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Lion Movies

Welcome to the Lion Den Movies Page, please sit back and enjoy the reviews of these movies that have been written with lions in mind. Some of the movies have links to more in depth reviews, so please feel free to click and look at these.
Please don't forget to look at the Lion Dens "Docmentaries about Lions" or the "Movies with Lion in the title" pages.


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Tarzan and the Golden Lion (1927)
The Lion Man (1936)
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
The Lion Hunters (1951)
Androcles and the Lion (1953)
The Egyptian (1954)
The Lion (1962)
Curse of the Voodoo
Clarence the Crosseyed Lion (1965)
Born Free (1966)
LionHeart (1968)
Living Free (1972)
Aslan Adam (Lion Man)(1975)
Roar (1981)
Savage Harvest (1981)
Born Free
The Lion King (1994)
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
To walk with Lions (1999)
Africano (2001)
The Lion King 2 1/2 (2004)

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The Lion King 2 1/2


Mathew Broderick

(2004)

(Family / Animation)


Africano


Ahmed Elsakka,
Mona Zaki

(2001)

(Adventure / Romance)

A young Egyptian vet goes to his late uncle's game park in South Africa and there he helps his cousin to keep the park from the bad guys. Part of the help is to hunt down 2 lions with rabies inside the park...really good for an Egyptian movie.

To Walk with Lions


Richard Harris,
John Mickie

(1999)

(Adventure / Drama)

The life story of George Adamson and his efforts to save and help the African lions against poachers and other threats they face.
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The Ghost and the Darkness


Val Kilmer,
Michael Douglas

(1996)

(Action / Drama)

A hunter and a British officer strive to hunttwo fierce man-eating lions in Tsavo in East Africa.

The Lion King


James Earl Jones,
Mathew Broderick

(1994)

(Family / Animation)

A lion cub is driven away from his pride by his evil uncle after the murder of his father, then he returns back to claim his throne.

Tarzan


Bo Derek,
Miles O'koffee

(1981)

(Adventure)

A different version of the Tarzan story. The movie has a scene of a magnificent lion with Tarzan and Jane in a beach on the ocean. I think the lion at one point attacked the actor who played Tarzan for real.
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Savage Harvest


Tom Skerritt,
Michelle Phillips

(1981)

(Adventure)

A family is trapped inside their house in Africa by a big pride of hungry lions. The family strives to free themselves and fight the lions back.

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Roar


Teppi Hedrin,
Noel Marshall

(1981)

(Adventure)

A movie that has a huge number of tame lions and lionesses that were raised over a 6 year period by actress Teppi Hedrin to make this movie.

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Aslan Adam (Lion Man)


Teppi Hedrin,
Noel Marshall

(1975)

(Action)

The story of a boy who is raised by lions and as a result gains the mighty power of lions and use it to save the princess he loves.
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Living Free


Nigel Davenport,
Susan Hampshire

(1972)

(Adventure / Drama)

A sequel to "Born Free" where the Adamsons try to help Elsa's cubs after they cause a havoc in some villages, so they move them to a far animal reserve.

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LionHeart


James Forlong,
Louise Rush

(1968)

(Drama)

A lion escapes from a circus but is helped and protected by a young boy.

Born Free


Bill Travers,
Virginia McKenna

(1966)

(Family / Drama)

The story of Joy and George Adamson who adopt an orphan lioness cub and teach her how to survive then reintroduce her to the wild.
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Clarence, The Cross Eyed Lion


Marshall Thompson,
Betsy Drake

(1965)

(Comedy)

A lion that is uncapable of hunting due to his cross-eyed problem is adopted by a veterinarian and his daughter and then helps to arrest a criminal who hunts gorillas.

Curse of the Voodoo
(Curse of Simba)


Bryand Holiday,
Dennis Pria

(1964)

(Horror)

A hunter kills a sacred lion in Africa and when he goes back to England he sees visions of the lion and mysterious warriors.

The Lion
(Curse of Simba)


Pamela Franklin,
William Holden

(1962)

(Drama)

The story of a girl whose best friend is a fully grown lion and her mother's attempts to make her daughter quit this dangerous friendship.
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