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1!!Franchise works with their own Awesome Moments pages:˛* ''[[Awesome/AladdinTheReturnOfJafar The Return of Jafar]]''˛* ''Awesome/AladdinTheSeries''˛* ''Awesome/AladdinAndTheKingOfThieves''˛˛!!The Disney film˛[[quoteright:350:]] ˛[[caption-width-right:350:Prince Ali, amorous he, Ali Ababwa!]]˛˛* Aladdin's IndyPloy at the climax of the movie. He has nothing except his wits and agility, and he wins.˛* "One Jump Ahead". It establishes in the first five minutes that the hero of this movie is ''already'' a badass; it's the story of how [[TookALevelInBadass he became an even]] ''[[TookALevelInBadass bigger]]'' [[TookALevelInBadass badass]].˛* One for the Sultan has an EstablishingCharacterMoment. When the latest prince walks off in a rage, Sultan goes to ask Jasmine what happened. Cue Rajah showing up, with shredded underwear in his mouth. The Sultan gets into a tug-of-war with a tiger, and then angrily asks Jasmine if she set her pet on Achmed. He may be oblivious to Jafar's machinations, but the Sultan is a good man through and through.˛* [[ Jafar after he wishes to be the most powerful sorcerer in the world.]] He effortlessly humiliates the characters while singing his VillainSong, a [[DarkReprise mocking reprise]] of a previous song that praised the hero. The scene ends with some of the most [[EvilLaugh psychotic laughter ever recorded.]] [[note]]The only evil laugh known to beat this evil laugh would be that of Pat Carroll as Ursula. But that's because Pat Carroll may have ''actually been insane at the time''. Or, you know, on something. We're still not sure...[[/note]]˛** When he sends Aladdin packing in the palace tower, [[LargeHam Jafar uses his staff to whack it into orbit like he's teeing off at the first hole of the Masters]]. Epic.˛* The titular hero himself gets his own Moment of Awesome in the rematch, however - even though Jafar is just as powerful and seemingly just as unbeatable the second time around - by [[DidYouJustScamCthulhu tricking him into wishing for]] ''[[DidYouJustScamCthulhu even more power]]''... which comes with some [[PowerAtAPrice rather significant drawbacks.]]˛** The best part is that Aladdin has the balls to [[DidYouJustFlipOffCthulhu mock him about it at the same time]].˛--->'''Aladdin:''' Not so fast, Jafar! [[DidntThinkThisThrough Aren't you forgetting something?]]˛--->'''Jafar:''' Huh?˛--->'''Aladdin:''' You wanted to be a genie? You got it!˛--->'''Jafar:''' ''(as genie manacles appear on his arms)'' [[BigWhat What!?]]˛--->'''Aladdin:''' ''(holds up Jafar's new lamp)'' [[BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor And everything that goes with it!]]˛--->'''Jafar:''' ''[[OhCrap No!!!]]'' '''''[[BigNo NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO--!!!!!]]'''''˛--->'''Iago:''' I'm getting out of here! ''(gets grabbed by Jafar)''˛--->'''Aladdin:''' ''(as Jafar is sucked into the lamp along with Iago)'' [[IronicEcho Phenomenal cosmic powers!]]˛--->'''Iago:''' Come on, you're the genie! I don't wanna go inside- ''(gets sucked into the lamp)''˛--->'''Aladdin:''' [[BondOneLiner Itty-bitty living space.]]\˛'''Genie:''' Al! You little genius, you!˛** Look at the entire Disney canon. Aladdin proves to be one of the very few heroes who win the day not through [[BiggerStick violence]] or [[DisneyDeath accident]], but through his own intelligence and humility, putting him in the same group as WesternAnimation/{{Mulan}}, [[WesternAnimation/{{Zootopia}} Judy Hopps]], [[WesternAnimation/TheGreatMouseDetective Basil of Baker Street]], WesternAnimation/{{Moana}}, and [[WesternAnimation/RayaAndTheLastDragon Raya]]˛** Likewise, while Genie!Jafar does get LaserGuidedKarma for it immediately afterward, his AGodAmI speech -- complete with him literally '''''juggling planets''''' -- is still quite an adrenaline rush:˛--->'''Genie!Jafar:''' [[EvilIsHammy Yes...! YEEEESSS!!!]] [[EvilIsHammy THE POWER...!!!!!]] ''[[ChewingTheScenery THE ABSOLUTE POWEEEEEEER!!!!!!!!!!!]]'' '''[[ChewingTheScenery THE UNIVERSE IS MIIINE TO COMMAAAAAAND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!]] ''[[ChewingTheScenery TO CONTROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!]]'''''˛* Pretty much any time Genie's on screen. Could also count as a SugarWiki/{{Funny Moment|s}} and Awesome Music for his musical numbers "Friend Like Me" and "Prince Ali".˛** The "Prince Ali" sequence is particularly spectacular. ''[[ This]]'', my friends, is how you grant a wish with all the trimmings.˛** The film's amazing orchestra, sadly, was severely muted for this number so as not to drown out the sound effects. The original instrumental track has been found and restored. [[ You've never heard "Prince Ali" like this before!]]˛* Another one for Aladdin: After Jafar's brilliantly intricate plan to do away with Aladdin seemingly succeeds, he mesmerizes the Sultan into allowing him to marry Princess Jasmine. When Jasmine states that she wants to marry Prince Ali (a.k.a. Aladdin), Jafar tells her the news, in his best fake mournful voice. Then, out of nowhere:˛-->'''Aladdin:''' Better check your crystal ball again, Jafar!˛** Aladdin then proceeds to march right in, grab Jafar's snakehead staff and smash it on the ground, freeing the Sultan from Jafar's spell.˛* Jasmine herself confidently wows Aladdin by showing just how quickly she can master the art of vaulting from roof to roof.˛* Right after the Genie's song-and-dance, reality-warping DisneyAcidSequence introduction, Aladdin effortlessly [[DidYouJustScamCthulhu tricks him into providing a "free" wish]] -- by prodding his ego until the Genie whisks him and Abu out of the cave. Cements Aladdin's reputation as a GuileHero ''par excellence''.˛** Later, when the Genie realizes what Aladdin did, it leads to one of his many SugarWiki/FunnyMoments!˛-->'''Genie:'''...(''JawDrop'') Well, I feel sheepish. (''turns into a [[{{Pun}} sheep]]'') All right, you baaaah-d boy, but no more freebies!˛* The entire sequence where Aladdin, Abu, and the carpet try to fly out of the Cave of Wonders while lava shoots everywhere.˛* Jasmine revealing her identity to Jafar's guards, and making them tremble.˛-->'''Jasmine:''' Unhand him! [''pulls off her hood''] By order of the ''princess''!\˛'''Razoul:''' [[OhCrap Princess Jasmine!]] [''kneels down and forces Aladdin down on his knees, the guards kneel down'']\˛'''Aladdin:''' The ''princess?''\˛'''Abu:''' The princess?!\˛'''Razoul:''' What are you doing outside the palace, and with this street rat?\˛'''Jasmine:''' That's not your concern. Do as I command, release him!\˛'''Razoul:''' I would, Princess. Except my orders come from'll have to take it up with him.\˛'''Jasmine: ''' Believe me, [[DeathGlare I will!]]˛** Jasmine was one of the first heroines of Disney to break the prototype of placid Disney Heroines.˛*** No only that, but Aladdin himself is the first male in the lead role in a princess story by Disney, and actually has a fleshed out personality. ˛** When the Sultan tries to brush the whole thing under the rug and get back to finding Jasmine a husband, she makes it clear that she is ''not'' letting it go.˛--->'''Jasmine [To Jafar]:''' At least some good will come out of my being forced to marry. When I am queen I will have the power to get rid of you!˛* While on the rooftop watching fireworks, Jasmine finally gets Aladdin to confess his identity by tripping him up with a question about Abu. Just Carpet's "facepalm" cements it. She just caught him off guard and he fell right into her trap.˛* Carpet being the best wingman ever and giving Aladdin that extra push for TheBigDamnKiss with Jasmine. One wonders if they would've spent the whole night just looking into each others eyes if he hadn't.˛* Aladdin telling off a rich jerk who is visiting Jasmine at the start of the movie (the guy nearly ran over some kids and was ready to whip them for it):˛-->'''Aladdin:''' If I were as rich as you, I could afford some manners.˛** After getting kicked into the mud by the snobby prince, Aladdin arguably gets the last laugh by loudly saying "Look at that, Abu! It's not every day you see a horse with ''two'' rear ends." '''BURN.'''˛** Even more awesome if you know what happens later. Not only does the prince get humiliated by Rajah and sent home packing, but the very "street rat" he'd insulted earlier ends up marrying princess Jasmine instead. ˛* "How dare you? All of you! Standing around, deciding my future? I am not a prize to be won!" A lot of people have applauded Jasmine's outburst there. Even Jafar, who cares nothing for Jasmine's feelings, looks uncomfortable at her words.˛* The Carpet is only a secondary character with nary a word to say - but variants on his leitmotif get a lot of use because that's what's being used in all the flight scenes and there's a lot of them. The Cave Of Wonders escape? A lot of that is based on Carpet's theme.˛* Aladdin and Jasmine's chemistry. From the very moment they meet, they show what a great team they make. Unlike previous Disney couples, they actually help each other in distress and talk about their problems with each other. ˛* How Aladdin and Jasmine meet. Aladdin was smitten with Jasmine the moment he laid eyes on her but he snaps out of his trance enough to actually help her out when he saw she was in danger. ˛** Jasmine is also incredibly quick on the uptake when Aladdin jumps in to help her in the marketplace and whispers for her to play along. She quickly realises what he's doing and plays along enough to convince the baffled street vendor. She even improvises talking to a random camel like it's her doctor. This buys them time when Abu inadvertently reveals he pickpocketed the vendor.˛** Although he didn't realise it, Aladdin retroactively saved the street vendor from a very nasty fate. Imagine what would have happened if he'd gone through with the punishment and then discovered he'd ''cut off the hand of the princess''.˛* After Jafar takes over and enslaves both the Sultan and Jasmine, he tries to have her marry him. Jasmine's response? Grab a glass of wine (or, more likely, pomegranate juice, as devout Muslims don't touch alcohol) and [[DidYouJustFlipOffCthulhu throw it directly into Jafar's face]]. Most powerful being on Earth though he may be, Jasmine will ''not'' submit to him.˛* Jafar tries to make Genie use his magic to force Jasmine to love him. The Genie...says no. Part of it is the rules, but he takes the time to explain to Jafar that he not only doesn't want to do it, but he also can't do it. Best of all, Jafar arguing with him creates a distraction for Aladdin and Abu to alert Jasmine they're in the room, but to keep mum. ˛* In the end, everyone gets what they wanted. Genie gets his freedom and Aladdin and Jasmine are allowed to marry.˛* Abu saving Aladdin right before Jafar can [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness plunge a dagger into him as "thanks" for recovering the lamp]], and managing to steal the lamp right from under Jafar's nose even as he tosses the monkey back into the collapsing Cave of Wonders.˛* Jasmine is able to distract Jafar to help Aladdin get the lamp simply by fooling him into thinking Genie's wish to make her love him worked. She's even willing to kiss him to preserve the ruse. Sadly Jafar sees Aladdin's reaction in her crown through sheer bad luck.


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