How the Grinch Stole Christmas!


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Boris Karloff as Narrator / The Grinch
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183.61 MB
English 2.0
23.976 fps
12 hr 0 min
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395.52 MB
English 2.0
23.976 fps
12 hr 0 min
P/S 0 / 28

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by TheLittleSongbird10 / 10

I can see nothing wrong with How the Grinch Stole Christmas- for me it is a quintessential Christmas treat

One thing for certain, your entire Christmas is incomplete without this. Who cares if the ending is a tad predictable, all that matters is that it is a completely lovable short film, at only 26 minutes or so, and a quintessential Christmas treat. Along with the Rankin'/Bass Christmas specials I watch this every year with my family, and it never disappoints, in fact I love it even more than I did when I was a kid.

So what did make this gem so wonderful? Well the animation is a definite plus. While very simple, it is very colourful and heart warming. I don't care whether it was simple, I do think its simplicity added to its charm. Also the music is wonderful. The tunes are memorable, and I constantly find myself humming them. The story is the ultimate story of greed and bitterness and is very touching as well, and this film has been referenced in some Christmas films, Home Alone 2:Lost in New York immediately springs to mind. The characters are very lovable, the Grinch is very nasty without being too scary, Max the dog is adorable, and the citizens of Whooville represent everything we love about Christmas.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas is also very true to Dr Seuss's story, which is every bit as funny, exciting and charming. Out of the adaptations of Dr Seuss's work I have seen so far, this is the only one I'd deem so far as a masterpiece; the Jim Carrey version of this gem was good not not in the same league as this but Cat in the Hat with Mike Myers was a disgrace. But what made the cartoon work so well, other than the wonderful message, is the narration. Boris Karloff was perfect, this was the same person who provided the definitive portrayals of Frankenstein and the Mummy, yet you can't tell here. His rich voice dominates the cartoon, he has this melodious intonation as the narrator and he expertly made his Grinch mean enough without being too sinister for kids. All in all, see this gem, otherwise your Christmas is incomplete. 10/10 Bethany Cox

Reviewed by SnoopyStyle10 / 10

heart warming classic

The Grinch lives in a mountain cave. He hates Christmas and hates the Whos in Whoville celebrating. Who knows why but his heart is two sizes too small. He comes up with an awful idea to disguise himself as Santa Claus and his dog Max as a reindeer. Then he steal everything Christmas from the Whos in Whoville. He encounters Cindy Lou Who but he lies to the little child.

This is the perfect marriage of Chuck Jones' animation style with Dr. Seuss' wacky writing and illustrations. Both are originals in their own rights. Both are masters in their field. Add to that, there is the great voice work by Boris Karloff. It's got a great message and will make anybody's heart grow three sizes.

Reviewed by emasterslake8 / 10

Dr. Suess + Chuck Jones equals to a classic cartoon.

This has been a favorite Holiday cartoon since I was a kid.

Not only is it based off of a Dr. Suess book, the whole cartoon is done with Chuck Jones' Style.

Plus Boris Karloff is the voice of the grinch, and the Grinch song is sang by the guy who originally did Tony the Tiger.

The story involves this town of Whoville with citizens known as Whos. They love Christmas a lot. But the Grinch who lived high on a mountain top did not. He hates Christmas and the Whos so much he plans to steal it from the Whos. By dressing up as Santa Claus and rob every thing the Whos own.

Has the stuff you'd find in an average Chuck Jones cartoon. Including the style of the characters, Wille Coyoate like gizmos and Gadgets, and plenty of comedic elements.

The story to it is perfect. It's very memorable and enjoyable to see again and again.

It's highly recommend to Dr. Suess, Chuck Jones, Animation, and Holiday Fans.

It's a great Holiday Toon.

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