Dr. Seuss' The Grinch

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Pratfall-heavy take on holiday tale is fun, mostly gentle.

PG 2018 90 minutes

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 72 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 46 reviews

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age 3+
You know your child best! My 3 year old watches the Grinch from start to finish and it keeps his attention. He doesn't get phased easily, but if you have a child who scares easily then yeah I wouldn't let them watch it. In my opinion it's not scary, but some young children might be phased by it. I've always loved the Grinch movie it's a must watch in my house at Christmas 🎄
age 18+


I’m not sure why there are so many positive reviews by parents for a movie that almost every other scene has some subliminal sexual message. Like animals “mating in the woods”, and the grinch twerking and smacking his butt, and then the little boy naked with a cookie covering his private parts. No child should watch this.

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