Most Popular Halloween Prank Movies and TV Shows
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1. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)
PG-13 | 108 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
On Halloween 1968, reclusive Stella and her two friends meet a mysterious drifter, Ramón, and uncover a sinister notebook of stories.
Votes: 42,513 | Gross: $62.74M
3. Trick 'r Treat (2008)
R | 82 min | Comedy, Horror
Five interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: An everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes the night has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband; and a mean old man meets his match with a demonic, supernatural trick-or-treater.
4. Tales of Halloween (2015)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Horror
Ten stories are woven together by their shared theme of Halloween night in an American suburb, where ghouls, imps, aliens and axe murderers appear for one night only to terrorize unsuspecting residents.
Directors: Darren Lynn Bousman, Axelle Carolyn, Adam Gierasch, Andrew Kasch, Neil Marshall, Lucky McKee, Mike Mendez, Dave Parker, Ryan Schifrin, John Skipp, Paul Solet | Stars: Adrienne Barbeau, Hunter Smit, Cameron Easton, Caroline Williams
5. Boo 2! A Madea Halloween (2017)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
Madea, Bam, and Hattie venture to a haunted campground and the group must run for their lives when monsters, goblins, and the boogeyman are unleashed.
Votes: 3,759 | Gross: $47.32M
6. Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
Madea lands in the midst of mayhem when she spends a haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls, and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on her wild teenage great-niece.
Votes: 7,265 | Gross: $73.16M
7. Hell Night (1981)
R | 101 min | Horror, Thriller
Four college pledges are forced to spend the night in a deserted old mansion, where they are stalked by the monstrous survivor of a family massacre years earlier.
8. The Night Before Halloween (2016 TV Movie)
90 min | Horror
On the night before Halloween, seventeen year-old Megan and her group of friends are conned into taking part in a prank that accidentally lands their friend Beth in a coma. What Megan and ... See full summary »
9. The Barn (2016)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Horror
Its Halloween 1989, best friends Sam and Josh are trying to enjoy what's left of their final Devil's Night before graduating high school. But trouble arises when the two pals and a group of... See full summary »
10. Kenny & Company (1976)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
In the days leading up to Halloween in a Southern California suburb, 11-year-old Kenny and his best friend, Doug, play flag football, ride skateboards, get into mischief, and fend off the ... See full summary »
12. House of Purgatory (2016)
75 min | Horror, Thriller
Four teenagers go looking for a legendary haunted house that gives you money back for every floor you can complete. Once finding it, they realize the house is much more terrifying than a ... See full summary »
13. The Pumpkin Karver (2006)
R | 90 min | Horror
After mistaking him for a masked killer, Jonathan fatally stabbed his sister's boyfriend on Halloween. One year later to the day, the siblings find themselves fighting for their lives against a very familiar masked murderer.
14. Halloween Night (2006 Video)
Not Rated | 85 min | Horror
The film follows Chris Vale (Scot Nery), a young man who was wrongly convicted of murdering his family in 1982, and admitted into an insane asylum based largely on the fact that Chris had ... See full summary »
15. The Clown Murders (1976)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Horror
Four men kidnap an old girlfriend on Halloween night as a joke to ruin a real estate deal, only to have a very real clown-masked killer stalk them seeking revenge.
16. The Mine (2012)
PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery
Five school friends seek adventure on Halloween night in an abandoned, haunted mine, only to find to their horror that the ghostly rumors may be true as they fight for survival.
17. Monster High: Ghouls Rule! (2012 TV Movie)
TV-Y7 | 71 min | Animation, Family
When the freaky-fab guys and ghouls of Monster High get wrongly accused of Halloween high jinx by a group of normies, things get spooky. But can they prove their innocence in time for a spooktacular celebration?
18. Mischief Night (2014)
R | 88 min | Horror
The night before Halloween, a teenage babysitter is stalked by a masked killer; but in an unusual turn of events, victim and victimizer begin to develop romantic feelings for each other.
19. Devil's Night (2015)
80 min | Horror
On the night before Halloween, four high school friends choose to bail on the big costume party in favor of some holiday vandalizing, a choice with dire consequences.
20. Honeyspider (2014)
Not Rated | 76 min | Horror, Thriller
It's Halloween day in 1989 and college student Jackie Blue wants to enjoy a quiet birthday in the midst of a chaotic semester at school. Her friend Amber has other ideas and persuades ... See full summary »
21. Skypemare (2013 Video)
8 min | Short, Horror, Thriller
Alison is left home alone on Halloween night, but while chatting with her best friend Jenna over Skype, something terrifying happens to Jenna, leaving Alison helpless on the other side of the computer screen, watching in horror.
22. The Fat Albert Halloween Special (1977 TV Short)
30 min | Animation, Short, Family
While attempting their Halloween mischief, the kids get the ultimate scare from the lady who lives in the spooky house by the graveyard. When some of the kids do not return from ... See full summary »
23. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Trick or Treason (1994 TV Short)
22 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Anxious to join the Monster Club, precocious singing chipmunk Alvin undergoes a grueling trick-or-treat initiation.
24. Penguin Halloween Panic (2015 TV Short)
22 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Everyone is in the spirit for Halloween treats, except for Blizzard, who feels that tricks are the treat. Blizzard befriends a specter named Polter-Gus and accidentally unleash a swarm of unfriendly ghosts who terrorize the island.
26. Arthur and the Haunted Tree House (2017)
G | 57 min | Animation
While trick-or-treating, Francine meets an elderly woman with a very mysterious past; Binky finds himself at Mr. Ratburn's amazing haunted house; and Arthur, Buster and Ladonna fear the tree house may be haunted.
28. Scared Stiff: Tiny's Halloween 2 (2010)
13 min | Short, Horror
It's Halloween night once again, and Tiny is out going door to door. This year, is he out for more treats, or will he be forced to hand out more tricks of his own?
31. The Witch's Cat (1948)
Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short
A witch and her really-stupid cat try to disrupt a Halloween celebration by the mice. They swoop down on the mice as they are parading around a bonfire. But the cat burns its tail, is ... See full summary »
Director: Mannie Davis
34. First Halloween (2012)
8 min | Short, Comedy, Horror
Raised in a strict conservative household as a child, a grown man is reluctantly taken out by his friend to experience Halloween trick or treating for the first time.
36. Dulces de Halloween (2011)
8 min | Short, Horror, Mystery
One Halloween night, three brothers go knocking on the doors of houses shouting, "Trick or treat!" Though, the neighbors have no money to buy goodies. However, the boys will not return home with the empty baskets.
39. Spurs TV Halloween Prank 2.0 (2015 TV Movie)
6 min | Comedy
It's Halloween again and Kyle Walker couldn't stay put. This time, he took the role of the puppeteer, pulling the strings, pushing the buttons and co-ordinating from behind the scenes. ... See full summary »
40. The Unown (2017)
14 min | Short, Adventure, Horror
A Psychological thriller about a Halloween prank in the woods turns out more than it was supposed to be. A ex-Drug Peddler, curious girl and a crazy family of father and kids get tangled up in 'THE UNOWN'.
Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963–1965)
A Lion Amongst Men
TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In tiny Cedar Bay a tightly wound,much decorated Korean War veteran has plans to establish a para-military organization called the U.S. Vigilance Committee. Local teenagers show the man no ... See full summary »
I'm with Her (2003–2004)
All About Evil
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy
Halloween is not going to be any fun for Alex due to the showing of one of her early movie appearances in the slasher film "All About Evil."
100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd (1999–2002)
All Howls Eve
TV-Y | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
After Eddie breaks an expensive bowl, Doug grounds Justin because he didn't tie up the dog before he went to school. This puts a damper on Eddie and Justin's Halloween plans. But Eddie ... See full summary »
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)
All the Way
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
Dawn discovers her crush has a deadly secret. Xander announces his engagement to Anya, and Tara worries about Willow's reliance on magic.
Hey Arnold! (1996–2004)
TV-Y7 | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
Arnold and Gerald team up to carry out the ultimate Halloween prank, by deliberately faking a news radio broadcast of an alien invasion, causing widespread panic throughout town not seen since Orson Welles inadvertently did so in 1938!
Back at the Barnyard (2007–2011)
Back at the Booyard
TV-Y7 | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
In a bid to collect the most Halloween candy and win a prize, Otis tops off the animals' trick-or-treat candy with a handful of candy from a hallowed-out that legend says belongs to Hockey Mask Bob and reclaim their candy.
The Pretender (1996–2000)
Back from the Dead Again
47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As Jarod continues to deal with the death of his brother, Miss Parker and Sydney suddenly find themselves dealing with two new operatives at the Centre: Mr. Lyle and Brigitte.
Bar Wars V: The Final Judgement
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama
It's Halloween, and the Cranes are arguing about how much of the Halloween tradition, if any, to which they should expose Frederick. Another argument going on, one more traditional, is that... See full summary »
NCIS (2003– )
Beneath the Surface
TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama
At a Halloween crime scene, Torres recognizes the NCIS victim as a former friend from federal law enforcement training, and Jimmy thinks his lab may be haunted!