Group Costume Ideas for Halloween 2022

Group Costume Ideas for Halloween 2022

There was lots of fantastic media in 2022 in both TV and movies. Bring iconic characters and costumes from 2022 to life on Halloween following out suggestions and costume guides. From a band of pirates to coven of witches, this list offers a good variety for groups of all sizes, perfect for family, friends, co-workers, and more. Here’s our roundup of group costume ideas for Halloween for 2022.


Encanto

Encanto

Welcome to the family Madrigal! From its emotional depth to its meaningful representation of Latinx culture, Encanto was a smashing success, earning several awards and accolades. And we still have “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” stuck in our heads. This group costume is perfect for a big family.

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Peacemaker

Peacemaker

Who knew the twist villain in The Suicide Squad would get his own show? John Cena reprises the role as nationalist murderer Christopher Smith, who ironically goes by Peacemaker, for this HBO Max spinoff. Following the events of The Suicide Squad, he’s forced to join the mysterious A.R.G.U.S black ops squad “Project Butterfly” to eliminate parasitic butterfly-like creatures. The dance in the opening credits is particularly noteworthy.

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Stranger Things Season 4

Stranger Things Season 4

Alexa, play “Running Up That Hill” by Kate Bush. After three years, the 80s sci-fi drama series, Stranger Things, returned for its fourth season on Netflix. Compared to previous seasons, this season leans into the darker themes of what’s really happening in Hawkins. With its scariest villain yet, Eleven and her friends must get to the bottom of things and defeat the horrors in the Upside Down once and for all. Dress as your favorite original character, such as Max or Lucas (which as a pair, makes a smart couples costume), or choose a new character, such as Argyle or Eddie. Whoever you choose, this group costume has a part for everyone.

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The Legend of Vox Machina (Critical Role) 

The Legend of Vox Machina

Roll for initiative! Available to stream on Amazon Prime, The Legend of Vox Machina is an animated fantasy series based on the first campaign of the D&D podcast series, Critical Role. Players voice their respective characters during their first big mission as an adventuring party. If you and your friends play D&D as well, you can dress as your own original characters!

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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Doctor Strange Multiverse of Madness

Explore the vast multiverse as characters from Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, the highly awaited action thriller from Sam Raimi. There’s something for everyone, with the extravagant robes of Doctor Strange and Wong to the casual streetwear of America Chavez. You can also embrace your dark side as Wanda, though she has many options for Halloween costumes from her Disney+ series, WandaVision. 

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Only Murders In The Building

Only Murders in the Building

Put Steve Martin, Selena Gomez, and Martin Short together, and you get Only Murders in the Building. Now streaming on Hulu, the show follows three neighbors, portrayed by the actors above, who all share an interest in a true crime podcast. The neighbors start their own podcast regarding a suspicious death in their apartment building in the Upper West Side. Then in the second season, they become the murder suspects. With only 20 episodes so far, this should definitely be at the top of your binge-list.

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Everything Everywhere All At Once

Everything Everywhere All At Once

This year, A24 put out its best film yet. Full of imagination and existentialist themes, Everything Everywhere All At Once follows  Evelyn Quan Wang, masterfully played by Michelle Yeoh. She must abandon her boring life at the laundromat to connect with parallel versions of herself. In doing so, she will save the universe. Talk about the power of the multiverse. For this group cosplay, googly eyes are an absolute must.

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The Boys

The Boys

Whether you want to dress as the egotistical Homelander or the spiteful Billy ButcherThe Boys puts a twist on the classic superhero group costume. The Amazon Prime series centers around a team of vigilantes called The Boys who hate the Supes. The Seven [superheroes] are owned by a company, and outside their aliases, they’re arrogant, selfish, and corrupt, using their powers to fulfill their own wishes. Following the success of its third season, which aired in June, the series has been renewed for a fourth season.

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Our Flag Means Death

Our Flag Means Death

Assemble your pirate crew for Halloween, or risk walking the plank! Our Flag Means Death remains the most popular show streamed on HBO Max, as its blend of comedy and LGBTQ representation fare well in a historical setting. Aristocrat Stede Bonnet abandons his domestic life and sets out for a life at sea, with the ambition to brand himself as the Gentleman Pirate. On his journey, he meets Ed Teach, aka Blackbeard, and the two form an unlikely bond. Stede and Ed make a great couples costume, and you can have each friend dress as a different member of the crew.

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Turning Red

Turning Red

In the latest Pixar movie, Turning Red, Mei Lee starts to navigate her teenage years. But she doesn’t face the usual struggles of acne or voice cracks. When she gets excited or anxious, she turns into a giant red panda! With a strain on her relationship with her overbearing mother, Mei Lee feels torn between remaining a dutiful daughter or chaos of adolescence. Grab three friends to be your Priya, Abby, and Miriam, then strike the silliest pose you can think of. And don’t forget to gush over 4town!

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Hocus Pocus

This group costume will put a spell on you. Hocus Pocus is a classic Halloween costume idea, and its highly anticipated sequel set to premiere at the end of September. That’s right, Winifred, Mary, and Sarah Sanderson are back in Hocus Pocus 2 to wreak havoc on the world. All three original actresses (Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker) will reprise their roles.

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Looking for more costume ideas this Halloween? See our couples costume ideas for 2022 as well as group costume roundups from 2021, 202020192018, and beyond!

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