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How the Grinch Stole Christmas Reviews

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December 13, 2015
It's such a wonderful combination of talents and rich enthusiasm for the source material, that it's tough to not like it.
December 18, 2010
Heartwarming TV special true to Seuss' classic.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
April 3, 2009
| Original Score: 4/5
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August 31, 2008
This lusty, garishly colored, good-hearted cartoon was a wonderful, awful idea.
March 10, 2008
I've always thought Boris Karloff's last great role was as the snarling, malevolent voice of the Grinch in this 1966 television cartoon.
March 8, 2008
Classic Christmas animated tale, a perennial on TV.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
December 30, 2006
Chuck Jones's wonderful 1966 television special remains a model of economy, taking Dr. Suess's simple tale and perfectly stretching it out to 26 minutes.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
December 1, 2006
Forget director Ron Howard's ill-conceived, live-action version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. The only cinematic take the story needed was released as an animated television special in 1966.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
September 20, 2006
It's the kind of weirdly clever, yet innocent and kid-friendly, product that forces me to use this tired cliché -- they just don't make 'em like this any more
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 9, 2006
A seasonal classic.
June 26, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
April 9, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
January 16, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
September 27, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
June 20, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
May 14, 2003
I love Rankin-Bass, sure, but give me this any and every Christmas.
| Original Score: 5/5
December 24, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
November 25, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
July 26, 2002
Christmas isn't Christmas without the Grinch.
| Original Score: 5/5
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