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Screen on the Green: The Nightmare Before Christmas Movie Screening at Discovery Green

Thursday, December 13, 2018 | 7:00 pm


The holiday-inspired, family-friendly free film series, Screen on the Green, continues with a free showing of Tim Burton’s macabre 1993 mashup of Halloween and Christmas, The Nightmare Before Christmas.

The stop-motion animated film follows the misadventures of Jack Skellington, Halloweentown’s beloved pumpkin king, who has become bored with the same annual routine of frightening people in the “real world.” When he accidentally stumbles on Christmastown, all bright colors and warm spirits, he gets a new lease on life.

Then he plots to bring Christmas under his control by kidnapping Santa Claus and taking over the role. But Jack soon discovers even the best-laid plans of mice and skeleton men can go seriously awry.

The movie is rated PG and lasts 76 minutes.

You can bring chairs and a blanket and find a spot on the hill, or lace up and skate while you listen to the flick. The movie is free if you don’t plan to skate.

Upcoming Screen on the Green Movie Screenings


Free to attend. Additional fees apply if you skate. Click here for more information.

Photo courtesy of Discovery Green

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Thursday, December 13, 2018
7:00 pm
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Discovery Green
1500 Mckinney Street
Houston, TX 77010 United States
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