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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

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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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arab | genie | aladdin | lamp | princess | See All (193) »

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A diamond in the rough. See more »


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G | See all certifications »

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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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When Iago pulls a picture of him and Jafar out of his cage, the line, "And, uh, how about this picture? I don't know, I think I'm making a weird face in it," was ad-libbed by Gilbert Gottfried, and Robin Williams could not stop laughing when he heard it. See more »

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When the Suitor slams the palace gates in Aladdin's face, they have large, scrolled iron brackets extending across the doors from the hinges. When the Prince Ali parade goes through them, they have massive flat iron bars attached to the hinges held on with giant nails. Later, when the Sultan announces that Jasmine has chosen a suitor, the doors no longer have hinges or brackets at all. The carving in the doors also changes between these shots. See more »

Quotes

Aladdin: [singing] Let's not be too hasty!
Portly Agrabah Woman: [scoops Aladdin up in her arms and sings] Still I think he's rather tasty!
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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 »

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References Dumbo (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Proud of Your Boy
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Performed by Clay Aiken
(DVD Special Feature Only)
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Random Thoughts on "Aladdin"
15 June 2005 | by 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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