There’s nothing better than a family movie night, except perhaps a seasonal family movie night.
Here are our pick of must-see Netflix shows and films that will have everyone hiding behind the cushions.
THREE SPOOKY SHOWS
A masked figure known as The Curious who appears at the beginning and end of each episode and collects stories of dark magic, otherworldly encounters and twisted technology in this kids’ anthology series.
The film centres on a group of teenagers, one of them a vampire, unwittingly hired by a couple to babysit their daughter in lieu of their untrustworthy son, and their efforts to foil a plot to resurrect a cult of dead vampires.
Six preschool kids whose parents are the world’s most famous monsters – including Frakenstein, witches, werewolves and vampires – try to master their special powers while preparing for kindergarten.
THREE FRIGHTENING FILMS
A doctor who specialises in ghosts is hired by an heiress to rid a mansion of spirits, but his daughter (played by Christina Ricci) befriends a friendly ghost that lives there with his menacing uncles.
The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-a-ween
When Halloween is declared illegal and Melvin attempts to cancel it, best friends Harold and George search for a clever way to fight back against the outrageous new law and end up creating their own spooky holiday.
Super Monsters: Vida’s First Halloween
It’s Vida’s first Halloween at Pitchfork Pines and she’s nervous. But the Super Monsters share their Halloween traditions with her, then get invited to a Día de los Muertos party in the Howlers’ backyard.