5 Winona Ryder Movies To Watch This Halloween!

Looking for a movie to watch on Halloween night? We got you! We are recommending 5 perfect movies for your Halloween night with the legend herself: Winona Ryder. Winona Ryder is one of the most beloved actors of all time, and she is the queen of some phenomenal Halloween classics. In this article, we are giving you five of her movies that will make your Halloween night even more spooky and sweet!

Edward Scissorhands

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A lovable young man with scissors for hands falls in love with an adorable Winona Ryder. Yep! That’s the movie! The production design with pastel-colored houses and clothes is another reason why this movie is a treat for the eyes. Not to mention the banger soundtrack it has!


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If you’re in the mood to watch a dark-comedy thriller, Heathers is a perfect choice! If you know nothing about this movie, going blindly into it would be the best way to enjoy this wild ride! Christian Slater and Winona Ryder have such great chemistry, and we totally understand why all the teenagers were obsessed with this movie in the late 80s and early 90s!


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Beetlejuice is the quintessential Halloween movie. It has ghosts, monsters, and, you guessed it: Winona Ryder! Although she has a side role in this movie, she adds so much charm as the only person in a family who can see the ghosts of the man and woman who used to live in their house before they drowned to death. This is the most fun a movie can offer you on a spooky night!


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Frankenweenie is the only animated movie on this list, but it is unsurprisingly the third Tim Burton movie. Frankenweenie is both a parody of and an homage to Mary Shelley’s classic novel Frankenstein. Winona Ryder gives her voice to the character of Elsa Van Helsing, who is the classmate and neighbor of Victor Frankenstein. This spooky and sweet stop-motion could be your movie for Halloween night!

Bram Stoker’s Dracula

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One of the most classic gothic stories ever; there is no one who’s never heard of Dracula before. But you may not have seen this adaptation directed by Francis Ford Coppola, and this is your sign to see it! Winona Ryder plays Mina Harker/Elisabeta, a young woman who falls in love with Dracula after he seduces her as a young and handsome man. If you are in the mood to watch a classic gothic adaptation with top-notch costume design and make-up, give this one a chance!

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BONUS: Stranger Things

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Although not a movie, Stranger Things has had us in a chokehold since the day the first season was released. Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers is one of the best characters in modern TV, and it is also many young viewers’ introduction to the legend that is Winona Ryder. If you are in the mood to binge Stranger Things this Halloween, you are in for a treat. Ms. Winona Ryder is certainly a force in this series!

What movie are you planning to watch for Halloween? And what is your favorite Winona Ryder performace? Let us know in the comments or hit us up at Facebook, Twitter , or Instagram! If you want to read more about what to watch, click here!

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