Love Quotes From Nightmare Before Christmas

Love Quotes From Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas is a wonderfully weird stop-motion film that has become a cult classic. Although the story follows the misadventures of Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, as he tries to take over Christmas, the movie also explores themes of loneliness, belonging, and love. Underneath the ghoulish imagery and creepy characters, there are some surprisingly tender and romantic quotes about love.

Love Quotes From Nightmare Before Christmas

“My dearest friend, if you don’t mind I’d like to join you by your side. Where we can gaze into the stars.”

– Jack Skellington
My dearest friend, if you don't mind I'd like to join you by your side. Where we can gaze into the stars.

This quote from “Jack’s Lament” expresses Jack’s longing for a companion to share his experiences and curiosities with. He wishes to find someone who understands him.

“My heart burns there too.”

– Sally

When Sally hears Jack say he feels like he doesn’t belong in Halloween Town, she empathizes deeply. This simple line reveals her hidden romantic feelings for Jack.

“You’re jokin’, you’re jokin’! I can’t believe my eyes! You’re joking me, you gotta be, this can’t be the right guy!”

– Sally
Love Quotes From Nightmare Before Christmas

In “Sally’s Song,” she sings about the shock of seeing Jack walk by and the joy of being noticed by someone as special as him. Sally is incredulous that Jack could possibly love someone like her.

“Tonight my love, you meet a man who loves you with all his heart and soul.” –

The Corpse Father

As he gives Sally away to Jack, the Corpse Father acknowledges the depth of Jack and Sally’s feelings for each other.

“If only one day of the year, things could be different.”

– Jack
If only one day of the year, things could be different.

While lamenting feeling out of place in Halloween Town, Jack reveals his loneliness and desire for something more. This makes his connection to Sally even more meaningful.

“My dearest Jack, oh how I’ve missed you so much.”

– Sally

After Jack’s Christmas fiasco, a relieved Sally embraces Jack, showing how much she cares for him despite everything.

The Nightmare Before Christmas beautifully mixes together creepy and cute. But behind the moving skeletons and living nightmares are relatable longings for love, belonging, and understanding. These quotes capture the tender side of the film’s freaky characters.

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