Beauty and the Beast has recorded the seventh best opening overall in the United States and Canada. Through nostalgic costuming, cutting-edge special effects and inspired musical direction, "Beauty and the Beast" truly is a story that lasts a lifetime.
Disney was already expecting a hit weeks before Beauty hit theaters.
"Beauty and the Beast" easily outpaced the current March open record-holder, "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice", which grossed $166 million on the same weekend previous year.
The movie, which stars Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast, was also number one in a series of foreign markets like the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Brazil, Mexico and China.
In the film, the handsome Belle is imprisoned in an enchanted castle by a fearsome Beast, who soon falls in love with her.
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Next was Universal's horror film 'Get Out, ' with $13.2 million in weekend receipts. Alice in Wonderland, the 2010 live-action film directed by Tim Burton, previously held the record for a Disney live-action film based on an animated classic grossing the most in its opening weekend.
Plenty of beauties had a ball at the Family Drive-In Theatre to celebrate the opening weekend of Disney's live-action remake of the classic movie "Beauty and the Beast". It also wasn't expected to best Lucasfilm/Disney's "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story", which launched in December to $155 million, or take the crown for best March opening by topping "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice", which bowed to $166 million over the March 25-27 weekend past year.
It continued with the Film Censorship Board in Malaysia requesting Disney to cut the moment from the film completely.
Logan at 3 is now the highest grossing Wolverine movie is the U.S. and with $184 million in total grosses could catch the lowest X-Men movies.
Watson was reportedly offered United States dollars three million upfront, but her profits will likely end up being considerably larger upon the film's total gross.
She also wants an improved proposal that would cover more Americans and offer better Medicaid benefits than the current GOP plan. John Katko, from a closely divided district in upstate NY , who cited inadequate insurance access and cost controls.
Steven Lieberman, Eichenwald's attorney, compared the online attack to someone sending a bomb or anthrax in the mail. In 1997, for example, a Pokémon episode was said to have sent almost 700 Japanese children to the hospital.
The Chinese say the powerful radar in the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence ( THAAD ) system is a threat to Beijing's security . Trump has been a frequent China critic, and the encounter could be crucial to setting the tone in the big-power relationship.
The American Medical Association, the American Hospital Association and other health groups also have come out against the bill . For example, a 60-year-old in Contra Costa County who makes $30,000 per year now receives a subsidy of $11,050.
But the opposition decries them as a tactic of forcibly displacing people who oppose Assad after years of bombardment and siege. He had said earlier this week that fighters who decide to stay in al-Waer can benefit from a government amnesty issued earlier.
According to reports on Syrian opposition websites, Assayed was a senior officer in country's air defense system. Arab media reported that the target of Israel's strikes was a Hezbollah weapons convoy heading toward Lebanon.
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They seem to be on the ball with things and I think they'll do what they did so well last season if they come to West Ham . He has now guided Leicester to victory in each of his last four games since taking over from Claudio Ranieri.
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