Beauty and a Beast breaks box bureau records

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Emma Watson stars in Beauty and a Beast

Beauty and a Beast has fascinated film fans on a opening weekend – holding $350m (£282m) around a world.

The film took $170m (£137m) during North American box offices alone and pennyless a bucket of annals in a process.

It had a biggest ever opening weekend for a PG-rated film, and notched adult a seventh best opening overall.

The film simply outsold a rest of a tip 10 total – Kong: Skull Island was a closest competitor, holding $28.9m (£23.3m) on a second weekend.

Beauty and a Beast outlines Disney’s best opening for a live movement reconstitute nonetheless – violence The Jungle Book, Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland.

In a UK, a film warranted £18.4m – a fifth biggest opening weekend ever.

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