The Nightmare Before Christmas

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $50,408,318Details
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
94% - Certified Fresh
Audience
91% - Upright

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 13th, 1993 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Video Release: December 3rd, 1997 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG for some scary images.
Keywords: Halloween, Vampire, Monster, Werewolf, Kidnap, Christmas in November, Christmas, Mummy
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Musical
Production Method:Stop-Motion Animation
Creative Type:Fantasy

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/10/31 17 $33,982   72 $472   $50,408,318 2,576

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1993/10/22 3 $6,235,220   563 $11,075   $6,563,755 12
1993/10/29 1 $8,212,477 +32% 1,654 $4,965   $16,496,778 19
1993/11/05 1 $7,684,284 -6% 1,671 $4,599   $26,705,704 26
1993/11/12 4 $5,470,410 -29% 1,657 $3,301   $34,527,948 33
1993/11/19 6 $3,282,205 -40% 1,601 $2,050   $38,887,265 40
1993/11/26 8 $3,328,681 +1% 1,374 $2,423   $43,682,814 47
1993/12/03 8 $1,490,082 -55% 1,341 $1,111   $45,652,234 54
2000/10/27 29 $175,022   72 $2,431   $50,178,065 2,574
2000/11/03 45 $67,917 -61% 46 $1,476   $50,336,995 2,581
2000/11/10 106 $2,089 -97% 6 $348   $50,351,876 2,588
2000/11/17 145 $798 -62% 4 $200   $50,353,906 2,595
2000/11/24 135 $695 -13% 4 $174   $50,354,835 2,602
2000/12/01 118 $1,436 +107% 6 $239   $50,356,997 2,609
2000/12/08 69 $10,297 +617% 28 $368   $50,367,585 2,616
2000/12/15 101 $2,980 -71% 17 $175   $50,374,301 2,623
2000/12/22 67 $2,015 -32% 7 $288   $50,378,391 2,630
2000/12/29 85 $376 -81% 4 $94   $50,379,629 2,637
2008/11/07 46 $65,334   62 $1,054   $1,027,711 5,507
2008/11/14 49 $38,496 -41% 37 $1,040   $1,096,037 5,514

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/31/20084272,996 272,996$6,510,026$6,510,026561
9/7/20085129,810-52% 402,806$3,121,645$9,631,671562
9/14/20081165,899-49% 468,705$1,581,121$11,212,793563
9/21/20081559,192-10% 527,897$1,465,055$12,677,848564
9/28/20081940,525-32% 568,422$982,934$13,660,782565
10/5/2008953,390+32% 621,812$1,225,333$14,886,114566
10/12/2008862,813+18% 684,625$1,348,482$16,234,596567
10/19/20081055,436-12% 740,061$1,186,103$17,420,699568
10/26/20081249,944-10% 790,005$1,051,326$18,472,026569
11/2/20081063,154+26% 853,159$1,352,923$19,824,949570
11/9/20081946,183-27% 899,342$1,003,709$20,828,658571
11/16/20082549,507+7% 948,849$1,075,144$21,903,801572
11/23/20081867,322+36% 1,016,171$1,484,612$23,388,413573
12/7/200820129,268 1,172,569$2,809,743$26,796,139575
12/14/200821136,881+6% 1,309,450$2,889,106$29,685,246576
10/30/20111635,761 1,524,883$714,862$34,195,137726
10/28/20122525,632 1,578,576$412,744$35,149,500778
11/4/20122628,311+10% 1,606,887$457,698$35,607,198779
10/12/20141625,526 2,815,062$262,096$64,742,863880
10/19/20142312,025-53% 2,827,087$123,562$64,866,425881

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
10/18/2009147,732 7,732$154,568$154,568620
9/4/2011717,149 109,036$563,174$3,481,351718
10/30/20111911,846 131,367$468,278$4,364,102726
10/14/20121511,229 218,600$257,922$6,367,756776
10/28/20121611,793 235,996$271,708$6,768,555778
11/4/20121513,596+15% 249,592$312,024$7,080,579779

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Cast

Chris Sarandon    Jack Skellington
Catherine O'Hara    Sally, Shock
Paul Reubens    Lock

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Danny Elfman