For their eighth fully animated feature, Illumination and Universal Pictures present The Grinch, based on Dr. Seuss' beloved holiday classic. The Grinch tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl's generous holiday spirit. Funny, heartwarming, and visually stunning, it's a universal story about the spirit of Christmas and the indomitable power of optimism. Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch lends his voice to the infamous Grinch, who lives a solitary life inside a cave on Mt. Crumpet with only his loyal dog, Max, for company. With a cave rigged with inventions and contraptions for his day-to-day needs, the Grinch only sees his neighbors in Whoville when he runs out of food. Each year at Christmas they disrupt his tranquil solitude with their increasingly bigger, brighter, and louder celebrations. When the Whos declare they are going to make Christmas three times bigger this year, the Grinch ...
Did You Know?
In Despicable Me 3
(2017), the oldest of Gru's girls, Margo, is seen wearing a T-shirt with this version of The Grinch on the front. Being as both are from Ilumination Entertainment, this was clearly a nod to the upcoming film. In the first Despicable Me
(2010) film, Margo had a Lorax shirt, teasing Illumination Entertainment's The Lorax
(2012), a fellow Dr. Seuss film. See more
[trying to sneak into Whoville; in a strained whisper
This is the loudest snow I've ever heard in my life!
A Minion makes a scary face, then is frightened off by the Illumination logo appearing. See more
Written and Performed by Pharrell Williams
Produced by Pharrell Williams See more