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  1. The Lion King - Wikipedia

    The Lion King is a 1994 American animated musical drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures.It is the 32nd Disney animated feature film, and the fifth animated film produced during a period known as the Disney Renaissance.

  2. The Lion King (1994 soundtrack) - Wikipedia

    The Lion King: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack album for the 1994 Disney animated film, The Lion King. It contains songs from the film written by Elton John and Tim Rice, and a score composed by Hans Zimmer. Elton John has a dual role of performer for several tracks.

  3. The Lion King is an animated movie made by Walt Disney in 1994. It was the most successful animated movie of the 1990s. The movie is about a young lion prince who learns about his role as prince and in the circle of life.

  4. The Lion King (musical) - Wikipedia

    The Lion King is a musical based on the 1994 Walt Disney Animation Studios' animated feature film of the same name with music by Elton John, lyrics by Tim Rice, and book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi, along with additional music and lyrics by Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, Julie Taymor, and Hans Zimmer.

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  6. The Lion King | The Lion King Wiki | Fandom
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    A large number of animals gather around Pride Rock in Africa witnessing the arrival of King Mufasa and Queen Sarabi's newborn cub Simba. The king's younger brother Scar is displeased with the birth of Simba, the future king.As a young cub, Simba is taught about being king by Mufasa, who says that everything the light touches is their kingdom. While touring Pride Rock, Simba asks about a shadowy place in the distance, and Mufasa tells him it is beyond their borders and Simba must never go ther...

    1. Simba (voiced by Matthew Broderick as a young adult and by Jonathan Taylor Thomas as a cub), the titular protagonist. He is the son of Mufasa and Sarabi and mate of Nala. After defeating his uncle Scar, Simba becomes the new king. 2. Nala (voiced by Moira Kelly as a young adult and by Niketa Calame as a cub), the deuteragonist. She is Simba's childhood friend as a cub and his mate as a young adult. Nala becomes queen of the Pride Lands when Simba becomes king. 3. Timon and Pumbaa (voiced...

    The idea for The Lion King started in late 1988 during a conversation between Jeffrey Katzenberg, Roy E. Disney, and Peter Schneider on a plane to Europe to promote the film Oliver and Company. During the conversation, the topic of a story set in Africa came up, and Katzenberg immediately jumped at the idea. Katzenberg also decided to add elements involving coming of age and death, and ideas from his personal life experiences, such as some of his trials in his bumpy road in politics, saying a...

    Lyricist Tim Rice, who was working with composer Alan Menken on songs for Aladdin, was invited to write the songs, and accepted on the condition of finding a composing partner. As Menken was unavailable, the producers accepted Rice's suggestion of Elton John, after Rice's invitation of ABBA fell through due to Benny Andersson being busy with the musical, Kristina från Duvemåla. John expressed an interest of writing \\"ultra-pop songs that kids would like; then adults can go and see those movies...

    As of July 2012, The Lion King has earned $422,783,777 in North America, and an estimated $528,800,000 in other foreign territories for a worldwide total of $951,583,777. It is the second highest-grossing animated film of all time worldwide and the highest-grossing film of Walt Disney Animation Studios. It is also the highest-grossing motion picture of 1994 worldwide. The Lion King held the record for the highest-grossing animated feature film (in North America, overseas and worldwide) until...

    The Lion King was said to be the first Disney animated feature to be an original story, rather than being based on an already-existing story. The filmmakers have said that the story of The Lion King was inspired by the Joseph and Moses stories from the Bible and William Shakespeare's Hamlet. Certain elements of the film, however, bear a resemblance to a famous 1960s Japanese anime television show, Kimba the White Lion. One similarity is the protagonists' names: Kimba and Simba, although the w...

    The success of the film of The Lion King led to several sequels and spin-offs. Debuting in 1995 was a spin-off television series called The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa, which focused on the titular meerkat and warthog duo and their Hakuna Matata lifestyle. They are seen hunting bugs, singing songs, and going on wacky, hijinx-filled adventures. The series also had stories about Rafiki, Zazu, and the hyena trio Shenzi, Banzai, and Ed. The show had an international OVA film titled Around the Worl...

    1. The story is loosely inspired by the Bible stories of Joseph and Moses as well as William Shakespeare's theatrical play, Hamlet. 2. A wildlife expert brought in a lion, baboon and some vultures to the film studios so the animators could study certain behaviors. For example, in the movie Rafiki carries a walking stick or staff, so the animators had the baboon walk around with a stick so they could sketch him in different positions. 3. The Lion King was the highest grossing animated film of...

    1. A list of the mistakes and continuity errors in this movie can be found here. 1. Informations about original concepts for the film can be found here.

    1. ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 The Lion King (1994). Retrieved on September 26, 2011. 2. ↑ 3. ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 The Lion King: Platinum Edition (Disc 2), Origins. Walt Disney Home Entertainment 7 October 2003 4. ↑ Highest grossing animated films. Box Office Mojo. Retrieved on July 29, 2008. 5. ↑ Disney: Notes on the end of the Disney Renaissance. Retrieved on August 26, 2008. 6. ↑ The Lion King interview. Archived from the original on December 31, 2007. Retrieved on March 12, 2009. 7...

  7. The Lion King | Disney Wiki | Fandom
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    The story of The Lion King takes place in an African kingdom called the Pride Lands, where a lion rules over the other animals as king.At the beginning of the film, Rafiki (Robert Guillaume), a mandrill shaman, anoints Simba, the newborn cub of King Mufasa (James Earl Jones) and Queen Sarabi (Madge Sinclair), and presents him to a gathering of animals at Pride Rock (\\"The Circle of Life\\"). Meanwhile, Mufasa's younger brother, Scar (Jeremy Irons), decided not to be at the ceremony, annoyed that...

    1. Matthew Broderick as Simba 1. Jonathan Taylor Thomas as young Simba 2. Moira Kelly as Nala 1. Niketa Calame as young Nala 3. Jeremy Irons as Scar 4. James Earl Jones as Mufasa 5. Nathan Lane as Timon 6. Ernie Sabella as Pumbaa 7. Robert Guillaume as Rafiki 8. Rowan Atkinson as Zazu 9. Whoopi Goldberg as Shenzi 10. Cheech Marin as Banzai 11. Jim Cummings as Ed 12. Madge Sinclair as Sarabi 13. Zoe Leader as Sarafina

    The idea for The Lion King was conceived in late 1988 during a conversation between Jeffrey Katzenberg, Roy E. Disney, and Peter Schneider on a plane to Europe to promote Oliver & Company. During the conversation, the topic of a story set in Africa came up, and Katzenberg immediately jumped at the idea. Producer Thomas Schumacher, who had just completed The Rescuers Down Under, decided to attach himself to the project \\"because lions are cool\\". The idea was then developed by Walt Disney Featur...

    Elton John and Tim Rice wrote five original songs for this film, with Elton John performing \\"Can You Feel the Love Tonight\\" during the end credits. The film's score was composed by Hans Zimmer and supplemented with traditional African music and choir elements arranged by Lebo M.The film's original motion picture soundtrack was released on July 13, 1994. It was the fourth best-selling album of the year on the Billboard 200 and the top-selling soundtrack.On February 28, 1995, Disney released an...

    The Lion King garnered critical acclaim and at Rotten Tomatoes, based on 61 reviews collected, the film has an overall approval rating of 92%, with a weighted average score of 8/10. Among Rotten Tomatoes's Cream of the Crop, which consists of popular and notable critics from the top newspapers, websites, television, and radio programs, the film holds an overall approval rating of 100 percent. By comparison, Metacritic, which assigns a Standard score 0-100 rating to reviews from mainstream cri...

    1. There is considerable controversy of plagiarism of the 1965 Japanese animation \\"Kimba the White Lion\\" in regards to similar plots, character design and personalities, animation sequences, and other examples. 2. The film would currently be the 19th highest-grossing animated film of all time worldwide had it never been re-released. 3. When Kiara was created, Kopa was unrecognized and thus overlooked, and the official trailer of The Lion King II identified Kiara as \\"Fluffy\\", the placeholder...

  8. The Lion King (film de 1994) - Wikipedia, le encyclopedia libere

    The Lion King conta le historia de Simba (swahili for leon), un juvene leon qui es expectate a succeder su patre, Mufasa, como rege de le Pride Lands. The Lion King esseva lanceate le 15 de junio 1994. Un photorealistic computer-animated remake de le film dirigite per Jon Favreau esseva lanceate le 19 de julio 2019.

  9. Nala (The Lion King) - Wikipedia

    Nala is a lioness heroine in Walt Disney Pictures' The Lion King film franchise. Introduced in the animated film The Lion King (1994), Nala subsequently appears as a less prominent character in the film's sequels The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (1998) and The Lion King 1½ (2004), and serves as a recurring character in The Lion Guard (2015–2019).

  10. The Lion King Wiki | Fandom

    Welcome to The Lion King Wiki, a collaborative database for everything related to the Lion King franchise: films, television series, books, comics, and more. Anyone can edit our site as long as they work in abidance with our rules. Together, we work to create the best comprehensive encyclopedia for the Lion King franchise. About • Editing guide • Site policies • Administration Go to ...

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