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the lion king

Directors: roger allers and rob minkoff

starring voice talent: james earl jones, jeremy irons, matthew broderick, and nathan lane


REVIEWER: lyall carter


A lion cub crown prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.

I After being anointed as the next king of the jungle, young lion cub Simba is every bit as eager to take his proud father Mufasa's place as the king. However, this makes Simba's villainous uncle Scar jealous of him. But when Mufasa is suddenly murdered by Scar, Simba feels responsible for his death and runs away from home. Meeting up with two outcasts named Timon and Pumbaa, Simba embraces their ways of 'Hakuna Matata'. Years later, approached by his childhood friend Nala and the wise baboon Rafiki, Simba must return home to stop Scar's evil reign and fulfill his destiny as the new king.

One of the best documentaries in recent memory. Find it. Watch it. Sit there in awe. 


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The Lion King is available on 4KUHD and digital from all good disc and digital retailers. 

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