Halloween Movies: What Can Your Kids Watch?


(CBS) Critics and ratings can only do so much when it comes for helping you fnd the best scary movie for your family this Halloween. Ultimately, you must decide what is appropriate for your children, especially the very youngest.

While everyone knows violence and gore are not appropriate for young children, even some movies that are aimed at families can be upsetting to some sensitive children. Remember that fire scene in Walt Disney's "Bambi"? There were a lot of youngsters who had nightmares after that.

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It's a good idea to watch the movie with you children so you can see the impact it has and so that you will be able to halt it , if it proves too scary , or discuss some of the scenes that appear to trouble your youngsters.

Remember , the idea is to have fun, not nightmares.

  • CBS Interactive staff



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