The Nightmare Before Christmas facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsThe Nightmare Before Christmas
|Directed by||Henry Selick|
|Produced by||Tim Burton
Denise Di Novi
|Music by||Danny Elfman|
|Editing by||Stan Webb|
Disney Digital 3-D:
Walt Disney Pictures
|Distributed by||Buena Vista Pictures|
|Release date(s)||October 29, 1993|
|Running time||76 minutes|
The Nightmare Before Christmas is a 1993 stop motion fantasy movie directed by Henry Selick and produced/co-written by Tim Burton. It tells the story of Jack Skellington, a skeleton from "Halloween Town" who opens a portal to "Christmas Town".This new town makes Jack realize he wants to do something different than Halloween every year. Jack tries Christmas out but soon realizes that Christmas may not be for him. Danny Elfman wrote the music to the movie and provided the singing voice of Jack, as well as other characters. Other voices in the movie include Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey, Ken Page and Glen Shadix.
- Chris Sarandon as Jack Skellington
- Danny Elfman as Jack Skellington (singing), Barrel, Clown with the Tearaway Face
- Catherine O'Hara as Sally and Shock
- William Hickey as Doctor Finkelstein
- Glenn Shadix as Mayor of Halloweentown
- Paul Reubens as Lock
- Ken Page as Oogie Boogie
- Ed Ivory as Santa Claus
Images for kids
Chris Sarandon, the voice of Jack Skellington.
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