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Disney’s Beauty And The Beast Final Numbers Crush The Box Office Over Weekend

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Disney’s Beauty And The Beast Final Numbers Crush The Box Office Over Weekend

Reportedly, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast has charmed its numbers in the box office, as the film had an overwhelming opening weekend, totaling a gross $170 million in North America and $350 million globally. The film established a number of new box-office records in the process.

The $160 million film stars well-known British actress Emma Watson of Harry Potter, as Belle, and co-star Dan Stevens plays the Beast. The cast also includes others actors, including Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Ian McKellen, and Emma Thompson.

Producer of Beauty and the Beast, David Hoberman, expressed,

“This is such a beloved property. And in such a time of uncertainty in this country, and all over the world, I think this movie gives people a sense of joy and comfort.”

Moreover, the previous record-holder in North America was Pixar/Disney’s Finding Dory, which set numbers at $135 million in Summer 2016. Beauty also scored the top opening of all time for a PG film internationally, led by with China bringing in $44.8 million, and the U.K., Watson’s home country, earning $22.8 million.

Beauty and the Beast even beat out the final Harry Potter movie, that came in at $169.2 million, and ranked No. 7 on the top 10 list of biggest bows in North America, a massive accomplishment.

The film is also Watson’s biggest opener to this day.

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