Beauty and the Beast reaches $428.5 million in five days
Walt Disney Pictures‘ Beauty and the Beast added an impressive $17.9 million domestically and $18.2 million internationally on Tuesday, for a global take of $36.1 million in one day. This means that the live-action adaptation has now grossed $206.2 million in North American and $222.3 million overseas, for a worldwide total of $428.5 million.
Domestically, Tuesday saw Beauty and the Beast beat the previous pre-summer Tuesday record holder Furious 7 ($13.3 million) and last year’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ($12.1 million), as well as the first Tuesdays of movies including The Avengers, Rogue One and Captain America: Civil War. Beauty and the Beast has also crossed $200 million in just five days domestically, tying with four other titles in crossing in that time span: Captain America: Civil War, The Dark Knight, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.
The Beauty and the Beast results from key international markets:
Hong Kong $3.9M
Directed by Bill Condon, Beauty and the Beast stars Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as the Beast, Luke Evans as Gaston, Kevin Kline as Maurice, Josh Gad as Lefou, Ewan McGregor as Lumière, Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette, Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, Stanley Tucci as Cadenza, Audra McDonald as Garderobe, and Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts.