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

age 6+

Based on 88 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 206 reviews

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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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age 8+

We are all part of the great circle of life!!!

Lion king a great disney film filled with outstanding life lessons.However the film is a little dark for really young viewers. There is violent emotional themes in this film involving a Child losing his father by his own uncle. But in the end what it is really all about is taking pride who you are and, who could become.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence

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