The Nightmare Before Christmas
- 1h 16min
- Directed by: Henry Selick
- Written by: Tim Burton (story), Michael McDowell (adaptation), Caroline Thompson (screenplay)
- Cast: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey, Glenn Shadix, Ken Page
- UK release: 25 November 1994
- Website: culturenl.co.uk/cinema-the-nightmare-before-christmas-pg/
Jack Skellington, the skinny trickster king of Halloweentown, is restless with success and needs a new challenge, so he hatches a plot to kidnap Santa and creates a mixed-up Yuletide which isn't quite what the kids expected. Produced and based on a story and characters by Tim Burton.
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Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king of Halloween Town, is bored with doing the same thing every year for Halloween. One day he stumbles into Christmas Town, and is so taken with the idea of Christmas that he tries to get the resident bats, ghouls, and goblins of Halloween Town to help him put on Christmas instead of Halloween – but alas, they can't get it quite right.
Approximate Running Time – 1 hour 16 minutes.
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