Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Disney's animation comes to life.

Overall B+

Disney takes their adaptation of the classic fairytale and creates a live-action version. This Beauty and the Beast stars Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as the Beast and Luke Evans as Gaston.

Release date March 17, 2017

Violence C
Sexual Content B+
Profanity A-
Substance Use B

Why is Beauty and the Beast (2017) rated PG? The MPAA rated Beauty and the Beast (2017) PG for some action violence, peril and frightening images.

Run Time: 129 minutes

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Why is Beauty and the Beast (2017) rated PG? Beauty and the Beast (2017) is rated PG by the MPAA for some action violence, peril and frightening images.

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Violence: A character is shot three times with a gun—two of these on screen, no blood is shown. Wolves attack characters on two occasions, injuries result. Characters are mocked and bullied as well as verbally and physically abused. A character abandons and leaves another character to die. Death threats are uttered and a character attempts to coerce a woman to marry him. Characters fight with swords and attempt to push one another from tall buildings. Characters lie about their intentions. Characters are restrained with ropes and imprisoned. A magical spell causes characters to transform. Some scenes may frighten young children.

Sexual Content: Infrequent, mild sexual innuendo including remarks implying same gender attraction. Females are seen in cleavage revealing dresses and modest underwear. Three males are briefly seen wearing dresses, two men briefly dance together. Men and women embrace and kiss.

Profanity: A single use of deity and a French religious term.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Implied alcohol use in a pub setting. Alcohol is served with dinner.

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Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, May Frighten Young Children.
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG
Ontario PG Violence, Some Scary Scenes.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Beauty and the Beast (2017) is directed by Bill Condon and stars Dan Stevens, Emma Watson, Luke Evans .

From the Studio:
Disney will release Beauty and the Beast in 3D on March 17, 2017. The beloved tale will be retold for the big screen with a modern live-action lens and the help of transformative CG magic. Emma Watson and Dan Stevens will star as Belle and the Beast/Prince respectively, and Luke Evans will play the role of Gaston. Emma Thompson has joined the cast as Mrs. Potts and Kevin Kline as Belle's father, Maurice.

Eight-time Oscar-winner Alan Menken, who won two Academy Awards for the 1991 animated classic, will score the film, which will feature new recordings of the original songs in addition to several new songs written by Menken and Sir Tim Rice. Bill Condon will direct from a script by Stephen Chbosky, and the film will be produced by Mandeville Films' David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman. Production begins in May at Shepperton Studios in London.
- Walt Disney Studios

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This movie is based on the Disney classic animation, Beauty and the Beast. Alan Menken, who wrote the music for this film also scored The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Pocahontas and Aladdin.

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