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Jack Skellington (voice of Chris Sarandon), king of Halloween Town, is tired of scaring up frights on his own holiday. What he wants is something with more warmth, so he decides to borrow a few ideas from the Jolly Old Elf. However, his attempts to imitate Christmas end up with a ghoulish touch, so his celebration plans are meet with a chilly reception.

MPAA Rating PG for some scary images.
Theatrical Release October 28, 1993
Director Tim Burton
Cast Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey
Run Time 76
1993 Walt Disney Home Entertainment

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