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    Puulaahi
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    My childhood. This and Aladdin. One of Disneys best! Still looking for The Lion King on DVD. I need to buy it off eBay.

    nyoki
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    Another favorite.
    @Puulaahi: Disney is weird w/ DVD releases. They put them out sporadically for a very limited time and then they’re off the shelves until they decide to release it again.

    rompSku
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    first movie I ever cried… in a cinema… with the whole 5th grade weeping alongside me.
    it was beautiful.

    When Mufasa dies, and Simba tries to wake him up by nudging him.. and he asks for help. *sniff sniff* Dammit. I got something in my eye again.

    Phyreblade
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    @nyokki: I think not so much weird as very shrewd…

    TGGeko
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    Lets see, uncle kills dad,
    uncle bones mom,
    kid sees dads ghost
    kid comes back for vengeance

    Wait a minute, this is Hamlet!

    compasseagle89
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    @TGGeko:
    i never thought of disney emulating shakespeare, but youre right! how weird is that?

    nyoki
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    @Phyreblade: That too.

    Phyreblade
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    @compasseagle89: My take on that is this: Shakespeare, like many other great artists, modeled his art on life. Life, as we all know, is often stranger than fiction, but the stories played out are always the same, spanning generations, cultures, eras etc. That particular story (or similar ones) plays out so many times in history, that even people who have never read a Shakespearean play would still find it familiar… So it may very well be not so much Disney emulating Shakespeare, but rather art imitating life… Or I could be giving them too much credit, and it was an… Read more »

    traptin85
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    My childhood as well. My sister and I would watch it multiple times daily until I was in first grade.
    @TGGeko Scar doesn’t bone whatever the mom’s name is.



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