PG | | Family, Fantasy, Musical
A selfish prince is cursed to become a monster for the rest of his life, unless he learns to fall in love with a beautiful young woman he keeps prisoner.
Belle and Beast use a magical book to revisit Belle's old home. The book sequence is a nod to Tom Riddle's diary sequence in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), which depicted Harry being transported into the diary in witnessing Hagrid being framed on opening the Chamber of Secrets.
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 ...
During the end credits of the original theatrical release, two actors are credited with the wrong names. The roles of 'Young Prince' and 'King' (credited to Rudi Goodman and Henry Garrett respectively) were actually performed by the actors Adam Mitchell and Tom Turner.
Part of the closing credits is a "curtain call" sequence that features the cast (appearing in poses) and crew (their credit with an image relating to their respective job). The sequence is framed with shots of the Beast's castle at sunset, and ends with a zoom shot of the Beast and the enchanted objects posing at the castle's entrance.
The film's IMAX release presented the film open-matte, at an aspect ratio of 1.90:1, meaning there was more picture information visible in the top and bottom of the frame than in normal theaters and on home video.
€6,923,885 (Italy) (19 March 2017)
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