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How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Directed by Ron Howard
Produced by Ron Howard
Brian Grazer
Written by Dr. Seuss (book)
Starring Jim Carrey
Taylor Momsen
Jeffrey Tambor
Christine Baranski
Bill Irwin
Molly Shannon
Clint Howard
Music by James Horner
Cinematography Donald Peterman
Editing by Dan Hanley
Mike Hill
Distributed by Imagine Entertainment
Release date(s) November 17, 2000
Running time 101 min.
Country United States
Language English
Budget $123 million
Money made $345,141,403

How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a 2000 comedy-drama Christmas movie that was produced by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer and was directed by Ron Howard. How the Grinch Stole Christmas is based on the 1957 Dr. Seuss book, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! and the 1966 TV Christmas special.

Release Dates

Country Premiere
 United States 17 November 2000
 Switzerland 23 November 2000 (German speaking region)
 Germany 23 November 2000
 Argentina 30 November 2000
 Australia 30 November 2000
Malaysia Malaysia 30 November 2000
 Netherlands 30 November 2000
 Denmark 1 December 2000
 Spain 1 December 2000
 Finland 1 December 2000
 United Kingdom 1 December 2000
Republic of Ireland Ireland 1 December 2000
 Israel 1 December 2000
 Norway 1 December 2000
 Poland 1 December 2000
 Portugal 1 December 2000
 Sweden 1 December 2000
 Croatia 2 December 2000
 France 6 December 2000
 Czech Republic 7 December 2000
 Hungary 7 December 2000
 Italy 7 December 2000
 Peru 7 December 2000
 Brazil 8 December 2000
 Iceland 8 December 2000
 New Zealand 14 December 2000
 Estonia 15 December 2000
 Japan 16 December 2000
 South Korea 16 December 2000
 Taiwan 16 December 2000
 Hong Kong 21 December 2000
 Russia 21 December 2000
 Slovenia 21 December 2000
 Egypt 27 December 2000
 Kuwait 27 December 2000
 Turkey 26 January 2001

Cast

  • Jim Carrey as the Grinch
  • Taylor Momsen as Cindy Lou Who
  • Kelley as Max the Dog and Frank Welker as his voice
  • Jeffrey Tambor as Mayor Augustus May Who
  • Christine Baranski as Martha May Whovier
  • Bill Irwin as Lou Lou Who
  • Molly Shannon as Betty Lou Who
  • Clint Howard as Whobris
  • Mindy Sterling as Clarnella
  • Jeremy Howard as Drew Lou Who
  • T. J. Thyne as Stu Lou Who
  • Jim Meskimen as Officer Wholihan
  • Josh Ryan Evans as the Grinch (8 years old)
  • Ben Bookbinder as Augustus May Who (8 years old)
  • Landry Allbright as Martha May Whovier (8 years old)
  • Reid Kirchenbauer as an Whobris (8 years old)
  • Deep Roy as a Post Office Clerk
  • Anthony Hopkins as the Narrator

Soundtrack

  1. Green Christmas by Barenaked Ladies
  2. Christmas, Why Can't I Find You by Taylor Momsen
  3. Better Do it Right by Smash Mouth
  4. Christmas of Love by Little Isidore and the Inquisitors
  5. Who-bilation by Chores
  6. Christmas Dreaming by I Found God
  7. Grinch 2000 by Jim Carrey & Busta Rhymes

Ratings

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