This isn't merely the best of the princess features; it's very close to being the best Disney movie of them all.
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
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Consensus: Enchanting, sweepingly romantic, and featuring plenty of wonderful musical numbers, Beauty and the Beast is one of Disney's most elegant animated offerings.
Runtime: 1 hr. 24 min.
Theatrical Release: Nov 22, 1991 Wide
Box Office: $25.1M
Synopsis: An arrogant nobleman is turned into a beast and, in order to break the spell, he tries to win the love of a village girl. An arrogant nobleman is turned into a beast and, in order to break the spell, he tries to win the love of a village girl. [More]
Starring: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Jerry Orbach, Angela Lansbury, Richard White, David Ogden Stiers, Jesse Corti, Rex Everhart, Bradley Michael Pierce, Jo Ann Worley, Kimmy Robertson, Mary Kay Bergman, Vanna Bonta, Brian Cummings, Alvin Epstein, Tony Jay, Alec Murphy, Kath Soucie, Hal Smith, Frank Welker, Albert Tavares, Bradley Pierce
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Don Hahn Talks 3-D Beauty and the Beast
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November 19, 2008:
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August 29, 2008:
Disney Classics Begin Blu-ray Migration
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May 18, 2005:
Weinsteins Are "Hoodwinked" by CGI Red Riding Hood Comedy
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