Tim Burton’s animated classic returns to the big screen this holiday season. The film follows the misadventures of Jack Skellington, Halloween town's beloved Pumpkin King, who has become bored with the annual routine of frightening people in his realm. When Jack accidentally stumbles upon Christmas town, with its bright colors and warm spirits, he gets a new lease on life –, he plots to bring Christmas under his control by kidnapping Santa Claus and taking over the role. But Jack soon discovers even the best-laid plans can go seriously awry when the residents of Halloween town disastrously misunderstand Jack’s intentions.
The Nightmare Before Christmas is a 1993 stop-motion musical dark fantasy film directed by Henry Selick and produced/co-written by Tim Burton. Danny Elfman wrote the film score and provided the singing voice of Jack. The remaining principal voice cast includes Chris Sarandon as Jack’s speaking voice and Catherine O'Hara as Sally.