G | | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A Lion cub crown prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.
Several character names are based on Swahili words: Simba - lion Nala - gift Sarabi - mirage Rafiki - friend Pumbaa - simpleton/weak-minded Shenzi - barbarous/uncouth/uncivilized/savage Despite the fact that Zawadi is the Swahili word for gift, Nala's name also means gift.
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?
When Scar took Simba into the tree and rock at the gorge, Scar was standing and Simba was sitting. In the next shot, it's the other way around.
"In Remembrance of Frank Wells President of The Walt Disney Company from 1984-1994"
In the 2011 Diamond Edition release and current releases, the original 1990 Walt Disney Pictures logo was replaced with the current 2006 Walt Disney Pictures logo. These changes were also made in the 3D re-release, following the 2007 Steamboat Willie-inspired Walt Disney Animation Studios logo.
English, Swahili, Xhosa, Zulu
ARS 4,447,493 (Argentina) (6 July 1994)
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