Must-Watch Flicks for Fall


Fall is upon us and now is the perfect time to snuggle up on the couch to watch some of your favorite movies. We hope you enjoy this seasonal curation with a wide selection from ugly cry material to nightmare fuel. Check out Eagle’s Eye staff writer Jonah’s top fall films.


The Shining

Genre: Horror/ Mystery

Directors: Stanley Kubrick & Mike Flanagan

Release year: 1980

Where to watch: HBO Max, Prime Video, Youtube

Synopsis: When writer Jack Torrance is hired as the winter groundskeeper for a hotel with a dark past in the mountains of Colorado, he hopes he can finish up the book he has been working on. Bringing his wife and psychic son with him, things go South quickly as Jack succumbs to cabin fever and goes on a homicidal rampage.



Genre: Horror/ Thriller

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Release year: 1960

Where to watch: Hulu, Prime Video, Youtube

Synopsis: Marion Crane is an on-the-run secretary that embezzled thousands of dollars from her workplace. When she checks into a motel run by Norman Bates and his mother, things go awry with a search party and an unexpected twist.



Genre: Family/ Horror

Director: Henry Selick

Release year: 2009

Where to watch: Disney+, Prime Video

Synopsis: When Coraline’s family moves to a new house, she discovers a door that leads to an alternate universe full of good food and fun shows every day. As she keeps visiting this world, Coraline realizes everything is not what it seems until she has to save her parents and seal the bridge to the world for good. 


Edward Scissorhands

Genre: Fantasy/ Romance

Director: Tim Burton

Release year: 1990

Where to watch: Hulu, Prime Video, Youtube

Synopsis: A scientist dies before finishing his experiment leaving Edward, a boy with scissors for hands, alone in his mansion. Edward faces bullying and hate from the neighborhood near his home and falls in love with one of the local teens, Kim. 


Fantastic Mr. Fox

Genre: Animation/ Adventure

Director: Wes Anderson

Release year: 2009

Where to watch: Disney+, Prime Video

Synopsis: Mr. Fox gives into his animalistic urges and raids his human neighbor’s livestock farms, resulting in them on a stakeout for him. The fox and his animal friends and family go into hiding underground and ultimately face a standoff against their enemy. 


Dead Poets Society

Genre: Drama

Director: Peter Weir

Release year: 1989

Where to watch: Youtube (free with ads), Prime Video

Synopsis: John Keating is a new English teacher at a traditional all-boys boarding school who uses unconventional methods to teach. As he gets disapproval from parents and teachers, he earns admiration from his students and coaches them on how to live life to the fullest.


Little Women

Genre: Romance/ Drama

Director: Greta Gerwig

Release year: 2019

Where to watch: Hulu, Prime Video

Synopsis: Based on the classic of the same name, Little Women follows the personal and romantic lives of four sisters in post-civil war New York from their teenage years into adulthood.