Beauty and the Beast (1991 movie)
|Beauty and the Beast|
|Produced by||Don Hahn|
|Screenplay by||Linda Woolverton|
|Music by||Alan Menken|
|Edited by||John Carnochan|
|Distributed by||Buena Vista Pictures|
|Box office||$425 million|
Beauty and the Beast is a 1991 American animated musical fantasy movie produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 30th movie in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series and the third movie of the Disney Renaissance period. The movie is based on the fairy tale La Belle et la Bête by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont It is about a prince who is turned into a beast and a young woman named Belle whom he imprisons in his castle. To become a prince again, the Beast must love Belle and win her love in return, or he will remain a Beast forever.
The movie was first released into movie theaters on March 22, 1991. It become very popular. A direct-to-video sequel called Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas was released in 1997. It was followed in 1998 by another sequel, Belle's Magical World. An IMAX special edition version of the original movie was released in 2002, with a new five-minute musical sequence included. After the success of the 3D re-release of The Lion King, the movie returned to theaters in 3D on January 13, 2012. A live-action remake was also released on March 17, 2017.
Release Dates[change | change source]
|United States||March 22, 1991|
|Canada||March 22, 1991|
|Chile||December 27, 1991|
|Japan||September 22, 1992|
|France||October 21, 1992|
|Egypt||October 30, 1992|
|Germany||November 26, 1992|
|Togo||May 16, 1993|
|Bhutan||June 7, 2012|
References[change | change source]
- "Beauty and the Beast". American Film Institute. Retrieved March 28, 2017.
- "Beauty and the Beast". Box Office Mojo.
- "Beauty and the Beast (1991)". The Numbers. Retrieved April 3, 2017.
- LePrince de Beaumont, Jeanne-Marie (1783). "Containing Dialogues between a Governess and Several Young Ladies of Quality Her Scholars". The Young Misses Magazine (4 ed.). London. 1: 45–67.
- Smith, Grady (October 4, 2011). "'Beauty and the Beast', 'The Little Mermaid', 'Finding Nemo', 'Monsters, Inc.' get 3-D re-releases". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved October 27, 2011.
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- Beauty and the Beast at Box Office Mojo