Disney’s Beauty and the Beast entered theatres nationwide on March 17, 2017. Fans showed up, making Beauty and the Beast the biggest box office opening movie of the year. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast racked up $170 million in sales opening weekend.
This film smashed other records such as Disney’s highest domestic grossing opening live-action movie to date and largest profit from IMAX theatres with $21 Million in sales. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast remake cost $160 million to produce. Experts except global sales to reach 1 billion before Beauty & the Beast leave theatres.
Disney has successfully remade films such as Cinderella and The Jungle Book. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is their latest success.