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‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ 25th Anniversary Edition Arrives on Blu-ray Sept. 2

New edition of the cult classic treats viewers to stunning stop-motion animation, memorable music, edgy extras and for the first time—a full sing-along!

Everyone Hail to the Pumpkin King! Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, the stop-motion animated musical-fantasy following Pumpkin King Jack Skellington’s misguided mission to make Yuletide his own, was hailed as a macabre masterpiece when it debuted in 1993 and holds a 95 percent critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Twenty-five years later, fans can relive the merry misadventure -- and sing along in brand-new sing-along mode -- with the 25th Anniversary Edition of The Nightmare Before Christmas. Viewers can get their spook on instantly via Digital, Movies Anywhere and on Blu-ray September 2.

The new edition audiences to experience The Nightmare Before Christmas two different ways: the original, full-length film, in which the holidays collide with chaotic and comical consequences, and all-new sing-along mode, which includes pop-up lyrics to 11 unforgettable songs like “What’s This” and “This Is Halloween.” The Multi-Screen Edition of The Nightmare Before Christmas includes a Blu-ray and Digital Code giving viewers the flexibility to watch the film on different devices.

In The Nightmare Before Christmas, Jack Skellington (singing voice of Danny Elfman and speaking voice of Chris Sarandon), Halloweentown’s beloved Pumpkin King, is bored with the same old annual scare-and-scream routine and longs to spread the joy of Christmas. But his newfound obsession puts Santa in jeopardy and creates a nightmare for good little boys and girls everywhere. Jack is surrounded by a creepy and captivating cast of characters, including Sally (Catherine O’Hara), a resourceful rag doll that has trouble fitting in, like her good friend Jack; mad scientist Dr. Finklestein (William Hickey); the two-faced Mayor of Halloweentown (Glenn Shadix); Oogie Boogie (Ken Page), a rambling, gambling bag of bugs; and Lock (Paul Reubens), one in a trio of trick-or-treating troublemakers.

Bonus Features include the all-new singalong, as well as six making-of featurettes delving into the music, storyboards, art direction, puppets, animation, and more! There’s also a selection of deleted storyboards and sequences, along with the early, uncut version of Frankenweenie, a tour of Jack’s Haunted Mansion, film trailers, Tim Burton’s Original Poem Narrated by Christopher Lee and set over illustrations based on Tim Burton’s art, and a Storyboard-to-Film Comparison. Blu-ray exclusives include Tim Burton’s Early Film Vincent, narrated by Vincent Price himself, and promotion posters from the film’s release.

Source: The Walt Disney Studios