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THE LION KING

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THE LION KING

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 84m 43s

Release date 04/09/2018

BBFCInsight no material likely to offend or harm

Genre(s) Adventure, Animation, Musical

Director(s) Roger Allers,Rob Minkoff

Cast includes Matthew Broderick (voice), Nathan Lane (voice), Jeremy Irons (voice), Whoopi Goldberg (voice), James Earl Jones (voice), Jonathan Taylor Thomas (voice), Rowan Atkinson (voice)

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 25/08/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE LION KING is an animated musical in which a lion cub is duped by his evil uncle into leaving his pride after his father's death.

There is mild emotional intensity when a lion cub witnesses his father's death. The issue of bereavement is handled in a sensitive manner. There are also scenes of mild violence and uses of very mild bad language ('butt', 'Jeez').

Details

Title
THE LION KING
Year
2018
Distributor(s)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment
Classified date(s)
30/10/2018
Main language
English
Submitted run time
84m 43s
BBFC reference
LVF065136
Remarks
Widescreen

Components List

This work is made up of a number of separate components. Note that since February 2001 the BBFC has measured each component separately, but older works may not have the exact details, only a list of titles

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THE LION KING

Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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