‘Beauty And The Beast’ Breaks Records In Box Office

arrives at the New York special screening of Disney's live-action adaptation "Beauty and the Beast" at Alice Tully Hall on March 13, 2017 in New York City.

Beauty and the Beast has already earned a stunning $170 million at the U.S. box office and $350 million internationally, breaking a record of five box office records in one weekend.

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The film now holds the biggest national and international opening of all time for a PG film, surpassing Finding Dory.

It has also become the seventh biggest opening in history, trailing the final film of the Harry Potter franchise. The film also became the biggest debut for a film with a female lead. Disney set a new record for its company too; the film has become the studio’s highest debuting of Disney’s live-action remakes.

“This is such a beloved property. And in such a time of uncertainty in this country, and all over the world, I think this movie gives people a sense of joy and comfort,” Beauty and the Beast producer David Hoberman told The Hollywood Reporter.

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