Aladdin (Live-Action)

Last Updated on: June 26th, 2024

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Disney’s “Aladdin” (Live-Action) is a 2019 musical fantasy film directed by Guy Ritchie. It is a live-action adaptation of Disney’s 1992 animated classic “Aladdin.” The film stars Mena Massoud as Aladdin, a charming street rat; Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine, the independent and determined daughter of the Sultan; and Will Smith as the Genie, a magical entity who grants Aladdin three wishes.

The story follows Aladdin as he discovers a magical lamp containing the Genie and uses his wishes to transform into a prince in hopes of winning Princess Jasmine’s heart. Along the way, he must navigate the schemes of the villainous Jafar, the Sultan’s advisor who seeks the lamp’s power for himself. The live-action film features vibrant visuals, elaborate musical numbers, and new songs in addition to the beloved classics. It aims to bring the magic and adventure of the original animated film to a new generation, while also adding depth and modern touches to the characters and story.


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)


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

Crew

  • Directed by: Guy Ritchie
  • Produced by: Dan Lin, Marc Platt
  • Music: Alan Menken
  • Screenplay by: John August, Guy Ritchie, Vanessa Taylor

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