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Aladdin (1992)

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 / Peddler (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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Philip L. Clarke ...
Additional Voices (voice) (as Philip Clarke)
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Razoul / Farouk (voice)
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Additional Voices (voice)
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Harem Girl (voice)
Bruce Gooch ...
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Storyline

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 Blazer346

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Release Date:

25 November 1992 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$196,664, 15 November 1992, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$217,350,219

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$504,050,219
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Aladdin was the very first movie to receive an Icelandic dubbing. See more »

Goofs

During the second scene, where Jafar is chasing the beetle shaped charm, he can clearly be seen holding the reins of his horse with both hands, with his staff no where in sight. However, after the Cave of Wonders takes its form, he can be seen holding them in his right hand. See more »

Quotes

Genie: Well, l can't do any more damage around this Popsicle stand. l'm... outta here!
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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) See more »

Connections

Spoofs The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) See more »

Soundtracks

One Jump Ahead
(1992)
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Performed by Brad Kane
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Robin Williams, Great Songs Make This One Of The Best Animated Films Ever
12 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

I can think of three quick reasons why this has remained one of the best animated movies ever: 1 - Very good, very catchy songs that still sound good 15 years later; 2 - excellent, colorful visuals; 3 - the unique humor of Robin Williams, who seems to spout a joke-a- second. In fact, you have to pay close attention to hear Williams' lines because they come so fast and furious. Actually, at times they are too fast. You hardly have time to laugh or digest what he just said when another line hits you. Williams' genie character doesn't appear on screen until after the first third of the film is over.

Without all those jokes - and the great visuals that go with those gags (things popping up like Saturday morning cartoons), this would just be a routine Disney animated film. Part of the normal Disney fare includes a hero who is a good guy but a liar and a heroine who is the typical wasp-waisted beauty who is rebellious against the rules of the day. The villain is an "Oil Can Harry" mustached dastardly employee of the king who desires king-like powers. His scenes, however, are tempered with humor thanks to his New York City-sounding obnoxious parrot, who provides most of the movie's slapstick humor.

Maybe the best attribute of this film is simply how fast it moves, meaning it's very, very entertaining.


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