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    10 Of The Best Halloween Movies Of All Time, And The Perfect Drinks To Pair Them With

    “I would like, if I may, to take you on a strange journey.”

    10. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) + Homemade Eggnog

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    Maybe it's a Christmas movie, maybe it's a Halloween movie, but let's be honest: It doesn't even matter. We are just trying to find another excuse to re-watch it. No Halloween watchlist would be complete without a Tim Burton entry and we can guarantee that nothing will get you more in a Halloween spirit than singing along to "This Is Halloween".

    Eggnog might be traditionally made at Christmas but like the movie, we want to enjoy it all year long if we get the chance...So here it is.

    Recipe: Homemade Eggnog

    9. Hocus Pocus (1993) + Pumpkin Spice Coffee

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    Hocus Pocus has everything you need on Halloween: Witches, black cats, spells, and a really catchy soundtrack. This Disney family classic is going to steal the hearts of adults and kids alike. So get cozy and press play!

    While watching, why don't you sip some pumpkin spice coffee? We all just need to admit it: One of the main reasons we get most excited for fall is because we finally get to have pumpkin spice everything. And what's the best way to enjoy it? Homemade, of course.

    Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Coffee

    8. Goosebumps (2015) + Creamy Hot Cocoa

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    Here's another family-friendly fantasy classic on this list with the perfect amount of adventure and creepiness to keep you pumped and feeling Halloween-y. If you like this movie make sure to check out the anthology TV series of the same name!

    The perfect pairing to this film is a cup of creamy hot cocoa. Nothing says "cozy" like hot chocolate, and nothing says "fall" more like sweet potatoes. What do you get when you combine these two? A unique hot chocolate recipe that's probably going to be your new favorite thing.

    Recipe: Creamy Hot Cocoa

    7. Ghostbusters (1984) + Warm Spiced Calvados Cocktail

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    When you need a spooky comedy for Halloween, who ya gonna call? GHOSTBUSTERS! Sorry we couldn't help ourselves. But seriously, if you can't stomach horror movies and family classics are not your style, because they're childish or whatever, we got you covered. Enjoy one of the most iconic comedies of all time.

    While watching, why not boo-ze things up a little bit with a cocktail with intriguing combination of fall fruits and spices that's going to warm up your insides and make your kitchen smell AMAZING?!

    Recipe: Warm Spiced Calvados Cocktail

    6. Scream (1996) + Mulled Wine

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    Who hasn't either worn the Ghostface mask or been pranked by a kid wearing one during Halloween at least once? Well, now it's time to revisit the movie that started it all. Scream is pretty much a classic horror film from Wes Craven, so make some popcorn and get ready for some spooky moments.

    Pair this with a drink that takes wine to a whole new level. This mix of fruit and spices will transform a humble glass of wine into an aromatic and tasteful beverage.

    Recipe: Mulled Wine

    5. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) + Homemade Apple Cider

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    Another Wes Craven classic. While 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' has started an entire franchise with plenty of sequels, crossovers and remakes to haunt your dreams for several nights, we suggest watching the original first. One-two Freddy's coming for you...

    Sure we enjoy apple cider all year long but it just tastes different during fall you know? Maybe it's the weather maybe it's the atmosphere, but it doesn't really matter figuring out the reason. Now that we've told you, you gotta have some.

    Recipe: Homemade Apple Cider

    4. Friday the 13th (1980) + Lavender London Fog

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    Wear your hockey masks and revisit one of the most iconic slasher movies of all time. Another horror legend, Jason Voorhees, is here to murder your sleeping schedule for yet another Halloween night. If you can't get enough, make sure to check out the crossover with Freddy Krueger.

    If you could describe coziness with one drink, that would definitely be tea, right?! That's exactly why we present you with this classic tea recipe... with a twist. A soothing drink with an amazing aroma is the perfect way to relax from all that horror movie stress.

    Recipe: Lavender London Fog

    3. The Exorcist (1973) + Soju Lemongrass Pomegranate Cocktail

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    This iconic horror movie needs to be on every single Halloween watchlist. It might not specifically be about Halloween, but it's definitely a horror classic with plenty of scares to make you hide behind your pillow. FYI, this film was also the first horror movie to be nominated for an Academy Award and has been called the scariest movie of all time, causing audiences to become physically ill. Don't say we didn't warn you!

    Let's pair an intense drink to go with the intense movie you're going to watch. This is a cocktail that's different from any other, which is exactly why you're going to be blown away by its peculiar flavor.

    Recipe: Soju Lemongrass Pomegranate Cocktail

    2. Trick 'r Treat (2007) + Cinnamon Orange Black Tea

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    A more modern horror movie than the others on this list, Trick r' Treat has become an instant favorite for horror movie and Halloween lovers. This movie definitely deserves a spot on your watchlist this Halloween.

    While watching, try a warm beverage. If you are a tea lover, you're going to fall in love with a this new flavor.

    Recipe: Cinnamon Orange Black Tea

    1. And last but not least, Halloween (1978) + Crème Brûlée Cocktail

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    We know you probably saw this coming, but this list would be nothing without Halloween at No. 1. This slasher film by John Carpenter gave us another creepy mask to run away from, along with another iconic and nightmarish killer. You can devour the entire franchise — starting from the original, of course. Have fun!

    While falling down the Michael Myers rabbit hole, hold an incredible cocktail that's probably going to be your new guilty pleasure. Who can blame you? It's a Crème Brûlée cocktail, a drink that's as eye-pleasing as it is delicious.

    Recipe: Crème Brûlée Cocktail

    Now that you have some drink ideas...

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