Beauty and the Beast (1991 movie) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBeauty and the Beast
|Produced by||Don Hahn|
|Screenplay by||Linda Woolverton|
|Music by||Alan Menken|
|Editing by||John Carnochan|
|Distributed by||Buena Vista Pictures|
|Release date(s)||September 29, 1991(New York Film Festival)
November 22, 1991 (United States)
|Running time||84 minutes|
|Money made||$425 million|
Beauty and the Beast is a 1991 American animated musical fantasy movie produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 30th movie in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series and the third movie of the Disney Renaissance period. The movie is based on the fairy tale La Belle et la Bête by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont It is about a prince who is turned into a beast and a young woman named Belle whom he imprisons in his castle. To become a prince again, the Beast must love Belle and win her love in return, or he will remain a Beast forever.
The movie was first released into movie theaters on November 22, 1991. It become very popular. A direct-to-video midquel called Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas was released in 1997. It was followed in 1998 by another midquel, Belle's Magical World. An IMAX special edition version of the original movie was released in 2002, with a new five-minute musical sequence included. After the success of the 3D re-release of The Lion King, the movie returned to theaters in 3D on January 13, 2012. A live-action remake was also released on March 17, 2017.
|Chile||December 27, 1991|
Images for kids
A frame from the "Beauty and the Beast" ballroom dance sequence. The background was animated using computer generated imagery which, when the traditionally animated characters are composited against it using Pixar's CAPS system, gives the illusion of a dollying film camera.
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