'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records, proves to be beast in sales
21 March, 2017, 00:27 | Author: Warren Cooper
The movie, which stars Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast, was also number one in a series of foreign markets like the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Brazil, Mexico and China.
Disney's Beauty and the Beast is a live-action adaptation of the studio's animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music while updating the score with several new songs.
The Disney live-action remake, starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens, opened worldwide on Friday (March 17) and started breaking box office records nearly immediately.
Walt Disney Co.'s "Beauty and the Beast" was a monster at the box office this weekend, opening to $170 million from Thursday night through Sunday in the US and Canada, according to studio estimates.
Over the weekend, The Walt Disney Co.'s (DIS - Free Report) highly-anticipated live-action remake of its beloved animated classic, Beauty and the Beast, made an absolute killing at the box office, bringing in $170 million and surpassing both analyst expectations and even Disney's own estimates.
In a sign of its popularity, Beauty and the Beast topped the box office in almost every market where it screened.
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It is also America's seventh best debut of all time and the top March debut ever, despite controversy in some countries.
Turns out, they like some Belle-on-Beast action just a bit more.
That total broke multiple Hollywood records, including one set previous year by Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice for the biggest March opening. If you think you can find it on-line, think again.
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Starring British actors Emma Watson and Dan Stevens in the lead roles, the $160 million USA production updates the beloved 1991 animated film and is the latest of Disney's live-action reboots.
Between that and Belle's Emma Watson changing the character's background to take a feminist stand, Beauty And The Beast could have actually profited from politics, and helped shape the next decade of Disney productions. Despite her fears, Belle befriends with the beast and learns to look to beyond his disgusting exterior and realize the kind heart and soul of the true Prince within.
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Beauty And The Beast Breaks UK Box Office Records
The film will also hold the title for the most successful opening weekend for a PG film, musical and non-sequel. Per studio estimates, the live-action " Beauty " earned $170.0 million in its first weekend.
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