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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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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

When this film was first announced, there were rumors circulating that Hugh Jackman would be cast as Gaston (as Jackman actually played Gaston in the Australian live-action musical of Beauty and the Beast during the mid 1990s). However, nothing ever surfaced. Presumably because Jackman was judged too old. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the movie, Belle's necklace seemed to be very long (couldn't see the item that was hanging going into her dress). The rest of the movie, it was a lot shorter. 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

The Walt Disney Pictures logo features the Prince's castle (with Villeneuve village in the background) in the evening before his masquerade party starts. A rosebush appears near the castle and the Enchantress picks a rose from it, leading into the opening. See more »


Soundtracks

How Does a Moment Last Forever
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Vocal Produced by Humberto Gatica
Vocal Mixed by Humberto Gatica and Martin Nessi
Performed by Céline Dion
Céline Dion appears courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc.
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User Reviews

 
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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