her quest to help him, she makes several discoveries, including the ominous reason for his condition. 

Awoken brings an edge-of-your-seat scare and creepy moments that make you jump. Watch this in the dark, if you dare!


Elvira: Mistress of Darkness

  • Rating: PG-13
  • Cast: Cassandra Peterson, Phil Rubenstein, Larry Flash Jenkins
  • IMDB Rating: 6.6

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Elvira, the LA famed horror-show hostess, quits her job after being sexually harassed by her boss. She has dreams of her own act in Las Vegas that comes with a $50,000 price tag. However, first, she must head to a conservative New England town to claim her inheritance left by her aunt. The prudish townspeople aren’t so welcoming to Elvira’s flamboyant looks and personality. Nonetheless, the mansion, spellbook, and Poodle her aunt left behind promise new adventures to this small, stuffy town. 

Deemed the Queen of Halloween, Elvira is easily one of the top horror-comedy films of all time. Add this to your Halloween movie marathon and see why the Mistresses of Darkness is the OG of Vampy.

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