Aladdin is a poor street urchin who spends his time stealing food from the marketplace in the city of Agrabah. His adventures begin when he meets a young girl who happens to be Princess Jasmine, who is forced to be married by her wacky yet estranged father. Aladdin's luck suddenly changes when he retrieves a magical lamp from the Cave of Wonders. What he unwittingly gets is a fun-loving genie who only wishes to have his freedom. Little do they know is that the Sultan's sinister advisor Jafar has his own plans for both Aladdin and the lamp. Written by
The color design of the film was inspired by old Persian miniatures and Victorian paintings of the Middle East. See more »
When Jafar and the Sultan are talking about Jasmine and her suitors, the mystic blue diamond appears on his ring finger. A few seconds later, the close-up reveals it is on the pinky finger. Once it is zoomed out, however, it has returned to the ring finger. See more »
Oi! Ten thousand years will give you such a crick in the neck.
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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 »
I think this is one of the funniest films that Disney has ever done. This is due entirely to Robin William's brilliant voice of the Genie. He is wonderful in this role. I think the animation is pretty fair although I dislike the "generic" people that Disney's shop is putting out these days. They all share the same basic facial structure and eyes, so there is not much difference between any of the characters. It's not like Sleepy, Doc and Sneezy, who all looked very different. Still, this is a great and funny film. It is totally clean and not very violent so it is appropriate for every member of the family. Give this one a try and you'll have a great time watching it!
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