Talk:Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (film)

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Trivia section[edit]

There is a bit of trivia behind this movie... such as the director taking the idea of the world being in a snowflake to a Dr. Seuss book about a world in a speck of dust. --70.58.58.104 (talk) 04:41, 21 November 2007 (UTC)

Cast list incomplete[edit]

Nowhere in this article does it mention that Anthony Hopkins did the narration for this film, and on the Anthony Hopkins wikipedia page it says he narrated "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" not "The Grinch." I changed the article to reflect this. 65.96.38.93 (talk) 02:29, 9 December 2007 (UTC)

Merge?[edit]

I don't know how to suggest mergers or deletions. There is another article at How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (film) that is pretty much a duplicate of this article. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Funkeboy (talkcontribs) 16:29, 16 February 2008 (UTC)

I Agree[edit]

This Article Should Be Called The Grinch (film) not How The Grinch Stole Christmas! (film)

- Guest

No, it shouldn't. The Grinch isn't the film's name. The full name is How the Grinch Stole Christmas. C Teng [talk] 15:13, 20 December 2008 (UTC)

Name Change?[edit]

I noticed that the book this was made after was called How the Grinch Stole Christmas! with an "!" at the end, shouldn't the movie title have that too? Stealth (talk) 19:08, 14 June 2008 (UTC)

All the promotional materials for the movie omitted the exclamation point: [1] [2] Robert K S (talk) 20:57, 27 July 2008 (UTC)

Requested move[edit]

The following discussion is an archived discussion of the proposal. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on the talk page. No further edits should be made to this section.

The result of the proposal was oppose Anthony Appleyard (talk) 16:10, 8 May 2009 (UTC)

  • Someone requested to move this page, under the uncontroversial requests, from How the Grinch Stole Christmas (film) to Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, under the rationale "Actual name, as used in article". I moved it down to the controversial requests, because 3 out of the 4 links given at the bottom of the article list the movie's title as the current article title. So, oppose. ƒingersonRoids 01:40, 28 April 2009 (UTC)
  • Oppose. Likewise often a story named X written by Mr.Y is listed as "Y's X". Anthony Appleyard (talk) 10:08, 6 May 2009 (UTC)
  • Oppose. Not official title per imdb. Usage in article should change too. --Born2cycle (talk) 20:52, 7 May 2009 (UTC)
The above discussion is preserved as an archive of the proposal. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on this talk page. No further edits should be made to this section.

Merge or Deletion proposal[edit]

This and The Grinch (film) are clearly duplicates; either one should quite clearly be deleted. The Grinch (film) is the more recent article so I've nominated it for deletion. YeshuaDavid (talk) 16:58, 19 May 2009 (UTC)

Dr. Seuss Film made to books[edit]

Dr. Seuss The Lorax is coming soon to theatres. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 71.255.90.25 (talk) 00:48, 20 October 2009 (UTC)

Reception - Controversy[edit]

I recall there being a large critical backlash about the movie conspicuously side-stepping the anti-materialism message of the original work, including the omission of the verses that deliver the "moral of the story" and a larger than typical wave of merchandising. If sources could be dug up, I feel this subject would be worthy of some play in the article. 72.12.68.214 (talk) 20:45, 3 January 2010 (UTC)

Article improvement needed[edit]

WP:FILMPLOT says that a good target for the length of a plot synopsis is 400-700 words. Currently, this article has over 800. So it could use a little trimming. Also, aside from a Box Office Mojo link, it is completely unreferenced. Good sections to get sourced would be "Home media" and "Reception" and probably some of the stuff in the lede paragraph could use it too. Elizium23 (talk) 07:05, 10 February 2011 (UTC)