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When a street urchin vies for the love of a beautiful princess, he uses a genie's magic power to make himself off as a prince in order to marry her.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Aladdin (voice)
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Genie / Merchant (voice)
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Jasmine (voice)
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Jafar (voice)
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Abu / Cave of Wonders / Rajah (voice)
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Iago (voice)
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Sultan (voice)
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Gazeem (voice) (as Charlie Adler)
Jack Angel ...
(voice)
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Prince Achmed (voice)
Philip L. Clarke ...
(voice) (as Philip Clarke)
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Razoul / Farouk (voice)
Jennifer Darling ...
(voice)
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Harem Girl (voice)
Bruce Gooch ...
(voice)
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Storyline

Aladdin is a street-urchin who lives in a large and busy town long ago with his faithful monkey friend Abu. When Princess Jasmine gets tired of being forced to remain in the palace that overlooks the city, she sneaks out to the marketplace, where she accidentally meets Aladdin. Under the orders of the evil Jafar (the sultan's advisor), Aladdin is thrown in jail and becomes caught up in Jafar's plot to rule the land with the aid of a mysterious lamp. Legend has it that only a person who is a "diamond in the rough" can retrieve the lamp from the Cave of Wonders. Aladdin might fit that description, but that's not enough to marry the princess, who must (by law) marry a prince. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Release Date:

25 November 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aladin  »

Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£4,000,233 (UK) (10 December 1993)

Gross:

£16,343,591 (UK) (4 March 1994)
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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In the original recording for the opening song "Arabian Nights", part of the song originally went "where they cut off your ear, if they don't like your face". After the movies' release Arabic Americans took offense so the line was changed to "where it's flat and immense, and the heat is intense". If you listen closely, you can hear a distinct vocal change when he sings, "it's barbaric, but hey, it's home!" See more »

Goofs

When Jasmine and her father are talking about marriage in the garden, her outfit changes from gray to turquoise two different times. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Merchant: Ahh! Salam and good evening to you worthy friend. Please, please come closer.
[camera hits him in the face]
Merchant: Too close! A little too close.
[camera backs up]
Merchant: There! Welcome to Agrabah!
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits roll, we hear Genie thanking the audience and telling them they've been wonderful. (Added for the Special Edition only, perhaps to make up for the longer crawl.) See more »


Soundtracks

Prince Ali Reprise
(1992)
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Performed by Jonathan Freeman
Produced by Alan Menken and Tim Rice
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This film is so good!
13 May 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I grew up watching this film and along with Beauty and the Beast and Cinderella it is one of my favourite Disney films. I love it! Robin Williams is so good in it. He's hilarious. This film isn't just for kids but for the whole family. I think I was about 5 when I first saw it and at 14 I still watch it and so do my parents. I haven't seen the sequels because I heard that Robin Williams wasn't in them and decided that they wouldn't be as good without him. He was made for the part. The songs are amazing. I love singing along to "A Whole new World". I'm hoping to get the soundtrack soon. I also love the film because I have the same name as the princess in it! I would definitely recommend it to everyone. You're never too old to watch a classic Disney film.


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