Life's greatest adventure is finding your place in the Circle of Life.
Tricked into thinking he killed his father, a guilt ridden lion cub flees into exile and abandons his identity as the future King.
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Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
English, Swahili, Xhosa, Zulu
King, Scar, Lion, Prince, Guilt
Animated Musical, Children's Fantasy
Haunted By the Past, Redemption, Death of a Parent, Fathers and Sons
Bright, Fanciful, Heartwarming, Warm, Whimsical
Has Detailed Data (New)
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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 animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. The story takes place in a kingdom of anthropomorphic lions in Africa, and was influenced by the biblical tales of Joseph and Moses, and the William Shakespeare plays Hamlet and Macbeth. The film was produced during a period known as the Disney Renaissance. The Lion King was directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff, produced by Don Hahn, and has a screenplay credited to Irene Mecchi, Jonathan Roberts and Linda Woolverton. The voice cast includes Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Moira Kelly, Nathan Lane, Ernie Sabella, Rowan Atkinson, Robert Guillaume, Madge Sinclair, Whoopi Goldberg, Cheech Marin and Jim Cummings. It tells the story of Simba, a young lion who is to take his father Mufasa's place as king. However, after Simba's uncle Scar kills Mufasa, he must stop his uncle from conquering the Pride Lands and avenge his father.