The Lion King

The Lion King

By Jon Favreau

  • Genre: Kids & Family
  • Release Date: 2019-07-19
  • Advisory Rating: PG
  • Runtime: 1h 59min
  • Director: Jon Favreau
  • Production Company: Walt Disney Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • iTunes Price: USD 19.99
  • iTunes Rent Price: USD 4.99
7.1/10
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From 3,499 Ratings

Description

Disney’s The Lion King, directed by Jon Favreau, 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. The all-star cast includes Donald Glover as Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon. Disney’s The Lion King utilizes pioneering filmmaking techniques to bring treasured characters to life in a whole new way.

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  • Alright

    2
    By catkickr
    Pretty much shot for shot as the original but was nothing like the original
  • An absolute disgrace

    1
    By Bonito44
    This is an insult to the classic 1994 Lion King. Circle of life is bland and colorless. I just can’t wait to be king sounds 100% auto tuned. Be Prepared is ruined by taking out so much of the song, no singing but a speech, and colorless and emotionless. Can you feel the love tonight is basically just Beyoncé singing and during the day. This version of Mufasa’s death is the entire Circus and just flat out laughable. Also, the only reason Disney hired James Earl Jones back to play Mufasa is because he’s black, not because he’s the only one that can play Mufasa that they so eagerly want you to believe. Because if that was their thinking process, they would’ve hired Jeremy Irons back as Scar, more evidence to support this claim is that every single cast member to play the lions are African American. If Lion King had humans present that would be important, but since the original relies on voices and not race this change was completely pointless and useless. also, Beyoncé is NOT an actress! Imagine what you could’ve spent with $20 other than this.....
  • Such a great movie

    5
    By i love this song👌🏻
    There are no complaints it’s all around an awesome movie!!!💗💗💗❤️🧡💛💚💙💜💖💘❣️❣️
  • Cute! I loved it.

    5
    By THEDRAGONSL4YER
    Hakuna Matata! (I love how they also used a beauty and the beast reference..... :3 LOVED IT! 💕💕💕🦄🦄🦄🦄💕💕💕💕💕🦁🦁🦁🦁💕💕💕🦁🦁🦁💕💕💕🦁🦁🦁💕💕💕
  • The Lion King is outstanding

    5
    By wesley.bevels
    I do loved this 2019 live action animated classic film to the famous Walt Disney animated masterpiece from 1994 featuring the original songs from the 1994 film featuring two new original songs, Spirit by Beyoncé and Never Too Late by Elton John.
  • Valuable

    5
    By Kathy T Coulter
    Great film
  • Good

    5
    By DominickBattiato
    What you expect
  • Calificación de Lionel Cruz

    5
    By Kakaro Layon
    Lo mejor de lo mejor, excelente grabación!
  • Not what you expected? Good...

    4
    By Daniel 1966
    I believe most Disney Fans were expecting a verbatim reprisal of the animated classic; that was a mistake. This vividly colorful and soulful retelling is filled with new and spectacular visual effects as well as the emotional anchoring that gives this version LIFE. It’s up to you to REMEMBER what this story is all about. It’s fun, favorably pleasing and Hans Zimmer’s Score still rocks.
  • Ho hum

    3
    By Fmlyhntr
    I missed the music and songs from the original. But the cinematography was spectacular. I would stick with the original and skip this one.

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