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Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1996)

Unrated | | Animation, Comedy, Family | Video 13 August 1996
The King of Thieves disrupts Aladdin and Jasmine's long-anticipated wedding, looking for an oracle that will lead him to an even bigger treasure. His true identity causes trouble for Aladdin.

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At long last, Aladdin is about to marry the Princess Jasmine. Despite the presence and encouragement of his friends Genie, Carpet, and Abu, he is fearful and anxious. He is most worried as to what kind of father he will be, having never known his own. But when the 40 Thieves disrupt the wedding trying to steal a magical oracular talisman, Aladdin is drawn into a dangerous quest to stop the thieves...and find his long-lost father. Written by Andy Gray <argray@teleport.com>

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The scene with the Genie consoling Princess Jasmine while Aladdin is away at the lair of the 40 thieves was completely improvised by Robin Williams. See more »

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The location of the Japanese thief when Saluk is entering the hideout after having been thought to be dead. See more »

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The Magic Oracle: Have you chosen your question?
Aladdin: I have.
The Magic Oracle: Then ask.
Aladdin: Where is my father?
The Magic Oracle: [points off into the distance] Follow the trail of the Forty Thieves. Your father is trapped within their world.
Aladdin: Forty Thieves? Is he hurt? how long has he been their prisoner?
The Magic Oracle: [vanishing] I'm sorry, I can only answer one question.
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Also, at the very end, Genie does a take on the infamous "Game's Over Man!" speech from 'Aliens'. See more »


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Father and Son
Words and Music by Randy Peterson and Kevin Quinn
Performed by Robin Williams, Brad Kane, and Merwin Foard
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A Worthwhile Sequel
6 March 2000 | by (Washington State) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this sequel to "Aladdin". Another of Disney's direct-to-video releases, the movie features decent animation, a good story, and music that is pretty good.

In the story, Aladdin goes in search of his father. Upon discovering him, he finds that his dad is the leader of a gang of thieves.

I enjoyed the movie and it was nice to see (or hear) Robin Williams providing the voice of Genie again. "King Of Thieves" is a great improvement over "Return Of Jafar."

In the original "Aladdin", the animation of the flying carpet was computer generated. Here, it is done with conventional animation. There did not appear to be any extensive computer animation in "King Of Thieves."

Still, I thought that was okay. This is a made-for-video picture, and obviously it would have been made on a much smaller budget. This was a movie that was meant to be seen on television screens.

I relish that Disney has made some fine direct-to-video sequels. Most are pretty good. "King Of Thieves" is worthwhile. Disney's first made-for-video picture was "The Return Of Jafar" (the first "Aladdin" sequel). "Lion King II - Simba's Pride", and "Pocahontas II - Journey To A New World" are others. I recommend all of them.

Give Disney some credit. These are great additions to my Disney Library.


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