Often when a person or animal gets in a fight, they receive a scar. That is the case with a special character named “Scar”. Scar is a fictional character from the Disney movie “lion King”; Which was released in 1994. Arguably the greatest Disney villain of all time; I will attempt to show how scar was considered to be a great villain. I also will explain how he got his scar and the actions which ended in his demise.
The lion king is an animated Disney film. The movie is about a lion, Named Mufasa, who rules over his land called “pride rock.” He has a son named Simba who is the main Protagonist in the film. He will inherit the throne since he is the king’s son. This is where scar (Main Antagonist) comes in. Scar is angered by this. Scar decides he going to find a way to kill Simba and mufasa. Scar also is the brother of mufasa and the uncle of Simba. Scar ends up killing mufasa. Scar runs Simba off into the jungle. After several years passed by, Simba grows up and discovered that his uncle is responsible for the death of his father. He overtakes the throne from scar and kills him in the process. The lion king is considered to be one of the greatest Disney movies ever made. Its competition usually for that top title is 1991 Disney classic “Beauty and The Beast.”
Scar is the main villain in lion king. There is not much known about him. What we do know is how he got his scar and why he is jealous of Mufasa and Simba. The reason for his scar is his fight with a group of
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The Lion King is a good movie to do the movie application project on. Many people have seen this movie in their childhood. I never paid attention before to how much this movie actually shows us. The studies that we went over in this chapter go well with this movie.Obedience is a big role in this movie due to how the animal kingdom works. In this movie, the hyenas obey scar by listening to him. Scar told the hyenas to help him overthrow Mufusa and kill him so that he can become king.This example of Obedience which is associated with the Milgram's study which was done to show obedience to authority figures.Conformity is also present in this movie because of how the animals are. For example, in this movie
“The Lion King” is watched by children all over the world. It is a classic Disney movie that many watch for fun and entertainment, but could there be something else to this film? The plot of “The Lion King” is very similar to Shakespeare’s play,” Hamlet”. Some similarities include the lives of Simba and prince Hamlet are changed due to their evil uncles, both fathers die, and both fathers come back as ghosts. Each character in “The Lion King” connects with a character in “Hamlet”. Simba plays as prince Hamlet, Mufasa plays as King Hamlet, Gertrude plays as Sarabi, Scar plays as King Claudius, Nala plays as Ophelia, Rafiki plays as Horatio, hyenas plays as Laertes, and Timon and Pumbaa plays as Rosencrantz and
The Lion King is a true hero's journey that takes place in the savannas of Africa. The title "the Lion King" emphasizes that a lion is king, most likely referring to the main character, Simba. Simba is the main hero in the story because he regains his kingdom and defeats evil. The main character's archetype is "king"; he takes responsibility for his actions and his kingdom, he regains order and control. Simba takes part in a hero's journey by being a part of the departure, initiation, and the return.
Review: A young lion prince is born in Africa, thus making his uncle Scar the second in line to the throne. Scar plots with the hyenas to kill King Mufasa and Prince Simba, thus making himself King. The King is killed and Simba is led to believe by Scar that it was his fault, and so flees the kingdom in shame.
Almost everyone in the world is familiar with the infamous Disney movie The Lion King, but very few have gone into detail and analyzed the rhetoric within the film. Each scene is filled with a sense of pathos that tugs on the emotions of the audience and inevitably pushes them to one side over the other. It is interesting to see how the voices, color, and actions of each character have such an effect on their personalities which then has an effect on the audience and leaves them judging the morals of the characters. For people who grew up watching the original Disney movies, this is a great film to watch in depth and really figure out the meaning behind each scene.
The original Disney cartoon of a lion cub blamed for his father's death has been remade into a Broadway musical acclaimed all over the world. Seen by over twenty five million people in over 15 thousand performances this intricately designed wonder has taken over 37 thousand hours just to build the puppets and masks. Julie Taymor the director and costume designer was faced with a problem of whether to create humans or animals playing the part and she decided to make masks that show the animal face, as well as, show the human face giving the character his or her personality. As for expressing other animals that are not part of the main cast or to express a certain theme, 2 different kinds of puppetry were used
He then told the hyenas to chase the wildebeest into the stampede area that Simba was in. Which in doing so almost killed Simba and killed his father. After Simba knew his father was dead Scar told Simba it was his fault and he should run away. Simba was tricked in to believing it was his fault and ran away. This affected him because he lived half his life in shame that he killed his own father, when Scar actually killed him.
Animals travel devotedly across the African plains to witness the unveiling of the newborn prince, Simba, the cub of the esteemed Lion King, Mufasa. As he grows into an adventurous yet oftentimes reckless young lion, Simba and his best friend, and eventual mate, Nala get into mischief despite Mufasa’s attempts to teach humility, responsibility, and leadership. As Simba nears the age of assuming the throne his bitter reclusive uncle, Scar, seethes with jealousy. Plotting the deaths of his older brother and nephew, Scar stages a stampede where he murders Mufasa and scares young Simba into believing he killed his own father, forcing him to flee. Timon, a showy meerkat, and Pumba, a clueless yet companionable warthog, find Simba unconscious in
Although The Lion King and Macbeth seems like two different stories. One is set in the medieval era while the other is set in postmodernity, but both displays the similarities of the character’s strategic battle for power. Scar, known as the villain in the movie, The Lion King, committed selfish acts to fulfill his distorted desires. As Simba was at the edge of the cliff, about to be murdered by Scar, Scar snarled at him, “That [is] the way your father looked before I killed him” (The Lion King). Simba leaped up from the side of the cliff, and pushed Scar to the ground demanding him to confess to his crime of killing the king, his father, Mufasa. This quote proves that Scar’s ambition leads him to do ruthless acts, wanting to kill Simba, who was next in line of the throne. These malevolent plots are what fuels the battle of evil against the good. Scar stated to his three murders, the Hyenas, “We [are] going to kill him. And Simba, too” (The Lion King). In the movie, The Lion King, shows that Scar is resentful of the king, Mufasa, and the power he retains. In this quote, he plans a plot on who he wants to kill with the three hyenas to help him finish the deed, which shows his strong ambitions. Another
Summary of The Lion King: In the Disney animation loved by families everywhere, The Lion King, Simba, the young lion born into royalty. His parents have high expectation and have strict boundaries. The Lion King follows Simba as he explores the plains of Africa and stirs up trouble with his uncle, Scar.
In 1994, the critics hail an animated masterpiece, not only for its artwork and music, but also for the plotline: an evil uncle displaces the heir to the throne and sends him into exile. Years later, following both a prophecy and an encounter with the ghost of the old king, the heir is persuaded to return to his home, avenge his father's death, and take his proper place as the ruler of the kingdom. At first glance, Disney's The Lion King has all the classic motifs of the revenge plot. These archetypal patterns occur in many stories, and Disney writers Jim Capoblanco and Irene Mecchi may well have built the plot's structure from the ground up. However, if we disregard the Serengeti setting, the
Scar is the main antagonist of Disney's 1994 animated feature film, The Lion King. He was the younger brother of Mufasa, and the uncle of Simba, with a burning desire to be king. Aided by his hyena minions, Scar concocted a plot to overthrow Mufasa, and finally rule the Pride Lands under a ruthless dictatorship. 5. Sabotage- John "Breacher" Wharton leads an elite DEA task force.
Next, the author makes her interpretation of the main villain in the movie. It is a lion named Scar, and he “speaks in an effeminate, limp pawed style given voice by actor Jeremy Irons” (118). She calls him a “seemingly gay caricature” (Lazarus 118). If Lazarus is the accomplished filmmaker, she seems to be; she should have studied movies and would know how a typical British Monarch would act. Jeremy Irons portrays Scar as an uppity, well to do lion that is in charge and does not want to get his “paws” dirty. He spends his