Top Most Iconic Fall Movies

Some of the most iconic Halloween/Fall movies throughout the years ranging from the 60’s to the 2000’s.



I am someone who absolutely loves Fall and Halloween movies, in fact Fall is one of my favorite seasons. Throughout the years I have seen many Fall/Halloween movies and here are just some of my favorite ones.


1. Hocus Pocus (1993)

The movie starts when Thackery Binx sees his sister kidnapped by the Sanderson sister witches. When he tries to save his sister and fails he is transformed into a cat and forced to live with his guilt. Three centuries later, teenager Max Dennison moves to Salem, Massachusetts. When he reluctantly takes his sister out for trick or treating he comes across the Sanderson’s sister house and accidentally summons the trio. The Sanderson sisters try to take Max’s little sister, Dani, for a ritual. Fortunately, Max and Allison are able to save her but now they must make sure that the Sanderson sisters stay away for good.

2.  Corpse Bride (2005)

Corpse Bride is a Tim Burton classic. Victor and Victoria have an arranged marriage set up. While Victor is in the forest practicing his lines to propose, he puts the ring on what he believes to be a branch but is Emily, the Corpse Brides, hand. The hand drags him into the land of the dead. Victor soon learns that Emily was murdered on the night of her elopement and her husband had stolen all her jewels and gold. Desperate to return to Victoria, Victor tricks Emily into returning them to the Land of the Living by claiming he wants her to meet his parents. They are granted temporary access to the Land of the Living. Victor immediately goes to see Victoria but before long Emily discovers them and brings Victor right back to the Land of the Dead. Soon Victor realizes he is conflicted between who he wants to marry, he must choose between Victoria and Emily.

3. Coraline (2009)

When Coraline and her workaholic parents move to a new home called The Pink Palace, Coraline discovers a small door in the wall. Coraline becomes extremely intrigued and begs her mom to open it. After opening shes disappointed to find it sealed off. That night Coraline wakes up to little mice leading her into the door where she finds a long hallway in place of the sealed off bricks. On the other side of this door is where she finds a home the exact same as hers except, in place of her parents are the “Other Mother” and the “Other Father,” who have buttons for eyes . Coraline begins to find the “Other World” more appealing than her own. Her other parents are kinder, they cook better food, she has better toys, etc. When Coraline discovers he parents missing she must fight to get them back and to get back home.

4. Beetlejuice (1988)

Barbara and Adam Maitland, a married couple, decided to spend their vacation at their country home. When swerving out of the road to miss a dog they die, however, they don’t realize it at first. When Adam attempts to leave the house he is transported to this strange desert place filled with monstrous sand worms. The house is then sold to Charles, Delia, and Lydia Deetz. The family is on a mission to transform the house into a pastel modern style. As the Maitlands try to navigate the afterlife they learn that if they want to live in peace they need to scare the Deetz away. While Charles and Delia are unable to see the Maitlands, their teenage daughter Lydia is able to see them and becomes friends with them. Throughout the story Beetlejuice tries to trick the family and the Maitlands are focused on trying to get the Deetz’s out of their home.

5.  It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)

The peanuts movies are an absolute classic. This movie revolves around Linus and his passionate belief in the “Great Pumpkin.” When he discovers everyone doubts him, he try’s to prove them wrong by spending the night in the pumpkin patch. While Linus is trying to prove the “Great Pumpkin” is real, the rest of the group is out trick or treating where Charlie Brown has some not-so-great luck with trick-or-treating as he continuously gets rock after rock.