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19 Things You Might Not Know About “Aladdin”

Including the giant movie star that Aladdin's face was modeled after.

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3. Scott Weinger, the voice of Aladdin, also played DJ’s boyfriend Steve on Full House.

There is even an inside joke about it in the episode were they go to Disney World, in which Steve shows up briefly dressed as Aladdin.

4. Originally, Aladdin was not an orphan, he had a mother, to whom he sang the touching song "Proud of Your Boy." Eventually, both she and the song were cut from the story.

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6. Aladdin borrows many elements from the 1940 film The Thief of Bagdad, particularly the characters of the evil Vizier (who was named Jaffar) and the Sultan.


12. There is a long-standing rumor that in the balcony scene Aladdin says, “Good teenagers take off their clothes.” But what he is actually saying is, “Nice kitty, take off and go.”

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The dialogue was changed to "Down, kitty" for the 2004 DVD release.


16. It was originally going to be revealed that the street merchant, seen in the beginning of the film, was really the Genie in disguise.


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