Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas [WS] [DVD] [2000]

Ron Howard's How the Grinch Stole Christmas comes to DVD with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. Closed-captioned English soundtracks are rendered in both Dolby Digital 5.1 and DTS 5.1, while a French soundtrack has been recorded in Dolby Digital 5.1. The extensive supplemental materials include deleted scenes, outtakes, featurettes on the set design and the make-up, production notes, a theatrical trailer, and a music video for Faith Hill's "Where Are You Christmas?" No matter what one thinks of the film, How the Grinch Stole Christmas is given a fantastic DVD release from Universal.
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Special Features

  • Spotlight on location
  • Deleted scenes
  • Outtakes
  • Who school
  • Makeup application and design
  • Seussian set decoration
  • Visual Effects
  • Faith Hill's "Where Are You Christmas?" music video
  • Wholiday recipes
  • By the numbers
  • Theatrical trailer
  • The Grinch's special offer
  • Production notes
  • Cast and filmmakers
  • DVD-ROM features
  • Grinch game
  • DVS [descriptive video service]
  • Max's playhouse
  • Singalong songs "Where Are You Christmas?"; "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch"
  • Read-along "The Care and Feeding of a Grinch"
  • Dress the Grinch
  • Rhyme Time

Synopsis

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas
He's mean, he's green, and he's doesn't like the Yuletide season one bit -- Jim Carrey stars in this live-action adaptation of the classic children's story by Dr. Seuss (aka Theodore Geisel). High atop Mt. Crumpet, the Grinch (Carrey) observes the residents of Whoville joyously preparing to celebrate Christmas. The Grinch was born in Whoville years ago, but was shunned due to his scary appearance, and his unrequited love for Martha May Whovier has turned him bitter; the good cheer of the Whos has been a thorn in his side ever since. Finally the Grinch decides he's had enough of all this happiness, and with the wary aid of his dog Max, the Grinch conspires to steal Christmas from Whoville, making off with their presents, holiday decorations, Christmas trees, and everything else used to enjoy the holiday. Molly Shannon, Christine Baranski, Jeffrey Tambor, and Clint Howard play several of the citizens of Whoville, while Anthony Hopkins narrates (taking over from the late Boris Karloff, who memorably read Dr. Seuss' story in Chuck Jones' 1966 animated adaptation of the story). Ron Howard directs. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Jim Carrey
    Jim Carrey - The Grinch
  • Jeffrey Tambor
    Jeffrey Tambor - Mayor May Who
  • Christine Baranski
    Christine Baranski - Martha May Whovier
  • Bill Irwin
    Bill Irwin - Lou Lou Who
  • Molly Shannon
    Molly Shannon - Betty Lou Who

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