The Grinch is an family movie directed by Yarrow Cheney and starring Angela Lansbury, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Rashida Jones. The film has a $75 million budget and is 1 hour 30 minutes in length. The Grinch currently has a 6.3 IMDb rating. The movie is rated PG.

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Release dates

The official theatrical release date for The Grinch is November 9, 2018.

When will The Grinch be out on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

The Grinch DVD and Blu-ray release date is Thursday, February 7, 2019. The estimated DVD release date is February 2019. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in January 2019. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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Film details

Cinema Release Date: November 9, 2018
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: February 7, 2019
Film Budget: $75 million
Box Office: $509 million (U.S.)
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes
Genre: Family, Animation
Language English
Age Rating: PG

release date for The Grinch

Plot summary

What is The Grinch about?

A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville.



6.3 IMDb 51 Metascore

The movie has a 6.3 out of 10 IMDb rating and 51 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update the review scores.

Parental rating

The Grinch is rated PG. Parental guidance is suggested, meaning some material may not be suitable for children. Parents are urged to give "parental guidance." The movie may contain some material parents might not like for their young children.

Film budget

How much did The Grinch cost to make?

The Grinch had a budget of $75,000,000. The movie cost over $75 million to make.

The Grinch movie poster

Box Office

How much did The Grinch make?

The Grinch has made over $509 million domestically at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray, and digital sales.

Film facts

How long is The Grinch?

The movie is 1 hour 30 minutes long.

The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.

What year did The Grinch come out?

The Grinch is released on November 9, 2018. The movie has been out for .

Who is the director of The Grinch?

Yarrow Cheney directed the movie.

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