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
The fire walker in the "One Jump Ahead" number is a caricature of T. Hee, a former Disney story man who later taught caricature at CalArts, where many of the film's artists studied. See more »
The position of the lamp changes constantly in the scene where Aladdin is trapped underwater. See more »
You're a prisoner?
It's all part and parcel, the whole genie gig.
[grows to a gigantic size]
Phenomenal cosmic powers!
[shrinks down inside the lamp]
Itty bitty living space!
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The cast section is left out in the end credits. The main voice cast's names are listed in the Character Animation section. See more »
I did not care to see this movie, but I was such a big Robin Williams that I rented it long after it stopped playing in the theaters. From the first few scenes I was spellbound by the voices and the script.I can still mimmick nearly all of the Genie's themes as well as see myself play Aladdin in a live action version of this movie with Paula Abdul as Jasmine and John De Lancie as Jafar. Jasmine in this movie has the same sexual innocence as Ariel the Little Mermaid and Krysta of Fern Gully. The songs are infectious, especially "Friend Like Me" and "A Whole New World." The whole movie is one big roller coaster ride augmented by the raucous wit of Robin Williams and his own talent for mimmicry and improvisation. Ten Stars way up!
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