In 1992, Disney’s Aladdin magicked its way into cinemas. The animated family movie, about a young man who is granted three wishes, became a huge hit with both critics and audiences and led to a series of films.
But how many Aladdin movies are there?
The Disney Aladdin movies in order
To date, there are four Aladdin movies from Disney. The Aladdin movies – which were produced between 1992 and 2019 – include:
- Aladdin (1992)
- Aladdin: The Return of Jafar (1994)
- Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1996)
- Aladdin (2019)
It should also be noted that some of the characters from the animated Aladdin movies also feature in the 2007 direct-to-video feature, Disney Princess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams.
Are all of Disney’s Aladdin movies part of the same series?
Aladdin ‘92, Aladdin: The Return of Jafar, and Aladdin and the King of Thieves, are all animated adventures set within the same series. The films tell a story in chronological order.
Aladdin 2019 is a live-action remake of Aladdin ’92.
Who are the cast of the Aladdin films?
The cast of the Aladdin films varies across the four movies. Notable actors in the Aladdin film series include Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin, Jonathan Freeman, Frank Welker, Gilbert Gottfried, Dan Castellaneta, Jason Alexander, Jim Cummings, John Rhys-Davies, C.C.H. Pounder, Mena Massoud, Will Smith, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, and Alan Tudyk.
Is the Aladdin series the work of the same director?
The Aladdin films are the work of multiple directors. Ron Clements and John Musker directed Aladdin ’92, Tad Stones and Alan Zaslove directed The Return of Jafar, Tad Stones directed Aladdin and the King of Thieves, and Guy Ritchie directed Aladdin 2019.
What is the best Aladdin film?
Aladdin ’92 isgenerally considered to be the strongest film in the collection, although each entry has a dedicated fanbase.
According to IMDb the Aladdin films are ranked as follows:
- Aladdin (1992) – 8.0/10
- Aladdin (2019) – 7.0/10
- Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1996) – 6.4/10
- Aladdin: The Return of Jafar (1994) – 5.9/10
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