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

Coraline Coraline Product Image

Awesome. I watched it when I was seven and I thought the other mother lived in a door in my garage that we never opened before.

Great movie. Just the tiniest bit creepy for young kids

I read the book and told my friend to read it but she said it was too scary

GREAT MOVIE, very well done, the animation is incredible, The characters are really thought out, but the best thing about this movie is how suspensful it is, and how many un solved things are about and how many things are to be theorized on!

Return to Oz Return to Oz Product Image

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.

The Wheelers were scary

Wheelers are probally the scariest thing ever!

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Product Image

The Johnny Depp movie is way creepier

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

So creepy it's on the list twice

Why this movie on twice this movie is bogus and hopeless this should be number 48
and the Oompa Loompas song is to same theme the new one is a lot better because it has
different music and lyrics of the song than the old one.

The Secret of NIMH The Secret of NIMH Product Image

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

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!

Poltergeist Poltergeist Product Image

This is NOT for kids at all. There is one scene where a guy's face gets peeled off. I'm not making this up!

How Is This a Kids Movie Anyway? It Was One Of The Scariest Films Ever Made!

This is not a kid horror movie this is rated 18R this should not be on this list.

Why on earth would a horror movie be for kids!?

The Dark Crystal The Dark Crystal Product Image

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=

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

deez nutz

Pee-Wee's Big Adventure Pee-Wee's Big Adventure Product Image

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.

Everyone remembers Large Marge.

Yes, I remember Large Marge too.

And it looked like. THIS!

The Garbage Pail Kids Movie The Garbage Pail Kids Movie Product Image
Son of the Mask Son of the Mask Product Image

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

This movies is creepy, just watch the Nostalgia Critic's review of if

This is a horrible (literally) HORRIBLE MOVIE, not only is boring, also is very creepy

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

The Witches The Witches Product Image

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.

The Contenders

Jumanji Jumanji Product Image

Can't watch the part with the spider

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

I watched Jumanji woth my classmates in school for my club and its not even scary

Beetlejuice Beetlejuice Product Image

The Snake Part Was Creepy

The Black Cauldron The Black Cauldron Product Image

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

Who Framed Roger Rabbit Who Framed Roger Rabbit Product Image

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

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

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.

I LOVE this movie, but I will admit that Judge Doom's true form was pretty scary.

Spirited Away Spirited Away Product Image

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

Watership Down

How could this not be here?

I watched this as a child and had to have someone go everywhere in fear of being attacked!

I'm pretty sure this is (or until recently was) the children's film with the most complaints from parents.

Horrifying film, DO NOT SHOW TO YOUR KIDS!

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!

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'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.

Have you watched the full movie yet? Are you sure that it doesn't have violence in it? If you meant the 1978 movie version then you can see many violent and bloody scenes in it. Maybe you must confuse it with the 1999 T.V. version that don't have much violent scenes as the movie version. - Nectaria

The Hunchback of Notre Dame The Hunchback of Notre Dame Product Image

Hellfire is pretty self-explanatory

Agreed with the comments.

Frankenweenie Frankenweenie Product Image

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

I like this movie. It was really sad though

The worst thin in the movie I the cat poo

Little Monsters Little Monsters Product Image

Should be higher

Monster House Monster House Product Image

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!

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

I seen it before and it was scary!

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

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Product Image

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

Umm how is this scary

I love this movie, but that scene where SpongeBob and Patrick die for a few seconds was too dark for a kids film

It makes sense. This movie is really dark.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Product Image

In what way is this scary

This horrified me as a kid

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

Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland Product Image
All Dogs Go to Heaven All Dogs Go to Heaven Product Image
The Neverending Story The Neverending Story Product Image

I don't understand most of the movie. But what I did understand was pretty scary.

Its... not... scary...

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