Spooky Movies for a Thrilling Night

scary-movie-thumbnailChilly nights are good for a fright. Forgot to check out a DVD? That’s OK! You can stream movies immediately with your library card* without leaving the comfort of your home.  *Only available for Douglas County residents.

Family Frights

518dzq1bllEloise’s Rawther Unusual Halloween

Eloise takes on the ghost of The Plaza’s most legendary and outrageous inhabitant of old, Diamond Jim Johnson, in this adorable Halloween adventure. It’s a must watch for any lover of the Eloise series.

Click, Clack, Boo

This classic tale from the Click, Clack creators is a delightful story that is just on the right side of creepy without being too scary for your littlest one. This movie has read-along subtitles that match the picture book.

The Dog Who Saved Halloween

Love dogs? Then your family will adore this spooky family-friendly movie about how the dog saves the family after getting stuck in a creepy neighbor’s home.

For more family-friendly frights, see this list.

Monster Classics

51v74s2dzalCreature From the Black Lagoon

They don’t make scares like this anymore. This is the movie that made us fearful about what could be lurking under the water’s surface.

It Came From Outer Space

This sci-fi movie is a must watch for some great B-grade movie paranoia and terror. The writing is top-notch as the movie is inspired by a Ray Bradbury short story.

The Curse of the Werewolf

This forgotten gem relies more on suspense than visual thrills. It may be cheesy at times, but it will give you a good scare.


Terrifying Scares

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The original cast returns for a frightful reunion, with all the stabbing and screaming of the first three movies. It is sure to delight fans of the franchise … some say it is the best after the first.

Tucker & Dale vs. Evil

Described as Shaun of the Dead meets Texas Chainsaw Massacre, this satirical comedy is for those who like laughs with their gore.

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

This art house horror movie is a mashup of horror, spaghetti Western and Iranian New Wave. It is a refreshing take on the traditional vampire tale.

For a full list of horror movies available, go here.

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