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
During the mid-1990s, a rumor began that alleged that during the balcony scene, Aladdin says, "Good teenagers, take off your clothes" when he encounters Rajah. This was one of many accusations by moral groups during that period which tried to prove that Disney was subliminally promoting sexual promiscuity in its films. The film's directors insists that Aladdin is actually saying, "Nice kitty, take off and go, go on." One Disney animator, Tom Sito, backed up this statement by stating that the people responsible for helming the scene are deeply religious and would never deliberately add such racy humor. All subsequent copies of the film cut the line entirely to avoid any further controversy. See more »
While in the Cave of Wonders, Abu is seen jumping back and forth on the exploding stones. Before he is rescued by Aladdin, all the stones have exploded except the one he's on. When Aladdin pulls him up, there are two more stones on his right, when in the last shot there were none. See more »
Ahh! Salaam and good evening to you, worthy friend. Please, please, come closer.
[camera hits him in the face]
Too close! A little too close.
[camera backs up]
There. Welcome to Agrabah.
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Since the 2004 DVD release, there has been additional audio of Genie bidding farewell during the closing Disney logo. See more »
In the 2015 Diamond Edition Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD release, the original 1990 Walt Disney Pictures logo was replaced with the 2011 variant of the current 2006 Walt Disney Pictures logo. See more »
Great songs and a good villain make "Aladdin" a Disney classic.
This movie has three elements that are important for an animated Disney movie: Great songs, a good villain and a great sidekick.
The songs and music in general are just great and very memorable. Jafar is a great villain mainly because he is voiced by Jonathan Freeman who has got a good and scary voice. But what is maybe the best element of the movie is Robin Williams as the blue genie. The blue genie is like a jokemachine that once it is started can't stop again and keeps you laughing.
The story is good and the pace is high. "Aladdin" is not too short and it's not too long, it's not too immature and it's not too mature, it's a perfect movie for the entire family with a wonderful love story (even though it's no "Beauty and the Beast") and good animations with some good looking early computer effects.
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