"The Nightmare Before Christmas" quotes

The Nightmare Before Christmas poster
Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion.

Director: Henry Selick
Writer: Tim Burton, Michael McDowell, Caroline Thompson
Production: N/A
Year: 1993
MetaScore: 82/100
ImdbRating: 7.9
BoxOffice: $77,368,668
Released: 29 Oct 1993
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 6 wins & 17 nominations total

115 Clips

You can come out now if you promise to behave - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:14
You can come out now if you promise to behave
Are you a gamblin' man Sandy - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:05
Are you a gamblin' man Sandy
This has never happened before It's suspicious - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:07
This has never happened before It's suspicious
Attention Attention citizens - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:28
Attention Attention citizens
And I Jack the Pumpkin King - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:12
And I Jack the Pumpkin King
The King of Halloween - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:14
The King of Halloween
What a splendid idea This Christmas sounds fun - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:07
What a splendid idea This Christmas sounds fun
Release me fast or you will have to answer for this heinous act - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:06
Release me fast or you will have to answer for this heinous...
Kidnap Mr Sandy Claws - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:13
Kidnap Mr Sandy Claws
Good bye Jack - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:32
Good bye Jack
I say that we take a cannon Aim it at his door and then - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:16
I say that we take a cannon Aim it at his door and then
Eureka - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:08
Eureka
I wish my cohorts weren't so dumb I'm not the dumb one - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:06
I wish my cohorts weren't so dumb I'm not the dumb one
Hello Police - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:10
Hello Police
That's twice this month you've slipped deadly nightshade into my tea and run off - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:07
That's twice this month you've slipped deadly nightshade...
How dare you treat my friends so shamefully - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:07
How dare you treat my friends so shamefully
You know I think this Christmas thing is not as tricky as it seems - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:22
You know I think this Christmas thing is not as tricky as it...
Kidnap the Sandy Claws Beat him with a stick - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:09
Kidnap the Sandy Claws Beat him with a stick
I tromped through the pumpkin patch - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:05
I tromped through the pumpkin patch
I peeked behind the cyclops' eye - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:07
I peeked behind the cyclops' eye
Say it once say it twice Take a chance and roll the dice - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:08
Say it once say it twice Take a chance and roll the dice
You've poisoned me for the last time you wretched girl - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:08
You've poisoned me for the last time you wretched girl
I sense there's something in the wind - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:33
I sense there's something in the wind
No Zero Down boy - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:14
No Zero Down boy
You don't look like yourself Jack not at all - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:35
You don't look like yourself Jack not at all
And on a dark cold night under full moonlight - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:20
And on a dark cold night under full moonlight
Won't they be impressed I am a genius - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:14
Won't they be impressed I am a genius
What a joy to think of all we'll have in common - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:12
What a joy to think of all we'll have in common
I think he might be too big Ooh - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:12
I think he might be too big Ooh
What have I done - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:31
What have I done
Ashes to ashes and dust to dust - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:20
Ashes to ashes and dust to dust
The job I have for you is top secret - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:12
The job I have for you is top secret
The sound of rolling dice to me is music in the air - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:20
The sound of rolling dice to me is music in the air
I am the clown with a tear away face - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:08
I am the clown with a tear away face
Nice work Bone Daddy - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:05
Nice work Bone Daddy
Me on vacation On Christmas Eve - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:17
Me on vacation On Christmas Eve
Merry Christmas And what is your name - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:31
Merry Christmas And what is your name
Well well well What have we here - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:33
Well well well What have we here
Jack Jack We caught 'im We got 'im - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:35
Jack Jack We caught 'im We got 'im
Forgive me Mr Claws - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:29
Forgive me Mr Claws
What will become of my dear friend - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:33
What will become of my dear friend
And one more thing - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:14
And one more thing
I am the shadow on the moon at night - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:08
I am the shadow on the moon at night
'Twas a long time ago longer now than it seems - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:23
'Twas a long time ago longer now than it seems
There's children throwing snowballs instead of throwing heads - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:08
There's children throwing snowballs instead of throwing...
Haven't you heard of peace on earth and goodwill toward men - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:07
Haven't you heard of peace on earth and goodwill toward men
Jack please I'm only an elected official here - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:09
Jack please I'm only an elected official here
We've got to find Jack - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:08
We've got to find Jack
My dearest friend if you don't mind - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:37
My dearest friend if you don't mind
Just because I cannot see it Doesn't mean I can't believe it - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:06
Just because I cannot see it Doesn't mean I can't believe it
Are you a gambling man - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:17
Are you a gambling man
Just like we said - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:16
Just like we said
Jack has been blown to smithereens - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:19
Jack has been blown to smithereens
The worst tragedy of our time - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:23
The worst tragedy of our time
This has never happened before - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:12
This has never happened before
The  Pump kin King - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:25
The Pump kin King
Have grown so tired of the same old thing - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:21
Have grown so tired of the same old thing
Skeleton Jack is a pile of dust - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:31
Skeleton Jack is a pile of dust
This Christmas sounds fun - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:28
This Christmas sounds fun
You certainly do - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:31
You certainly do
Release me fast or you will have to answer for this heinous act - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:24
Release me fast or you will have to answer for this heinous...
Jack said we should work together - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:32
Jack said we should work together
You may come out now if you promise to behave - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:16
You may come out now if you promise to behave
My dearest Jack - The Nightmare Before Christmas 01:52
My dearest Jack
Christmas Town - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:14
Christmas Town
Aim it at his door - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:58
Aim it at his door
Christmas will be   OURS - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:18
Christmas will be OURS
I wish my cohorts weren't so dumb - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:22
I wish my cohorts weren't so dumb
Attacked by Christmas toys - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:20
Attacked by Christmas toys
How dare you treat my friend so shamefully - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:18
How dare you treat my friend so shamefully
I think this Christmas thing is not as tricky as it seems - The Nightmare Before Christmas 01:05
I think this Christmas thing is not as tricky as it seems
We pick up an oversized sock - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:36
We pick up an oversized sock
Kidnap the Sandy Claws - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:32
Kidnap the Sandy Claws
That's twice this month you've slipped deadly nightshade into my tea and run off - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:26
That's twice this month you've slipped deadly nightshade...
I need your help more than anyone's - The Nightmare Before Christmas 01:45
I need your help more than anyone's
But what does it mean - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:20
But what does it mean
An interesting reaction - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:08
An interesting reaction
Perhaps it's the head that I've found in the lake - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:20
Perhaps it's the head that I've found in the lake
The answer's right in front of me - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:22
The answer's right in front of me
You've poisoned me for the last time - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:21
You've poisoned me for the last time
I peeked behind the Cyclops' eye   I did - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:12
I peeked behind the Cyclops' eye I did
What a brilliant nose you have - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:22
What a brilliant nose you have
Now look what you've done - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:16
Now look what you've done
You don't look like yourself - The Nightmare Before Christmas 02:04
You don't look like yourself
But they said you were dead - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:21
But they said you were dead
Under full moonlight - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:32
Under full moonlight
What have I done - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:56
What have I done
I'm feeling weak   with hunger - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:29
I'm feeling weak with hunger
Won't they be impressed - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:32
Won't they be impressed
I had the most terrible vision - The Nightmare Before Christmas 01:42
I had the most terrible vision
I think he might be too big - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:14
I think he might be too big
The job I have for you is top secret - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:29
The job I have for you is top secret
And by God I really tasted something swell - The Nightmare Before Christmas 01:36
And by God I really tasted something swell
And frog's breath - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:59
And frog's breath
The sound of rolling dice to me is music in the air - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:46
The sound of rolling dice to me is music in the air
How horrible our Christmas will be - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:25
How horrible our Christmas will be
I can't believe my ears - The Nightmare Before Christmas 01:16
I can't believe my ears
To Oogie Boogie - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:20
To Oogie Boogie
Me on vacation - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:35
Me on vacation
That's all right - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:36
That's all right
Merry Christmas - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:35
Merry Christmas
What have we here - The Nightmare Before Christmas 01:01
What have we here
I can't believe my eyes - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:34
I can't believe my eyes
I must be dreaming - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:33
I must be dreaming
Bumpy  sleigh ride - The Nightmare Before Christmas 01:10
Bumpy sleigh ride
I hope there's still time - The Nightmare Before Christmas 01:11
I hope there's still time
I'm a master of fright - The Nightmare Before Christmas 01:17
I'm a master of fright
That's not Sandy Claws - The Nightmare Before Christmas 01:10
That's not Sandy Claws
And one more thing - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:16
And one more thing
What will become of my dear friend - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:53
What will become of my dear friend
I'm only an elected official here - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:24
I'm only an elected official here
Haven't you heard of peace on earth and goodwill toward men - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:20
Haven't you heard of peace on earth and goodwill toward men
We've got to find Jack - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:23
We've got to find Jack
If you don't mind - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:42
If you don't mind
Doesn't mean I can't believe it - The Nightmare Before Christmas 00:22
Doesn't mean I can't believe it

Cast

Jack Skellington - Singing Voice - Danny Elfman
Jack Skellington - Chris Sarandon
Evil Scientist - William Hickey
Mayor - Glenn Shadix
Oogie Boogie - Ken Page
Santa - Edward Ivory
Big Witch - Susan McBride
Corpse Kid - Debi Durst
Harlequin Demon - Greg Proops
Man Under Stairs - Kerry Katz
Mr. Hyde - Randy Crenshaw
Undersea Gal - Carmen Twillie
Wolfman - Glenn Walters
Additional Voices - Mia Brown
Additional Voices - L. Peter Callender
Additional Voices - Ann Fraser
Additional Voices - Jennifer Levey
Additional Voices - Jesse McClurg
Additional Voices - John Morris
Additional Voices - Robert Olague
Additional Voices - Bobbi Page
Additional Voices - Elena Praskin
Additional Voices - Trampas Warman
Additional Voices - Judi M. Durand
Additional Voices - Doris Hess
Additional Voices - Daamen J. Krall
Additional Voices - Christina MacGregor
Additional Voices - David McCharen
Additional Voices - Gary Raff
Additional Voice - David Randolph
Additional Voices - Gary Schwartz
Witches - Billie Hayes
Igor - Joe Ranft