How to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas online - and just in time for its 25th anniversary too!

How to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas online

If you’re wondering how to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas online for its 25th anniversary, then you’ve come to the right place. The Tim Burton classic turns 25 today (yes, really) and what better way to remember why it’s one of the most beloved horror (and Christmas) movies of all time than with a celebratory rewatch with your friends? All together now… This is Halloween, this is Halloween!

The best thing about streaming The Nightmare Before Christmas online today is that it couldn’t be better timing. Not only is it the movie’s 25th anniversary today, but it’s Halloween on Wednesday, and then, before you know it, we’re into the Christmas period! Anyone who’s seen the 1993 musical knows that it’s one of the few films, which spans both the Halloween and Christmas periods, so there’s really no excuse. 

If you want to buy The Nightmare Before Christmas on DVD, you can snap it up for $8.25 on Ebay in the US and just £3.99 from Disney in the UK, but if you’d like to watch it right now, read on and discover how to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas online.

How to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas online - US viewers

How to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas online

You can stream The Nightmare Before Christmas online via Hulu and Freeform as long as you have subscriptions to those services. Hulu is currently offering a deal where you can sign up to the streaming service for just $5.99 per month for a year before it goes up to $7.99 per month (as long as you don’t mind a few ads - the ad-less option is $11.99 per month), but you can get a free trial for a month, which will cover you watching The Nightmare Before Christmas more than once if you want! 

If you don’t have Hulu or Freeform, don’t worry, you can still watch The Nightmare Before Christmas online via Amazon US. Either rent it for $2.99 in SD, $3.99 in HD, or buy it for $9.99. You can also rent or buy The Nightmare Before Christmas from iTunes, YouTube, Fandango, Google Play, Vudu, or Microsoft for the same price if you’d rather go with one of those platforms for whatever reason. 

How to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas online - UK viewers

How to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas online

If you’re a Sky Cinema customer, good news! You can stream The Nightmare Before Christmas online right now via Sky Cinema. If you’re not, don’t worry, you can either sign up to a three month Sky Cinema pass for £20.68 or start your 14 day free trial now. 

Other options including renting The Nightmare Before Christmas for just 99p from Amazon UK (it’s £1.99 in HD), YouTube, and Google Play. The Nightmare Before Christmas is also available to rent or buy from Microsoft, Sky Store, CHILI, and Talk Talk TV, but given than the movie is slightly more expensive on these platforms, I’m not sure why you’d opt for those instead of the cheaper 99p options.

Fancy owning The Nightmare Before Christmas for all of time? It’s available to buy for £4.99 on Amazon UK, iTunes, Rakuten, and CHILI.

How to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas online - Indian viewers

How to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas online

If you're based in India, lucky you! The Nightmare Before Christmas is available to stream on Netflix, so as long as you have a subscription, you can login in and get watching right now. If you're not based in India, don't worry, you can still watch The Nightmare Before Christmas - you'll just have to use one of the best VPNs for Netflix to get access. 

We recommend ExpressVPN, which is usually pretty good and has 24/7 customer support if you run into problems. Just sign up and then set your region to somewhere in India and then head over to Netflix to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas online. 

Alternatively, if you don't have a Netflix subscription, you can use ExpressVPN to set your location to somewhere in the UK and get access to Amazon UK's mega cheap 99p deal. This way, if you're on holiday abroad and don't fancy waiting until you get back home to celebrate the anniversary, you can still stream The Nightmare Before Christmas online.

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