Year: 2017

Original Title: Beauty and the Beast

Country: USA

Length: 129 minutes

Budget: $160,000,000

Genre: Fantasy, Music, Romance

Studios: Walt Disney Pictures

Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures

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Release Dates

United Kingdom: March 17 2017

United States: March 17 2017


Ranking: 66 out of 12,892 movies (up 36)

Ranked #346 in list 'The best movies ever'


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Bill Condon ('The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2', 'The Fifth Estate') directs the new live action version of 'Beauty and the Beast' from Disney, starring Emma Watson ('This Is the End', 'Harry Potter') and Dan Stevens ('Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb', 'The Cobbler'). Belle lives with his father, a peculiar inventor, in a small town in France. One day, his father gets lost in the woods and looks for shelter in a castle that seems to be empty. However, the inhabitants are still inside, transformed into objects through an evil spell, their master is now a horrifying beast. Belle exchanges her freedom for her father's, and becomes their last hope to break the spell. 'Beauty and the Beast' is an adaptation of Linda Woolverton's ('The Lion King') 1991 movie script by Evan Spiliotopoulos ('The Huntsman: Winter's War', 'Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure') and Stephen Chbosky ('The Perks of Being a Wallflower', 'Rent'). The film, produced by Disney, will be released on March 2017. Hide full plot... Show full plot


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Emma Watson (Belle), Luke Evans (Gaston), and Emma Thompson (Mrs. Potts) share the same birth date of 15th April. To prepare for the role of Belle, Emma Watson re-watched 'Beauty and the Beast' and began taking singing classes. According to Ewan McGregor, the hardest part about playing Lumiere was getting the character's French accent right, although his wife is in fact, French.