Christmas movies can often be a little on the saccharine sweet side. There’s nothing wrong with that; this is the season of candy canes and gingerbread after all. However, sometimes something a little ghoulish to scare the sugar down is just what Santa ordered. That’s where The Nightmare Before Christmas comes in. The timeless tale of Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King, and his search for something more than fright will simultaneously creep you out and touch your heart.
Whether you’re on the naughty or nice list this year, you can be secure in one thing: At least, you didn’t kidnap Santa and start a manhunt on Christmas Eve. Check out these classic quotes for your scariest Christmas yet.