2016's most popular Halloween costumes

And the most popular Halloween costumes of 2016 are? Google Trends has the answer. ("Suicide Squad" Photo: Warner Bros)

Halloween Costume Forecast: sprinkles of Joker and Harley Quinn costumes expected all night.

Google trends analysts tracked the 500 most-searched Halloween costumes and developed an interactive site, called Frightgeist, that maps the most-searched costumes in various regions.

Both locally and nationwide, Suicide Squad characters Joker and Harley Quinn top the list.

Superheroes, Pokemon, Star Wars, the election and Snapchat filters are other big choices, reports USA Today.

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The top-searched costumes according to Google Frightgeist are as follows:


  1. Harley Quinn
  2. The Joker
  3. Superhero
  4. Pirate
  5. Wonder Woman
  6. Witch
  7. Batman
  8. Star Wars
  9. Clown
  10. Dinosaur
  11. Mermaid
  12. Pikachu
  13. Zombie
  14. Minnie Mouse
  15. Deadpool


  1. Harley Quinn
  2. The Joker
  3. Clown
  4. Superhero
  5. Wonder Woman

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