Genie Jafar: What? Nothing in the World (Quite Like a Friend) You're Only Second Rate. Aladdin and the Return of Jafar is a 1994 animated film. The next day, Aladdin and the Sultan depart to have a discussion at a place suggested by Iago. Abis Mal realizes that Jafar will never grant his third wish, and swears revenge on Aladdin and his friends. One of the highlights of the live-action remake of the Disney classic for many was Marwan Kenzari's portrayal of Jafar… He is always accompanied by his sarcastic, devious pet parrot, Iago. Abu and Rajah discover Iago in the garden and chase him into the banquet. Though the film received mixed to negative reviews, it sold 15 million VHS tapes and grossing, more than $300 million on a budget of approximately $5 million, making it one of the best-selling films on home video. When Jafar's last wish was granted, he became the most powerful genie of all. Iago is given the task of finding the right master for Jafar to manipulate. Arabian Nights. Released on May 20, 1994, it was the first Disney direct-to-video animated film,[3] and marked the first American direct-to-video animated film. Meanwhile, Jafar, by luck, is found by Abis Mal. As in the film, Iago escapes from Jafar and does his best to respect Aladdin, Jasmine, Sora, Donald and Goofy, although Jafar coerces him into aiding him in his revenge, almost damaging Iago's friendship with Aladdin and Sora, but he redeems himself after taking a blow for Aladdin which almost claims his life. G 1994 Disney's epic adventure continues when the evil Jafar escapes from the magic lamp as an all-powerful genie, ready to plot his revenge against Aladdin. Get a sneak peek of the new version of this page. The film has all the style and fluidity of a Saturday morning cartoon, while various songs are bland and forgettable. [8] Stones also claimed that Williams participated in selecting Castellaneta to voice the Genie. The legend continues in Disney Aladdin: The Return of Jafar the second movie in Aladdin's magical saga! Jafar desires to be free so that he can get revenge on Aladdin and rule Agrabah, but needs Mal's co-operation to do this. He also makes a cameo appearance in Hercules and appeared as the primary villain some Disney and Aladdin video games. The Return of Jafar He splits open the Palace gardens, creating a pool of lava and traps Aladdin on a sinking rock. In gratitude, Aladdin keeps Iago on the palace grounds, promising to speak with the Sultan on Iago's behalf. Mena Massoud played a live-action version of the character in a live action adap… Aladdin asks the Sultan to pardon Iago, but Jasmine is dismayed that Aladdin never confided in her. The repetitive storyline doesn't do the movie any favors, and even at a running time of 69-minutes, doldrums set in almost immediately. He is severely injured by Jafar, but he kicks the lamp into the lava, destroying Jafar. "GRANNY'S GONNA GRAB YA! At the evening banquet, the Sultan announces Aladdin is the new grand vizier. Pocahontas sets off on a journey to England with Meeko, Flit, and Percy. Iago is given the task of finding the right master for Jafar to manipulate. It is the first sequel to the 1992 film Aladdin, and serves as the pilot to the Aladdin animated series. Shipped with USPS Media Mail. You May Like. Despite Aladdin sealing the lamp in the palace dungeon, the greedy Peddler breaks into the dungeon and frees Jafar, unleashing his fury on Agrabah until he is defeated by Sora and company. Former vizier-usurper Jafar was banished to a genie lamp, but is dug up by ambitious simpleton crook Abis Mal, whom Jafar manages to manipulate his three wishes so he can regain his power and return to Agrabah for revenge. Genie is finally back and must take on a magic duel against Jafar, whose dirty tricks land Aladdin and Jasmine in the dungeons. So why did Jafar save Aladdin from falling over the waterfall. Genie: SPIDERS! Aladdin rescues Iago as Jafar's magic is undone, restoring the Palace gardens and Flying Carpet. Aladdin turns corner to find Iago panting for breath, Disney pegs Numan Acar for villainous role in Guy Ritchie’s Aladdin, Kristen Bell reveals why it took so long to greenlight ‘Frozen 2’, Robin Williams' Will Stops 'Aladdin 4' from Using Genie Outtakes. Shipping and handling. Jaq and Gus create a storybook based on three events that happened after the first film. Isabella is similar in appearance to Jafar (except his clothing is green). He is voiced by American actor Scott Weinger, while his singing voice is provided by Brad Kane. Favorite "The Disney Afternoon" TV Series, WatchMojo: Top 10 Worst Straight to DVD Disney Sequels. Instead of the film receiving a theatrical release, Steve Feldstein, director of public relations for Disney's home video division, stated the decision to release The Return of Jafar on home video was due to time constraints claiming that "to put the film in the theatrical pipeline would have taken up to five years", but releasing it on home video would take "less than two years." Aladdin and Abu have settled in the palace of Agrabah with Princess Jasmine and her father, the Sultan. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? "[10] Likewise, due to an expanding video market, Disney claimed demand from theatrical and video audiences for Aladdin and other characters was another reason for a speedy follow-up. From the stars of "The Good Place" to a pair of "Pretty Little Liars," check out our gallery of celebrity besties. Sora must fight Jafar in Genie form, surrounded by a lava pit with raising and lowering levels, while Iago flies above with Jafar's lamp. 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Imagine him as a genie with all the powers in the world! Aladdin ultimately declines the Sultan's offer to become the vizier, instead opting to see the world with Jasmine, much to Iago's chagrin. Castellaneta does the best he can with the material, but generally comes up short (particularly when compared with Robin Williams's manic performance from the original). When Lady Tremaine steals the Fairy Godmother's wand and changes history, it's up to Cinderella and her mouse friends to restore the timeline and reclaim her prince. In addition, in The Return of Jafar, Jafar was not outside of using loopholes to bypass the ban on Genies killing people via having Abis Mal arrange Aladdin's murder for him or using the environment to have death becomes an oppressive inevitability during the final battle, and was proven to not mind the Genies cannot kill rule because \"you'd be surprised at what you can live through\", implying that he could torture people to the fullest extent without killing them. You can't even get rid of a lowly street rat. It was titled The Return of Aladdin. Condition is "Good". Genie: Gotcha! Upon their arrival, Jasmine announces to Aladdin a surprise which the Sultan intends to reveal at this evening's dinner. While chasing Iago, Aladdin has a run-in with Abis Mal and some of his men, but is saved by Iago. Aladdin is a fictional character and the titular protagonist of Walt Disney Pictures' 31st animated feature film Aladdin (1992) based on Aladdin, a folk tale of Middle Eastern origin. Well even if Aladdin did end up winning the day, I think Jafar is still a pretty cool bad dude. Meanwhile, in the desert, Iago escapes from Jafar's lamp. He returns to Agrabah, hoping to convince Aladdin that he had served Jafar only because he had hypnotized him just like the Sultan. In this animated Disney tale, Aladdin (Scott Weinger), Princess Jasmine (Linda Larkin) and the gang are not as free of the menacing sorcerer Jafar (Jonathan Freeman) as they think. Another direct-to-video sequel, Aladdin and the King of Thieves, followed in 1996. His egotistic formerly trusted parrot Iago has already managed to cash in on the palace's gratitude, but is facing conflicting loyalties when his former master reveals himself to him. [5][7] The idea was initially met with some resistance from then-Disney Feature Animation president Peter Schneider and then-Disney CEO Michael Eisner who felt it would cheapen Disney's brand. Meanwhile, Jafar has escaped the Cave of Wonders. Was this review helpful to you? A kindhearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true. Songs With Lyrics. *turns into the exterminator from Arachnophobia* Things could get ugly! Advertisement: Some time after Aladdin defeated the evil sorcerer Jafar, he is living with Jasmine in the Sultan's palace in Agrabah, adjusting to his new life as an incredibly rich guy. Disney Heroes personality test [11], The Return of Jafar was first released on VHS in the United States on May 20, 1994, being the first installment of Walt Disney Home Video collection series. The sultan is grooming Aladdin as new vizier, future son-in-law and heir to the throne of Agrabah, stirring palatial unrest. Simba's daughter is the key to a resolution of a bitter feud between Simba's pride and the outcast pride led by the mate of Scar. 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