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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

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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.

3. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

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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.


7. The NeverEnding Story

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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

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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.