Happy first day of October, aka the first day of Halloween!
(Ok, we actually started early this year. But who’s counting?)
We’re celebrating the occasion the best way we know how: with a month-long binge of the best Halloween movies and shows both cable and streaming have to offer. So if you’re a fan of the spooky, the scary, or the supernatural, we’ve got you covered.
Check out our list below to find out where you can watch your favorites this October.
Halloween Movies & Shows on Streaming
Netflix & Chills
Original programming highlights: Mike Flanagan’s Midnight Mass, Nightbooks, Squid Game, No One Gets Out Alive, Night Teeth, Locke & Key season 2
Library highlights: The Conjuring, Stranger Things, Fear Street trilogy, Haunting of Hill House, Crimson Peak, Hush
Hallowstream on Disney+
Original programming highlights: Lego Star Wars Terrifying Tales, Muppets Haunted Mansion, R.L. Stine’s Just Beyond
Library highlights: Hocus Pocus, Halloweentown films, Maleficent, Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Simpsons “Treehouse of Horror” episodes
Original programming highlights: The Girl in the Woods, Unidentified with Demi Lovato, One of Us Is Lying, Snoop and Martha’s Very Tasty Halloween
Library highlights: A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, Chucky franchise, Friday the 13th franchise, Saw franchise, Halloween Kills (Oct. 15 premiere)
61 Days of Halloween on Shudder
Original programming highlights: Superhost, Martyrs Lane, Seance, V/H/S/94, Creepshow season 3
Library highlights: Escape from New York, Motel Hell, Children of the Corn, Night of the Demons
Ghostober on discovery+
Original programming highlights: The Haunted Museum with Zak Bagans, Eli Roth Presents: A Ghost Ruined My Life, Jack and Kelly Osbourne’s Night of Terror
Library highlights: Ghost Hunters, The Dead Files, Ghost Adventures
Halloween Movies & Shows on Cable
31 Nights of Halloween on Freeform
Programming highlights: The Addams Family, Ghostbusters, Casper, The Goonies, The Craft, Hotel Transylvania, Jaws, Men in Black
FearFest on AMC
Programming highlights: Halloween films, Final Destination films, Fright Night, Scream films, Hellraiser films, Pet Sematary, Poltergeist, Tremors films
Fall-O-Ween on TNT, TBS, and truTV
Programming highlights: Godzilla: King of Monsters, I Am Legend, Insidious, IT Chapter 2, The Nun, Resident Evil marathon, Shaun of the Dead, Supernatural marathon, Halloween episode sitcom highlights from The Big Bang Theory, American Dad, Bob’s Burgers
Bonus: The Ultimate Halloween Movie Experience
Looking for a curated guide to great horror flicks this year? Check out our personal Fright-A-Thon picks for the ultimate movie marathon.
Looking for more scares?
For some of us, 31 days of spooks just isn’t enough. We’re big fans of all things scary and supernatural here at THS, so we’re kicking off our annual Fright-A-Thon early. Starting September 1, we’re sharing horror content every day leading up to Halloween. You’ll catch reviews, recommendations, best-of highlights, viewing guides, and more. So if you live for spooky season, be sure to check back to THS for more Fright-A-Thon content.