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Aladdin (1992)

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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 ...
Additional Voices (voice)
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Prince Achmed (voice)
Philip L. Clarke ...
Additional Voices (voice) (as Philip Clarke)
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Razoul / Farouk (voice)
Jennifer Darling ...
Additional Voices (voice)
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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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It is not what is outside, but what is inside that counts. See more »


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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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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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

After "A Whole New World" when they are watching a Chinese dragon, Jasmine discovers Ali is the boy from the market and takes his hat. When she grabs his hat she squeezes it and the lamp is not there, but once dropped off at the palace when Ali is thrown into the ocean, the lamp pops out of his hat. 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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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 »

Connections

Referenced in Once Upon a Time in Wonderland: The Serpent (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

You Can Count On Me
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Performed by Brad Kane
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Fantastic!
15 January 2006 | by (Barcelona, Spain) – See all my reviews

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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