The Lion King

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Animation, Drama, Family
Running Time:  118 min.
In theatres: July 19, 2019
DVD: October 22, 2019
Blu-ray: October 22, 2019
Digital: October 11, 2019

Current rating: Rating: 3.98
based on 360 votes and 115 reviews
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Cast: Donald Glover, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, James Earl Jones, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard, Billy Eichner, John Kani, John Oliver, Florence Kasumba, Eric André, JD McCrary, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Keegan-Michael Key

Synopsis

In this CGI and live-action version of the animated classic, Simba is a feisty lion cub who dreams of being king one day.

However, his envious Uncle Scar (Chiwetel Ejiofor) has plans to ascend to the throne himself, and he forces Simba out of the kingdom. Alone and adrift, Simba (Donald Glover) soon joins the escapades of a hilarious meerkat named Timon (Billy Eichner) and his warmhearted warthog pal, Pumbaa (Seth Rogen). Adopting their carefree lifestyle of "Hakuna Matata," Simba ignores his real responsibilities until he realizes his destiny and returns to claim his place in the "Circle of Life."

Director: Jon Favreau
Studio: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Producer(s): Jon Favreau, Jeffrey Silver, Karen Gilchrist
Screenplay: Jeff Nathanson
Official Site: movies.disney.com/the-lion-king-2019

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  • 5 stars "was a good movie lots action with story line.few parts with little bit to much blood in a few scenes.id watch agian."
  • 5 stars "CGI was amazing. Story and voices were top-notch."
  • 5 stars "Simply amazing!"