Aladdin

critic Reviews

57% Rotten Tomatometer Score57%
  • Aladdin retells its classic source material's story with sufficient spectacle and skill, even if it never approaches the dazzling splendor of the animated original.
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    Julian Lytleidobi.com
    An unimaginative remake that can be entertaining but feels empty and forgettable.
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    Damian LevyJamaica Gleaner
    There's enough here to make the film stand out on its own. Whether it stands out for the right reasons is up to the viewer.
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    Edward PorterSunday Times (UK)
    An unsubtle, fast-moving film with plenty of jokes and a visual style that would suit a themed Las Vegas hotel, it's certainly not an all-time Disney great, but I can see it being a half-term hit.
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    Nathaniel RogersThe Film Experience
    The design is gawdy without the joy of camp. The pacing is manic. The editing is bizarre.
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    Daniel BarnesDare Daniel
    You can never unsee dance sequences directed by Guy Ritchie.
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    Paul McGuire GrimesKSTP-TV
    My wish is that this would have been a better movie. The Disney whimsy and magic is lacking in Aladdin.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Katie Smith-WongFlick Feast
    Thankfully, Aladdin is not a shot-for-shot remake, which gives Ritchie room to provide his own unique take. In turn, he incorporates little touches amid clever chase scenes and entertaining dialogue to lift the film.
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    Jeff YorkCreative Screenwriting
    The film is breathless, while never taking a breath, and when everything is big, brassy, and bold, even a manic genie has trouble standing out.
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    Mathew DeKinderSuburban Journals of St. Louis
    "Aladdin" delivers the goods, especially when the music is playing, and while it may not be exactly what you wished for, it's close enough.
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    Christy LemireFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    It's fine... A very straightforward, big spectacle musical.
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