Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas


1h 45m 2000

Brief Synopsis

The curmudgeonly recluse Grinch, who hates Christmas, becomes annoyed with the out-of-control Christmas festivities in Whoville, the town lying below his cave dwelling on Mt. Crumpit. But after the Grinch conspires to deprive the Who's of their favorite holiday by sneaking into town on Christmas eve

Film Details

Also Known As
Grinch, Grinch Who Stole Christmas, The, Grinchen - Julen är stulen, Le Grinch
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2000
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Synopsis

The curmudgeonly recluse Grinch, who hates Christmas, becomes annoyed with the out-of-control Christmas festivities in Whoville, the town lying below his cave dwelling on Mt. Crumpit. But after the Grinch conspires to deprive the Who's of their favorite holiday by sneaking into town on Christmas eve to steal everything associated with the holiday, he learns that the spirit of Christmas goes much deeper than tinsel and toys.

Crew

Donovan A. Scott

Visual Effects

Kevin Abercrombie

Stunt Player

Umberto Accardi

Other

Todd Adelman

Medic

Laura Albert

Stunt Player

James Alden

Grip

Joseph Alfuso

Original Music

Richard Alonzo

Art Department

Danny Andersen

Grip

Lance Anderson

Makeup Artist

Mike Anderson

Key Grip

Riccardo Anderson

Production Assistant

Brian Andrew-tunstall

Hair Stylist

Beth Andrus

Accountant

Bernd Angerer

Animator

Audie Aragon

Dolly Grip

Javier Arrieta

Set Costumer

Karen Asano-myers

Hair Stylist

Jane Aull

Makeup Artist

Rick Baker

Makeup

Rick Baker

Puppeteer

Terry Baliel

Hair Stylist

William Ballard

Transportation Captain

Pat Banta

Stunt Player

Clayton Barber

Stunt Player

Scott Barnes

Other

Jason Barnett

Art Department

Brian Barnhart

Special Effects

Renzo Bartolotta

Other

Chris Bateman

Other

James Battersby

3-D Artist

Ron Batzdorff

Photography

Brian Begun

Visual Effects

Harold Bell

Electrician

Laurent Ben-mimoun

Matte Painter

Michael Benefield

Special Effects

David Beneke

Other

Susana Bentsen

2-D Artist

Tricia Bercsi

Set Costumer

Andrew Berentis

Production

Alec Berg

Screenplay (Uncredited)

Alec Berg

Other

Lee Berger

Executive Producer

Dave Bergmann

Production Assistant

Dan Berkowitz

Production Assistant

Andy Berman

Rotoscope Animator

Andrew Bernstein

Assistant Director

Nancy Bernstein

Visual Effects

Steven Jesse Bernstein

Original Music

Sonia Bhalla

Assistant Director

Kate Biscoe

Makeup Artist

Duncan Blackman

3-D Artist

Allen Blaisdell

3-D Artist

John Blake

Makeup Artist

Roland Blancaflor

Art Department

Tim Blaney

Puppeteer

Fred Blau

Makeup Artist

Matt Boatright-simon

Editing

Dotan Bonen

Other

Rick Boomhower

Grip

Bob Bornstein

Music

Merideth Boswell

Set Decorator

Kevin Bouchez

Visual Effects

Dawn Bowery

Other

Larry Boyd

On-Set Dresser

Corey C. Bronson

Costumes

Dan Bronson

Costume Supervisor

Judy Brown

Other

Randy Brown

Visual Effects

Katarino Bueno

Grip

Suzanne Buirgy

Production Manager

Culley Bunker

2-D Artist

Eva Burkley

Assistant

Shannan Burkley

Visual Effects

Barney Burman

Makeup Artist

Trisha Burton

Production Assistant

Ronnie Bushaw

Matte Painter

Domingo A. Bustamante

Production Assistant

Michael Buster

Dialect Coach

Shelley Butler

Art Department

Jason Butters

Other

Everett Byrom

Special Effects

Connie Cadwell

Hair

Eliot Cail-sirota

3-D Artist

Carolyn Calvert

Assistant Editor

Bob Camp

Storyboard Artist

Greg Camp

Song

Jodi Campanaro

Visual Effects

Mae Canaga

Costumes

Marilee Canaga

Costumes

Brian Cantwell

3-D Artist

Frisco Canyon

Stunt Player

Mariah Carey

Song

Jim Carrey

Song Performer

Jerry Casillas

Props

Jeanette Castillo

Song

Tony Catagnola

Other

Martin Charles

Graphic Designer

Michael Chavez

Camera Operator

Rick Chertoff

Song

Tim Christensen

Special Effects

Chris Ciampa

2-D Artist

Tom Clancy

Effects Coordinator

Richard Cody

Craft Service

David Cohen

Models

Kriste Collins

Song Performer

Rafael Colon

Visual Effects

Ally Conley

Visual Effects

Audrey A Conrad

Accounting Assistant

Michael A. Contreraz

Production

Leslie Coogan

Accounting Assistant

Don E Cooke

Other

Marnie Cooper

Dialogue Coach

Michael Corenblith

Production Designer

Cydney Cornell

Hair Stylist

Ed Cornell

Other

Brian Corpus

Other

Bill Corso

Makeup Artist

Filippo Costanzo

Visual Effects

Martin Costello

Animator

John Michael Courte

3-D Artist

Betsy Cox

Visual Effects

Carl Crandall

Other

Don Crawford

2-D Artist

Robert Cribbett

Visual Effects

Kevin Cross

Set Designer

Cameron Croughwell

Stunt Player

Charlie Croughwell

Stunt Coordinator

Joshua Lee Croughwell

Stunt Player

Bill Cueto

Electrician

Anna Culp

Assistant

James D'damery

Accounting Assistant

Michael Dahlen

Stunt Player

Caroline Dahllof

2-D Artist

Wade Daily

Makeup Artist

Kevin Dandridge

Production Assistant

Brian C Davis

3-D Artist

Richard Davison

Art Department

Sandy De Crescent

Music Contractor

Gabriel De Cunto

Costume Department

Ray De La Motte

Camera Operator

Stacy De La Motte

Other

Chris Del Conte

Visual Effects

Yvonne Depatis-kupka

Hair Stylist

Aaron Dern

Production

Kim Derry

Special Effects

Matthew Dettmann

Foley Artist

Mitch Devane

Art Department

Sean Devereaux

Visual Effects

Feliciano Di Giorgio

Visual Effects

Gary Dionne

Stunt Player

Daren R. Dochterman

Visual Effects

Perry Dodgson

Boom Operator

Darryll Dodson

Special Effects

Rob Doolittle

Avid Editor

Andrea Dopaso

Set Designer

Malcolm Doran

Best Boy Grip

Frank Dorowsky

Other

Chris Dowell

Production Assistant

Jon Doyle

Art Department

Loring Doyle

Rotoscope Animator

Dean Drabin

Adr Mixer

Christina Drahos

Visual Effects

Greg Duda

Other

David J Dumas

Grip

John Dumas

Grip

Rachel Wyn Dunn

Visual Effects

E

Song

Melissa Economy

Set Costumer

Megan B Edwards

Editing

Ronald J Eisenman

Medic

Zoltan Elek

Makeup Artist

Earl Ellis

Makeup Artist

Gregory Elwood

Rotoscope Animator

Jenni Prange Engleman

Production Assistant

Leonard Engleman

Makeup Artist

Edwin Escobar

Special Effects

Robert Espinoza

Special Effects

Nick Esposto

Animatronics

Glenn Evans

Special Effects

Nancy Evans

2-D Artist

Daniel Ezralow

Choreographer

Sean Andrew Faden

3-D Artist

Conny Fauser

Digital Effects Supervisor

Danielle Ferraro

Other

Emily Ferry

Property Master

Bill Fesh

Art Department

Claire Flewin

Other

Christopher Flick

Foley Editor

Carmen Flores De Tanis

Assistant Editor

Ben Folds

Song

Linda Folk

Adr Editor

David Forman

Song

Dan Foster

Production Manager

David Foster

Song

Dan Fowler

Animator

Mark Franco

Executive Producer

Erica Freeman

Costumes

Rob Freitas

Other

Robert A D Frick

3-D Artist

Film Details

Also Known As
Grinch, Grinch Who Stole Christmas, The, Grinchen - Julen är stulen, Le Grinch
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2000
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Award Wins

Best Makeup

2000

Award Nominations

Set Decoration

2000

Best Costume Design

2000

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for the 2000 Award for Best Production Design in a Feature Film - Period/Fantasy from the Society of Motion Picture & Television Art Directors/ Art Directors Guild (ADG).

Winner of the 2000 award for Excellence in Period/Fantasy Costume Design for Film by the Costume Designers Guild (CDG).

Winner of the 2000 Golden Satellite Award for Best Costume Design from the International Press Academy.

Released in United States Fall November 17, 2000

Released in United States on Video November 20, 2001

"The Grinch Who Stole Christmas" was previously produced as an animated television special (1966/CBS) directed by Chuck Jones and narrated by Boris Karloff.

Make-up effects designer Rick Baker was reportedly paid $5,000,000 for his work.

Completed shooting February 18, 2000.

Began shooting September 7, 1999.

Released in United States Fall November 17, 2000

Released in United States on Video November 20, 2001