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Boo! Check out These Family-Friendly Halloween Flicks You Can Stream on Netflix in 2021

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Oct. 4 2021, Updated 12:21 p.m. ET

Whether you're spending Halloween with the kids, babysitting your next-door neighbors, or simply not in the mood to watch something spooky, you can still get into the holiday spirit with Netflix's Halloween movies for kids.

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These Halloween kids' movies on Netflix are family-friendly fun:

Many of these movies are bound to make you feel incredibly nostalgic. Check out your family-friendly options below.

1. 'The Little Vampire' (2017)

'The Little Vampire'
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This animated film follows a young boy who is obsessed with vampires. Though he never expected to actually befriend one, he and a vampire boy team up to help the vampire's family, who is being targeted by a vampire hunter.

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2. 'A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting' (2020)

'A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting'
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In A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting, a high schooler who's been recruited by a secret society of babysitters has to battle the Boogeyman and his monsters after they try to nab the boy she's watching on Halloween.

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3. 'The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants: Hack-a-Ween' (2019)

Party pooper Melvin attempts to cancel Halloween, so Harold and George decide to "hack" Halloween by creating their own holiday.

The two summon Captain Underpants, who — as usual — comes to the rescue in his own goofy manner. What a #TBT.

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4. 'Monster House' (2006)

'Monster House'
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Three friends set out to expose the terrors of a vacant neighborhood house before Halloween.

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5. 'Little Monsters' (1989)

'Little Monsters'
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Brian befriends the monster living under his bed, Maurice, and the two cause a bit of mischief during the night.

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6. 'The Boy Who Cried Werewolf' (2010)

'The Boy Who Cried Werewolf'
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According to this movie's Netflix synopsis, "When high school girl-geek Jordan becomes a werewolf after moving to Romania, she must elude her own brother, who sets out to slay her."

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7. 'A Witch's Ball' (2017)

Labeled a "Girl Power" film, A Witch's Ball tells the story of Beatrix, who is waiting to become a witch but must face some challenges that get in the way of her witch title.

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8. 'My Babysitter's a Vampire: The Movie' (2010)

Made for a slightly older crowd, this teen movie tells the story of Ethan and his little sister, whose parents go out for the night. But something isn't quite right with their babysitter, Sarah. 

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9. 'Nightbooks' (2021)

'Nightbooks'
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"Scary story fan Alex must tell a spine-tingling tale every night or stay trapped with his new friend in a wicked witch's magical apartment forever," reads the Netflix synopsis for Nightbooks.

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10. 'Super Monsters: Vida's First Halloween' (2019)

'Super Monsters: Vida's First Halloween'
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If you have young kiddos, check out Netflix's Super Monsters: Vida's First Halloween

"The Super Monsters share their Halloween traditions with Vida, then get invited to Dia de los Muertos party in the Howlers' backyard," the film bio states. This animated program is the perfect Halloween film for young kids to watch this October.

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11. 'Gnome Alone' (2018)

'Gnome Alone'
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In Gnome Alone, Chloe discovers a troupe of talking garden gnomes who need her help to save the world.

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Seriously, whether you're hanging out with a younger crowd or you just aren't in the mood to be spooked, Netflix's selection of family Halloween flicks is pretty extensive and festive. Happy spook-a-ween!

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