The Lion King ( 2019 )


Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

Themes of taking responsibility for one's actions and for the well-being of others are central to the story.

Characters show courage in the face of danger and adversity.

The story emphasizes the importance of good leadership and stewardship.

Strong bonds and loyalty between friends are prominently displayed.

The narrative covers themes of forgiving others for past mistakes and moving forward.


Love between family members and friends is a core theme throughout the movie.

violence 6/10

Predatory behavior, battles, and a few deaths are depicted, though not excessively graphic.

fear 5/10

Several scenes involving dangerous situations and predators may be frightening for young viewers.

dark 4/10

Some scenes are visually dark and may be intense for younger children.