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Spooky season is upon us, which means Halloween is right around the corner. If anyone knows how to win a costume contest, it is these celebrities who spend tons of money on their custom-made costumes. From Kim Kardashian to Harrison Ford, your favorite celebs might not show up at your door for candy, but they do bring their costume A-game each year. Get into the spooktacular mood with these extravagant costumes.
1. The Rock Didn't Need Inflatable Muscles For This Costume
Popeye is known for his bulging muscles fueled by cans of spinach, and The Rock's body was perfect for this costume. There are few costume matches as perfect as this, and in 2015, he brought the cartoon character to life for Halloween.
The Rock posted the photo to his Instagram with the caption, "Never buy a costume that says 'One Size Fits Most.'" His costume was slightly small, but he made it work for the evening, although he had a grumpy expression throughout the party.
2. Neil Patrick Harris And His Family Go All Out For Halloween
Every year, Neil Patrick Harris and his family nail their Halloween costumes. Ever since NPH and his husband welcomed their twins, they have built a reputation for their themed group costumes. One year they dressed up as all the classic monsters such as Frankenstein and Dracula.
The following year, they went for a superhero and villain look by dressing up as Batman, Batgirl, The Riddler, and The Joker. They always put thought and effort into their looks, and it is exciting to see what they will think of to top the previous year.
3. Bruce Willis And Assistant Stephen J. Eads Want You To Come Play With Them
"Hello, Danny. Come play with us." For a 2017 Halloween party, Bruce Willis and his assistant dressed up as the creepy Grady twins from The Shining. The two donned wigs, knee-high socks, and matching dresses to complete their memorable look.
Although they didn't fully commit by shaving their beards, the costume was downright hilarious. Bruce Willis is known for playing macho characters, and to see him in a dress is perfect. While The Shining might be the scariest movie ever, these two made it a bit comedic.
4. Adele Transformed Into The Mask
Although she is unrecognizable here, Adele nailed the costume from the 1994 Jim Carrey classic, The Mask. From the zoot suit and polka dot tie to the hyperrealistic mask, the singer should have won costume of the year.
Adele is known for going all out for Halloween, and once dressed as George Michaels. She loves planning her looks weeks in advance, and it will be interesting to see what she wears this year to show off her incredible weight loss.
5. Kristen Bell Might Have Voiced Anna, But Her Daughter Requested Elsa
Although Kristen Bell voices Anna in the Disney movie, Frozen, her daughter requested that they dress in matching Elsa costumes for Halloween. For two years in a row, Bell was forced to wear her Frozen dress, but she won parent of the year for following her daughter's demands.
Although her daughter has access to the real Anna, she favors the character Elsa, that must be hurtful for Bell. She also showed that the world wouldn't end if you wear the same costume two years in a row. You might as well get more than one use out of a $50 outfit.
6. Pink And Her Family Go Back In Time As The Cast Of E.T.
Pink and her family brought their nostalgic vibes to Halloween when they dressed up as the characters from E.T. Pink looked adorable in her overalls and pigtails as she channeled her inner Gertie. They took their daughter trick-or-treating, and she loved her costume.
Pink shared this photo in a series of throwback pictures from past Halloweens, and she said this was her all-time favorite look. All they are missing is a bike with a basket, and the costume would be spot-on.
7. Harrison Ford's Favorite Holiday Is Halloween
Harrison Ford is the king of Halloween. Ford and his wife always have coordinating costumes, and they never miss the mark for their party outfits. From a Sister Act nun to an '80s rockstar, they pull out all the stops.
While you might think that he would dress as one of his characters, that would be too simple for the Hollywood all-star. He likes to wear things that are a total departure from the movies he typically stars in. Ford is not only an acting superstar, but he is also Halloween royalty.
8. Terry Crews Uses His Muscles To Be Popeye
Just like The Rock, Terry Crews was made to dress up as Popeye with his big muscles and large stature. Unlike The Rock, Crews' costume fit him much better because it was for an episode of Brooklyn 99. In the episode, he even carried around a can of spinach to complete the look.
The Brooklyn 99 episodes are always memorable because of the annual heist, and each year Crews has a different costume. One season he was a gladiator, while the next season he was a salt shaker.
9. Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock Are Off To Sea As Fishermen
After co-starring in The Heat, Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy developed a close relationship. For Halloween in 2013, the two took their children trick-or-treating together and attempted to go incognito as fishermen. Although they were barely recognizable, the paparazzi still spotted them.
As a celebrity, it is hard to get any privacy with your children, so they tried to be as discrete as possible. The comedy-duo looked hilarious in their yellow raincoats, matching hats, and thick beards. It would be fun to see them use these costumes in one of their movies.
10. Ryan Reynolds Brings Deadpool To Life
Ryan Reynolds plays the snarky superhero, Deadpool in the movie of the same name, and to impress the neighborhood children; he wore the costume for Halloween. All the children were excited to see him and show off their superhero costumes.
Reynolds posted a video on YouTube showing how Deadpool spent his Halloween. He was adding the children to his superhero team and asked them to share their powers. While it was a bit vulgar for children, it turned out to be hilarious.
11. Will Poulter Perfectly Recreates Sid From Toy Story
Will Poulter from We Are The Millers makes the perfect Sid from Toy Story. If there were a live-action remake, he should be cast as the mean, toy destructing child. He completed his look with a Woody doll, and the magnifying glass used to burn Woody like the movie.
Poulter even wore fake teeth to commit to the costume. Although everyone hated Sid because he was creepy and had weird toys, it would be hard to hate Poulter in this outfit. He nailed this look and probably got the full-sized candy bars when he trick-or-treated.
12. Heidi Klum Is Va-Va-Voom In Her Jessica Rabbit Costume
Heidi Klum is the queen of Halloween. Each year she goes all out with her costumes to create the most over the top looks. In 2015, Heidi Klum transformed herself into Jessica Rabbit and brought the cartoon vixen to life. Her face and chest were covered with prosthetics which made her unrecognizable.
Klum had everything from fake boobs to butt pads to achieve the crazy proportions of the cartoon character. Each year it is exciting to see what kind of look she will go for, and in 2015, the model made everyone's jaws drop. No one does Halloween better than Heidi Klum.
13. Channing Tatum Is One Unhappy Unicorn
Ever since Channing Tatum became a father, he has worn some interesting Halloween costumes to make his children happy. In 2017, when his daughter was in preschool, he wore a full-body unicorn suit with a rainbow mane and matching horn for the Halloween carnival at her school.
Tatum didn't look too pleased to be wearing the costume, but his daughter was thrilled. It was a joy for his fans to see him in such a magical outfit, and his wife at the time, Jenna Dewan, matched him in a nature fairy costume.
14. Jemima Goldsmith Perfectly Impersonates Melania Trump
In 2016, before the presidential elections, some of the most popular costumes were Melania and Donald Trump. Jemima Goldsmith dressed as Melania with a plastic Donald strapped to her back, groping her. This costume was complete with a campaign sign and the stolen speech from Michelle Obama.
It was a bit controversial, but those are the best costumes. Goldsmith got Melania's squinting expression perfectly, and the outfit was spot-on. We wonder if she will reuse this costume for Halloween 2020 with the elections right around the corner.
15. Chrissy Teigan Is Bringing Us To Flavortown As Guy Fieri
In 2015, Chrissy Teigan dressed as the Food Network personality Guy Fieri and took us to Flavortown. The model, cookbook author, and Twitter personality can now add "Guy Fieri Impersonator" to her resume. The costume still haunts us because it is something you just can't unsee.
In this costume, it is almost hard to believe that she has graced the cover of Sports Illustrated. She impersonated all of his signature mannerisms and made the whole things come together. No one will ever be able to top this costume.
16. Ellen Degeneres Is The Queen Of Rap, Nicki Minaj
Each year, Ellen DeGeneres debuts a fabulous and creative costume that is an ode to one of her many celebrity friends One year she dressed as the famed rapper, Nicki Minaj, and paired her revealing outfit with a long blonde wig. The look was far from her normal attire.
She wore a breastplate to get Nicki Minaj's signature look. DeGeneres has worn costumes of Sofia Vergara, and she even made up her own Kardashian sister. It will be exciting to see what she comes up with for her Halloween special this year.
17. Sara Sampaio Looks Botched As A Plastic Surgery Patient
Most people are used to seeing Sara Sampaio strutting the runway at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, so it is shocking to see her with all these special effects makeup. For Halloween in 2017, Sampaio was unrecognizable with all the gore and blood hiding her natural beauty.
Sampaio took a jab at the fashion world and the impossible beauty standards. She really went the extra mile with all the small details and extra medical gauze. Her creepy white contacts gave people quite the scare, and yet she somehow still looked gorgeous.
18. Life In Plastic, It's Fantastic For Beyonce
"She's a Barbie girl, in a Barbie World. Life as Queen Bey, it's fantastic." For a 2016 Halloween party, Beyonce dressed as the vintage 1959 Barbie, complete with the black and white bathing suit and cat-eye sunglasses. Jay-Z was dressed as a limited edition Ken doll to match his wife.
Heidi Klum might have some competition because Beyonce is another celebrity that does hold back during the spooky season. She probably danced to "Monster Mash," and at kale candy bars all night long because she is vegan.
19. Samuel L. Jackson Dons Cardinal Robes
We aren't sure why he chose this costume, but Samuel L. Jackson went as a Cardinal for a 2017 Halloween party. He fully committed with the cap and jewels, but we doubt he was participating in any Catholic ceremonies that evening.
Maybe someone else at the party dressed as the Pope, and Jackson played his right-hand man throughout the evening. He probably used some choice words that a real cardinal would never use, but Halloween isn't the time to fully commit to a role.
20. Jessica Alba Uses Her Pregnancy For Her Juno Costume
When people are pregnant, it is always fun to see what costumes they will come up with that incorporate their baby bump. When Jessica Alba was pregnant with her third child in 2017, she dressed up as Ellen Paige's character from Juno.
Although she wasn't a pregnant teen like the actual character, she nailed the look and even got her friend to dress as the boyfriend from the movie. This costume was easy and comfortable for her to wear all night since she was already far into her pregnancy.
21. Josh Duhamel And Fergie Are Spooky As A Day Of The Dead Couple
Back in 2013, when Fergie and Josh Duhamel were still married, they dressed as a Day of the Dead couple. These two have always loved Halloween, so they pulled out all the stops for this costume. Although Josh captioned the photo "Until Death," they got divorced in 2017.
The costume comes from the Mexican tradition, Day of the Dead. Fergie's grandmother was from Mexico, so she took inspiration from the cultural tradition. In previous years, they went as other Hollywood couples and superheroes.
22. Steph Curry Frightens People As Jigsaw
While everyone is used to seeing Steph Curry tear it up on the court, he went for a different look for Halloween 2017. Curry showed up to a game dressed as Jigsaw from the Saw movies, and he got a special surprise when he got on the court.
The actor who played Jigsaw in the movies, Tobin Bell, was sitting courtside at the game and got a picture with Curry. It's like his costume went full circle, and Bell gave him some tips to help scare his teammates.
23. Katy Perry Rocks The Pant Suit As Hillary Clinton
Like Jemima Goldsmith, Katy Perry also went for the political costume right before the 2016 elections. Instead of the Republican candidate, Perry went as Hillary Clinton running as the Democratic candidate. Perry was a huge supporter of Clinton in 2016 and took her appreciation to the next level.
Her convincing facial prosthetics and red power suit made for a compelling Hillary look, and her friend dressed as Bill Clinton. Orlando Bloom also attended the party with her, and he was dressed as Trump. The ensemble was perfect, and she was unrecognizable for the evening.
24. Katy Perry Kills Again As A Mic Drop
Katy Perry's dress-up game is always strong thanks to the fact that her everyday wardrobe is full of whimsical wigs and colorful outfits. When it comes to Halloween, the bar is set high for Perry's costumes, and she rarely disappoints. In 2015, Perry dressed as a literal mic drop.
It was another year that she outdid herself, and she continues to be her own competition. We just have to know how she managed to get off the floor because this costume doesn't look like something you could easily move around in.
25. Zoe Kravtiz And Her Boyfriend As Marla And Tyler From Fight Club
"The first rule of fight club is you do not talk about fight club." Zoe Kravitz and her boyfriend broke the first rule of fight club when they posted about it on Instagram for Halloween. The couple went as Marla and Tyler from the Brad Pitt classic, Fight Club.
It wasn't the typical scary costume, but they got all the details correctly, from his shirt to her all-black outfit. Kravitz's boyfriend didn't get in any fights at the party, but he did show up looking like he had just come from the club.
26. Halle Berry Does The Bone Dance As A Skeleton
Halle Berry and her son's costumes are to die for! They wore matching skeleton costumes for Halloween 2016, and Berry added some fierce skeleton makeup to glam up her outfit. The adorable duo looked bone-chilling for the party they attended.
Halle has always tried to keep her son's identity private, which isn't so difficult on a holiday when masks are acceptable and welcomed. His costume was extra scary compared to his mother's because of the odd bone structure.
27. Ellie Goulding Is Countrified As Dolly Parton
Ellie Goulding made fans do a double-take when she stepped out in this Dolly Parton costume a few years ago. From the wig and makeup to the sparkly boots and earrings, Goulding rocked this country-style costume.
Goulding has always been a big fan of Dolly Parton, which was her way of paying homage to the singer. She probably did a rendition of Dolly's classic song, "Jolene" at the party for all of the guests to enjoy. She stole the show that year.
28. Channing Tatum Looking For Honey As Winnie The Pooh
Besides his unicorn costume, this is the second most adorable costume Channing Tatum has worn for Halloween. This holiday brings out the child inside of him ever since he had his daughter. He hid away his washboard abs and stuffed the fleece onesie with a pillow.
Tatum is just missing a pot of honey to complete this look because Pooh would never go somewhere without a stash of honey. While he isn't getting into trouble like Pooh, he probably got some adorable looks from passing fans.
29. Demi Lovato Sizzles As Selena
Demi Lovato made hearts race when she dressed as Selena Quintanilla for Halloween. Lovato's looks have been compared to the late singer many times, and she dazzled in the tight jumpsuit. People have said Lovato looks like Selena's long lost sister, so this was the perfect costume.
Fans went wild for this costume, but she wasn't the only star to wear this costume. Kim Kardashian also dressed as the late singer, and they both looked equally stunning. It was hard to tell who wore this look better.
30. Kyle MacLachlan Looks Healthy As A Kale Salad
Kyle MacLachlan must have been on his way to a Halloween party for Beyonce because he dressed as her favorite food. MacLachlan walked around in a kale salad costume, and people wondered if he was trying to camouflage himself for a vegan rally.
He captioned the picture to rename himself "Kale" MacLachlan. This nickname actually came from an Italian director who couldn't pronounce "Kyle" on set, so he was referred to as "Kale." The costume was different than anything else people had seen in recent Halloweens.
31. Emily Ratajkowski As Marge Simpson
While most people don't think of Marge Simpson as the sexy cartoon character, Emily Ratajkowski turned up the heat when she dressed up like the cartoon character for Halloween. In a skimpy tube dress and head to toe body paint, Emily looked stunning as always.
Her body paint might have been a bit messy, but she still made the costume work. Marge Simpson is an easy character to recreate and Emily looked effortless as always. We wonder if she was able to imitate Marge's voice
32. Colton Haynes Is Unrecognizable As Fiona And Miss Piggy
Colton Haynes is known for his handsome good looks from his role in Teen Wolf, but on Halloween, he went in a much different direction. One year he disguised himself as Fiona from Shrek with prosthetic makeup and body padding.
For a different party, he went full-on Miss Piggy and had a friend accompany him as Kermit the Frog. Haynes loves Halloween and never misses an opportunity to dress as something so different from his usual appearance.
33. Margot Robbie And Sophia Kerr As The Twins From The Shining
Much like Bruce Willis and his assistant, Margot Robbie and Sophia Kerr dressed like the Grady Twins from The Shining. Instead of taking the opportunity to reuse her Harley Quinn costume, Robbie wore the blood-covered dress to match her friend.
The BFFs held hands and stared into the camera with dark circles under their eyes for an added scary element. Robbie's signature blonde locks were covered in a brunette wig to match her friend's natural hair color.
34. Nina Dobrev And A Friend Win An Oscar As Leonardo DiCaprio And The Horse From The Revenant
It took Leonardo DiCaprio a long time to win an Oscar, and Nina Dobrev had to commemorate that moment. For Halloween, Dobrev and a pal dressed as DiCaprio and the horse from The Revenant. His Oscar-winning performance was the talk of the year, and someone had to recreate it for Halloween.
The Vampire Diaries star posted the hilarious photo to her Instagram page with the caption, "Horsing around with my co-star Leo. Pretty sure I got the short end of the stick, being a blanket is overrated." They even brought Leo's Oscar to show off to everyone at the party.
35. Maria Sharapova Shows Off Her Pippi Longstocking Costume
Maria Sharapova got into the Halloween spirit with her Pippi Longstocking costume. The tennis player showed off her whimsical side, which is a far cry from her usual athletic self. She wore over-sized overalls and a red wig to match the children's character.
Sharapova paid tribute to the character by pinning a monkey to her overalls because it was her favorite book as a child. If she ditched the wig and monkey, this could be a chic casual outfit for everyday wear. It's like the new Halloween street-style.
36. Ashley Madekwe Perfectly Recreates Mia Wallace From Pulp Fiction
Mia Wallace has always been a popular Halloween costume since Pulp Fiction came out. Ashley Madekwe from Revenge dressed as the popular character complete with a bloody nose and black bob. She even stuck a needle to her chest just like a scene out of the movie.
While the character's outfit is pretty easy to recreate with a button-down shirt and black pants, Madekwe wore it well. Her toned abs were on display, and although she was supposed to be dead, she looked more alive than ever.
37. Heidi Klum Looks Into The Future As An Old Woman
Once again, Heidi Klum proves that she is the queen of Halloween. Unlike her Jessica Rabbit outfit, Klum went in a different direction for this Halloween costume and turned herself into an old lady. With the help of prosthetics and makeup, we know what she will look like in 100 years.
Although it is not an original idea, she committed to the costume with a cane and hunched over posture. Klum not only made her face look old, but she aged her entire body. It takes her hours to get into her costumes, but she loves every minute of it.
38. Rita Ora Plays The Villain As Poison Ivy
Although Rita Ora has never starred in one of the DC superhero movies, she would be perfect for a remake involving Poison Ivy. Ora dressed as the green villain with auburn hair for Halloween, and she looked marvelous. At any point in the night, she was ready to kick butt and poison all of her enemies.
Her long legs were on display, and she was ready to hit the town. Hopefully, Ora doesn't have any enemies because they should beware of her in this costume. She might pull someone under her influence if she harnesses her Poison Ivy powers correctly.
39. Emily Osment As Link From Zelda
Emily Osment channeled her inner gamer girl when she dressed as Link from Legends of Zelda. She got the costume just right with the sword and hat. Who knew that Osment was a fan of the video game world?
She had her friend pose with the video game controller, so it would look like she was really in the game. Unlike most of the costumes on this list, this is original and not as mainstream as the typical cat or witch.
40. Kourtney And Kim Kardashian Are Iconic As Michael Jackson And Madonna
Besides Heidi Klum, there is no one else that loves Halloween more than the Kardashians, especially Kim. Each year Kim and her siblings think of the most extravagant looks for the holiday just like this Madonna and Micahel Jackson costume.
Kourtney turned herself into the King of Pop while Kim showed off her figure dressed as old school Madonna. The sisters were inspired by the outfits Jackson and Madonna wore to the 1991 Oscars when they attended the awards together.
41. Shakira Entertains As A Magician With A Rabbit
We can't give Shakira points for creativity, but she does get an award for the cutest accessory. For Halloween, Shakira dressed as a magician and used a real bunny as her assistant. Her outfit was simple and probably last minute, but at least she tried.
Most celebrities go all out for their costumes because they attend the hottest parties, but Shakira went for a more lowkey look. She looks delighted with her outfit, and that is all that matters. Whatever you wear for Halloween, you should be comfortable in it.
42. Kourtney Kardashian, Scott Disick, Mason, Penelope, And Reign As The Avengers
As we mentioned before, the Kardashians never hold back when it comes to Halloween. One year, Kourtney Kardashian, Scott Disick, and their three children dressed as the Avengers, and they were the cutest crime-fighting squad.
Scott looked like the stunt double for Chris Evans while Kourtney chose to dress as Spiderman. Although they look cute, if these were the real Avengers, we would all be screwed. We can only imagine what they will wear this year.
43. Jennifer Garner Gives Everyone A Laugh As A Cat Nap
Instead of using Halloween as the one night of the year to dress as slutty as you want, Jennifer Garner decided to go down the funny route. She dressed as a "cat nap," and it was absolutely adorable. Not only is she ready for bed, but she also has a punny outfit to show off.
Once you have children and you work a lot, having a costume you can nap in is the perfect Halloween look. She is ready to take her children trick-or-treating, and she can get right in bed after they collect candy.
44. Mindy Kaling Buzzes As A Beekeeper
Mindy Kailing is known for her comedic skills on The Office and The Mindy Project, and she has never shied away from being the funny girl. For Halloween one year, she wore a beekeeper costume with fake little bees on the face netting .
In her Instagram caption, she wrote, "the costume was not well received." We can't see why someone wouldn't like this adorable costume, but maybe people were sad she didn't show off her beautiful face.
45. If Cardi B Doesn't Scare You, No Evil Thing Will
"Cruella De Vil, Cruella De Vil, To see her is to take a sudden chill." Although we aren't afraid of Cardi B, her Cruella De Vil costume is spot on. She even got a Dalmatian to accompany her to the party. Surprisingly, this is the one time Cardi B wasn't half-naked.
Her fur coat and split dyed hair are just what Cruella would wear in the present day. Since Dalmatian print has been popular lately, Cruella would be very happy with a faux Dalmatian coat.
46. Cacee Cobb And Donald Faison As King Kong And Ann Darrow
Oh, no! Cacee Cobb was kidnapped by a gorilla, and he is taking her to the top of the Empire State Building. Cobb and Donald Faison pulled off this simple yet comedic look for a Halloween party, and it was hilarious.
We aren't sure how she could dance to all the classic Halloween songs with a gorilla's fist around her waist, but she looked good. No one recognized Faison throughout the night because he kept his gorilla mask on the entire time.
47. Beyonce Goes Platinum As Storm
Beyonce has already shown us that she can rock any costume for Halloween, and her Storm look was no exception. She dressed as the classic Marvel superhero complete with the platinum hair and white contacts.
There were rumors that Beyonce might play Storm in Black Panther 2, but fans were upset, and the rumors were shut down. At least we all know she can pull off the costume in case she ever does play the superhero.
48. Lena Dunham As A Captured Cat
In 2016, after a video of Trump saying "grab her by the p***y" came out, everyone was horrified by the presidential candidate. As a feminist, Lena Dunham decided to turn the scandal into a Halloween costume to make fun of Trump.
She dressed as a cat with plastic hands around her. Although it was creative, it was a little vulgar much like the comment. However, Dunham has never been one to shy away from controversial topics, so this was very on-brand for her.
49. Jonathan Cheban And Kim Kardashian Got You Babe As Sonny And Cher
In past years, Kim Kardashian has dressed up as Princess Jasmine, Madonna, Victoria's Secret model, and more, but one of her best looks was Cher. She and her friend Jonathan Cheban went out as Sonny and Cher, and the costumes could not have been more spot-on.
Kim is a big fan of making her costumes look realistic and accurate, so she always has them custom-made. Her long black hair was straightened into a middle part, and it looked like she could have broken out into song at any second.
50. Heidi Klum Calls On Her Clones For A Halloween Party
Instead of putting herself through hours of makeup, Heidi Klum decided to go in a different direction for this Halloween costume. She had people dress up just like her and their makeup made them look like the model's clones.
The group looked stunning in their costumes, and throughout the evening, people kept confusing the models for Klum. That was precisely what she was going for, but it wasn't easy to find her at the party.