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The Lion King General viewing, but some scenes may be unsuitable for young children. A PG film should not unsettle a child aged around eight or older. Unaccompanied children of any age may watch, but parents are advised to consider whether the content may upset younger, or more sensitive, children.

BBFC


2019
 118 minutes (1 hours 58 minutes)
UK release date Released: 19th July 2019  |  BBFC Age Rating:  PG
The Lion King

Directed by

Starring

Actor
Character
Alfre Woodard
Sarabi
Billy Eichner
Timon
John Kani
Rafiki
John Oliver
Zazu
James Earl Jones
Mufasa
JD McCrary
Young Simba
Shahadi Wright Joseph
Young Nala
Penny Johnson Jerald
Sarafina
Keegan-Michael Key
Kamari
Eric Andre
Azizi
Florence Kasumba
Shenzi
Amy Sedaris
Guinea Fowl
Chance the Rapper
Bush Baby
Josh McCrary
Elephant Shrew
Phil La'Marr
Impala
J. Lee
Hyena
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Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£75,980,151
8
The Lion King
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US total gross
$543,634,365
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Global total gross
$1,656,943,394
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UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: PG
Genres
UK Box Office Release Breakdown
UK release date:

Highest chart position: 1

Weeks on box office: 13

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
1N
£16,671,764
£16,671,764
1▲▼
£10,660,287
£36,889,089
2
£5,158,310
£50,701,448
1
£4,366,824
£59,913,197
2
£2,486,795
£65,977,991
3
£1,093,891
£69,064,201
2
£1,226,964
£71,715,236
4
£686,991
£73,143,510
5
£439,795
£73,846,727
6
£373,124
£74,340,257
8
£461,371
£74,883,520
6
£366,121
£75,317,983
9
£160,684
£75,523,522
Other Box Office History
18 October 2019
£43,268
25 October 2019
£16,974
1 November 2019
£125,651
8 November 2019
£57,105
15 November 2019
£28,417
22 November 2019
£5,268
29 November 2019
£9,364
6 December 2019
£906
13 December 2019
£3,063
20 December 2019
£350
27 December 2019
£243
10 January 2020
£446
17 January 2020
£3,152
24 January 2020
£2,379
31 January 2020
£1,525
7 February 2020
£326
21 February 2020
£17,813
Box Office Gross Flow
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687K
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