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Aladdin (1986)

Superfantagenio (original title)
PG | | Adventure, Fantasy | April 1987 (USA)
Updating of the old "Aladdin" Arabian Nights tale, as a teenager in modern-day Miami finds a magic lantern and out pops a genie, who's been asleep for 200 years and in his gratitude grants the boy several wishes.

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Luca Venantini ...
Al Haddin
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Janet Haddin
Julian Voloshin ...
Jeremiah, Al's grandpa
Umberto Raho ...
Police Chief
Raffaele Mottola ...
Policeman (German Version: 'Korinthenkacker')
Lou Marsh ...
Tony, the junkman
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Puncher
Diamy Spencer ...
Patricia O'Connor
Carlo Corbucci ...
Red Foster
Cristiano Ciancio ...
Harry
Tony Adams ...
Monty Siracusa
Fred Buck ...
Sgt. O'Connor
Sergio Smacchi ...
Mark - Siracusa's Thug
Giancarlo Bastianoni ...
Randy - Siracusa's Thug
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Updating of the old "Aladdin" Arabian Nights tale, as a teenager in modern-day Miami finds a magic lantern and out pops a genie, who's been asleep for 200 years and in his gratitude grants the boy several wishes.

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Adventure | Fantasy

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Bud Spencer and Venantino Venantini's sons appeared in the movie: Luca Venantini (Al Haddin) and Diamy Spencer (Patricia O'Connor). See more »

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Fun for the entire family! NO WAY!!!
12 October 1998 | by (Suffolk, Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

But, if you look at this film the other way around, the 1986 "update" is interestingly strange and hilarious enough to deserve a good viewing. Although parents may get peeved over its occasionally crude content to show to their children, I reckon they'll still giggle over it anyway! Who cares if it isn't Disney? Of the thousands of Aladdins in the world today, this one is the most unusual version around.


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