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The Lion King

G| 1 hr. 27 min.

Plot Summary
This Disney animated feature follows the adventures of the young lion Simba (Jonathan Taylor Thomas), the heir of his father, Mufasa (James Earl Jones). Simba's wicked uncle, Scar (Jeremy Irons), plots to usurp Mufasa's throne by luring father and son into a stampede of wildebeests. But Simba escapes, and only Mufasa is killed. Simba returns as an adult (Matthew Broderick) to take back his homeland from Scar with the help of his friends Timon (Nathan Lane) and Pumbaa (Ernie Sabella).

Cast: Rowan Atkinson , Matthew Broderick , Niketa Calame , Jim Cummings , Whoopi Goldberg , Robert Guillaume , Jeremy Irons , James Earl Jones

Directors: Roger Allers , Rob Minkoff

Genres: Children, Musical, Animated

Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures

The Lion King (1994)

Release Date: September 16th, 2011|1 hr. 27 min.

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  • October 10, 2011 fhgirl917
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    Classic children\'s movie, glad disney re-realsed so the kids who watched it when it first came out can now enjoy it with their kids

  • September 25, 2011 Sandi
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    the first LION -K was a delightful wonderful movie - - hope this is similar...the world needs something differant besides sex and gore.

  • September 12, 2011 s3uchiha819
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    I love this movie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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