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If you are the type of person who lovingly starts to deck out your house, yard or porch with creepy props starting October 1st (or maybe even earlier, hey, no judgment) then this is the perfect article for you.
Halloween is the much anticipated time of year that gives us, all of us, free reign to let our inner gremlins out and wreak havoc on our friends and family, in a good way.
Whether you’re searching for just the right, life-sized, animated, talking, hanging ghost, cackling witch, creepy clown, rattling coffin or some other form of mayhem to scare and delight all who roam near your haunted house, this article has some very cool Halloween animatronics that will round out your spooky decor perfectly. Have fun and get your scare on!
#1 Best Halloween Animatronics – Scorched Pumpkin Scarecrow
Embrace the spooky with this huge, life-size, creepy, glowing pumpkin head scarecrow. Get ready to take your Boo Fest to the next level
Life-size, animated, spooky scarecrow stands an imposing 7 ft. tall ( 86 inches/215 cm)
Perfect for your Halloween haunted house
Recommended for indoor use or on a covered porch.
Includes a free fog machine and hose attachment for a truly creepy atmosphere (fog liquid not included)
Step pad makes it easy to animate the scarecrow without touching it, or use the infrared setting or the steady-on setting.
Terrifying flickering light-up Jack O’ Lantern pumpkin head and chest both turn side to side.
Standard UL power adapter
Scarecrow says one of three sayings with each activation:
“Brittle and withering on a blackened husk, but still ready to harvest. I’m looking for some ripe souls to roast over my embers until ready to eat – ahahahah delicious!’’
“The lands have been burned to a smoldering ruin this earth is good for nothing and no one. Come out of hiding, you have nothing left to live for!’’
“Bones crackle and crumble like burnt matchsticks, feeding the fires that keep me standing before you. Who’s next for the pyre? Ahhahahahah!’’
#2 Best Halloween Animatronics – John Doe – Dead Corpse Awakening
Perfect for scaring neighbors, friends, mother-in-laws and unsuspecting trick-or-treaters. This spooky corpse rises from the dead, and is a show-stopper. John Doe will definitely complete your Halloween display and give everyone the heebeegeebees.
Creepy prop will definitely liven up your Halloween festivities.
Perfect for turning your home or front yard into a scary haunted house of horrors.
John Doe is sound activated! Just make a noise and watch this corpse sit up slowly with sound effects and then lowers back down.
Life-size, corpse is approx. 5 ft. 11″ x 27″.
Simple assembly required.
Requires 2 “AA” batteries (not included.)
Scaring your friends has never been so easy.
#3 Best Halloween Animatronics – Towering Evil Clown
Terrifying, towering clown will haunt you long past Halloween. If you are ready to turn up the dial on your scare game, this is the creepy prop to do it.
Tall, intimidating, creepy clown loves laughing and playing with kids!
Oversize 7-foot tall clown
Features an easy-to-assemble metal frame.
Sweet Dreams clown has long black hair, black & white striped costume, and large black clown shoes.
He has two freaky elongated hands, one of which is holding a small child by the feet! The child flails and moves about as if trying to escape from the mad clown.
His eyes glow green and his head and torso turns side-to-side
Choose from steady-on, infrared sensor or step on the included Step Pad for remote activation
Easy-to-assemble with quick-connect poles.
Standard UL plug adapter
For indoor use or on a covered-porch.
He says 3 terrifying phrases when activated:
“Oh look what I have here (child screams), a new volunteer for my juggling act!”
“Looks like I have a live one (child screams) – but not for long he he he! (child screams)”
“Wakey wakey, rise and shine sleepy head! (child screams) This should teach you to always look under your bed! (child screams) And in your closet ha ha ha! “(child screams)
#4 Best Halloween Animatronics – Life-size Standing Butler
This spooky Halloween butler complete with raven on his shoulder is perfect for creeping out visitors to your haunted house, dining room or spooky porch.
68″ tall animated, lighted figure
Animated butler talks, crow’s eyes light up while flapping its wings and the candelabra lights when triggered by a button on the figures left hand.
Incredibly realistic, creepy butler is dressed in black coat and pants, shoes and a formal white shirt.
He moves subtly in a very lifelike, realistic way.
Includes a sturdy steel internal frame and a solid base that can easily be placed on a porch, steps, or indoors.
You will love to hate this totally fun, totally creepy domestic helper.
#5 Best Halloween Animatronics – Realistic Scary Dragon
When you’re looking for something a little different from witches, scary clowns, axe murderers and all the other expected Halloween macabre, look no further than this cool towering dragon to really make a statement and shake things up.
7 ft. tall dragon is amazing
Dragon moves his head from right to left.
Its huge wings flap back and forth
Chilling blue light illuminates eyes and shines from its mouth to illuminate the smoke.
It breathes smoke from it mouth.
Infrared sensor activates when anybody crosses it’s path. Choose from Steady-On, Infra-Red Sensor or Step-Here Pad (included) activation options
An ideal addition to your Halloween theme
Looks spectacular day and night!
Made of molded plastic with polyester.
UL power adapter plugs into any standard outlet
Includes volume control
Easy-to-assemble quick-connect metal frame
Dragon available in white and green color
#6 Best Halloween Animatronics – Hanging Ghost
This hanging ghost embodies everything you have come to expect on Halloween. This creep has got it all! Make easy work of scaring anyone who enters your haunted house, spooky yard, haunted graveyard or creepy porch. Perfect for scaring the unwary.
Portable hanging ghost is ideal for indoor and outdoor use.
A switch control turns on the LED eyes flashing multi-colored lights.
Ghost measures 3.7 ft./ 45 inch long, 27inch wide and will float in the breeze for an awesome creepy effect.
Can be hung on a wall, on a door, a window, a tree, anywhere really.
Does not move or speak just its eyes light up, but it is super creepy and very affordable.
#7 Best Halloween Animatronics – Spooky Lunging Talking Witch
What scary, haunted house is complete without a spooky, gnarly, mean-looking witch that talks, cackles and lunges at you? Here’s to taking the classic Halloween witch tp the next level. This is a must-have for your Halloween decor.
Realistic witch is made of polyester, plastic, metal and latex.
Life-size, hanging witch is an imposing 6 ft tall’
She has white light-up eyes when activated
Motion sensor activates several different phrases of speech, cackling, lights and movement.
She is holding a super creepy skull with hair.
Very life-like and realistic.
Indoor use or a covered porch only, she will not withstand harsh weather.
UL power adapter plugs into any standard outlet
When witch is activated, she speaks several phrases including:
“If you weren’t so fast you’d be in my cauldron…”
“One poisonous touch from me will wither your soul”
“Can you help a nice old woman find her cauldron?”
#8 Best Halloween Animatronics – Shaking Coffin and Corpse
Looking to fill your Halloween graveyard with skeletons, coffins and the undead? Here is the perfect solution to creep out your friends and neighbors. Ideal for parties, a haunted house, outdoor graveyard or prop next to your front door to thrill trick-or-treaters.
Chains on the coffin clank as if someone’s desperate to avoid a premature burial!
Made with a metal frame with neoprene foam, plastic, zip ties, chains, and motor.
Lightweight, life-like coffin has wood-looking boards with decorative nails and chains for an extra dose of spooky.
Coffin can be opened to reveal a skeleton corpse
Life size coffin and corpse is 64″tall and 24″ wide and 11″ deep, so its more than 5ft. tall and perfect to deck out your home in creepy fun.
Animated shaking coffin with shrieking corpse and chains.
Lights up with red LEDs
Coffin shakes and speaks spooky phrases when activated by sound or touch.
Can be placed on the ground, leaning against a wall, a door, on a table or leave half of it open with the scary skeleton corpse sticking out of it!
When activated, the coffin speaks three desperate pleas:
“Oooh, oooh, oooh help me!”
“Please let me out! Aaahh!”
“Release me! I want out, I want out!”
#9 Best Halloween Animatronics – Light Up Swinging Bat
OK, this is an oldie but a goodie. You have got to love these bats. Hang them on your porch, from a window, in the trees, anywhere to capture people unawares and scare them with the bat’s flashing eyes and rocking motion. The perfect detail for your Halloween festivities.
Realistic, life-size bat is made of durable plastic and is 7″ x’ 9″ x 24″ tall
Animated bat bares his fangs, swings back and forth and screeches while its red, devilish eyes flash upon activation.
Activated by sound and touch
Requires 3 “AA” batteries (not included)
Get ready to scare the daylights out of family, friends and neighbors this October.
Trick-or-treaters, prepare to go batty!
#10 Best Halloween Animatronics – Giant Spider
Another classic, Halloween, animated prop that should not be overlooked is the Giant Spider. Adds just the perfect dash of creepiness to your haunted house, spooky porch, creepy doorway, holiday party or anywhere you want to cause a sensation. Comes with its own web for the full effect.
4 ft spider on a 12 ft. web this thing is huge!
Animatronic spider is activated by touch and motion will respond to talking, yelling, clapping, singing, or touching.
Enjoy LED red glowing, flashing eyes and scary sounds.
Spider also features a vibrating, shaking body so it looks realistic on its web
3 x AA batteries required (not included)
8-legged spider is posable and its legs can be bent into any pose needed.
Place spider on it’s web, or adjust legs to make it cling to door, fences, trees, windows and more.
Put scary spider on your porch or in the entryway to greet trick-or-treaters with a friendly scare
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