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A.k.a.
Beauty and the Beast
Year
1946
Runtime
93 min.
Directors
Jean Cocteau, René Clément
Genres
Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Rating *
7.9
Votes *
17,851
Checks
8,801
Favs
733
Dislikes
49
Favs/checks
8.3% (1:12)
Favs/dislikes
15:1
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  1. acelerada's avatar

    acelerada

    I'm not sure whether Belle entrance to the castle or Avenant's hair flip is my favorite part in this film. 9 years 6 months ago
  2. thijmensietsma's avatar

    thijmensietsma

    Stunning, Belle entrance to the castle is one of the most beautiful scenes in film I have ever seen. Cocteau takes you away into his magical world, what a vision! 10 years 11 months ago
  3. MrE2Me's avatar

    MrE2Me

    Absolutely gorgeous. Visual poetry. 11 years 10 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #6 in The Criterion Collection
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  2. This movie ranks #8 in BFI's 100 Cult Films
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  3. This movie ranks #11 in Time Out's The 100 Best French Films
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  4. This movie ranks #11 in Stanley Kubrick, Cinephile
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  5. This movie ranks #17 in Time Out's The 100 Best Romantic Films
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  6. This movie ranks #21 in Taschen's 100 All-Time Favorite Movies
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  7. This movie ranks #30 in Empire's The 100 Best Films of World Cinema
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  8. This movie ranks #31 in IMDb's 1940s Top 50
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  9. This movie ranks #37 in The Times's 100 Best French Films
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  10. This movie ranks #51 in Cahiers du Cinéma's 100 Films for an Ideal Cinematheque
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  11. This movie ranks #66 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  12. This movie ranks #85 in Butler's Fantasy Cinema: Impossible Worlds on Screen
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  13. This movie ranks #94 in Roger Ebert's Great Movies
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  14. This movie ranks #158 in Anthology Film Archives's Essential Cinema
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  15. This movie ranks #177 in BFI's 360 Classic Feature Films Project
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  16. This movie ranks #185 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  17. This movie ranks #202 in 366 Weird Movies
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  18. This movie ranks #248 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Cinema
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  19. This movie ranks #265 in Emma Beare's 501 Must-See Movies
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  20. This movie ranks #268 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  21. This movie ranks #292 in Empire's The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time
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  22. This movie ranks #320 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
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  23. This movie ranks #389 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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