Metascore
46

Mixed or average reviews - based on 29 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 29
  2. Negative: 8 out of 29
Watch On
  1. He's (Carrey) a marvelous Grinch in this spirited, bustling and mostly faithful spin on Seuss.
  2. Reviewed by: Jay Carr
    100
    With Carrey hitting a career peak, this Grinch doesn't steal Christmas; it restores the season by helping energize us enough to make it through the whole thing.
User Score
6.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 111 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 30 out of 45
  2. Negative: 12 out of 45
  1. Oct 9, 2011
    7
    Not really much to present, but nevertheless its still a entertaining Christmas film.
  2. SqueegieB.
    Jan 4, 2006
    2
    This movie was a massecre of the origional cartoon. never in my wildest dreames have i thought that i would see a good movie be slapdashed in This movie was a massecre of the origional cartoon. never in my wildest dreames have i thought that i would see a good movie be slapdashed in such a way!!!! Full Review »
  3. May 2, 2012
    10
    Watched this film at least 6 times now every time I get a little more entertainment, its very quotable and works for all ages CarreysWatched this film at least 6 times now every time I get a little more entertainment, its very quotable and works for all ages Carreys performance is outstanding, its hilarious. Full Review »