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Halloween Animal Movies!

Get ready for Halloween and grab a scary movie. Here at HealthyPets, we have put together the best Halloween movies with animals from past to present. These scary movies are perfect for Halloween and will make your night a frightful one. Enjoy our top 13 list of the scariest movies with animals.
#13 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea No one is this world has a giant squid for a pet. However, some of you may have tried asking your parents' permission after watching 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. This classic film is about a crew that is hunting for the existence of a sea monster. The hunting crew discovers that the monster is actually a giant squid which attacks them. One would only imagine how much calamari could be made from a giant squid. Calamari anyone?
#12 The Birds (1963)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea No this movie is not a nature documentary about pigeons. It is Alfred Hitchcock's classic film about a small town in the San Francisco Bay Area under attack from huge waves of birds. These birds want to dominate the city in a deadly way. They attack any living thing with horrifying results. You will never look at another bird the same after watching this movie.
#11 Monkey Shines (1988)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea We have all heard of working dogs, but have you heard of a working monkey? In this movie a quadriplegic man trains a monkey to work for him and help him with his paralysis. However, the ideal working relationship starts to turn ugly and even horrifying. The working monkey starts to develop feelings filled with anger. The monkey then turns his owner into his worst enemy. Bananas will not work for this evil monkey if that is what you are thinking.
#10 Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
Rise of the Planet of the Apes Have you heard the saying, "This place is bananas!" Watch this action-packed thriller and you will be saying so much more. You will be holding on to the edge of your seat because the apes in this movie look mean, scary and they are even smart!
#9 Anaconda (1997)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Ana who? Ana-ther movie about snakes! But this movie is not just about your friendly pet snake. This movie is about the world's largest snake, the anaconda. Not only is it huge, but it is one of the most deadliest snakes on the planet. This anaconda will squeeze you to death and stop you from screaming.
#8 black water (2008)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Why would any family vacation take place in a swamp? Apparently the family in this movie called Black Water do. This terrifying tale is based on true events of a family traveling to the swamps in Northern Australia. However, they are in for a real treat because horrific predators like a huge crocodile are trying to eat them for dinner.
#7 Sleepwalkers (1992)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea What do you get when you combine humans and felines together to make nomadic shape-shifting creatures? They are called sleepwalkers and their scratch is deadly. They can change their appearance and need the life force from young women to survive. First they look like humans then they change into deadly feline creatures. Here kitty kitty…
#6 Pet Sematary
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Why would anyone want to live near a cemetery? Apparently, the Creeds family wants to. They just moved to a new house on the countryside. However, their new house is right next to a mysterious cemetery in the woods. None of their neighbors want to talk about the cemetery and now the Creeds have to deal with it in a horrifying way. Do not let the cute word "pet" fool you when watching this movie.
#5 Snakes on a Plane (2006)
Snakes on a Plane Ding! Fasten your seat belts and get ready to take off on a plane ride filled with snakes! Flying in an airplane can be scary enough, but with deadly and poisonous snakes is a whole different story. This thriller will make your palms sweat as you watch the passengers fight for their lives.
#4 Piranha (1978 & 2010)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Humans love to eat fish. But in this movie fish love to eat humans! This movie is about prehistoric man-eating fish that are accidently released into the river called…you guessed it right….Piranhas! Scores of summer resort guests fall victim to becoming fish food. Warning sign reads, "Don't feed fish humans".
#3 Lake Placid (1999)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Lake Placid has been invaded by big crocs and we mean really big crocs! To be specific, these crocodiles are man-eating 30 foot long crocodiles with an enormous chip on their shoulders. These crocodiles are terrorizing a small town in Maine with a dysfunctional group trying to capture and destroy them. Where is Crocodile Dundee when you need him?
#2 Cujo (1983)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Everyone who hears the name Cujo think back to this movie and shiver with fear. Why? Because it is one of the scariest movies to date. This movie is about a St. Bernard named Cujo who is bitten by a bat with rabies. Cujo's once loveable behavior turns for the worst. He becomes violent and goes on a killing spree. Now why didn't Cujo get his rabies shot?
#1 Jaws (1975)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea The iconic Great White Shark made summer blockbuster history as it was the first high concept film in Hollywood. This movie not only captured great scenes, but had excellent music as well. Jaws made movie goers across the globe jump in their seats and close their eyes once they saw blood in the water. After watching this movie, you will have the infamous Jaws song that goes "baaaa-dum…..baaaa-dum" stuck in your head all day long.


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