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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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Simba (voice)
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Kiara (voice)
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Nuka (voice)
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Rafiki (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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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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Trivia

Just as the first movie is said to be based upon "Hamlet", the sequel has elements of another famous Shakespeare play-"Romeo and Juliet". See more »

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The number of lionesses in both prides change repeatedly. See more »

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[Kovu pounces, only to realize Timon is there]
Timon: AHHH! Don't eat me, please! I... I never really met your tyrant, I mean, uh, Scar! Scar, oh heck of a guy. A little moody, but...
Kiara: Timon, what are you doing here?
Timon: Kiara! Thank goodness! Oh. Hey, for once, we're not following you. This just happens to be the best smorgasbord in the Pride Lands! Bugs everywhere! But, you don't call for a reservation and... yeesh!
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Surprisingly good!
9 March 2004 | by (hell:P) – See all my reviews

I surprised how I liked this one. My friends told me it's terrible, but I don't think so! Compare this one to Pocahontas: Journey to a new world, The return of Jaffar, or any other animated movie sequel, it's a way better!!! The Lion King I. is quite possibly the best animated movie ever made, so of course it can't be compared to the original. But in its own, it's still pretty good. I think Kovu is a cool character, he was my favorite. I've read on the messageboards that Simba was annoying in the sequel... but think about what things happened to him in the first film, and his overprotecting will be understandable. Unfortunately, the songs are pretty forgettable, except for 'He lives in you'. This film is good at all, give it a chance and watch it!


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