Christmas 2023: The Nightmare Before Christmas

BBFC Ratingf-rated FilmChristmas 2023: The Nightmare Before Christmas

Showing: 16 December 2023 , 21 December 2023 until 22 December 2023

Show Times

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Sat 16 Dec 2023
Thu 21 Dec 2023
Fri 22 Dec 2023

GenreAnimation, Fantasy
Director(s)Henry Selick
Writer(s)Tim Burton, Michael McDowell, Caroline Thompson
Running Time1HR 17MINS
SeasonChristmas 2023
Closed Captioning Subtitles for the d/Deaf and hard of hearing on Sat 16 Dec at 1.30pm.

From the unique, gothic imagination of Tim Burton, The Nightmare Before Christmas is a playfully skewed take on the festive ghost story, now celebrating its 30th anniversary.

Bored with the same old scare-and-scream routine, Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, longs to spread the joy of Christmas. But his merry mission puts Santa in jeopardy and creates a nightmare for good little boys and girls everywhere! Can Christmas be saved?

First conceived as a children's book during the filmmaker's tenure in Disney's animation department in the ‘80s, the macabre magic of its fairytale setting was eventually realised through the distinctive qualities of stop-motion animation – becoming the first film of its kind to be released by a major studio.