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(1994)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1995

Won
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Elton John (music)
Tim Rice (lyrics)
For the song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight".
Best Music, Original Score
Hans Zimmer
Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Elton John (music)
Tim Rice (lyrics)
For the song "Circle of Life".
Best Music, Original Song
Elton John (music)
Tim Rice (lyrics)
For the song "Hakuna Matata".

Golden Globes, USA 1995

Won
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Hans Zimmer
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Elton John (music)
Tim Rice (lyrics)
For the song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight".
Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Elton John (music)
Tim Rice (lyrics)
For the song "The Circle of Life".

BAFTA Awards 1995

Nominated
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Hans Zimmer
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Sound
Terry Porter
Mel Metcalfe
David Hudson
Doc Kane

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2004

Nominated
Saturn Award
Best DVD Classic Film Release

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 1995

Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Fantasy Film
Best Performance by a Younger Actor
Jonathan Taylor Thomas

Annie Awards 1994

Won
Annie
Best Animated Film
Walt Disney Pictures
Best Individual Achievement for Story Contribution in the Field of Animation
Brenda Chapman (head of story)
Best Achievement for Voice Acting
Jeremy Irons
Nominated
Annie
Best Individual Achievement for Artistic Excellence in the Field of Animation
Andy Gaskill (art director)
Best Individual Achievement for Artistic Excellence in the Field of Animation
Mark Henn (supervising animator, young simba)
Best Individual Achievement for Artistic Excellence in the Field of Animation
Scott F. Johnston (artistic supervisor, computer graphics)

BMI Film & TV Awards 1995

Won
BMI Film Music Award
Hans Zimmer
Won
Most Performed Song from a Film
Elton John
Tim Rice
For the song "Can You Feel The Love Tonight".

Casting Society of America, USA 1995

Won
Artios
Best Casting for Animated Voiceover
Brian Chavanne

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1995

Won
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
Hans Zimmer

Cinema Audio Society, USA 1995

Nominated
C.A.S. Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Feature Film
Terry Porter (re-recording mixer)
Mel Metcalfe (re-recording mixer)
David J. Hudson (re-recording mixer)
Doc Kane (original dialogue recording)

DVD Exclusive Awards 2003

Nominated
DVDX Award
Best Overall DVD, Classic Movie (Including All Extra Features)
(Special Platinum Edition).
Best New Movie Scenes (Finished-Edited Into Movie or Stand-Alone)
Don Hahn
Baker Bloodworth
For "Morning Report" (Special Platinum Edition).
Best Games and Interactivities
(Special Platinum Edition).

Golden Screen, Germany 1995

Won
Golden Screen with 2 Stars

Golden Screen, Germany 1994

Won
Golden Screen
Won
Golden Screen with 1 Star

Grammy Awards 1995

Won
Grammy
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
Elton John
For the song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight".
Best Musical Album for Children
Chris Thomas (produced by)
Hans Zimmer (produced by)
Jay Rifkin (produced by)
Mark Mancina (produced by)
Nominated
Grammy
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
Hans Zimmer
Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television
Elton John
Tim Rice
For the song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight?".
Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television
Elton John
Tim Rice
For the song "Circle of Life".

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1994

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Animated Film

Kids' Choice Awards, USA 1995

Won
Blimp Award
Favorite Movie

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1994

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Animation
Roger Allers
Rob Minkoff

MTV Movie Awards 1995

Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Villain
Jeremy Irons
Best Movie Song
Elton John
For the song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight".

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 1995

Won
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Music
Best Sound Editing - Animated Feature

National Board of Review, USA 1994

Won
NBR Award
Best Family Film

Satellite Awards 2011

Won
Satellite Award
Best Youth DVD
Two-Disc DVD & Blu-Ray Diamond Edition

Satellite Awards 2004

Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Youth DVD
For the Platinum Edition.

Young Artist Awards 1995

Won
Young Artist Award
Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Voiceover - TV or Movie
Laura Williams
For the duet with Jason Weaver.
Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Voiceover - TV or Movie
Jason Weaver
For the duet with Laura Williams.
Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Voiceover - TV or Movie
Jonathan Taylor Thomas
Best Family Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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