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The Lion King (1994) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film The Lion King

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  • 1994
  • Walt Disney Studios
  • Buena Vista Pictures Distribution
  • Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film
  • Cartoon Characters: Simba, Nala, Scar, Mufasa, Rafiki, Zazu, Timon, Pumbaa, Sarafina, Sarabi, Banzai, Ed, Shenzi.
  • Vocal Talent: Jonathan Thomas (Young Simba), Jason Weaver (Young Simba, singing), Matthew Broderick (Adult Simba), Joseph Williams (Adult Simba, singing), Niketa Calame (Young Nala), Laura Williams (Young Nala, singing), Moira Kelly (Adult Nala), Sally Dworsky (Adult Nala, singing), Rowan Atkinson (Zazu), Robert Guillaume (Rafiki), Jeremy Irons (Scar), James Earl Jones (Mufasa), Nathan Lane (Timon), Ernie Sabella (Pumbaa), Zoe Leader (Sarafina), Madge Sinclair (Sarabi), Whoopi Goldberg (Shenzi), Cheech Marin (Banzai), Jim Cummings (Ed, Gopher, Scar Singing), Madge Sinclair (Sarabi), Cathy Cavadini, Judi M. Durand, Daamen J. Krall, David McCharen, Philip Proctor, David J. Randolph, Frank Welker.
  • Directed By Rob Minkoff, Roger Allers.
  • Produced By Don Hahn.
    Executive Producer: Sarah McArthur, Thomas Schumacher.
    Associate Producer: Alice Dewey.
  • Animated By Alexander Williams.
    Adult Simba: Dale Baer, Joe Ekers, Lorna Cook, Michael Cedeno, Randy Haycock.
    Mufasa: Phillip Young, Brad Ruha, Chris Wahl.
    Young Simba: Danny Wawrzaszek, T. Daniel Hofstedt, Tom Bancroft.
    Zazu: Randy Cartwright.
    Assistant Animators: Sean Mullen, Kent Holaday.
    Lead Animator, Scar: Andreas Deja.
    Supervising Animators: Anthony de Rosa (Adult Nala), Ruben Aquino (Adult Simba), Mark Henn (Young Simba), Tony Fucile (Mufasa), Tony Bancroft (Pumbaa), Michael Surrey (Timon), Ellen Woodbury (Zazu), Aaron Blaise.
    Character Animators: Barry Temple, Carl P. Hall.
    Effects Animator: Ted Kierscey.
  • Written By Linda Woolverton, Jonathan Roberts, Irene Mecchi.
    Story: Jim Capobianco, Lorna Cook, Thom Enriquez, Andy Gaskill, Francis Glebas, Ed Gombert, Kevin Harkey, Barry Johnson, Mark Kausler, Jorgen Klubien, Larry Leker, Rick Maki, Burny Mattinson, Joe Ranft, Chris Sanders, Tom Sito, Gary Trousdale.
  • Edited By Tom Finan, John Carnochan.

Additional Crew:

  • Casting: Brian Chavanne.
  • Art Direction: Andy Gaskill.
  • Production Design: Chris Sanders.
  • Production Manager: Dana Axelrod.
  • Production Coordinator: Karen N. Sickles.
  • Story Supervisor: Brenda Chapman.
  • Story Artists: Brenda Chapman, Barry Johnson, Burny Mattinson, Thom Eriquez, Andy Gaskill, Lorna Cook, Jim Catobianco, Kevin Harkey, Gary Trousdale, Chris Sanders, Tom Sito, Larry Linker, Francis Glebas, Rick Maki, Ed Gombert, Joe Ranft, Mark Kausler.
  • Character Design: Joe Grant.
  • Camera Operator: Joe Jiuliano.
  • Artistic Coordinator: Randy Fullmer.
  • Storyboard Artists: Francis Glebas, Kevin Harkey, Larry Leker, Rick Maki, Gary Trousdale.
  • Breakdown Artist: Noreen Beasley.
  • Layout Supervisor: Dan St. Pierre.
  • Assistant Layout Supervisor: Ed Ghertner.
  • Layout Artist: Sherilan Weinhart.
  • Background Supervisor: Doug Ball.
  • Backgrounds: Debbie Dubois, Dominick Domingo, Sunny Apinchapong, Don Moore, Gregory Drolette, Natalie Franscioni-Karp, Kathy Altieri, Dan Cooper, Tom Woodington, Serge Michaels, Dave McCamley.
  • Clean-Up Supervisor: Vera Lanpher.
  • Titles: Susan Bradley, Burke Mattsson.
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Scott Santoro.
  • CG Imagery: Scott F. Johnston.
  • Digital Compositor: David J. Rowe.
  • Assistant Color Model Mark-Up: Rhonda L. Hicks.
  • Supervising Sound Editors: Richard L. Anderson, Mark A. Mangini.
  • Supervising Music Editor: Adam Milo Smalley.
  • Orchestrations, Cut Song "He Lives In You": Mark Mancina.
  • Music Production Assistance: Nico Golfar.
  • Sound Editor: James Christopher.
  • Dialogue Editor: R. J. Kizer.
  • Foley Mixer: Mary Jo Lang.
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Terry Porter.
  • Sound Effects Librarian: Steve Lee.
  • Sound Transfer: Matthew C. Beville.
  • Software Engineer: Bruce Hatakeyama.
  • Technology Development And Support: Michael T. Sullivan.
  • Technology Production Support: Thomas Moore Jr.
  • Technology Support: Tony Matthews, Alan A. Patel, Mark M. Tokunaga.
  • Technical Assistant: Earl Coffman.
  • Assistant Engineer: Bruno Roussel.
  • Post-Production Administrator: Jeannine Berger.

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Cartoon Summary:

A young lion cub, Simba, struggles to follow in the regal paw prints of his father, King Mufasa, after Mufasa is killed through the treachery of his uncle Scar....  (more)


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Comments By: joker33
I really enjoyed this movie when I was a kid. The songs were the best of the whole film. My favourite songs are "I just can't wait to be king" and "Be prepared". I thought Scar is the best Disney villain ever, espichally when he has...  (read more)

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Comments By: georgia
"The Lion King" is undoubtedly the best Disney movie so far.It is a film for all the family.You couln't say that it is just a children's film.There is much more in it than what a little child would understand.
This movie does not have...  (read more)

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Comments By: UncleJeffy
Trite, predictable boring and made more so by the homogonous pap music of Elton John.
Visually striking, yes but that's about it.
Timon and Pumbaa are what made Jar Jar Binks possible and they make...  (read more)

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