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    78 Really, Really Clever Movie-Themed Halloween Costume Ideas

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

    Depending on your location and vaccination status, Halloween may look a little more "normal" for you this year compared with 2020. Please continue to follow CDC guidelines for holiday celebrations.

    1. Edward Scissorhands and a bush:

    Someone dressed as Edward Scissorhands and another dressed as a bush

    2. Ariel getting eaten by a shark:

    Someone dressed as Ariel from "The Little Mermaid" with fake blood coming out of their side and a stuffed shark attached to them

    3. The Emerald City from The Wizard of Oz:

    Someone in a green dress with lights and a rainbow and a small Emerald City cutout on their head

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


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

    A couple in the kitchen dressed as a leg lamp and in bunny pajamas

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


    5. Regina George at Spring Fling:

    Someone with a mustache dressed as Regina George in her Spring Fling dress while holding the Burn Book

    6. The basketball-playing dog (Buddy) from Air Bud:

    Someone in a dog onesie while wearing a basketball jersey

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


    7. This literal 50 Shades of Grey costume:

    Someone wearing a shirt with a bunch of different swabs of gray colors

    8. A post-dance Seth from Superbad:

    Someone dressed like Seth with a red stain on his pants / Sony Pictures Releasing

    9. The Matchmaker from Mulan:

    Someone dressed as the Matchmaker with their makeup running down their face

    10. Everyone from The Emperor's New Groove:

    People dressed as the characters, with Kronk carrying Yzma on their shoulders

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


    11. Both versions of Nina from Black Swan:

    A split costume of the black and white swan ballerina outfits

    12. Cousin Itt from The Addams Family:

    Someone dressed as Cousin Itt with hair covering their entire body

    13. Okoye and the rhino that licks her in Black Panther:

    Someone dressed in Okoye's red dress while holding a spear, and another in a rhino onesie

    14. Regina George's mom:

    Someone dressed in pink sweats while holding a camcorder

    "I'm not a regular mom. I'm a cool mom."


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

    Two people dressed as freezing Jack and Rose while a head pops out of the makeshift door they're on top of

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

    Someone dressed as the two "Greatest Showman" characters, beard and all

    17. This DIY Dumbo:

    Someone in all gray while wearing big elephant ears and a fake trunk

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

    Someone dressed in Carrie's prom dress with blood on her head

    19. Chazz Michael Michaels and Jimmy MacElroy from Blades of Glory:

    Two people in colorful unitard skate outfits

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

    Someone dressed in Jack's flannel shirt with a cardboard door taped to their face while holding an ax

    21. Sexy Gandalf the Grey and Sexy Gandalf the White:

    Two people dressed as Gandalf, one in gray and one in white

    "We originally wanted to be the Tower of Sauron and Isengard, but we settled for Sexy Gandalf the Grey and White."

    Steph Sue

    22. Zenon from the Disney Channel:

    Someone dress in fluorescent pink and blue like Zenon

    23. Georgie from It:

    Someone in a yellow rain jacket while holding their own fake arm

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


    24. A DIY Olaf from Frozen:

    Someone dressed as a snowman
    Carly Solow

    —Carly Solow, Facebook

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

    Two people dressed as dirty and apocalyptic characters from "Fury Road," with chains and grey clothes

    26. Cindy Lou Who and the Grinch:

    Someone dressed as The Grinch in a Santa costume and someone dressed as Cindy Lou Who

    27. The nurse from Silent Hill:

    Someone dressed as a bloody nurse with a bandage covering their entire face

    "This was by far my favorite costume."


    28. Foxxy Cleopatra from Austin Powers in Goldmember:

    Someone dressed in Beyoncé's gold outfit with an Afro / New Line Cinema


    29. Dr. Hannibal Lecter and Clarice Starling:

    One person dressed as Hannibal with blood over their face and the other dressed as an FBI agent

    30. Cher and Dionne from Clueless:

    Two people dressed in the iconic Cher and Dionne yellow/red plaid outfits

    31. Dennis Nedry and a Dilophosaurus:

    Someone dressed as Dennis Nedry with the yellow raincoat and another as a dinosaur

    32. Smokey and Craig from Friday:

    Two people imitating the famous "shocked" reaction image from "Friday"

    33. Bugs and Lola Bunny:

    Two people in basketball jerseys with bunny ears and tails attached to them

    34. Gaston and Belle from Beauty and the Beast:

    Two people dressed as Belle and Gaston

    35. Detroit from Sorry to Bother You:

    Someone dressed like Detroit in the movie, even wearing the big "Murder/Kill" earrings / Focus Features

    36. Jack and Jinks the cat from Meet the Parents:

    Someone dressed as Jack and another as his cat

    37. Geppetto and Pinocchio:

    One person dressed as a puppet with strings attached to the handler

    38. Fran from Dodgeball:

    Someone dressed in Fran's purple outfit with the fake unibrow while holding a dodgeball

    "I practiced saying her full name (Fran Stalinovskovichdavidovitchsky) for about a week. The hair took me AGES to take out, but it was totally worth it for the laughs!"


    39. Russell and Carl from Up:

    Two people dressed as a Boy Scout and an old man

    40. A flying monkey from The Wizard of Oz:

    Someone dressed as a flying monkey from "The Wizard of Oz"

    41. Powerline from A Goofy Movie:

    Someone in a yellow onesie dressed as Powerline

    42. All three Sanderson Sisters:

    Three friends dressed as the Sanderson Sisters from "Hocus Pocus"

    43. Harry and Lloyd from Dumb and Dumber:

    Two people dressed in the orange and light-blue suits as Harry and Lloyd

    44. Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore in Ghost:

    Someone making pottery with a blow-up doll of Patrick Swayze behind them

    45. The Joker and Harley Quinn:

    Two people dressed as the Joker and Harley Quinn in the iconic purple and red outfits

    "My husband and I were the Joker and Harley Quinn. Unfortunately, they were only selling the Suicide Squad Joker costumes. Smh."


    46. Mia from Pulp Fiction:

    Someone in a white dress shirt ripped open with a fake needle and blood sticking out of their chest

    47. Buzz Lightyear, made solely from duct tape:

    Person standing with hands on hips in purple tights, green-and-white socks, and cape

    48. Lady Loki and Thor:

    Two DIY Thor and Lady Loki costumes

    "I dressed as Lady Loki, and my boyfriend dressed as Thor. I made my entire costume. His is from the Halloween store, though he did make his own oversize hammer."


    49. Dorothy, before and after the tornado:

    Someone in a split black-and-white vs. colorful Dorothy costume

    50. Gracie Lou Freebush from Miss Congeniality:

    Someone in a Gracie's German outfit while carrying filled wine glasses
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    51. The house from Up:

    Someone dressed as the colorful house from "Up" with balloons attached to them

    52. Beetlejuice and Lydia:

    Someone dressed as Beetlejuice and another dressed as Lydia, holding the death pamphlet

    53. Hal L. and Grandma from Happy Gilmore:

    Someone dressed as an attendant for an old person's home, and the other dressed as Happy Gilmore's elderly mother

    "'See the name tag? You're in my world now, Grandma!' By far my fave costume I've done with my fiancé!"


    54. Columbia and Dr. Frank-N-Furter from The Rocky Horror Picture Show:

    Two people dressed in revealing Columbia and Frank costumes

    55. The entire gang from The Nightmare Before Christmas:

    A group of people dressed in homemade "Nightmare Before Christmas" character outfits

    56. Marty McFly, complete with the DeLorean:

    Someone dressed as Marty and another with a giant fake car strapped around them

    57. Patrick Bateman from American Psycho:

    Someone wearing a plastic coat covered in blood while holding an axe

    58. Lilo and Stitch:

    Two people dressed as Lilo and Stitch in Hawaiian print and a blue mask

    59. Romy and Michele:

    Two people in sparkly pink and blue Barbie dresses

    60. Megan with her nine puppies from Bridesmaids:

    Someone in a bowling shirt while walking a bunch of fake dogs on leashes

    61. Harry and Marv from Home Alone:

    Two people dressed as the Wet Bandits in raggy clothes with fake injuries

    "We were the Wet Bandits. My husband doesn't have any facial hair, so I created his beard with eyebrow palettes and fiber mascara!"


    62. Anger and Joy from Inside Out:

    Someone wearing a blue wig and yellow dress, and another wearing a giant, angry red head

    "I'm really proud of these costumes. I made that Anger head!"


    63. Mia from Evil Dead:

    Someone in a red dress with blood on their face, holding a scary book

    "My take on Mia from Evil Dead in 2016, along with my homemade Necronomicon from my Ash Williams costume back in 2014."


    64. A pair of Disney villains:

    One person with blue makeup as Hades and another with bronze as Scar

    "My boyfriend and I went as Hades from Hercules and Scar from The Lion King. We almost won $500 in a costume contest but were beaten out by a guy dressed as Mr. T."


    65. This group of X-Men:

    A group of friends in homemade X-Men costumes

    66. Charlotte "Lottie" La Bouff from The Princess and the Frog:

    Someone in a giant pink dress as Charlotte

    67. Cruella de Vil from 101 Dalmatians:

    Someone wearing a fake fur coat as Cruella de Vil

    68. Effie from The Hunger Games:

    Someone dressed as Effie in a brown and red dress

    "I handmade over 200 butterflies out of orange craft foam and paint for this Catching Fire costume."


    69. Five different stages of Forrest Gump:

    A group of people dressed in Forrest Gump's iconic outfits

    "We even ended the night with young Forrest running so the leg braces (made from curtain rods) would break off."


    70. Kevin from Up:

    Someone dressed in a colorful DIY bird costume

    71. Scout as the ham in To Kill a Mockingbird:

    Someone dressed as a giant ham

    72. The Zoltar machine from Big:

    Someone dressed as the fortune teller box and Zoltar

    73. Jigsaw from Saw:

    Someone dressed as Jigsaw

    74. Peter Pan and his shadow:

    Someone dressed as Peter Pan, and another wearing all black dressed as its shadow

    75. Jimmy Buffett in Jurassic World when he double-fisted margaritas:

    Someone dressed as Jimmy Buffett being attacked by a flying dinosaur while two margaritas

    76. Regan and Father Karras from The Exorcist:

    Someone dressed as the priest and another dressed as a possessed Regan with fake vomit down her shirt

    77. Mrs. Doubtfire, hot flashes and all:

    Someone dressed as Mrs. Doubtfire, singed breasts and all

    "It was a run-by fruiting!"


    78. And Mini-Me and Dr. Evil:

    Two people dressed as Dr. Evil and Mini-Me in their gray outfits

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