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Live-Action 'Beauty & The Beast' Is the Top Movie in the U.S. Due to Drive-In Theaters

Live-Action 'Beauty & The Beast' Is the Top Movie in the U.S. Due to Drive-In Theaters

Beauty and the Beast is back on top at the movies!

The 2017 live-action Disney film, which features stars like Emma Watson, Dan Stevens and Luke Evans is dominating at the box office, pulling in an estimated $467,000 at 527 locations, according to Deadline.

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The movie’s success is due largely from drive-in theaters amid the pandemic, while movie theaters remain closed. It’s been 18 weeks since the major chains closed their doors.

Beauty and the Beast was the best-selling movie of 2017, garnering over $1.26 billion in global ticket sales.

“Its a fantastic feeling to be part of such a well loved movie. Beauty and the Beast is number one again, 174 weeks after it was first released world wide. 💥 🙏🏼,” Luke Evans reacted to the news.

And if you’re looking for some streaming options at home, Netflix just announced the full list of movies and TV shows hitting the service in August.

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Posted to: Beauty and the Beast, Dan Stevens, Disney, Emma Watson, Luke Evans, Movies

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