Best Halloween Movies for Couples

Nothing beats cuddling up on the sofa with your favorite person and watching a movie, especially during the Halloween season. Horror-romantic-themed films are ideal for a movie night!

We’ve produced a selection of the best Halloween movies in Canada for couples. You’ll discover the right movie to get you and your partner in Halloween spirit, whether it’s one of the best scary movies in Canada, mystery, or comedy.

Gerald’s Game (2017)


Director: Mike Flanagan

Writers: Mike Flanagan, Stephen King, Jeff Howard

Cast: Stephen KingCast: Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, Jessie, Carel Struycken Gerald, Chiara Aurelia, Young Jessie

IMDB Rating: 6.5/10

A couple goes to a secluded destination for a getaway and to spice up their love life. But, when a game of bondage leaves the woman tethered to a bed and alone while her partner dies because of a sudden heart attack, she has to fight her inner demons and survive while finding a way to escape from her ordeal.

This is not a horror film in the sense that there are demons. There might be ghosts or not, but it is not terrifying because of them. It’s frightening as it’s among the scariest movies you’ll ever see. Gerald’s Game goes into explicit detail on themes like patriarchy and abuse, so watch it if you can handle it. Looking for some more horror movies on netflix? Check out our blog on the best horror movies on Netflix in Canada.

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Queen of the Damned (2002)


Director: Michael Rymer

Writers: Anne Rice, Scott Abbott, Michael Petroni

Cast: Marguerite Moreau, Claudia Black, Stuart Townsend, Christian Manon, Aaliyah, Paul McGann, Vincent Perez, Lena Olin.

IMDB Rating: 5.2/10

It is one of the scariest Halloween movies on Netflix Canada. The film follows the renowned vampire Lestat, who has already rebuilt himself as a musician in today’s American music industry.

His song awakens Akasha, the vampire queen, and urges her to make him (Lestat) her king. However, Akasha’s terrible power is so vast that all immortal vampires must oppose her to live. However, a young London lady (Marguerite Moreau) who is fascinated by the evil side falls in love with Lestat.

Looking to watch some more Halloween movies. Some great Halloween movies are available on Hulu and you can watch Hulu in Canada with the help of a VPN.

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Sleepy Hollow (1999)


Director: Tim Burton

Writers: Andrew Kevin Walker, Washington Irving, Kevin Yagher

Cast: Christina Ricci, Johnny Depp, Miranda Richardson

IMDB Rating: 7.3/10

Tim Burton movies are definitely one of the best Halloween movies for couples. “Sleepy Hollow,” set in 1799, is inspired by Washington Irving’s famous story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” A gangly school teacher called Icabod Crane arrives in the little village of Sleepy Hollow.

Despite his unappealing look, he quickly reveals himself being a ladies’ man, charming the local beauty. The picture, which is faithful to Irving’s beautiful custom-bound universe, blends horror, fantasy, and romance and has an astonishing array of otherworldly beings.

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Friday the 13th (1980)


Director: Sean S. Cunningham

Writer: Victor Miller

Cast: Laurie Bartram, Victor Miller: Betsy Palmer, Jeannine Taylor, Kevin Bacon, Robbi Morgan, Harry Crosby, Mark Nelson, Adrienne King

IMBD Rating: 6.4/10

The fact that Crystal Lake has a history of murder does not discourage counselors from establishing a summer camp in the wooded region. Locals advise it against, but the young people — Jack, Alice, Bill, Marcie, and Ned pay no attention.

Then they are pursued by a ruthless murderer. The counselors strive to survive as they are cut, shot, and stabbed by a relentless opponent.

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The Invitation (2015)


Director: Karyn Kusama

Writers: Matt Manfredi, Phil Hay.

Cast: Kira, Will, Michiel Huisman, Emayatzy Corinealdi, David, Eden, Logan Marshall-Green, Aiden Lovekamp, Tammy Blanchard

IMBD Rating: 6.6/10

A guy receives an invitation to his ex-dinner wife’s party, an uneasy event that reopens old scars and produces new tensions. He begins to suspect that his former and her new husband have evil intentions for the guests while being at a dinner party at his previous home. Finished watching the invitation, then we recommend you try watching some best Halloween movies on HBO max as well.

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The Loft (2014)


Director: Erik Van Looy

Writers: Wesley Strick, Bart De Pauw

Cast: Wentworth Miller, Karl Urban, James Marsden

IMBD Rating: 6.3/10

We had to include the loft in the best Halloween movies for couples. The chance to share a penthouse in the city to engage in sexual affairs is a dream come true for five men until the corpse of an unknown lady is discovered.

Realizing that her murderer must have been one of their numbers, the guys become paranoid, each suspecting the other. Friendships are tested, loyalties are questioned, and marriages fall apart as dread and mistrust reign.

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Twilight (2008)


Director: Catherine Hardwicke

Writers: Stephenie Meyer, Melissa Rosenberg

Cast: Ashley Greene, Kristen Stewart, Billy Burke, Robert Pattinson

IMBD Rating: 5.3/10

The classic old twilight! Bella Swan is a high-school student who has always been a bit of a misfit. So she never expected her life to change much when she traveled from sunny Arizona to gloomy Washington state, where she met Edward Cullen, an attractive but mysterious teenager whose eyes seem to pierce right into her soul.

So naturally, Bella Swan falls in love with Edward, an enigmatic student who exposes himself to be a vampire.

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The Awakening I (2011)


Director: Nick Murphy

Writers: Nick Murphy, Stephen Volk

Cast: Staunton, Rebecca Hall, Dominic WestImelda

IMBD Rating: 6.4/10

This movie is horrifying in a sinister way. In post-World War, I, England, a writer, and a ghost hunter investigate a claimed ghost at a boy’s boarding school.

England was crushed by the death and suffering of Ww1 I in 1921. Hoax buster Florence Cathcart goes to a boarding school to explain reports of a kid ghost. But, as the missing begins to emerge, everything she thinks falls apart.

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Amityville Horror (1979)


Director: Stuart Rosenberg

Writers: Sandor Stern(screenplay), Jay Anson(based on the book by), George Lutz(story)

Cast: Rod Steiger, Margot Kidder, James Brolin

IMDB Rating: 6.1/10

A fantastic movie about a fresh family! A newlywed couple and their three children moved into a vast mansion where a mass murder had taken place.

They begin to encounter weird, unexplainable manifestations that have a tremendous impact on everyone who lives in or visits the home. Truly a masterpiece based on a real-life event.

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Scary Movie 2 (2001)


Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans

Writers: Buddy Johnson, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayan

Cast: Marlon Wayans, Antony Acker, Anna Faris,

IMBD Rating: 6.2/10

If you want to watch something funny and scary, then you should watch Scary Movie 2. Professor Oldman tricked four teenagers into visiting a spooky house for a group project.

As a spooky sequel to the original film, “Scary Movie 2” satirizes classics like “The Exorcist” as well as “Poltergeist,” including more modern films like “Hannibal,” “What Lies Beneath,” and even “The House on Haunted Hill.”

In addition to supernatural themes, Scary Movie has several amusing parodies of horror films.

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Trick ‘r Treat (2007)


Director: Michael Dougherty

Writers: Michael Dougherty

Cast: Anna Paquin, Dylan Baker, Brian Cox,

IMDB Rating: 6.7/10

Five stories happen in the small town on the same night and are linked together. A couple finds out something terrible happens when they make a jack-o-lantern explode before midnight, a school principal with a dark secret as a killer.

A college freshman virgin thinks she found the ideal boy for herself, a gang of mean teenagers play a prank that goes too far and a grumpy hermit who is very angry visits the town with a sinister trick or treat

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Warm Bodies (2013)


Director: Jonathan Levine

Writers: Jonathan Levine, Isac Marion

Cast: Teresa Palme, Nicholas Hoult, John Malkovich

IMDB Rating: 6.8/10

It’s an interesting Zombie Halloween movie for couples, with great comedy and romance. The people of the world are split between zombies and humans because of a terrible disease. A zombie with a strange name, R, sees his fellow walking dead attacking a woman named Julie, and he saves her.

However, Julie notices that R is not like most zombies, and she and R start a strange relationship. As their relationship gets stronger and R becomes more alive, a chain of events begins to happen that could change the whole lifeless world.

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The Nightmare (2015)


Director: Rodney Ascher

Writers: Rodney Ascher

Cast: Stephen JosephNicole BosworthEstrella Cristina

IMDB Rating: 5.7/10

If you want to watch something terrifying, then The Nightmare is what you are looking for; it’s one of the scariest documentaries ever. The documentary focuses on people who have sleep paralysis, a condition in which people can’t move, talk or react to almost anything when they are sleeping or waking up.

Sometimes, the paralysis will be accompanied by physical sensations or hallucinations that could scare the person.

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With our list of Best Halloween movies for couples, you don’t have to waste your time searching for the perfect movie to watch with your partner.

Both forms of stimulation are activated when watching a horror film, with the highest pleasure received at the most terrifying time. It could be able to assist us (safely) satiate our fascination about the evil side of the human mind and give us the thrill we need! And what is better than sharing it with your partner?

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.

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