Redbox.com conducted a Halloween survey of more than 1,200 members of the Redbox Customer Panel.
The survey was conducted Sept. 11 – Sept. 18, 2018.
Favorite Family-Friendly Halloween Movie, Ranked Top 5
1. Hocus Pocus
2. It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
4. The Nightmare Before Christmas
5. Hotel Transylvania
Scariest Movie Ever Seen, Ranked Top 5
1. The Exorcist
2. The Silence of the Lambs
3. The Ring
4. The Shining
·Almost half a century after it’s release, and coinciding with the film’s 45th anniversary, “The Exorcist” is still the scariest movie responders have ever seen.
·“Hocus Pocus,” also celebrating a big milestone with its 25th anniversary this year, significantly outperforms all other family-friendlyHalloween
·Staying home and watching a scary movie (37%) edged out trick or treating (31%) as respondents favorite way to spend Halloween, while understandably parents with children at home prefer trick or treating (53%) over watching a scary movie (26%).
·When watching scary movies, most responders (41%) prefer to have their significant other with them.
·When given the option to choose popcorn or Halloween candy as their favorite snack while watching a scary movie, popcorn was the clear winner for 72% of responders.