The Lion King details
|Formats:||U DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Matthew Broderick, Cheech Marin, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Jeremy Irons, Nathan Lane, Whoopi Goldberg, Rowan Atkinson, Ernie Sabella, Robert Guillaume, Niketa Calame, James Earl Jones, Moira Kelly, Madge Sinclair, Zoe Leader, Jim Cummings, Jim Cummings /, Matthew Broderick|
|Directors:||Rob Minkoff, Roger Allers|
|Genres:||Animated, Children, Family, Music/Musical|
|Studio:||WALT DISNEY HOME VIDEO|
|Collections:||The Disney 50|
The Lion King
|Run time:||1 hour 24 minutes|
|Rental release:||07 Nov 2011|
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As good if not better than anything from the Disney studios to date!By younglochinvar (66 reviews) from Prestatyn , 25 Sep 2007
[Highly rated reviewer]The only film I've ever seen more than once in a cinema. Admittedly I was accompanied by at least one of my two young children on each ocassion! The soundtrack takes your breath away and is probably only done justice by a cinematic surround-sound system.
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A Classic!!!By yanbart (135 reviews) , 07 Nov 2013An Amazing film. One of the best kids films / family films for that matter. Exceptionally good. And, Great music!!!
One of Disney's greatest filmsBy JafarIqbal (97 reviews) from London , 13 Sep 2013A young lion cub named Simba is born, knowing that he will be the future king of the jungle. But after he is tricked into thinking that he killed his own father, the young cub runs away and goes into exile. When he grows older, he is forced to come back. Its pretty much common knowledge that Lion King is one of the best movies Disney has ever made. It embodies everything that makes Disney so great excellent story, great characters, strong soundtrack, and a very capable cast of actors lending their voices. For me, the story is the best thing. Hamlet is one of my favourite Shakespeare plays, and the writers have done a great job of transferring that to the animal kingdom. The scene between Simba and the ghost of Mufasa, in particular, is very emotional and tugs at the heart-strings. Im surprised that the film was as short as it was, to be honest, I think it could have been fleshed out a little more. But what we do get is great. Simba also probably ranks up there as one of Disneys greatest creations. It is a brilliantly-crafted character, very well-voiced by Matthew Broderick. As a kid, I remember how beloved Timon and Pumbaa were, but I didnt really see the appeal. Mufasa (James Earl Jones) and Scar (Jeremy Irons) are also very good. Coincidentally, The Lion King marks the first time a major Disney character dies, which once again re-establishes the strength of the story. My only gripe with this movie is probably just the length. A little more time and the film could have been even better. But between the emotion, the brilliant songs (Circle Of Life is my personal favourite) and the fun characters, you have a classic. Not just a Disney classic, but a cinema classic. Ill stop masturbating now.
reliving childhood memoriesBy GWs (3 reviews) , 10 May 2013Just as brilliant as when I watched it as a kid. Kids loved it aged 7 months to 13 years. fantastic :)
The lion kingBy a customer , 23 Feb 2013It's an old school classic on what Walt Disney can offer! Shame their new Disney films don't show this sort of quality
Love Film? Love The Lion King!By Julie-Pooly (19 reviews) , 21 May 2012
[Highly rated reviewer]Up there amongst the very best animated films of all time and one of my personal favorites, with songs from Elton John, great performances and terrific characters this fantastic film is a true classic! Hakuna Matada - means no worries! Enjoy!