Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Episode #25March. 23, 2017 55m 37s Download
In this episode: TJ Draper and Joe Darnell

Be our guest on this cinematic journey as TJ and Joe discuss the live action remake of Disney's Beauty and the Beast — a worthy successor to the classic animated film from 1991 featuring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson and more.

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Film Statistics

  • Release Date: March 17, 2017
  • Director: Bill Condon
  • Production Budget: $160 million
  • World Wide Gross: $428.4 million




Disney’s animated classic takes on a new form, with a widened mythology and an all-star cast. A young prince, imprisoned in the form of a beast, can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle, the only human girl to ever visit the castle since it was enchanted.

Beauty and the Beast US Official Trailer

Watch the brand new trailer for Disney's "Beauty and the Beast," starring Emma Watson & Dan Stevens.

Beauty and the Beast (2017) — IMDb

An adaptation of the Disney fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.

Beauty and the Beast (2017) — Rotten Tomatoes

Critics Consensus: With an enchanting cast, beautifully crafted songs, and a painterly eye for detail, Beauty and the Beast offers a faithful yet fresh retelling that honors its beloved source material.

Beauty and the Beast (2017) — Box Office Mojo

Domestic Total as of Mar. 21, 2017: $206,161,124 Distributor: Buena Vista Release Date: March 17, 2017 Genre: Fantasy Runtime: 2 hrs. 9 min. MPAA Rating: PG Production Budget: $160 million