The Lion King

The Lion King

DVD - 2019
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Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub2s arrival. Scar, Mufasa2s brother, and former heir to the throne, has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy, and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba2s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Disney, [2019]
Edition: EnglishFrench version
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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SF_READER
Dec 12, 2020

Not as exciting as watching the original animation nor the theatre musical... computer animation didn’t do justice

VaughanPLDonnalee Nov 22, 2020

This new version of The Lion King is fine. It's beautifully made and visually appealing to watch. But really, it doesn't add anything new or different to the animated 1994 movie. Other live action remakes of classic Disney animated films have often added new elements to the story, such as new interpretations of certain characters and slightly different plot points, but this movie doesn't seem different much at all. And it didn't really feel like a "live action" movie, it just felt like a fancier animated movie. So while I liked it OK, if you've already seen the 1994 version, there's no strong compelling reason to see this version.

loonylovesgood Sep 10, 2020

I enjoyed this adaptation, though I do think the animated version is still the best!

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MCMike2019
Sep 07, 2020

The "Lion King" is a DISNEY rip-off of "Kimba the White Lion" produced by Iwao Takamoto back in the 60's. All they did was change the name of the main character from Kimba to Simba. There was "Boss Claw" the evil lion now named "Scar". There was a royal Mandrill advisor named Daniel Baboon. Hyenas once again portray the snickering henchmen. Utter Hollywood Plagiarism!

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ConstantReader23
Aug 01, 2020

Visually interesting, but if this does not scare kids too much, it should. Some messages in it seem bungled, for a kids movie.

Worth seeing once to see what it is like.

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readyrisa
Jul 27, 2020

An amazing, jaw-dropping experience which I'm so glad I got to watch it in the theatre when it first came out. Glad to be able to watch it again at home on DVD, still a wonderful experience!

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reginator_22
Jul 10, 2020

Good remake, but I feel like the original is better. The cast is solid and it's great to hear James Earl Jones as Mufasa again!

I watched this movie in theathers its a very good movie my friends mom went to see this movie with a young girl she asked of my dad will go and see it my dad said no just us frist she asked us what move are we going to swee we said Lion King oh she said we arte too but we are going to sit up high we still had good seats i love Lion King i hade the orianal movie on vhs in theathers they laughed that Zazu said he had a costin who thought he was a woodpeacker he slumped his head into trees giarfs they laughed at 2 were caught necking the birds were tweeting at 4 in the moringing everyone how simba yelled in a squeak his dad didn't yell at him by him name like in the cartoon movie a lady laughed at simbas roar my brother laughed at his little roar i said they evan used the same music like from the disney cartoon i said to my brother he said yeah i know the Lion looked funny i said in theathers so did my brother thought it was funny how the Lion fell how the lion looked like and in here simbas cryes not like in the cartoon movie later he cryed and scare said simba did it thst he killed the king what will his mother say and he wanted the hayenas to kill simba and scare said that the kings dead and so did simba and being so young thasst he died he didn't have a longtime to live they laughed how timon said it he makes a little mess i'll clean it up you'll be his little mess timon said hes gonna eat you and use my body as a tooth pick they laughed then saying both why don't we keep him and what if he's on our side timon repeat what he said and saying then he'll eat them everyone laughed we did too and they laughed that pumbaa said were gonna name him fred one lady laughed fred i said weird they laughed that timon got up and was holding his face looking into his eyes they laughed how he farted as a baby pig pumba so did we but it was as a big pig in the cartoon and it hurt i never heard it in the cartoon i heard and if i and in the cartoon he didn't say bread thr name and everyone laughed when pumba said everytime that i farted we laughed a lot but simba in the cartoon sounded like a girl singing not here i didn't think the pecous gonna talk ad its funny Simba asked he can eat a whole zerbras they said oh here we go they laughed we did too antalope and he got scared the anamal i didn't here in the cartoon no rules no responsablaties it gave me goosebumps when they say philosophy and they have the same music like the cartoon yeah you grown 400 punds scine we started mean whlie i look exaclty the same they laughed we did too i think it scare me in theathers when Simba roar i thought he is attacking the antelpe but hes just playing with him evan watching on dvd i thought too but he didn't notce simba oh hes playing with the butterfles they laughed that pumba thought it was a ball of gass and we did too burning makes away oh pumba why is everything always gas and we laughed when timon and pumba laughed Royal dead guys watchng over us timon said we i hope they don't fall out of the hang ohon your masaty don't let go pumb said i thought he'll say dump but he said stupid here oh its a giraffe I said I thought it was something eles Rafiki saw its Simba's fur he knew he was alive still I remember the part with Timon and Pumbaa walking singing The Lion Sleeps Tonight it was in the commercials I think they laughed when the creature jumped to catch something they laughed when Simba said this is my best friend, Nala then Timon said Best friend? Well, that hurts. I think when they met I found out thats Beyonce the lion Nala Simba we need to leve reminds me of i want you to leave from Drake's music video called in my feelings which i thought it was called Kiki i said this song reminds me of Titanic a little from the movie the song can you feel the love doesn't sound like a song its more like there talking and i thought they will sniffle like in the cartoon i said in theathers and i thought they will cry too but they didn't

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Mahala
Jun 05, 2020

It was a nice adaption to the original. Original still my favorite as some of my favorite lines and scenes were not in this remake.
"what do you want me to do dress in drag and do the hula?"
"They call me Mr. Pig"

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Lizarella
Apr 06, 2020

It's a pretty film but doesn't feel necessary. I didn't watch it the whole way through, it did not seem to add a whole lot to the original and I got bored. I don't think this was a good animated film to make into a live action version.

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reginator_22
Jul 10, 2020

Mufasa: Everything the light touches... is our kingdom. But a king's time as ruler rises and falls like the sun. One day, the sun will set on my time here, and will rise with you as the new king.

ArapahoeTina Feb 06, 2020

Young Simba: What's a motto?

Timon: Nothing, what's a motto-with-you?

Pumbaa: Nice!

Timon: Boom!

ArapahoeTina Feb 06, 2020

"Everything you see - exists together in a delicate balance. While others search for what they can take, a true king searches for what he can give."

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jimg2000
Dec 06, 2019

Over 100 quotes in IMDb already, thanks to the contributors; this exchange is my favorite:

Hyena: Looks like we'll be having pig for dinner. Plump and chubby.
Pumbaa: Chubby? Did he just call me chubby?
Timon: Uh-oh.
Pumbaa: It sounded a lot like he just said "chubby". Which would be a mistake because... I will not be made to feel ashamed of who I am.
Timon: Oh, boy.
Pumbaa: I may run from hyenas... but I will always fight a bully

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I said it sounds like Mufasa's voice from the cartoon. My brother said it's the same person. I heard father in the original but here he said dad. When Simba was introducting Zazu to Timon and Pumbaa, Timon said, Oh wow, it's a puffin. Everyone laughed, we did too. they laughed at i hope its a quiet death you know just not a lot of chewing it remines me of beauty and the beast i said i was saying to myslef if i don't say guest a and he did everyone laughed how they ran after saying that i said hes already talking to her i thought he will call her like in the origanl movie and he thought it was mufasa but he said to get away from his mother then she said Simba and so did Scar later Simba said I'm nothing he didn't say that in the cartoon this looks fimilere i said in theathers and then he said i said oh he said it too and again my brother laughed how young simba said no that his dad falls and simba said murrderer they laughed that he sad did he just call my chuby and he said bully scare said he fooled the hayenas that wasn't in the cartoon and simba said that fool the hayens just like you fooled me and in the end simba got married and had a new baby with Nala and he relly was the king of the prides lands and we had Lion king Cookies that i planed to bring to theathers to watch eat to watch during the movie and now watching the dvd at home i forgot to eat them again they are honey gram cookies from Wall- Mart we bought cause the new movie was coming to teathers. and i brought my stuff toy Simba to watch the movie along with.

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