Whether it's a cult favorite or a nightmare-inducing thriller, these favorites will surely get you, your family, or friends into the Halloween spirit, socially-distanced and from the comfort of your home.
1. Beetlejuice (1988)
A pop culture staple and a rite of passage in the Halloween film train, Beetlejuice holds up as one of Tim Burton's finest work and has paved way to more classics like Edward Scissorhands, Corpse Bride, and more. The film introduced a unique genre, with room for laughs, oddity, and even dark moments.
Where you can watch it: Netflix, iTunes, Google Play
2. Us (2019)
If you liked Get Out, try Us, a slasher movie from acclaimed director, Jordan Peele. Set in the 1980s, the horror film follows a young woman (played by Lupita Nyong'o) and her family who encounter a group of violent doppelgängers.
Where you can watch it: HBO Go, iTunes, Google Play
3. Casper (1995)
Another cult classic, the film follows the story of Casper, a lonely young ghost who finds opportunity when Kat (Christina Ricci) arrives at his home, along with her father Dr. Harvey (Bill Pullman), who is also searching for the ghost of his late wife after her untimely passing.
Where you can watch it: Amazon Prime, iTunes, Google Play
4. The Wailing (2016)
The Wailing was insanely successful upon its release, winning an impressive thirty awards for directing, acting, cinematography, and of course the work as a whole. It follows police officer Jong-Goo (played by Kwak Do-won) as he investigates a strange string of murders caused by a disease that drives its victims to homicidal outbreaks. It's gripping at every turn, with a strong story that you don't want to look away from.
Where you can watch it: Amazon Prime, Google Play