The Lion King

The Lion King

Matthew Broderick
Director: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff Cast: Matthew Broderick
Matthew Broderick
, Jeremy Irons
Jeremy Irons
Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff,

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Overview

One of the most popular Disney animated musicals, The Lion King presents the story of a lion cub's journey to adulthood and acceptance of his royal destiny. Simba (voiced first by Jonathan Taylor Thomas, then by Matthew Broderick) begins life as an honored prince, the son of the powerful King Mufasa (voiced by James Earl Jones). The cub's happy childhood turns tragic when his evil uncle, Scar (voiced by Jeremy Irons), murders Mufasa and drives Simba away from the kingdom. In exile, the young lion befriends the comically bumbling pair of Pumbaa the warthog (voiced by Ernie Sabella) and Timon the meerkat (voiced by Nathan Lane), he and lives a carefree jungle life. As he approaches adulthood, however, he is visited by the spirit of his father, who instructs him to defeat the nefarious Scar and reclaim his rightful throne. Borrowing elements from Hamlet, classical mythology, and African folk tales, The Lion King tells its mythic coming-of-age tale with a combination of spectacular visuals and lively music, featuring light, rhythmic songs by Elton John and Tim Rice, and a score by Hans Zimmer. Embraced by children and adults alike, the film also spawned hit songs ("Can You Feel the Love Tonight," "The Circle of Life") and a hit Broadway musical. In late 2002, The Lion King was re-released in the large-screen IMAX format.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/29/2017
UPC: 0786936853773
Original Release: 1994
Rating: G
Source: Walt Disney Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen, Color]
Sound: [Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:28:00
Sales rank: 6,808

Special Features

[cc]; English SDH

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Matthew Broderick Simba
Jeremy Irons Scar
James Earl Jones Mufasa
Moira Kelly Nala
Nathan Lane Timon
Ernie Sabella Pumbaa
Whoopi Goldberg Shenzi
Cheech Marin Banzai
Robert Guillaume Rafiki
Rowan Atkinson Zazu
Niketa Calame Young Nala
Jim Cummings Ed
Madge Sinclair Sarabi
Jonathan Taylor Thomas Young Simba
Zoe Leader Sarafina
Joseph Williams Simba (Singing)
Jason Weaver Young Simba (Singing)
David McCharen Other Voices
Philip Proctor Other Voices
Frank Welker Other Voices
Cathy Cavadini Other Voices
Judi M. Durand Other Voices

Technical Credits
Roger Allers Director
Rob Minkoff Director
John Carnochan Editor
Brian Chavanne Casting
Alice Dewey Associate Producer
Tom Finan Editor
Andy Gaskill Art Director
Don Hahn Producer
Joe Jiuliano Camera Operator
Elton John Songwriter
Sarah McArthur Executive Producer
Irene Mecchi Screenwriter
Jonathan Roberts Screenwriter
Chris Sanders Production Designer
Thomas C. Schumacher Executive Producer
Linda Woolverton Screenwriter
Hans Zimmer Score Composer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Lion King: The Walt Disney Signature Collection
1. "Circle Of Life" [4:39]
2. Scar [3:30]
3. Father And Son [3:18]
4. Uncle Scar [2:40]
5. "I Just Can't Wait To Be King" [3:41]
6. Elephant Graveyard [5:03]
7. Under The Stars [2:41]
8. "Be Prepared" [4:47]
9. Stampede [5:27]
10. The King Is Dead [4:21]
11. Scar Takes Over [1:00]
12. Timon And Pumbaa [3:02]
13. "Hakuna Matata" [4:03]
14. Scar In Command [1:46]
15. Pumbaa And Timon Wax Philosophical [3:07]
16. Nala And Simba Reunite [:32]
17. "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" [4:03]
18. Trouble In Paradise [3:05]
19. He Lives In You [1:35]
20. Simba Returns [6:16]
21. Simba Confronts Scar [3:51]
22. The Fight [4:01]
23. Simba Ascends [4:02]
24. End Credits [2:38]
25. Chapter 25 [4:58]

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