Scare the kids films, also known as FUM for kids, are ‘80s movies that have given us Adults nightmares to this day, from films that were thought to be for kids. Film studios, even “Disney”, didn't really know what they were doing in the eighties. Thus the rating system had to be redefined by the nineties. “PG-13” was being fleshed out after 1985. A very clear [PG-13] rating won’t be seen until 1990, then was retrofitted to the older movies when they were shelved for Block Buster.

Believe it or not, Critters 1 and 2 were not [R], and Poltergeist (1982) was and still is [PG].

“Kid” movies that give nightmares

The_Dark_Crystal_-_Trailer

The Dark Crystal - Trailer

The muppets go to Hell

Time_Bandits_(1981)

Time Bandits (1981)

Gremlins_(1984)_Official_Trailer_1_-_Horror_Comedy

Gremlins (1984) Official Trailer 1 - Horror Comedy

Return_To_Oz_Trailer_(1985)

Return To Oz Trailer (1985)

Critters_(1986)_Official_Trailer_-_Alien_Horror_B_Movie_HD

Critters (1986) Official Trailer - Alien Horror B Movie HD

Poltergeist_(1982)_Official_Trailer_-_JoBeth_Williams,_Craig_T._Nelson_Horror_Movie_HD

Poltergeist (1982) Official Trailer - JoBeth Williams, Craig T. Nelson Horror Movie HD

Labyrinth_-_Trailer

Labyrinth - Trailer

Invaders_From_Mars_(1986)_Tobe_Hooper_-_Official_Trailer_1_HD

Invaders From Mars (1986) Tobe Hooper - Official Trailer 1 HD

Monster_Squad_Trailer_(1987)_Reduex

Monster Squad Trailer (1987) Reduex

Critters_2_The_Main_Course_(1988)_-_Trailer_(en)

Critters 2 The Main Course (1988) - Trailer (en)

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