22 Best Vampire Movies For Kids To Watch

Best Vampire Movies For Kids To Watch

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Vampires are fascinating mythical creatures. These creatures have been the center of attraction in movies since their dawn. The trend doesn’t seem to fade soon; as their influence is rooted in entertainment and folklore.

While vampires are blood-thirsty, evil beings, most movies don’t portray them as dangerous or harmful. Kid vampire movies, sometimes, portray these monsters in a warm, humorous light. They are also viewed and admired for their beauty, power, and mystical nature.

If your child enjoys stories about catching vampires or stories of their redemptions, then our curated list of vampire movies for kids is for them.

22 Vampire Movies For Kids

1. Dracula

Dracula

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One cannot make a list of vampire movies without listing the 1931’s classic Dracula, which sets a standard for horror flicks that follow it. This film leans more towards the horror side as we see the Transylvanian vampire Count Dracula searching for prey at night. If you’d like to witness the real vampire experience and have got a thrill for some spooks, this is a movie you cannot miss.

Available on: Prime Video

2. The Halloween That Almost Wasn’t

The Halloween That Almost Wasn’t

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This 1979 movie tells the story of one such Halloween when the Witch decided to cancel it. When all the monsters receive an ultimatum from Dracula to save Halloween, each monster’s hilarious and scary acts that follow is a must-watch.

Available on: YouTube

3. The Monster Squad

The Monster Squad

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This movie is the dream of almost every child in a neighborhood, to protect the community against the attack of all the classic monsters ever known: Dracula, Frankenstein’s monster, the Mummy, the Wolfman, and the Gill Man. With age-old scare tactics combined with the ambiance of the ’80s, this is a nostalgic movie that parents may also enjoy.

Available on: Prime Video

4. The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas

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The story revolves around Jack Skellington, who is tired of the usual Halloween routine. When he tries to take over Christmas by kidnapping Santa, that is when the fun unravels. With several mystical creatures contributing to the storyline, this is one horror cum fun movie to watch during the holidays.

Available on: Prime Video, Vudu

5. The Little Vampire

The Little Vampire

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In dire need, Tony makes an unconventional best friend, Rudolph -a vampire. How would Tony react to this discovery? Would he be willing to protect his only friend from the dangers of a vampire hunter? You will get these answers when you watch this famous 2000’s flick- The Little Vampire.

Available on: Prime Video

6. Mom’s Got a Date with a Vampire

Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire

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This Disney Channel original movie is about two children who set up their mom on a date with a hidden agenda of sneak away. But their fun is short-lived when things take a mystical turn when they find out that their mom’s date is a vampire. Packed with tons of hilarious adventures these children go through, this movie talks about how breaking rules could have repercussions.

Available on: Prime Video

7. Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge

Halloweentown II Kalabar’s Revenge

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In this sequel to Halloweentown, Marnie’s family is set on saving the town. Only this time, there’s a curse that would turn everybody into a living form of the costume they’re wearing that night. Even if it’s focused on the battle between good and evil, this movie is still a cheery watch for all ages.

Available on: Prime Video

8. Scooby-Doo and the Legend of the Vampire

Scooby-Doo and the Legend of the Vampire

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The legendary ghost-hunting gang is here for rescue again. Only this time, the Mystery Inc. gang is on a mission to find out the secret behind the disappearance of singers from the concert held at Vampire Rock, Australia. As a fan-favorite and the most-loved movie from the Scooby-Doo franchise, this movie is worth watching.

Available on: Vudu

9. Halloweentown High

Halloweentown High

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All the famous characters of Halloweentown are back and have opened their doors to the mortals in this 2004 sequel film. Marnie organizes a student exchange program between the mystical and ordinary world, a dream come true to many. Find out the fun with caveats this exchange surrounds by bringing in your whole family together for this movie.

Available on: Prime Video

10. Return to Halloweentown

Return to Halloweentown

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Return to Halloweentown is a film in which Marnie is on her way to the Witch University. This time it is not the world that she is destined to save, but it is herself. With all the restrictions set at the university, would Marnie unlock the secrets that surround her? Watch it today!

Available on: Prime Video

11. My Babysitter’s a Vampire

My Babysitter's a Vampire

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Ethan’s parents hire a babysitter as a way to punish them. Soon, Ethan and his buddy would discover that their babysitter’s a vampire. Find out what happens next, and the mystical journey Ethan and his pal undertake in this 2010’s flick, My BabySitter’s a Vampire.

Available on: Netflix, Prime Video

12. Monster High: Fright On!

Monster High Fright On!

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Lean into the life of teenage monsters through this movie. As an all-vampire school is combined with an all-werewolf school, the struggle of this unprecedented reunion is worth the watch. With a strong message, Monster High is one of the most-watched movies from this franchise.

Available on: Vudu

13. Dear Dracula

Dear Dracula

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With Halloween approaching, a horror movie fan would love a reply to the fan mail from their favorite vampire. But when he realizes that his dearest vampire is no longer interested in pulling scare tactics on people, Sam goes out of his comfort zone to help Dracula regain his confidence. With many subtle lessons, we say gather your family to enjoy this movie.

Available on: Prime Video

14. Scooby-Doo! Music of the Vampire

Scooby-Doo! Music of the Vampire

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The fan-favorite ghost-hunter gang is here to rescue your Halloween adventures. Only this time, they are trying to protect others from the mayhem caused by real vampires in a Dracula-themed festival. For children, who enjoy humor and horror, this musical movie would be a thrill ride.

Available on: Vudu

15. Hotel Transylvania

Hotel Transylvania

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This is a monster’s paradise since the Hotel Transylvania, hidden in plain sight, is a retreat spot for all the monsters you have read and listened. The vampire, who is a proprietor, adds more fun to the movie. It features the voices of Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, and Andy Samberg, making it a fun watch.

Available on: Prime Video

16. Vampire Dog

Vampire Dog

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With an unusual twist, this movie has a vampire dog who is 600-year-old. Now, what would happen if someone tries to harness this age-locking power? That’s how the story revolves, protecting the dog from this sinister plan. Watch it tonight to witness the extreme steps, a young boy would take to save his four-legged best friend.

Available on: Prime Video, Vudu

17. Hotel Transylvania 2

Hotel Transylvania 2

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This second film from the Hotel Transylvania franchise is adored by fans globally. Carrying forward the consequences of the first part, the monster hotel is now officially open for humans. But that doesn’t mean all is well in Dracula’s life, as the pride of his kind is at stake. So for a night full of fun, thrills, and laughter, we suggest you grab your popcorn and sit.

Available on: Prime Video, Netflix

18. Monster Family

Monster Family

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During an attempt to reconnect with each other, the Wishbone family, in turn, gets cursed and turns into monsters. Despite this twist, the family strives to reconnect, which leads to a fun tale teaching many valuable lessons to the viewer. This animated film is more than just a vampire movie for children that focuses on character development.

Available on: Prime Video

19. Hotel Transylvania 3

Hotel Transylvania 3

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It is a fun time for the Dracula family as they enjoy their retreat on a cruise ship. But things go south when the ship’s captain holds a secret that could destroy the whole family. Will the famous monster family be able to get away from this trouble? Find it out as you are on the Hotel Transylvania marathon.

Available on: Netflix, Prime Video

20. Super Monsters Save Halloween

Super Monsters Save Halloween

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This is a fun movie with no villains. The story is about the classic monsters Dracula, Frankenstein, and others who set on a journey to reignite the spirit of Halloween. By shedding light on the fun side of Halloween and its monsters, this is a light-hearted watch not only for children but the entire family.

Available on: Netflix

21. The Addams Family

The Addams Family

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This is not your typical Addams family film but instead has a gen-z feel to it. In this eccentric horror, Addams family is preparing to welcome their creepy relatives when things take a bizarre turn with the intervention of a shady TV personality. With humorous lines cleverly written to make adults and children laugh aloud, we suggest you give this spooky film a try.

Available on: Prime Video

22. Vampires vs. the Bronx

Vampires vs. the Bronx

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The movie focuses on a trio with the sole purpose, protecting their neighborhood from a sinister plan plotted by a gang of vampires. It is a refreshing and clever tale brought to life by the phenomenal child actors. If you and your children love comedy, then this vampire film with its unique take on vampires would be the right choice for you.

Available on: Netflix

Vampire movies for kids are filled with thrill, suspense, adventure, and drama. These movies are sure to get your child hooked, and they might also want to try role-playing these characters. Sounds fun, right! So, get on your couch with your little ones and enjoy a kid-friendly vampire movie marathon.

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Harshita Makvana

Harshita is a graduate in commerce and holds a PG Diploma in Patent and Copyrights Law from NALSAR University. She has also pursued CA and has more than three years of internship experience in auditing. Her love for travelling has taken her to various parts of the world, and writing the travelogues was what brought out her love for content writing.... more