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  • Certificate: U
  • Genre: Animation
  • Cinema release: 07/10/2011
  • DVD release: 07/11/2011

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Synopsis

Disney animated feature following a naive and curious lion cub as he struggles to find his place in nature's great 'circle of life'. Simba (voice of Jonathan Taylor Thomas/Matthew Broderick) is excited about being king of the pride but is forced into exile by his evil and greedy uncle, Scar (Jeremy Irons), who wants to claim the throne for himself.
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Disney animated feature following a naive and curious lion cub as he struggles to find his place in nature's great 'circle of life'. Simba (voice of Jonathan Taylor Thomas/Matthew Broderick) is excited about being king of the pride but is forced into exile by his evil and greedy uncle, Scar (Jeremy Irons), who wants to claim the throne for himself. Away from his family, Simba meets a meerkat named Timon (Nathan Lane) and a warthog named Pumbaa (Ernie Sabella). With the help of his new friends he overcomes great fear and adversity to defeat Scar and take his rightful place as ruler of the Pride Lands.
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Our review

"With huge sweeping shots over African plains, The Lion King perhaps one of Disney's most richly animated films, but can also go down as family classic thanks to pin-sharp storytelling, a wonderful soundtrack and a superb cast."

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07-07-2011