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Great Movie Costumes for Halloween

posted by Nell Minow

Rotten Tomatoes has some wonderful ideas for the best (and easiest) Halloween costumes inspired by movies. It includes classics like Indiana Jones and Carrie, current hits like Nurse Joker and some good ideas for friends to coordinate like Gogo Yurbari and the Crazy 88 from “Kill Bill” and costumes that are so easy to make that you can pick up everything at Goodwill for under $5, like The Dude from “The Big Lebowski” and Jay and Silent Bob from the Kevin Smith movies. Happy trick or treating!



  • Mark

    I’m not sure about all the details yet, but I plan to go to a party as ‘The Economy’ — I don’t think there is a scarier monster right now! Maybe a stock broker look with a torn and battered suit; frazzled look; black and blue, etc.

  • http://whatwouldtotowatch.com Christian Toto

    My wife’s pregnancy inspired our dual costume. She’s dressing up as Juno. I’m her Paulie Bleeker. I hope I’m never too old to dress up for Halloween.
    We’re currently working on our off-tune version of that “Juno” song –
    You’re a part time lover and a full time friend
    The monkey on you’re back is the latest trend
    I don’t see what anyone can see, in anyone else
    But you

  • http://www.eurotailors.com Kenny

    What about the costume of Naked gun? :P

  • http://www.eurotailors.com kenny

    What about the costume of Naked gun? :P

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