The Nightmare Before Christmas poster


Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as Christmas approaches, Jack's rag-doll girlfriend,

MPAA Rating PG

Status Released

Release Date 1993-10-09

Runtime 76 minutes

Budget $24m

Revenue $76m


TMDB 7.8


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brian_draggoo shared a tip "A classic - one to watch every year at Halloween or Christmas (you choose!)"

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kayla_levin shared a tip "Perfect spooky szn movie and good for a family with young ones too!"

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zach_gallegos shared a tip "Christmas Movie or Halloween Movie?"

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gina_curtis shared a tip "This is one of my favorite movies. I watch it every year between Halloween and Christmas."

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amy_santi shared a tip "Tim Burton Is A True Artist Uf You Can't Memorize And Sing Line To Line This Is Halloween You Should Be Ashamed"

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inutrasha shared a tip "A classic stopmo film! Its whimsical and charming, and my favourite level in Kingdom Hearts."

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adrian_sparkman shared a tip "One of my top 10 of all time."

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emily_heisler shared a tip "Love this soundtrack"

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robert_wasson shared a tip "the best animated christmas movie"

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cherrelle_harris shared a tip "My favorite movie."

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kristina_duncan shared a tip "He's Jack the Pumpkin King!!!!"

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mindi_ratcliff shared a tip "I find myself going back to this movie over and over. I love it! It's just a classic for me. ♡"

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tricky_and_trendy shared a tip "This is my favorite claymation Tim Burton movie!"

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bethany_eaves shared a tip "Its very #musical and #comical I absolutely love it❤️"

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carisa_haber shared a tip "Halloween and Christmas my two favorites. In one!! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!"

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richele_pearson shared a tip "Amazing movie! I totally sing along too!"

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jude_gourdet shared a tip "This is Halloween, so cliche lol"

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kate_dulny shared a tip "You know a holiday movie is good when you can bop to the soundtrack 365 days a year"

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jadyn_montoya shared a tip "Jack"

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kimberley_nelson shared a tip "Excellent kids family Halloween movie that everyone in the family can enjoy! 😊"

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china_c shared a tip "I watched this for the first time last weekend and it definitely lived up to the years and years of hype"

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kyc_casper shared a tip "why cant i watch the full movie bru 😐?"

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ATL920 shared a tip "Probably when they kidnap sandy claws"

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krystel_holtz shared a tip "Classic and a must in my house! Perfect for any day of the year"

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rowena_lovegood shared a tip "Possibly one of the best Tim Burton movies. The songs are freaking awesome!!!"

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big_slick shared a tip "It’s a classic! What can I say!"

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alexandra_sage shared a tip "It's Christmas and Halloween all in one, who doesn't love those holidays?"

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k8_fish shared a tip "Genius. Conception, execution, direction. Genius."

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sarah_hunt_6348 shared a tip "My favorite"

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jennifer_collazo-mo shared a tip "My all time favorite for Halloween and Christmas! 🖤"

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kty shared a tip "i love this movie so much. very nostalgic and i’ve rewatched it hundreds of times! it’s amazing!"

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william_beals shared a tip "A great movie to get in the spooky spirit. The music is Danny Elfman’s magnum opus."

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manfred_white shared a tip "I love that movie."

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nicole_bell_2181 shared a tip "Sally &Jack"

pedro_landazuri shared a tip ""Bunny""

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destiny_m_2139 shared a tip "My favorite scene in this movie is when Jack discovers Christmas."

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nikita_iron shared a tip "♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡"

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sierra_spencer_5333 shared a tip "A bit overrated but still a classic joy ride through both Halloween and Christmas!"

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katie_edwards_6319 shared a tip "Its s perfect movei to watch in halloween and Christmas!!!"

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deleted_user_1618832722980 shared a tip "The fact that you learn every holiday is diffrent"

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mikrobeme shared a tip "One of the family favorites!"

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kellie_gustafson shared a tip "Seriously? Who DOESN'T love this movie?!"

daffy_duck shared a tip "Childhood favorite"

monica_gordon shared a tip "Not sure Id consider this a halloween or christmas but its a great movie! Classic must see!"

kirsten_leblanc_5662 shared a tip "A classic. I watch it every year and it never gets old."

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v_j_5925 shared a tip "Dark, halloween"

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marjorie_cairnes shared a tip "I love this movie so much i love jack and sally and zero"

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benita_martinez shared a tip "I love all the songs"

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scriptor_malum shared a tip "An artistic classic!"

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christin_spangler shared a tip "One of my all time favorites"

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heidi_brann shared a tip "One of my families favorite movies"

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kaelin_fink shared a tip "I love everything Tim Burton, so of course I love this movie!!!"

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laurel_posey shared a tip "Interesting, clever, weird mash-up of Halloween and Christmas, and it's a #musical too!"

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