THE KING IN NUMBERS
$968 483 777
(then R3,4 billion) Worldwide box-office gross of the 1994 movie.
to-video sequels: The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride (1999) and The Lion King 1½ (2004) which is set concurrent to the events of The Lion King.
off TV series – The Lion King’s Timon and Pumbaa and Disney’s The Lion Guard.
Awards won for the original movie: best original score, by Hans Zimmer, and best song, by Elton John and Tim Rice. Three other songs from the film were also Oscar nominees.