Aladdin (2019)

Aladdin (2019)

GENRESAdventure,Family,Fantasy,Musical,Romance
LANGEnglish,Arabic
ACTOR
Will SmithMena MassoudNaomi ScottMarwan Kenzari
DIRECTOR
Guy Ritchie

SYNOPSICS

Aladdin (2019) is a English,Arabic movie. Guy Ritchie has directed this movie. Will Smith,Mena Massoud,Naomi Scott,Marwan Kenzari are the starring of this movie. It was released in 2019. Aladdin (2019) is considered one of the best Adventure,Family,Fantasy,Musical,Romance movie in India and around the world.

A kind-hearted street urchin Aladdin vies for the love of the beautiful princess Jasmine, the princess of Agrabah. When he finds a magic lamp, he uses the genie's magic power to make himself a prince in order to marry her. He's also on a mission to stop the powerful Jafar who plots to steal the magic lamp that could make his deepest wishes come true.

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Aladdin (2019) Reviews

  • Absolute Musical Perfection

    ymyuseda2019-05-26

    Rating 9.2/10 Aladdin truly is magical. Aladdin has a long and illustrious legacy. As usual, the plot of beggar Aladdin and Princess Jasmine fighting for their love is incredible. This movie was great !! It has comedy,action,romance,adventure and everything else including in all genres of all movie. The acting from everyone was great. Good acting performance by Will Smith a.k.a Genie, Mena Massoud a.k.a Aladdin & Naomi Scott a.k.a Jasmine. For all of you, go see it you wont regret it !! Absolute musical perfection.

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  • A whole new (different, but familiar) world....

    Chalice_Of_Evil2019-05-23

    As soon as this live action version of Aladdin was first announced, it seems certain people were against it. While I too have fond memories of seeing the original animated version at the theatre, I was at least willing to give this one a chance. I'm glad I did. Firstly, people need to realise an animated film and live-action film are two different things. Some things that work in animation just won't translate too well into live-action. The other thing to accept is that, short of resurrecting Robin Williams, there was no way they were ever going to be able to replicate his unique take on the character of the Genie. Once you open your mind to the possibility that something can be 'different' but also *good*; then you'll have a more pleasant experience. That's what we get here: a movie that is familiar, but at the same time new/different (and that's not a bad thing). From the very beginning, the movie is somewhat different to what we might be expecting when we're introduced to who is telling the story. While it was immediately evident to me what was going on, it wasn't a 'bad' addition. After sweeping shots set to the song 'Arabian Nights', we're introduced to the 'street rat' named Aladdin. Although much fuss has been made about the Genie casting, if Aladdin had been miscast, then the whole film would've suffered. Thankfully, I can say that I almost immediately liked Mena Massoud in the role. He's funny, got moves/charm, makes for a likeable 'thief' and his relationship with his pet monkey, Abu, is as good as I'd hoped it'd be. Speaking of, although people think of CGI characters badly a lot of the time, it must be made clear the animal companions in this are all wonderfully brought to life/fully-realised characters. Abu is expressive, funny, and helpful (despite sometimes getting them both into trouble). Not before long Aladdin encounters Princess Jasmine (a well-cast Naomi Scott, who does a lot with the character and should make most Jasmine fans proud), who's undercover among the people. I was afraid that the movie would rush through their first meeting, but was happy with the amount of time devoted to them developing an interest in each other. I could instantly tell that the beloved character of Jasmine was in safe hands as portrayed by Naomi Scott and that she had nice chemistry with Massoud's Aladdin. Although not given as much to do as Abu, Jasmine's loyal tiger companion, Rajah, is another lovely animal created with CGI, who I appreciated wasn't largely ignored. Jasmine's other loyal friend, her handmaiden named Dalia, is actually a stand-out character in the movie. Nasim Pedrad has excellent comic timing, as does Naomi Scott, which is on full display in a fun scene where Aladdin comes to the palace and Jasmine attempts to maintain her cover. The one 'miss' in the casting department is that of Marwan Kenzari as villainous Jafar. While others had pre-judged him based on the trailers alone, I was willing to give him a chance to make up for his lack of sinister voice with what would hopefully be at least a menacing performance. Sadly, he lacks even that. There's nothing particularly memorable about his portrayal (even near the end when he's given every opportunity to unleash in full-on villain mode, he falls way short). About the only 'positive' I could find regarding his character is his animal companion of Iago. The red parrot might not be quite as talkative as the animated version, but he *does* talk (and in a much more bird-like way), getting a few funny lines here and there (I'd expect nothing less from Alan Tudyk providing the voice). It's just disappointing that Jafar's miscast, and thus the 'weak link' in the film. What most people are probably wondering about is Will Smith as the Genie. I actually thought he was pretty good here (and I found him more likeable in this role than I have in any movie I've seen him in since probably the first Men In Black). There are just one or two instances where I felt he tried to emulate Robin Williams' version and it didn't quite work, but on the whole I felt he brought his own energy/style to the character of Genie and it (mostly) worked. The most important thing was the friendship that he formed with Aladdin. While Smith's Genie may seem a bit more snarky than you might expect, when it comes to the emotional beats, his performance hits the right notes (especially near the end). Speaking of notes, "What about the songs?" you may ask. I was pretty happy with them, there were just the right amount and they didn't feel particularly intrusive in any of the scenes they were featured. Even the new song, 'Speechless', isn't too bad (though there are those who'll no doubt complain). Massoud and Scott have really nice singing voices and did their songs justice, I thought. Will Smith's also decent with his main songs in the movie (the end credits one I could've done without, though). I must also praise the costumes (Jasmine's are all stunning, as is Jasmine herself), the use of vibrant colours is quite impressive and the overall look of the film feels like something new/different to what we've seen time and time again in films (especially Disney ones). Things I forgot to mention: the Magic Carpet has as much 'character' as in the original (I especially appreciated seeing how close friends Carpet and Abu became by the end), and even the Sultan's head guard, Hakim, is given some depth. In conclusion, if you go into the theatre already disliking/hating the film based on just the trailers, then you're probably going to leave the same way you entered: bitter and thinking things like "It ruined my childhood!" (such a rubbish statement). Just try accepting this is a different thing and hopefully you'll enjoy it.

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  • Very Enjoyable!

    miy662019-05-24

    I know everyone wants to compare this to the Animated version, but don't. Take it as it comes and you will thoroughly enjoy it. It does stay pretty faithful to the animated version I think. Will Smith as the genie could never be the Robyn Williams genie, but I don't think he tries to. He does fantastically well in his own right. Absolutely loved the Prince Ali song where Aladdin enters the city as the prince. Brilliantly colorful spectacle captured really well. Jafar missed a little for me as had lost the smarmy-ness of the animated version. The songs were great and the Aladdin and Jasmine characterization was pretty spot on. I think kids would love this and I would definitely recommend it.

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  • Very bad movie

    haydeetebelin2019-07-02

    Lousy movie. History is very poorly written and clichéd, stereotyped characters and no charisma, anachronistic behaviors. They did not look like they lived in the Middle East.

  • An unnecessary poor remake of a classic

    justinsubmit2019-06-19

    The animated Aladdin in 1992 was my favourite animation of that decade. So I was looking forward to a live-action remake of this classic. Let me talk about the good. The special effects were well done and it made you feel right in the middle of an exotic country The sets were beautiful and scenery was eye-catching The actors were well chosen and looked like live versions of the cartoon. Now the bad. Why would the director choose to deviate from the well-thought out script of a classic and come up with something that is worse? Just to show something different? Too many scenes felt like it was ad-libbed because there was no proper dialogue to begin with. The jokes kept on repeating again and again. In fact the actors didn't seem to know what emotion to show because the dialogue had no point. The comedy from Jafaar...a big plus in the original, was nowhere to be found in this iteration. They injected feminist/hollywood ideology into a fairytale romance. Jasmine who was so loveable as a strong-willed heroine who fought for what is right, was turned into an equal-rights advocate who's main goal was to be a Sultan. What a disgrace? If the script writers want to tell a story about a feminist, why not make another movie, instead of destroying an age-old classic. There was no chemistry between the leads. I believe that goes back to the terrible script. The dialogue between them was so awkward, you have to wonder how any romance can develop out of it. In fact, when they started singing a whole new world, it seemed so forced and out of place. All in all, the director I think the director did not take this movie seriously. Not only was the script half-baked or non existent, the refused to use the original material for the sake of change! What we have is barely watchable, incoherent, and clearly rushed movie. This is the last of these remakes I'm watching for sure!

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