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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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Storyline

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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Experience the tale as old as time. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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17 March 2017 (USA)  »

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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Trivia

At two hours and nine minutes, the 2017 version is forty-five minutes longer than Beauty and the Beast (1991), with the additional runtime featuring: three new songs, "How Does a Moment Last Forever", "Days in the Sun" and "Evermore"; additional lyrics to the songs "Belle", "Gaston" and "Be Our Guest"; details of the backstories of the major and minor characters. See more »

Goofs

At 9m15s the Triplets (played by Rafaëlle Cohen, Sophie Reid and Carla Nella) get splashed with dirt by Gastons horse. At 9m54s they can be seen trying on wigs, their dresses clean. 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

Part of the closing credits is a "curtain call" sequence that features the cast (appearing in poses) and crew (their credit with an image relating to their respective job). The sequence is framed with shots of the Beast's castle at sunset, and ends with a zoom shot of the Beast and the enchanted objects posing at the castle's entrance. See more »


Soundtracks

Beauty and the Beast
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Performed by Emma Thompson
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Miscast of Belle
22 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

Overall the film was decent, a bit boring at times. The acting was OK, but it failed to ever "sweep you away" like the animated version did for years.

The most frustrating part was Belle, or Emma. I don't dislike her and I could care less about feminism. However, I do think a lead role that includes substantial signing should be able to.......SING!

The horrible use of auto-tune was cringe worthy and her English accent was very thick for someone that was born in Paris and grew up in France....

I though McGregor was great as Lumiere and hid his English accent well. Mrs. Potts and Cogsworth are supposed to be English, so that worked well.


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