The Lion King Poster

(1994)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1995

Winner
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Elton John (music)
Tim Rice (lyrics)
For the song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight".
Best Music, Original Score
Hans Zimmer
Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Elton John (music)
Tim Rice (lyrics)
For the song "Circle of Life".
Best Music, Original Song
Elton John (music)
Tim Rice (lyrics)
For the song "Hakuna Matata".

Golden Globes, USA 1995

Winner
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Hans Zimmer
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Elton John (music)
Tim Rice (lyrics)
Song: "Can You Feel the Love Tonight"
Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Elton John (music)
Tim Rice (lyrics)
Song: "The Circle of Life"

BAFTA Awards 2004

Winner
BAFTA Interactive Award
DVD
Walt Disney Home Entertainment
For the Lion King - Special Edition DVD

BAFTA Awards 1995

Nominee
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Hans Zimmer
Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Sound
Terry Porter
Mel Metcalfe
David Hudson
Doc Kane

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2004

Nominee
Saturn Award
Best DVD Classic Film Release

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 1995

Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Fantasy Film
Best Performance by a Younger Actor
Jonathan Taylor Thomas

Annie Awards 1994

Winner
Annie
Best Animated Film
Walt Disney Pictures
Best Individual Achievement for Story Contribution in the Field of Animation
Brenda Chapman (head of story)
Best Achievement for Voice Acting
Jeremy Irons
Nominee
Annie
Best Individual Achievement for Artistic Excellence in the Field of Animation
Andy Gaskill (art director)
Best Individual Achievement for Artistic Excellence in the Field of Animation
Mark Henn (supervising animator, young simba)
Best Individual Achievement for Artistic Excellence in the Field of Animation
Scott F. Johnston (artistic supervisor, computer graphics)

Awards Circuit Community Awards 1994

Winner
ACCA
Best Achievement in Sound
Best Original Score
Hans Zimmer
Nominee
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
Don Hahn
Best Director
Roger Allers
Rob Minkoff
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Jeremy Irons

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Best Original Screenplay
Irene Mecchi
Johnathan Roberts
Linda Woolverton

BMI Film & TV Awards 1995

Winner
BMI Film Music Award
Hans Zimmer
Winner
Most Performed Song from a Film
Elton John
Tim Rice
For the song "Can You Feel The Love Tonight".

Casting Society of America, USA 1995

Winner
Artios
Best Casting for Animated Voiceover
Brian Chavanne

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1995

Winner
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
Hans Zimmer

Cinema Audio Society, USA 1995

Nominee
C.A.S. Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Feature Films
Terry Porter (re-recording mixer)
Mel Metcalfe (re-recording mixer)
David J. Hudson (re-recording mixer)
Doc Kane (original dialogue recording)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 1995

Winner
DFWFCA Award
Best Animated Film
Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture

DVD Exclusive Awards 2003

Nominee
DVDX Award
Best Overall DVD, Classic Movie (Including All Extra Features)
(Special Platinum Edition).
Best New Movie Scenes (Finished-Edited Into Movie or Stand-Alone)
Don Hahn
Baker Bloodworth
For "Morning Report" (Special Platinum Edition).
Best Games and Interactivities
(Special Platinum Edition).

Golden Screen, Germany 1995

Winner
Golden Screen with 2 Stars

Golden Screen, Germany 1994

Winner
Golden Screen
Winner
Golden Screen with 1 Star

Grammy Awards 1995

Winner
Grammy
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
Elton John
For the song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight".
Best Musical Album for Children
Chris Thomas (produced by)
Hans Zimmer (produced by)
Jay Rifkin (produced by)
Mark Mancina (produced by)
Best Instrumental Arrangement with Accompanying Vocals
Hans Zimmer (composer, arrangers)
Lebo M. (arrangers/African vocals performer)
Carmen Twillie (performer)
For the song "Circle of Life / Nants' Inginyama"
Nominee
Grammy
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
Hans Zimmer
Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television
Elton John
Tim Rice
For the song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight?".
Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television
Elton John
Tim Rice
For the song "Circle of Life".

IGN Summer Movie Awards 2011

Nominee
IGN Award
Best 3D Movie
Best Movie Blu-Ray
For the Diamond Edition on Blu-Ray and DVD.

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) 2015

Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Archival Release of an Existing Score - Re-Release or Re-Recording
Hans Zimmer (score, liner notes)
Elton John (songs)
Tim Rice (songs)
Randy Thornton (album producer)
Don Hahn (liner notes)
Lorelay Bove (album art direction)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1994

Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Animated Film

Kids' Choice Awards, USA 1995

Winner
Blimp Award
Favorite Movie

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1994

Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Animation
Roger Allers
Rob Minkoff

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 1995

Winner
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Music
Best Sound Editing - Animated Feature

MTV Movie + TV Awards 1995

Nominee
MTV Movie Award
Best Villain
Jeremy Irons
Best Movie Song
Elton John
For the song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight".

National Board of Review, USA 1994

Winner
NBR Award
Best Family Film

National Film Preservation Board, USA 2016

Winner
National Film Registry
National Film Preservation Board

Online Film & Television Association 2015

Winner
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Motion Picture

Satellite Awards 2011

Winner
Satellite Award
Best Youth DVD
Two-Disc DVD & Blu-Ray Diamond Edition

Satellite Awards 2004

Winner
Golden Satellite Award
Best Youth DVD
For the Platinum Edition.

Young Artist Awards 1995

Winner
Young Artist Award
Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Voiceover - TV or Movie
Laura Williams
For the duet with Jason Weaver.
Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Voiceover - TV or Movie
Jason Weaver
For the duet with Laura Williams.
Best Family Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominee
Young Artist Award
Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Voiceover - TV or Movie
Jonathan Taylor Thomas

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