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Aladdin (1992)

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When a street urchin finds a lamp with a genie inside, he uses the lamp to turn himself into a prince in order to win the heart of a beautiful princess. But an evil vizier is after the lamp too.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott Weinger ... Aladdin (voice)
Robin Williams ... Genie / Peddler (voice)
Linda Larkin ... Princess Jasmine (voice)
Jonathan Freeman ... Jafar (voice)
Frank Welker ... Abu / Cave of Wonders / Rajah (voice)
Gilbert Gottfried ... Iago (voice)
Douglas Seale ... Sultan (voice)
Charlie Adler ... Gazeem / Melon Merchant / Nut Merchant (voice)
Jack Angel Jack Angel ... Additional Voices (voice)
Corey Burton ... Prince Achmed / Necklace Merchant (voice)
Philip L. Clarke Philip L. Clarke ... Additional Voices (voice) (as Philip Clarke)
Jim Cummings ... Razoul / Farouk (voice)
Jennifer Darling ... Additional Voices (voice)
Debi Derryberry ... Harem Girl (voice)
Bruce Gooch Bruce Gooch ... Additional Voices (voice)
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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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Imagine if you had three wishes, three hopes, three dreams, and they all could come true. See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 November 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aladdin See more »

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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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Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Originally, Jafar was more hot-tempered while Iago was a cool, haughty British-type. The filmakers felt that having Jafar losing his temper too much made him less menacing, so the personalities of the two characters were switched. See more »

Goofs

After the genie becomes free he kisses Abu and then spits out a hairball. In the next shot, as the genie says "I can't do any more damage around here", the hairball has disappeared. See more »

Quotes

[Abu is swinging a stolen sword at the guards]
Guard: [frightened] He's got a sword!
Razoul: [to his subordinates] You idiots.
[louder]
Razoul: We've all got swords!
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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 »

Alternate Versions

In the 2015 Diamond Edition Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD release, the original 1990 Walt Disney Pictures logo was replaced by the 2011 Disney logo. See more »

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Humiliate the Boy
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Performed by Jonathan Freeman
(DVD Special Feature Only)
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A whole new world. A new fantastic point of view...
24 July 2007 | by Atreyu_IISee all my reviews

The 31st animated Disney classic is one of Disney's best known movies. It also takes us to a whole new world, a new fantastic point of view. This one takes place in Saudi Arabia. I've always liked this movie.

"Aladdin" is very entertaining and great fun. It is hilarious, creative, imaginative and romantic. It isn't a faultless movie, but it's a little difficult not to like it.

I'll start by talking about the characters. The blue Genie is, without a doubt, the most amusing, hilarious, imaginative and genial Genie ever created. Robin Williams steals the show as the Genie's voice. With his incredible talent to do voices, he's hilariously awesome and fantastic as the Genie's voice (and also as the voice of the enigmatic merchant that appears at the beginning, who happens to be an interesting character).

Iago is the funniest character of this movie, along with the Genie. Nobody better than Gilbert Gottfried to voice the sarcastic parrot. Iago is simply hilarious! He's rude, grumpy, sarcastic, hungry for power, malicious, obnoxious and foul-tempered. He has an irritating voice but in a funny way, as well as a great talent to perfectly mimic other characters's voices. However, deep down inside he has a heart. I also love his hate for crackers. I don't see why does he hates crackers so much, but that also makes him so funny! Besides, a parrot with teeth?? lol!

Jafar is a great villain. Although often calm and humorous (for example, he keeps calling "Prince Abooboo" to "Prince Ali"), he also represents the worst and most ambitious kind of villain and he is one of the most dangerous Disney villains. And he does possess a snake-like tone of voice sometimes.

Princess Jasmine, what can I say? Have you ever seen a more beautiful Disney princess? She's just gorgeous! Despite her strong and challenging personality, I like her anyway.

The Sultan is a funny dude. The Magic Carpet is lovable, one of my favorite characters from the movie. Aladdin himself is a nice guy, poor but kind-hearted (although dishonest, immature and selfish sometimes).

Abu is funny mostly because of his vocal sounds, very Donald Duck-like. The Cave of Wonders is an amazing character. It is a giant tiger's head with an absolutely fantastic and brutal deep-throat voice.

"Aladdin" is a festival of magic, special effects, bombastic humor and jokes.

By the way, I absolutely love the song "A Whole New World". The version sung by Aladdin and Jasmine is great, but the original version of Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle is better, deeper and more romantic and classic. It's a very romantic and joyful song, which is always a pleasure to listen. "Arabian Nights" is a nice song as well...

I'd only wish that "Aladdin" hadn't become a victim of its own success. It inspired 2 sequels and several stories with these characters.

This should definitely be on Top 250.


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