Aladdin | Full Movie

  • G
  • 1h 31m
  • 1992
Certified Fresh94%
Common Sense Media Iconage 6+
In a mythical city, Aladdin, a street-smart commoner, and clever, confident Princess Jasmine join forces against the evil sorcerer Jafar and put an end to his plans to take over the kingdom! Along the way, Aladdin learns to believe in himself with the help of a hysterically funny, shape-shifting, 10,000-year-old Genie and three wishes that change everything!

Making Of

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Certified Fresh94%
Critics Consensus: A highly entertaining entry in Disney's renaissance era," Aladdin is beautifully drawn, with near-classic songs and a cast of scene-stealing characters.
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
A magic carpet ride of a movie from Disney.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Aladdin is the 1992 Disney animated retelling of the classic Middle Eastern folktale Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp. The bad guy, Jafar, can be pretty scary for younger kids with his sorcery and mind control -- as well as scenes in which Aladdin is chased by henchmen with giant swords and mythological monsters. There's also some cultural stereotyping: scheming Arab and Jewish merchants with large noses, for instance. Some potty humor appears: burping, bad guys getting the seat of their garish underwear torn off by an angry tiger, belching. But Genie provides plenty of comic relief to the more dangerous moments; the late Robin Williams is in full force free association, channeling everyone from Rodney Dangerfield to William F. Buckley, providing some laughs for the adults in the room as well. Also expect a bit of mild name-calling and revealing outfits on Princess Jasmine and some curvy dancing ladies. Overall, the theme of being true to who you are should resonate with families, and inspire discussion between parents and younger kids about not changing who you are simply to please others.

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The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Animation, Comedy, Adventure, Musical, Kids, Family, Classics, Franchise
  • Release Date:November 11, 1992

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