Home Alone, Love Actually, Elf, It’s A Wonderful Life, and, yes, even Die Hard - 1 and 2 - are popular choices on TV for the Christmas period.
If it’s a family friendly film you want, though, How The Grinch Stole Christmas tends to draw audiences year after year whenever it’s on the box.
Here’s where you can watch the 2000 film adaptation of the book written by Dr. Seuss in 2021.
Where can I watch How The Grinch Stole Christmas?
How The Grinch Stole Christmas has often made it on to free to air television over the festive period, but this year Sky Cinema has the film.
There are a plethora of festive films on Sky this Christmas, including the first film offering of The Grinch which is proving just as popular two decades on from its release.
Sky customers can enjoy the film on demand at any time of the day or night through their TV or Sky Go app - but don’t worry if you’re not already a Sky customer.
Sky TV deals start from £26 a month but if you’d rather not sign up to a lengthy contract then choose NOW TV for all Sky Cinema content through the Cinema Pass.
Is How The Grinch Stole Christmas on Netflix?
How The Grinch Stole Christmas is not available to watch through Netflix in the UK.
Some Netflix regions around the world are showing the film through the streaming service, but the UK is not one of them at the moment.
Who is in the cast of How The Grinch Stole Christmas?
Jim Carrey (The Mask, Bruce Almighty) stars as the grouchy green meany who hates Christmas and plans to steal it from the people of Whoville.
The evergreen tale is directed by Ron Howard (Apollo 13, The Da Vinci Code) and was widely nominated for awards, winning one oscar for ‘Best Make-Up’.
The festive fave also features Taylor Momsen (Gossip Girl, Spy Kids 2), Jeffrey Tambor (The Death of Stalin, Meet Joe Black) and Christine Baranski (Mamma Mia!, Trolls).
While Anthony Hopkins (The Silence of the Lambs, The Father) narrates the children’s classic.
What other film adaptations are there of Dr. Seuss’s book?
In 2018, an animated version of the Christmas chronicle was released in cinemas under the title ‘The Grinch’, featuring Benedict Cumberbatch as the Grinch’s voice.
This version is scheduled to be on ITV at 1.45pm on Monday 20 December 2021.
The Grinch is also available to buy through YouTube, Google Play, Amazon Prime Video (£2.49) and Apple TV (£3.49).
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