THE KING IN NUM­BERS

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$968 483 777

(then R3,4 bil­lion) World­wide box-of­fice gross of the 1994 movie.

2Direct-

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.

2Spin-

off TV se­ries – The Lion King’s Ti­mon and Pum­baa and Dis­ney’s The Lion Guard.

2Academy

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.

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