Overall Rank: 946
Average Rating: 3/4
# of Ratings: 98
Theatrical Release Date: 10/29/1946
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Jean Cocteau
Actors: Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parély, Nane Germon, Michel Auclair, Raoul Marco
Plot: The classic tale of an ugly man and a beautiful woman - but which is the beauty and which is the beast.
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Snoogans - wrote on 06/24/2014
There is much beauty to be seen in this stunning fairy tale adaptation. I loved everything about the Beast and his castle. Very creative imagery. The story and Beast/Belle relationship doesn't offer much outside the routine. Serviceable, with other aspects worth admiring. Easy watch.
mitchellyoung - wrote on 10/05/2010
A different take on the fairytale than the famous Disney animated classic, but still just as magical. This is a visual masterpiece that is full of both charm and beauty.
GGauthier - wrote on 09/05/2007
This version of Beauty and the Beast is not only the best I've seen in my life, but also a cinematic masterpiece. An unique achievement by a very not popular french director. An underrated movie that should be seen for everyone, and I tell you why. Because of the effects, considering is 60 years old. The acting. The music, and the adaptation. It has no flaws, and is one of the most beautiful (in artistic terms) movies I've ever seen. Instant Top 20.
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