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Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1996)

Not Rated | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Video 13 August 1996
The King of Thieves disrupts Aladdin and Jasmine's long-anticipated wedding, looking for an oracle that will lead him to an even bigger treasure. His true identity causes trouble for Aladdin.

Director:

Tad Stones

Writers:

Mark McCorkle (screenplay by), Robert Schooley (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Val Bettin ... Sultan (voice)
Jim Cummings ... Razoul (voice)
Gilbert Gottfried ... Iago (voice)
Linda Larkin ... Princess Jasmine (voice)
Jerry Orbach ... Sa'luk (voice)
John Rhys-Davies ... Cassim (voice)
Scott Weinger ... Aladdin (voice)
Frank Welker ... Abu / Rajah / Fazahl (voice)
Robin Williams ... Genie (voice)
Jeff Bennett ... Zagoolien (voice)
Corey Burton ... Hakim (voice)
Jess Harnell ... Additional Voice Talents (voice)
Clyde Kusatsu ... Thief / Additional Voice Talents (voice)
Rob Paulsen ... Additional Voice Talents (voice)
CCH Pounder ... The Oracle (voice)
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Storyline

At long last, Aladdin is about to marry the Princess Jasmine. Despite the presence and encouragement of his friends Genie, Carpet, and Abu, he is fearful and anxious. He is most worried as to what kind of father he will be, having never known his own. But when the 40 Thieves disrupt the wedding trying to steal a magical oracular talisman, Aladdin is drawn into a dangerous quest to stop the thieves...and find his long-lost father. Written by Andy Gray <argray@teleport.com>

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The Spectacular Adventure Continues!


Certificate:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 August 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aladdin and the King of Thieves See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

For the first time since the original Aladdin this film has a completely new soundtrack instead of the rearranged music from the original film for "The Return of Jafar" and the TV series. See more »

Goofs

When guests are arriving for the wedding, the Genie looks at the crowd and says, "Oh, look, there's Osiris. Oh, Osiris! Osiris, can we get a word with you?" The character that turns around is not Osiris - it is Horus, Osiris's son in Egyptian mythology. See more »

Quotes

Genie: [turning a honeydew into a coach] I don't know whether to put it under props or produce!
[to Jasmine]
Genie: Please don't squeeze the tires, they're not ripe.
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Crazy Credits

During the credits the Genie appears in different positions. See more »

Alternate Versions

On TV airings, one shot showing Genie holding a picture of Jessica Rabbit's body over Jasmine's picture was cut since the body reference of Jessica Rabbit was meant for adult audience. See more »

Connections

References Rocky (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Welcome To The Forty Thieves
Words and Music by Randy Peterson and Kevin Quinn
Performed by Scott Barnes, Don Bradford, Merwin Foard, David Friedman, Paul Kandel, Peter Samuel, Gordon Stanley, and Guy Stroman
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A Worthwhile Sequel
6 March 2000 | by GEM-20See all my reviews

I enjoyed this sequel to "Aladdin". Another of Disney's direct-to-video releases, the movie features decent animation, a good story, and music that is pretty good.

In the story, Aladdin goes in search of his father. Upon discovering him, he finds that his dad is the leader of a gang of thieves.

I enjoyed the movie and it was nice to see (or hear) Robin Williams providing the voice of Genie again. "King Of Thieves" is a great improvement over "Return Of Jafar."

In the original "Aladdin", the animation of the flying carpet was computer generated. Here, it is done with conventional animation. There did not appear to be any extensive computer animation in "King Of Thieves."

Still, I thought that was okay. This is a made-for-video picture, and obviously it would have been made on a much smaller budget. This was a movie that was meant to be seen on television screens.

I relish that Disney has made some fine direct-to-video sequels. Most are pretty good. "King Of Thieves" is worthwhile. Disney's first made-for-video picture was "The Return Of Jafar" (the first "Aladdin" sequel). "Lion King II - Simba's Pride", and "Pocahontas II - Journey To A New World" are others. I recommend all of them.

Give Disney some credit. These are great additions to my Disney Library.


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