Comcast Brings Annual Halloween Moviethon To Xfinity On Demand, Web

During the month of October, Xfinity On Demand and are serving up more than 200 movies in a comprehensive collection of classic and current horror and monster films, from edge-pushing slasher and giant monster epics to family friendly animated scares in its “Halloween Moviethon” collection.

Xfinity On Demand’s “Halloween Moviethon” offers instant access to a bevy of the greatest movies that can get any member of the family into a scary holiday mood, from the vampire-obsessed teens to the 20-somethings and Scooby-Doo loving toddlers. The films are grouped according to genres, such as: Creepy Classics, Frightful Family Fun, Horror Franchises and Scream with Laughter. Highlights include:

Creepy Classics: The Birds, Bride of Frankenstein, The Shining, Carrie, Alien

Frightful Family Fun: Young Frankenstein, Addams Family Values, Edward Scissorhands, Ghostbusters, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, Men in Black

Horror Franchises: Friday the 13th (starts 10/7), Resident Evil, Halloween (starts 10/7), Saw, Final Destination, The Grudge, Underworld, Human Centipede (starts 10/12), A Nightmare on Elm Street (starts 10/7), Romero’s Living Dead (starts 10/7).

In addition, to help make this Halloween even more haunting, Xfinity On Demand will be offering a slew of activity-oriented programming just for kids. This varied content includes activities such as costume making, pumpkin carving, magic tricks and much more and can be found at Xfinity On Demand>Kids>Kids Picks>Halloween. is also hosting films, including classic creepers like The Exorcist, The Amityville Horror (1979) The Phantom of the Opera, Village of the Damned, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and Bride of Chucky along with special Halloween themed TV episodes including HGTV’s Halloween Block Party and VH1’s Scream Queens, to get revelers in the mood for the season of scary.

For the “Halloween Moviethon” collection, customers can go to Xfinity On Demand >Top Picks>Halloween Moviethon or visit

For kid-friendly activities customers can go to Xfinity On Demand>Kids>Kids Picks>Halloween.

  • Tim

    If you have comcast for cable, they just STOLE halloween!

    All of the movies that used to be FREE are now charged $2.99, such as the Shining, Frankestein and Dracula flicks…

    For years, these were shown on RERUNS for free from TBS, TNT and so forth…

    EVEN the dreaded COMCAST “FEARFEST” has the worst line up for horror flicks for free, which don’t include what you gotta now pay for…

    Thanks COMCAST for making money OFF of a FREE tradition!!

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