A kind-hearted street urchin Aladdin vies for the love of the beautiful princess Jasmine, the princess of Agrabah. When he finds a magic lamp, he uses the genie's magic power to make himself a prince in order to marry her. He's also on a mission to stop the powerful Jafar who plots to steal the magic lamp that could make his deepest wishes come true.Written by
Will Smith said that he wanted to bring more hip-hop to Disney movies. During the song "Friend Like Me" he whispers during the lyric "..whisper what it is you want..." This is done in the same style as the Ying Yang Twins' "Wait (the Whisper Song)". See more »
Immediately following the "A Whole New World" sequence, once Jasmine figures out that she met Aladdin before, Aladdin says "You saw us arrive with dancers, an elephant and a magic carpet..." However, Jasmine did not know about the magic carpet until Aladdin came to her room that night. She could not have seen it earlier. See more »
[turning Aladdin in Prince Ali]
So, what do you think?
I like it.
Of course you like it, boy! I made it!
I think that's me.
Strictly speaking, it is me. I mean, I did most of the work. You was just standing there. But I-I hear you.
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When the Walt Disney Pictures logo appears, a star turns into a sun and the logo fades into the opening scene. See more »
Like many of the Disney live action adaptations, this film utterly fails to understand what made the original so great to begin with. Moments of character growth or interaction feel rushed and are changed up from the original, yet the outcome in the story still illogically remains the same. Some of the additional scenes around new characters simply feel laughable and out of place.
The additional song written for this film heavily clashes with the musical style of the existing ones and the instrumental accompaniment of the songs in general sounds too modern and not like a classical musical anymore.
The humor in this movie is very hit and miss. Some lines and moments are indeed extremely enjoyable, while most others seem too forced.
The VFX in this film are not entirely up to task and will undoubtedly look dated in a few years time. Most importantly, the overall spectacle feels much less impactful than the original's.
Overall, there would be much more to go into. But this should be enough in summary.
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