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Beauty and the Beast (2017)

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An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.

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View photos of Emma Watson through the years, discover more about the early career of Josh Gad, plus look back at this formidable group of animated and live-action princesses

Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 9 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »
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Disney's animated classic takes on a new form, with a widened mythology and an all-star cast. A young prince, imprisoned in the form of a beast, can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle, the only human girl to ever visit the castle since it was enchanted.

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Rated PG for some action violence, peril and frightening images | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

La bella y la bestia  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$160,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$174,750,616, 19 March 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$504,014,165

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,263,521,126
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2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the scene set in Maurice's workshop, in the lower right corner foreground, there is a model of a carriage with two small figures dancing on top. The figurines are dressed in the same costumes that the Beast and Belle wear during the ballroom dance scene. See more »

Goofs

Despite being named the East and West Wings, the East Wing is actually on the west side of the castle, and the West Wing the east, as revealed by the location of the sun when rising and setting. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Agathe: Once upon a time, in the hidden heart of France, a handsome young prince lived in a beautiful castle. Although he had everything his heart desired, the prince was selfish and unkind.
Cogsworth: Master, it's time.
Agathe: He taxed the village to fill his castle with the most beautiful objects, and his parties with the most beautiful people.
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Crazy Credits

In the closing credits, the film title and crew credits come with a French subtitle to homage the French origins of the fairytale. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Studio C: Episode #7.19 (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Beauty and the Beast
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Performed by Emma Thompson
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Boring...
7 April 2017 | by See all my reviews

I've seen the original more times than I can count so I was very excited when I heard about a live action version that sticks to the original movie. While they did stick to the original for a good portion, they changed many of the most iconic scenes and not in a good way. For example, they cut out the scene where Belle's father first encounters the beast by the fireplace, which is my son's favorite, and replaced it with something far less interesting. They also managed, and I don't know how, to ruin the music. All of the songs are slowed down so much that it's hard to care about them and they're lacking the booming vocals that made the originals so good. They also added a lot of unnecessary dialogue which makes for a much slower pace. Overall all this movie just lacks the character of the original. We were so bored that we actually left about half way through.


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