Aladdin (1992 movie)

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Aladdin
Directed by Ron Clements
John Musker
Produced by Ron Clements
John Musker
Written by Ron Clements
John Musker
Ted Elliott
Terry Rossio
Starring Scott Weinger
Jonathan Freeman
Robin Williams
Linda Larkin
Frank Welker
Gilbert Gottfried
Douglas Seale
Music by Alan Menken
Harry Gregson-Williams
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 (1992-11-25)
Running time 90 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $28 million[1]
Money made $504 million[1]


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]

Country Premiere
 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]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Aladdin box office info". Box Office Mojo. Archived from the original on February 15, 2009. Retrieved March 17, 2009. 

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