The Lion King is one of the most watched Disney animated films that follows the story of beloved lion cub Simba and his journey of becoming the king of the jungle after undergoing many hardships and betrayal. Simba's father, King Mufasa has been murdered by Mufasa's brother, Simba's uncle, Scar. Scar tricks the young cub, Simba, into thinking that it was all Simba's fault that the king is dead. Ashamed of his deeds and deeply hurting at his father's death, Simba runs into exile, away from his rightful throne, thus, succumbing to Scar's evil plan. Simba grows up with Timon and Pumba and also befriends Nala, a young lioness and Simba's love. With trusted friends and Rafiki, the wise advisor, Simba returns to his land from where he was wrongfully exiled.
Watch the film to find out how Simba avenges his father's death and regains the trust and respect of his kingdom. Covering the themes of love, loss, grief, bereavement, and courage in the face of adversity presented in a heart-warming manner, its makes for a lovely watch for young and adults alike. Featuring a large ensemble voice cast led by Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Jonathan Taylor Thomas and Moira Kelly, The Lion King will impress its audience with the multitude of talent. Directed by Roger Allers, Rob Minkof and screenplay by Irene Mecchi, Jonathan Roberts and Linda Woolverton, this film is sure to sweep you into its whirlpool of intense emotions and rich images. The film won accolades for its music, animation and story, leading to broadway adaptation, direct-to-video films and video games.