The Lion King Has One of the Best Endings in All Of Cinema

What makes it so emotionally charged?

Jeff Valdivia
5 min readMar 9, 2023

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Photo by Hana El Zohiry on Unsplash

The Lion King is a Disney classic, as I’m sure you know. And part of what makes it so good is that it’s relatable.

Simba’s journey is really all of our journeys. That’s what makes for a good story — that we can see ourselves, in all our glorious ridiculousness, in the actions…

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Jeff Valdivia

Following my curiosity and hoping it will lead me to wisdom. I write about psychology, meditation, self-development, and spirituality.