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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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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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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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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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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

(at around 50 mins) When Kovu follows Simba to the cave, they're close to the cave entrance, almost inside it. But when it crosses to Vitani's viewpoint, Simba and Kovu are clearly a long distance from the cave. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Timon: Ah, Pumba. Look at that little guy! A chip off the old block. And you gotta know who's gonna raise him.
Pumbaa: His parents?
Timon: Okay, sure. Get technical. But who's gonna teach him the real important stuff? Like how to belch.
[belches]
Timon: And dig for grubs. I'm telling you, buddy, it's gonna be like old times. You, me and the little guy.
Rafiki: [laughs] It is a girl.
Timon: Girl.
TimonPumbaa: Girl? Oy.
[They both faint]
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Crazy Credits

The Walt Disney Pictures logo is not shown at both all, at the beginning or at the end. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Doug's 1st Movie (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Upendi
Lyrics and Music by Kevin Quinn and Randy Petersen
Performed by Robert Guillaume, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Liz Callaway, and Gene Miller
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The best sequel I ever watched!
2 August 2010 | by (Russia) – See all my reviews

Wonderful, dramatic tale, an interpretation of William Shakespeare's "Romeo & Juliet" in animal kingdom. The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride - best direct-to-video sequel ever: wise, romantic storyline, beautiful characters - some of them looks like much better than characters from 1st movie. Kovu, Vitani and of course Kiara - I love them all sooo much! Great songs and music - heartwarming "Love Will Find a Way" always make me cry. Too pity it wasn't released in cinemas - I hope Disney will release it in Blu-Ray format alongside with 1st movie. Thank you, Darrel Rooney! The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride - one of the last great traditional cartoons from Walt Disney Pictures! 10/10


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