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The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride (1998)
"The Lion King II: Simba's Pride" (original title)

Video  -  Animation | Adventure | Family  -  27 October 1998 (USA)
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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 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

During this movie, Neve Campbell (Adult Kiara) and Lacey Chabert (Young Vitani) were working together on Party of Five (1994). See more »

Goofs

When Rafiki draws a blue line over the drawing of young Kiara ,the shape and position of it changes in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

Kovu: [points out where the grass has grown back from the fire, between them] Hey, look... we are one.
Kiara: What?
Kovu: Let's get outta here. We'll run away together! And start a pride... all our own.
Kiara: Kovu... we have to go back.
Kovu: You're kidding. But we're finally together!
Kiara: Our place is with our pride. If we run away, they'll be divided forever.
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Written by Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, and Lebo M.
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User Reviews

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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