Mixed or average reviews - based on 29 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 29
  2. Negative: 8 out of 29
  1. He's (Carrey) a marvelous Grinch in this spirited, bustling and mostly faithful spin on Seuss.
  2. Reviewed by: Jay Carr
    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

Generally favorable reviews- based on 97 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 29 out of 44
  2. Negative: 12 out of 44
  1. Oct 9, 2011
    Not really much to present, but nevertheless its still a entertaining Christmas film.
  2. SqueegieB.
    Jan 4, 2006
    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. JeffF.
    Jan 19, 2006
    Very depressing. With one of the worst soundtracks of all time.