The Lion King is NOW available on Digital, Blu-ray™ and DVD #TheLionKing
disclosure: I was provided with a copy to promote this title and share it’s release with you.
I absolutely love when Disney releases old favorites in the New format so we can add it to our collection. “The Lion King” is ready to Roar to Its Rightful Place in the Walt Disney Signature Collection into your home. Now available on Blu-Ray, Digital and DVD at a retailer near you.
I love having Disney classics to watch at home and share with my younger kids and now my grandchildren. Disney Classics are movies I used to watch with my oldest son and now enjoy with my younger boys. Kids every where need to experience the joy of watching THE LION KING. You’ll love the Bonus material too.
“The Lion King” is the fifth title to join the Walt Disney Signature Collection, which includes groundbreaking films created or inspired by the imagination and legacy of Walt Disney, featuring timeless stories and characters that have touched generations. It takes its place alongside “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Pinocchio” and “Bambi.”
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1. Brand New Sing-Along Version
2. Audio Commentary – View the film with commentary by producer Don Hahn and co-directors Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff.
3. Visualizing a Villain – Against a backdrop of live dancers and the animated “Be Prepared” sequence, artist David Garibaldi paints a masterpiece of evil.
4. The Recording Sessions – Watch rare footage of the actors recording their roles, matched with the final animation. Intro by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff.
5. Nathan and Matthew: The Extended Lion King Conversation – Nathan Lane (Timon) and Matthew Broderick (Adult Simba) offer candid and hilarious insights into their Lion King experiences.
6. Inside the Story Room – Co-directors Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff present archival footage of five original story pitches.
1. Circle of Life – See how color creates emotion and meaning in the film’s iconic opening.
2. Simba & Nala – See how elements proposed in story meetings evolve into what appears onscreen.
3. Simba Takes Nala Out to Play – …And, sometimes what seems funny in story meetings never makes it into the film!
4. Hakuna Matata – Co-directors Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff sing, act and dance their hearts out as they pitch the “Hakuna Matata” sequence.
5. Rafiki and Reflecting Pool – Co-directors Roger Allers & Rob Minkoff pitch a sequence that became the emotional heart of The Lion King to Producer Don Hahn.
7. Music & More – Sing along to your favorite songs from the movie!
1. “Circle of Life”
2. “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King”
3. “Be Prepared”
4. “Hakuna Matata”
5. “Can You Feel the Love Tonight”
1. Visual Development – Explore a gallery of striking artwork that inspired the movie’s look and feel.
2. Character Design – Trace the development of the film’s unforgettable characters through early concept art drawings.
3. Storyboards – Examine storyboards created in the development of “The Lion King.”
4. Layouts – Feast your eyes on layouts created in the development of “The Lion King.”
5. Backgrounds & Layouts – Journey through a gallery of landscape paintings that shaped the world of “The Lion King.”
9. Classic Bonus Features (Digital Only) – These offerings from prior home entertainment releases include hours of bonus material, such as bloopers, audio commentary, deleted and alternate scenes, and in-depth journeys into the music, film, story, animals and stage show.
*Bonus features may vary by retailer
Product SKUs: Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Copy), Digital HD/SD, DVD
Feature Run Time: Approximately 89 minutes
Rating: G in U.S. and Canada
Aspect Ratio: Blu-ray Feature Film = 1080p High Definition / 1.78:1
DVD Feature Film = 1.78:1
Audio: Blu-ray = English 7.1 DTS-HDMA, Spanish and French 5.1 Dolby Digital Language Tracks
DVD = English, Spanish, and French 5.1 Dolby Digital Language Tracks
Subtitles: English ESL, English SDH, French & Spanish
The Lion King is available at Retailers Near year You
Walmart Blu-Ray/DVD $24.96
Best Buy Blu-ray/ DVD $19.99
Target Blu-Ray / DVD $22.99