New Movies & Frightful Favorites to Watch this Halloween


Several new movies will be hitting theaters this Halloween weekend.

If you love a good scare, you’ll want to check out Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse. When bloodthirsty, undead ghouls invade their once-peaceful town, it’s up to three buddies to save the day. Scouts Guide is rated R.

Also opening this weekend, Room. After five-year-old Jack and his Ma escape from captivity, the boy makes a thrilling discovery: the outside world. Room is rated R.

Sandra Bullock is back on the big screen this weekend in Our Brand is Crisis. Bullock stars as a recently retired political strategist who is coaxed back into the game for the chance to beat her professional nemesis, played by Billy Bob Thornton. Our Brand is Crisis is rated R.

Bradley Cooper and his American Sniper co-star Sienna Miller are heating things up again in Burnt. Cooper plays a burnt-out chef trying to cook his way back to the top. Burnt is rated R.

In Truth, controversy surrounds CBS anchor Dan Rather (Robert Redford) and “60 Minutes” producer Mary Mapes (Cate Blanchett) after the network broadcasts a report about President George W. Bush and his military service. Truth is rated R.

Halloween is also a great time to re-watch a frightful favorite. To see which movies topped the list of family-friendly Halloween flicks, check out our story below airing statewide this week on California Life!