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The Return of Jafar (1994)

Video  -  Animation | Adventure | Family  -  20 May 1994 (USA)
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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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Aladdin (singing 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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Trivia

When Genie confirms that he saw the whole world he sings the chorus of "It's A Small World". See more »

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When Jasmine is being held prisoner in the dungeon by Jafar and Abis Mal, her legs are bound by a chain in one shot. In a later shot they are not. See more »

Quotes

Jafar: Iago you betrayed me and allied yourself with my enemies! Then you turned on them as soon at it was in your best interests. That's what I love about you. You're so perfectly predictable. A villain through and through!
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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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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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