The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas Movie Poster
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Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Tomatometer 95% Audience Score 91%

In theatres:
  • January 1, 2000 - October 27, 2000 (re-release)
Disney+: November 12, 2019
Running time: 1h 16m
Genre: Fantasy, Animation, Family

When the king of Halloween Town, Jack Skellington, gets bored of his job preparing for Halloween every year, he discovers Christmas Town and is inspired to take control of Christmas season for a change. Unfortunately his ghoulish subjects have difficulty getting the festive holiday quite right.

Meanwhile, Sally, a pretty maid who takes care of her creator, Dr. Finklestein, is trying to escape from her confines. She worries for Jack and foresees his plans will end in ruin.

Director: Henry Selick
Studio: Touchstone Pictures
Producer(s): Denise Di Novi, Kathleen Gavin, Tim Burton
Cast: Catherine O'Hara, Paul Reubens, Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, William Hickey, Glenn Shadix, Ken Page
Writer(s): Tim Burton (poem), Michael McDowell

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