Top 10 Best Anime Movies for Halloween in Canada. [Sep. 2022]

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What things do we do when Halloween draws near? Movie marathons with your friends and family! So keeping in line with this tradition, plan your Halloween movie nights with some best Halloween movies in Canada ahead and watch the following anime movies in Canada, which are perfect for the occasion.

We have compiled an exciting list of the best-animated movies for Halloween for you so that you can sit back and have a spooky-boo Halloween night with your family.


The Addams Family (2019)

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Directors: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon

Writers: Matt Lieberman (screenplay by), Erica Rivinoja (story by), Conrad Vernon (story by)

Cast: Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz

IMDB Rating: 5.8/10

Who doesn’t know about The Addams Family? They are spooky and mysterious, as well as beloved characters from our childhood – come to life in this animated movie that is ideal for watching on Halloween.

Why? Well… in this installment, Gomez and Morticia are preparing for a visit from some of their creepier relatives, along with their children, Uncle Fester, Grandma, and their butler Pugsley. What happens when the much-anticipated relatives arrive in their town and house? Watch this movie now (or on Halloween!) to find out.


Hotel Transylvania (2012)

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Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

Writers: Peter Baynham (screenplay by), Robert Smigel (screenplay by), Todd Durham (story by)

Cast: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Andy Samberg

IMDB Rating: 7.0/10

Do you ever wonder where monsters, vampires, and all the other supernatural creatures go when they suffer from burn-out? Hotel Transylvania, the only finest resort catering to all supernatural creatures, is owned and run by Count Dracula.

Over there, the creatures can just be themselves and don’t have to hide from humans – a respite and a refuge. What happens when Count Dracula invites the Invisible Man, the Mummy, and other special guests to celebrate the 118th birthday of Mavis, his daughter?


Frankenweenie (2012)

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Director: Tim Burton

Writers: Leonard Ripps (1984 screenplay), Tim Burton (original idea), John August (screenplay)

Cast: Winona Ryder, Catherine O’Hara, Martin Short

IMDB Rating: 6.9/10

Who isn’t acquainted with the sordid tale of Frankenstein and his monster, but do we know how the scientist was during his childhood? This animated movie brings to life the same story but with a different concept, which is why it’s a perfect watch for Halloween.

Young Victor Frankenstein is very good in science and an outsider at school. Sparky is the young boy’s only good friend, but the dog dies – leaving Victor heartbroken.

His science teacher gives him an idea of how to bring the dog back to life. While the experiment is successful and Sparky does come back to life, the secret is somehow stolen and used for nefarious gains.


Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of The Were-Rabbit (2005)

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Directors: Steve Box, Nick Park

Writers: Steve Box (screenplay by), Nick Park (screenplay by), Mark Burton (screenplay by)

Cast: Peter Sallis, Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes

IMDB Rating: 7.5/10

In this animated movie, beloved characters Wallace and his dog Gromit make their debut. Avid viewers of Wallace and Gromit will recognize the characters from the collection of animated shorts of the same name.

Following the launch of their pest control company, the team is hired by the seductive Lady Tottington to prevent a huge rabbit from damaging the town’s crops. Wallace and the stuffy Victor compete for the attention of the woman. Wallace must catch that troublesome rabbit if he hopes to win over his attractive customer and Victor.


Coraline (2009)

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Director: Henry Selick

Writers: Henry Selick (screenplay), Neil Gaiman (book)

Cast: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman

IMDB Rating: 7.7/10

This animated movie is based on a book by the same name. A girl named Coraline and her family move to a new home, where one day while exploring, she finds a secret door. What lies behind the secret door? To the girl’s amazement, Coraline discovers an alternate world behind the door.

The world is the same as hers, but in many ways, she finds that it’s better than her world. Will she stay in the alternate world where everything is seemingly perfect or will she leave, once Coraline finds out the ultimate secret hidden in the button eyes of Other Mother and the rest of her family in that world?


ParaNorman (2012)

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Directors: Chris Butler, Sam Fell

Writer: Chris Butler

Cast: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

IMDB Rating: 7.0/10

Norman Babcock, a young man with the ability to communicate with the dead, frequently chooses their company over that of the living. Norman learns from his weird Uncle Prenderghast that his village is under a centuries-old witch’s curse and that Norman is the only one who can break it.

When zombies come back from the dead, Norman must assemble all of his strength and empathy, as well as use all of his paranormal prowess, to save his fellow citizens.


Corpse Bride (2005)

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Directors: Tim Burton, Mike Johnson

Writers: Tim Burton (characters), Carlos Grangel (characters), John August (screenplay)

Cast: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson

IMDB Rating: 7.3/10

This Halloween movie is directed by Tim Burton, the master of animated visualization and storytelling. Victor, a young man, is betrothed to Victoria, in an arranged marriage by their families. Victor is anxious about the ceremony even though they like one other.

He is practicing his lines for the wedding in a forest when a tree branch transforms into a hand and carries him to the afterlife. It belonged to Emily, who wanted to wed Victor but was assassinated after eloping with him. Before Victoria marries the evil Barkis Bittern, Victor must return to the above-ground and stop the wedding before it is too late.


The Adventures of Ichabod And Mr. Toad (1949)

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Directors: James Algar, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney

Writers: Washington Irving (story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”), Kenneth Grahame (story “The Wind in the Willows”), Erdman Penner (story)

Cast: Bing Crosby, Basil Rathbone, Eric Blore

IMDB Rating: 6.9/10

This Disney movie is made up of two animated renditions of great works. Rich Mr. Toad longs for all the most recent trends in “The Wind in the Willows.” Mr. Toad will use whatever means necessary to acquire a vehicle when he wants one. Ichabod Crane, a gangly schoolmaster in “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” develops feelings for Katrina Van Tassel.

Ichabod fears the Headless Horseman, a local legend, and is involved in a love triangle with Katrina and Brom Bones. Get a bigger dose of Halloween by watching the Sleepy Hollow movie, starring young Johnny Depp!


Monster House (2006)

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Director: Gil Kenan

Writers: Dan Harmon (screenplay), Rob Schrab (screenplay), Pamela Pettler (screenplay)

Cast: Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner, Spencer Locke

IMDB Rating: 6.6/10

What can you possibly do when no one believes you? In this animated movie, no adult takes three friends seriously when they claim that a nearby house is inhabited by a live thing that intends to harm them seriously.

The three have till Halloween to figure out how to demolish the building without causing horrifying deaths to innocent trick-or-treaters. Watch this horror/comedy animated movie on Netflix today!


The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

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Director: Henry Selick

Writers: Tim Burton (story and characters), Michael McDowell (adaptation), Caroline Thompson (screenplay)

Cast: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O’Hara

IMDB Rating: 7.9/10

This animated movie centers on the escapades of Jack Skellington, the popular pumpkin king of Halloweentown, who has grown weary of scaring people in the “real world” every year.

Jack finds a new lease of life when he unintentionally stumbles onto Christmastown, which is full of vibrant colors and friendly people.

Jack then hatches a plan to take control of Christmas by kidnapping Santa Claus and assuming the role. But Jack quickly learns that mice’s and skeleton men’s best-laid plans can sometimes go horribly wrong. Although the movie centers around Christmas, it’s also a great watch on Halloween!


Conclusion

Halloween is the best time to watch the above-listed animated movies, although you can watch these movies all year long if goth and horror are your preferred genre. And if you are finished with the above list then we recommend you to watch some of the best thriller movies in Canada.

Oliver Grayson

Oliver is an ambivert who scratches his creative itch by writing on different topics of interest. Being a movie buff, he’s almost always updated about the latest movies and shows releasing worldwide. When he’s not writing or binging movies, he’s gaming and socializing online from his couch.