Nightmare Before Christmas Trivia Questions


If you’ve ever seen and enjoyed Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, you may be interested in learning a bit more about the movie.   Here are some trivia questions for The Nightmare Before Christmas.

beware1.Who is in love with Jack?
Sally.   They are a great couple.

2.Whose voice is behind Oogie Boogie?
Ken Page, who later played Deuteronomy in “Cats.”   Oogie Boogie is the evil guy in The Nightmare Before Christmas, who loves to gamble.

3.Which holiday icon did the trick-or-treaters bring back to Halloween Town first?
The Easter Bunny.

4.What did Dr. Finkelstien do when Sally kept sneaking out?
Created a girlfriend who would listen to him.

5.When Jack is blown out of the sky after impersonating Santa, he lands in a cemetery.   What kind of celestial being-memorial item does he land on?
An angel

6.Who’s the main character in the move?
Jack.

7.Whose voice is behind Jack?
Danny Elfman.

 


8.What was the name of the doctor who made Sally?
Dr. Finklestein.

9.Jack sings this line in what song: “And for the first time since I don’t remember when, I felt just like my old boney self again.”
Poor Jack.   At this point, Jack is wallowing in self pity, after being blown to pieces.   He feels bad that he has ruined Christmas and all he really wants to do is make the children happy.   He soon realizes that the children’s screams is actually  what makes him happy.   He no longer feels the need to  steal Christmas, so he returns to Halloween Town to save Sally and Santa Claus.

10.Why did Dr. Finklestein create Sally?
So he could have some company

11.What kind of animation was used for this film?
Stop motion.   The Nightmare Before Christmas was the first film to use stop motion for the entire film.   It was followed by “Corpse Bride” in 2005.   This is a process where the characters are posed, then a photo is taken, then the characters are posed again, and another photo is taken, etc.   This is a very time consuming process.

12.What number of the dice does Oogie Boogie roll each time?
2

13.What type of flower does Sally continually give the doctor so she can escape to explore Halloween Town?
Deadly Night Shade.

12.Which body parts does Sally remove to save Santa Claus from Oogie Boogie?
Her hands and one leg.

13.Where does Sally keep the needle that she uses to sew her body parts back together?
Behind her ear.

14.What song is this line from: “The smells of cakes and pies are absolutely everywhere”
What’s This.   This song happens during the scene where Jack has fallen into Christmas Town.   He is singing about the wonder and beauty of it all, since he has never seen anything like it.   He longs to be a part of it, so he  soon returns to Halloween Town loaded with presents and an idea brewing in his mind to make Christmas his own holiday.

15.In which song is this line sung: “My dearest friend, if you don’t mind, I’d like to join you by your side”
Finale

16.Which character sings this line: “I sense there’s something in the wind”
Sally.   This is Sally’s solo, right after Jack has gone off to ruin Christmas.   She knows there’s something wrong, but no one will listen to her.   She thinks that she may have seen the last of Jack, and somehow believes his behavior to be her fault.   No one actually realizes that it is a very bad idea to try to take over Christmas.