The Lion King II: Simba's Pride
The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (1998)

Darrell Rooney directed this direct-to-video sequel to Disney's 1994 The Lion King, which climaxed with Simba (voice of Matthew Broderick) enthroned as the ruling king of beasts following the death of the evil Scar. With the spirited… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: October 27, 1998
DVD Release Date: October 27, 1998
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

It's a fun story that actually gives something more to the characters than most sequels do, from the animated Disney line or not.

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

Simply put, we've seen it all before.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A retread of "The Fox and the Hound"...

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Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal

Better than countless animated films that have received big-screen releases.

Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

An ineffective sequel in the two ways that are most important: it does not live up to the original's visual legacy, and it does not expand the characters or setting in a meaningful or consistent way.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

Born of a desire to make money off of children who don't know any better and their indulgent parents who should.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
While the first Lion King was what re-established Disney as a great studio, and it became a classic of the company, this sequel was pointless, unnecessary and… More
Aj V
The Lion King did not need a sequel, although it isn't horrible, this movie was just Disney's attempt to get more money from the story.
Jim Careter
A boring and dumb sequel that should not have been made, but i loved it as a kid so kids might get a kick out of it.
Drake Tsui
The biggest disappointment I had with this movie was the lack of animated maturity and sophistication that the first thrived with. It's not so much the… More
Directors Cat
Th song's are actually quite good. This film is so under rated, its better then anything disney have put out after 2004
Bethany Murphy
All of the Lion Kings are amazing!