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2017's Top Halloween Costumes, According to Google

New additions to the top 100 list this year include outfits from "Moana," "It" and "Stranger Things"



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    A cosplayer dressed as Wonder Woman attends the 2017 New York Comic Con on Oct. 8, 2017, in New York City.

    Step aside, Harley Quinn.

    This year's new queen of Halloween is none other than the shield-wielding Amazon princess, Wonder Woman, according to Google. 

    There have been more searches for Wonder Woman costumes than any other Halloween ensemble this October, according to the search engine's Frightgeist tool.

    The movie heroine's not alone, though. Google has rounded up search data to determine the most popular Halloween costumes across the country.

    Here's the top 10:

    1. Wonder Woman
    Changes are high you’ll see at least a few versions of this warrior princess walking the streets this Halloween. Wonder Woman dethroned last year’s favorite, Harley Quinn of “Suicide Squad.” Wonder Woman costumes were most searched in Parkersburg, West Virginia; Bozeman, Montana, and Abilene, Texas.

    2. Harley Quinn
    Although she was bumped to second place, the supervillain played by Margot Robbie in the 2016 film "Suicide Squad" is a still a top costume choice this year.

    3. Clown
    Always a classic, this year might see an extra boost in clown costumes thanks to the remake of horror film "It."

    The costumes rounding out the top 10 range from the classic witch and zombie to animals like rabbits and mice.

    4. Unicorn
    5. Rabbit
    6. Witch
    7. Mouse
    8. Pirate
    9. Zombie
    10. Dinosaur

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    The list goes on to include the top 100 costumes nationwide. Movie characters make up one-fifth of searches, followed by animals at 12 percent and comic book characters at 11 percent.

    New additions to the top 100 list this year include emoji, Thing 1 of Dr. Seuss' "Cat in the Hat," and outfits from "Moana," "It" and "Stranger Things."

    Not all costumes will be popular forever. These are the costumes that saw the biggest drop in rankings since last year:

    1. Maleficent
    2. Knight
    3. Frankenstein
    4. Evil Queen
    5. Snow White

    Google also lets you search the most popular costumes in your area with a map tool. The top costume this year in Casper, Wyoming, for example, is an elephant, while people in Anchorage, Alaska, are looking for physician costumes.

    If you’re still figuring out what you want to be for Halloween, the costume wizard tool can suggest an outfit for you based on your desired levels of spookiness, trendiness and uniqueness.

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