The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas quotes

46 total quotes (ID: 421)

Dr. Finkelstein
Jack Skellington
Oogie Boogie

Santa: [singing] Release me now, or you must face the dire consequences! / The children are expecting me, so please come to your senses...
Oogie: [singing] You're jokin'! You're jokin'! I can't believe my ears! / Would someone shut this fella up?! I'm drownin' in my tears! / He's funny! I'm laughing! You really are too much! / And now, with your permission, I'm going to do my stuff.
Santa: [fearfully] What are you going to do?
Oogie: I'm gonna do the best I can!

Jack: How did you get down here, Sally?
Sally: Uh, well, I was trying to...well, I wanted to...
Jack: To help me?
Sally: I couldn't let you just...
Jack: Sally, I can't believe I never realized that you...
[he is interrupted by a spotlight suddenly shining on them, held by the Mayor]

Jack: [singing] My dearest friend, if you don't mind, / I'd like to join you by your side, / Where we can gaze into the stars...
Jack and Sally: [singing in unison] And sit together / Now and forever. / For it is plain / As anyone can see / We're simply meant to be.

And they call him "Sandy Claws".

Jack, please, I'm only an elected official here, I can't make decisions by myself!

[Singing] What a splendid idea! This "Christmas" sounds fun. I fully endorse it — let's try it at once!

Terrible news, folks! The worst tragedy of our times! The King of Halloween has been blown to smithereens! Skeleton Jack is now a pile of dust!

I thought you liked frog's breath!

Mmmmm drink up!

ME on vacation?! On Christmas Eve?

[Singing] Release me now or you must face the dire consequences!

[Singing] Release me fast, or you will have to answer for this heinous act!

Bumpy sleigh ride, Jack? The next time you get the urge to take over someone else's holiday, I'd listen to her. [points to Sally] She's the only one who makes any sense in this insane asylum!

Frog's Breath? Nothing's more suspicious than Frog's Breath!!

You've poisoned me for the last time, you wretched girl!