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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 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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Zazu (voice)
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Simba (singing voice)
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Young Kiara (voice)
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Scar (voice) (archive sound)

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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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The son of Zira is called Kovu - Swahili for 'Scar'. 'Zira' means hate; the name of Nuka, Zira's hapless elder son, means 'bad smell'. [Kovu has no relation to Scar] See more »

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When Vitani and Nuka go to get fire at the geysers, Vitani has a dark lining in her ear that disappears and reappears between shots. See more »

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Nuka: This is my moment of glory!
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The Walt Disney Pictures logo is not shown at both all, at the beginning or at the end. See more »

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Version of Romeo and Juliet (2000) See more »

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He Lives In You
Lyrics and Music by Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, and Lebo M.
Arranged by Mark Mancina
Lead Vocal Performed by Lebo M.
Vocal Solos Performed by Maxi Anderson, Max Ngcobo, Khanyo Maphumulo, Khuluiwe Sithole, and Rose Stone
Background Vocals Performed by South African Choir, Maxi Anderson, Rose Stone, Ron Kunene, Oren Waters, Rick Nelson, Terry Young
"He Lives In You" from the Walt Disney Records album, "Rhythm of the Pride Lands"
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Almost as good as the original, with a brilliant song!
20 May 2007 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

The five main reasons I like this film: 1. The song "We Are One" is a spectacular and I prefer it to all of the songs in the first film! 2. Kiara is a really good character and so is Kovu! I also like Nala in this one, although I prefer her in the last Lion King film. 3. I prefer this one's plot to the one in the first film! I think it's slightly more planned out than the last one's plot. 4. The animation is really good! There's one bit where Kiara and Kovu jump into the air and they animate it so well it looks - spooky! 5. It's a really good sequel for all the fans of the first film! Enjoy! :)

Kiara is the future queen, unfortunately for Simba, she is in love with an outsider, whom she is forbidden to marry. Kovu is also supposed to "follow in Scar's pawprints"...


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