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.
Elton John and Tim Rice were a little shocked when they saw that the producers originally intended to have their (eventual) Oscar-winning love ballad "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" as a duet between Timon and Pumbaa.
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 "sunrise" scene the river is seen on the "south" side of Pride Rock. Later during Simba's "circle of life" lesson the river is on the "north" side of Pride Rock.
The IMAX version uses the orange/black Walt Disney Pictures logo (usually used for live-action movies).
English, Swahili, Xhosa, Zulu
£16,650,343 (UK) (11 November 1994)
$422,783,777 (USA) (13 January 2012)
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