The Nightmare Before Christmas
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The Mayor: Jack, I'm only an elected official here, I can't make decisions by myself!

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Dr. Finkelstein: That's twice this month you've slipped deadly nightshade into my tea and run off.
Sally: Three times.

Oogie Boogie: It's Oogie's turn to Boogie now!

Jack: Forgive me, Mr. Claws. I'm afraid I've made a terrible mess of your holiday.
Santa: Bumpy sleigh ride, Jack?! The next time you get the urge to take over someone else's holiday, I'd listen to HER. [Points to Sally.] She's the only one who makes any SENSE around this insane asylum! [Mutters to himself.] Skeletons, boogie-men...
Jack: I hope there's still time.
Santa: To save Christmas? Of course there is! I'm Santa Claus!

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

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Continuity mistake: When Jack is having his Santa joyride, the army is called in to shoot him down. There is one sweeping shot of the giant cannons rising and firing at him. If you look at the bottom of the screen, you can see two small soldiers as the guns are rising, but as they fire, the soldiers blink out of existence. (00:58:30)

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Trivia: At one point during the song "Jack's Lament", Jack pops up between two tombstones. The tombstone on the left is a figure from the painting "The Scream" [src], and the tombstone on the right is the horse from Picasso's "Guernica" [src].

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Question: At the beginning of the film, when some of the monsters introduce themselves, what does the clown say after he takes his face off?

Answer: "I am the clown with the tear-away face, here in a flash and gone without a trace."

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