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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

17 March 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La bella y la bestia  »

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Box Office


$160,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Sound Mix:

| (IMAX version)| (IMAX 12 track)| |


Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?


While never officially confirmed in any Disney "Beauty and the Beast" fiction, the Prince has the name of Adam. However, Josh Gad joked in an interview, that he thinks the Prince should be named Vladimir. See more »


The witch in the woods has an owl. A barn owl is shown, but we hear a great horned owl hoot. Barn owls don't hoot. See more »


[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 »


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Written by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman
Performed by Josh Gad, Luke Evans, and Ensemble
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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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