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8 Children's Movies That Are Actually Horror Films

Home Alone is basically just Saw for kids.

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1. Home Alone

A bloodthirsty young boy, dealing with issues of abandonment, relentlessly torments two downtrodden burglars with a range of devices designed to maim, torture and eventually kill.
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A bloodthirsty young boy, dealing with issues of abandonment, relentlessly torments two downtrodden burglars with a range of devices designed to maim, torture and eventually kill.

2. The Wizard of Oz

A young girl suffers a head injury and awakens in a bizarre, dictator-ruled land where she must murder her way home.
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A young girl suffers a head injury and awakens in a bizarre, dictator-ruled land where she must murder her way home.

3. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

An eccentric, slave-owning chocolatier, hell-bent on preserving his legacy, invites five children to his hazardous factory to participate in a deadly game in which only one can survive.
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An eccentric, slave-owning chocolatier, hell-bent on preserving his legacy, invites five children to his hazardous factory to participate in a deadly game in which only one can survive.

4. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

A child catcher seemingly operates with impunity from the law. Who can finally put an end to his reign of evil?
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A child catcher seemingly operates with impunity from the law. Who can finally put an end to his reign of evil?

5. Watership Down

A group of rabbits are forced to flee from their idyllic homes and live the life of the hunted where death awaits at every turn.
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A group of rabbits are forced to flee from their idyllic homes and live the life of the hunted where death awaits at every turn.

6. E. T.

A horrifying extra-terrestrial life form lands on earth with unclear intentions. Can it be stopped before it gains contact with its home planet?
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A horrifying extra-terrestrial life form lands on earth with unclear intentions. Can it be stopped before it gains contact with its home planet?

7. The NeverEnding Story

A troubled boy falls into a dangerous, Lovecraftian world of horror when he begins reading a mysterious book. He must stay one step ahead of an evil, soul-devouring wolf and a void of darkness called The Nothing that consumes everything in its path if he has any hope of ever returning home.
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A troubled boy falls into a dangerous, Lovecraftian world of horror when he begins reading a mysterious book. He must stay one step ahead of an evil, soul-devouring wolf and a void of darkness called The Nothing that consumes everything in its path if he has any hope of ever returning home.

8. Who Framed Roger Rabbit

An alcoholic private detective helps a cartoon rabbit clear his name after his wife is found cheating with his murdered boss, all while being pursued by a psychotic killer who'll stop at nothing to get what he needs.
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An alcoholic private detective helps a cartoon rabbit clear his name after his wife is found cheating with his murdered boss, all while being pursued by a psychotic killer who'll stop at nothing to get what he needs.