G | | Animation, Adventure, Drama
Lion cub and future king Simba searches for his identity. His eagerness to please others and penchant for testing his boundaries sometimes gets him into trouble.
Despite repeated allegations of plagiarism of the Tezuka Productions' TV series Kimba the White Lion (1965), first shown in the 1960s, Disney maintain that all the similarities are coincidental.
Life's not fair, is it? You see, I... well, I shall never be king. And you... shall never see the light of another day. Hmm-hmm-hmm, adieu.
Zazu: Didn't your mother ever tell you not to play with your food?
During the "Mufasa, Mufasa, Mufasa," scene, Shenzi's hair changes when she rolls over to laugh.
Prior to the beginning of the movie is a brief words, "In remembrance of Frank Wells" message (Mr. Wells is a president of Disney Studios, who died prior to the film's release).
English, Swahili, Xhosa, Zulu
£16,650,343 (UK) (11 November 1994)
$422,783,777 (USA) (13 January 2012)
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