Spirit Halloween: The Movie is based on the stores

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The spooky season is upon us and Halloween lovers will be thrilled to know that a horror movie is on Inside A Spirit Halloween Store hits theaters in October. Yes, you read it right. Spirit Halloween: The Movie is an upcoming horror comedy with a ghost Halloween outlet at the center of its adventurous supernatural story. In the fictional universe, all hell breaks loose on a fateful Halloween night. Directed by David Poag, it stars Christopher Lloyd and Rachael Leigh Cook, among others.

The horror feature follows four teenage friends as they embark on a daring adventure by spending a night at a Halloween store that recently opened in a seedy mall. However, things quickly take a turn for the worst for the young protagonists when they discover that an angry spirit has possessed all the animatronic objects in the spooky shop. They must use their collective wits to survive. With the film’s main premise involving a real-life, ubiquitous Halloween merchandise franchise, many naturally wonder if the story was inspired by true events. Here’s what we know.

Is Spirit Halloween: The Movie based on a true story?

Spirit Halloween is a popular one-stop pop-up retailer for all your Halloween needs – from costumes and decorations to props and accessories. The seasonal chain of vacation shops operates over 1,450 locations across North America. While both the film’s title and main plot focus on a Spirit Halloween store, the film itself is fiction and does not reflect any real-life incidents. Spirit Halloween: The Movie is a light-hearted Halloween flick that blends an adventurous survival story with weird, offbeat hijinks, similar to cult classics like Gremlins and The Goonies.

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Is the Spirit Halloween franchise involved in the making of Spirit Halloween: The Movie?

Spirit Halloween: The Movie has a promotional partnership with Spirit Halloween Superstores LLC, which explains why the retail store has a starring role in the film by previewing its unique Halloween collection in an immersive experience.

Spirit Halloween: The Movie will be released in limited releases on September 30th and later premiere on Video On Demand on October 11th. In the meantime, you can check out the trailer for the film below!

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