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Based on the fairytale Beauty and the Beast, popular playboy Kyle (Alex Pettyfer) has his good looks taken away by the spell of a witch (Mary-Kate Olsen). And he'll stay as ugly on the outside as he is on the inside unless he can find someone to fall in love with him. Perhaps that will be Lindy (Vanessa Hudgens), a girl capable of seeing beyond face value. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: B
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 87
Theater Release: 04 Mar 2011
Video Release: 28 Jun 2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Beastly is rated PG-13: for language including some crude comments, drug references and brief violence.

Director: Daniel Barnz
Cast: Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Hudgens, Mary-Kate Olsen
Studio: 2010 CBS Films
Website: Official site for Beastly.

Detailed Review

Beastly is a retelling of the classic fairytale in which a man is aptly punished for his arrogance by having his face remodeled in a most hideous fashion. It’s a… 
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Why Is Beastly Rated PG-13?

Violence: A character is shot and dies during a drug deal. A man hits a… 
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This movie’s main message is about body image and the way we perceive others. When… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

Walt Disney brought this fairytale to life in the animated Beauty and the Beast.… 
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