Halloween Costume Ideas 2019: The 10 Best From Movies & TV

October 06, 2019 6:00 AM ‐ Halloween
Inspiration for Halloween costumes, including outfits worn by characters that have appeared in the most popular movies and television shows of 2019.

The list is inspired by the top movies of the year, as well as the most popular cosplay costumes at Comic Con and fan events of the last 12 months.

10. Ashley O

Black Mirror Season 5

Miley Cyrus' appeared as fictional pop star, Ashley O in the 2019 series of the dark, Netflix series 'Black Mirror'. Her character's distinctive look could inspire many dressing up this Halloween.

9. Cowboy

Lil Nas X - Old Town Road

Lil Nas X's song 'Old Town Road' topped the charts around the world for weeks on end in 2019 and perhaps helped to make cowboys cool again along the way. Could his hit inspire Halloween party-goers this year?

8. Robin Buckley & Steve Harrington

Stranger Things Season 3 Teaser Trailer

The highly-anticipated 2019 season of 'Stranger Things' introduced us to a new character Robin Buckley, who along with the Netflix's show's favourite Steve Harrington, worked in Hawkins' ice cream parlour, Scoops Ahoy. Their nautical uniforms are available as Halloween costumes.

7. Gomez & Morticia Addams

The Addams Family Animated 2019

The creepiest couple around, Gomez and Morticia return to the big screen in a new 'Addams Family' just before Halloween. This fresh dose of the kooky family could propel them back into the best-selling costumes list this year.

6. Toy Story 4

Toy Story 4

Every time a new 'Toy Story' movie is released there's a surge in the popularity Buzz Lightyear related products, making him a popular but adventurous costume choice this Halloween. Easier alternatives might include Woody or Bo-Peep.

5. Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel

'Captain Marvel' staring Anna Boden became the 4th highest grossing movie of 2019, this might mean that the American superhero is a favourite costume for comic book fans this Halloween.

4. The Joker

The Joker

Joaquin Phoenix takes on the iconic role of The Joker in the 2019 movie set in the DC Comics universe. The Joker has always been a strong dress-up favourite, so his return this year is sure to boost the number of people dressing as the supervillain.

3. Chucky

Chucky - Child's Play

Another infamous character returning to the big screen this year was Chucky. The terrifying, killer doll has been given a makeover for the latest 'Child's Play' movie. There's no doubt that the not so loveable kid's toy will be a popular costume choice this October.

2. The Tethered


Jordan Peele's much-hyped horror movie 'Us' was released in cinemas earlier this year. While the movie's ending left many feeling confused and disappointed, the one thing that did stick in people's heads is the creepy costumes worn by the film's bad guys - unfortunately this does mean that there might be a genuinely scary amount of scissor at Halloween parties this year.

1. Pennywise

Pennywise From 'IT' 2017

It should comes as no surprise that clown costumes come in as the most popular costume this year. Horror fans have just been treated to the cinematic release of Stephen King's 'It: Chapter 2', which has been called one of the most terrifying horror movies of all time.

Everyone knows clowns are terrifying, so whether it's a generic creepy clown you're dressed as or Stephen King's Pennywise himself, you're sure to get the desired effect at any party this autumn.


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