The Lion King remake is being negatively reviewed, but Disney already changed the film in 2002 and no one noticed.
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The 1994 version of The Lion King opened with a tribute to the late Frank Wells.
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This was moved to the end-credits for the 2002 IMAX release, with a new pre-credits title instead.
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The Lion King (1994) used the 1990 blue and white Walt Disney Pictures logo.
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This was replaced by the orange and black variant for the 2002 re-release.
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Rafiki presenting Simba at Pride Rock is one of The Lion King's most iconic scenes.
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It was re-drawn for the re-release, making it brighter and sharper.
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Simba's pouncing lesson with Mufasa is in the original The Lion King.
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But in the re-release, it's largely replaced by The Morning Report, which originated in the stage production.
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The crocodiles in the "I Just Can't Wait To Be King" sequence weren't completed for the 1994 release.
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So they were completely re-drawn and animated for the 2002 re-release.
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Here's Scar in 1994's The Lion King, with his shadow slightly off.
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That was corrected in the 2002 version.
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The infamous SFX/SEX message in 1994's The Lion King.
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This was removed in The Lion King's re-release.
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These waterfalls feature in "Can You Feel The Love Tonight?"
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The animation was enhanced for the re-release.
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What did fans say to most of these changes? Hakuna Matata!
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