Monster Movie Night Tips

Monster Movie Night Tips

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I find myself getting very nostalgic lately, often reminiscing about the fun things I used to do as a teen. One of my most favorite group activities back in the day was getting together with friends to watch scary movies and eat popcorn until the wee hours of the night.

I often encourage my daughter to take advantage of the remaining summer days and invite friends over to watch movies outside. There’s no shortage of monster and horror movies to choose from, but I have steered some of her gatherings with a my movie list – most from my childhood. Although some of these movies aren’t even that scary by today’s standards, they are fun movies to watch with a group and the 80’s cheesiness factor is good for some extra laughs. Here’s my quick list:

Great Monster Movie Picks

For Tweens

  • Beetlejuice
  • E.T.
  • Gremlins
  • Godzilla
  • Little Shop of Horrors

Older Teens

  • Super 8
  • Scream
  • The Lost Boys
  • Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Halloween
  • Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Alien

Movie Set-up

In addition to a basket of soft lightweight blankets for guests to use, I suggest pairing Monster Pop popcorn for the scary movie fest. Packaged in adorable brightly colored Monster bags, the popcorn is fresh, natural, crunchy and absolutely the way popcorn SHOULD be. Corn, sunflower oil, salt and butter. That’s it. No fakey yellow dye or other preservatives that can make pre-packaged popcorn taste like cardboard.

Monster Pop comes in single serve bags which are ideal in these Covid times, or if you’re filling up your own little containers, the large size bags are great. Monster Pop also makes a natural Cheese popcorn which is very addicting!

Monster Pop Big-Time Butter Popcorn typically retails for $16 for 16 half-ounce bags, $15 for three sharing-sized bags, or $27 for six sharing-sized bags.

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We are already planning some fun weekend monster movie nights before school starts, and I am so happy my daughter can experience the same enjoyment of hanging out with friends, laughing, being just a ‘little scared’ watching movies outside in the dark and munching on natural tasty popcorn like I used to as a kid!


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