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Aladdin (1992)

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A kindhearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

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Ron Clements (screenplay by), John Musker (screenplay by) | 18 more credits »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 31 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Wish granted! (DVD re-release) See more »


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Trivia

Though loosely based on the original short story from Arabian Nights, many plot elements are created just for the film, such as Jafar's desire for Jasmine, framing Aladdin for a crime and having him imprisoned, Aladdin meeting another prisoner (actually Jafar) who helps break him out of prison and tells him of a hidden treasure, Aladdin using the treasure (the lamp) to falsely portray himself as a prince, and to take revenge on Jafar. These plot elements are all quite similar to the plot of Alexandre Dumas's novel The Count of Monte Cristo. Appropriately, the novel itself makes reference to the Arabian Nights several times, like when the treasure of Monte Cristo is compared to that of Ali Baba, the cave in which it is hidden is compared to the one in Aladdin, and the protagonist, Edmond Dantes, calls himself Sinbad the Sailor at one point. See more »

Goofs

When Jafar is holding the Sultan and Jasmine captive, Jasmine is wearing a gold band round one arm. As Jafar pushes her to the floor, it has switched to the other. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Merchant: Ahh! Salaam and good evening to you, worthy friend. Please, please, come closer.
[camera hits him in the face]
Merchant: Too close! A little too close.
[camera backs up]
Merchant: There. Welcome to Agrabah.
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Crazy Credits

As the movie ends, The End appears with Genie as a moon laughing. He then crumples the screen up and says "Made you look" and puts the screen back down. See more »

Alternate Versions

The original 1992 theatrical release contained the line "Good tiger, take off and go", which was spoken by Aladdin when Rajah is growling at him. However, after the film was released on home video, many began to speculate that the line was actually "Good teenagers take off their clothes", meant as a subliminal message. In the 2004 Platinum Edition release, this line was censored due to controversy. It has since been added back in the 2015 Diamond Edition release. See more »

Connections

Referenced in House of Mouse: House of Scrooge (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

When You Wish Upon a Star
(uncredited)
from Pinocchio (1940)
Music by Leigh Harline
Arranged by Alan Menken
["Aladdin, you just won the heart of the Princess! What are you gonna do next?"]
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great fun
16 October 1999 | by gazzo-2See all my reviews

This movie was the biggest film of '92, and it's easy to see why-a lotta fun, as a terrific Robin Williams performance carries it to heights it otherwise would not have gone to. Great animation, fine songs, a decent plot--what is there not to like? I will admit some of the Arab characters seemed to be stereotyped-but no more so than in Mulan or Tarzan or whatever; animation seems to stereotype Everything.

A great movie, ***1/2 outta ****, a fave then and now.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

25 November 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$196,664, 15 November 1992

Gross USA:

$217,350,219

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$504,050,219
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Dolby Stereo (Stereo)| Dolby Atmos (Ultra HD Blu-ray release) (2019)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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