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The Lion King What's Up With the Title?

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What's Up With the Title?

This movie's title is really straightforward. The Lion King is the title given to the male ruler of the Pride Lands. Not only is that ruler the alpha lion of his pack, he's also a widely acknowledged symbol of goodness and justice (which is why Scar couldn't hold onto the title for that long). The Lion King is about Simba realizing that he needs to become … the Lion King.

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