Lion movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant lion movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out feel good, humorous, exciting, entertaining, fairy tale and touching films and TV shows about / with lion, adventure, family, escapades, animals, friendship, chase, redemption, animal life and storytelling plots mostly in Family, Adventure and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, South Africa and other countries.
lion movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as lion: Pride (2004), Madagascar (2005), The Lion King (1994), The Lion King (2019), The Lion Guard (2015), Duma (2005), Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008), White Lion (2010), Mia and the White Lion (2018), The Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata (2004).

List of lion movies

Pride (2004)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Suki, a lioness cub, who rebels against her mother and her Pride to mate with an unsuitable lion from the other side of the river.
Style: captivating, semi serious, sincere, colourful
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: lion, family, family relations, survival, adventure, rescue, wilderness, young heroes, coming of age, escapades, animal life, river ...
Place: africa
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Madagascar (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends -- Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo -- have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, animals, lion, escape, jungle, island, adventure, animal life, rescue, zebra, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, africa, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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The Lion King (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, family, lion, talking animals, friendship, adventure, jungle, betrayal, good versus evil, pride and honor, king, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa
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The Lion King (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Simba idolises 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 ...
Style: psychotronic, touching, colourful, epic, disturbing ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: animals, lion, talking animals, disney, kingdom, king, jungle, prince, wilderness, redemption, father son relationship, lion cub ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
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The Lion Guard (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Simba's son, Kion, assembles a group of animals to protect the Pride Lands, known as the Lion Guard.
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: lion, family, animal life, adventure, friendship, royal family, good versus evil, parents and children, young heroes, anthropomorphic animal, anthropomorphism, coming of age ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
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Duma (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An orphaned cheetah becomes the best friend and pet of a young boy living in South Africa.
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: wild animal, lion, rescue, bully, family relations, cheetah, adventure, adventurer, adolescence, escapades, youth, farm ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, kenya
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The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar (2015)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Set in the African savannah, the film follows Kion as he assembles the members of the 'Lion Guard'. Throughout the film, the diverse team of young animals will learn how to utilize each of their unique abilities to solve problems and ...
Style: colourful, light, funny, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: lion, hyena, talking animals, animals, friendship, adventure, family relations, imaginary kingdom, royal family, friends, anthropomorphic animal, animal life ...
Place: africa
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Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alex, Marty, and other zoo animals find a way to escape from Madagascar when the penguins reassemble a wrecked airplane. The precariously repaired craft stays airborne just long enough to make it to the African continent. There the New Yorkers ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: talking animals, lion, friendship, farce, hippopotamus, zebra, penguins, jungle, friends, escape, survival, giraffe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, madagascar, new york, manhattan new york city
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White Lion (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: South Africa
Duration: 88 min.
Story: According to the legend of the Shangaan, white lions are the messengers of the gods, but it has been years since one has been seen in their remote African valley. When a white lion is miraculously born into that valley, a young Shangaan named ...
Style: sincere, emotional, exciting, colourful, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lion, survival, hunter, adventure, friendship, wilderness, legends and myths, animal life, teaching the ways of the world, death of friend, family, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
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Mia and the White Lion (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, Germany, South Africa, Switzerland, Monaco, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young girl from London moves to Africa with her parents where she befriends a lion cub.
Style: captivating, scenic, sincere, exciting
Plot: wild animal, lion, animal rescue, teenage girl, family, broken promise, lion cub, christmas present, conservation, teenager, family farm, runaway child ...
Place: south africa, north africa
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The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The circle of life continues for Simba, now fully grown and in his rightful place as the king of Pride Rock. Simba and Nala have given birth to a daughter, Kiara who's as rebellious as her father was. But Kiara drives her parents to distraction ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, touching ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: lion, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, culture clash, father daughter relationship, coming of age, rivalry, family, jungle, adventure, vengeance, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, australia
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The Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Timon the meerkat and Pumbaa the warthog are best pals and the unsung heroes of the African savanna. This prequel to the smash Disney animated adventure takes you back -- way back -- before Simba's adventure began. You'll find out all ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night
Plot: lion, imaginary kingdom, rescue, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, jungle, family, disorder, heroic mission, coming of age, goofy hero ...
Time: 2000s
Place: africa
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The Wild (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An adolescent lion is accidentally shipped from the New York Zoo to Africa. Now running free, his zoo pals must put aside their differences to help bring him back.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: talking animals, disney, lion, zoo, adventure, animal life, jungle, rescue, survival, fish out of water, family, friendship ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Prey (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Lion Terrorizes the City of Amsterdam.
Style: scary, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: lion, hunter, ogre, animal attack, death, veterinarian, zoo, murder, supernatural ability, killings, evil, loss ...
Time: 21st century
Place: amsterdam, netherlands
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Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins and chimps who broke the bank at a Monte Carlo casino. When French ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: talking animals, circus, animals, lion, zebra, getting home, penguins, friendship, hippopotamus, giraffe, unlikely friendships, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madagascar, europe, atlantic ocean, africa, new york ...
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Living Free (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Elsa's three mischievious cubs begin wreaking havok on the nearby villages, Joy and her husband are forced to move them hundreds of miles to a game preserve.
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: lion, lion cub, pets, escapades, getting home, adventurer, adventure, heroes, family, hopes, family life, animal life ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa, kenya
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Zootopia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.
Style: witty, feel good, funny, allegory, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, talking animals, animals, anthropomorphism, happy ending, anthropomorphic animal, adventure, stereotypes, rabbit, friendship, investigation, discrimination ...
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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Poland, Slovenia, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: One year after their incredible adventures in the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Peter, Edmund, Lucy and Susan Pevensie return to Narnia to aid a young prince whose life has been threatened by the evil King Miraz. Now, with the help of a colorful ...
Style: feel good, epic, exciting, serious, saga ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, prince, queen, witch, talking animals, good versus evil, parallel world, king, centaur, heroes, sibling relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: london
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The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious, scenic ...
Plot: dangerous animal, adventure, survival, jungle, colonialism, lion, adventurer, obsessive quest, heroes, culture clash, animal attack, corpse ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya, london
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Prey (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American family on holiday in Africa becomes lost in a game reserve and stalked by lions.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: wilderness, dangerous animal, animal attack, family relations, survival, stalking, safari, family life, lion, nature, escapades, poacher ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, johannesburg south africa
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.
Style: visually appealing, captivating, serious, epic, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, obsessive quest, fantasy world, family, witch, dragon, good versus evil, king, wizards, prince, parallel universe, quest ...
Place: england
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The Wolf and the Lion (2021)
Genre: Family
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After her grandfather's death, 20-year-old Alma decides to go back to her childhood home - a little island in the heart of the majestic Canadian forest. Whilst there, she rescues two helpless cubs: a wolf and a lion. They forge an inseparable ...
Style: sincere, feel good, captivating, disturbing, entertaining
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, lion, dangerous animal, animals, human animal relationship, animal human communication, animal rescue, friendship, human animal friendship, wild animal, animal lover, animal training ...
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The Wizard of Oz (1982)
Genre: Animation, Family, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An animated version of the classic story of a young farm-girl who is transported to the magical land of Oz.
Style: exciting, enigmatic, captivating, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: witch, lion, wizard of oz, scarecrow, wizards, good versus evil, magic, adventure, parallel world, fantasy world, magical, childhood ...
Place: kansas
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Father of the Pride (2004)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Father of the Pride is an American animated television series that began broadcasting on NBC on August 31, 2004 and was part of a short-lived trend of CGI series in prime-time network TV. The show, which was produced by Jeffrey Katzenberg and his ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, adult animation, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lion, family, workplace, partners, workplace situations, parallel world, large family, stage magician, family relations, kids and family, humour, father daughter relationship ...
Place: las vegas, usa
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Rogue (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Battle-hardened O’Hara leads a lively mercenary team of soldiers on a daring mission: rescue hostages from their captors in remote Africa. But as the mission goes awry and the team is stranded, O’Hara’s squad must face a bloody, brutal ...
Style: suspense, brutal, disturbing, bleak, bloody ...
Plot: manhunt, animal attack, marines, female warrior, human trafficking, african tribe, mercenary, lion, rescue, fight, soldier, chase ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: africa, south africa
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, good versus evil, witch, legends and myths, magical, parallel world, adventure, talking animals, heroes, family, self sacrifice ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: london, england
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Lena and Snowball (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lena, a troubled youth takes a white lion cub under her wing; little does she know the lion escaped from criminals intended to take the cub to an evil trophy hunter named Ben Percy.
Style: touching, sweet, sincere, feel good, sentimental
Plot: lion, animal life, lion cub, animals, youth, poacher, animal training, family relations, bittersweet, family life, parenthood, coping ...
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The Naked Prey (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of men are on safari. One of the party refuses to give a gift to a tribe they encounter. The tribe is offended, seizes the party, and one-by-one, kills all but one of the safari members in various creative and horrifying ways. The last ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tribe, survival, wilderness, hunter, on the run, chase, manhunt, adventurer, culture clash, cannibalism, warrior, lion ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: south africa, africa
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Born Free (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Born Free (1966) is an Open Road Films Ltd./Columbia Pictures feature film starring Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers as Joy and George Adamson, a real-life couple who raised an orphaned lion cub to adulthood, and released her into the wilds of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, emotional, uplifting ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: lion, wildlife, lion cub, animal rights, friends, pets, survival, family, adventure, friendship, self defense, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: kenya, africa
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Secondhand Lions (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: "Secondhand Lions" follows the comedic adventures of an introverted boy left on the doorstep of a pair of reluctant, eccentric great-uncles, whose exotic remembrances stir the boy's spirit and re-ignite the men's lives.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, weirdo, greed, fish out of water, family relations, suicidal, adventure, family, eccentric family, family secret, adventurer, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 60s
Place: texas, usa, africa, middle east, france
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