The Lion King is Available on Blu-ray and DVD + GIVEAWAY

By Shannon Gurnee
In Blu-ray Review
November 8, 2019

Today, on Redhead Mom, we are sharing about “The Lion King” on Blu-ray and DVD in partnership with Walt Disney Studios.

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I remember watching the animated version of “The Lion King” when I was younger and I loved that movie. Ok, so when I was a kid and watching the movie, it was on VHS (ya know the thing you had to sit and wait to remind)? That’s right! Now, movies come out on Blu-ray, DVD and in Ultra HD! So much better sound and quality! I was looking forward to seeing the NEW live action version of “The Lion King” and recommend you check it out too.

Disney’s “The Lion King,” the worldwide phenomenon that brought the Pride Lands’ iconic characters to life in a whole new way, is now available on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, Digital in HD and Movies Anywhere. Directed by Jon Favreau, the summer blockbuster, which reigned supreme with audiences worldwide – earning over $1 billion at the global box office and an A Cinema Score – journeys home with all-new bonus features, music videos and an exclusive extra for Digital consumers. In-home audiences will feel the love as they trek behind the scenes and to the African savanna through “The Journey to ‘The Lion King,'” a three-part documentary that explores the films creation. It features visits to the Playa Vista production facility where talent, including Donald Glover (voice of Simba) honor and elevate the animated classic’s iconic music; discussions with Favreau and team who used cutting-edge technology to create photorealistic animals and evironments; and filmmaker and cast reflections on the timeless tale that has moved generations. Extras also include “More to Be Scene,” layer-by-layer progressions of some of the film’s most iconic moments; lyric video for “Never Too Late” by Elton John and music video for “Spirit” by Beyoncé; sing-alongs to the film’s unforgettable songs; and a feature on the “Protect the Pride” campaign, which focuses on protecting and revitalizing the lion population. 

In “The Lion King,” pioneering filmmaking techniques bring treasured characters to life in a whole new way. 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. The all-star cast includes Donald Glover as Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon.

“The Lion King” is available in different formats, ensuring each member of your family can view the film on a variety of different devices with no worries. Viewers can watch the film in Digital 4K Ultra HD, HD and SD, as well as bring home a physical copy of the film, which is available as an Ultimate Collector’s Edition (4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and Digital Code), a Multi-Screen Edition (Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Code) and a single DVD.

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  • Pride Lands Pedia — Dung beetle shares the importance of his “roll” in the African Savanna in a fun, bug’s eye view of the land its inhabitants



  • The Journey to “The Lion King
    • The Music – Go inside the studio with the cast and crew as they work to honor and elevate the Lion King’s beloved music
    • The Magic – Discover how the filmmakers blended the traditional filmmaking techniques with virtual reality technology to create amazing movie magic.
    • The Timeless Tale – Filmmakers and cast reflect on the story that has moved generations and share how this Lion King carries a proud legacy forward.
  • More to Be Scene – Recording studio and layer-by-layer progressions of some of most iconic moments in “The Lion King.”
    • “Circle of Life” – Peel back the layers of effects and go behind the scenes of this iconic musical moment from the film
    • “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King” – See all the effects, talent and fun that went into creating this vibrant version of “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King” for the movie
    • “Hakuna Matata” – Join Donald Glover (Simba), Seth Rogen (Pumbaa) and Billy Eichner (Timon) in the studio for the making of this memorable scene.
  • Music Videos
    • “Never Too Late” (lyric video) by Elton John
    • “Spirit” performed by Beyoncé Knowles-Carter
  • Filmmaker Introduction
  • Audio Commentary – By Director Jon Favreau
  • Song Selection
    • “Circle of Life”
    • “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King”
    • “Be Prepared”
    • “Hakuna Matata”
    • “The Lion King Sleeps Tonight”
    • “Never Too Late”
  • Protect the Pride – Director Jon Favreau, the Lion Recovery Fund and conservationists highlight efforts to protect the majestic lions and their home.


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Product SKUs: 4K Ultra HD (4K UHD+Bluray+Digital Code),Multiscreen Edition (Bluray+DVD+Digital Code),DVD, Digital 4K UHD, HD, SD and OnDemand

Feature Run Time: Approximately 118 minutes

Rating: PG in U.S. (bonus material not rated), PG in CE, G in CF

Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1

Audio: UHD Bluray =English Dolby Atmos; English 2.0 Descriptive Audio; Spanish, German, Italianand French 7.1 Dolby Digital PlusBluray = English 7.1 DTSHDMA, English 2.0 Descriptive Audio, Spanish and French 5.1 Dolby Digital DVD =English, Spanish and French 5.1 Dolby Digital, English 2.0 Descriptive AudioUHD Digital = English Dolby Atmos (some platforms);English, Spanish and French 5.1 & 2.0 Dolby Digital; English Descriptive Audio 2.0 Dolby Digital(some platforms)HD Digital =English, Spanish and French 5.1 & 2.0 Dolby Digital; English Descriptive Audio 2.0 Dolby Digital(some platforms)SD Digital =English, Spanish and French 5.1 & 2.0 Dolby Digital; English Descriptive Audio 2.0 Dolby Digital(some platforms)

Language / Subtitles: UHD Bluray = English SDH, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Swedishand SpanishBluray = English SDH, French and SpanishDVD = English SDH, French and SpanishDigital = English SDH, French and Spanish

Closed Captions: English (DVD and Digital)


For over 90 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today, the Studio brings quality movies, music and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. Feature films are released under the following banners: Disney, including Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios; Disneynature; Marvel Studios; and Lucasfilm. The Disney Music Group encompasses the Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records labels, as well as Disney Music Publishing. The DisneyTheatrical Group produces and licenses live events, including Disney on Broadway, Disney On Ice and Disney Live!

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1 lucky winner will receive a copy of “The Lion King” on Blu-ray/DVD!!!

Who in your family would enjoy watching this movie?


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Shannon Gurnee is the author of Redhead Mom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

30 Responses to “The Lion King is Available on Blu-ray and DVD + GIVEAWAY”

  1. Katherine S says:

    My oldest would love it

  2. PinkPeachFuzz says:

    ME!! And my nieces would love to watch with me!

  3. Julie Lundstrom says:

    The kids and me love Lion King. We are so excited to see this.

  4. bernie wallace says:

    I think my nephew would enjoy watching this movie. He loves the original animated movie.

  5. Ken Ohl says:

    love to watch this with my little niece and wife

  6. Jackie says:

    My whole family would enjoy watching the Lion King. The animated version has always been my daughter’s favorite Disney movie.

  7. Edye says:

    my mom and grandma!

  8. Vickie L Couturier says:

    my grandkids would love this movie

  9. Kristen Joiner says:

    I would love to see it, as well as my niece and nephew, and possibly my mom.

  10. Melissa L. says:

    My kids, my husband, and I would all love to watch this movie. Thanks for the giveaway!

  11. I would love to watch this with my family!

  12. Amy D says:

    I would personally love to see this new version of The Lion King, and I know that my 2 daughters would enjoy watching it too.

  13. Janet W. says:

    My grandsons would love to see this new version!!

  14. theresa norris says:

    My grandchildren would love to watch this.

  15. cheryl s says:

    My grandson would love this – it’s one of my favorites as well

  16. Tami Vollenweider says:

    My grand children would both enjoy this movie!!

  17. Daniel says:

    My whole family wants to watch The Lion King

  18. Shelley P says:

    Our whole family would love to watch The Lion King (live-action version).

  19. Laurie Nykaza says:

    My grandson would love to watch it with me.

  20. Lauren Peterson says:

    My little brother would love it!

  21. jeremy mclaughlin says:

    My nephew would love to watch this movie.

  22. Jodi J says:

    My husband the three kids all really enjoyed the original, animated, Lion King. They’ve been wanting to see the new live action version.

  23. sandra says:

    we all would love to see it

  24. DanielM says:

    we all want to see it

  25. Shakeia Rieux says:

    Me, and my nieces for sure!

  26. Nannypanpan says:

    My girls would

  27. elizabeth miller says:

    I think I want to see this more than my daughter but she does want to see it too.

  28. Terra Heck says:

    I’d like to watch it with my 13 yoa granddaughter, Rahjae. Thanks.

  29. Stephan says:

    The whole family would.

  30. Rebecca Orr says:

    I would love to watch this with my sons and my daughter! Family movie nights are our favorite way to relax and spend time with each other.

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