The Lion King: Special Edition (1994)

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Released 21-Feb-2004
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"There is more to be seen than has EVER been seen" with Disney's crowning achievement - THE LION KING - now in a dazzling 2-disc Special Edition with an all-new song, "Morning Report", exclusive DVD bonus features and a restoration befitting the king of all animated movies! In the heart of the Serengeti, experience the majestic coming-of-age tale acclaimed by audiences and critics alike!

Featuring the most beloved characters of all time and Academy Award-winning music, Disney's epic adventure follows the story of Simba, a feisty lion cub who "just can't wait to be king." Led astray by his ambitious Uncle Scar, Simba adopts a carefree lifestyle with his hilarious companions, Timon and Pumbaa, and forgets his regal responsibilities. But destiny calls and he must decide when the time is right to return to the Pride Lands and reclaim his place in the "Circle Of Life".

The Special Edition presents the timeless story of courage, loyalty and hope with two versions of the film, all-new animation created exclusively for the DVD, a Virtual Safari in 5.1 Surround Sound and journeys that take you behind the movie. You'll see, feel and hear why THE LION KING continues to rule hearts and entertain entire families.

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Jonathan Taylor Thomas
Matthew Broderick
Jason Weaver
Joseph Williams
Jeremy Irons
James Earl Jones
Moira Kelly
Sally Dworsky
Niketa Calame
Laura Williams
Nathan Lane
Ernie Sabella
Robert Guillaume
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Roger Allers
Rob Minkoff
Elton John
Lebo M.
Joseph Williams
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding Dual
Animation 1994 85:16 576i (PAL) 2 4
Widescreen 1.70:1, 16x9 Enhanced
English dts 5.1 (768Kb/s), English Dolby Digital 5.1 (448Kb/s), Hebrew Dolby Digital 5.1 (384Kb/s), English Audio Commentary Dolby Digital 1.0 (96Kb/s)
English, English for the Hearing Impaired, Hebrew, English Song Lyrics, Hebrew Song Lyrics, Hebrew Audio Commentary
Main Menu Introduction, Menu Animation & Audio, THX Optimizer, THX Trailer, Alternative Version-Original Theatrical Release, Audio Commentary-Filmmakers (Original Version Only), Featurette-The Making Of "The Morning Report", Game-The Lion King Personality Profile Game, Deleted Scenes-3, Music Video-Circle Of Life Performed by Disney Channel 'Circle Of Stars', Song Lyrics-Sing Along Track, Game-Timon's Grab-A-Grub, Pumbaa's Sound Sensations, Trailer-Disc 2 Preview, Booklet, Featurette-Story (3), Film (5), Stage (6), Featurette-Music (7), Animals (6), Featurette-Virtual Safari, Music Video-Can You Feel The Love Tonight?, Circle Of Life by Elton John, Featurette-Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe,North America, South America, Trailer-The Lion King 3
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