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Aladdin (1992)

G  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy  |  25 November 1992 (USA)
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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 / Melon Merchant / Nut Merchant (voice) (as Charlie Adler)
Jack Angel ...
Additional Voices (voice)
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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 ...
Additional Voices (voice)
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Harem Girl (voice)
Bruce Gooch ...
Additional Voices (voice)
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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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Release Date:

25 November 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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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

The fire walker in the "One Jump Ahead" number is a caricature of T. Hee, a former Disney story man who later taught caricature at CalArts, where many of the film's artists studied. See more »

Goofs

Although the scroll appears to be Arabic, the Sultan and Jafar's eyes move from left to right as they read it, not right to left as they should have. See more »

Quotes

["Snake" Jafar has Aladdin in a tight squeeze]
Jafar: You little fool. You thought you could defeat the most powerful being on Earth.
Iago: Squeeze him, Jafar. Squeeze him like a- Awk!
[Genie elbows Iago and knocks him into the air]
Jafar: Without the Genie, boy, you're nothing.
Aladdin: The Genie... The Genie! The Genie has more power than you'll ever have!
Jafar: What?
Aladdin: He gave you your power. He can take it away.
Genie: Al, what're you doing? Why are you bringing me into this?
Aladdin: Face it, Jafar. You're still just second best!
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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 »


Soundtracks

High Adventure (Demo)
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Performed by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman
(Special Edition Only)
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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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