Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Movie review by Heather Boerner, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 4+

Heartwarming TV special is true to Seuss' classic book.

NR 1966 26 minutes

Parents say

age 4+

Based on 26 reviews

Kids say

age 3+

Based on 34 reviews

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age 2+

The fox is on here it will just show up and then go to the fox show on thanksgiving weekend so I will be home on the day and I can get you some food for you guys tomorrow and I will be home on the time if I get it on my phone or if I need it I’ll just go back and get the stuff done I don’t want it I just need it for a while and then I’ll be back to work if I need it I’ll just have it for me

age 4+

Warm, humorous and fun.

The original and by far the best Grinch movie, the Seuss-style animation is delightfully whimsical. The songs are brilliantly written and beautifully performed. As a kid , I loved these animated characters. Even the Grinch, mean as he tried to be, always struck me as more grumpy than evil. Karloff's narration is perfect. His warm, resonant bass voice expresses all of the humour and joy of Dr. Suess's playful poetry. It's my top choice for Christmas movies, along with Elf and A Christmas Story.

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