The makers off the film spent time in Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, and drew their inspiration from what they saw there.
It is one of Africa's more widely spoken languages, and is used in the opening of the song.
Shenzi, Banzai, and Ed are the three amigos.
The resemblance is uncanny.
The beautiful lioness has an equally beautiful name.
GreenBlueGrayBrownThey switch from blue to green.They switch from brown to green.
They switch from blue to green.
Throughout the movie her eyes switch color due to continuity errors.
Talking to Mufasa at Pride RockAttending the presentation of SimbaPlaying with a mouse he plans to eatPlotting with the hyenas
Playing with a mouse he plans to eat
He really shouldn't play with his food.
Poor, poor Mufasa.
Probably because they have their heads stuck in the sand. Note: This song appears in the extended version of the movie.
Lord of Pride RockLions of the PrideKing of the JungleA Lion's Tale
King of the Jungle
Producer Don Hahn originally wanted to call it that.
In the scene where he's talking to Scar.
HeavenEvery living thing that came before themThe great kings of the pastLost souls
The great kings of the past
A very comforting thought indeed.
"I came up short.""He is the master.""Mufasa won that battle.""I'm afraid I'm at the shallow end of the gene pool."
"I'm afraid I'm at the shallow end of the gene pool."
Jealously is not a good look for Scar.
Better than a horse.
"Oh-so-tiny paws.""Quite so little hair.""Such a soft roar.""No hair on his mane."
"Quite so little hair."
Zazu sings this lyric in "I Just Can't Wait to Be King."
"Scar did this to me.""You must!""Run, Simba! Run!""Scar! Brother, help me!"
"Scar! Brother, help me!"
He didn't. :(
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