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The Grinch [videorecording] / Illumination ; Universal Pictures presents ; produced by Chris Meledandri, Janet Healy ; screenplay by Michael LeSieur and Tommy Swerdlow ; directed by Scott Mosier, Yarrow Cheney.

Mosier, Scott, (film director). Cheney, Yarrow, (film director). Meledandri, Chris, (film producer). Healy, Janet, (film producer). LeSieur, Michael, (screenwriter). Swerdlow, Tommy, (screenwriter). Cumberbatch, Benedict, 1976- (voice actor). Jones, Rashida, (voice actor). Lansbury, Angela, 1925- (voice actor). Thompson, Kenan, (voice actor). Seely, Cameron, (voice actor). Williams, Pharrell, (voice actor). Hamilton, Ramone, (voice actor). Seuss, Dr. Based on (work): How the Grinch stole Christmas. (Added Author). Universal Pictures Corporation, (presenter). Illumination Entertainment, (production company). Universal Pictures (Firm), (presenter). Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher).

Available copies

  • 55 of 83 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Harnett County Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 83 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Coats Public Library J DVD F Gri 064 C (Text) 33633002084894 Juvenile Video Available -
Harnett County Main Library J DVD F Gri 072 K (Text) 33630005026708 Juvenile Video Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (1 hour, 26 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, 2019

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
Based upon the book "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" by Dr. Seuss.
Special features: 3 mini-movies; The making of the mini-movies; From green to screen; Who's who in Who-ville; My earliest Grinch memories; "You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch" lyric video; Songs from his little heart; Grinchy gadgets; Any who can draw: The Grinch, Max, Fred; Cindy-Lou's yule log and more.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Danny Elfman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Voices of: Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones, Angela Lansbury, Kenan Thompson, Cameron Seely, Pharrell Williams, Ramone Hamilton.
Summary, etc.:
A re-telling of the classic tale about a grumpy old creature living in a cave on Mt. Crumpet who can't stand to see his neighbors in Whoville enjoying themselves. Things are especially bad at Christmas, when the Whos kick their merriment into high gear with fantastic celebrations. This year, the Grinch decides to dress up like Santa Claus on Christmas Eve and steal all the Christmas gifts and decorations so the Whos can't enjoy the season. What he finds, however, is that Christmas in Whoville is much more than gifts and decorations, it's a time to celebrate love and friendship.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; for brief rude humor.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.39:1) presentation, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0.
Language Note:
In English, Spanish, or French; Spanish or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities (DVS).
Subject: Grinch (Fictitious character) > Juvenile films.
Generosity > Juvenile films.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Christmas films.
Children's films.
Comedy films.
Animated films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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