Top Ten Halloween Movies Of All Time

By Halloween, I mean the Halloween Series, Including Remakes.

The Top Ten

1 Halloween (1978)

If they could have just stayed with 1,2,4,7 and 2018 film, it would have been perfect lineage. Never mind that Laurie went from daughter to son. The rest was uncalled for filler! I wish Jamie Lee and Donald could have done one more! The best slasher franchise ever!

The original will always be the greatest. Parts 2 and H20 are proper sequels thanks to Jamie Lee Curtis. However, the performances of Donald Pleasence & even Danielle Harris in parts 5 & 6 make these fun watches. The 6th installment is underrated and has a much better cut that has never been released. Both versions have add a darker tone to the series. Easily the scariest of the sequels. Halloween resurrection is forgetable and easily the worst. I never counted that one. Rob Zombies additions mixes up the formula for the better. Both of his Halloween films are gritty and dark, but neither surpass the original or is quite on par with Halloween 6 : producers cut in terms of darker themes/ tones. Also, Halloween 3 is a likable movie for what it is.

The movie ended on such a great cliffhanger. Like, I cannot think of a better way to end a movie like this. Sure, I knew Michael survives because knew that there were more films in the series. The movie had a more realistic feel rather than the documentary style of TCM. The music is eerie and classic. There are some moments in the film that are kinda boring, but the overall film is great. I like how John Carpenter developed Michael to be the silent killer. It makes it more suspenseful and even more creepy. Without a doubt a must watch. Horror movie fan or not, it is great.

Pure, simple, no Cult of Thorn or that Schizophrenia plot Zombie created. It began the best slasher series of all time. Started the slasher genre. It also had the original scores, "The Shape Stalks" and "The Shape Lurks." No over-the-top gore, and it made Michael seem like the real Bogeyman.

2 Halloween II (1981)

The movie barely had Jamie Lee Curtis in it! When she was in it, she was sedated. Her very interesting friends had already died in the original. To me, a stale sequel.

One of the best sequels ever, and suck an underrated movie.

This movie built upon the already amazing original, and while that movie is undoubtedly fantastic, Halloween 2 is in my opinion, better. It's more entertaining, rewatchable, and it's just a great movie.

Halloween 2 is my favourite horror movie of all time above all others. - Chadwick

3 Halloween H20: 20 Years Later

Love this one. Love that Laurie Strode came back and it's a bit more modern than the original. - Insidious

Would this count as Halloween 7? - WorldPuncher47592834

This was a trendy tastest piece of crap,besides the original film the 2018 is the best but all the typical sheeple who thought that Black Panther was a great film seem to disagree.

The original was brilliant. And I honestly believe this is one of the best-written sequels of all time! This was such a great way to revive the series after 20 years. The story for this one was great. The character development was awesome. This completed the arc of the Laurie Strode character. Amazing movie.

4 Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

I really loved the feel and look of this movie. The little girl did an excellent job and deserved more credit, than to be dismissed in later sequels. The movie staff for part 5 ruined her chance to carry the franchise into the future.

Better than 2- 8 and the remakes. The best of the sequels

My favorite Halloween even better than the first one which was a bit slow (but I still love it)

I love halloween 4 this movie is one of the better sequels in the franchise and I love jamie and rachel.

5 Halloween (2007)

This movie is awesome I don't know why it's so overhated - Sabbath

My personal favorite.

Good movie, good plot, I know it's a remake but, I like how it tells more about Michael's back story - IzzyStyles1994

I like this film. Turns out, I like the Theatrical Cut, but hate the Director's Cut. - robertoiglesias271

6 Halloween 5 - The Revenge of Michael Myers

So dark & disturbing. If 6 had followed the formula this one set, it easily would have been the greatest Halloween.

Michael seemed more human than ever in this one. - Drewstar

Better than Halloween 4

7 Halloween III - Season of the Witch

Not the best of the series, but it was solid. The whole concept of Halloween mask killing people was unique and creepy. I agree that part three deserves more respect.

This movie is actually pretty good. The reason is ranks so low and why people hate it is because it doesn't have Michael Myers in it. This is a truly underrated movie, and I recommend everyone to at least give it a watch.

This movie stunk. I tried watching it once and I HATED it. It's stupid, boring, it has nothing to do with Michael Myers or the rest of the franchise. It's pointless. Crap from start to finish. I will never make the mistake of watching this garbage movie ever again.

Halloween III is by and far the black sheep of the franchise, and understandably so; however, when taken as a stand-alone film, you find yourself face to face with a decently done and fairly entertaining horror film of the 1980s, and it's worth watching at least once. - JR302

8 Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers

Better than crappy 3

Watch the Producer's Cut because it explains everything better. - MetalMania

Love it, scary, my favorite. I find the halloween 2 better. but this? this?! this is just dark, scary, oh sorry. I just lovvve this movie! - alexanderstrider

Better Than 3

9 Halloween II (2009)

The most stupid movie of all time. I think that the other halloween ll is better, not this peace of crap. - alexanderstrider

This one is so better than Halloween 3

More scary than Halloween 3

This was graphic and disgusting that why I love this movie way better than the original

10 Halloween - Resurrection

What? this movie is down right bad really bad more bad than I can imagine. yes this time mike myers looks creepy but still what the hell is this? all it is is crap garbage and finally idiots. - alexanderstrider

I like Halloween resurrection more than Halloween 3 Halloween 3 is the worse

Love this one not bad all screw the fans don't lesson to them

Should be higher than Halloween 3


The Contenders

11 Halloween (2018) Halloween (2018)

Personally, I loved this movie because of the tension. When Laurie is searching room for room for Michael, you never know when he's going to appear. There were some bad parts like the whole dance side story but otherwise this movie was amazing. - Roach

I would rank this film 4th, behind the original, the Return of Michael Myers and H20. It’s suppose to be an alternate following the original film. I thought the Stroud house was very wicked.

I personally think that this movie is...well a dump there is absolutely no gore Michael Myers does not even have a knife. it is just a peace of crap. mike myers is pretty handsome guy. oh but definitely not for kids. if a kid is reading my opinion do not watch it. by the way there is no blood at all. again kids I am begging you still do not watch it. - alexanderstrider

12 Halloween is Grinch Night
13 Trick 'r Treat

Best halloween movie ever - drooper

14 Hocus Pocus

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1. Halloween (1978)
2. Halloween II (1981)
3. Halloween III - Season of the Witch
1. Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
2. Halloween (1978)
3. Halloween (2007)
1. Halloween (1978)
2. Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
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