COLLECT WATCH TRACK RATE REVIEW APP
Manage your own movie collection and always keep it with you with our Apps. Price track movies and get price drop notifications instantly. Become a member to take full advantage of all site features.
GET STARTED

Best Blu-ray Deals

Best Blu-ray Deals, See All the Deals »
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One - Avengers Assembled (Blu-ray)
$129.99
The Dark Knight Trilogy (Blu-ray)
$38.99
God's Not Dead (Blu-ray)
$17.29
The Big Chill (Blu-ray)
$27.59
Mr. Peabody & Sherman 3D (Blu-ray)
$30.98
Man of Steel Limited Collector's Edition (Blu-ray)
$24.99
Love Lab: Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$37.28
X-Men and the Wolverine Collection (Blu-ray)
$29.99
Man of Steel Exclusive Action Figure Gift Set (Blu-ray)
$14.99
Marvel Bundle (Blu-ray)
$64.99
Nymphomaniac: Volumes I and II (Blu-ray)
$17.99
Noah (Blu-ray)
$17.99
Godzilla (Blu-ray)
$31.99
The Rodgers & Hammerstein Collection (Blu-ray)
$59.99
Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
$44.99
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (Blu-ray)
$22.99
Samurai Bride: Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$34.99
Divergent (Blu-ray)
$19.96
To Love Ru Darkness: Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$37.28


Deals


 Best deals
 New deals
 Lowest prices
 New price drops
 New lowest prices
 Big price drops


Reviews


 New reviews
 Browse reviews
 Search reviews

Releases


 Release calendar
 Now available
 New releases
 Coming soon
 Recently listed
 New pre-orders
 New covers

Top lists


 Top movies
 Top collected
 Top Blu-ray
 Top sellers
 Top pre-orders

Database


 Search movies
 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray box sets
 TV on Blu-ray
 3D movies

Community


 Latest reviews
 Top reviewers
 Top contributors

By genre


 Action (34077)
 Adventure (26010)
 Animation (8013)
 Anime (4251)
 Biography (3587)
 Comedy (25726)
 Comic book (4636)
 Coming of age (1658)
 Crime (17999)
 Dark humor (3469)
 Documentary (4727)
 Drama (41168)
 Epic (4912)
 Erotic (998)
 Family (11129)
 Fantasy (14806)
 Film-Noir (1099)
 Foreign (5613)
 Heist (1549)
 History (5420)
 Holiday (1137)
 Horror (12771)
 Imaginary (836)
 Martial arts (2999)
 Melodrama (2210)
 Music (7987)
 Musical (3574)
 Mystery (10450)
 Nature (1766)
 Other (685)
 Period (6368)
 Psychological thriller (2942)
 Romance (14982)
 Sci-Fi (16684)
 Short (353)
 Sport (2652)
 Supernatural (3905)
 Surreal (1276)
 Teen (3004)
 Thriller (30415)
 War (5357)
 Western (2239)

By studio


 20th Century Fox
 Criterion
 Disney / Buena Vista
 DreamWorks
 Lionsgate Films
 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
 New Line Cinema
 Paramount Pictures
 Sony Pictures
 Studio Canal
 Universal Studios
 Warner Bros.

 Show all studios


About


 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray studios


Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Blu-ray

United States
Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy Warner Bros. | 1966 | 26 min | Rated TV-G | Oct 06, 2009

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: VC-1 (21.76 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.37:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.37:1

Audio
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 (192kbps)

Subtitles
English SDH

Discs
25GB Blu-ray Disc
Two-disc set (1 BD, 1 DVD)
Digital copy (on disc)
DVD copy

Packaging
Slipcover in original pressing

Playback
Region free

Price
List price: $24.98, Price history
Amazon: $17.54 (Save 30%)
New from: $13.55 (Save 46%)
Usually ships in 24 hours

Buy Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! on Blu-ray

TV show rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
8.2
102
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.2 of 54.2
Audio 2.9 of 52.9
Extras 2.8 of 52.8
Based on 5 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Family100%
Animation74%
Comedy72%
Fantasy43%
Musical40%
Holiday31%
Short13%
Other7%
79%
popularity
1435
collections
49
fans




Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

 (TV) (1966)

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Blu-ray delivers great video and mediocre audio in this overall recommended Blu-ray release

This joyous, heart-tickling holiday event based on Dr. Seuss' beloved book and featuring the voice of Boris Karloff has delighted viewers of all ages since its 1966 debut. The fun begins when the grumpy, grouchy, Yule-hating Grinch plots to ruin the Who's Christmas. Can he steal their holiday spirit by stealing their holiday treats? Or does Christmas...perhaps...mean a little bit more?

For more about Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! and the Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Blu-ray release, see Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 3.5 out of 5.

Starring: Boris Karloff, June Foray, Thurl Ravenscroft, Dal McKennon
Narrator: Boris Karloff
Directors: Chuck Jones, Ben Washam

» See full cast & crew


Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

Much has already been written about the Blu-ray edition of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas and the sudden influx of bright, lime-green fur that accompanies its every frame -- a point of contention for purists, especially those relying on screenshot comparisons that reveal how brown the Grinch had become in television broadcasts and home video releases over the years -- but the television special's original animation cells prove Warner's 1080p/VC-1 transfer is a faithful representation of its animators' choices and intentions. Colors are rich and rewarding (yep, even the greens), blacks are suitably inky, contrast is gorgeous, and Chuck Jones' lineart is crisper than it's ever been. Yes, print damage, wavering color fills, and background anomalies are ongoing distractions (as they are in any forty-year-old animated production), but inconsistencies and eyesores such as these should be attributed to the film's original animation cells and print, not Warner's technical transfer. In fact, I only encountered one technical issue: some rather negligible artifacts shudder into view on occasion. It isn't a debilitating problem by any means, but it is one that holds the presentation back from perfection. All things considered, the young at heart (at least those with appropriate expectations) will thoroughly enjoy Warner's efforts.


Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  2.5 of 5

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas arrives alongside A Charlie Brown Christmas and Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!, and all three suffer strikingly similar sonic fates. Instead of offering lossless stereo mixes, Warner has simply repurposed the 192kbps Dolby Digital stereo tracks that appear on the animated specials' standard DVD counterparts. The tracks are passable and, considering their age and condition, altogether serviceable, but wavering music, at-times muffled voices, and background hiss are frequent issues. Though they'll undoubtedly earn a free pass from nostalgic fans focused on the cartoons' humble productions -- perhaps rightfully so -- I wanted more. A lossless stereo track, a more extensive audio restoration... something. Anything more than recycled mixes from previously released DVDs. No, its meager audio offering shouldn't prevent anyone from purchasing How the Grinch Stole Christmas, but it certainly won't leave a lasting impression.


Blu-ray bundles with Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1 bundle)





Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members




   



Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Blu-ray, News and Updates



Today on Blu-ray - October 6th - October 6, 2009

For Disney, the animated classic 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs' represents many firsts. It was not only the company's first animated feature, but also the first commercially successful animated feature ever released. Today, it achieves another first as the first ...

Three Warner Animated BDs for the Holidays - July 14, 2009

Warner has announced a trio of children's animated titled for release on Blu-ray on October 6: 'A Charlie Brown Christmas', 'Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!' and 'Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas' (not to be mistaken with the theatrical feature-length movies). ...


Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post



Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Blu-ray


$24.98 $17.54


Buy Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! on Blu-ray


Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One - Avengers Assembled (Blu-ray)
Gold Box Deal of the Day
Today only: $129.99

Buy Now


 


Get Daily Blu-ray Deals



* We do not share your email and you may opt out at any time.



Top Blu-ray Deals

 


The best Blu-ray deals online. Don't miss out on these great deals.

See Today's Deals »


 Top movies


Latest Deals United States



The latest deals on Blu-ray movies
at Amazon.

Show new deals »


Trending Blu-ray Movies
1. Sabotage
2. Insomnia
3. Scanners
4. Ginger Snaps
5. Transcendence
6. The Essential Jacques Demy
7. The Legend of Billie Jean
8. Under the Skin
9. American Hustle
10. Heaven Is for Real
11. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
12. A Hard Day's Night
13. Appleseed Alpha
14. The LEGO Movie
15. Flatliners

Trending in Theaters
1. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
2. Under the Skin
3. The Purge: Anarchy
4. The LEGO Movie
5. Godzilla
6. Sabotage
7. X-Men: Days of Future Past
8. Transformers: Age of Extinction
9. 22 Jump Street
10. Sex Tape
11. 300: Rise of an Empire
12. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
13. Transcendence
14. The Grand Budapest Hotel
15. Lucy

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  The LEGO Movie
2.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
3.  Divergent
4.  Les Misérables
5.  Noah
6.  Heaven Is for Real
7.  The Dark Knight Trilogy
8.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
9.  Man of Steel Exclusive Action Figur...
10.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
2.  Divergent
3.  Noah
4.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
5.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
6.  Batman: The Complete Series
7.  Godzilla 3D
8.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
9.  The Fault in Our Stars
10.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  The LEGO Movie
$17.96, Save 50%
2.  Divergent
$19.96, Save 50%
3.  Les Misérables
$8.99, Save 61%
4.  Noah
$17.99, Save 55%
5.  The Dark Knight Trilogy
$38.99, Save 61%
6.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
$19.99, Save 50%
7.  Man of Steel Exclusive Action Figur...
$14.99, Save 75%
8.  Rio 2 3D
$22.99, Save 54%
9.  The Wolf of Wall Street
$11.99, Save 56%
10.  Rise of the Planet of the Apes
$9.00, Save 74%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One - Avengers Assembled

 United States


$219.00 $129.99





The Dark Knight Trilogy

 United States


$99.97 $38.99





God's Not Dead

 United States


$29.99 $17.29





Best Blu-ray Movie Deals »



This web site is not affiliated with the Blu-ray Disc Association.
All trademarks are the property of the respective trademark owners.
© 2002-2014 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices