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A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.

8.5
15k
Directed by

Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff

Written by

Linda Woolverton (Screenplay)
Jonathan Roberts (Screenplay)
Irene Mecchi (Screenplay)
Rick Maki (Story)
Joe Ranft (Story)
Kevin Harkey (Story)
Gary Trousdale (Story)
Chris Sanders (Story)
Thom Enriquez (Story)
Lorna Cook (Story)
Jorgen Klubien (Story)
Larry Leker (Story)
Burny Mattinson (Story)
Barry Johnson (Story)
Andrew Gaskill (Story)
Jim Capobianco (Story)
Tom Sito (Story)
Ed Gombert (Story)
Francis Glebas (Story)
Mark Kausler (Story)

Runtime

89 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Life's greatest adventure is finding your place in the Circle of Life.

Cast

Keywords

loss of loved one musical king lion uncle shaman redemption wild boar scar hyena meerkat mandrill

Photos

Lists

#48 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#319 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar for Best Music, Original Score Hans Zimmer

Oscar for Best Music, Original Song

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Song

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Song