'Beauty and the Beast' Waltzing Past $1B at Global Box Office

Posted April 15, 2017

The film was already considered 2017's highest-grosser worldwide, but the box office draw this week catapulted it into in a different category; it's now the highest-grossing live-action movie musical in history. Check out a short new video featuring a special look at the Beauty and the Beast worldwide tour below!

"From September onwards, Netflix will become the exclusive United States pay TV home of the latest films from Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and Pixar", Netflix announced a year ago.

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After debuting March 17 on domestic screens, Beauty and the Beast broke North American box office records, tallying the best opening ($174.8 million) of all time for its respective month of release.

"Beauty and the Beast" which stars Emma Watson and Dan Stevens as the main characters was first released last month in the United States and then to the rest of the world. Disney has a whopping 22 live-action movies of its animated classics planned.

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Disney can pat itself on the back, as "Beauty and the Beast" is its second live-action film to break $1 billion ("Alice in Wonderland" was first), The Hollywood Reporter noted.

Beauty and the Beast ran on Broadway for 5,461 performances between 1994 and 2007, becoming one of Broadway's longest-running productions.

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A spokesman of Walt Disney Studios in the Philippines announced that the Emma Watson starrer posted a cumulative gross of P667.46 million yesteday, its 27th day of release in the Philippines.