The Lion King 3D (1994)

The Lion King 3D (1994)

The Lion King 3D (1994)

Aguably the last, great Disney hand-drawn animated film, The Lion King gets a 3D makeover.

The adventure follows the epic, African adventure of a young lion called Simba (voiced by Matthew Broderick) as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and his destined role as king of the jungle.

Also stars the voice talent of a booming James Earl Jones, Rowan Atkinson and Jeremy Irons.

Best Original Song (Elton John), Best Original Score (Hans Zimmer); Academy Awards 1995
2011Rating: G89 minsUSAWalt Disney Animation
AnimatedComedyDramaKids & FamilyMusical3D

Reviews & comments

Great so many times over!

When I was a child, I constantly watched this movie and loved it! I recently went to see it in 3D, and it was amazing! The picture was great, and I loved the 3D effects. I also remebered how cool the story is, and I got a lot of the adult targeted jokes thrown in there that I never got as a child. I still sang along to all the songs, I am so happy they...

5.0

STILL CRIED

I had to go re see it... still loved it... it's so much cooler on the big screen... I still blubbed. Go see it! Was really good in 3D.

5.0

Loved it

This was my fave movie as a child and still is my fave childrens movie. Absolutely brilliant. Extra bonus about watching it as an adult now I get some of the slightly more adult jokes that are thrown in rather then just laughing at it because Mum and Dad laughed. Would reccomend it to all ages

5.0

Disney At Its Best!

Seeing as this was my favourite Disney film when I was young, it was always pretty likely that I would love seeing this in 3D. However, I have to admit that it was even more amazing than I ever could have imagined! :D The 3D was done really well, the graphics looked spectacular. Plus, I'd forgotten both how heartbreaking and heartwarming the storyline and...

5.0
Variety

Variety

press

A dazzling -- and unexpectedly daring -- addition to the Disney canon.

Total Film

Total Film

press

Everything's fine-tuned to perfection. The hand-drawn characters throb with life. The CG set-pieces yank your jaw to the carpet. The maddeningly catchy songs keep things from getting too bleak. And the story has more emotional kick than a herd of stampeding wildebeest.

5.0
Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

press

A hugely entertaining blend of music, fun and eye-popping thrills, though it doesn't lack for heart.

Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

Basically what we have here is a drama, with comedy occasionally lifting the mood. The result is a surprising seriousness; this isn't the mindless romp with cute animals.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

This is more a favourite of the children than adult Disney fans. It has a few memorable songs and has spawned a very popular stage production.

4.0
Variety

Variety

press

A dazzling -- and unexpectedly daring -- addition to the Disney canon.

Total Film

Total Film

press

Everything's fine-tuned to perfection. The hand-drawn characters throb with life. The CG set-pieces yank your jaw to the carpet. The maddeningly catchy songs keep things from getting too bleak. And the story has more emotional kick than a herd of stampeding wildebeest.

5.0
Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

press

A hugely entertaining blend of music, fun and eye-popping thrills, though it doesn't lack for heart.

Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

Basically what we have here is a drama, with comedy occasionally lifting the mood. The result is a surprising seriousness; this isn't the mindless romp with cute animals.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

This is more a favourite of the children than adult Disney fans. It has a few memorable songs and has spawned a very popular stage production.

4.0

Great so many times over!

When I was a child, I constantly watched this movie and loved it! I recently went to see it in 3D, and it was amazing! The picture was great, and I loved the 3D effects. I also remebered how cool the story is, and I got a lot of the adult targeted jokes thrown in there that I never got as a child. I still sang along to all the songs, I am so happy they...

5.0

STILL CRIED

I had to go re see it... still loved it... it's so much cooler on the big screen... I still blubbed. Go see it! Was really good in 3D.

5.0

Loved it

This was my fave movie as a child and still is my fave childrens movie. Absolutely brilliant. Extra bonus about watching it as an adult now I get some of the slightly more adult jokes that are thrown in rather then just laughing at it because Mum and Dad laughed. Would reccomend it to all ages

5.0

Disney At Its Best!

Seeing as this was my favourite Disney film when I was young, it was always pretty likely that I would love seeing this in 3D. However, I have to admit that it was even more amazing than I ever could have imagined! :D The 3D was done really well, the graphics looked spectacular. Plus, I'd forgotten both how heartbreaking and heartwarming the storyline and...

5.0