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2011 Halloween Costume Ideas

October 21, 2011 2:00 PM

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Stumped on what to be for Halloween this year? Look no further than some of the interesting film and TV characters of 2011. Here are a few costume ideas inspired by your favorite stars.

No matter what Halloween party you attend, you’re sure to see one or all of these costumes below.

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Angry Birds

The most popular game of 2011 has made its way to the Halloween costume scene. With costumes for men, women and children of all ages, these also make a great group costume. I see some real life pig fights in your future!

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Game Of Thrones Halloween

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Game Of Thrones

The HBO drama, Game Of Thrones is based on the continuing battle for the Iron Throne. Houses, families and generations fight to protect their place. Game Of Thrones inspired costumes can be found at almost any Halloween pop-up shop. Check out these from Halloween Express.

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Captain America Halloween

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Captain America

Captain America leads the fight for freedom in the action-packed blockbuster starring Chris Evans as the ultimate weapon against evil. Who wouldn’t want to be the ultimate weapon against evil?

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Boardwalk Empire

HBO is getting some major love this Halloween. Aside from Game Of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, based on the prohibition era of Atlantic City, New York and Chicago, is also inspiring Halloween party-goers.

From gangsters to flappers, there’s no shortage of ideas to emulate your favorite characters from the boardwalk to a speakeasy.

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Walking Dead Zobie Halloween

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AMC’s The Walking Dead, captures the ongoing human drama following a zombie apocalypse. This widely popular show has fans and trick-or-treaters, stocking up on white make-up!

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Katy Perry

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Celebrity Favorites

Some celebrities can’t seem to stay out of the spotlight or your neighbors Halloween party. Pop stars like Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and Michael Jackson (the list goes on) are an endless source of costume inspiration.

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Have a Halloween costume idea to share?

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Happy Halloween!

Lauren Wulf
, CBS Local Chicago

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