The Lion King
Studio: Disney Release Date : June 15, 1994 Series: Disney Theatrical Feature

Cumulative rating: No Ratings Posted

Associated Studio(s)

Walt Disney Feature Animation Florida

Synopsis

Simba, a young lion prince, runs away after his father's death at the paws of his evil uncle Scar. As he grows up carefree with new friends, a spiritual encounter convinces him to return to his home to take his rightful place as king.

Characters

Timon
(Voice: Nathan Lane)
Pumbaa
(Voice: Ernie Sabella)
Simba
(Voice: Matthew Broderick)
Rafiki
(Voice: Robert Guillaume)
Mufasa
(Voice: James Earl Jones)
Scar
(Voice: Jeremy Irons)
Nala
(Voice: Moira Kelly)
Shenzi
(Voice: Whoopie Goldberg)
Banzai
(Voice: Cheech Marin)
Ed (II)
(Voice: Jim Cummings)

Music Sources

Rice, Tim and Elton John : "Circle of Life "
Rice, Tim and Elton John : "I Just Can't Wait to Be King "
Rice, Tim and Elton John : "Be Prepared "
Rice, Tim and Elton John : "Hakuna Matata "
Rice, Tim and Elton John : "Can You Feel the Love Tonight "
Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman : "It's a Small World "
Weiss, George David, Hugo Peretti and Luigi Creatore : "The Lion Sleeps Tonight "


Awards

Won the 1995 Academy Award (Oscar): Best Original Score
Won the 1995 Academy Award (Oscar): Best Original Song ("Can You Feel the Love Tonight")
Nominated for the Academy Award (Oscar): Best Original Song ("Circle of Life")
Nominated for the Academy Award (Oscar): Best Original Song ("Hakuna Matata")

Clips Used In:

The Lion King 1½
Chicken Little
I Am With You
Flik's Musical Adventure at Disney's Animal Kingdom

VHS

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Laserdisc (CLV)

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DVD

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The Lion King (2-Disc Special Edition)
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BluRay Disc

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The Lion King 3D: Diamond Edition (Blu-Ray 3D + Blu-Ray + DVD + Digital Copy)
The Lion King (BluRay + DVD + Digital)
The Lion King - Diamond Edition (BluRay + DVD)
The Lion King: 2-Movie Collection

4K Ultra HD

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Technical Specifications

Running Time: 89:00
Production No.: 885
MPAA No.: 33108
MPAA Rating: G
Animation Type: Combined Standard Animation and Computer Animation (CGI)
Color Type: Technicolor
Print Type: 35mm
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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