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The Lion King [DVD]

  • G
  • DVD
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • Wild Africa is the setting for this animated tale of a young lion cub whose evil uncle usurps his father's crown and lets hyenas overrun the kingdom. Dodging danger and befriending some oddball characters, the cub wanders until the day he's ready to return. Songs by Elton John and featuring the voices of Whoopie Goldberg, Cheech Marin, James Earl Jones, Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane and Jeremy Irons. Academy Award Nominations: 4, including 3 for Best Original Song. Academy Awards: 2, including Best Original Score and Best Original Song (Elton John and Tim Rice: "Can You Feel the Love Tonight").

    Academy Awards Best Original Song 1994 Elton John British Singer/Songwriter, CANDLE IN THE WIND
    Academy Awards Best Original Song 1994 Tim Rice Oscar winning lyricist, soundtrack, THE LION KING, EVITA
    Academy Awards Best Original Score 1994 Hans Zimmer Composer

  • Credits
    Ernie Sabella
  • Critic Reviews
    "...Disney dazzle..." - Recommended

    "...THE LION KING deals with real issues....A learning experience as well as an entertainment..."
    Chicago Sun-Times

    "...As visually enchanting as its pedigree suggests....Anthropomorphic genius..."
    New York Times

    "...[A] rapturous piece of storybook mythmaking." -- Rating: A-
    Entertainment Weekly

    "[T]his thrilling, anthropomorphic adventure retells Hamlet with lions in a triumphant mix of both the classical and the modern."

    "...A hugely entertaining blend of music, fun and eye-popping thrills....A movie of exhilarating surprises..."
    Rolling Stone

    "...A majestic outdoor spectacle....[With] nobly high visual and moral standards..." -- 3 1/2 out of 4 stars..."
    USA Today

    "...This latest Disney animated feature once again delivers what its audience wants..."
    Los Angeles Times

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