Beauty and the Beast

Genre:  Family, Musical, Romance | Running Time:  129 min.
In theatres: March 17, 2017

Current rating: Rating: 3.64
based on 1024 votes and 90 reviews
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Cast: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Kevin Kline, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Emma Thompson, Ian McKellen, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Audra McDonald, Nathan Mack

Synopsis

Belle (Emma Watson) lives in a small town in France with her loving father, Maurice (Kevin Kline). He leaves on a trip to the market and when his horse comes back without him, Belle goes looking for him. The horse leads her to an enchanted castle, where Belle finds Maurice imprisoned in a tower by The Beast (Dan Stevens). She offers herself as a prisoner in exchange for her father's release.

The Beast was once a vain, arrogant and handsome prince until an Enchantress cast a spell on him. The Enchantress leaves a rose in a glass case, telling him that when the last petal falls, if he has not found someone to love him, he'll remain a Beast forever, and his servants will become inanimate objects without personalities.

Belle finds to her amazement that the household objects in the castle are alive, and can talk. They wonder if she's "the one" and tell her the Beast is not as terrible as he appears. She slowly gets to know his softer side, just as the townsfolk are preparing to rescue her.

Director: Bill Condon
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Producer(s): David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman
Screenplay: Evan Spiliotopoulos, Stephen Chbosky
Official Site: http://Disney.com/BeautyandtheBeast

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  • 5 stars "This movie exceeded my expectations! It was very well done, the music was catchy, the special effects were very good, definitely worth seeing in IMAX. I saw it impulsively to keep a friend company and was very glad I did. 5 stars!"
  • 5 stars "Fantastic! Recommend this movie for all ages. nice to see a family movie without all the blood and gore."
  • 5 stars "this movie was remarkable. An excellent remake. Emma Watson was the perfect actress for this role. There were minor things changed from the original but I understand they have to make things more common. I LOVED it !!!!"