Planning a Halloween movie night with younger audiences can feel like a challenge. The good news is there are tons of horror movies that the whole family will enjoy! Below, we outline our favorite scary movies for kids of all ages! All of these best horror movies for tweens are available to stream on Amazon Prime as well!
Watching a scary movie is a great way to celebrate Halloween! But when you have tweens at home, finding a good horror movie can be difficult.
While kids in this age group may be ready for a little more horror than kid-friendly classics, full-fledged horror films aren’t the best option. When your preteen is ready for a good scare without all the gore, try watching one of these best horror movies for tweens.
Below we’ve included a range of scary movie options — we’ve tried our best to start with the less scary options at first and build to more mature movies that parents will need to use their discretion on.
If you're looking for a spooky movie for your younger kids, the good news is there are plenty of (slightly) scary movies little kids will love that are rated PG!
WARNING: PG-13 Horror Movies for Tweens
Older tweens may can take their horror to the next level with some PG-13 rated thrills. With that said, these recommendations should be reviewed by you, the parent, before letting your tween watch.
We've tried our best to list the following movies from pre-teen appropriate to suitable for older audiences.
These movies are also options for older teens who are mature enough to handle those bigger scares.
These are great options if you’re planning a Fun Halloween Movie Night Party (For Kids or Adults!) as well!
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