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.
The Broadway production of "The Lion King" opened at the New Amsterdam Theater on October 15, 1997, has run for 6681 performances, and is the fourth-longest running show on Broadway (as of November 30, 2013). "The Lion King" won the 1998 Tony Award ... ...
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?
After Scar throws Mufusa to his death the latter appears to be plunging straight down. However a few scenes later Simba finds his body under the broken tree which is a few feet away where Mufusa fell.
There are no opening credits.
English, Swahili, Xhosa, Zulu
£16,650,343 (UK) (11 November 1994)
$422,783,777 (USA) (13 January 2012)
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