25 ‘Lion King’ Memes That Are Better Than The Movie Itself

With the release of the new Lion King, a whole new generation has been exposed to the classic Disney tale of love, betrayal, and animal kingdom politics. What we have now that we didn’t have when the original Lion King was released in 1994 are memes. Now, in 2019, instead of quietly enjoying a work of art people are quick to fire their jokes, praise, opinions, and complaints into the digital ether. Here are some of the best Lion King memes we’ve seen so far. 

 

1. Disney’s CG Lion King has inspired some pretty hilarious memes, from the universally relatable…

https://www.instagram.com/p/B0P1MS-nRqu/

2. To the celebrity-specific.

3. The incredible realism of the new Lion King was a common theme with some people clearly of the opinion that the animation was almost too realistic.

4. But not everyone agrees.

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9. Timon and Pumbaa got some love.

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https://twitter.com/FlakoTaco/status/1152084044554932224

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https://twitter.com/_vivalaeva_/status/1154468320147472384

16. The Lion King is a classic movie and people had a lot of…feelings.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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https://twitter.com/ratliff_holly/status/1153822690618171392

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24. While people generally liked the big cats of the Lion King certain other…Cats were less well-received by the memesters.

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https://www.instagram.com/p/B0WVYC7lRog/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

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