Beast (Beauty and the Beast)

Last Updated on: January 28th, 2024

Who is Beast?

Beast is a fictional character, the male protagonist of Disney’s 1991 animated feature film Beauty and the Beast. He is a prince who is transformed into a beast as punishment for his arrogance and lack of compassion. The curse can only be broken if he learns to love and be loved in return.

Beast is initially portrayed as a cold, rude and short-tempered individual, but as he falls in love with Belle, his kinder and more sensitive side starts to show. He also helps Belle to see past his appearance and to love him for who he truly is.

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Beauty and the Beast (Song)

“Beauty and the Beast” is a song from the Disney animated film of the same name. The song was written by lyricist Howard Ashman and…


Something There (Song)

“Something There” is a song featured in the 1991 Disney animated film “Beauty and the Beast“. The song is sung by the film’s two main…


Evermore (Song)

“Evermore” is a song from the 2017 live-action adaptation of the classic Disney animated film “Beauty and the Beast“. The song was written by composer…


If I Can’t Love Her (Song)

“If I Can’t Love Her” is a song from the stage adaptation of the 1991 Disney animated film “Beauty and the Beast“. The song is…




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Beauty and the Beast Dollhouse

Experience the imaginative world of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast with Belle’s enchanted dollhouse by KidKraft. Young kids can recreate enchanting scenes throughout 3 rooms,…









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