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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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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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$160,000,000 (estimated)

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$174,750,616 (USA) (17 March 2017)

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$316,952,887 (USA) (24 March 2017)
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Belle's ballroom gown required 3,000 feet of thread and over 12,000 designer hours to complete. It was accentuated with 2,160 Swarovski crystals. See more »

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When Belle and the Beast talk outside on the bridge high up at the castle, there is a slight reverb, as if spoken inside of a room. This would not be possible with no walls around, clearly indicating a mismatch between sound and visual reality. See more »

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LeFou: [singing] No one's quick as Gaston, no one's slick as Gaston / No one's neck is incredibly thick as Gaston / For there's no man in town half as manly / Perfect, a pure paragon / You can ask any Tom, Dick or Stanley / And they'll tell you whose team they prefer to be on! / Who plays darts like Gaston? Who breaks hearts like Gaston? / Who's much more the sum of his parts like Gaston?
Gaston: [singing] As a specimen, yes, I'm intimidating!
LeFou: [singing] My, what a guy, that Gaston!
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The film title and part of the closing credits are accompanied by French subtitles, to homage the fairytale's French origins. See more »

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Referenced in Brows Held High: Beauty and the Beast: Part 3 (2014) See more »

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Days In The Sun
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Performed by Adam Mitchell, Stanley Tucci, Ewan McGregor, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Emma Watson, Audra McDonald, and Clive Rowe
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An Autotuned Mess
16 March 2017 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This adaptation is a disgrace to the original. Watson's voice is auto- tuned to death and the Beast CGI wasn't good. Each time the Beast popped up, he was very off putting. Watson's line deliveries are poor and doesn't do the animated princess justice. She also seems a bit too young for the role. She is a total miscast. Despite the Beast's CGI, at least his performance was very good as both the Beast and Prince compared to Watson. Emma Thompson's rendition of Tale as Old as Time does not beat the animated tea cup, but at least she was not auto tuned to death. There are very few moments of originality as it is a frame by frame copy to the animated film. It's very uninspiring and unnecessary.

0/10.


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