The Lion King: The Circle of Life Edition – Blu-ray/DVD Combo Edition

the lion kingThe Diamond Edition, Lion King 2-disc Special Edition blu-ray is a must for any home collection, featuring a slew of additional features.

I was so overwhelmed by the number and quality of the additional features, I almost forgot about the main attraction itself, the Lion King, presented in digital format with enhanced animation.

Right from the opening song I was brought back to the magical land of Pride Rock, home of Simba, Pumbaa and other beloved jungle friends.

This timeless classic tells the tale of a lion cub forced to leave his home, and his return to his rightful place as King of all Lions.  Stunning imagery, amazing animation and Award-winning songs combine to create o­ne of the most spectacular animated movies of all time.

And if that were not enough, there are also so many additional special features it would take pages to describe them all. To summarize, they include:

-Digital Copy

  • Brand New Sing-Along Version
  • Audio Commentary
  • Visualizing a Villain
  • The Recording Sessions
  • Nathan and Matthew: The Extended Lion King Conversation
  • Inside the Story Room
    • Circle of Life
    • Simba & Nala
    • Simba Takes Nala Out to Play
    • Hakuna Matata
    • Rafiki and Reflecting Pool
  • Music & More – Sing along to your favorite songs from the movie!
    • “Circle of Life”
    • “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King”
    • “Be Prepared”
    • “Hakuna Matata”
    • “Can You Feel the Love Tonight”
  • Galleries
    • Visual Development
    • Character Design
    • Storyboards
    • Layouts
    • Backgrounds & Layouts
  • Classic Bonus Features (Digital Only) – These offerings from prior home entertainment releases include hours of bonus material, such as bloopers, audio commentary, deleted and alternate scenes, and in-depth journeys into the music, film, story, animals and stage show.


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