Reviews

Dec 22, 2021
The Lion King is short on humor, long on melodrama and AWOL on fun. It was intended to be important and is pretentious instead.
Dec 22, 2021
Disney' newest animated feature is an explosion of color and emotion. This tale of a lion cub growing up to avenge his father's death is filled with primal themes and deep feelings.
Dec 22, 2021
The Lion King is classic, first-rate Disney, an animated musical for all ages that will roar its way to huge grosses and take its place among Disney's best.
Dec 22, 2021
The Lion King, Walt Disney's 32nd full-length animated film, is a glorious hodgepodge, a jumble of styles, emotions and ideas that turn into something wonderful. This is Disney animation at its best -- and at its most sentimental.
Dec 21, 2021
The Lion King boasts a top-notch story, excellent characterizations, instantly hummable tunes, and some of the best artwork and animation the company's ever done. It's a classic from the opening sequence.
Dec 21, 2021
Make no mistake, the magnitude of the achievement here far outweighs any shortcomings. The Lion King is both populist blockbuster and royal treat.
Oct 11, 2021
This often dark tale about a lion cub holds real emotional resonance.
Jan 11, 2021
A certain blockbuster and a future classic, The Lion King is a scrumptiously delightful moviegoing experience.
Sep 14, 2020
A stunning artistic achievement that helped create serious critical awareness for feature-length animation.
Jul 15, 2019
'The Lion King' is arguably up for one of the best films of all time. [Full review in Spanish]
Jul 10, 2019
The Lion King isn't just the best film of the Disney Renaissance but the best animated film of all time!
May 2, 2019
The best of Disney animation. [Full Review in Spanish]
Feb 20, 2019
Scar is I think the best Disney villain that we've ever had.
Dec 14, 2018
Simply the pinnacle of Disney animation.
Apr 13, 2018
At this point in animation history, we can expect no less than perfection from Disney, and they deliver.
Jan 26, 2018
The massive wildebeest stampede and Scar's Third Reich-inspired musical number were already phenomenal 17 years ago without the additional dimension, so what's really the point?
Sep 4, 2017
With its remarkable narrative, memorable characters, stunning animation, and brilliant music, The Lion King remains the very pinnacle of Disney's animated achievements.
Aug 2, 2015
A majestic achievement.
Aug 2, 2015
Disney can take pride in this lion of a movie.
Aug 24, 2013
the animation is stunning on the big screen and beautiful to watch