The Lion King is the 32nd animated feature of Walt Disney. It tells the story of Simba, an African Lion Prince who is to become king when his father Mofasa dies. But Scar, Simba's Uncle Scar, enraged for not being able to become king himself, plots to kill both relatives. However, Simba survives, and afraid of being blamed for his father’s death, flees to a strange land where he meets new friends and decides tos tay for ever. Will he ever change his mind?
Directed by: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff Produced by: Don Hahn Written by: Irene Mecchi, Jonathan Roberts, Linda Woolverton Based on: Hamlet by William Shakespeare (uncredited) Starring: Matthew Broderick, James Earl Jones, Jeremy Irons, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Moira Kelly, Nathan Lane, Ernie Sabella, Rowan Atkinson, Robert Guillaume, Madge Sinclair, Whoopi Goldberg, Cheech Marin, Jim Cummings Music by: Hans Zimmer Editing by: Ivan Bilancio Studio: Walt Disney Pictures (Walt Disney Feature Animation) Distributed by: Buena Vista Pictures Distribution (original release and IMAX re-release), Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (3D re-release) Release date: June 15, 1994 Running time: 87 minutes Country: United States Language: English