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The Nightmare Before Christmas

1993-10-09 | Fantasy / Animation
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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, Sally, tries to foil his misguided plans.
Director: Henry Selick
Stars: Chris Sarandon, Danny Elfman

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The Nightmare Before Christmas FAQ

The runtime of The Nightmare Before Christmas is 76 minutes.
The director of The Nightmare Before Christmas is Henry Selick.
The Nightmare Before Christmas won 2014 20/20 Awards, 1994 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, 1994 Annie Awards, 1994 Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards, 1994 Kids' Choice Awards, USA.
The genre of The Nightmare Before Christmas is Fantasy,Animation,Family.
The release date of The Nightmare Before Christmas is October 09, 1993.
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, Sally, tries to foil his misguided plans..
The production budget of The Nightmare Before Christmas was 24,000,000 USD.
The casts of The Nightmare Before Christmas are Chris Sarandon starring as Jack Skellington (voice), Danny Elfman starring as Jack Skellington (singing) / Barrel / Clown with the Tear away Face (voice), Catherine O'Hara starring as Sally / Shock (voice), Ken Page starring as Oogie Boogie (voice), William Hickey starring as Dr. Finkelstein (voice), Glenn Shadix starring as Mayor (voice).
The full version of The Nightmare Before Christmas is provided by Disney Plus , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Vudu , Microsoft Store , DIRECTV , AMC on Demand
The revenue of The Nightmare Before Christmas was 75,634,409 USD.
On October 07, 2021, the IMDB rating of The Nightmare Before Christmas is 8.0/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 95/100, Metacritic rating is 82/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The certification of The Nightmare Before Christmas is PG.