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The Return of Jafar (1994)

Jafar comes for revenge on Aladdin, using a foolish thief and Iago's treachery to find a way back into power.

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Abis Mal (voice)
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Jafar (voice)
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Thief (voice)
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Iago (voice)
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Sultan (voice)
Brad Kane ...
Aladdin (singing voice)
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Princess Jasmine (singing voice)
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Genie (voice)
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Street Mother (voice)
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Razoul (voice)
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Aladdin (voice)
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Abu the Monkey (voice)
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Aladdin is adjusting to his new life as part of the upper crust. He and Princess Jasmine may not be married yet, but the pressures of palace society have already begun. On top of that, Iago (the parrot pet of Sultan's ex-vizir turned genie, Jafar) appears asking for help and no one is happy to see him. But things begin to look up when Genie returns from his trip around the world. Meanwhile, Jafar's black lamp is discovered by an idiot crook called Abis Mal. By using Abis Mal, Jafar makes his way back to Agrabah with ideas of payback for Aladdin and his friends. Written by Max Vaughn

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20 May 1994 (USA)  »

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Aladdin 2  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Originally planned as a television special but later Disney decided to make it a direct to video sequel to Aladdin (1992). See more »

Goofs

When Aladdin gives jewel rose to Jasmine, Jasmine puts rose on dressing table and tells Aladdin that sultan is going to make a royal announcement, the rose keeps appearing and disappearing in background. See more »

Quotes

[Genie saves Aladdin from being beheaded]
Aladdin 'Al': Thanks for saving me.
Blue Genie: Oh, come on, Al, you know I had to. Oh, that no head look is just not you. For my next trick: bibbidi-bobbidi-BOO! Ho-ho, and everybody's safe and sound.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the movie, Abis Mal says "Does this mean I don't get my third wish?" See more »

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References The Simpsons (1989) See more »

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You're Only Second Rate
(1994)
Words and Music by Randy Petersen and Kevin Quinn
Performed by Jonathan Freeman
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Not as good as Aladdin, but who cares?
27 September 2000 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

Rule number one in movie viewing friends: never, ever expect a sequel to be better that the original. because it usually isn't. The Return of Jafar is no where near as good as Aladdin, but it is still generally good. This really wasn't even supposed to be a sequel. It was supposed to be the first five episodes of the animated series, thus explaining the change in animation. The story is fairly good and the movie has some good songs. And in defense of Dan Castellaneta, he does a good job as the Genie and sounds sort of like Robin Williams. Don't judge him just because of Williams' performance. It was not as good as Aladdin, but why would you expect it to be?


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