The Lion King

Mild threat & violence.

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The Lion King

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From Disney Live Action, director Jon Favreau's all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's 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 Simba's 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.

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  • Genre
  • Cast members
    Donald Glover, James Earl Jones
  • Running time
    118 minutes
  • Directed by
    Jon Favreau
  • Language

Reviews & Ratings

Reviews in the press

4 Stars
“ A virtual triumph   ”

4 Stars
“ A roaring success ”

4 Stars
“ One of the most fun and crowd-pleasing installments ”

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Reviewer: Silver Cinema ViewerDate: 2019-11-07

Thoroughly enjoyed this film. The animation is fantastic. Funny, tear jerking and heartwarming. A lovely family film.


Reviewer: MrschanningtatumDate: 2019-08-24

I have seen this twice and was slightly disappointed as fell asleep both times at around the same spot.Very cleverly done but don't like what they are doing to Disney classics,leave them alone!!!


Reviewer: Scrippsy76Date: 2019-08-21

This review is in relation to your website which DOESN'T work !!!!!! I selected film, click book now but wont allow me to select a day !!! So what should be simple isnt ! Plus I wanted to give it one star but that wont let me either !!!!!

awe inspiring

Reviewer: sir lee FraylingDate: 2019-08-21

the first lion king was amazing... this new one is absolutely stunning...the music the jokes the story line is stunning... every memeber of the family will adore it for decades to come!!!!!!

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