Animated/Family. Based on the book 'How The Grinch Stole Christmas' by Dr. Seuss. The Grinch (voice of Benedict Cumberbatch) hatches a plan to ruin Christmas for the neighbouring village.

Content elements

  • Infrequent portrayals of mild slapstick violence and peril to main characters

Thematic elements

  • Isolation and loneliness
  • The importance of kindness
  • Forgiveness and belonging

Classification rationale

Rated G for material that is unlikely to disturb most viewers

Classification date

October 18, 2018