The Grinch is back, and he's meaner than ever! The Christmas classic remake landed at the box office on November 10th and was a big hit. Its debut earned $66million during the opening weekend. The movie owes its success to a snarky billboard campaign which went viral across social many media platforms, demonstrating a great advertising example that not all of the commercials or movie posters have to be positive or uber happy. These print ads were targeted at the citizens of such cities like New York and Los Angeles. They definitely couldn't turn away when they saw green billboards showing this grouchy character frowning at them and making mildly-offensive commentary and even some pretty savage roasts. And despite being mean, these ads were completely on point and managed to reach a surprising target audience - millennials. According to Hollywood Reporter, 18 percent of ticket buyers on the opening night were between ages 18-24. Scroll to see the best movie posters for The Grinch movie!

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1 year ago

that is just me

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Id row
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1 year ago

This is very true.

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1 year ago

Good luck getting those Hamilton tickets *cries*

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Zsuzsanna Szucs
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1 year ago

Hahahaha...

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Cody Eriksen
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1 year ago

*snort*

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Night Owl
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1 year ago

No, you're making them better

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RacconLifeGirlie
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1 year ago

I constantly have that!

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Marta Puig
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1 year ago

so am I and for coffee

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Night Owl
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1 year ago

Ok, that's evil. He's tempting drivers for just that to happen.

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1 year ago

the bottom billboard just chimes in to the burn!! lmao

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Night Owl
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1 year ago

Is that in the subway/metro?

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MJ
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1 year ago

Either that or a piece of brain...

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Aileen Cawlfield
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1 year ago

So funny to see all the other signs that make the movies seem so epic, and then there’s the Grinch and that simple, totally unrelated statement but it makes me want to see the movie so much more.

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Conrad Strucker
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1 year ago

don't listen to him, young ryan reynolds, the world needs you

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Cody Eriksen
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1 year ago

XD

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Matt Richardson
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1 year ago

Sadly retirement is but a dream, the sad reality is I will probably be working from beyond the grave.

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SaddleUp
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1 year ago

SILICONE VALLEYYY

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They do? How?

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Jaguarundi
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1 year ago

I'm sure that there's still plenty of parking spots open on the LIE.

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1 year ago

kINKy BooTS ;)

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Savant
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1 year ago

nope

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1 year ago

BROADWAYYY <3

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Bobbob70
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1 year ago

But I bought the pants and everything!

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I don under stahnd

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LUISANGEL ANAYA
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1 year ago

where?

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King Kona
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1 year ago

Chicago

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Ruby Brook
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1 year ago

The first one where you can see the top of his head! Can someone please tell me whats going on up there?

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Mika Hutton
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Ahh, I'll have to go take a picture, but the one next to our office in Denver says "I've seen rockier mountains."

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