The Lion King (1994)

Updated June 26, 2020 | Infoplease Staff
Directors: Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff
Voices of: Jonathan Taylor Thomas, James Earl Jones, Whoopi Goldberg, Matthew Broderick and Jeremy Irons

Disney's animated tale of the jungle wowed critics, parents and children and topped 1994's box-office charts, grossing nearly $300 million. Considered the most popular children's film of all time, The Lion King's skillful combination of high drama and hip comedy makes it a fun watch for the whole family.

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