18 gifts for 'The Lion King' fan in your life

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"The Lion King" is one of the most beloved entertainment franchises. Since the original 1994 animated film, it has evolved into a long-running Broadway musical, and most recently, Jon Favreau's hyper-photorealistic remake.

Through these popular productions, "The Lion King" with all its laughter, tears, and catchy tunes has become part of our collective culture. Some of our favorite characters - Simba, Nala, Mufasa, and of course, Pumba and Timon - can be found on everything from T-shirts to backpacks to Simba-printed moccasins for your own little cub.

In honor of these lovable lions, meerkats, and warthogs, we've rounded up 18 gifts that are perfect for the "Lion King" fan in your life.

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'The Lion King' soundtrack on vinyl

'The Lion King' soundtrack on vinyl
'The Lion King' (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), Exclusive Limited Edition Gold Colored Vinyl LP, $17.99, available at Target

Vinyl fans will want to snap up the limited-edition gold-colored vinyl edition of the 2019 "Lion King" soundtrack. Along with all the classic songs we all know and love, there are new tunes like Beyoncé's "Spirit."

The original 'The Lion King'

The original 'The Lion King'
'The Lion King' Blu-ray Combo Pack – Signature Collection, $26.95, available at shopDisney

Relive the magic of the original "Lion King" on DVD. This 1994 animated classic is perfect for family movie night, or any night.

A backpack

A backpack
'The Lion King' Mini Backpack by Loungefly, $64.95, available at shopDisney

This faux leather "Lion King" backpack is compact and cute. Perfect for a day exploring the urban jungle.

A 'Lion King' VHS phone case

A 'Lion King' VHS phone case
'The Lion King' VHS Phone Cover, $29.99, available at shopDisney

It may look like an old school VHS box, but this is actually a phone cover. This retro foldable case is available for the iPhone 6s Plus, 7 Plus, and 8 Plus.

A Disney+ subscription

A Disney+ subscription
Subscribe for $6.99/month or $69.99/year

Disney Plus gives you unlimited access to movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and 20th Century Fox, and costs just $6.99 a month or $69.99 a year after a free seven-day trial. Read everything there is to know about Disney+ over here. While you can watch the original 1994 "Lion King" on Disney Plus, the remake is not yet available to stream.

And if you need some inspiration, here are all the new movies available to stream.

A Simba Toy

A Simba Toy
Disney 'The Lion King' Mighty Roar Simba Interactive Plush Toy, $59.99, available at Amazon

Not just a cute plush figure, this toy is also interactive. The Mighty Roar Simba can roar, talk, and play. Along with reciting lines from the movie, he responds with over 100 sound and motion combinations.

A 'Lion King' figure

A 'Lion King' figure
'The Lion King' 25th Anniversary Figure, Limited Edition, $129.95, available at shopDisney

This limited-edition figure was created to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the original "The Lion King." There were only 650 made of this sculpture featuring Simba, Nala, and two loving giraffes, so this one will probably sell out quickly.

A 'Lion King' Monopoly game

A 'Lion King' Monopoly game
Disney 'The Lion King' Monopoly Game, $29.99, available at Target

Forget about the car and the top hat, in this version of Monopoly, players can choose to be Timon, Simba, Nala, Mufassa, Pumbaa, or Scar as they journey around the board.

A Simba costume

A Simba costume
Simba Costume Bodysuit Set for Baby, $24.95, available at shopDisney

If you'd like to make your baby even cuter, buy one of these adorable Simba bodysuit and hat sets. It comes with a pair of mittens that look like paws, too!

A 'Lion King' sweater

A 'Lion King' sweater
'The Lion King' Sweater for Women by Minkpink, $109, available at shopDisney

Speaking of keeping warm, this "Lion King" sweater will do just that while making a bold fashion statement.

A 'Lion King' swaddle

A 'Lion King' swaddle
'The Lion King' Muslin Swaddles Set for Baby by aden + anais, $59.95, available at shopDisney

Parents love aden + anais swaddle blankets — they are made of 100% cotton, soft, durable, and also attractive. This set of "Lion King" blankets features Simba, Mufasa, Pumbaa, and Timon.

A spirit jersey

A spirit jersey
'The Lion King' Spirit Jersey for Adults, $64.95, available at shopDisney

Disney has had a hit with their branded spirit jerseys. The "Lion King" version features the "Lion King" logo in gold on the front and "Disney's The Lion King" boldly on the back.

A 'Lion King' throw

A 'Lion King' throw
'The Lion King' Fleece Throw, $17.99, available at shopDisney

It's starting to get chilly; keep yourself warm with this heartwarming fleece ode to the 2019 version of "The Lion King."

A vibrant Simba plush

A vibrant Simba plush
Simba Plush from 'The Lion King' 2019 Film, $12.99, available at shopDisney

This special edition Simba plush features a fun and bold print. It also does good: For every sale, Disney will give $5 to the Wildlife Conservation Network in support of the Lion Recovery Fund and its local partners.

A pair of baby moccasins

A pair of baby moccasins
'The Lion King' Moccasins for Baby by Freshly Picked, $59.95, available at shopDisney

These handmade leather moccasins by Freshly Picked are a perfect shower present for a "Lion King" loving mom-to-be.

A diaper backpack

A diaper backpack
'The Lion King' Axis Diaper Backpack by Petunia Pickle Bottom, $179.95, available at shopDisney

You wouldn't know by looking at it that this is a diaper bag. Petunia Pickle Bottom is very good at marrying style and function. With smart pockets and practical added features, this "Lion King" inspired bag isn't just good looking but useful.

A 'Lion King' dress

A 'Lion King' dress
'The Lion King' Dress for Women by Minkpink, $119, available at shopDisney

This Minkpink dress is a subtle tribute to the Simba, Pumbaa, and Timon. The characters, along with Pride Rock, are featured on this versatile frock that could be worn on a trip, to a party, to the Animal Kingdom, or to work.

The new 'The Lion King'

The new 'The Lion King'
'The Lion King' Blu-ray Combo Pack – 2019 Film, $24.99, available at shopDisney

Make it a double feature with Jon Favreau's high-tech version of "The Lion King," featuring the voices of Beyoncé, James Earl Jones, Donald Glover, and many others.

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