Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville, wherein live the Whos, an almost-mutated sort of Munchkin-like people who all love Christmas. Just outside of their beloved town lives the Grinch (Jim Carrey), a nasty creature that hates Christmas and plans to steal it from the Whos, which he equally abhors. Little Cindy Lou Who (Taylor Momsen) decides to befriend the Grinch.Written by
Jim Carrey was one of the very few actors to play two Christmas hating characters, as he went on to play Scrooge in Disney's A Christmas Carol (2009). Like the Grinch, Scrooge repents and becomes the opposite of what he was for much of the movie. See more »
When the Grinch is distributing letters to the people of Who-ville, he clearly only has two letters in his hand but he throws about 10 others into people's mail boxes. See more »
Inside a snowflake like the one on your sleeve, there happened a story you must see to believe.
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The MPPA rating screen at the end reads "PG-13," but the movie is actually rated "PG." See more »
In the original theatrical release, the opening credits title is "The Grinch", and the Dr. Seuss credit is phrased as "Based on the Book 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' by Dr. Seuss". In the consumer-friendly home media releases, the opening credits title is "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas", and the Dr. Seuss credit is phrased as "Based on the Book by Dr. Seuss". See more »
I have just read the lead comment for this film that is on the front page with the voting results and cast run down.
Why is it that some people can not take a film for what it is supposed to be.
This film is supposed to be a light hearted, tonge in cheek, family comedy, things to make the kids laugh and things for the adults, and that is exactly what this film does.
I laughed my nuts off at this film, I thought Carey put in a great performance and the whole film (if watched at Christmas) really give you a bit of festive cheer
So to all of you film reviewers stop trying to sound like film students and knock every film because it is not "Taxi Driver" or "The Godfather" and take films for what they are supposed to be, entertainment!!
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