The Lion King is an American animated movie which was released in 1994 by Walt Disney Pictures. The story takes place in Africa in the kingdom of lions and this movie was influenced by William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. The Lion King tells the story of a young lion named Simba who one day will become a king after his father Mufasa.
The Lion King received very positive reviews from critics who praised this movie for the music, story, and most of all the animation which was great. In the year of 1994, the Lion King was the highest grossing release. The film won many awards which include 2 Academy awards for outstanding music and Golden Globe award for best picture. The lion king had great songs like Hakuna Matata, Circle of Life, and Be Prepared.