Aladdin

Release Date: May 24th, 2019

PG |2 hr 8 min

Plot Summary

Aladdin is a lovable street urchin who meets Princess Jasmine, the beautiful daughter of the sultan of Agrabah. While visiting her exotic palace, Aladdin stumbles upon a magic oil lamp that unleashes a powerful, wisecracking, larger-than-life genie. As Aladdin and the genie start to become friends, they must soon embark on a dangerous mission to stop the evil sorcerer Jafar from overthrowing young Jasmine's kingdom.

Cast: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad, Billy Magnussen, Jordan A. Nash

Director: Guy Ritchie

Genres: Adventure , Romance , Musical comedy , Children , Fantasy

Production Co: Rideback, Walt Disney Pictures, Lin Pictures, Marc Platt Productions

Distributors: Walt Disney

Keywords: Quest, Transformation, Father, Amusing, Love, Friendship, Charming, Forbidden love, Cheeky

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    The combination of diverse casting and female empowerment themes results in a perfectly politically correct Aladdin for these times. The only thing that seems to have been left out is the magic, which is a bit of a problem considering that one of the main characters is a genie. show more

  • 60
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    Despite Aladdin’s occasionally arresting moments, this remake’s most potent element is its intentional air of déjà vu. show more

  • 70
    Inkoo KangSlate

    Ritchie’s film still feels shackled by its dutiful allegiance to the source material. But when it gets to be its own thing, it’s a spirited romp that — setting aside the uncanny, off-putting look of Smith’s Genie — has no shortage of charms. show more

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