Six Not-So-Scary Monsters Your Kids Will Love This Halloween

We love having the wits scared out of us on October 31st, but there’s a good chance younger revellers won’t be quite so eager – and if it causes sleepless nights then we reckon Mum and Dad mightn’t be so mad on the idea either! That’s why we’ve pulled together some of the friendliest fiends on the box, who’ll leave the kids smiling rather than shaking this Halloween…

non scary kids movies


Available to rent now on Virgin Movies from €2.99


These furry friends scare because they care – and make for two of the most cuddly creatures you’ll ever see! Sulley is a gentle giant, while Mike is a little ball of fun; if what’s under the bed is of concern, put it to rest forever with the help of these two…





Now showing on Disney Channel, Virgin TV 613 – also available On Demand


With her daddy – Dracula himself – off on official vampire business, young Mavis is left at the helm of the hostelry…but she’s got some helpers too! From the bewitching blob Wendy to the hilarious Hank N Stein, they’re proof you should never judge a book by its cover!





Available to rent now on Virgin Movies from €2.99


A video-game villain come good, this hulking lad wants nothing more than to be a hero – and he does it in some style! The film is as lively a romp as you’ll ever find, and the man in the middle of it all is as lovable as they get!





Available now on Netflix, Virgin TV 999


This series sees a group of miniature monsters – a tiny witch, werewolf, vampire, zombie, and mummy – attempting to master their abilities before kindergarten comes calling…and yes, it’s just as cute as it sounds!





Available to rent now on Virgin Movies from €2.99


The Minions started out as the henchmen of a supervillain – but it’s pretty easy to forget that the second you begin to fall for the little yella fellas! Speaking in incomprehensible gibberish and acting the eejit all day long, who could possibly root against them?!





Now showing on Disney Junior, Virgin TV 616


The adventures of a young vampire girl has charmed audiences the world over - which is some going for a show created right here in Ireland! The Dublin-based studio have crafted a show that knows its way around a tune or three too; expect singing, dancing, fun and frolics – and no big frights along the way!




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