“Beauty And The Beast” Breaks Box Office Records; $350 Million Global Opening

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“Beauty And The Beast” reigned supreme at the box office this weekend with an estimated $170 million domestically and $180 million internationally resulting in a worldwide gross of $350 million.

“Beauty And The Beast” achieved the following accomplishments:

  • The highest March opening weekend record.
  • The largest opening for a PG rated film.
  • The largest Spring opening weekend.
  • The 7th largest opening weekend ever.
  • The 4th largest Saturday gross of all time.
  • The 6th largest Sunday gross of all time.
  • The largest IMAX opening for a PG rated film in both domestic and global markets.

Here are the top ten highest grossing domestic movies for 2017:


Source: Box Office Mojo

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Fantastic movie, going again next week.


Seeing it tomorrow! Can’t wait.