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Halloween movies to watch on TV tonight

By John Clyde | Posted - Oct. 31, 2012 at 3:00 p.m.



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SALT LAKE CITY — It's Halloween and for all of you who decided you'd wait until today to get a movie from Redbox or one of the few remaining Blockbusters you'll soon find out you waited way too long.

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So, for those of you who procrastinated your scary-movie night, there are a few options on TV tonight. Here is a list of Halloween flicks you can catch on TV on this All Hallows Eve.

All Day

The "Halloween" movies AMC - AMC is showing pretty much all of the "Halloween" films all day long. Just turn it on and you'll see Michael Myers chasing someone.

Classic Monster Movies TCM - Classic monsters like the Wolfman, Frankenstein's Monster, Dracula and the Mummy are playing on TCM all day long.

3:00 PM

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"Stephen King's It" Spike TV - This movie starts at 3 PM on Spike TV and it will end at roughly 3 PM tomorrow. So if you want to check it out, DVR the movie and jump the commercials and make it a 3 hour movie instead of a 6 hour one.

4:00 PM

"Big Momma's House 2" BET - Not your typical scary movie, but this thing is terrifying for different reasons.

6:00 PM

Hocus Pocus
Hocus Pocus

"The Shining" BBC America - "The Shining" is an all time classic and is perfect for Halloween.

7:00 PM

"It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" ABC - This is a Halloween classic. Not going to scare you, but fun to watch with the little ones.

"The Others" TMC - "The Others is kind of a forgotten film as it was stuck in the shadow of "The Sixth Sense" but it will offer up a few solid scares.

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Zombieland

8:00 PM

"Hocus Pocus" ABC Family - Here is another one for the family. This came out when I was in elementary school and I loved it. It's a fun one for younger kids and their parents.

"The Lost Boys" VH1 - This is a campy 80's classic. If you want to see big hair, over-the-top story lines and get a few frights, watch this one.

9:00 PM

"Friday the 13th" MTV - This is one of the classic slasher films. It's dated now, but it's still fun to watch on Halloween.

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"Zombieland" FX - "Zombieland" is one of the most original and fun movies of the past few years and if you haven't seen it I suggest checking it out tonight.

10:00 PM

KSL 5 News NBC - It's not scary, but it's good watching. So make sure to tune in.

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