Beauty And The Beast and Power Rangers Make Lots of Money in Malaysia Box Office

Good news from Disney Malaysia. The local box office collection for the first weekend of Beauty And The Beast is RM10.9mil. It is the biggest live-action Disney movie opening in Malaysia.The Jungle Book, released last year, held the previous record, earning over RM8mil.Beauty And The Beast opened to a record-breaking US$170mil (RM752mil) in the United States when it was released on March 16.Beauty And The Beast courted controversy when director Bill Condon said the character of LeFou, played by Josh Gad, would have a “nice exclusively gay moment” in the film.After much deliberation and public outcry, the film was approved for release without any cuts, and carries a rating of P13 (parental guidance for children under the age of 13).

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