70 Funny Couples Costumes to Try This Halloween

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You and your boo (ghost pun intended) are basically two of the funniest humans alive, so it only makes sense that you’d go for laughs this Halloween with a funny couples costume. While some are inspired by Halloween movies and others are easy to DIY, these picks will have everyone raving about your look.

From Thelma and Louise to Scooby Doo, Disney characters, Barbie and cinema classics like The Addams Family, here are 70 funny couple costumes to try this Halloween.

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1. Gomez and Morticia Addams

Break out the black-tie wardrobe. If you don’t want to through the trouble of buying an entirely new dress, your regular LBD should do the trick.

Shop similar styles: SKIMS Lounge Ribbed Long Sleeve Maxi Dress ($88); Topcosplay Women’s Black Wig ($20)

2. Mr. and Mrs. Claus

It’s never too early to unpack the Christmas decor. After all, we’re only a couple of months out. Plus, you can reuse the ‘fit at every holiday party this year.

Shop similar styles: Potalay Men's Deluxe Santa Suit (from $70); Classic Mrs. Claus Costume ($44)

3. Santa Claus and an Elf

Again, why wait to bring out your Christmas garb when you can proudly don it months in advance?

Shop similar styles: Potalay Men's Deluxe Santa Suit (from $70); Men’s Elf Buddy Costume (from $41)

4. Sherri Ann Cabot and Christy Cummings from Best in Show

With White Lotus, Jennifer Coolidge cemented her icon status. Throw it back to this 2000s comedy and channel her earlier work as Sherri Ann—and of course, Christy needs a cameo, too.

Shop similar styles: Ivory Faux Fur Stole ($58); Everlane The ‘80s Blazer ($175)

5. Lego Couple

Never grow up.

Shop similar styles: LEGO Adult Blue Brick Costume ($46); Women’s Lego Movie 2 Lucy Classic Costume ($61)

6. Justin Timberlake and a Microphone

Bonus points for a Top Ramen-inspired wig and if you still know the lyrics (and dance moves) to “Bye Bye Bye.”

Shop similar styles: Alex Mill Cotton Twill Jumpsuit in Army Green ($215); Men's Button up Cotton Robe ($24)

7. Wilma and Betty from The Flintstones

This option is convenient because you can either purchase a new costume or DIY an old dress.

Shop similar styles: Classic Women's Flintstones Wilma Costume (from $28); Classic Betty Rubble Costume for Women (from $30)

8. Toy Story

We love a group costume that can get the entire family excited. To infinity and beyond uh, Amazon!

Shop similar styles: Buzz Lightyear Adult Costume ($24); Toy Story Women's Jessie Classic Costume ($30); Toy Story Toddler Woody Classic Costume ($30)

9. Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood from The Great British Bake Off

Baking fails not included, and you can totally take advantage by calling first dibs on any Halloween sweet treats.

Shop similar styles: Blonde Cosplay Wig ($20); OPI Nail Polish ($12)

10. Minions

Bello! We strongly encourage everyone learns the “Banana Song” prior to the 31st.

Shop similar styles: Minion Halloween Costume for Women ($40); Men's Despicable Me 3 Movie Minion Costume ($30); Minion Kevin Halloween Costume for Babies (from $20)

11. Wesley and Inigo Montoya from The Princess Bride

As you wish.

Shop similar styles: Men’s Princess Bride Westley Costume (from $60); Men’s Inigo Montoya Costume (from $43)

12. Lydia and Beetlejuice

An iconic duo (in our humble opinion), an eye-catching costume.

Shop similar styles: Men’s Beetlejuice Deluxe Costume ($39); Women’s Black Costume Wig ($29)

13. Napoleon and Pedro from Napoleon Dynamite

Cue the dorky dance moves.

Shop similar styles: Napoleon Dynamite Vote for Pedro T-Shirt ($40); H&M Oversized Cotton Shirt ($30); H&M 90s Boyfriend Jeans ($40)

14. Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum

You can’t go wrong with matching costumes—and the kiddos would look uber-cute as Alice and The White Rabbit.

Shop similar styles: Tweedle Dee/Dum Hat, Collar and Bow Tie Kit ($19); Women’s Tweedle Dee/Dum Costumer (from $40); Child’s Alice in Wonderland Costume ($40)

15. Vecna and Max Mayfield from Stranger Things

With the last season of Stranger Things right around the corner, it’s prime time to relive the season four finale.

Shop similar styles: Venca Latex Mask ($20); Adicolor Track Jacket (from $57); Classic Vans (from $44)

16. Avocado Toast

There’s nothing like combining two totally random costumes to create an oddly fitting pair.

Shop similar styles: Avocado Toast Halloween Costume for Adult ($43)

17. Harley Quinn and The Joker

Shh…don’t tell Batman. Although you can get another couple to be Batman and Catwoman.

Shop similar styles: Women’s Suicide Squad Deluxe Harley Quinn Costume (from $37); Women’s Premium Joker Costume (from $44)

18. Andie and Duckie from Pretty in Pink

The ultimate ’80s duo.

Shop similar styles: Women’s Halter Floral Lace Cocktail Party Dress Hi-Lo (from $40); Curly Copper Wig ($17)

19. Fruit

Props to the banana—er, we mean—dog costume. The best part is, there are tons of options to choose from. Like…tons.

Shop similar styles: Halloween Strawberry Costume (from $11); Child’s Banana Costume (from $30); Purple Grapes Adult Halloween Costume ($57)

20. Retro Flight Attendant and Pilot

Now’s your chance to live in the good old days of Pan Am. Don’t forget to hand the pilot a drink.

Shop similar styles: Retro Stewardess Costume (from $33); Pilot Costume Accessories ($21)

21. Jackson Maine and Ally from A Star Is Born

Though the movie has a tragic ending, you won’t be able to help but chuckle at the outrageous country getup.

Shop similar styles: Costume Mustache ($4); Ray-Ban Aviator Sunglasses ($215); Felt Cowboy Hat ($26)

22. Frozen

Delight children everywhere; cue collective groan from parents everywhere. Singing “Let It Go” is a must, we’re afraid.

Shop similar styles: Girl’s Elsa Sequin Dress ($19); Olaf Toddler Costume ($35)

23. Trolls

For people who love nothing more than to sing, dance and hug.

Shop similar styles: Kids’ Barb Trolls Costume (from $25); Kids’ Trolls Branch Costume (from $19); Trolls Adult Branch Costume (from $53)

24. Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf

My, what big claws you have! If you’re creative enough, you can create this look with a red hoodie and some cool makeup.

Shop similar styles: Women Little Red Riding Hood Costume ($29); Big Bad Wolf Adult Costume ($71)

25. Chanel’s Runway Crasher

Ya know, from the SS2020 fashion show in Paris. Pair it with a security guard costume for comedic relief.

Shop similar styles: Sandro Londres Tweed Crop Blazer ($565); Anine Bing Becky Plaid Tweed Shorts ($199)

26. Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings

Any excuse to break out the ole guitar is fine by us. And if you choose to partake in Nelson’s other *wink wink* favorite pastime, no judgment from us.

Shop similar styles: Willie Braided Wig with USA Bandana ($20); Western Express Men’s Cowboy (from $36); Men’s Victorian Suit Vest Steampunk ($39)

27. The Wet Bandits from Home Alone

Harry and Marv have one last heist to pull off: stealing all the Halloween candy.

Shop similar styles: Mongolian Cashmere Beanie ($30); Levi’s Corduroy Jacket ($180); Reformation Baker Coat ($398); Gooseneck Wrecking Bar ($9)

28. Ursula and Ariel from The Little Mermaid

Tell us, what could be funnier than painting your partner purple and shoving them into a tentacle suit?

Shop similar styles: Inflatable Ursula Costume (from $120); Ariel Costume ($60)

29. Dorothy and the Scarecrow from The Wizard of Oz

If Matthew Lewis, aka Neville Longbottom, can still find the joy in playing dress up for a day then so can you. Really, all you need is the hat and the dress, everything else you can probably pull from your closet.

Shop similar styles: Wizard of Oz Scarecrow Costume (from $50); Adult Dorothy Costume (from $35)

30. Eleven and a Waffle from Stranger Things

The Vecna, Eddie Munson and newfound Kate Bush mania may lead us to forget about Eleven’s fave food, but the diehards always remember.

Shop similar styles: Waffle Halloween Costume ($43; $28); Stranger Things Pink Dress (from $25)

31. Frankenstein’s Monster and the Bride of Frankenstein

The spookiest couple at the party, unless Jack Skellington and Sally show up.

Shop similar styles: Frankenstein Costume ($59); Bride of Frankenstein Costume ($62)

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32. Tonya Harding & Nancy Kerrigan

Few duos are more iconic than skating rivals Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan. So grab your best pal, your favorite leotard and your highest ponytail. (It’s the ’90s, people.)

Shop similar styles: Long Sleeve All Lace Mock Neck Bodysuit ($39); Dark Black Skating Skirt Lady's Skating Costume ($99)

33. Curious George and The Man with the Yellow Hat

Another childhood classic with lots of characters to choose from. If The Man with the Yellow Hat wasn’t your fave, perhaps Chef Pisghetti, Netti or The Doorman may be better picks for you and your partner.

Shop similar styles: Monkey Around Women’s Costume (from $50); Curious George Man In The Yellow Hat Costume (from $58)

34. Cat and Scratching Post

All you need is a black bodysuit, cat ears and an old carpet or rug. Easy.

Shop similar styles: Adult Black Cat Onesie Costume ($45); Buganda Indoor Door Mat (from $17)

35. Each Other

A great last-minute option—stealing each other’s clothes. You can even spend the night impersonating each other to regale your family and friends.

Shop similar styles: Karen Kane Shift Dress ($109); Sam Edelman Hazel Pointed Toe Pump ($80; $63); Tie Dye Shirts for Women and Men (from $12)

36. Fast Food Mascots

Are you team Wendy’s, McDonald’s, KFC or Burger King? It’s time to pick a side.

Shop similar styles: Peter Pan Collar Dress (from $38); Raggedy Ann Wig ($13); Waitress Uniform (from $27); White Suit Costume (from $45)

37. Coachello

Get it? (Ba dum tss!)

Shop similar styles: Augusta Sportswear Nylon Coach's Jacket (from $18); Stainless Steel Whistle with Lanyard ($5); Violin Costume ($45)

38. Sid and Nancy

Time to live out your punk rock dreams as members of the iconic Sex Pistols.

Shop similar styles: Men’s Faux Leather Bomber Jacket ($50); Women’s Sheer Mesh Crop Top ($16); Punk Rock Chain Choker ($14)

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39. Darryl and Tina from Bob’s Burgers

Found: The easiest DIY couples costume idea.

Shop similar styles: Women’s Short Sleeve Moisture Wicking Athletic Shirts (from $15); Men’s Packable Lightweight Water-Resistant Puffer Vest ($28); 10” Short Straight Hair Flapper (from $20)

40. COVID-19 Vaccine and “Dr. DILF”

No joke, the pandemic was rough. But now we can have a little fun with what was, arguably, one of the 21st century’s strangest (and scariest) events.

Shop similar styles: Syringe Costume ($46); Doctor Halloween Costume ($40)

41. Albus Dumbledore and Minerva McGonagall

Because you and your hubby run your household like these two ran Hogwarts.

Shop similar styles: Deluxe Harry Potter Dumbledore Men’s Costume ($100); Professor Mcgonagall Green Velvet Cloak Costume ($50)

42. Roach and Exterminator

Because no one likes a guest who doesn’t clean up after themselves.

Shop similar styles: Dickies Womens Short Sleeve Flex Coverall (from $49); Adult Cuddly Cockroach Costume (from $60)

43. Ken and Barbie

An ode to the original power couple. And with the new Barbie movie smashing box office records plus the Barbiecore trend at its peak, this is bound to be a hot costume this year.

Shop similar styles: City Chic Make Me Blush Belted Coat with Faux Fur Trim (from $189; $42); Retro One Piece Backless Bather Swimsuit ($33)

44. Sonny and Cher

Washboard abs? Not required. A drunken rendition of “I Got You Babe?” Absolutely mandatory.

Shop similar styles: Straight Long Costume Wig ($40; $15); Dreamgirl Women’s ‘70s Icon Costume (from $75); Sonny Wig and Mustache Costume Set ($35)

45. Marty Mcfly and Doc Brown from Back to the Future

We don’t have flying cars, but we do have YouTube, where you can get an easy DIY tutorial for these costumes.

Shop similar styles: Back to The Future II Adult Emmett Brown Costume (from $60); Back to The Future Marty McFly Jacket Costume (from $60); Marty McFly Wig ($15)

46. Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears at the AMAs

So. much. denim. Long live this iconic pop culture moment.

Shop similar styles: Men’s Classic Notched 3 Button Distressed Denim Blazer (from $51); AE AirFlex Skinny Jeans ($40); Women’s Sexy Denim Dress One Piece Strapless ($41)

47. Rachel and Ross

The one with costumes inspired by one of our favorite sitcoms. The best part is, you can totally booze it up with this one. The costume practically requires it.

Shop similar styles: Mongolian Cashmere Open Cardigan ($100); Women’s Slim-Fit Thin Strap Tank ($17); Nordstrom Trim Fit Solid Linen Button-Down Shirt ($80)

48. Rock Stars

Killer wigs, sky high heels, over-the-top makeup looks and matching attitude. This costume is just plain ole fun.

Shop similar styles: Curly Brown Gradient White Wig ($21); Leather Bustier Crop Top ($35); Women’s Heeled Over the Knee Boots (from $80)

49. The Joker and The Riddler

Wreaking havoc on Gotham City…or your backyard.

Shop similar styles: Batman The Dark Knight Joker Deluxe Costume ($47); Riddler Halloween Costume ($30)

50. The Avengers

Thor, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Deadpool, Black Widow, you name ‘em. Good luck getting Spiderman to stay put for a cute pic though.

Shop similar styles: Men’s Superhero Costume ($39); Spider-Man Women’s Costume (from $80); Kids’ Black Panther Costume ($70)

51. Zombie Bride and Groom

You can never go wrong with a spooky classic, it’s what All Hallow’s Eve is about after all.

Shop similar styles: Adult Corpse Bride Costume ($40); Men’s Zombie Formal Costume ($32)

52. Georgie and Pennywise from It

If you’re that one couple that goes all out for Halloween, by all means, go to town with the Pennywise costume. If on the other hand, you’d like to spare our dreams, you can totally do an understated version of the sewer-dwelling clown. Either way, you’re going to turn some heads.

Shop similar styles: The Women’s Yellow Raincoat Costume ($35); It Clown Halloween Costume ($60)

53. Khal Drogo and the Mother of Dragons

Full permission to call your person “Moon of my life” all night long. Also, since House of Dragon has had quite the impact, you have so many Targaryens to impersonate, not just Daenerys.

Shop similar styles: Men’s Nomadic Warrior Costume ($50); Women’s Dragon Warrior Costume (from $60)

54. Romy and Michele

Admit it, Halloween is just an excuse to wear these ultra-chic costumes.

Shop similar styles: Women's Romy Costume (from $50); Romy and Michele's High School Reunion Costume ($30)

55. Dino and Betty Rubble

You will—hands down—be the most ancient couple at the party. Yabadabadoo!

Shop similar styles: Betty Rubble Halter Dress (from $22); Dino Adult Costume ($36)

56. Clarence and Alabama from True Romance

The ‘90s are back, and what better way to give that era a nod than with this classic duo? All you need to complete the look is a slick getaway car.

Shop similar styles: Pink Leopard Leggings ($20); Men’s Graphic Print Button-Up ($25); Jaquemus Le Chiquito Mini Satchel Bag ($590)

57. Carole Baskin and Joe Exotic from Tiger King

Chaotic? Yes. Eccentric? You bet. Bring the hilariously bizarre world of Tiger King to life with Carole Baskin and Joe Exotic.

Shop similar styles: Men’s Mullet Wig ($18); Men’s Hawaiian Shirt ($24); Lei Floral Headband and Wristbands ($9); Leopard Print Midi Dress ($41)

58. Lizzie McGuire (or Isabella) and Paolo

We’re sure your relationship is based on honesty and trust, unlike this disastrous love triangle. But a little trip down nostalgia lane never hurt anyone.

Shop similar styles: Women’s Shinny Metallic Flared Pants ($22); Metallic Lightweight Shiny Bomber Jacket ($36); Rock Star Head Set ($10)

59. Thelma and Louise

You may not be driving off a cliff with your person, but you’re just as ride or die, right? This look proves it.

Shop similar styles: Treasure and Bond Rib Tank ($20); Everlane The Way-High Jean ($118; $89); Heavy Metal Rock Band Tee ($31)

60. David Bowie and Freddy Mercury

The two of you will make for quite the dynamic pair at karaoke.

Shop similar styles: Women’s Miss Space Superstar Costume (from $54); Freddy Mercury Sequin Jumpsuit Costume ($65)

61. Wayne and Garth from Wayne’s World

Looking for “something extraordinary, something big, something mega, something copious, something capacious, something cajunga”? Then dress up as this unforgettable duo from the ‘90s.

Shop similar styles: ‘90s Rocker Costume Set ($29); 1980s Mullet Wig ($27); Wayne's World T-shirt and Hat Costume Set (from $36)

62. Twins

Particularly for couples who have a significant height difference, this outfit idea is an easy crowd pleaser.

Shop similar styles: Collusion Straight Fit Tailored Pants and Blazer Set ($80; $31); Women's Formal Work Wear White Simple Shirt ($22)

63. Blair Waldorf and Chuck Bass

Toxicity aside, these two were the epitome of an Upper West Side pairing.

Shop similar styles: Bodycon Pencil Mini Skirt ($25); Anne Klein Ruffle Button-Up ($99); Quince Alpaca Cardigan ($60)

64. Daphne and Velma from Scooby Doo

Jinkies! No mystery will go unsolved on Halloween night.

Shop similar styles: Velma Halloween Costume ($41); Daphne Halloween Costume ($40)

65. Beavis and Butthead

An ode to the ‘90s, when MTV was at its peak.

Shop similar styles: Beavis Adult Costume Set ($26); Butthead Costume ($10)

66. Russell and Carl Fredricksen from Up

A great example of how your Halloween costume can also be a fashion statement. Break out that pant suit and be the chicest Carl Fredricksen there ever was.

Shop similar styles: Halloween Costume Russell Cosplay Complete Set ($68); ASOS Design Double Breasted Suit in Brown Check ($97; $68)

67. Edina and Patsy from Absolutely Fabulous

Pull out your best behavior, most expensive houndstooth and prepare to drink your way through Halloween night.

Shop similar styles: Tuckernuck Coco Tweed Bow Dress ($168); Cindi Sequin Mini Dress ($98)

68. Chucky and Tiffany Valentine from Bride of Chucky

If you know what’s good for’ll choose this couple’s costume.

Shop similar styles: Bride of Chucky Costume (from $60); Seed of Chucky Costume (from $35)

69. Romeo and Juliet

OK, it was more tragedy than comedy, but you have to admit, the mishaps that led to the lovebirds’ demise was a little comical.

Shop similar styles: Dark Monarch Costume ($41); Women’s Renaissance Costume ($44); Women’s Angel Costume (from $40)

70. Black and White Swans

Grab your tutus and your darkest eyeliner and prepare to dazzle.

Shop similar styles: Swan Lake Ballerina Costume ($47); Thigh-High Sheer Stockings ($12)

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