Beauty and the Beast Movie

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The film follows the unexpected romance between the youngest daughter of a merchant who has fallen on hard times and the mysterious beast to which her father has become indebted.

Who's Involved:

Nicolas Gob, Vincent Cassel, Léa Seydoux, Eduardo Noriega, André Dussollier, Audrey Lamy, Myriam Charleins, Louka Meliava, Jonathan Demurger, Sara Giraudeau

Release Date:

Friday, September 23, 2016 (Limited)


Runtime: 1 hr, 52 m
Language: FrenchEnglish

Plot: What's the story about?

1810. After the wreck of his ships, a financially-ruined merchant (André Dussollier) exiles himself in the countryside with his six children. Among them is Belle (Léa Seydoux), his youngest daughter, a joyful girl full of grace. One day, during an arduous journey, the merchant stumbles across the magical domain of the Beast (Vincent Cassel), who sentences him to death for stealing a rose. Feeling responsible for the terrible fate which has befallen her family, Belle decides to sacrifice herself and take her father's place. At the Beast's castle, it is not death that awaits Belle, but a strange life in which fantastical moments mingle with gaiety and melancholy. Every night, at dinner, Belle and the Beast sit down together. They learn about each other, taming one another like two strangers who are total opposites. When she has to repulse his amorous advances, Belle tries to pierce the mysteries of the Beast and his domain. And when night falls, the Beast's past is revealed to her bit by bit in her dreams. It is a tragic story, which tells her that this solitary and fearsome being was once a majestic prince. Armed with her courage, ignoring every danger, and opening her heart, Belle manages to release the Beast from his curse. And in doing so, she discovers true love.

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Who stars in Beauty and the Beast: Cast List

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"No Time to Die" , "Gambit"  

"A Very Long Engagement" , "Vidocq"  

"Sweetwater" , "Blackthorn"  



Who's making Beauty and the Beast: Crew List

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Production: What we know about Beauty and the Beast?

Filming Timeline

  1. July 2016: The film was in Completed status.

Beauty and the Beast Release Date: When was the film released?

Beauty and the Beast was released in 2016 on Friday, September 23, 2016 (Limited release). There were 16 other movies released on the same date, including The Magnificent Seven, Storks and Total Frat Movie.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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