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Comedy Cinema At Christmas – This Week – How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Welcome to the sister article to Comedy Clicks! Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best comedy films that the world of cinema can offer! All this month we will be looking at Christmas films, today is How The Grinch Stole Christmas


About the Film

Summary of Plot

On the outskirts of Whoville lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans to ruin Christmas for all of the citizens of the town. iMDB

Year Of Release

2000

Running Time

1 Hour 44 Minutes

Director

Ron Howard

Tagline

Inside a snowflake, like the one on your sleeve, there happened a story you must see to believe.

Box Office Opening Weekend

$55,082,330


Trailer


Starring

Jim Carrey – Grinch
Taylor Momsen – Cindy Lou Who
Kelley – Max
Christine Baranski – Martha May Whovier
Bill Irwin – Lou Lou Who
Molly Shannon – Betty Lou Who


Song From the OST


Trivia

  • The scene where the Grinch is directing his dog, Max, before stealing Christmas, is Jim Carrey making fun of producer and director Ron Howard, imitating his style of directing. Howard found the scene hilarious and decided to include it in this movie.
  • The line “6:30 p.m. Dinner with me. I can’t cancel that again.” was improvised by Jim Carrey.
  • Jim Carrey’s Grinch suit is covered in yak hair, which was dyed green and sewn onto a spandex suit.
  • No movie, other than this, has featured so many characters in heavy make-up and costumes since The Wizard of Oz (1939).
  • op-selling movie ticket of 2000, fifty million sold.
  • As of filming, this movie had the largest set at Universal.
  • The Grinch (Jim Carrey) is the only character who breaks the fourth wall in this movie. He actively tries to avoid speaking in rhyme and even interacts with the narrator (Sir Anthony Hopkins).

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