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The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride (1998)

The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (original title)
Simba's daughter is the key to a resolution of a bitter feud between Simba's pride and the outcast pride led by the mate of Scar.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Simba (voice)
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Kiara (voice)
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Nuka (voice)
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Rafiki (voice)
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Mufasa (voice)
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Nala (voice)
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Timon (voice)
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Kovu (voice)
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Zira (voice)
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Pumbaa (voice)
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Young Vitani (voice)
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Simba (singing voice)
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Scar (voice)
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Zazu (voice)
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Young Kiara (voice)
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Storyline

Simba and Nala have a daughter, Kiara. Timon and Pumbaa are assigned to be her babysitters, but she easily escapes their care and ventures into the forbidden lands. There she meets a lion cub named Kovu and they become friends. What she and her parents do not know is that Kovu is the son of Zira - a banished follower of the now-dead Scar. She plans to raise Kovu to overthrow Simba and become the king of the Pride Lands. This tests not only Kiara and Kovu's relationship as they mature, but Simba's relationship with his daughter. Written by Rori Stevens

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The circle of life continues...


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Trivia

In an earlier version, Simba was actually going to be killed by the Outlanders. It was probably not included in the film with Simba surviving the whole way through to avoid a similar tragedy from what had happened to Mufasa in the first film. See more »

Goofs

The topi (large brown antelope) that Kiara pursues make wildebeest noises. See more »

Quotes

Simba: Kiara!
Zira: Kovu!
Simba: Stay out of this!
Kiara: Daddy, this has to stop.
Zira: You're even more pathetic than you are. Get out of the way!
Kovu: You won't hurt Kirara or Simba! Not while I'm here.
Simba: Why are you doing this?
Kiara: A wise king once told me, "We are one." I didn't understand him then. But now I do.
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Crazy Credits

At one point in the credits it says, "This film would not have been possible without the inspiration from the original motion picture and the work of its talented artists and animators.", and dedication appears. This feature copying from Pocahontas II (1998) during their credits. See more »

Connections

Version of Runaway Robots! Romie-O and Julie-8 (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

We Are One
Written by Tom Snow, Jack Feldman, and Marty Panzer
Performed by Cam Clarke, Charity Sanoy, and Ladysmith Black Mambazo
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Most impressive sequel yet.
29 November 1998 | by (Oslo, Norway) – See all my reviews

Simba's Pride may be the first of Disney's sequels with a soundtrack worth purchasing. The music was very good and the art was also most impressive. The only voice I wasn't completely satisfied with was Edward Hibbert as Zazu. Even I could have made a better clone for Rowan Atkinson. The script was somewhat rough, and some of the scenes had some unnecessarily dark undertones, but I still believe this to be the best made sequel yet - thanks largely to some very good songs. Keep it up, Disney!


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