13 best Halloween movies to stream in Canada: What to watch on Netflix, Disney+ and Amazon Prime Video

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Queue up these spooky Halloween movies to get you in the holiday mood. (Getty Images)

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What better way to celebrate the spooky season than by dressing up and cozying in with a chill session at home with a scary helping of horror movies. 

This Halloween, why not indulge in all different types of holiday movies — depending on your comfort level. From gore-filled, spine-chilling flicks, to mild scares and family-friendly screams, scroll through for a selection of spooky movies now streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Crave and Disney+.

It Chapter Two

Still of five adults in It Chapter Two. Image via Warner Bros. Pictures
It Chapter Two. Image via Warner Bros. Pictures.

Twenty-seven years after their terrifying run-in with Pennywise, the Losers Club get the dreaded call to return to Derry and finish what they started. The film stars Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy and Bill Hader. Streams on Netflix.

Annabelle Comes Home

Creepy doll sits on a sofa in a still from Annabelle Comes Home.
Annabelle Comes Home. Image via Warner Bros. Pictures

A devilish doll presides over a haunted house of horrors, awakening evil spirits in the home of two demonologists (Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson) and terrorizing their young daughter. Streams on Netflix.

Freddy vs Jason

Close up of murderers Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees.
Freddy vs Jason. Image via Crave

Serial killer Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund), who attacks his victims in their dreams, has lost much of his power so he enlists the help of fellow violent murderer Jason Voorhees (Ken Kirzinger), to spread fear among the town residents. Streams on Crave.

Halloween (2018)

Michael Myers holding a knife in still from Halloween movie. Image via Universal Pictures
Halloween. Image via Universal Pictures

With the sequel now in theatres, it's a good time to watch the hit 2018 film. Michael Myers, who went on a Halloween night murder spree 40 years ago, escapes incarceration, targeting the victim who got away, Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) and her family (Judy Greer, Andi Matichak). Streams on Netflix.

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Hocus Pocus

Three witches stand together in a still from Hocus Pocus.
Hocus Pocus. Image via Disney+

This 1993 movie is a Halloween classic that follows the Sanderson sisters — three wacky witches who are up to no good. Streams on Disney Plus.


Closeup of woman screaming in still from Hereditary movie. Image via A24
Hereditary. Image via A24

This indie film follows a grieving family that is haunted by disturbing occurrences after the death of a family member. Streams on Netflix.

The Haunted Mansion

Ghost couple dances at night in a still from Disney'sHaunted Mansion.
Haunted Mansion. Image via Disney+

Based on the Disneyland attraction of the same name, “The Haunted Mansion” follows a realtor and his wife and two kids who are invited to a grand home that ends up being haunted by a bunch of spirits. Streams on Disney Plus.

Scream Series

Masked murderer holds a bloody knife in a still from Scream movie.
Scream. Image via Paramount Pictures

A year after Sidney's (Neve Campbell) mom is murdered, more murders start to occur. She begins to suspect if these murders are related and tries to find the killer as everyone seems to be a suspect. Streams on Amazon Prime Video.


Promotional image of people hiding for #Alive movie
#Alive. Image via Netflix

As a grisly virus rampages a city, a lone man stays locked inside his apartment, cut off from seeking help and desperate to find a way out. Streams on Netflix.

The Babadook

Bloody mother holds son in a still from The Babadook.
The Babadook. Image via Crave

A troubled widow (Essie Davis) discovers that her son is telling the truth about a monster that entered their home through the pages of a children's book. Streams on Crave.

Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

Jack Skellington and Sally hold hands in a still from The Nightmare Before Christmas.
The Nightmare Before Christmas. Image via Disney+

This classic animated movie features Jack Skellington as the king of Halloween Town. He wants to fill Santa's shoes and bring the season of the holidays to his Halloween Town, but unfortunately he ends up abducting Santa Claus. Streams on Disney Plus.

Cabin in the Woods

Teens stand in a basement in a still from Cabin in the Woods.
Cabin in the Woods. Image via Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Five friends arrive at a secluded cabin with clear rules for their retreat, but when protocol is broken, punishment is swift — and everyone will pay. The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Kristen Connolly and Anna Hutchison. Streams on Netflix. 

Army of the Dead

Mercenaries hold machine guns in a still from Army of the Dead.
Army of the Dead. Image via Neflix

After a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries takes the ultimate gamble by venturing into the quarantine zone for the greatest heist ever. The film stars Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell and Omari Hardwick. Streams on Netflix.

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