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The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

PG
76 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion.
Writers
Tim Burton (story and characters) | Michael McDowell (adaptation) | Caroline Thompson (screenplay)
Producers
Tim Burton | Denise Di Novi (as Denise DiNovi) | Don Hahn (3D Version 2006)
Composer
Danny Elfman (original score by)
Cinematographer
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Budget
$ 18,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 191,232
Gross (USA)
$ 75,082,668
Gross (World)
$ 81,879,069
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Release date
Oct 29, 1993 (United States)

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36 cast members
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Danny Elfman
Jack Skellington - Singing Voice / Barrel / Clown with the Tear Away Face (voice) Jack Skellington - Singing Voice / Barrel / Clown with the Tear Away Face (voice)   See fewer
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Chris Sarandon
Jack Skellington (voice) Jack Skellington (voice)   See fewer
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Catherine O'Hara
Sally / Shock (voice) Sally / Shock (voice)   See fewer
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William Hickey
Evil Scientist (voice) Evil Scientist (voice)   See fewer
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Glenn Shadix
Mayor (voice) Mayor (voice)   See fewer
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Paul Reubens
Lock (voice) Lock (voice)   See fewer
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Ken Page
Oogie Boogie (voice) Oogie Boogie (voice)   See fewer
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Edward Ivory
Santa (voice) (as Ed Ivory) Santa (voice) (as Ed Ivory)   See fewer
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Susan McBride
Big Witch / WWD. (voice) Big Witch / WWD. (voice)   See fewer
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Debi Durst
Corpse Kid / Corpse Mom / Small Witch (voice) Corpse Kid / Corpse Mom / Small Witch (voice)   See fewer
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Greg Proops
Harlequin Demon / Devil / Sax Player (voice) (as Gregory Proops) Harlequin Demon / Devil / Sax Player (voice) (as Gregory Proops)   See fewer
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Kerry Katz
Man Under Stairs / Vampire / Corpse Dad (voice) Man Under Stairs / Vampire / Corpse Dad (voice)   See fewer
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Randy Crenshaw
Mr. Hyde / Behemoth / Vampire Corpse Dad (voice) Mr. Hyde / Behemoth / Vampire Corpse Dad (voice)   See fewer
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Sherwood Ball
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Carmen Twillie
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Glenn Walters
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Mia Brown
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L. Peter Callender
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Ann Fraser
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Jennifer Levey
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Jesse McClurg
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John Morris
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Robert Olague
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Bobbi Page
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Elena Praskin
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Trampas Warman
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Judi M. Durand
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Doris Hess
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Daamen J. Krall
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Christina MacGregor
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David McCharen
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Gary Raff
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David Randolph
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Gary Schwartz
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Billie Hayes
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Joe Ranft
Igor (voice) (uncredited) Igor (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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8 / 10 | 257,949 votes