In a few days, it’s going to be Christmas, and the holiday season will be starting quite soon. Christmas movies are a must in the holiday season. And what can top all this happiness, the old animated Christmas movies. In this list of old movies to watch, one shouldn’t forget The Nightmare Before Christmas that was released in 1993.
Henry Selick directs the movie, and the movie is based on the poem that Tim Burton wrote. The movie had a theatrical release and was re-released in 2020, and it was a great success. If you wish to watch it but don’t know where and how to watch it, there’s no need to worry. Here is all the important information for the same.
What is The Nightmare Before Christmas Movie About?
The movie is about Jack, a skeletal figure who is the King of Halloween Town. People respect him and adore him, and every year they celebrate Halloween in the best way possible. However, he thought they should do something else this year since doing the same things repetitively doesn’t become exciting anymore. One day, when he wanders, he finds six trees that represent the holiday season.
He opens one of them and reaches the Christmas Town, and just like any other person, Jack too loved the idea of Christmas and wanted to do it in his own town. He goes back to his own people and explains to them the various things he saw and the things he wanted to do in his Halloween Town. However, things don’t go as planned, and many complications take place. Don’t want to give any spoilers, so that’s all for the movie summary.
Where to Watch The Nightmare Before Christmas Online this Christmas?
The movie is available for viewing on Disney Plus all over the United States. Viewers will need to have a subscription with the platform to view the movie. Video on demand sites like Amazon Prime, Google Play, Apple TV and YouTube TV are some ways to either rent or purchase the movie with a small cost. Apart from these, the movie isn’t streaming on bigger streaming giants.
Is The Night Before Christmas Worth Watching or Not?
The movie is worth watching as it has a very different concept from regular Christmas movies. It actually makes us understand the reality of Christmas rather than just the bling that it brings. It’s a complete package to watch with friends and family around, and it’s also received a good amount of positive reviews and high ratings. Even though the movie is very old, it’s quite a good watch for the holiday season.
Who is Involved in the Voicing of the Characters?
The character of Jack is voiced by Chris Sarandon, while Danny Elfman does his singing voice. Sally’s Character is voiced by Catherine O’Hara, the character of Oogie Boogie is voiced by Ken Page, the character of Doctor Finklestein is voiced by William Hickey, the character of Mayor of Halloween Town is voiced by Glenn Shadix, and Ed Ivory voices the character of Santa Claus.