Dr.Seuss-How the Grinch Stole Christmas Combo Pack

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Product Overview


Studio Universal Home Video
SKU 211904644
UPC 025192048852
UPC 14 00025192048852
Format Blu-Ray DVD
Release Date 8/14/2009
Rating Rating
Theatrical Release
Editors Note
Note Director Ron Howard casts comedian Jim Carrey in the title role in this live-action adaptation of the famous Christmas tale by Dr. Seuss, giving this rendition of HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS a delightfully manic spin. Carrey is virtually unrecognizable in his elaborate green makeup, but his anarchic comic touch is unmistakable. He manages to fully embody the grumpy title character, while still supplying his own comedic touches, and it is his performance that makes the film a treat for adults and children alike. The candy-colored set design for the town of Whoville and the jubilant score contribute to the overall feeling of innocuous fantasy that the Grinch disrupts with his dastardly deeds. The familiar story of the Grinch stealing every present in town on Christmas Eve has been expanded to incorporate flashbacks to the Grinch's childhood, which serve to explain his hostility toward the Whos. As Cindy Lou-Who, a little girl so sweet she sees goodness even in the Grinch, young Taylor Momsen strikes just the right note of adorable ingenuousness. Howard gets the performance the film needs from her, as her character makes the Grinch's eventual change of heart both believable and touching.
New York Times "...Mr. Carrey's ability to pentrate his character's disguise and get away with his usual mugging and clowning is technically no small accomplishment..." 11/17/2000 p.E20
Variety "...Fantastic....A hugely imaginative technical achievement....Carrey wears the costume well..." 01/01/2000 p.88
Box Office "...HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS still has heart....[Carrey gives] a maniacal performance..." 01/01/2001 p.66
Hollywood Reporter "...Thanks to makeup whiz Rick Baker's surprisingly flexible latex work, Carrey's patented rubbery expressions are allowed to come through unimpeded..." 11/17/2000 p.8
Ron Howard
Taylor Momsen
Christine Baranski
Jeffrey Tambor
Molly Shannon
Cast & Crew
Taylor Momsen - Star
Christine Baranski - Star
Clint Howard - Star
Verne Troyer - Star
Mindy Sterling - Star
Jeffrey Tambor - Star
Molly Shannon - Star
Bill Irwin - Star
Jim Carrey - Star
Mike Hill - Editor
James Horner - Composer
Donald Peterman - Director of Photography
Brian Grazer - Producer
Peter S. Seaman - Screenwriter
Rita Ryack - Costume Designer
Dr. Seuss - Source Writer
Michael Corenblith - Production Designer
Dan Hanley - Editor
Jeffrey Price - Screenwriter
Ron Howard - Director
Technical Info
UPC 00025192048852
Number of Discs 2
Running Time 105 minutes
No Longer Produced
Product Attributes
Video Format DVD / Blu-Ray
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