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5 Classic Films In Fall For Those Who Don’t Care For Horror


There are many people that like to get into the fall spirit but don’t really care for the horror of Halloween, and some just don’t celebrate it at all so these are some movie recommendations for them and for everyone else too. These recommendations are some of my childhood favorites and they are always a good choice.


#1 The Goonies

One of my favorite movies is The Goonies, I’m not saying it’s my all time favorite but it’s a pretty dang good movie. It is about a group of boys that call themselves The Goonies, and this movie follows them on their adventure to save their home town from being torn down by a property developing company that plans to build a country club in its place.

I’ve seen this movie so many times but something I never knew was what all the actors did after this movie and I was pretty surprised by what I found.

This movie was made by Steven Spielberg in 1985. It covers several different genres including romance and adventure, it also shares some similarities with Indiana Jones, and Pirates of the Caribbean. I give this movie a 5/5, I fully believe that this movie is worth watching. It is currently streaming on Hulu and Prime Video.


#2 Corpse Bride

Corpse Bride is one of many people’s childhood movies however for those who have not seen this movie. It is set in 19th-century Europe, Victor Van Dort (Johnny Depp) was arranged to marry Victoria (Emily Watson) however the day before the wedding he accidentally marries a dead woman, Emily (Helena Bonham Carter) and is taken to the underworld.

This stop motion movie was made in 2005 by Mike Johnson and Tim Burton. In my opinion this movie shares some similarities with Día de los Muertos, which is largely celebrated in Mexico. This movie brings back the dead and when they come back they unintentionally find their loved ones that have almost forgotten them. I give it a 4 / 5, It is also currently streaming on Max.


#3 Ghostbusters (1984)

Rewatching Ghostbusters was one of the best decisions I have made in a long time. I had forgotten how funny I thought this movie was. This movie starts when a team of scientists (Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray) lose their positions at a university, they decide to become the “ghostbusters” to deal with the supernatural for money. They find another dimension, and the Ghostbusters now have to save New York from destruction.

The original Ghostbusters was made in 1984 by Ivan Reitman. There are 4 other Ghostbusters, but in my opinion this one is by far the most entertaining. I give this movie a 3.5 / 5, I gave it this rating just because I don’t think I was in the mood to watch it when I did. It is currently streaming on Peacock and Prime Video.

#4 Casper

Casper is another really good movie that I like to watch in the fall. It is about a 12 year old boy that died and is now a ghost named Casper (voiced by Malachi Pearson) and he haunts a mansion in Maine. However James Harvey (Bill Pullman) comes to the mansion to try and send Casper and his 3 uncles who are also ghosts to the afterlife. James Harvey brings his daughter, Kat (Christina Ricci) and Casper falls in love with her but struggles to be with her because of his uncles, their mischievous antics, and the fact that he is a ghost.

This movie was made in 1995 by Seymour Reit and Joe Oriolo. I really enjoy this movie, but you have to be in the mood to watch it because otherwise I don’t think it is as good as it could be. I give this movie a 4.5 / 5 because it’s a very good movie for October and because of the amount of times I have rewatched it. It is currently streaming on Netflix.


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