Revealing mistake: When the mayor has his head shaved by the Grinch, Clint Howard grabs the clippers and shaves his own head down the middle. His hair is yanked off his head before he even moves his hand. Even better in slow motion.
In 2000's How the Grinch Stole Christmas, the dreadful green creature robs the Whos gleefully until young Cindy Lou Who has a crisis of faith and rescues the Grinch from himself. More of the backstory and his odd complications come to light in this live-action retelling, and the Whos themselves are painted as a bit less special. Watch for the holidays as Jim Carrey and his antics chew the scenery. Considering Ron Howard directed this for release on Christmas, it should have been much more funny.
Grinch: Fat boy ought to finishing up any time now. Talk about a recluse! He only comes out once a year, and HE never catches any flak for it! Probably lives up there to avoid the taxes! [Notices Santa leaving.] OOOpsy! Forgot about the reindeer. If I can't find a reindeer, I'll make one instead. Max, I'm going to steal Christmas!
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