For Disney, he voiced adult Simba in the 1994 animated film The Lion King, and its sequels, The Lion King II: Simba's Pride and The Lion King 1½. He also played the titular character and RoboGadget in the 1999 live-action film Inspector Gadget. Additionally, he portrayed Professor Harold Hill in the 2003 television film The Music Man.
- Broderick was also considered for the role of Chicken Little in the 2005 film Chicken Little, along with Michael J. Fox and David Spade. The role was eventually given to Zach Braff
- He was considered for the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.