Put your hand up if you didn’t see this one coming, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast rocked the box office over the weekend. The movie brought in $174 million for its opening weekend, and ratcheted up the fourth-best Saturday of all time with $62.7 million, ahead of Marvel’s Iron Man 3 ($62.2M) and Captain America: Civil War ($61.2M).
With an opening day of $64.1 million, Beauty and the Beast pulls in the third-best first day for a March release after Batman V. Superman ($81.55M) and The Hunger Games ($67.3M).
It beat their respective opening weekends of $166 million and $152.5 million.
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