Thief and the Cobbler
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It has taken many years to create this beautifully (made without computer generated graphics) animated fairy tale that was begun before Disney started making Aladdin. The story is quite basic as it chronicles the exploits of the plucky Arabian princess Yum Yum, and the good-hearted shoemaker Tack who team up to take on the evil warrior One-Eye and his corrupt cohort from Yum Yum's father's court, Zigzag, to save old Baghdad. Their adventure begins when the villains steal the three gold balls that were magically placed upon the tallest minaret in town. This balls are said to protect… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 33%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An Aladdin rip-off burdened by songs so dreadful that even Academy voters will refuse to nominate them."
‑ Mike Clark, USA Today
"It is a brutal triumph of style and a bitter fiasco of substance."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat
"A must for family viewing."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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