Top 10 Kid-Friendly Horror Movies

Top 10 Kid-Friendly Horror Movies

Top 10 Kid-Friendly Horror Movies

Horror movies that are scary enough to get young kids and children interested and invested in the genre. WatchMojo presents the top 10 Gateway horror movies that terrify children of all ages and leave them wanting more scares. But which kid friendly horror movie will take the top spot on our list? The campy Arachnophobia, the timeless classic Jaws, or the goofy Gremlins? Watch to find out!

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00:53 #10. “Poltergeist” (1982)
01:58 #9. “Little Shop of Horrors” (1986)
03:05 #8. “An American Werewolf in London” (1981)
04:14 #7. “The Lost Boys” (1987)
05:18 #6. “The Sixth Sense” (1999)
06:22 #5. “It” (1990)
07:30 #4. “Child’s Play” (1988)
08:30 #3, #2, #1 ???

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43 Responses to Top 10 Kid-Friendly Horror Movies

  1. Valeria Love says:

    raven i like yo style 😃

  2. kittengirl1222 Gaming says:

    For some reason I fell in love with the husky and ignored all the horror part of the video and kept replaying the husky lol

  3. King Paul says:

    Russell look at this

  4. Canis Lupis Games says:


  5. Gracie Jayne Johnson says:

    I am afraid of the sea because of jaws.

  6. John Dunlop says:

    How is jaws scary and for kids

  7. Ink! Sans says:

    When I was younger I watched PROPER horror movies and gremlins:>

  8. Aardvark Central says:

    Doesn’t An American Werewolf has a shit ton of ti- I mean top less women?

  9. Eric Wheeler says:

    jaws isn’t scary

  10. Charlie Knibb says:

    scouts gides meets zombie abocelips

  11. AidoPotato says:

    Am I the only one who skipped number 2

  12. Tony Flamingo Reed says:

    nightmare on elm Street was the first horror movie I can remember watching

  13. Ashton Jackson says:

    Chucky is not a child’s horror movie

  14. UnderFell Sans Wolf says:

    o_o how is the movie It kid-friendly when it gave my cousin nightmares-_- and shes a teenager.I DON’T UNDERSTAND

  15. David the NerdyOne says:

    gremlins are horror movie? wtf

  16. Nicolas Bozzo says:

    Shining or Psycho

  17. medalgear654 says:

    The Mummy (1999) that shit scared me for the rest of my childhood… still gives me chills

  18. Maximo Arredondo says:

    Mine was jason and michal myers

  19. Maiden Heaven says:

    I haven’t seen the It movie, but I’ve read the book. "Kid friendly" my ass.

  20. Grim The Dark Wolf says:

    the first horror movie I ever saw was "the ring" it was 16+ and I was 4 at the time after watching it I didn’t have nightmares how cool is that

  21. Dylan Howard says:

    nope not seeing aracnophobia i actually have that phobia

  22. EpicDuckLeo says:

    babadook and coralline?

  23. Jonah Renadon says:

    ya because a killer doll named chucky who will kill anyone that gets in his way is kid friendly watchmojo get your head out of the clouds are you serious

  24. Ava and Juliana's most random things do says:

    only the goosebumps is friendly

  25. Aliva Gilbert says:


  26. Average Gamer says:

    Where Is The Conjuring When I Saw That Movie When I Was Little It Was Not Scary (Btw I’m Still Technically A Child)

  27. SomekidWhoMakesMemes ose says:

    3:15 very kid friendly

  28. Carterpro179 knight says:

    Sand shark

  29. Kiwifruit900 says:

    Who in the right damn well mind would let there child watch CHILDS PLAY come on we’re talking about a cult horror film about a doll possessed by a f**king psycho serial killer like WTF!!

  30. Dylan Howard says:

    IT actually looks funny!

  31. Mortimor Gg says:

    I remember watching the sixth sense when I was little. I was so FUCKING scared. now it’s one of my favorites

  32. Cole Moser says:

    *worlds slowest clap as I watch the video*

  33. Rakhal Kormokar says:


  34. Valeria Love says:

    now i cant go to sleep

  35. Valeria Love says:

    now i cant gonto sleep

  36. Dylan Howard says:

    i want to see poltergeist

  37. cool dog gamer says:


  38. Joe Smet says:

    The garage got me into those scary movies

  39. Dean Becenti says:

    It is not kid friendly!!

  40. Tyler Hexemer says:

    IT aka pennywise was my first horror movie

  41. Short Bus Cartman says:

    Where’s "A Very Unlucky Leprechaun"

  42. Mason Mead says:

    Gremlins is not a horror movie

  43. Adrian Elder says:


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