Top Halloween Costumes 2016

Halloween 2016

Halloween is always full of great costumes and I always get asked what is popular this year. While a lot of different sites are giving very different answers, there are some commonalities. Most of these are reflected in the various costumes we see amongst Cosplayers. Halloween Costumes this year seem to focus on film franchises.


7 Politics

Halloween Costumes Trump and Hillary

Being a US election year means that the candidates are available as frightening costumed characters. Not that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump aren’t scary enough.

6 Pokemon Go

Halloween Costumes Pokemon Go

The only franchise that is a game and not a movie on this list. A onesie of a character like Charmander or Pikachu is simple to wear, most searches are for the trainers.



Halloween Costumes Deadpool

A runaway success at the box-office: Biggest Box-Office in February, #5 Top Domestic Movies 2016.

4 Marvel Cinematic Universe

Halloween Costumes Avengers

The MCU covers a wide rage of characters, but the top costumes are Captain America, Iron Man and Black Widow. While the recent trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy 2 may increase sales for Star Lord, Groot and Gamora, but the Avengers will defeat them in halloween costumes this year.

3 Suicide Squad

Halloween Costumes DC Comics

Harley Quinn is by far the most popular in this group, second to the Joker, who has barely beaten out Batman. Harley comes in a wide variety too, I personally like the jester style, reminiscent of the cartoon series.

2 Ghostbusters

Halloween Costumes Ghostbusters

Despite the summer all female cast film not being the blockbuster they hoped for, it did rekindle the imagination enough to convince group costumers to don their Proton Packs.

1 Star Wars

Halloween Costumes Star Wars

The new Star Wars Characters are getting the majority of attention Rey, Kylo Ren and Finn are at the top followed closely by Jyn Erso. Don’t worry Darth Vader, Princess Leia and Stormtroopers still rank high as well.

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