Beauty and the Beast is a French Fairy Tale originally written and published in the 18th century by the author Gabrielle-Suzanne de Villeneuve. The story has been adapted and altered many times, but all versions concern a romance between a beautiful young woman and a monstrously ugly man; the titular Beauty and the Beast respectively.
The Disney franchise inspired by the story has its own section below.
Beauty and the Beast and its adaptations include:
- Beauty and the Beast (1740), the original French fairy tale written by Gabrielle-Suzanne de Villeneuve.
- Beastly (2007), a novel written by Alex Flinn moving the story to modern New York City.
- Beauty and the Beast (1946), a French live-action film directed by Jean Cocteau.
- Beauty and the Beast (1992), an animated film produced by Golden Films.
- Beauty and the Beast (1999), another animated film from Golden Films with the same name as the first film.
- Blood of Beasts (2005), a British live-action film moving the story to medieval Scandinavia.
- Beauty and the Beast (2014), a French live-action film directed by Christophe Gans.
- Beauty and the Beast (1987-1990), a CBS live-action series moving the story to modern New York City.
- Beauty and the Beast (2012-2016), a reboot loosely inspired by the above series.
Disney's Beauty and the Beast:
- Beauty and the Beast (1991), a Disney Animated Canon animated film.
- Beauty and the Beast (created in 1994), a musical by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, based on the 1991 animated film.
- Beauty And The Beast A Board Game Adventure (1999), a Party Game for the Game Boy Color, based on the 1991 animated film.