Aladdin

critic Reviews

, 57% Rotten Tomatometer Score
  • 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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    Christy LemireFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    It's fine... A very straightforward, big spectacle musical.
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    Esther ZuckermanThrillist
    It's bizarre in a way that's sometimes funny-bad and sometimes just bad-bad.
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    Wenlei MaNews.com.au
    Everything about Aladdin is big, and yet feels small at the same time. Its lavish production design and costuming also has the effect of looking more like a stage production than an epic movie.
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    Kim NewmanSight & Sound
    Massoud's parkour-practising Aladdin and Naomi Scott's glass-ceiling-smashing Princess Jasmine aren't really allowed space to develop readings of the roles when Smith is due to pop out of a lamp at any moment to murder a song or flog a comedy routine
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    Michael SragowFilm Comment Magazine
    Disney's remake of Aladdin features human actors and digital creatures, but don't call it "live-action." Maladroit and overlong, its resting state is moribund.
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    Aramide TinubuStylecaster
    Aladdin wasn't perfect, but nothing will ever live up to the classic '92 version. Still, if you have a kiddo, or if you're still a big kid at heart, we certainly recommend it.
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    M.N. MillerReady Steady Cut
    While Smith and Massoud do display some buddy chemistry, it’s Naomi Scott’s fierce performance as Jasmine that’s the real showstopper.
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    Brian EggertDeep Focus Review
    The characters of Ritchie's film feel like they're trying to replicate better performances than they could ever hope to achieve.
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    David GonzalezReel Talk Inc.
    Aladdin does not try to reinvent the wheel, but it made sure it didnt break it. The film is a welcomed addition to the Disney live-action library.
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    Lonita CookKCTV5 News at 9
    Let me tell you: Will Smith is back.
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