In the Pride Lands of Africa, a young lion prince, named Simba, is born. thus making his uncle Scar the second in line to the throne. However Scar has no intention of waiting after Simba to become King. So 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 he flees the kingdom in shame. After years of exile he is persuaded to return home by his childhood friend Nala to overthrow his Uncle and his army of Hyenas and claim the kingdom as his own thus completing the "Circle of Life". And as to come king himself and to share his life with someone and his kids."Tune in for the next movie"

    The Lion King opened in Theaters on June 24 1994 and became a box office hit. It received a limited reissued November of the same year along with the holiday comedy The Santa Clause. In the Spring of '95 it was released on VHS and Laserdisc, followed by a DVD release in October 2003 as a Platinum Edition, and on Blu Ray in October 2011 as a Diamond Edition. As of August 2017 The Lion King is currently available as part of the Walt Disney Signature Collection