Top 10 The Nightmare Before Christmas Movie Facts

Following is our collection of The Nightmare Before Christmas facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of The Nightmare Before Christmas film message.

When Sally sees Jack, her pupils actually dilate.

Sally sews and let's down the basket of goodies all from a spiders web.
Sally sews and let's down the basket of goodies all from a spiders web.

The Nightmare Before Christmas Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. The Wolfman's night cap looks just like one belonging to a granny, likely of the Red Hood variety

The Nightmare Before Christmas Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - Two of the children receiving presents from Sandy Claws are wearing Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck pyjamas. (Apologies for the potato quality)
    Two of the children receiving presents from Sandy Claws are wearing Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck pyjamas. (Apologies for the potato quality)
  • 1 - For the millionth time and realizing that the dog on Igor's favorite dog treats is Sparky from Frankenweenie (2012)
    For the millionth time and realizing that the dog on Igor's favorite dog treats is Sparky from Frankenweenie (2012)

The Nightmare Before Christmas Hidden Details

1 - When Jack knocks the angel off the roof, the Christmas lights form a noose around its neck and it even falls as if it's been hanged.
When Jack knocks the angel off the roof, the Christmas lights form a noose around its neck and it even falls as if it's been hanged.
1 - Jack Skellington calls Santa, Santa(Sandy) Claws and is surprised that he doesn't have claws when he first meets him. This is because after the song What's This? Jack looks and sees Santa Clauses shadow but his left hand looks like a claw.
Jack Skellington calls Santa, Santa(Sandy) Claws and is surprised that he doesn't have claws when he first meets him. This is because after the song What's This? Jack looks and sees Santa Clauses shadow but his left hand looks like a claw.
1 - Oogie Boogie rolls the dice to decide the fate of Santa. He rolls Snake Eyes, meaning Oogie loses. Oogie then cheats to roll an 11, and decides to proceed. Jack turns up and ruins Oogie's plan, resulting in Oogie's death, as predicted by the original dice roll.
Oogie Boogie rolls the dice to decide the fate of Santa. He rolls Snake Eyes, meaning Oogie loses. Oogie then cheats to roll an 11, and decides to proceed. Jack turns up and ruins Oogie's plan, resulting in Oogie's death, as predicted by the original dice roll.

During the "Making Christmas" number, the Cyclops ends up vanishing after a box comes in frame. Spooky!

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of The Nightmare Before Christmas. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.