Top Ten Scariest Kids Movies

You know... for kids! My criteria is that the movie has to be rated PG or lower in order to count as a kids movie and also has to be advertised as a kids movie too. So prepare for the horrors of your past. The top ten SCARIEST "kids" movies.
The Top Ten
1 Coraline

The Beldam's true form is actually really scary for some people. After all, it is a horror movie. The movie itself is awesome.

Laika themselves make really scary films, and this is the scariest one yet.

1. Coraline: This is the scariest one. The Beldam herself looks very frightening to everyone who watches. Her appearance and "The Other Mother," which is her alias as a doll, are very scary. From the beginning scene where she grabs a random doll and remodels it to look like Coraline, to what happens to her at the end, all those scenes are very scary. Coraline itself is a horror movie, the scariest horror movie for kids.

2. Kubo and the Two Strings: Raiden the Moon King himself is scary for little kids. It gets really scary with the two wicked aunts, and when the Moon King himself turns into a monster, that freaks people out.

3. ParaNorman: Aggie Penderghast's storyline was a scary one. Her execution and then her transformation into an immortal witch possessing the power of a wraith is the scariest part.

4. The Boxtrolls: Archibald Snatcher himself is a villain but isn't that scary. Little kids might get frightened by his appearance.

2 Return to Oz

It's about a woman who wants to add a little girl's head to her severed head collection. 'enough said, right? I still get nightmares from this almost 35 years later.

Disney's scariest movie ever from wheelers, to disembodied heads, to electroshock therapy this movie is messed up.

MUCH scarier than the original Wizard of Oz movie.

3 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

I watched this when I was younger and it was a bit scary at times.

Watch the psychedelic boat trip and TELL ME that wasn't scary.

He almost murders children, there are jumpscares, and he's eerie! This is just too scary!

4 The Secret of NIMH

This movie scared the hell out of me when I was young! I rated G my pants! Whoever rated this movie G should be sued! NOT A KIDS MOVIE!

What? I watched this movie as a kid, and it's not scary at all.

5 The Dark Crystal

Pretty dark and dirstrubing but still good through. P.S the creator of this movie also did Sesame Street and the muppets.

I'm 19 and this movie still scares the living hell out of me.

It's been 30 years since I've seen it and some of the scenes still pop in my head D=

6 Pee-Wee's Big Adventure

I remember when Large Marge was about to show up and my brother and I were little. As Large Marge was saying, "And it looked like..." I could see my brother shaking his head no with a terrified look on his face.

It looked... like... THIS!
Pee-Wee was actually smiling when he screamed, but I wasn't.
Seriously. That face was terrifying.

Pee wee needs to be in a mental hospital.

7 The Garbage Pail Kids Movie
8 The Witches

This is really good movie but I should warn you that you have to be older than 10
years old to watch this movie there is one scene that will scare the kids that will be
the mask scene of the grand high witch I freaked out when I saw this when I was 8 years old. The movie is way better than the book they don't have the same characters from
the movie.

I love this one but it's terrifying. It's scarier than paranormal activity ( I do like paranormal activity though)

9 Son of the Mask

Otis as the Mask it awesome, but movie is creepy. Just watch Gremlins 2: The New Batch.

Did they seriously market a sequel to a movie with guns and swearing for kids?

This is an awful movie and it's scary as hell.

10 Jumanji

I love this movie but it isn't that scary. But it's disturbing for little kids.

This ain't scary. What are you talking about?

The Contenders
11 Beetlejuice
12 The Black Cauldron

I watched this movie when I was little, and it creeped me out so much I haven't seen it since.

Scariest Disney movie, first disney cartoon to be rated PG, and scarier than the chernabog scene from fantasia

13 Who Framed Roger Rabbit

I can understand rooms getting drunk and getting into life threatening situations and using guns. But when R.K. Maroon is killed so violently and it shows his dead body, oh, that gave me nightmares as a child.

Even though it features the greatest cartoon characters, there's murder and a lot of inappropriate content.

The true form of Judge Doom was very. With his red eyes and his high-pitched voice.

14 Spirited Away

I was watching this my vie with my two friends and their cousin who is older than all three of us, and we had to shut it off somewhere around twenty minutes in because their cousin got scared.

I saw this movie at a block party, and I only made it like 5 minutes in after I saw the parents turn into pigs. I should probably watch it soon.

Best movie ever

15 The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Agreed with the comments.

16 Watership Down

What's this doing on the list? It has no violence in it. Parents, I recommend this movie to your kids! It's adorable, lovable, and it has no inappropriate subject material! It's about rabbits, and the farmer digs up there home! So they must find the magical land of Rabbit city and find a new home! It's the best kids movie ever, your kids will learn kindness, honesty, and respectfulness for this glorious film! It's an excellent choice for kids 5 and under and they'll love it! Trust me on this one.

You'd think that it being about bunnies would make it a pretty innocent tale, right? Let me tell you, this is nothing like Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit! The rabbits are fighting for survival and tearing each other to shreds! Very bloody--had the misfortune of watching it when I was young and will never watch it again. :( The Black Rabbit spirit also scared the daylights out of me...

What were they SMOKING when they rated this film? This originally rated U? This film is automatically the worst kids film for featuring decaying bunnys! I HATE it!

17 Frankenweenie

Frankenweenie is too scary for kids to watch even scarier than Son of a Mask.

I like this movie. It was really sad though

18 Little Monsters

Should be higher

19 Monster House

Not at all scary! With monster house, you can tell it's scary from just looking at the cover, but with the brave little toaster, you can't tell. Therefore, this movie is not scary at all because it's so predictable!

I was afraid when the house got shredded then came back to life. I was also afraid of Constance.

The owner of the house was creepy and I understand why our school didn't let us watch it.

20 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

It makes sense. This movie is really dark.

Umm how is this scary

The scene with the giant green guy under water chasing them really got me as a kid

21 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

I watched this when I was in year 2 and I wans't scared for some reason.

22 All Dogs Go to Heaven
23 Disney's A Christmas Carol

I agree this wa scary, but only that, I found it boring. I mean, this is my opinion, so if you don't find it that way, I respect that.

You're just scared of it because of the CGI. Clearly you haven't seen Vannamelon's animated "Cupcakes" video or Salad Fingers.

When Marley unhinged his jaw, I freaked out and started to cry when I was little.

24 Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland
25 Something Wicked This Way Comes

Personally, I love ths movie. I mean it's terrifying in the best way and has this cool Tim Burton feel about it. If you are in the mood for a childish movie that takes it a bit too far than it should I highly recommend this movie.

It features a character getting decapitated.

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