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.
Friday, November 9, 2018 (Nationwide)
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Plot: What's the story about?
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 Who-ville 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 realizes there is only one way for him to gain some peace and quiet: he must steal Christmas. To do so, he decides he will pose as Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, even going so far as to trap a lackadaisical misfit reindeer to pull his sleigh.
Meanwhile, down in Who-ville, Cindy-Lou Who—a young girl overflowing with holiday cheer—plots with her gang of friends to trap Santa Claus as he makes his Christmas Eve rounds so that she can thank him for help for her overworked single mother. As Christmas approaches, however, her good-natured scheme threatens to collide with the Grinch’s more nefarious one. Will Cindy-Lou achieve her goal of finally meeting Santa Claus? Will the Grinch succeed in silencing the Whos’ holiday cheer once and for all?
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Who stars in Dr. Seuss' The Grinch: Cast List
Benedict Cumberbatch ... The Grinch (voice)
"Spider-Man: No Way Home" , "The Mauritanian"
Angela Lansbury ... The Mayor of Whoville (voice)
"Mr. Popper's Penguins" , "Mary Poppins Returns"
Rashida Jones ... (voice)
"Spies in Disguise" , "I Love You, Man"
Kenan Thompson ... (voice)
"Clifford the Big Red Dog" , "Trolls World Tour"
Pharrell Williams ... Narrator(voice)
Who's making Dr. Seuss' The Grinch: Crew List
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Production: What we know about Dr. Seuss' The Grinch?
- Sources say the plan is to stay faithful to the book.
- An animated remake of Dr. Seuss' Christmas classic.
- July 2018: The film was in Completed status.
- April 2018: The film was in Post-Production status.
- April 2016: The film was in Production status.
- January 2014: The film was in Development status.
- February 2013: The film was in Announced status.
While no release date has been set and a writer is now being sought, insiders say this will be the next Dr. Seuss adaptation Illumination to bow in theaters.
Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Release Date: When was the film released?
Dr. Seuss' The Grinch was released in 2018 on Friday, November 9, 2018 (Nationwide release). There were 13 other movies released on the same date, including The Girl in the Spider's Web: A New Dragon Tattoo Story, Overlord and River Runs Red. 2D/3D
When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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