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.
- He was considered for the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.