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The Best Horror Movies for Kids (and Scaredy-Cats)
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18 Best Scary Movies for Kids

Foolish supernatural horror has lots of death, drinking. Gripping monster movie has lots of tension, some blood. Terrible prequel more about violence than social commentary.

Annoying, pointless, very bloody home-invasion sequel. Predictable horror-thriller has some gore, strong language. Bizarre, laughably awful horror movie has language, blood. Deep Blue Sea 2. Gory shark tale has violence, profanity. So-so sequel has jump scares, compelling main character. Very gory horror with cult stars is more strange than scary.

Unique but very bloody, violent take on zombie genre. This list focuses on kindler and gentler movies for more cautious watching. Proceed with all necessary caution. The early Universal monster movies are masterpieces.

Still, underestimate the original at your own risk. The set-up is the same: Although it arrived 20 years after the Universal horror heyday, it captures the flavor of those original classics thanks to its truly unique and just plain cool main monster. Fast-paced and easy to follow, this is one of the more accessible classic horror movies. The years after the detonation of the first atomic bombs saw the creation of a new sub-genre.

These movies explored the fear that accompanied the thought of nuclear war and the unknown threats that radiation presented to the world. Thus, the giant monster movie was born. It is based on the children's book series of the same It was released by Tri-Star Pictures on August 14, The film features the It is the fifth film to feature the character Ernest P.

The film consists of two segments — the first is Grant The Little Vampire is a comedy horror film based on the children's book series of the same name by Angela Sommer-Bodenburg.

18 Best Scary Movies for Kids

1. In order to qualify, the movie had to be a proper horror movie. This list isn’t about “kids’ horror movies,” it is a list of horror movies that will also appeal to the younger set. This list is intended for people looking for serious suggestions about how to broaden the genre horizons of their kids. 2. Scary Movies for Kids Looking for the best scary movies for your kids? Our favorite frightening films include some good "starter" scares for younger kids, such as the kid-friendly Monsters Inc., as well as truly chilling picks for older tweens and teens, such as the thrilling Hitchcock horror masterpiece Psycho. The horror and suspense movies in the sections below aren't necessarily aimed at kids but are nonetheless relatively acceptable for family viewing (graphic violence, sexuality, and profanity are all kept to a minimum). Most of the films on this list are rated PG, so there may be some mild naughtiness in view.