The Nightmare Before Christmas
The Nightmare Before Christmas
A ghoulish tale with wicked humor & stunning animation.
Directed By Henry Selick
Screenplay By Caroline Thompson, Michael McDowell
Cast Chris Sarandon, Glenn Shadix, Catherine O'Hara, Ken Page
Produced By Tim Burton, Denise Di Novi
Film Editing By Stan Webb
Cinematography By Pete Kozachik
Music By Danny Elfman

Touchstone Pictures, Walt Disney Pictures, Skellington Productions


United States



Release Date

October 29, 1993


76 Minutes

Rating PG
Distributed By

Buena Vista Pictures

Budget $18,000,000
Gross $75,082,668


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  • Chris Sarandon as Jack Skellington
  • Catherine O'Hara as Sally
  • William Hickey as Doctor Finklestein
  • Glenn Shadix as Mayor of Halloween Town
  • Ken Page as Oogie Boogie
  • Ed Ivory as Santa Claus
  • Paul Reubens as Lock
  • Danny Elfman as Jack Skellington, Barrel, Clown with the Tear Away Face
  • Greg Proops as Harlequin Demon, Devil, Sax Player
  • Randy Crenshaw as Mr. Hyde, Behemoth, Vampire Corpse Dad
  • Susan McBride as Big Witch



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