20 family-friendly spooky movies you should re-watch this fall 

  • Sierra Juarez
11:53 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 Austin360 Home
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It’s almost Halloween (also known as everyone’s favorite holiday), which means it’s time to bust out the candy bars, the pumpkin-scented candles and, of course, the spooky films. If you’re needing some movies with a little less gore and a lot more of family-friendly feel, you’re in the right place. Check out our list of 20 Halloween flicks that you and your kids will love. 

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How better to celebrate 30 years of one of the most beloved movies of all time than to watch it on the big screen like it’s 1984 again? Specter-destroyers Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and the vastly under-appreciated Ernie Hudson collectively defined everything we enjoy in ‘80s cinema, unleashing a supernatural adventure that busts funnybones as well as ghosts. Together, the four hopped in a converted ambulance and made an entire decade safe for hilarity, action and trans-dimensional demon combat. 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. $10. Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Lane. 512-861-7060, drafthouse.com.