Beauty and the Beast (Disney) (Blu-ray)
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Follow the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself in the castle of a prince who's been turned into a mysterious beast.
Acclaimed and treasured like no other, Disney's beloved modern classic - the first animated feature film in the history of the Oscars®nominated for Best Picture (1991) - is brilliantly transformed to a new level of entertainment through the magic of Blu-ray High Definition. The music you'll never forget, the characters who will fill your heart and the magical adventure about finding beauty within all come to spectacular life in Blu-ray. So be our guest and join the beloved, independent Belle and the Beast with the soul of a prince as they cast an enchanting spell like never before.
- Movies & TV
- 10 Nov 2014
- Region ABC
- Secondary Languages
- Walt Disney
- Interactive Menus
- Scene Access
- Enhanced WS tv
- Bonus Footage
- Deleted Scenes
- Other Documentary: 'Composing a Classic - A Musical Conversation With Alan Menken, Don Hahn and Richard Kraft'
- 92 min
- Age Restriction
- Supply Source
- Beauty and the Beast
- Release Year
- Running Time
- 85 min
- Childrens / Animated / Musicals / Classic / Disney Film / Family (General) / Fantasy / Love Story / Recommended / Romance / Theatrical Release
- US Box Office
- $47.0 million
- Official Website
- The timeless tale of Belle, the beautiful and intelligent girl kept prisoner in the castle of a mysterious beast who must somehow win her love if he is to regain his princely form. Features the voices of Robby Benson, Angela Lansbury and David Ogden Stiers. Academy Award Nominations: 6, including Best Picture, Best Song ("Be Our Guest"), Best Song ("Belle"). Academy Awards: Best Song ("Beauty and the Beast").
- Theatrical release: Nov. 22, 1991.
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is the 30th full-length animated feature from Walt Disney Pictures.
The CAV laserdisc is letterboxed, and also includes a short documentary, "The Making of Beauty and the Beast."
Both laserdisc formats are available only for a limited time.
Lyricist and Executive Producer Howard Ashman died of AIDS in March 1991, before the film opened.
"Beauty and the Beast" is dedicated to him.
Shot in Technicolor.
Rated BBFC U.
- Cast & Crew
- Movie Critics
- Film Comment
- "...Clever....Great funny songs..."— Robert Horton (1 Nov 1991, p.50-3)
- Los Angeles Times
- "...Wised-up as well as traditional, with a striking and detailed look and a strong storyline, it is sure to charm a wide audience both now and for a long time to come..."— Kenneth Turan (15 Nov 1991, p.F1)
- New York Times
- "...Fresh and altogether triumphant....[A] mixture of elaborate, painstaking technique and perfect simplicity..."— Janet Maslin (13 Nov 1991, p.C17)
- Total Film
- 5 stars out of 5 -- "Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise's retelling of the French fairytale reaches a level of artistry, sophistication and musical excellence that's still to be bettered by the Mouse House -- or indeed its rivals."— Neil Smith (1 Jul 2012, )