• The Lion King (1994)

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Release Date: September 16th, 2011

DVD Release Date: October 7th, 2003

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

Director: Roger Allers , Rob Minkoff

Genres: Family, Adventure, Animated, Musical

Production Co: Walt Disney Pictures

Distributors: Walt Disney Pictures

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