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November 08, 2018

How the Grinch – and Xfinity – Can Win Christmas!

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With Xfinity X1, you can watch Christmas movies on any device, from anywhere. Now, you can also use it to buy movie tickets for this year’s much-anticipated holiday release — the latest version of The Grinch. Xfinity has teamed up with Fandango so you can use your X1 voice remote to get tickets for this mean, green holiday film the moment it hits theaters. 

The Grinch movie facts

Not even the grouchiest of moviegoers will be able to resist seeing The Grinch, in theaters November 9th. Cindy Lou Who and the rest of the “Whos” in Whoville are joined by new friends in the animated retelling of the Dr. Seuss classic — a tale about the true meaning of Christmas that’s sure to make your heart grow three sizes. Here’s what to know about this release before you go: 

  • The Grinch, 2018 style, is the third screen adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ children’s book, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, originally published in 1957 (although the character first appeared in a poem Seuss penned for Redbook magazine in 1955).

  • The movie features voices from megastars including Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones, Pharrell Williams, and Angela Lansbury.

  • Acclaimed rapper and music producer Tyler, the Creator penned a new song for the film. (Take a listen and get a sneak peek at the latest movie trailer here.) He also collaborated with Danny Elfman — who composed the film score — on a new rendition of the most devious of holiday songs, “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch.”

  • The Grinch will be available to view in RealD 3D, as well as in select IMAX theaters.

How to buy The Grinch tickets and more on Xfinity X1

Here’s how to buy your tickets to the new release, stream exclusive content, and more with Xfinity this holiday season: 

  • Simply say “Get Grinch Tickets” into your Xfinity Voice Remote to get show-times and buy your Fandango movie tickets. It’s guaranteed to understand even the most cheerless of voices.

  • Forget caroling this year; say “show me The Grinch” into your remote to stream the latest Grinch movie trailers and more.

  • He may be cuddly as a cactus, but he’s no slouch with his movie recommendations. Say “show me movies a Grinch would love” into your remote for suggested films to both fill your brain with spiders, and put garlic in your soul.

Xfinity On Demand makes it easier than ever to stream dozens of your favorite holiday shows and movies. Whether you want to watch from your couch, at the theater, or even from Mount Crumpit, Xfinity and Fandango have you covered this Christmas season.


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