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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Aladdin (voice)
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Genie / Peddler (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 / Melon Merchant / Nut Merchant (voice) (as Charlie Adler)
Jack Angel ...
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Prince Achmed / Necklace Merchant (voice)
Philip L. Clarke ...
Additional Voices (voice) (as Philip Clarke)
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Razoul / Farouk (voice)
Jennifer Darling ...
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Harem Girl (voice)
Bruce Gooch ...
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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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Imagine if you had three wishes, three hopes, three dreams, and they all could come true. See more »


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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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Originally, Aladdin was supposed to use his second wish in order to get through an obstacle course designed to test Jasmine's suitors. The production team eagerly approached the idea of scripting and animating a fabulously elaborate action sequence but couldn't get the idea to work in practice, and ended up going for the much simpler solution of Aladdin being jumped by guards and then having to use the second wish to save his life. See more »

Goofs

During "Whole New World", we can see Aladdin and Jasmine descending down on the magic carpet, and we can hear Jasmine singing, "A whole new world," but her mouth is not moving. This is right after she sings "Through an endless diamond sky..." See more »

Quotes

Genie: [as Jack Nicholson] All right, Sparky, here's the deal. If you wanna court the little lady, you gotta be a straight shooter. Do ya got it?
Aladdin: What?
Genie: [pointing to each word on a blackboard] Tell her, the TRUUUUUUTH!
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The cast list is left out in the end credits. The main voice cast's names are listed in the "Character Animation" section. See more »

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Spoofed in Aladdin: Sneeze the Day (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Arabian Nights
(1992)
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Performed by Bruce Adler
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Random Thoughts on "Aladdin"
15 June 2005 | by (Land O'Lakes, FL) – See all my reviews

Just watched this recently, on the new-and-improved DVD which features a restored print, and it looks spectacular. The story is slightly shallower than the best of Disney's films, but this is balanced by the sheer lunacy of Robin Williams' bad, blue Genie. Whoever first thought of putting Robin Williams in a Disney flick should get a Pulitzer, or a Nobel, or something. The comic timing of his riffs combined with the comic timing of the animators transform the Genie from a "Deus Ex Machina" into the soul of "Aladdin."

I have a tiny issue with the fact that the most recent VHS and DVD prints of the movie have bowed to pressure from activist groups and altered a line in the opening song. The original line was, "...where they cut if your ear if they don't like your face/It's barbaric, but hey, it's home." The revised line reads, "...where the land is immense and the heat is intense/It's barbaric, but hey, it's home." Protesters claimed the original line perpetuated a negative stereotype of Arab countries and peoples. But...but...but marketplaces and cities in Arabian countries still cut the hands off convicted thieves. And there's even a scene in the film which threatens to relieve the princess of an appendage. They're not being negative; they're being accurate. And, oh yeah, IT'S A CARTOON. But that's just my opinion.


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