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Movies to Watch on Halloween

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Are you ready for Halloween? If you are not a fan of trick-or-treating or going to Halloween parties, we’ve got an idea for a great alternative: a movie night at your apartment! Continue reading our Lexington Hills Blog for a few movie suggestions that fit with this spooky holiday.

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Hocus Pocus (1993)

“After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teenagers, a young girl and an immortal cat to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.” Directed by Kenny Ortega; Stars Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy.

Beetlejuice (1988)

“A couple of recently deceased ghosts contract the services of a ‘bio-exorcist’ in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house.” Directed by Tim Burton; Stars: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton, and Annie McEnroe.

Sleepy Hollow (1999)

“Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of 3 people with the culprit being the legendary apparition, the Headless Horseman.” Directed by Tim Burton; Stars Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson, Michael Gambon.

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

“Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king of Halloween Town, is bored with doing the same thing every year for Halloween. One day he stumbles into Christmas Town, and is so taken with the idea of Christmas that he tries to get the resident bats, ghouls, and goblins of Halloween Town to help him put on Christmas instead of Halloween -- but alas, they can't get it quite right.”

Practical Magic (1988)

“The wry, comic romantic tale follows the Owens sisters, Sally and Gillian, as they struggle to use their hereditary gift for practical magic to overcome the obstacles in discovering true love.” Directed by Griffin Dunne; Stars Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Stockard Channing.

What is your favorite movie to watch around Halloween time? Share your suggestions with the rest of our Eagan, MN apartment community in the comments.