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Interesting Facts About “The Lion King” (19 pics)

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Interesting facts you probably didn't know about “The Lion King”.

The movie was originally titled King of the Jungle. Disney changed the name when they realized that lions don’t live in the jungle.

1 Interesting Facts About “The Lion King” (19 pics)

The original opening to the film was supposed to be a dialogue-heavy scene. The producers and animators were so impressed with composer Hans Zimmer’s score for the “Circle of Life” that they decided to change the beginning to the now iconic opening.


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James Earl Jones (Mufasa) and Madge Sinclair (Sarabi) were also the king and queen in Coming to America.


3 Interesting Facts About “The Lion King” (19 pics)

Disney originally wanted Sean Connery to voice Mufasa.


4 Interesting Facts About “The Lion King” (19 pics)

When Simba collapses on the cliff, it appears that the pollen that flies off the cliff forms the word “sex,” but it was actually “SFX,” the abbreviation for the special-effects team that worked on the film.


5 Interesting Facts About “The Lion King” (19 pics)

Disney originally wanted the hyenas, Banzai and Shenzi, to be voiced by Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong. Unable to get a hold of Tommy, they instead casted Whoopi Goldberg in the role of Shenzi.




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Reportedly, the “Be Prepared” scene was inspired by footage of Nazis marching by Adolf Hitler on a podium.


7 Interesting Facts About “The Lion King” (19 pics)

Lion King and Pocahontas were in production at the same time. Disney believed that Pocahontas would be the more prestigious and successful of the two films.


8 Interesting Facts About “The Lion King” (19 pics)

Originally, producers intended to have “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” be a comical duet between Timon and Pumbaa.


9 Interesting Facts About “The Lion King” (19 pics)

Pumbaa is the first Disney character to ever fart.


10 Interesting Facts About “The Lion King” (19 pics)

It took approximately three years to animate the two-and-a-half-minute wildebeest stampede scene.


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In early script drafts, Scar was not related to Mufasa. However, the writers thought making the two related would be more interesting.


12 Interesting Facts About “The Lion King” (19 pics)

“You have no idea” is the exact same line Jeremy Irons (who voices Scar) says in his Oscar-winning role as Claus von Bulow in Reversal of Fortune.


13 Interesting Facts About “The Lion King” (19 pics)

The movie’s plot is loosely based on William Shakespeare’s Hamlet.


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Mufasa was originally not supposed to appear after his death.


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Initially, the reason an adult Nala wandered so far from Pride Rock was supposed to be because Scar had banished her for ignoring his romantic advances.


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Although Matthew Broderick is a singer, he does not sing “Hakuna Matata” or “Can You Feel the Love Tonight.”


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The Lion King is the best-selling home video of all time, with over 55 million copies sold


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With over 10 million copies sold, it is also the biggest-selling soundtrack ever for an animated film


19 Interesting Facts About “The Lion King” (19 pics)


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№1 Author: 1234 (31 May 2013 09:27) Total user comments: 1878


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:02: the film made almost billion for 45million budget and toys made billion .....the musical made money too :04:
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№2 Author: Lu (31 May 2013 20:11) Total user comments: 15082


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Looking at this, I wonder how Jungle Book fared?
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№3 Author: sergiofx (1 Jun 2013 00:57) Total user comments: 719


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#14 is true, which is why Scar is holding a skull when he becomes king and asks Zazu to sing, in a mirror scene for Hamlet holding the skull of his father :)
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№4 Author: zorak (2 Jun 2013 23:37) Total user comments: 276


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#5 yeah right...
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№5 Author: serenawilliams (5 Aug 2013 13:22) Total user comments: 0


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Good Sharing..Nice to see the Pics.. I am very big fan of Lion King Broadway Musical show.
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№6 Author: Tomaz86 (31 Aug 2014 16:11) Total user comments: 10815


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Amazing.
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