Aladdin (1992 movie)
|Directed by||Ron Clements
|Produced by||Ron Clements
|Written by||Ron Clements
|Music by||Alan Menken
|Editing by||Mark A. Hester
H. Lee Peterson
|Studio||Walt Disney Pictures
Walt Disney Feature Animation
|Distributed by||Buena Vista Pictures|
|Release date(s)||November 25, 1992|
|Running time||90 minutes|
|Money made||$504 million|
Aladdin is a 1992 American animated musical fantasy movie. It was produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Aladdin is the 31st animated movie in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. It was part of the Disney movie era known as the Disney Renaissance. The movie was directed by John Musker and Ron Clements. It is based on the Arab folktale of Aladdin and the magic lamp from One Thousand and One Nights. The voice cast features Scott Weinger, Jonathan Freeman, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin, Frank Welker, Gilbert Gottfried, and Douglas Seale.
Aladdin was released on November 25, 1992. It got positive reviews and was the most successful movie of 1992, earning over $217 million in revenue in the United States, and over $504 million worldwide. The movie also won many awards, most of them for its soundtrack. Aladdin's success led to other material inspired by the movie, including two direct-to-video sequels, The Return of Jafar and Aladdin and the King of Thieves; an animated television series; toys, video games, spin-offs, and Disney merchandise. A Broadway adaptation debuted in 2014.
Release Dates[change | change source]
|United States||November 25, 1992|
|Israel||December 14, 1992|
|Philippines||April 30, 1993|
|Australia||June 3, 1993|
|Uruguay||June 25, 1993|
|Argentina||July 1, 1993|
|Peru||July 1, 1993|
|Brazil||July 3, 1993|
|South Korea||July 3, 1993|
|Hong Kong||July 15, 1993|
|Japan||August 7, 1993|
|Taiwan||October 13, 1993|
|Germany||November 18, 1993|
|Spain||November 18, 1993|
|United Kingdom||November 18, 1993|
|Denmark||November 19, 1993|
|Sweden||November 19, 1993|
|France||November 24, 1993|
|Greece||November 25, 1993|
|Netherlands||November 25, 1993|
|Finland||December 3, 1993|
|Hungary||December 3, 1993|
|Ireland||December 3, 1993|
|Italy||December 3, 1993|
|Portugal||December 10, 1993|
Plot[change | change source]
In the city of Agrabah, the Sultan wants his daughter Princess Jasmine to marry anyone, but she rejects a suitor and temporarily leaves the palace. At the marketplace, she meets the street urchin named Aladdin.
Jafar, the Sultan's vizier, discovers that Aladdin is the only one who can enter the Cave of Wonders and find a magic lamp. Jafar orders him to get the lamp. Aladdin and his pet monkey, Abu, enter the cave, where they befriend a magic carpet and obtian the lamp. Abu inadvertently grabs a forbidden treasure and the cave collapses itself. After surviving, Aladdin rubs the lamp and meets the Genie, who grants three wishes for him. Aladdin uses the first one to disguise himself as a prince. He returns to the city and meets the Sultan and Jafar. After Jasmine deduces the identity from Aladdin, the Sultan decides to promote him. Jafar steals the lamp from Aladdin and uses his first wish to become Sultan. After Jafar banishes Aladdin from the city, he plans to make two remaining wishes for him to marry Jasmine. Aladdin leaves the mountain, returns to the palace and confronts Jafar. He tricks him into having the third wish, which makes Jafar being transformed into a genie. Aladdin uses the dark lamp to trap Jafar inside of it.
With the palace reverted to normal, the Genie sends the lamp to the desert, and the Sultan permits Aladdin and Jasmine to plan their marriage. Aladdin uses the third wish to free the Genie and he sets off to see the world.
Cast and characters[change | change source]
- Scott Weinger as Aladdin
- Robin Williams as The Genie and the Merchant
- Jonathan Freeman as Jafar
- Linda Larkin as Princess Jasmine
- Frank Welker as Abu
- Gilbert Gottfried as Iago
- Douglas Seale as The Sultan
- Jim Cummings as Razoul
- Bruce Adler as the singing voice of the Merchant.
- The Magic Carpet is a sentient carpet who is able to fly.
- Charlie Adler as Gazeem
- Hal Smith has a small, uncredited role for doing the sounds of Jafar's horse, as he did Philippe in Beauty and the Beast.
References[change | change source]
- "Aladdin box office info". Box Office Mojo. Archived from the original on February 15, 2009. http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=aladdin.htm. Retrieved March 17, 2009.
Other websites[change | change source]
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- Official website
- Aladdin at the Internet Movie Database
- Aladdin at AllMovie
- Aladdin at Box Office Mojo
- Aladdin at Rotten Tomatoes
- Aladdin at the Big Cartoon DataBase