Aladdin (Live-Action)

Last Updated on: January 20th, 2024

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Aladdin (Live-Action) Description

Aladdin live action disney movieA thrilling and vibrant live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated classic, Aladdin is the exciting tale of the charming street rat Aladdin, the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be the key to their future. Directed by Guy Ritchie, who brings his singular flair for fast-paced, visceral action to the fictitious port city of Agrabah, Aladdin is written by John August and Ritchie based on Disney’s Aladdin. The film stars Will Smith as the Genie; Mena Massoud as Aladdin; Naomi Scott as Jasmine; Marwan Kenzari as Jafar; Navid Negahban as the Sultan; Nasim Pedrad as Dalia; Billy Magnussen as Prince Anders; and Numan Acar as Hakim.

Aladdin is produced by Dan Lin, p.g.a., and Jonathan Eirich, p.g.a., with Marc Platt and Kevin De La Noy serving as executive producers. Eight-time Academy Award®-winning composer Alan Menken provides the score, which includes new recordings of the original songs written by Menken and Oscar®-winning lyricists Howard Ashman and Tim Rice and includes two new songs written by Menken and Oscar and Tony Award®-winning songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. (source)

Aladdin (Live-Action) Fun Facts

  • Disney’s live-action adaptation of “Aladdin” was released in 2019 and directed by Guy Ritchie. It is based on the beloved animated film of the same name from 1992.
  • The film features a stunning performance by Will Smith as the Genie, following in the footsteps of the late Robin Williams, who voiced the character in the original animated version. Will Smith brought his own unique style to the role, and the Genie’s look was a mix of CGI and practical effects.
  • One notable statistic is that “Aladdin” grossed over 1 billion dollars worldwide, making it one of Disney’s most successful live-action adaptations. It also received an Academy Award for Best Original Song for “A Whole New World,” which was originally composed for the animated version.

Aladdin (Live-Action) Cast
  • Will Smith: Genie
  • Naomi Scott: Jasmine
  • Mena Massoud: Aladdin
  • Alan Tudyk: Iago
  • Marwan Kenzari: Jafar
  • Billy Magnussen: Prince Anders
  • Navid Negahban: Sultan
  • Nasim Pedrad: Dalia
  • Numan Acara: Hakim

Aladdin (Live-Action) Crew
  • Directed by: Guy Ritchie
  • Produced by: Dan Lin, Marc Platt
  • Music: Alan Menken
  • Screenplay by: John August, Guy Ritchie, Vanessa Taylor

Aladdin (Live-Action)

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  • Year Released: 2019
  • Type of Movie: Live-Action
  • Box Office: $1.047 billion
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