They did it. It took a full 29 years, but they finally did it. They said it couldn’t be done. They said it was too niche. But it actually happened. There is a sequel to Hocus Pocus.

While ’90s nostalgia is nothing new, Hocus Pocus has a certain charm within a generation’s heart, given that it’s a spooky movie that families can easily enjoy. Don’t get us wrong, regular horror movies rule, but they’re not something you can show your kid sister and Aunt Barbara. Plus as ’90s kids turn into tired 2020s parents, it’s nice to have something to show your kiddos without them wetting their pants too much.

But if you’re going to have a kid-friendly spooky movie night, you gotta pair Hocus Pocus 2 with some other quality films. We have a few suggestions! Here are some great family horror movies that match up well with Hocus Pocus 2.

Hocus Pocus

Spooky films to pair with Hocus Pocus 2 HOCUS POCUS This an obvious choice, but gotta include it. Who knows what Easter eggs you'll miss if you don't see the original before the sequel? CRACKED.COM

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Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Spooky films to pair with Hocus Pocus 2 WALLACE & GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBiT If you want something a little less talky and a lot more wacky in your family horror, Wallace and Gromit got your back with this clever claymation classic. CRACKED.COM

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The Spiderwick Chronicles

Spooky films to pair with Hocus Pocus 2 THE SPiDERWiCK CHRONiCLES If you and your brood enjoy goblins, trolls, and other creatures in your YA novel-ish films, this is the movie for you. CRACKED.COM

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Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island

Spooky films to pair with Hocus Pocus 2 SCOOBY-DOO ON ZOMBiE ISLAND Shag and Scoob always solve mysteries involving folks in creature costumes, but the undead is a whole other level. Plus this is a retro cartoon from the '90s, not the '60s! CRACKED.COM

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The Secret of NIMH

Spooky films to pair with Hocus Pocus 2 THE SECRET OF NIMH This is a Don Bluth movie, so you can expect family-friendly animation mixed in with some dark themes and imagery- a mix that fits the season perfectly. CRACKED.COM

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Muppets Haunted Mansion

Spooky films to pair with Hocus Pocus 2 MUPPETS HAUNTED MANSiON This Muppet update (Mupdate?) of Disney's Haunted Mansion experience is worth getting the Disney+ subscription. CRACKED.COM

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The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad

Spooky films to pair with Hocus Pocus 2 THE ADVENTURES OF ICHABOD AND MR. TOAD A definite throwback from the Disney Vault™ but a good one that can create genuine scares from the Headless Horseman. CRACKED.COM

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Monster House

Spooky films to pair with Hocus Pocus 2 MONSTER HOUSE From one of the creators of Rick and Morty comes a tale about a house-that is a monster! An entertaining CG adventure. CRACKED.COM

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Hotel Transylvania

Spooky films to pair with Hocus Pocus 2 HOTEL TRANSYLVANiA This film is perfect for daddy-daughter movie time, especially if you love monsters and can tolerate Adam Sandler. CRACKED.COM

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Gremlins

Spooky films to pair with Hocus Pocus 2 GREMLINS This movie helped create the PG-13 rating, so it may be a bit intense for the little ones, but it's an '80s classic for a reason. CRACKED.COM

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Ghostbusters

Spooky films to pair with Hocus Pocus 2 GHOSTBUSTERS Aside from that one scene featuring Dan Akyroyd, hum, having too good a time with a ghost, this is a nice family film for generations to bond over Bill Murray's wit, creepy ghosts, and a marshmallow monster. CRACKED.COM

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Coco

Spooky films to pair with Hocus Pocus 2 Coco A newer Pixar classic that will tug at your heartstrings as you follow a boy exploring the Land of the Dead. CRACKED.COM

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The Addams Family

Spooky films to pair with Hocus Pocus 2 THE ADDAMS FAMiLY What better way to bring eerie weirdo families together than a movie starring an eerie weirdo family? Plus the comedic beats fit the Hocus Pocus tone, too. CRACKED.COM

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