Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

I sincerely hope the little boy above has never seen Batman Returns but that just makes his Joker costume that much more awesome.

This year was the first year Mazzy made an official Halloween costume request. She wants to be Tinkerbell.

LAME, I know.

I realize now the window is very small when you can dress your child up in a cool costume that represents your love of pop culture as opposed to their own. In a few short years, your kids will be demanding pre-packaged Spiderman costumes and store-bought Cinderellas.

In other words, if I ever dreamed of dressing Harlow as Betty Draper or Joan Holloway— THE TIME IS NOW.

Here are 18 Halloween costumes clearly based on the movie and television preferences of their parents…

The Joker from Batman:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Don Draper from Mad Men:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

The Dude from The Big Lebowski:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Edward Scissorhands:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Dwight Shrute from The Office:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Audrey Hepburn from Breakfast in Tiffany’s:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Kenny Powers from Eastbound & Down:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Frida Kahlo:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Goose and Maverick from Top Gun:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Hannibal Lecter from Silence of the Lambs:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Beetlejuice:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Nacho from Nacho Libre:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Marie Antoinette:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Kip from Napoleon Dynamite:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Sophia from Golden Girls:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Walter White from Breaking Bad:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Wayne and Garth from Wayne’s World:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Alex DeLarge from A Clockwork Orange:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Jack Skellington from Nightmare Before Christmas:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Here’s 16 costumes based on movies and television geared for kids, but still pretty awesome none the less…

Elliott from ET:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Madeline:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

The Lorax:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Cruella Deville from 101 Dalmations:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Alice from Alice in Wonderland:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Princess Leia and R2D2 from Star Wars:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Mary Poppins:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Karl from Up:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

The Queen of Hearts from Alice in Wonderland:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Army Man from Toy Story:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Wall-E:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Harry Potter:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Oompa Loompa from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Fantastic Mr. Fox:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

The Hobbits in Lord of the Rings:


Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Max (and wild things/parents) in Where the Wild Things Are:

Looking for a creative Halloween costume for your kid? Check out these pop culture Halloween costumes. Some are DIY Halloween costumes and others take some skill, but they are all awesome!

Okay. Now, who wants to dress up their kid as the guy with half a face in Boardwalk Empire? Nobody?

What are your kids dressing up as for Halloween?

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For more costume ideas for kids, follow my Halloween board on Pinterest.

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