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Beauty and the Beast (2010)

A dark twist on the morality tale of forbidden love between beautiful Belle and the feared forest Beast. As villagers are being brutally murdered and the Beast is hunted down as the one ... See full summary »

Director:

David Lister

Writer:

Gavin Scott
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Estella Warren ... Belle
Rhett Giles ... Count Rudolph
Victor Parascos ... The Beast
Vanessa Gray ... Lady Helen
Tony Bellette Tony Bellette ... Otto
Alex Kuzelicki Alex Kuzelicki ... Troll
Peter Cook Peter Cook ... Duke Edward
Gabriella Di Labio ... Anna (as Gabriella Dilabio)
Damien Garvey ... Dr. Thorne
Anthony Kidd ... Kurt
Tony Thurbon Tony Thurbon ... King Maxililian
Chris Betts Chris Betts ... Captain
Valentina Morosini Valentina Morosini ... Villager
Mark Finden Mark Finden ... Soldier #1
Jack Henry ... Jury Foreman
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A dark twist on the morality tale of forbidden love between beautiful Belle and the feared forest Beast. As villagers are being brutally murdered and the Beast is hunted down as the one responsible for the mayhem, Belle and Beast team up to defeat the real killer the power-hungry witch's malevolent troll. Written by American World Pictures

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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violent content | See all certifications »

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Quotes

Belle: You look like a real hunter.
Beast: Which hunter?
Belle: A monster hunter.
[pause]
Belle: Um, sorry I wasn't thinking.
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Connections

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

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9 July 2010 | by Samiam3See all my reviews

David Lister's Blood of Beasts may have been the first film which I walked out of after five minutes. The only good thing about it was that it made this semi-remake a little easier to approach, because I had a better idea of what to expect. You may ask, why, if I disliked the first so much would I even bother thinking about this one? Let's just say that it was a chance to find out what I missed, without having to pay for the exact same movie. That wasn't such a good idea.

Even with my expectations set so low, the film still feels embarrassingly icky. I will let it go this time that the production looks like it was shot at the Renaissance fair with fifty bucks worth of props and costumes and a dozen extras who for all I know could have been stolen right out of the nearest homeless centre. It is obvious that this film (like the last one) has no money. What is unforgivable and totally unacceptable however is just how utterly kindergarden minded the screenplay is, as well as the performances. Beauty and the Beast is so stupid that it doesn't even work as an unintentional comedy. You'd have better luck with Battlefield Earth.

I have no good advice on how to approach this motion picture, and I cannot imagine how something like this finds its way to commercial video stores. Estella Warren is a 'very' pretty face, but that's about it.

What a waste,


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Country:

Australia | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 February 2010 (Lebanon) See more »

Also Known As:

Beauty and the Beasts: A Dark Tale See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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