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How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family, Fantasy  |  17 November 2000 (USA)
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Storyline

Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of munchkinlike people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty creature that hates Christmas, and plots to steal it away from the Whos which he equally abhors. Yet a small child, Cindy Lou Who, decides to try befriend the Grinch. Written by Filmfreak <webmaster@filmfreak.co.za>

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All Whos beware: He's mean and green! See more »

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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Rated PG for some crude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

17 November 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas  »

Box Office

Budget:

$123,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$55,082,330 (USA) (17 November 2000)

Gross:

ESP 710,576,961 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Trivia

Martha May Whovier, the rich and beautiful Who-lady, has the last name of "Whovier", which seems to be a play on the name "Bouvier". Jacqueline Bouvier was the symbol of beautiful and rich to many people, having married a Kennedy, become First Lady of the United States, and later married again to become Jackie Onassis. See more »

Goofs

When Cindy Lou is at the Grinch's home for first time, she knocks on the door but the sound is different. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: Inside a snowflake like the one on your sleeve, there happened a story you must see to believe.
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Green Christmas
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My personal opinion on the Grinch 2000
29 August 2014 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

The BEST movie ever! I don't understand why there are so many unhappy reviewers on this magnificent film. Ron Howard, if your reading this, please please make another one but you got to use Jim Carrey as the Grinch again, he was extraordinary. And to add the icing on the cake, what about an actual Whoville Village filled with actual running stores and candy shops at Universal Studios, YEAH!! (I'm not loosing it people, I'm actually a very intelligent person with a huge imagination). I feel Ron Howard brought this amazing animated all-time classic to life. My daughter LOVES this film (and she's a teenager). So everyone ignore the negative reviews and if you haven't watched it, its a must see and I hope you enjoy it as much as the rest of us Grinch-Lovers.

Way to go Opie/Richie!


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