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    Updated on Sep 17, 2019. Posted on Sep 11, 2019

    37 Movie Halloween Costume Ideas That Are Actually Genius

    Halloween is right around the corner!

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to show us the best movie-themed Halloween costume they've ever worn. Here are the brilliant results.

    1. The Emerald City from The Wizard of Oz:

    My work department does a group theme every year (and we always win first place in the company-wide costume contest). In 2017, we dressed in a The Wizard of Oz theme, and I went as The Emerald City.


    2. This very literal The Devil Wears Prada costume:

    I made the horns using Worbla, created a fake Runway cover, and glued a printed Prada logo onto a random purse. People seemed to really like the idea and execution. I had a blast!


    3. Ralphie and the leg lamp from A Christmas Story:

    My fiancé is an amputee, so we went as Ralphie and the Leg Lamp. He was fragile, but it was worth it!


    4. Mrs. Doubtfire and her hot flashes:

    5. Ariel getting eaten by a shark:

    6. Miss Trunchbull from Matilda:

    7. This two-person costume of Peter Pan and his shadow:

    8. Seth from Superbad:

    9. Okoye and her rhino from Black Panther:

    10. Carrie, before and after the pig's blood prank:

    11. Georgie from It:

    Don't mess with clowns in sewers, folks. Ain't worth it.


    12. Everyone from The Emperor's New Groove:

    My friends and I dressed up as Kuzco, Yzma, and Kronk. We put everything together from stuff we had around the house, and I luckily didn’t have to carry Yzma around all night!


    13. Zenon from the Disney Channel:

    14. Juno and Paulie Bleeker:

    15. Billy and "the guy I killed" from Saw:

    16. Jack (and the door) from The Shining:

    17. Hades from Hercules:

    18. ~Lorde~ Voldemort:

    Lorde Voldemort. Get it? It’s funny.


    19. The Wet Bandits from Home Alone:

    20. Dumbo:

    21. Casey and Ghostface from Scream:

    22. Olaf from Frozen:

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    23. Cousin Itt from The Addams Family:

    24. Rapunzel from Tangled:

    25. Furiosa and Max from Mad Max: Fury Road:

    26. Detroit from Sorry to Bother You:

    27. The nurse from Silent Hill:

    This was by far my favorite costume.


    28. Regina George at Spring Fling:

    29. This literal 50 Shades of Gray costume:

    30. Newt Scamander from Fantastic Beasts:

    I made this gender-swapped Newt Scamander costume in 24 hours for my Halloween birthday party.


    31. Jack, Rose, and the door from Titanic:

    32. Foxxy Cleopatra from Austin Powers in Goldmember:

    33. The dog (Buddy) from Air Bud:

    I made this costume a couple of years ago. It was definitely a ~slam dunk~.


    34. Both versions of Nina from Black Swan:

    35. P.T. Barnum and Lettie Lutz from The Greatest Showman:

    36. Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze in Ghost:

    37. And five different Forrest Gumps with their eyes closed:

    Think you wore an even better Halloween costume? Upload a pic of it in the comments below!

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