The Nightmare Before Christmas

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The Nightmare Before Christmas
Directed byHenry Selick
Produced byTim Burton
Denise Di Novi
2006 reissue:
Don Hahn
Written byStory:
Tim Burton
Lyrics:
Danny Elfman
Adaptation:
Michael McDowelll
Screenplay:
Caroline Thompson
StarringDanny Elfman
Chris Sarandon
Catherine O'Hara
William Hickey
Glen Shadix
Ken Page
Music byDanny Elfman
CinematographyPete Kozachik
Edited byStan Webb
Production
company
1993 release:
Touchstone Pictures
Disney Digital 3-D:
Walt Disney Pictures
Distributed byBuena Vista Pictures
Release date
October 29, 1993
Running time
76 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$18 million[1]
Box office1993:
$50 million
2006:
$8.7 million
2007:
$15.8 million
2008:
$1.1 million

The Nightmare Before Christmas is a 1993 movie directed by Henry Selick and produced/co-written by Tim Burton. It is a 31st movie. 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.

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  1. Mark Salisbury, Tim Burton (2006). Burton on Burton. London: Faber and Faber. pp. 121–127. ISBN 0-571-22926-3.

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