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The Lion King (1994) | Details

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Plot Summary

After Mufasa’s death, Simba, a young lion, manages to escape his evil uncle Scar. Some time later, he becomes an adult and is willing to take back control of his kingdom with the help of his friends Timon and Pumbaa.

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Release Date

USA

1994-06-12

(new york city, new york) (premiere)

USA

1994-06-15

(los angeles, california)

Israel

1994-06-23

No data

Brazil

1994-06-24

(limited)

Canada

1994-06-24

No data

Lesotho

1994-06-24

No data

Tunisia

1994-06-24

No data

USA

1994-06-24

No data

Uruguay

1994-06-24

No data

Chile

1994-06-30

No data

Colombia

1994-06-30

No data

Brazil

1994-07-01

No data

Cameroon

1994-07-01

No data

South Korea

1994-07-02

No data

Mexico

1994-07-03

(limited)

Venezuela

1994-07-06

No data

Argentina

1994-07-07

No data

Mexico

1994-07-07

No data

Hong Kong

1994-07-08

No data

Peru

1994-07-08

No data

Taiwan

1994-07-10

No data

Japan

1994-07-23

No data

Benin

1994-08-05

No data

Singapore

1994-08-10

No data

Norway

1994-08-18

No data

Australia

1994-08-25

No data

New Zealand

1994-08-25

No data

Uzbekistan

1994-09

No data

Thailand

1994-10

No data

France

1994-10-03

(paris) (premiere)

UK

1994-10-05

(london) (premiere)

UK

1994-10-07

No data

Niue

1994-10-12

No data

Philippines

1994-10-12

No data

Ireland

1994-10-21

No data

Indonesia

1994-10-24

No data

India

1994-10-29

No data

Switzerland

1994-11

(french speaking region)

Martinique

1994-11

No data

Mauritania

1994-11

No data

Mauritius

1994-11

No data

Spain

1994-11-08

No data

Belgium

1994-11-09

No data

France

1994-11-09

No data

Germany

1994-11-17

No data

Austria

1994-11-18

No data

Switzerland

1994-11-18

(german speaking region)

Denmark

1994-11-18

No data

Poland

1994-11-18

No data

Sweden

1994-11-18

No data

USA

1994-11-18

(re-release)

South Africa

1994-11-23

No data

Italy

1994-11-24

(turin) (premiere)

Netherlands

1994-11-24

No data

Italy

1994-11-25

No data

Gibraltar

1994-12

No data

Greece

1994-12-01

No data

Hungary

1994-12-01

No data

Slovakia

1994-12-01

No data

Finland

1994-12-02

No data

Iceland

1994-12-02

No data

Portugal

1994-12-02

No data

Slovenia

1994-12-04

No data

Croatia

1994-12-08

No data

Czech Republic

1994-12-15

No data

Marshall Islands

1995-01

No data

Russia

1995-01-20

No data

Turkey

1995-01-20

No data

China

1995-07-05

(beijing)

China

1995-07-15

No data

Estonia

1996-05-03

No data

Madagascar

1996-11-15

No data

Togo

1997-05-02

No data

Bulgaria

1999-11-17

No data

Germany

2002-12-25

(imax version)

France

2002-12-25

(imax version)

UK

2002-12-25

(imax version)

Mexico

2002-12-25

(imax version)

USA

2002-12-25

(imax version)

South Africa

2002-12-27

(imax version)

Japan

2003-01-01

(imax version)

Poland

2003-01-17

(imax version)

Russia

2003-03-31

(imax version)

Czech Republic

2003-05-15

(imax version)

USA

2003-10-06

(dvd premiere)

New Zealand

2003-12-01

(limited) (re-release)

UK

2011-06-24

(3-d version) (edinburgh international film festival)

Ukraine

2011-07-28

(3-d version)

Mexico

2011-08-12

(3-d version)

Israel

2011-08-25

(3-d version)

Peru

2011-08-25

(3-d version)

Brazil

2011-08-26

(3-d version)

Poland

2011-08-26

(3-d version)

South Africa

2011-08-26

(3-d version)

USA

2011-08-27

(hollywood, california) (3-d version) (premiere)

Croatia

2011-09-14

(3-d version)

Canada

2011-09-16

(3-d version)

Paraguay

2011-09-16

(3-d version)

USA

2011-09-16

(3-d version)

Iceland

2011-09-23

(3-d version)

Turkey

2011-09-30

(3-d version)

Netherlands

2011-10-05

(3-d version)

Argentina

2011-10-06

(3-d version)

Greece

2011-10-06

(3-d version)

UK

2011-10-07

(3-d version)

Ireland

2011-10-07

(3-d version)

Pakistan

2011-10-07

(3-d version)

Japan

2011-10-08

(3-d version)

Kuwait

2011-10-13

(3-d version)

Taiwan

2011-10-14

(3-d version)

Malaysia

2011-10-20

(3-d version)

Hong Kong

2011-10-22

(3-d version)

Singapore

2011-10-25

(3-d version)

Malta

2011-11-09

(3d version)

Germany

2011-11-10

(3-d version)

Italy

2011-11-11

(3-d version)

Philippines

2011-12-14

(3-d version)

Spain

2011-12-21

(3-d version)

Portugal

2011-12-22

(3-d version)

Barbados

2011-12-23

(3d re-release)

South Korea

2011-12-29

(3-d version)

Sweden

2012-01-06

(3-d version)

Norway

2012-01-13

(3-d version)

Finland

2012-01-20

(3-d version)

Kazakhstan

2012-03-20

(3-d version)

Russia

2012-03-22

(3-d version)

France

2012-04-11

(3-d version)

China

2012-04-22

(beijing international film festival)

France

2014-08-27

(re-release)

Armenia

2016-08-20

(tv premiere)

United Arab Emirates

2018-12-04

(blu-ray release)

Also Known As (A.K.A.)

The Lion King

(Original title)

The Lion King

Australia

O Rei Leão

Brazil

Цар Лъв

Bulgaria (Bulgarian title)

The Lion King

Canada (English title)

Le Roi Lion

Canada (French title)

狮子王

China (Mandarin title)

The Lion King

Egypt (English title)

Leijonakuningas - Juhlajulkaisu

Finland (video box title)

Le Roi Lion

France

Der König der Löwen

Germany

Az oroszlánkirály

Hungary

The Lion King

India (English title)

The Lion King

India (Hindi title)

Shir shah

Iran (Persian title)

Melech Ha-Arayot

Israel (Hebrew title)

Il Re Leone

Italy

Lion King

Japan (English title)

ライオン・キング(1994)

Japan (Japanese title)

Liūtas karalius

Lithuania

El rey león

Mexico

Løvenes konge

Norway

Król lew

Poland

Король лев

Russia

Краљ лавова

Serbia

El rey león

Spain

El Rei Lleó

Spain (Catalan title)

Lejonkungen

Sweden

Lejon Kungen

Sweden (video box title)

獅子王

Taiwan

Aslan Kral

Turkey (Turkish title)

The Lion King

UK

The Lion King

USA

Vua Sư Tử

Vietnam

Certification

Argentina

Atp

No data

Australia

G

No data

Brazil

Livre

No data

Canada

F

(ontario)

Canada

G

(british columbia/manitoba/nova scotia/quebec)

Switzerland

7

(canton of geneva)

Chile

TE

No data

Germany

0

No data

Denmark

7

No data

Spain

A

No data

Finland

K-8/5

No data

France

Tous publics

No data

UK

U

No data

Greece

K

No data

Hong Kong

I

No data

Hungary

12

(re-rating)

Hungary

KN

No data

Ireland

G

No data

India

U

No data

Iceland

L

No data

Italy

T

No data

Japan

G

No data

South Korea

12

(2017, new rating)

South Korea

All

No data

Mexico

AA

No data

Malaysia

U

(2011)

Netherlands

12

(2017, new rating)

Netherlands

6

(2011, new rating)

Netherlands

AL

No data

Norway

7

No data

New Zealand

G

No data

Peru

Apt

No data

Philippines

G

No data

Poland

b.o.

No data

Portugal

M/6

No data

Russia

0+

No data

Russia

12+

No data

Sweden

7

No data

Singapore

G

No data

Singapore

PG

(3d version)

Turkey

G

No data

Taiwan

GP

No data

USA

G

(certificate #33108)

USA

TV-PG

(tv rating)

Sensitive content guide

Sex & Nudity

None

Violence & Gore

Mild

Profanity

None

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

None

Frightening & Intense Scenes

Moderate

Awards

BAFTA Awards (1995)
Nominated
Academy Awards, USA (1995)
Winner
Oscar   1995
Best Music, Original Score
Nominated
Oscar   1995
Best Music, Original Song
Golden Globes, USA (1995)
Winner
Golden Globe   1995
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Winner
Golden Globe   1995
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Winner
Golden Globe   1995
Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical