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.
Jeremy Irons was reluctant to lend his voice as Scar, until he saw the animation, he fell in love with the character.
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.
There are no opening credits.
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.
I Just Can't Wait to Be King
Music by Elton John (uncredited)
Lyrics by Tim Rice (uncredited)
Arranged and Produced by Mark Mancina
Performed by Jason Weaver and Laura Williams with Rowan Atkinson
English, Swahili, Xhosa, Zulu
ARS 4,447,493 (Argentina) (6 July 1994)
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