The Lion King (1994)

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Musical king-of-the-beasts blockbuster is powerful, scary.

G 1994 89 minutes

Parents say

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Based on 90 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 211 reviews

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age 17+


This movie was horrible. I watched it in Kindergarten and I almost cried! I am very against movies where they include deaths. I probably still would’ve cried!

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Too much violence
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age 8+

Hated it

I hated the characters, the songs, and all other elements of the film. The pro-monarchist message doesn't help matters. If the animals had formed an autonomous collective, I would give it a second star.
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