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

G  |  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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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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Suzanne Pleshette and Jason Marsden portray mother and son, Zira and Kovu. Three years following this film, the two actors went on to voice characters with a similar relationship in the Oscar-winning Hayao Miyazaki's animated feature, "Spirited Away (2001)". See more »

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When Kiara and Kovu are reunited amongst the snow, they can be seen singing the playing song for about 5 seconds, but in the previous and following shots, they are not singing. See more »

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Timon: [he and Pumbaa narrowly escape being trampled by a herd of antelope] This must be where the deer and the antelope play!
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Version of Romeo and Juliet (1976) See more »

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Love Will Find A Way
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A worthy successor...
16 August 2000 | by (london, england) – See all my reviews

I wanted to see this for ages but was put off by the fact that it went straight to video. Then I noticed that all Disney sequels (bar Rescuers Down Under) went straight to video, so I bought it. From the opening song this film captures the spirit of the original. The first time I saw it I thought only two of the songs were good (Upendi and One of Us) but after seeing it a few times I realised that the songs are extremely well written and catchy. I feel there are a few points not accounted for in the film notably the origin of the Outland lions (I can only conclude that only a few followed Scar and others joined them in the time period between Kiara as a cub and as an adult) but I prefer these things left to the imagination. Overall I am very impressed by this film. It has very high quality animation for a straight to video sequel and introduces some interesting new characters. I would really like the Lion King to be a trilogy (I am a great fan of trilogies) so come on, Disney, Make a third film, preferably detailing the young Scar and Mufasa. A definite 5-stars.


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