Halloween costumes from the movies

We look at some of the best characters to dress up as this Halloween

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Film fans need never struggle to find the perfect costume for Halloween.

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From Nosferatu to Jack Skellington, iconic characters from the silver screen provide a wealth of inspiration when it comes to choosing what to wear this spooky season.

We give you our ten recommendations for film-inspired costumes this Halloween, from blood-stained serial killer Patrick Bateman, to David Bowie’s outrageous outfit as Jareth the Goblin Kind in Labyrinth.

A few wildcards are thrown in too, in the form of cult film heroes- and anti-heroes- such as Carrie, the witches of Hocus Pocus, and Cady’s cringe-inducing zombie bride faux-pas in Mean Girls.