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

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Also Known As:

La bella y la bestia  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$160,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$503,974,884 (USA) (7 July 2017)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In this version, Le Fou and Gaston are former soldiers. Gaston even mentions coming back from the war. Judging by their uniforms, age, and time period of the original story, this would set the film somewhere after 1763, after the Seven Years' War. See more »

Goofs

During a castle fight scene, Madame Garderobe says 'the fat lady is singing', referring to the saying 'it's not over until the fat lady sings'. But the earliest recording of this is in the late 1800's - BATB is set in the 1740's. See more »

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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. He taxed the village to fill his castle with the most beautiful objects, and his parties with the most beautiful people. Then one night, an unexpected intruder arrived at the castle, seeking shelter from the bitter storm. As a gift, she offered the prince a single rose. Repulsed by her haggard ...
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Crazy Credits

In the closing credits, the film title and crew credits come with a French subtitle to homage the French origins of the fairytale. See more »


Soundtracks

Evermore
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Vocal Produced and Mixed by Martin Nessi
Performed by Josh Groban
Josh Groban appears courtesy of Reprise Records
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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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