- Rated: PG
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 45 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: November 20, 2001
- Originally Released: 2000
- Label: Universal Studios
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Single Side - Dual Layer
- Collectors Edition
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - French
- Dolby Surround - English - DVS
- DTS Surround 5.1 - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Deleted Scenes
- Music Video: Faith Hill - WHERE ARE YOU CHRISTMAS'
- Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
- The Care and Feeding of a Grinch
- Where Are You Christmas'
- You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
- Spotlight on Location
- Make-Up Application and Design
- Seussian Set Decoration
- Visual Effects
- Dress the Grinch
- Grinch Game
- Production Notes
- Additonal Text:
Biographies: Cast & Crew
- Wholiday Recipes
- Free Movie Ticket to DR. SEUSS' THE CAT IN THE HAT (Offer Expires 12/15/2003)
Performers, Cast and Crew:
New York Times - 11/17/2000
"...Mr. Carrey's ability to pentrate his character's disguise and get away with his usual mugging and clowning is technically no small accomplishment..."
Variety - 01/01/2000
"...Fantastic....A hugely imaginative technical achievement....Carrey wears the costume well..."
Box Office - 01/01/2001
"...HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS still has heart....[Carrey gives] a maniacal performance..."
Hollywood Reporter - 11/17/2000
"...Thanks to makeup whiz Rick Baker's surprisingly flexible latex work, Carrey's patented rubbery expressions are allowed to come through unimpeded..."
- Theatrical Release: November 17, 2000
- Max the Dog was found in a pound a few months before shooting.
- Screenwriters Jeffrey Price and Peter S. Seaman also wrote WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT.
- "Where Are You Christmas'," cowritten by Mariah Carey and performed by Faith Hill, is featured on the film's soundtrack, along with a rap song, "Grinch 2000," featuring Jim Carrey and Busta Rhymes.
- Director Ron Howard had to convince the widow of Ted (Dr. Seuss) Geisel to grant him permission to film the beloved children's story.
- Jim Carrey spent five hours a day in the makeup chair to get into costume.
- Jeff Strickler of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune named THE GRINCH one of the 10 best films of 2000.