World Of Christmas
'The Nightmare Before Christmas' is an animated movie, released in 1993. Check out the script/story of 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

The Nightmare Before Christmas

'The Nightmare Before Christmas' is an animated musical film, directed by Henry Selick. Based on the drawings and a poem by Tim Burton, the movie first came out in the year 1993. A 3-D version of the film was re-released by Walt Disney Pictures on October 20, 2006. The story of 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' revolves around the inhabitants of Halloween Town, who decide to take over Christmas. Read on to further to explore the script of 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

The movie is based in the Halloween Town, an alternate world where the annual holiday of Halloween is celebrated. Jack Skellington is the Pumpkin King, who is loved and respected by the town's people. However, he grows tired of Halloween and one day, discovers a circle of trees in the woods, which he has never before seen. These trees represent the connection with the other holiday-themed worlds. Jack is attracted to the tree that has a door in the shape of a Christmas tree. When Jack opens the door, he is sucked into the filled with snow, lights, and happiness, the real world of Christmas, and is mesmerized by everything he sees.

After returning to his Halloween Town, Jack arranges a town meeting and tries to explain Christmas to his people. However, they fail to understand the festival. While conducting experiments to comprehend the meaning of Christmas, Jack realizes that believing is what the festival is all about. He then plans to take over the Christmas holiday. Sally is a rag doll, who is in love with Jack. She makes an attempt to warn Jack about the consequences of his plan, but in vain. Jack assigns each person with some task related to the taking over of Christmas, like sewing a Santa Claus outfit for Jack, making presents, etc.

He even engages the trio of Shock, Lock, and Barrel to "Kidnap the Sandy Claws (Santa Claus)". They succeed in the task and take the Santa Claus to their master, Oogie Boogie. On Christmas Eve, Jack leaves to share Halloween town's toys with the whole world. However, the citizens of the other world do not like the idea of Halloween-themed toys on Christmas. The military is called to deal with Jack, the Santa Claus impostor, who is then shot out of the sky and goes unconscious. At the same time, Sally attempts to rescue Santa Claus from Oogie Boogie and in the process, gets herself captured.

Since the real Santa Claus goes missing, the citizens of the real world decide to cancel the Christmas. After regaining consciousness, Jack gets to know of this and realizes his foolishness. He then decides to save Christmas and returns to Halloween Town to save Santa Claus. Jack manages to rescue Sally and Santa Claus and kill Oogie Boogie. Santa then restores peace to the real world. Jack returns to his people and vows to make the next Halloween their best ever. In the end, Jack realizes that he is in love with Sally and admits his feelings. The end of the movie has both of them realizing that they are "meant to be".