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Home video releases of The Nightmare Before Christmas.

US releases

VHS

Cover Released Notes
510VC795MQL
September 30, 1994

Standard Release

The Nightmare Before Christmas (2000 VHS) Better Image
October 3, 2000

"Special Edition" ReleaseBonus Features:

  • Vincent
  • Frankenweenie
  • "The Making of Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas"
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
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"Widescreen Special Edition" ReleaseBonus Features:

  • Vincent
  • Frankenweenie
  • "The Making of Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas"
  • Original Theatrical Trailer

Laserdisc

Cover Released Notes
2236AS-front
December 1, 1994

Standard Release

2774CS-front
December 14, 1994

"Deluxe Edition" ReleaseBonus Features:

  • Audio Commentary by Henry Selick and Pete Kozachik (Only Extra on Sides 1-3)




Side 4

  • "The Making of Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas"
  • Vincent




Side 5

  • Character Walking Tests
  • Deleted Storyboard Sequences Never Animated
    • Behemoth Singing
    • Oogie Boogie with Dancing Bugs
    • Alternate Identity of Oogie Boogie
  • Deleted Scenes
    • Jack's Scientific Experiments
    • Vampire Hockey Players
    • Lock, Shock and Barrel
    • Oogie Boogie Shadow Dance
  • Zero Optical and In-Camera Test
  • Teaser Trailer
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Still Frame Archive
    • Early Concept Drawings by Tim Burton
    • Additional Concept Drawings
    • Reindeer Training Camp Storyboards
    • Christmas Town House Developmental
    • Planting Christmas Trees Storyboards
    • Christmas Town Bakery Developmental
    • Sled and Snowmobile Developmental
    • Christmas Town Carousel Developmental
    • Christmas Town Interiors and Exteriors
    • Making Christmas Original Art
    • Evil Scientist's Lab Original Art
    • Town Hall Original Art
    • Behind-The-Scenes Production Photos
    • Poster Art
  • Early Pencil Tests by Henry Selick
  • Short Films and MTV Bumpers by Henry Selick
  • Slow Bob in the Lower Dimensions
  • Closing Remarks by Henry Selick




Side 6

TheNightmareBeforeChristmas1-front
September 17, 1997

Standard Release

DVD

Cover Released Notes
NightmarebeforechristmaDVDs
December 2, 1997

Standard ReleaseBonus Features:

  • Video Release Trailer
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October 3, 2000

"Special Edition" ReleaseBonus Features:

  • Audio Commentary by Henry Selick and Pete Kozachik
  • "The Making of Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas"
  • Storyboard to Film Comparison: The Town Meeting
  • Deleted Storyboards (with Introductions by Henry Selick)
    • Behemoth Singing
    • Oogie Boogie with Dancing Bugs
    • Alternate Identity of Oogie Boogie
  • Deleted Animations (with Introductions by Henry Selick)
    • Jack's Scientific Experiments
    • Vampire Hockey Players
    • Lock, Shock and Barrel
    • Oogie Boogie Shadow Dance
  • The Worlds of The Nightmare Before Christmas
    • Halloween Town
    • Christmas Town
      • Santa Claus Character Designs
      • Santa's Helper's Character Designs
      • Concept Art
    • The Real World
      • Character Designs
      • Concept Art
  • Posters and Trailers
    • Poster
    • Teaser Trailer
    • Theatrical Trailer
  • Tim Burton's Early Films
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August 26, 2008

"Collector's Edition" ReleaseBonus Features:
Disc One




Disc Two

  • Frankenweenie
  • Vincent
  • Deleted Scenes (with Introductions by Henry Selick)
    • Deleted Storyboards
      • Behemoth Singing
      • Oogie Boogie with Dancing Bugs
      • Alternate Identity of Oogie Boogie
    • Deleted Animations
      • Jack's Scientific Experiments
      • Vampire Hockey Players
      • Lock, Shock and Barrel
      • Oogie Boogie Shadow Dance
  • The Worlds of The Nightmare Before Christmas
    • Halloween Town
    • Christmas Town
      • Santa Claus Character Designs
      • Santa's Helper's Character Designs
      • Concept Art
    • The Real World
      • Character Designs
      • Concept Art
    • Storyboard to Film Comparison: The Town Meeting
  • Posters and Trailers
    • Poster
    • Teaser Trailer
    • Theatrical Trailer
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"Collector's Edition Gift Set" ReleaseIncludes same discs as above. Comes in a Jack bust.

Nightmare before christmas dvd 2018
July 31, 2018

"25th Anniversary Edition" ReleaseIncludes same disc as above

Blu-ray

Cover Released Notes
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August 26, 2008

"Collector's Edition" ReleaseBonus Features:

  • Introduction by Tim Burton* Audio Commentary by Tim Burton, Henry Selick and Danny Elfman* Backstage Disney
  • Deleted Scenes (with Introductions by Henry Selick)
    • Deleted Storyboards
      • Behemoth Singing
      • Oogie Boogie with Dancing Bugs
      • Alternate Identity of Oogie Boogie
    • Deleted Animations
      • Jack's Scientific Experiments
      • Vampire Hockey Players
      • Lock, Shock and Barrel
      • Oogie Boogie Shadow Dance
  • The Worlds of The Nightmare Before Christmas
    • Halloween Town
    • Christmas Town
      • Santa Claus Character Designs
      • Santa's Helper's Character Designs
      • Concept Art
    • The Real World
      • Character Designs
      • Concept Art
    • Storyboard to Film Comparison: The Town Meeting
  • Posters and Trailers
    • Poster
    • Teaser Trailer
    • Theatrical Trailer
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September 28, 2010

Standard Release Includes same discs as above

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August 30, 2011

Blu-ray 3D Release Includes same discs as above

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September 10, 2013

"20th Anniversary Edition" Release Includes same discs as above

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"20th Anniversary Blu-ray 3D Edition" Standard Release Includes same discs as above

Nightmare before christmas sing along edition blu ray
September 4, 2018

"Sing-Along Edition" Release

International releases

UK

VHS

Cover Released Notes
TheNightmareBeforeChristmas-1-
November 9, 1995

DVD

Cover Released Notes
TimBurtonTheNightmareBeforeChristmas2008DVD October 6, 2008

Blu-ray

Cover Released Notes
TheNightmareBeforeChristmasBlu-rayUK October 6, 2008

Australia

VHS

Cover Released Notes
The Nightmare Before Christmas 1995 AUS VHS November 9, 1995

DVD

Cover Released Notes
The Nightmare Before Christmas 2002 AUS DVD November 13, 2002
The Nightmare Before Christmas 2008 AUS DVD October 22, 2008

Blu-ray

Cover Released Notes
The Nightmare Before Christmas 2008 AUS Blu-Ray November 5, 2008


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Locations
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