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MPAA Rated PG for some crude humor
Certification

Sex & Nudity

  • After the Grinch gets launched he lands in between Martha's breasts and into her cleavage. While still in the same position he mumbles into her cleavage "Hello Martha"
  • At one point when a couple's baby arrive he says "Hey Honey, the baby's here. He looks like your boss."
  • When Martha blows out her Christmas light cannon after use, she does so seductively.
  • At one point in the movie while Martha is sleeping, her covers are partially pulled down revealing what she is sleeping in.
  • The Grinch appears naked in few scenes in the movie but nothing is showing.
  • At the beginning of the Town's Christmas Calibration The Grinch says "Don't Touch Me There" as the Citizens of Whoville are dressing him in a Christmas Sweater.
  • A husband and wife kiss.
  • A girl flirts with a boy and touches his face.
  • It's implied that a man dreaming about kissing a woman is actually kissing a dog's bottom.

Violence & Gore

  • The film very briefly hints at self harm with the Grinch saying "....I could hang myself with all of the bad neck ties....."
  • The Grinch grabs a man's jug of liquor, takes a sip, but instead of swallowing it, blows it across an open flame creating a flamethrower that burns down the town's Christmas tree.

Profanity

  • The Grinch at one point says "...There Well Be Hell To Pay...."
  • The Grinch holds a mistetoe over his backside and proclaims, "Pucker up and kiss it, Whoville!"

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • The Grinch uses liquor to burn down the town's Christmas tree.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The Grinch's appearance might be scary for younger viewers.
  • The Grinch's sleigh, which is loaded down with gifts and other items he stole from Whoville, as well as Cindy Lou, starts to slide toward the edge of a cliff and he attempts to stop it may be suspenseful for some viewers.
  • The Grinch is given a backstory which reveals that his disposition is the result of adolescent trauma which may be disturbing for some viewers.

Spoilers

The Parents Guide items below may give away important plot points.

Sex & Nudity

  • While the grinch is deciding what to wear, he pulls off a tablecloth and wears it like a skirt, Max barks and the grinch responds: "Its not a dress, its a kilt! Sicko" while ripping it off to show him wearing a garter.
  • Martha May Who appears to be a gender stereotype throughout this film, even as a child counterpart. She wears revealing clothing and acts and talks seductively. After she lands on the ground near the end, she holds her chest (as she shakes) and seductively mentions that her heart belongs to somebody else (the Grinch).

Violence & Gore

  • A Mini Car Explodes In the movie. Younger Children my find that a little frightening.
  • The way The Grinch Treats his Dog through out the movie could be upsetting to Animal Lovers and Young Children Alike Particular ones that love Animals.

Profanity

  • After the Grinch decided to return the presents, Cindy Lou asks if he's ok. He responds with "Are you kiddin? The sun is bright and the powder's bitchin'!"

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