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Date Night Movies For Halloween


Date Night Movies For Halloween

The perfect bland of Halloween and romance! October marks the (un)official start to spooky season, and with it an urge to curl up with a spooky (but still romantic) movie on date night.

Whether you’re in a relationship, with a gaggle of friends, or flying solo, a night spent cosying up with a great movie, curled up in a fluffy blanket and a bowl of popcorn can be wonderful self care.

Here are our picks for the perfect October date night movies, from sweetly paranormal to full of chills and thrills, to match every date night vibe!


If you love… Vampires

Twilight (2008)

When Bella Swan relocates to Forks, Washington, to live with her father, she meets a mysterious boy, Edward Cullen, and gets drawn to him. Later, she discovers that he is a vampire.

Watch it on: Binge

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

Adam, a vampire, is depressed after seeing society plummet to the bottom. Eve, his lover of centuries past, comes to his rescue. But their relationship is tested with the arrival of Ava, Eve’s sister.

Watch it on: Stan

The Invitation (2022)

After the death of her mother and having no other known relatives, Evie takes a DNA test and discovers a long-lost cousin she never knew she had. Invited by her newfound family to a lavish wedding in the English countryside, Evie’s at first seduced by the sexy aristocratic host. However, she’s soon thrust into a nightmare of survival as she uncovers twisted secrets about her family history and the unsettling intentions behind their sinful generosity.

Watch it on: Binge

and read… I Put A Spell On You by Michele Hauf

A little hocus pocus…

An American Witch In Paris

Tired of his desk job, Ethan Pierce decides it’s time for a more exciting occupation. This straitlaced vampire may be ready for demons and blood magic, but nothing can prepare him for Tuesday Knightsbridge. She’s brash, she’s bold and she’s the sexiest woman he’s ever met. She also happens to be a witch…and the key to saving the world.

The Witch’s Quest

After Kelyn Saint-Pierre’s sacrifice to save witch Valor Hearst from a gruesome death, he’s certain that any spark between them is gone. Valor wishes she’d known about his feelings before she ruined everything. There may be a way she can repay him…but it won’t be easy. The two are pushed close together on a dangerous mission, but will their passion only bind them further in pain?

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If you love… Witches

Simply Irresistible (1999)

A restaurant owner is not able to cook like her late mother and that is why the restaurant is failing. When she finds a magical crab, she uses its magic to regain her restaurant’s popularity.

Watch it on: Prime

Stardust (2007)

Tristan promises Victoria to get a star from the magical kingdom of Stormhold that exists beyond the Wall. Trying to keep his promise, Tristan ends up having an adventure that changes his life.

Watch it on: Stan

Practical Magic (1998)

After the death of their parents, two sisters from a family of witches move in with their aunts. As time goes by, they attempt to break a family curse in order to find true love.

Watch it on: Stan

and read… A Hex Gone Wrong by Elle James

He was under her spell…

The Witch’s Initiation

Undercover officer Cal Black has never encountered the paranormal…until now. His latest mission is to investigate the disappearance of a girl. However, the girl’s a witch, and her sister is the enchantress who broke his heart. Deme Chattox’s body remembers the magic of Cal’s touch. But she’s determined to find her sister alone…until they unearth terrifying secrets that could destroy her.

Possessing The Witch

Gryph Leone likes to lay low, but when his powerful senses detect a woman in distress, he finds himself in a losing battle with a wolf shifter. Selene Chattox didn’t know she’d be bringing home an injured stranger when she followed her premonition to the river’s edge. But as Gryph heals, the pair realise fate has united them as they track a killer. Yet as passion ignites, so does danger…

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If you like… Ghosts

Casper (1995)

Carrigan Crittenden hires paranormal expert Dr James Harvey to exorcise the ghosts from her mansion. The situation changes when Harvey’s daughter befriends Casper, a friendly ghost.

Watch it on: Rent on Apple TV

Ghost (1990)

Sam and Molly love each other, but their romance is short-lived when Sam is killed by a thug. Unable to tell Molly that her life is in danger, Sam’s spirit takes a psychic’s help in order to save her.

Watch it on: Stan or Binge

Beetlejuice (1988)

When the deceased couple Adam and Barbara are unsuccessful in scaring away a family that has moved into their old home, they seek the help of bio-exorcist Betelgeuse.

Watch it on: Prime

If you like… Murder Mystery

Rebecca (1940)

A naive woman marries a widower, Maxim and settles in his mansion. Horror strikes, when she begins to suspect that Maxim had killed his ex-wife Rebecca who died under mysterious circumstances.

Watch it on: YouTube

Dead Again (1991)

While investigating the identity of a woman suffering from memory loss, a detective finds clues to her past that could endanger her life.

Watch it on: Stan

Sleepy Hollow (1999)

Ichabod Crane, a police detective, is sent from the city of New York to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of murders committed by the Headless Horseman.

Watch it on: Stan

and read… Mark of Guilt by Diane Hester

‘A compelling read with an explosive ending. This book kept me up long into the night.’ — Australian author Sarah Barrie

There’s a murderer on campus. And Lindsay knows where to find the victims’ bodies. But who is going to believe that she had nothing to do with the crimes?

All Lindsay Cavenaugh wants is to graduate university and prove to her family that she is normal. It’s been almost ten years since she’s had a vision, and she’s sure she’s grown out of her ‘gift’. These days all she has to worry about is passing her exams and keeping her distance from her sleazy lecturer.

But when a girl disappears from campus, Lindsay’s visions return with a vengeance. Not only does she see where the body of the missing student has been dumped, she also mysteriously acquires the bruises encircling the strangled girl’s throat. The last thing Lindsay wants is to get involved with the police again, but how can she not report what she knows?

Detective Garren Macklyn has little patience for the so-called ‘supernatural’. Those con artists are the reason his mother is lying in a hospital bed, fighting for her life. So, when Lindsay admits to knowing things only the killer could know, Mac has found his prime suspect. Even if she’s not the murderer, Lindsay Cavenaugh is involved somehow, and Mac is going to get her to admit it.

But the more time Mac spends with Lindsay, the less sure he is. Is he letting his personal feelings cloud his judgement? Or is there really something more going on here? As the body count rises, Mac will need to decide if he can trust Lindsay. Her life may just depend on it.

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If you like… Badass Heroines

Warm Bodies (2013)

At a scavenger party, R, a zombie, meets Julie and feels strangely protective of her. As he begins to regain his human tendencies, their love is threatened by the very difference of their existence.

Watch it on: Stan

The Mummy (1999)

Adventurer Rick O’Connell and Egyptologist Evelyn, along with a bunch of archaeologists, inadvertently wake up an evil mummy during an archaeological excavation at the ancient city of Hamunaptra.

Watch it on: Stan

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)

Buffy Summers, a cheerleader and popular girl in high school, learns that she is the latest in a long line of vampire hunters who now has to eradicate a nest of vampires in Los Angeles.

Watch it on: Disney +

and read… Seduced by the Enemy by Shannon Curtis

Theirs was a forbidden touch…

Warrior Untamed

If not for her protective wards, witch Melissa Carter would be dead at the hands of her enemy, shadow breed Hunter Galen. Now he’s her prisoner. Though she tortures him with spells, he torments her with dark fantasies, inciting a forbidden lust too strong to deny. But Hunter must escape to destroy his father who threatens them both, even if doing so means descending into a place so evil they might not come out alive…

Witch Hunter

When a name appears on Dave Carter’s skin, he goes hunting. It’s his job to find and kill witches who transgress natural law. He can’t believe that sweet, naive empath Sully Timmerman is the murderer he’s seeking. Is she dangerous, in danger, or both? Dave wants to protect her, but he can’t protect his own heart. And he might not even want to…

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Happy Halloween!


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