Best Halloween Movies Depending on What Kind of Scare You Want

Depending on what you hope to accomplish watching a horror movie around Halloween time, I have some specific advice  - 

Here's the categories -

Best Horror Movies For Darkness
The Descent
Alone in the Dark (1982)
Darkness Falls 
The Blair Witch Project
An American Werewolf in London

House on Haunted Hill
30 Days of Night
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

Best Horror Movies For Fighting the Devil
The Omen
The Evil (Richard Crenna)
The Exorcist
Pan's Labyrinth
The Prophecy
Storm of the Century

Best Horror Movies For Autumn Setting
The Covenant
Hocus Pocus
Sleepy Hollow
The Messenger
The Fog
The Village

Best Horror Movies For Being Alone 
When a Stranger Calls
The Hitcher
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
Silent House
The Woman in Black
The Others

Best Horror Movies For Being Stalked
Joy Ride 
Rear Window 
The Strangers
Race With the Devil

Best Horror Movies For Being Stranded
The Hills Have Eyes 
Night of the Living Dead 
The Shining 
The Thing

Best Haunted House Movies
The Amityville Horror 
The Changeling 
The Sentinel
The Legend of Hell House
The Conjuring
The Haunting - 1963

Best Horror Movies Taking Place on Halloween Night
Trick R Treat 
Hocus Pocus 
Night of the Demons
Boys in the Trees
The Houses October Built
The Nightmare Before Christmas

Best Horror Movies on a Dark and Stormy Night
And Then There Were None
The Amityville Horror
Friday the 13th
The Mist
The Evil Dead