How The Grinch Stole Christmas

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas”, also known as “The Grinch”, is a 2000 family-based, Christmas-themed, comedy film delivered by Universal and Imagine Entertainment and based on the 1957 children’s picture book written by Dr. Seuss of the same name. Directed by Ron Howard (who also directed “Splash”, “Rush”, and “The Dilemma”), “The Grinch” was the first full-length feature film adapted from the series of outstanding and beloved Dr. Seuss tales. Since the film was the first to be based off one of Seuss’s famous children's books, many additions had to be made to the storyline to make the film fit the era’s “standards” by bringing it up to feature-length, leaving the young and older audience intrigued, and most importantly keeping the legacy of Dr. Seuss's works intact. In addition, this included adding some vivid information about the…show more content…
The film leaves a dramatic and humorist appeal behind the film’s characters and aspects in a successful attempt to show a great sense of interesting excitement and comedy for both young and old. Starring Jim Carrey (“Liar Liar”) as the Grinch, Jeffrey Tambor (“The Hangover”) as Mayor Augustus Maywho, Christine Baranski (“Mamma Mia!”) as Martha May Whovier, Bill Irwin (“Rachel Getting Married”) as Lou Lou Who, Molly Shannon (“Bad Teacher”) as Betty Lou Who, and Taylor Momsen (“Gossip Girl”) as Cindy Lou Who, “The Grinch” was successfully took in. People of all ages enjoyed the film’s delivery as it filled their hearts and minds with joy, laughter, and good feelings. Due to its well-received ratings, the film spent four weeks as the number-one film in the United States following its debut with an end result of $345,141,403 worldwide. This allowed “The Grinch” to become the second highest-grossing holiday film of all time just behind the well-known film “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York”. It went on to win an Academy Award for Best Makeup and was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture in regards to Jim
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