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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 / 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 ...
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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Imagine if you had three wishes, three hopes, three dreams, and they all could come true. See more »


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Release Date:

25 November 1992 (USA)  »

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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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HIDDEN MICKEY: Seen briefly on Rajah's head during his second transformation. See more »

Goofs

During "Prince Ali" sequence when Aladdin arrives in Agrabah, the Genie appears on the balcony with the three women who are admiring Aladdin; the shadow of Aladdin in the procession on the wall underneath them shows that they are on Aladdin's right-hand side. When the shot cuts to the close-up of Aladdin (where Genie gives him more muscles) Aladdin is looking to his left and Genie's magic bolt arrives from Aladdin's left. See more »

Quotes

Jafar: You are late.
Gazeem: A thousand apologies, Oh Patient One.
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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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Referenced in Harika Kiz Sahika Alf'e karsi (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

A Whole New World (Aladdin's Theme)
(1992)
(End title duet)
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Performed by Regina Belle and Peabo Bryson
Produced by Walter Afanasieff
Arranged by Walter Afanasieff and Robbie Buchanan
Recorded by Dana Jon Chappelle (uncredited)
Regina Belle and Peabo Bryson perform courtesy of Columbia
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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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