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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MoMoYo shared a tip "Sort of"

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

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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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regina1026 shared a tip "This is one of my favorite movies. I watch it every year between Halloween and Christmas."

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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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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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sunflowerbaby19 shared a tip "I loved the music, the romance, and the story so much. I watch it every christmas."

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ghostie_gal shared a tip "This is so good I’ll watch it even when it’s not fall 🍁🍁🍁"

jonathan_4800 shared a tip "Excellent, and shows Burton's vision modified through others to still be worthwhile and managed to tap into Elfman in transition"

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robert_wasson shared a tip "the best animated christmas movie"

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

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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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edna_alliett-haddock shared a tip "Jack and Sally are my all time favourite Disney characters. This movie feeds my love for Halloween."

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bwch13 shared a tip "yes."

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aryan_vanGrevenhof shared a tip "Love it!"

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

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

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_lillianblair_ shared a tip "love it"

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sofiareynoso shared a tip "the day people figure out what holiday this movie belongs with is the day humanity ends"

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shannon_hise shared a tip "Stop animation? Coralie. I actually like Coralie better than NBC. The Corpse Bride and The Box Trolls. All worth the watch."

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geeglikes shared a tip "THE Disney movie for Christmas and Halloween"

crystal_5209 shared a tip "Halloween classic. The songs are so catchy!"

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carolina_mcnamara shared a tip "I loved the claymation style and the plot line is perfect! 10/10 I watch this like 20,000 times every Halloween"

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

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eddwardo_chesterfie shared a tip "Perfect Thanksgiving movie"

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suzanne_kriesant shared a tip "All year round."

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callie_watford shared a tip "My childhood, this movie was the beginning of my love for all things spooky! "

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angela_clark-koisti shared a tip "It was a cute movie. And is good for watching two holidays"

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sam_ferris shared a tip "A classic for October or December-- this goofy, campy, spooky movie is a personal favorite of mine!"

rachel_g_5290 shared a tip "Love Tim Burton’s movies. This is not one of my favs but it’s still good"

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kerri_cleveland shared a tip "I love Jack and Sally!"

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fairy_sprinkles shared a tip "Spooky"

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renee_ruark_9802 shared a tip "Its Tim Burton. It's fabulous."

zoe_newman_9268 shared a tip "It was a great Halloween movie"

nkaime_singum shared a tip "It’s really good and the music is so beautiful"

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elizabeth_maughan shared a tip "One of my families favorites."

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priscilla_c_munoz shared a tip "Perfect movie for any time of the year, especially Halloween or Christmas! Tim Burton is amazing!!"

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jeanne_burno shared a tip "Classic"

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

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

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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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dorthy_andres shared a tip "Love this movie 💖. Any of my friends that have see my nightmare collection will vouch for that."

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sarah_hunt_6348 shared a tip "My favorite"

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

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nicole_bell_2181 shared a tip "Sally &Jack"

pedro_landazuri shared a tip ""Bunny""

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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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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?!"

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capncrunch11 shared a tip "Haven’t seen"

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capncrunch11 shared a tip "Not seen yet"

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capncrunch11 shared a tip "Haven’t seen"

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!"

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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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princess_beauty_7473 shared a tip "Also really love this movie"

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hally_wiseman shared a tip "You may say this is the bridge between Halloween and Christmas but I think this movie is year round good. 😉"

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kiah_s. shared a tip "deffo overhyped but a good movie nonetheless"

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mark_sibley shared a tip "Dec 13"

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carlina_fernicola shared a tip "Love Tim burton"

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