The Lion King (1994) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film

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The Lion King (1994) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film The Lion King

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  • Feature Length Animated FilmFeature
  • Hand Drawn / Computer Assisted Animation
  • Walt Disney Studios
  • Animation Studio: Walt Disney Feature Animation
  • Distributed by: Buena Vista Pictures Distribution
  • Cartoon Characters: Simba, Nala, Scar, Mufasa, Rafiki, Zazu, Timon, Pumbaa, Sarafina, Sarabi, Banzai, Ed, Shenzi.
  • Voice Actors: Jonathan Thomas, Jason Weaver, Matthew Broderick, Joseph Williams, Niketa Calame, Laura Williams, Moira Kelly, Sally Dworsky, Rowan Atkinson; Full Voice Cast Full Voice Cast...
  • Directed By Rob Minkoff, Roger Allers.
  • Produced By Don Hahn, Sarah McArthur, Thomas Schumacher, Alice Dewey.
  • Animated By Alexander Williams, Dale Baer, Joe Ekers, Lorna Cook, Michael Cedeno, Randy Haycock, Phillip Young, Brad Ruha, Chris Wahl, Danny Wawrzaszek, T. Daniel Hofstedt, Tom Bancroft; more Animators More Cartoon Animators...
  • Awards: Oscar Statuette  Academy Award Winner, Best Original Song, "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" (Music: Elton John, Lyrics: Tim Rice), 1995; more Awards More Awards...
  • Music: Elton John, Tim Rice, Hans Zimmer, Lebo M..
  • Editor: Tom Finan, John Carnochan.
  • Originally Released on June 24, 1994. (more dates More Dates...)
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 89 minutes.
  • Production Number: 885
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

A young lion cub, Simba, struggles to follow in the regal paw prints of his father, King Mufasa, after Mufasa is killed through the treachery of his uncle Scar. Simba is convinced that he is actually responsible for his father's death, and Scar urges him to run...  (more)

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Foreign Language Titles:

"Le Roi Lion (French)" and "El Rey León (Spanish)."

The initial idea for this film came from a conversation between Jeffrey Katzenberg, Roy E. Disney and Peter Schneider on a flight to Europe in 1988 to promote Oliver & Company. By November, Thomas Disch had written a...  (more)

Production budget estimated at $45 million.

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I really enjoyed this movie when I was a kid. The songs were the best of the whole film. My favourite songs are "I just can't wait to be king" and "Be prepared". I thought Scar is the best Disney villain ever, espichally when he has...  (read more)

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"The Lion King" is undoubtedly the best Disney movie so far.It is a film for all the family.You couln't say that it is just a children's film.There is much more in it than what a little child would understand.
This movie does not have...  (read more)

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Trite, predictable boring and made more so by the homogonous pap music of Elton John.
Visually striking, yes but that's about it.
Timon and Pumbaa are what made Jar Jar Binks possible and they make...  (read more)

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For one that happens to hate musicals, and isn't a kid who'd be interested on stories that are simplier than those of the Sunday morning cartoons, this movie just isn't worth watching. Not even for being probably the most important animated film...  (read more)

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Watching the glorious opening sequence of "The Lion King" for a second time, I wondered how I could ever have disliked this movie. But the answer came to me at the same point as in the original version. And the answer is Timon and Pumbaa.
The...  (read more)

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