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PG-13| 1 hr. 26 min.

Plot Summary
After a spurned classmate curses him, a teen will be forever ugly unless he finds love.

Cast: Alex Pettyfer , Vanessa Hudgens , Neil Patrick Harris , Peter Krause , LisaGay Hamilton , Mary-Kate Olsen , Dakota Johnson , Erik Knudsen

Director: Daniel Barnz

Genres: Fantasy, Romance

Distributor: CBS Films

Beastly (2011)

Release Date: March 4th, 2011|1 hr. 26 min.

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  • Beastly offers a thoroughly dopey reread of the "Beauty and the Beast" fairy tale. show more

  • Rarely do films from Hollywood emerge in such an inane manner. Its rote characters are inevitably in predictable situations with no subtext or subtlety to any of their predicaments. show more

  • 40

    All good humor must come to an end, and a love story has to be able to fall back on tenderness and sweetness eventually. Unfortunately, every time Beastly reaches for either of those things, it's ... really bad. show more

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