1994 was a great year for cinema, with the likes of Forrest Gump, Pulp Fiction and The Shawshank Redemption all being released.

But there is one film that stands above the rest and for good reason too.

The Lion King is a Disney classic that defines our childhood. There are few people who haven’t seen the film and there is a reason why the musical version is in its 17th year.

Despite the popularity of the film, there are quite a few things you don’t know about it. From what it could have been called to just how long it took to create…


1. It Was Originally Going To Be Called ‘King of the Jungle’



When Disney realised that lions don’t actually live in the jungle, they decided to change it.