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29 Awesome Halloween Costume Ideas for Tall Guys

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Being tall is a blessing on Halloween. You’ve got a ton of awesome costume ideas to choose from that only tall guys can rock. 

Use your height for good and show off the best costume among all your friends. We’ve already helped you get started with these 29 perfect Halloween costume ideas for tall guys. Take a look!

3 Of Our Favorite Halloween Costume Ideas for Tall Guys

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Halloween Costume Ideas for Tall Guys 

The Slender Man Costume Idea

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This Halloween, dress up like the meme we all know and love. Tall guys are meant to be the Slender Man! 

Where’s Waldo? Halloween Costume Idea

 

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You can’t go wrong dressing up as Waldo on Halloween. It’s a fun costume for tall guys to really stand out…or not!

Gumby Halloween Costume Idea

 

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We love this Gumby Halloween costume for tall guys because it’s simple and noteworthy. One bodysuit makes for an easy time getting ready. 

Space Jam Monstars Costume Idea

The 5 Monstars from the movie Space Jam, wearing their basketball jerseys and shorts.

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Gather up your best guy friends and play ball! These Space Jam characters are excellent group costume ideas for any team of tall guys (and one short!). 

Jack Skellington Halloween Costume Idea

 

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This is a fantastic scary Halloween costume for tall guys. Don’t be afraid of skeleton makeup to complete this creepy Jack Skellington look. 

Inflatable Tube Man Costume Idea

 

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This one is ideal for really tall guys. Walk into the party as an inflatable tube man, and you’ll have the whole room laughing. 

Sulley from Monsters, Inc. Costume Idea

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On Halloween, be the terrifying monster who is a giant teddy bear at heart. If you have a short friend to go as Mike Wazowski, this Monsters, Inc. idea will be a hit! Instead of purchasing a big Sulley suit, you can use a plain blue t-shirt and DIY with these purple circle adhesives. 

Thor Halloween Costume Idea

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If you’re a tall blond guy, you’re already halfway there with this epic Avengers costume. But don’t worry, we’ve found a wig on Amazon for aspiring long-haired blonds. 

Green Giant Costume Idea

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Any green outfit with some fake leaves attached can turn into a supreme costume idea for tall guys. If you’re already a giant, you might as well be a green one!

Giraffe Mask Halloween Costume Idea

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A giraffe costume is fit for any tall guy who loves animals. Plus, all you need is a face covering and animal ears, and you’ve got yourself a Halloween costume. 

Gandalf the Grey from Lord of the Rings Costume Idea

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Guide your party crew to the ultimate Halloween adventure! Dress up like Gandalf the Grey and get ready for your journey. 

The Hulk Costume Idea

 

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Grow into the gargantuan green Hulk on Halloween. Tall guys are naturally fit for this Marvel hero gear!

The Silver Surfer Costume Idea

 

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Knock  ’em dead this year with a Silver Surfer costume that will show off some skin. This one is for our real Marvel fans. 

Thanos Halloween Costume Idea

A life-size figure of Thanos wearing his gauntlet and armor.

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Can you tell that we are obsessed with Marvel? We can’t help it, especially with our costume list for tall guys. Take on the power of the universe and dress up as Thanos!

Hodor from Game of Thrones Costume Idea

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This Halloween costume is for our guys who would rather avoid any unnecessary conversation. All you gotta say is, “HODOR!”

Shaquille O’Neal Costume Idea

Shaquille O’Neal wearing a suit while holding a framed jersey with his name and number.

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Instead of sporting a Lakers jersey, recreate this iconic photo of Shaquille O’Neal. Use some purple and yellow felt to create a fake jersey in a small frame. Put on a fresh suit, and you’re ready to go out!

The Rock Costume Idea

The Rock in his wrestling wear and tattoos at a wrestling arena.

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In this corner…coming in at 265 pounds…it’s YOU dressed up as The Rock this Halloween. Take control and get your fight on!

LeBron James Costume Idea

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We can’t add all the basketball legends onto this list, but we NEED to add the one and only Lebron James. No matter where you land in the MJ versus Lebron debate, you can still appreciate this legend. 

Albus Dumbledore Halloween Costume Idea

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Share the life and lies of Albus Dumbledore this fall. Any Harry Potter movie is our go-to Halloween film, and it’s certainly best suited for a very tall man!

Jeff Goldblum Costume Idea

Jeff Goldblum wearing his black horn-rimmed glasses and brown suede jacket.

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If you grow up to be as cool as Jeff Goldblum, you’ve officially succeeded at life. Dress up like him on Halloween!

The Iron Giant Halloween Costume Idea

A scene from the movie The Iron Giant, with the gigantic metallic robot holding the young boy named Hogarth Hughes.

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Pair a robot costume and use an action figure or doll to show your size as the Iron Giant. Everyone can use a little nostalgia on Halloween!

Chewbacca from Star Wars Halloween Costume Idea

Chewbacca from Star Wars, holding his weapon and poised for action.

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Whether you’re an original trilogy-obsessed fan or a Star Wars newcomer, everyone loves Chewy. Any tall guy will do well with this Halloween costume. 

André the Giant Halloween Costume Idea

André the Giant in his wrestling singlet, holding his championship belt and waving to the crowd.

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Relive WrestleMania with this badass André the Giant costume on Halloween. It’s exactly what you need to show off your super strength and super length. 

Hagrid from Harry Potter Costume Idea

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Hagrid is our favorite giant! On Halloween this year, you can embody one of the most loving characters in Harry Potter…just be careful not to use a wand. We don’t want any drunken magical mistakes. 

Cartoon Network’s Johnny Bravo Costume Idea

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Turn up the charm and pump up those muscles! This Johnny Bravo Halloween costume is great for tall guys with a strong ego. 

Goofy Halloween Costume Idea

A man in a Goofy costume, wearing an orange long-sleeved shirt with green top hat and long black ears.

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Get goofy this year! Halloween is all about fun, and what better way to celebrate dressing up than to be Goofy himself?

Gerald from Hey Arnold! Costume Idea

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Gerald Martin Johanssen has the tallest hair of the Hey Arnold cast. Try out this Halloween costume with a stencil kit, spray paint, and a red long-sleeved shirt. 

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Halloween Costume Idea

Will Smith as The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, wearing his neon-colored striped shirt with matching sideways-worn baseball cap.

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Flip Halloween upside down! Embody the coolest teenager in Bel-Air this year with Will Smith’s classic neon outfit. 

Snoop Dogg Costume Idea

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There is no better way to spend Halloween night than sippin’ on gin and juice…laid back. Channel Snoop Dogg with this easy costume!

Have you found the one yet? Now that you’ve picked out the best costume for a man of your stature, it’s time to get to partying. Happy Halloween!

Written by The Metamorphosis

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