Spooky Insights: Halloween Stats

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Happy October! Thought you would be interested in some Halloween stats? check out the following spooky insight…

Redbox.com conducted a Halloween survey of more than 1,200 members of the Redbox Customer Panel.

The survey was conducted Sept. 11 – Sept. 18, 2018.

Here are the results.


Favorite Family-Friendly Halloween Movie, Ranked Top 5

1.    Hocus Pocus 

2.    It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

3.    Beetlejuice

4.    The Nightmare Before Christmas

5.    Hotel Transylvania

 HalloweenScariest Movie Ever Seen, Ranked Top 5

1.    The Exorcist

2.    The Silence of the Lambs

3.    The Ring

4.    The Shining

5.    Saw


  • Almost half a century after it’s release, and coinciding with the film’s 45th anniversary, “The Exorcist” is still the scariest movie responders have ever seen.
  • “Hocus Pocus,” also celebrating a big milestone with its 25th anniversary this year, significantly outperforms all other family-friendlyHalloween movies.
  • Staying home and watching a scary movie (37%) edged out trick or treating (31%) as respondents favorite way to spend Halloween, while understandably parents with children at home prefer trick or treating (53%) over watching a scary movie (26%).
  • When watching scary movies, most responders (41%) prefer to have their significant other with them.
  • When given the option to choose popcorn or Halloween candy as their favorite snack while watching a scary movie, popcorn was the clear winner for 72% of responders.

What are your thoughts?  Please share in the comments below. I really would love to know.

Until next time, shine amongst the stars!

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Spooky Insights Halloween Stats

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