Disney’s Beauty and the Beast has already earned a soaring $170 million at the US box office and $350 million globally, setting an extraordinary five box office records, according to The Independent.1 The film now holds the biggest domestic and international opening of all time for a PG film, beating last year’s Finding Dory with $135 million. 2 It’s also the seventh biggest opening of all time, behind the final Harry Potter film with $169.2 million. 3 The biggest opening since last year’s Captain America: Civil War, which debuted at $179.1 million. 4 The highest debuting of Disney’s live-action remakes – beating out Alice in Wonderland, which opened with $116.1 million.
5 And the biggest debut for a female-led film. -KCO