Bill Schuck angry his parent's quiet residential home in Florida into an intricate abhorrence fantasy. AP Photo
Bill Schuck's cape, annoyed shirt, and beard could accomplish him the villain of any cine with a chilling castle.
The absorption to detail is impressive. AP Photo/Richard Drew
Here are two revelers at New York's Studio 54.
A pharaoh with a big headdress. AP Photo/Richard Drew
The anniversary Halloween activity at Studio 54 was a aloft event.
The helpmate wore white and the benedict rose out of a casket at a absolute bells captivated Halloween eve. AP Photo/Woolliscroft
At a bells in Grants Pass, Oregon, a brace got affiliated in Halloween outfits. Their guests showed up in costumes, too. A Helpmate of Frankenstein dress is still a Bridal dress, afterwards all.
Policemen from an high Manhattan belt dressed in analogous Groucho masks. AP Photo/Luongo
If you appetite to lighten the affection — like a cop ability appetite to on Hallow's Eve — Groucho glasses, eyebrows, and a beard will do it.
Customers scream while a advance psychopath accomplish on a burst arch and swings an ax at victim in Halloween Apparitional Abode for charity. AP Photo/Jeff Hinckley
Want to accompany your apparitional abode up a notch? Accept a woman pretend to be a psychopath and beat about a big axe. The angel is a Halloween classic, abnormally afterwards the absolution of "The Shining."
A actor in the 10th anniversary Village Halloween Parade. AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine
Making a amusing apparel has consistently been a fun allotment of Halloween. This Mona Lisa one at New York City's Halloween array is one abundant example.
A big assistant (?) apparent with a avoid sundae. AP Photo/Richard Drew
This accumulation apparel at New York's 11th anniversary Halloween array seems to be a assistant split, but it looks like the assistant has article abroad activity on.
Space shuttle Challenger aggregation associates in Halloween disguises. AP Photo/NASA-TV
Members of the Challenger aggregation did their best with the abstracts they had.
Al Nipper of the Boston Red Sox sports a Halloween affectation afore a game. AP Photo
Putting on a affectation that makes you attending like an old man is abiding to conciliate any adversary on the field.
A assemblage of beasts on stilts alfresco the New York Stock Exchange. AP Photo/Mario Cabrera
Wall artery "bulls" are optimistic and advancing about a growing market.
Mark Gordon as Carnality President George Bush, left, and Ray Caban as Gov. Michael Dukakis pretend to action it out. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan
In an acclamation year, Halloween takes abode aloof a few canicule afore Acclamation Day. In 1988, eyes were on George Bush and Michael Dukakis.
Some alarming masks at the Boston Apparel Shop. AP Photo/Elise Amendola
The Associated Press ran an account adage that "experts in adolescent attitude say that parents should be accurate in advertisement baby accouchement to the added alarming aspects of Halloween."
Marchers in the anniversary Greenwich Village Halloween Parade. AP Photo/Jonathan Elderfield
Whether for pop ability or politics, putting on a altered face is the accomplished point of a acceptable costume.
A casket with a behemothic rat ample up its head. AP Photo/Susan Ragan
Want to accomplish your casket apparel creepier? Add a rat ample up your body.
Marilyn Quayle, wife of Carnality President Dan Quayle, handing out treats from the carnality president's residence. AP Photo/Dennis Cook
In 1992, Spider-Man was neither a big-screen hero or the brilliant of the accepted activated TV appearance (that would be a brace of years later), but kids still dressed up as him and added superheroes because of the accepted comics.
Vice President Al Gore and his wife Tipper handing out bonbon from their home. AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee
Definitely don't do this, but here's a dude dressed up in a academic Mexican accouterments with his kids while trick-or-treating at Al Gore's house.
Victor Pahl fabricated a apparel with a mask, blood-soaked football jersey, and affected knife. Sam Mircovich/Reuters
Reporters alfresco of the Los Angeles courthouse wore Robert Shapiro masks as they waited for him to leave the building. Bodies fabricated custom-made, abominable apparel of Simpson himself, like the one above, which amount $50.
Vice President Al Gore and Tipper Gore. AP Photo/The White House
The backward 1980s and aboriginal 1990s apparent the Disney Renaissance, with movies like "The Little Mermaid" and "Beauty and the Beast," introducing their iconic apparel to the world. Here's Al and Tipper Gore dressed as the characters from the closing movie.
They're two-and-a-half weeks old. CP Photo/Winnipeg Chargeless Press-Jeff De Booy
Here's a accumulation of quadruplets in Winnipeg.
The dog won aboriginal award-winning in the apparel contest, which consisted of 40 pounds of dog food, chargeless grooming, and chargeless boarding. AP Photo/Jennifer S. Altman
This aureate retriever doesn't absolutely accept three heads.
Jamie Lee Curtis. Brilliant Max via AP Images
Here's Jamie Lee Curtis dressed up as a bobcat for a account event.
Where's Dorothy? AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
Even in the movie, they attending like they're in Halloween costumes.
Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky Halloween masks. Photo by Tim Boyle/Newsmakers/Getty
With Bill Clinton's admiral ambagious down, his activity with Monica Lewinsky was still on everyone's mind. It was reflected in the Halloween masks.
A apparel boutique agent in Atlanta assuming off the accepted Statue of Liberty one. Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images
The affection was beneath revelrous.
Bolivia additionally celebrates All Saint's Day on the day afterwards Halloween. AP Photo/Pablo Aneli
One bazaar in Bolivia had all of its advisers dress up as austere reapers and witches, alike while they helped customers.
"Fluffy" from the "Harry Potter" books is abundant bigger. Mario Tama/Getty Images
With the absolution of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" and "Chamber of Secrets" in theaters, the boy astrologer has thoroughly saturated pop culture. The three-headed dog "Fluffy" from the books alike makes it absolute for dog parades.
President Bush and John Kerry masks. AP Photo/Morry Gash
Buycostumes.com cited Halloween affectation sales as a augur for the election. Their sales, the aggregation said, predicted the elections of President George W. Bush, Bill Clinton twice, George H.W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan twice.
"Terra Queen." AP Photo/Peter Cosgrove
Hong Kong's Ocean Park planned busy apparel for their advisers to alarm visitors. For Universal Orlando's Halloween Abhorrence Nights, the aggregation created an busy belief of characters like "Terra Queen."
People dressed up as the capital appearance from "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Accomplish Account Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan." AP Photo/Seth Wenig
"Borat" was appear a few canicule afterwards Halloween, but the appearance was already acclaimed through the movie's marketing. And authoritative a apparel is appealing easy.
A brace of Halloween party-goers in Los Angeles. AP Photo/Richard Vogel
Here's a guy dressed up as Britney Spears, who went through a agitated aeon with the tabloids that year and appear a well-received anthology that October.
Albert Einstein and the Joker. AP Photo/Bullit Marquez
"The Dark Knight" was the bigger cine of the summer, and its villain was unforgettable.
Lisa Woodruff captivation a brace of chopsticks and assuming with her four-year-old pug dogs dressed as sushi. AP Photo/Richard Vogel
If you can be soy booze afresh your dog can be sushi.
A affiliate of the University of Las Vegas Rebels boot band. The aggregation lost. Ethan Miller/Getty Images
Costumes become allotment of the fun of sports game, like this trombone-playing sumo wrestler at the University of Las Vegas.
It was at the acme of the beef movement. AP Photo/John Minchillo
Costumes connected to be a almighty beheld way to accomplish a political account in 2011 as Occupy Wall Artery protesters captivated a rally.
Guests at the Bagatelle Las Vegas Party. Carlos Larios/Invision/AP
The hit cine resulted in a lot of superhero apparel that year — alike if they weren't all allotment of the Marvel universe.
Fans at a New York Knicks and the Chicago Beasts bold in Chicago. AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh
It's not aloof up to cheerleaders and bandage associates to absorb the army amid plays. Admirers will dress up themselves.
Rihanna in New York City. Tanya Kesey/STAR MAX/IPx/AP
The 2014 "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" came and went afterwards authoritative a mark on pop culture, but Rih's big carapace is forever.
A lot of Halloween apparel are banal in Mexico. AP Photo/Tony Rivera
The biologic aristocrat was a bona-fide folk fable in Mexico. He was eventually captured afresh afterwards affair with Sean Penn in 2016.
Star Wars admirers dressed as Stormtroopers, Rey, Leia, R2-D2, Darth Vader, and the Death Star. AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi
With 2015's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," the galaxy-trodding authorization was aback for addition generation, introducing new characters forth with it. "Rogue One" in 2016 kept it up. The movies led to a improvement of "Star Wars"-themed costumes.