BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Full Movie
Directed by Bill Condon
Produced by David Hoberman Todd Lieberman
Screenplay by Stephen Chbosky Evan Spiliotopoulos
Based on Disney's Beauty and the Beast
Starring Emma Watson Dan Stevens Luke Evans Kevin Kline Josh Gad Ewan Mc Gregor Stanley Tucci Audra Mc Donald Gugu Mbatha-RawIan Mc Kellen Emma Thompson
Music by Alan Menken
Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Release date February 23, 2017 (Spencer House) March 17, 2017 (United States)
Running time 129 minutes
Country United States
Beauty and the Beast is a 2017 American musical romantic fantasy film directed by Bill Condon from a screenplay written by Stephen Chboskyand Evan Spiliotopoulos. A co-production between Walt Disney Pictures and Mandeville Films, the film is a live-action remake of Disney's 1991 animated film of the same name, itself an adaptation of Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont's eighteenth-century fairy tale. The film features an ensemble castthat includes Emma Watson and Dan Stevens as the titular characters withLuke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Audra McDonald, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Ian McKellen and Emma Thompson in supporting roles.
In the film, a young woman named Belleis imprisoned in an enchanted castle by a fearsome Beast, who soon falls in love with her. There, she learns that the Beast was a prince who is cursed by a mysterious sorceress with his servants into their current states as penance for their past callousness. Belle also tries to evade Gaston, a narcissistic hunter who is obsessed to have her for himself, ultimately leading to a confrontation between her suitors.
Principal photography began atShepperton Studios in Surrey, England on May 18, 2015, and ended on August 21. Beauty and the Beast premiered on February 23, 2017, at Spencer House in London and was released in North America on March 17, 2017, in thestandard, Disney Digital 3-D, RealD 3D,IMAX and IMAX 3D formats along withDolby Cinema. The film received generally positive reviews from critics and has grossed $392 million (with a projected eventual $1.5 billion) worldwide, against its $160 million production and marketing budget.