The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas quotes

46 total quotes (ID: 421)

Dr. Finkelstein
Jack Skellington
Oogie Boogie

Mayor: [cheerfully] How horrible our Christmas will be!
Jack: No, how JOLLY!
Mayor: Ohhh... [depressed] How jolly our Christmas will be...

Sally: I had the most terrible vision.
Jack: That's splendid!
Sally: No - it was about your Christmas. There was smoke, and fire...
Jack: That's not MY Christmas! MY Christmas is filled with laughter, and joy... and this: my Sandy Claws outfit. I want you to make it.
Sally: Jack, please listen to me. It's going to be a disaster!
Jack: How could it be? Just follow the pattern! This part's red, the trim is white...
Sally: It's a mistake, Jack!
Jack: Now, don't be modest. Who else is clever enough to make my Sandy Claws outfit?

Santa: Haven't you heard of peace on Earth, and goodwill toward men?
Lock, Shock, Barrel: NO!

Shock: [pushing Santa down the pipe] I think he might be too big!
Lock: No he's not. If he can fit down a chimney, he can fit down here.

Kid: Santa?
Jack: Merry Christmas! And what is your name?
Kid: I... um...
Jack: That's all right. I have a present for you anyway. There you go, sonny!
[Jack slips out up the chimney, cackling as he goes]
Mother: And what did Santa bring you, Honey?
[The kid shows his parents his present—a shrunken head.]
Mother, Father Aaaaaahhhhhh!

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, 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!