Top 22 Beauty And The Beast Movie Details

While searching the internet for Beauty And The Beast movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

Gaston used his bow in the final confrontation with the Beast instead of his blunderbuss, this is because it was raining and the gunpowder would've gotten wet making it useless.
Gaston used his bow in the final confrontation with the Beast instead of his blunderbuss, this is because it was raining and the gunpowder would've gotten wet making it useless.
You can see little skulls in his eyes as he falls to his death.
You can see little skulls in his eyes as he falls to his death.

Trivia

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  1. The Beast / Prince never received an official name. However, some of the cast allegedly named him "Adam". This is likely referencing Frankenstein's Monster in "Frankenstein" (1818). Never given a name by his creator, the Monster suggested that he be called "Adam".

  2. Which takes place in France, the beer steins sing in a German accent

Easter Eggs

Finding Easter Eggs in movies is one of my favorite hobbies. Hidden objects, characters, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - In the final fight between Gaston and the beast in Beauty and the beast (1991), as Gaston falls to his death he has skulls in his eyes
    In the final fight between Gaston and the beast in Beauty and the beast (1991), as Gaston falls to his death he has skulls in his eyes
  • 1 - - The Latin motto on the Beast's stained glass window reads "Vincit Qui Se Vincit" which translates "He Conquers Who Conquers Himself"
    - The Latin motto on the Beast's stained glass window reads "Vincit Qui Se Vincit" which translates "He Conquers Who Conquers Himself"
  • When Lumiere takes Belle to her room, you can hear the song "Home" from the Broadway Musical in the background.

Hidden Details

1 - During Gaston's song, you can briefly see LeFou giving people coins at certain points in the song. He's bribing them to go along with the whole thing to cheer Gaston up.
During Gaston's song, you can briefly see LeFou giving people coins at certain points in the song. He's bribing them to go along with the whole thing to cheer Gaston up.

Maestro Cadenza is missing teeth. Earlier in the film, as a harpsichord, he fires his "teeth" (keys) at the attacking townspeople to fend them off.

1 - Belle was willing to be locked up for the rest of her life with the beast to save her father, but unwilling to be stuck with Gaston for the rest of her life to save her father.
Belle was willing to be locked up for the rest of her life with the beast to save her father, but unwilling to be stuck with Gaston for the rest of her life to save her father.

Gaston's opponent moves his bishop from a white square to a red square (an illegal move) before Gaston smashes the board.

1 - After Cogsworth is turned back into a human, his mustache is uneven like the hands of a clock.
After Cogsworth is turned back into a human, his mustache is uneven like the hands of a clock.
1 - When Gaston sings "and every last inch of me's covered with hair", he winks when saying "inch"
When Gaston sings "and every last inch of me's covered with hair", he winks when saying "inch"

Belle's father comes across a sign showing him the way to Anaheim, where Disneyland is located

1 - When Gaston is battling the beast, he loses his balance and falls off the castle with 2 skulls in his pupils showing him his death.
When Gaston is battling the beast, he loses his balance and falls off the castle with 2 skulls in his pupils showing him his death.

According to the storyboard, in Beauty and the Beast (1991) all silverware and plates and cups were supposed to have faces.

Belle's favourite book is not unlike her own adventure. (explanation in comments)

Guillotine reference during "Be Our Guest".

The chorus of girls that follow Gaston have hairstyles of different Disney princesses (Jasmine, Belle, and Ariel)

Was banned or censored in Russia, Malaysia, Kuwait and (surprise) Alabama for implied homosexuality.

1 - The invention made by Maurice in Beauty and the Beast (1991), the axe has a chip in it. Foreshadowing it's use by Chip the cup
The invention made by Maurice in Beauty and the Beast (1991), the axe has a chip in it. Foreshadowing it's use by Chip the cup
Beauty And The Beast poster
Beauty And The Beast poster

Beauty And The Beast Plot: A prince cursed to spend his days as a hideous monster sets out to regain his humanity by earning a young woman's love.

I am pretty sure that you've watched Beauty And The Beast, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about Beauty And The Beast and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Director Gary Trousdale
Main Actors Robby Benson, Jesse Corti, Rex Everhart, Angela Lansbury
IMDB score 8.0