“The Lion King” is a 1994 American animated musical film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff, and features the voices of Matthew Broderick, James Earl Jones, Jeremy Irons, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, and Nathan Lane. The film is a retelling of William Shakespeare’s play “Hamlet,” set in the African savanna, and follows the adventures of Simba, a young lion who is destined to become the king of the Pride Lands. The film was a critical and commercial success and is widely considered to be one of the greatest animated films of all time. At its heart is the powerful story of Simba and his epic adventure to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.
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