The Lion King is one of the best selling home videos of all time. During its release in 1994, the film grossed many millions $ worldwide, becoming the most successful film released that year. The Lion King takes place in the Pride Lands, where a lion rules as king over the other animals. Mufasa takes Simba around the Pride Lands, teaching him about the balance affecting all living things. Meanwhile Simba’s uncle Scar, who desires the throne for himself, gains the loyalty of the hyenas by claiming that if he becomes king, they’ll “never go hungry again”. Scar convinces Simba that he was responsible for his father's death and tells him to flee from the Pride Lands..