In 1994, Westwood -- they of Command & Conquer fame -- released a platforming adaptation of The Lion King. It was pretty great! Westwood had no part in the bootleg Chinese version of the game, though, which added a few extra scenes.
Lion King 5, for the Famicom, is like many other Chinese games of the time in that it's a crude (yet awesome) copy of the source material, crammed with extra coding onto a platform it was never originally released for.
And I mean crude. I've seen The Lion King more than once, and I don't remember a scene where Simba hangs himself. It's a dark movie, but not that dark.
Pirated Lion King NES game features gruesome deaths [Go Nintendo]