The Lion King is a 1994 American animated feature film produced سے طرف کی Walt Disney Feature Animation. Released to theaters on June 15, 1994 سے طرف کی Walt Disney Pictures, it is the 32nd film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics. The story, which was influenced سے طرف کی the Bible stories of Joseph and Moses, the Epic of Sundiata, and the William Shakespeare play Hamlet, takes place in a kingdom of anthropomorphic lions in Africa. The Lion King is the fifth highest-grossing animated film and continues to be the highest-grossing hand drawn اندازی حرکت film in history and belongs to an era known as the Disney Renaissance.
The Lion King is the highest-grossing 2D animated film of all time in the United States, and received positive reviews from critics, who praised the film for its موسیقی and story and has been called one of the best films of all time. During its release in 1994, the film grossed مزید than $783 million worldwide, becoming the most successful film released that year, and it is currently the 26th highest-grossing feature film ever.
A musical film, The Lion King garnered two Academy Awards for its achievement in موسیقی and the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical یا Comedy. Songs were written سے طرف کی composer Elton John and lyricist Tim Rice, with an original score سے طرف کی Hans Zimmer. Disney later produced two related movies: a sequel, The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (1998); and a prequel/parallel, The Lion King 1½ (2004).
A Broadway adaptation of the دکھائیں opened in 1997 and won six Tony Awards including one for Best Musical. A 3D remake was released on September 16, 2011.