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
Part of the plot revolves around Jafar seeking Aladdin as he is the only one able to enter the Cave of Wonders and retrieve a valuable item inside; Aladdin finds the lamp and narrowly avoids dying inside the cave. This resembles the plot in an earlier Disney classic, The Rescuers (1977), in which Madame Medusa uses an orphan girl small enough to fit through the opening of a dangerous pirate's cave to retrieve the Devil's Eye diamond inside. Penny and her rescuers exit the cave with the jewel after they narrowly avoid drowning. See more »
After saving Jasmine from the marketplace where Abu stole 8 apples, traveling back to Abu and Aladdin's place Abu is clearly carrying 3 apples all the way back. Suddenly, about 25 seconds after another shot of Abu with 3 apples, there is an awkwardness as the three of them have only 2 apples to share. See more »
["Snake" Jafar has Aladdin in a tight squeeze]
You little fool. You thought you could defeat the most powerful being on Earth.
Squeeze him, Jafar. Squeeze him like a- Awk!
[Genie elbows Iago and knocks him into the air]
Without the Genie, boy, you're nothing.
The Genie... The Genie! The Genie has more power than you'll ever have!
He gave you your power. He can take it away.
Al, what're you doing? Why are you bringing me into this?
Face it, Jafar. You're still just ...
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Bruce Alder, Brad Kane & Lea Salonga does not appear in the end credits, but he was in songs list does. See more »
Magic, adventures, laughs, love... This film has everything mixed, and the result is quite good! The film is about the classic tale of "Aladdin and the magic lamp", so the story is well known by everybody. Despite it is for children, the quality of the characters is very good, the story, though predictable and typical, results interesting and, which is more important, it males us to spend a good hour and a half. The songs (typical in Disney) never are boring, and are surprisingly well mixed with images. In addition, action scenes are well ended and most characters are very charismatic. Aladdin is sympathetic form the beginning and most secondary characters are simply perfect. The "acting" of the Genius is superb in his strangeness and absurd, and Yafar is well remembered as one of the "best" bad ones of the history of cinema. It exhales an immense aura of evilness hardly ever seen in a movie... To sum up, one of the best (maybe the best) Disney film made, which everything to have a nice afternoon with your children or just spending a nice time laughing and remembering when you were a child.
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