Twilight Sparkle's Retro Media Library
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On October 5, 2010, The Lion King was also announced for a Blu-ray Disc release in 2011 along with Bambi.

Upon release as a Walt Disney Diamond Edition title, the retail price was deflated to 24% less than its original 1995 price.

Synopsis

Blu-ray

The wait is over! For the first time ever, experience the majesty of Disney's epic animated masterpiece as it roars onto Blu-ray! With a spectacular picture, spine-tingling high definition sound and immersive bonus features -- you will feel the love for this critically acclaimed and universally beloved classic like never before!

Embark on an extraordinary coming-of-age adventure as Simba, a lion cub who cannot wait to be king, searches for his destiny in the great "Circle Of Life." You will be thrilled by the breathtaking animation, unforgettable Academy Award-winning music (1994: Best Original Score, Best Original Song, "Can You Feel The Love Tonight") and timeless story. The king of all animated films is destined for greatness on Blu-ray!

Blu-ray 3D

The wait is over! For the first time ever, experience the majesty of Disney’s epic animated masterpiece as it roars off the screen and into your living room on Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D! With a spectacular digital picture, spine-tingling high definition sound and immersive bonus features—as well as the sensational Disney Second Screen viewing experience—you will feel the love for this critically acclaimed and universally beloved classic like never before!

Embark on an extraordinary coming-of-age adventure as Simba, a lion cub who cannot wait to be king, searches for his destiny in the great “Circle of Life.” You will be thrilled by the breathtaking animation, unforgettable Academy Award®–winning music (1994: Best Original Score; Best Song, “Can You Feel The Love Tonight”) and timeless story. The king of all animated films reigns on Disney Blu-ray 3D—magic in a new dimension!

DVD

Embark on an extraordinary coming-of-age adventure as Simba, a lion cub who cannot wait to be king, searches for his destiny in the great "Circle of Life." From the stunningly beautiful sequence over African vistas, to the hilarious escapades of "Hakuna Matata" with Timon and Pumbaa, to the awe-inspiring moment when Simba takes his rightful place atop Pride Rock, you will be thrilled by the breathtaking animation, unforgettable Academy Award -winning music (1994: Best Original Score; Best Song, "Can You Feel The Love Tonight") and timeless story.

Supplements

  • The Lion King: A Memoir - Don Hahn

Blu-ray Disc only:

  • 4 Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes
  • Never-Before-Seen Bloopers
  • Deleted Scenes
  • The Morning Report: Extended Scene
  • Pride of The Lion King
  • Disney Sing Along Mode
  • Interactive Blu-ray Gallery
  • Classic DVD Features
  • BD Live Enabled

In Other Countries

Country of origin Release date
South Korea October 19, 2011
Japan October 8, 2011
United Kingdom November 7, 2011
Australia October 12, 2011
France August 24, 2011
Belgium August 24, 2011
Germany November 10, 2011
Netherlands December 5, 2011
Sweden September 21, 2011
Brazil September 28, 2011
Denmark September 20, 2011
Norway September 14, 2011
Finland October 14, 2011
Hong Kong October 11, 2011
South Africa October 11, 2011
Taiwan October 1, 2011
China December 23, 2011
India August 14, 2011

Gallery

Videos

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The Lion King Diamond Edition Blu-ray Trailer HD

The trailer for The Lion King: Diamond Edition, as seen on Bambi and Tangled.

Weblinks

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