Beauty and the Beast (1946)
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Sex & Nudity
Violence & Gore
- The Beast kills an animal offscreen, and we see a little blood. Belle scolds him for having done so.
- When Belle's suitor Avenant tries to break in to steal the Beast's treasure at the end, he is killed by an arrow shot from a magical statue guarding the treasure. As he dies, he turns into a beast, and the Beast turns into a Prince who resembles Avenant.
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
- Belle's brother drinks and gambles.
Frightening & Intense Scenes
- The Beast is somewhat frightening when he first appears, and when he first encounters Belle. She faints when she first sees him , but soon becomes accustomed to his appearance, as does the audience watching the film.
- There are several rather creepy (but beautiful, and fascinating to watch) special effects throughout the film. Disembodied arms appear out of nowhere and serve coffee (or tea) to whomever is dining, and the eyes of the statues carved as ornaments on the fireplace turn to watch whoever is in the house. These effects were all done by people in makeup and costumes, and with lighting effects, not by computer animation.
- The death scene at the end is rather intense.
- It's intended to be rather funny, but when Belle's sisters look at their reflections in the magic mirror that Belle has brought, they see themselves reflected as a monkey and old lady.
Sex & Nudity
- None. At the end, as they fly away, Beauty and the Prince (who was once the Beast) kiss.