Aladdin (2019)

Aladdin is an American musical fantasy film that grossed $1.046 billion over a $183 million budget, becoming the 6th-highest-grossing film of 2019 and the 35th-highest-grossing film of all time.  It’s based on the folk collection One Thousand and One Nights, and is a remake of Aladdin (2019).  It’s rated PG for mild fantasy themes (in Australia).  The following are the 10 most recent Rotten Tomatoes critical reviews for the film.


Top Critic
May 27, 2019
The new telling brings little that feels essential, and the missing elements-chiefly, the controlled chaos and unbridled comedy of the late Robin Williams’ vocal performance-have given the film’s candy-colored visual palate a homesick pall.
May 27, 2019
In short, it’s a whole old world.
May 24, 2019
Marwan Kenzari snarls it up as the villainous Jafar, while Nasim Pedrad is endearing and funny as Jasmine’s handmaiden and best friend Dalia…
May 24, 2019
There are efforts made, whether through good faith or just market savvy, to update Princess Jasmine into a people’s champion who might prefer ruling to romance. Enough to make you wish the Disney people had gone whole hog and just called it Jasmine.
Top Critic
May 24, 2019
With “Aladdin,” they’ve done the leveling with just enough style and pizazz that most moviegoers won’t care that it’s a retread, and the leads are good enough to make you hope they’ll go on to something real.
May 24, 2019
Smith understandably didn’t want to compete with Williams, but as the big, blue, top-knotted Genie, he’s uncharacteristically bland. Even the magic carpet in this movie looks bummed out.
September 7, 2019
The core of the films may remain the same, but there are enough differences for them to feel like unique experiences. It’s … the changes to the characters, their motivations, and the approach to the narrative which make them more individual.
September 4, 2019
Guy Ritchie’s remake is mediocre, time filling fodder and that’s about the best compliment I can give it.
August 23, 2019
Fun-time singalong – four stars of family entertainment.
August 17, 2019
Aladdin surpasses previous Disney remakes with its unique aesthetic and welcome updates to the original, but some aspects still hold it back from true greatness.
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