Aladdin, the clever hero of Agrabah, continues his adventures with the help of his fiancee Princess Jasmine, his pet monkey Abu, Magic Carpet, Iago the greedy parrot, and of course his best friend the semi-cosmic Genie.
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 a genie's magic power to make himself a prince in order to marry her. He is 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
When Dalia helps Jasmine take off her jewelry, Dalia is seen taking off Jasmine's necklace and Jasmine still has her earrings on. As soon as Jasmine turns around to face Dalia, her earrings are missing. See more »
[Aladdin bungles his courtship of Jasmine]
In ten thousand years, I have never been so embarrassed.
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Initial credits have the cast performing a dance to snippet of "Friend like Me." This is also a callback to the Broadway/live action performance of Aladdin. In which, at the end of the show, the cast come out and then perform an encore of "Friend like Me." Shortly after Robin Williams passed away, the current cast dedicated the encore to Williams/asked the audience to participate. See more »
I was excited watching this movie as this is one of my favorite Disney movies and A Whole New World is a favorite song too. All that excitement turns to disappointment though. I understand that as a "live" action version of the animated film, they had to make it human and realistic. However, as magical the original was, the live action was not able to portray the same, which the film is mostly about. It feels like the creator was torn between making it human and magical. The effects and cgi is not that good. Compare to other films which are originally live actions(Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings), I can't understand why they're not able to do the same level of "magic" with the scenes that requires it. Prime example is the encounter at the end, where Jafar got hold of Genie. That scene turned out a plain dialogue. The acting is particularly not convincing. Example is when Aladdin was thrown out to water from the window. I would've expected Genie to act more hysterical or otherwise acted it out funny, but, it turns out awkward. There are times Abu, the monkey, would just take all the attention from the actors. He was the savior of all the dull and awkward scenes in the movie. Not to mention Jafar, the acting was plain and boring. Nothing you'd expect from a wicked villain. Jasmine's character up to the end had no progression. Finally, the film is generally for kids and would easily convince them from the not so good acting and effects, but can't understand the purpose of adding politics(feminism) in it. It was just unnecessary.
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