How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Release Date: November 17th, 2000

PG |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

On the outskirts of Whoville, there lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans on ruining the Christmas holiday for all of the citizens of the town.

Cast: Molly Shannon , Jeffrey Tambor , Jim Carrey , Christine Baranski , Clint Howard , Taylor Momsen

Director: Ron Howard

Genres: Comedy , Family , Fantasy

Production Co: Universal Pictures,Imagine Entertainment

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Jay CarrBoston Globe

    With Carrey hitting a career peak, this Grinch doesn't steal Christmas; it restores the season by helping energize us enough to make it through the whole thing.

  • 88
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    Deliriously inventive. show more

  • 75
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    Opulence almost interferes with the movie, weighing it down when it should seem lighter than air, surrounding the inarguably brilliant Carrey with too much frosting and frou-frou.

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