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    Here's How The "Aladdin" Remake Compares Side-By-Side With The Original

    You ain't never had a friend like me (except once back in 1992).

    So let's cut to the chase, the new Aladdin trailer dropped this week and, ya'll, it looks positively MAGICAL.

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    Unbelievable sights! Indescribable feelings!

    While the film definitely has a flair all it's own, as a life-long Disney fanatic, it's difficult not to notice the MANY nods to the framing and layout of the original.

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    So, here's how some of the classic moments showcased in the full-length trailer compare to the 1992 original:

    We begin, of course, with the titular Aladdin (Mena Massoud) staying ~one jump ahead~ of some bumbling guards with some expert-level parkour moves:

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    Then, we see the stunning Princess Jasmine (Naomi Scott) in disguise, the VERY moment our beloved street rat sees her for the first time:

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    And Aladdin appears JUST as immediately enamored with her in the live-action version as the animated one:

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    We also see a few glimpses of Mr. Royal Vizer himself, Jafar (Marwan Kenzari), who...let's be real, has experienced the glow-up of the century:

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    Next, as promised by Jafar in his voiceover, we see the incredible Cave of Wonders (which is, shockingly, not a euphemism):

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    While inside the Cave of Wonders, we get a closer looks at the absolutely ADORABLE Abu, Aladdin's mischievous primate-in-crime:

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    Aladdin approaches the lamp with caution, while he's surrounded by a virtual butt-ton of gold:

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    Then, after Aladdin rubs the lap (which again is, shockingly, not a euphemism) we see the all-powerful Genie (Will Smith), who is certainly blue (da ba dee da ba daa):

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    We also get a little snippet of the Genie performing his iconic tune, "Friend Like Me," which smacked me over the head with a type of nostalgia that I wasn't prepared to feel on a weekday:

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    Once outside of the Cave of Wonders, Aladdin asks the Genie to "make him a prince" and, a few puns later, we see Aladdin as Prince Ali (perhaps you've heard of him? He's got the monkeys, let's see the monkeys!):

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    But let us not forget, at the end of the day, this is a LOVE STORY. We see Prince Ali ask Princess Jasmine the ultimate question, "Do you trust me?", mirroring the moment in the original that ruined all non-animated men for me until my mid-20's:

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    Then the two take off on their magic carpet ride, belting "A Whole New World," immediately sending goosebumps down every part of me covered in skin:

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    The trailer then goes on to show a few more quick flashes, including a glimpse of the Genie in his human form performing what HAS to be the ultimate wingman song, "Prince Ali":

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    And the part of the original that no one talks about when Jafar straight-up tries to The Godfather Aladdin by tying him to a weight of some kind and dropping him into the ocean:

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    And this part where Princess Jasmine looks hella mad, which I'm hoping is the part in the original when she's all "I am NOT a prize to be won!":

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    So yeah, there ya have it! Are you pumped to see this?! What part of the trailer was your favorite? Please share in the comments below!

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