How many Dr. Seuss movies are there? (Where to watch)

DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS - The curmudgeonly recluse Grinch, who hates Christmas, becomes annoyed with the out-of-control Christmas festivities in Whoville, the town lying below his cave dwelling on Mt. Crumpit. But after the Grinch conspires to deprive the Who's of their favorite holiday by sneaking into town on Christmas eve to steal everything associated with the holiday, he learns that the spirit of Christmas goes much deeper than tinsel and toys. "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas" airs on Freeform's 25 Days of Christmas. (MELINDA SUE GORDON/UNIVERSAL STUDIOS)MAX, JIM CARREY
DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS - The curmudgeonly recluse Grinch, who hates Christmas, becomes annoyed with the out-of-control Christmas festivities in Whoville, the town lying below his cave dwelling on Mt. Crumpit. But after the Grinch conspires to deprive the Who's of their favorite holiday by sneaking into town on Christmas eve to steal everything associated with the holiday, he learns that the spirit of Christmas goes much deeper than tinsel and toys. "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas" airs on Freeform's 25 Days of Christmas. (MELINDA SUE GORDON/UNIVERSAL STUDIOS)MAX, JIM CARREY /
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The Dr. Seuss book franchise is getting a little bit bigger with the addition of a sequel to the popular children’s story, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!  While this news may seem premature since we’re not even half way through the year and the book won’t hit the shelves until Christmastime arrives, it’s exciting to hear for fans of the book series as well as television series and film adaptations that have been viewed in homes over the past 80 years.

Today might be the day you should revisit those films. Also, Mar. 2 is Dr. Seuss’ birthday which makes it an even more appropriate day to watch your favorite Dr. Seuss film!

Want to know which films you may or may not have seen within the Dr. Seuss Cinematic Universe? Read on to find out!

How many Dr. Seuss movies are there?

Below you’ll find four theatrical short films which might be harder to find so considered them hidden gems. Check out YouTube to see if you can find them!

  • Horton Hatches the Egg (1942) directed by Bob Clampett
  • The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins (1943) directed by George Pal
  • And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street (1950) directed by George Pal
  • Gerald McBoing-Boing (1950) directed by Robert Cannon

As of 2018, there are six theatrical feature films that have been released domestically and internationally. Below you’ll find the names of the films and where to stream them online to watch with the whole family:

  • The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (1953) directed by Roy Rowland
    • Watch for free on Tubi
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) directed by Ron Howard
    • Watch on HBO Max
  • The Cat in the Hat (2003) directed by Bo Welch
    • Rent or Buy to  watch on Amazon Prime Video
  • Horton Hears a Who! (2008) directed by Jimmy Hayward and Scott Martino
    • Rent or Buy to watch on Amazon Prime Video
  • The Lorax (2012) directed by Chris Renaud and Kyle Balda
    • Watch for free on Amazon Prime Video
  • The Grinch (2018) directed by Scott Mosier and Yarrow Cheney

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Are you a fan of Dr. Seuss’ films? Which ones have you seen? Are you excited for the upcoming book sequel to How The Grinch Stole Christmas? Let us know! Keep up to date with Hidden Remote for more movie news and coverage.