Film/TV Couples Costumes for Halloween

Couples costumes can be some of the most fun, as there are SO many great ideas out there! Once again, we love anything inspired by TV or movies, so we’ve rounded up some of our favorite couples costume ideas here for you to give a try. If you missed it, we recently shared female character costume ideas, and are going to have a few more round-ups for you before the big day! Don’t forget to subscribe to our emails below to stay in the loop! 🙂

Anchorman Halloween Costume

Ron and Veronica

from Anchorman

What You’ll Need: Ron

  • Red Suit Jacket
    • Red vest to go under
    • White button up shirt to go under vest
  • Matching Red Pants
  • Multi-Colored Tie
  • Dress Shoes
  • Fake Mustache (if you don’t already have one)

What You’ll Need: Veronica

  • Work-Wear Suit
    • Jacket
    • Skirt or pants
    • Blouse or button up shirt to go under jacket
    • Make each item of clothing similar in color to really nail the look!

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Austin Powers and Vanessa Kensington

from Austin Powers

What You’ll Need: Austin Powers

  • Blue Velvet Jacket
  • White Ruffled/Puffy Shirt
  • Blue Velvet Pants
  • Glasses
  • BONUS: add in the voice (shagadelic, baby!!)

What You’ll Need: Vanessa Kensington

  • Silver Dress
    • Halter or choker dress would be SPOT ON!
  • Silver Go-Go Boots
  • Hair half-up with a poof…so groovy!

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Dr. Alan Grant and Dr. Ellie Sattler

from Jurassic Park

What You’ll Need: Dr. Alan Grant

  • Blue Button-Up Shirt (sleeves rolled up, to help you fight the dinosaurs, of course)
  • Khaki Pants
  • Brown Belt
  • Red Bandana
    • To tie around neck
  • Safari Hat
  • Hiking Boots

What You’ll Need: Dr. Ellie Satller

  • Pink or Coral Button Up (unbuttoned and tied in front)
  • Blue Tank
  • Khaki shorts
  • Hiking Boots (or whatever is best to run away from dinos)

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Alfalfa and Darla

from The Little Rascals

What You’ll Need: Alfalfa

  • Button-Up
  • Grey Pants
  • Bow Tie
  • Suspenders
  • The “Alfalfa ‘Do”
  • Bonus points: memorize his love song to Darla

What You’ll Need: Darla

  • Sailor-esque Top
  • Blue or Grey Pleated Skirt
  • Tall White Songs
  • Black Ballet Flats
  • Ruffled Umbrella

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Don and Betty Draper

from Mad Men

What You’ll Need: Don Draper

  • Suit
  • Pocket Square
  • Slicked Back Hair
  • Cigarattes
  • Scotch

What You’ll Need: Betty Draper

  • Dress
    • Any sort of housewife, old-timey dress will do as long as it accentuates your waist!
    • Look to the show for inspiration… 🙂
  • Small Bag or Clutch
  • The Perfect Accessories to Match
  • Grace Kelly Hairstyle

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Napoleon and Deb

from Napoleon Dynamite

What You’ll Need: Napoleon Dynamite

  • Vote for Pedro Shirt
  • Jeans
  • Glasses
  • Mini Afro
  • Watch
  • (Learn Napoleon’s dance to really help ya get in full character!)

What You’ll Need: Deb

  • Crew Neck Sweatshirt
  • Khaki Capri Pants
  • Fanny Pack
  • Hair Half-Up

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Bonnie and Clyde

What You’ll Need: Bonnie

  • Beret
  • Light Orange Sweater
  • Scarf
  • Brown Skirt
  • Fake Gun

What You’ll Need: Clyde

  • Suit
  • Hat
  • Fake Gun

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Clark Kent and Lois Lane

from Superman

What You’ll Need: Clark Kent

  • Button-Up
  • Suspenders
  • Tie
  • Superman Shirt
    • To go underneath and slightly reveal by unbuttoning part of your shirt!
  • Glasses

What You’ll Need: Lois Lane

  • Any Sort of Business Attire
  • Glasses (Optional)
  • Writing Pad

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Baby and Johnny

from Dirty Dancing

What You’ll Need: Baby

  • Light Pink Dress or Skirt + Tank
  • Strappy Heels

What You’ll Need: Johnny

  • Black Shirt
    • Preferable something that you can show a little chest with! 😉
    • Black Pants
    • Black Shoes

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Belle and the Beast

from Beauty and the Beast

What You’ll Need: Belle

  • Yellow Gown
  • Red Rose

What You”ll Need: Beast

  • Blue Jacket or Coat
  • White, Puffy Top or Button-Up
  • Black Pants
    • Or even joggers!

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Veronica Sawyer and J.D.

from Heathers

What You’ll Need: Veronica Sawyer

  • Blue Tee
  • Gray Skirt
  • Poofy, ’80s Hair
  • Cigarette
  • Some Cuts and Dirt
    • On your face and body

What You’ll Need: J.D.

  • Band Tee
  • Leather Jacket
  • Black or Super Dark Jeans
  • Cigarette
  • Some Cuts and Dirt
    • On your face and body

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Sam and Suzy

from Moonrise Kingdom

What You’ll Need: Sam

  • Tan, Short Sleeve Button-Up
  • Tan Shorts
  • Yellow Scarf
  • Patches
    • For the scout effect
  • Knee High Socks
  • Canteen (optional)
  • Raccoon Hat

What You’ll Need: Suzy

  • Long Sleeve, Pink Dress
  • White Button-Up
    • To go underneath
  • White, Knee High Socks
  • Binoculars (optional)

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Mia and Sebastian

from La La Land

What You’ll Need: Mia

  • Yellow Dress
  • Tap Shoes

What You’ll Need: Sebastian

  • White Button-Up
  • Tie
  • Dark Gray (or other) Pants
  • Tap Shoes

Nancy and Steve

from Stranger Things

What You’ll Need: Nancy

  • Light Blue Button-Up
    • Buttoned all the way up!
  • Light Pink Cardigan
  • High Waisted Skirt
  • White Tights
  • Loafers or Other Flats
  • Books (optional)

What You’ll Need: Steve

  • Striped, Long Sleeve Polo
  • Khakis
  • Belt


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George Bailey and Mary

from It’s a Wonderful Life

What You’ll Need: George Bailey

  • Striped Turtleneck
    • Add a ‘3’ to it with an iron-on patch, tape, paint, or whatever you can think of!
  • Any Sort of Pants
    • George’s are oversized, but any kind will certainly do!

What You’ll Need: Mary

  • A Terry Cloth Robe!

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Mr. and Mrs. Smith

What You’ll Need: Mr. Smith

  • White, V-Neck Shirt
  • White Boxers
  • Black Boots
  • Fake Blood

What You’ll Need: Mrs. Smith

  • White Button-Up
  • Red Rain Boots
  • Fake Blood

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Jenny and Forrest

from Forrest Gump

What You’ll Need: Jenny

  • White, Flowy Dress
    • You could take a more hippie spin than the picture above!
  • Flower Crown

What You’ll Need: Forrest

  • Short Sleeve, Plaid Button-Up
    • He wore a lot of blue!
    • Button it all the way up and tuck it in
  • Khakis
  • Belt
  • Red Hat (optional)
  • Box of Chocolates (optional)

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Ferris and Sloane

from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

What You’ll Need: Ferris

  • Trousers or Simply a Pair of Jeans
  • Printed Sweater Vest
  • White Tee
  • Leather Bomber Jacket
  • White Oxfords

What You’ll Need: Sloane

  • White, Fringe Jacket
  • High Waisted Shorts
  • Skinny Belt
  • Blue Top
  • White Boots or Booties

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Mia and Vincent

from Pulp Fiction

What You’ll Need: Mia

  • White Button-Up
  • Black Cigarette Pants
  • Black Wig with Bangs

What You’ll Need: Vincent

  • Black Suit
  • Socks (and no shoes)
  • Low Ponytail
    • Wig, if necessary!

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Juno and Paulie Bleeker

from Juno

What You’ll Need: Juno

  • Orange Striped Shirt
  • Zip-Up Jacket
  • Jeans
  • Skirt
    • To go over jeans!

What You’ll Need: Paulie Bleeker

  • Maroon Shirt
    • Would be great with yellow stripes on the sleeve, or even if you could put the high school logo on the front!
  • Yellow Sweatband/Headband
  • SHORT Yellow Shorts
  • Tube Socks
  • Running Shoes

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Mary Katherine Gallagher and Sky Corrigan

from Superstar

What You’ll Need: Mary Katherine Gallagher

  • Light Yellow, Short Sleeve Button-Up
  • Deep Red Sweater Vest
    • Could add school logo to take it to the next level!
  • Black Mini Skirt
  • White, Knee High Socks
  • Black Flats or Loafers

What You’ll Need: Sky Corrigan

  • Yellow Button-Up
  • Plaid Tie
  • Deep Red Jacket
    • Once again, could add the school logo
  • Gray or Khaki Pants
  • Belt

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June Carter and Johnny Cash

from Walk the Line (or just from real life…)

What You’ll Need: June Carter

  • Big Hair
  • Pretty, Mid-Length Dress

What You’ll Need: Johnny Cash

  • Black Button-Up
  • Black Vest
  • Black Tie
  • Black Pants
  • Black Shoes
  • Guitar
  • Slicked Back Hair

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Jim and Pam

from The Office

What You’ll Need: Jim

  • Blue Button-Up
  • Tie
  • Khaki Pants
  • Coffee Mug (optional)

What You’ll Need: Pam

  • White, Striped Button-Up
    • Tuck it in!
  • Pink Sweater
  • Khaki/Tan Skirt
  • Typical Pam Hairstyle
    • Pinned half back (as shown above)

*try to add Dunder Mifflin name tags to each costume!*

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Coach Taylor and Tami

from Friday Night Lights

What You’ll Need: Coach Taylor

  • Blue Polo Shirt
    • Add Panthers logo (as shown) or a ‘P’ where the logo would be!
  • Sunglasses with Neck Strap
  • Blue Hat
  • Khakis
  • Belt

What You’ll Need: Tami

  • White, Basic Top
  • Light Brown/Tan Leather Jacket
  • Jeans
  • Curled Hair

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