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NOTE: This article is about the incarnation of Jafar from the 2019 movie. The mainstream version can be found here: Jafar (Disney).
Another petty insult from that slow-minded fool. He sees a city where I see an empire. Once that lamp sits in my hand, then I shall sit on his throne.
~ Jafar commenting over his goal to overthrow the Sultan and take over Agrabah.

Jafar is the main antagonist of the 2019 film Aladdin, the live-action remake of the 1992 animated feature film of the same name. He is the power-hungry Grand Vizier of Agrabah who plots to become Sultan and destroy the nearby kingdom of Sherebad by acquiring the lamp containing the Genie. He is also based off his original incarnation with the same name.

He was portrayed by Marwan Kenzari.

Biography

Finding the Diamond in the Rough

Jafar debuts in the desert with his pet parrot, Iago, where they lured an unwitting prisoner they hired to enter the Cave of Wonders. However, the Cave rejects the prisoner by burying him in the sand as it finds him to be unworthy, much to Jafar's frustration. The Cave then tells Jafar that only the "diamond in the rough" is worthy enough to enter.

At the palace's dungeon, Jafar orders the palace guards (led by Hakim) to examine more prisoners to find the "Diamond in the Rough", but none of them prove to be as the cave described and are sent away. The jailer asks Jafar why he must go to such lengths, reminding him that he is second only to the Sultan, which Jafar points out as being his problem, as he desires to be the Sultan of Agrabah himself. The jailer goes on to say that, since he is not of royal blood, it would be impossible for him to become Sultan, enraging Jafar and prompting him to rant to the jailer about the tribulations he has gone through to get where he is, including spending 5 years in a Sherebad jail. Jafar then angrily declares that he no longer needs the jailer before shoving the latter down a pit to his death.

Meeting Aladdin

After Princess Jasmine's rejection of Prince Anders, Jafar speaks to the Sultan and advises him to declare war on Sherebad and overtake it before it does the same, though the Sultan disagrees, as Sherebad poses no threat to Agrabah. With his attempt having failed, Jafar uses his Staff to hypnotize the Sultan into agreeing with him, only for Princess Jasmine to come across them and snap her father out of Jafar's trance by questioning his decision to wage war on both the kingdom where her mother was born and an ally of Agrabah. Jafar is quick to point out that they would never have to worry about having allies if she had decided to marry Prince Anders, with the Sultan also agreeing that Jasmine should stay in line with Agrabah's traditions and marry royalty, since she cannot be Sultan herself. The Sultan then turns to Jafar and reminds him to know his place as well, and, reluctantly, he agrees to do so. Outside in the hall, Jafar speaks to Jasmine and tells her that, despite how difficult things seem, she will be happier once she remembers that she is to be "seen, not heard" before leaving, much to Jasmine's annoyance.

The following night, Aladdin and Abu break into the palace in order to return Jasmine's bracelet that the latter stole before, unaware that they are being watched by Iago. Iago returns to his master and remarks that there is a thief in the palace and that he is a "diamond in the rough", before they both begin to watch him make his way through the palace. Following this, he alerts the guards to arrest Aladdin; however, instead of imprisoning him in the dungeon, Jafar takes him to the desert, where the two meet. He introduces himself and explains that he was once a street rat himself in Sherebad — showing off his pickpocketing skills by stealing the piece of Jasmine's headpiece Aladdin had promised to return — before telling him that Jasmine will never respect or love him since he is just a commoner, although he can make him rich enough to impress her if he helps him. Aladdin agrees, resulting in Jafar and his men taking him and Abu to the Cave of Wonders, where he is ordered to go inside and obtain the lamp, though he must not touch anything else.

Betraying Aladdin

Aladdin is able to enter the Cave and obtain the lamp, along with freeing a sentient magic carpet, only for Abu to take one of the Cave's gems, enraging it into trying to trap him forever, something which Jafar didn't expect. With the help from the magic carpet, Aladdin and Abu manage to make it to Jafar at the entrance of the cave. Aladdin begging him for help, but Jafar orders him to hand over the lamp. Jafar has him hand over the lamp first, but rather than help him get up, he steps on Aladdin's hand and pushes him back down. However, he is attacked by Abu in doing so. Once the cave closes, Jafar triumphantly leaves Aladdin behind as he is delighted in finally getting his hands on the lamp, only to realize that Abu had stolen it from him before being sent back down into the cave, making him scream out in rage. In the cave, Aladdin discovers that the lamp contains a magical Genie, who is initially confused to see him, remarking that there is supposed to be "a guy" who had Aladdin seek out the lamp so he could gain infinite wealth or power (indirectly referencing Jafar). As it turns out, Genie is tasked to grant the owner of the lamp three wishes (with the exception of murder, romance, resurrection, and wishing for more wishes), and that Jafar intended to seek the Genie to take over Agrabah for himself. After tricking the Genie into helping them escape the Cave without using a wish, Aladdin decides to use his first wish to become a prince named Ali in order to impress Jasmine.

A few moments later, Jafar bears witness to Aladdin arriving in Agrabah in a showy manner, and is present for his meeting with the Sultan and Jasmine, which ultimately does not go well yet results in the former inviting him to Agrabah's harvest celebration anyway. That night, Jafar confronts "Prince Ali" and plays along with his deception despite his suspicions, taking the opportunity to try and hypnotize him, only for Genie (in human form) to step in and lead Aladdin away; additionally remarking that Jafar must be "the guy". An annoyed Jafar has Iago spy on Aladdin following this, and, after he takes Jasmine on a magic carpet ride and convinces her that he has always been a prince and not a street rat when she deduces his identity, Jafar does the same once Iago returns to him. Jafar has his men kidnap Aladdin and reveals that he knows who he is, tying him to a chair and threatening to drop him into the sea unless he gives up the lamp. Stubbornly refusing to give in, Aladdin keeps up his Prince Ali facade and Jafar sends him to drown as a result, walking away upon believing he has died. However, Abu and Carpet manage to send him the lamp so the Genie can free him at the cost of his second wish.

Later, Jafar approaches the Sultan and claims to have overheard Ali plotting to wage war on Agrabah with Sherebad before escaping in the night, advising him to strike first. Jasmine then arrives to the scene and proves Jafar's claims false by revealing Aladdin, much to Jafar's surprise (though he takes delight in this as it confirms to him that Aladdin does have the lamp). Aladdin angrily states that Jafar tried to have him killed and take over the throne, but Jafar uses his staff on the Sultan once again, hypnotizing him into distrusting Aladdin. However, Aladdin spotted this and grabbed Jafar's staff before smashing it to pieces, proving Jafar's treacherous nature to the Sultan. As such, the Sultan angrily orders his guards to throw Jafar into the dungeon. Once there, Jafar attempts to appeal to Hakim to think about how quickly the sands of power shifts in the storm, but the latter furiously states that he is only loyal to the Sultan and law is the law. After this, Iago arrives with the cell keys and helps Jafar free himself. On the streets, Aladdin, while angry at the Genie for believing he has let his persona change him, bumps into a man on the street before going back to his old home. The man turns out to be Jafar in disguise, as he used his pick-pocketing ability to steal the lamp, immediately rubbing it and revealing himself to a horrified Genie.

Taking Over Agrabah

Returning back to the palace, Jafar is surrounded by the guards and confronted by the Sultan, Jasmine and Dalia, enduring their "spineless incompetence" before summoning the disheartened Genie to their amazement. Jafar uses his first wish to become the new Sultan of Agrabah, and uses his new position to order Hakim and the guards to apprehend Jasmine and her father while also telling them to rally the troops in preparation for war on Sherebad; even telling Jasmine to 'stay silent' when she objected to this. Eventually, Jasmine manages to appeal to Hakim's better nature, dismaying Jafar's claims of seeking to benefit all of Agrabah by pointing out that he only seeks glory for himself. Convinced by this, Hakim orders the guards to detain Jafar for his treason against the Sultan, but this made Jafar so furious upon seeing that he is not respected even as the Sultan, that he uses his second wish to become the most powerful sorcerer in the world. He immediately uses his new power to confine Hakim and all the guards, as well as Jasmine's pet tiger Rajah, into the dungeons before stopping Aladdin from stealing the lamp back. Jafar proceeds to expose Aladdin's facade to Jasmine, and then decides to kill him and Abu by banishing them to the ends of the earth, sending them to a frozen wasteland.

With his takeover of Agrabah complete and having seemingly defeated Aladdin and the royal guards, Jafar coldly reminded the Sultan about how he has always been told to know his place and that he forgets himself. However, rather than killing the Sultan, Jafar instead plans to make the Sultan suffer by making him watching himself rule over Agrabah and taking away what the Sultan cares the most by marrying Princess Jasmine for himself. Jasmine initially objected to this, but Jafar forced her to accept by threatening to choke both Dalia and the Sultan. At the wedding ceremony, Jafar demands for Jasmine to speed things up until she spots Aladdin and Abu returning on the magic carpet (previously sent by Genie), and rejects marrying the former before stealing the lamp and joining the two on the carpet. Enraged, Jafar orders Iago to go after the heroes and retrieve the lamp, further transforming him into a giant roc with his staff to do so, but this fails as the Sultan tackles him and forces him to drop his staff, returning Iago to normal and allowing Abu to nab the lamp for Aladdin. Being on the end of his temper, Jafar furiously summons his staff back to him after his henchmen detain the Sultan, and uses it to create a giant sand tornado that sends the heroes and the lamp back to the palace while tearing the magic carpet apart. He proceeds to imprison Jasmine, the Sultan and Dalia in giant bubbles and taunts Aladdin of his failure while boasting about his power and intentions to create an empire for himself through war until he has unified the world under his reign.

Defeat and Imprisonment

Before Jafar could kill Aladdin with his power, the latter cleverly points out that Jafar only has his power because of the Genie since the latter gave it to him in the first place. Jafar angrily stated that Genie only serves him, but Aladdin points out that Genie's servitude will end once Jafar uses his third wish and that he will always be "second best" compared to Genie unless he does something about it. Realizing this and being prompted by Iago's taunts, Jafar angrily declares that he will not be second best to anyone and uses his third wish to become the most powerful being in the universe so that he'll be more powerful than the Genie. Having caught onto what Aladdin is really planning, Genie notes that there is a lot of grey area in Jafar's wish, but happily grants it anyway. Laughing triumphantly, Jafar proceeds to transform into an omnipotent red being himself and revels in his new powers; declaring that he is no longer second best to anyone (including Genie) anymore.

As a start-off, Jafar orders Aladdin and the others to witness himself preparing an energy ball to destroy Sherebad in revenge for his poor upbringing, but he is quickly bound by shackles which prevent him from doing so, much to his horror. Aladdin and Genie then revealed to Jafar that the grey area in Jafar's last wish cost him his freedom as it gave Genie free interpretation to actually turn Jafar into a genie, and that Jafar will be bound to stay inside a new lamp until he gets a master to release him (since genies are not free entities). Realizing that he's been tricked to give away his freedom as he's being sucked into a new black lamp, Jafar angrily vows to get revenge on Aladdin once he is released, and grabs a fleeing Iago to join him in the lamp. With both Jafar and Iago finally imprisoned in the lamp, Genie happily sends them off to "cool off" for a thousand years inside the Cave of Wonders as punishment for their crimes.

With Jafar and Iago finally defeated, Rajah, Hakim and the guards are released from the dungeons, and Genie used his magic to fix and revive the magic carpet. Aladdin later used his third wish to grant Genie's freedom, allowing the latter to enter a new life with Dalia while being allowed by the Sultan to marry Jasmine.

Personality

Do you know what I had to do to get the power that I have? The sacrifices that I've made? The bodies that I've buried? The five years I spent in a Sherebad jail? People need to understand that they will pay for underestimating me! Second is not enough, and it will never be enough! That's why I need the lamp, and why I no longer need YOU!
~ Jafar expressing his sheer envy to the jailer before killing him.

Throughout the entire film, Jafar maintains his cunning and manipulative personality as witnessed through his interactions with the Sultan and Aladdin. Compared to his animated counterpart, however, he is portrayed as "an angry man" who is far more serious and an intense war hawk. He also serves as a foil and even a dark mirror to Aladdin as they came from the same background, only Jafar was whom Aladdin would have eventually become if not for the influence of both Genie and Princess Jasmine.

Having grown as a street rat in Sherabad and eventually a prisoner for 5 years, he has yearned for nothing more than the destruction of the kingdom that once oppressed him and will do anything to achieve his revenge against all who have wronged him. He has no qualms killing others for his ambitions or for being called "second best" (as he knocked a palace jailer down an empty well). Over time, his desire for a better life became a blind hunger for power, leading to him being unable to accept being beneath others so much when enraged he behaves rashly. This almost gets him in trouble with the Sultan, who orders him to "know his place" and leads to his imprisonment after Aladdin provokes his fury into becoming a genie.

His relationship with the Sultan slightly differs. While he maintains his resentment to the Sultan for his passive ways of ruling and alliance with Shirabad, the Sultan is willing to argue with Jafar for the sake of peace for Agrabah. When he becomes Sultan and a sorcerer, he wants the Sultan to suffer for constantly berating his status as beneath him.

In contrast to his animated counterpart's lust for Jasmine, Jafar utterly despises her likely because her mother is from Sherabad and because of her potential as Sultana. He also initially had no intention to marry her in hopes he could manipulate (most likely hypnotize as he tried with Aladdin) her suitor to prepare an army for invasion. To discourage her from entering the path, he attempts to encourage the latter to remain silent and unheard, but this backfires at the climax to the point where she defies his reign and turns the palace guards against him. His hatred of Jasmine extends to the point where he coerces her to marry him by threatening to kill the Sultan and Dalia, all just to spite her and make her suffer for her defiance against him.

Eventually, Jafar's arrogance proved to be his downfall as Aladdin exploited Jafar's hatred of being second-best and tricked him into wasting his final wish to become the most powerful being in the universe, fully aware that the grey area in that wish will allow Genie to turn Jafar into a jinn himself to be imprisoned inside a new lamp. When this was pointed out too late, Jafar proved to be in denial as he angrily blamed Aladdin for this; even when Aladdin and Genie rightfully pointed out that Jafar is to blame for sealing his own fate due to his arrogance, Jafar angrily refuses to accept this as he vows to kill Aladdin for this once he is released from his lamp, even spitefully dragging Iago with him when the latter tried to flee.

Powers and Abilities

  • As a former street rat, Jafar survived on his wits and cunning for years until he became the Grand Vizier of Agrabah. He is a master tactician and strategist as he can read one's character and use it to his advantage as demonstrated with the wise and pacifist sultan and the noble thief Aladdin. He also has good common sense and remarkable insight as he knew something was wrong about Prince Ali and was the second to realize he was an impostor through the maps and realized the only way Aladdin could survive his cave-in was through the lamp (which he realized Abu stole) and as such he used it to become a prince. What's more, using his own background, he recruited Aladdin through using his own origins to empathize his place. Even without his magic, Jafar proved to be very adaptable upon his escape as he used his street smarts to steal the lamp from Aladdin.
  • Through his Snake Staff, Jafar can hypnotize people to unconsciously do his bidding, but this only works if the user focuses on the red eyes of his staff. If the victim is interrupted, the pawn can revert to their consciousness.
  • In his study, it is also implied Jafar has studied forms of sorcery prior to his possession of the lamp such as astrology, alchemy and spell books.
  • Upon gaining possession of the lamp and his second wish to become the most powerful sorcerer there is, he gains a variety of new powers and is capable of telekinesis, transformation, immobilization and conjuring through his new staff. However, he is still limited to certain powers because he primarily relies on his staff to perform spells on other animated beings.
  • Upon his final wish to become the "most powerful being in the universe" but into a genie, he initially had the power to conjure energy into a destructive projectile until he is shackled to his new lamp - as a genie he would have near-unlimited magical powers akin to the Genie of the Lamp (if not slightly superior) : however, as a genie he was also given their weaknesses, without said weaknesses Genie Jafar would easily count among the most powerful entities in the Disney shared universe.

Quotes

Do you know what I had to do to get the power that I have? The sacrifices that I've made? The bodies that I've buried? The five years I spent in a Sherebad jail? People need to understand that they will pay for underestimating me! Second is not enough, and it will never be enough! That's why I need the lamp, and why I no longer need YOU!
~ Jafar expressing his envy to the jailer, before killing him.
You bring me the rough, but never a diamond. Take them away.
~ Jafar to the Guards about their failure to bring him the "diamond in the rough".
(Aladdin: Where am I?) In a world of trouble, boy. (Aladdin: That bracelet, is that what this is about? Because I didn't steal it, the handmaid...) What was a handmaid doing wearing the queen's bracelet? (Aladdin: The queen? No, she said that it belonged to her...) Mother. (scoffs) Well, at least she told the truth about one thing. (Aladdin: Are you saying that was the princess? I was talking to the...) She was toying with you. It amuses her to meet commoners. Did you actually think she liked you? (Aladdin puts Jasmine's hairpiece in his pocket) What do they call you? (Aladdin: Aladdin.) Aladdin, people like must be realistic if...(Aladdin: Us?) You see, I was once like you, (shows the hairpiece in his hand) a common thief. Only I thought bigger. Steal an apple and you're a thief. Steal a kingdom and you're a statesman. Only weak men stop there. You're either the most powerful man in the room or you're nothing. You, you stumbled upon an opportunity. I can make you rich. Rich enough to impress a princess, but nothing comes for free. (Aladdin: What would I have to do?) There's a cave nearby, and in it, a simple oil lamp. Retrieve it for me, and I will make you wealthy enough to impress a princess.
~ Jafar meeting Aladdin, telling him Jasmine's true identity and that he was once like him, and will supposedly make him rich if he gets him the lamp from the Cave of Wonders.
Your life begins now, Aladdin.
~ Jafar to Aladdin, when he agrees to enter the cave.
How about my foot?
~ Jafar betraying Aladdin by using his foot to push Aladdin back into the Cave rather than lending a hand to him.
GET OFF ME, MONKEY!!
~ Jafar pushing Abu back into the Cave after the latter attacked him for betraying Aladdin.
(Aladdin: Please, please, please. Gentlemen, I think there's been some sort of confusion. I don't think you know how I am.) Oh, no, no. I know who you are, Aladdin. (Aladdin: Aladdin?) (Iago: Aladdin.) (Aladdin: I don't know who that is. I'm Prince Ali...) (Iago: Street rat!) (Aladdin:...of Ababwa.) A prince from a kingdom that doesn't exist, who now possesses a magic carpet from the Cave of Wonders. Seems to me the only way that's possible... (Iago: Where's your monkey?) ...is if you found a certain treasure. My treasure. Where's the lamp? (Abu and Carpet fly with the lamp to help Aladdin) (Aladdin: There's clearly been some sort of misunderstanding. I'm Prince Ali.) If I throw you off of that balcony, and you are who you say you are, you will die a watery death. If you survive, it can only be because of the lamp, in which case I will have my answer. For the last time, where is the lamp? (Aladdin: Listen to me. I don't know who you think I am.) Goodbye, Aladdin.
~ Jafar confronting Aladdin after discovering his identity and tests whether or not he has the lamp before pushing him off the balcony to drown.
I overheard Prince Ali talking to his advisor about returning with an army to conquer Agrabah. (Sultan: What?) Now it appears he's fled in the night. (Sultan: Jasmine.) (Jasmine: You heard him say this, Jafar, and you saw him leave?) (Iago: Uh-oh.) Yes, with my own ears and my own eyes. So, what's the problem now, Princess? (Jasmine: This is the problem, Jafar. If what you say is true, then why is Prince Ali still here?) (Aladdin: Your Majesty.) Prince Ali, this is a surprise. (Aladdin: Your Highness, your advisor's not who he says he is.) Oh. I'm not who I say I am? (Jasmine: Baba, he tried to kill Prince Ali.) (Sultan: Jafar, can you explain this to me?) Yes. (Jafar hypnotizes the Sultan with his staff) My Sultan, you know my loyalty belongs to you. (Sultan: Your loyalty...your loyalty...) Yes. (Sultan: Prince Ali, you invited yourself into our city, and we welcomed you as our guest. But I believe your intentions are...deceitful. You're a grave danger to Agrabah and you shall be dealt with as such.) (Jasmine: Baba, what are you saying?) (Sultan: Enough, Jasmine! Jafar told me of Prince Ali's ambition.) (Aladdin: (quietly) His staff.) (Sultan: He's here for my throne. Hakim!) (Aladdin grabs the staff from Jafar and smashes it, snapping the Sultan out of his trance.) (Jasmine: Baba?) (Sultan: What happened?) (Aladdin: He had you under a spell.) He's not to be trusted, Your Majesty. (Aladdin: He wants your throne.) (Sultan: Jafar! You were my most trusted advisor. Hakim! Put him in the dungeon!)
~ Jafar hypnotizing the Sultan to turn him against Aladdin after discovering he has survived, only for Aladdin to destroy his staff, thus exposing Jafar of his treacherous nature.
Why leave when the city belongs to me now? (Sultan: It's over, Jafar.) (Iago: Over for you!) I've endured your spineless incompetence for long enough now! (Sultan: Hakim!) (Iago: Old fool.) (Jafar rubs the lamps and Genie appears.) Genie! For my first wish, I wish to be sultan of Agrabah! (Sultan: What?) (Genie: As you wish, Master.) (Jasmine: No!)
~ Jafar announcing his takeover of Agrabah by making his first wish to be sultan.
I told you before to think bigger. You could have been the most powerful man in the room. But now I hold the lamp. I hope the power. (Aladdin: You can't find what you're looking for in that lamp, Jafar. I tried and failed, and so will you.) You think so, but I am sultan! I am the greatest sorcerer has ever seen! I will create an empire that history cannot ignore. I can destroy cities. I can destroy kingdoms. (Jafar brings Aladdin over to him using his staff) And I can destroy you. (Aladdin: True. But who made you a sultan? Who made you a sorcerer? There will always be something, some man, some being more powerful than you.) (Genie: What are you doing?) (Aladdin: Genie gave you your power, and he can take it away.) He serves me! (Aladdin: For now. But you'll never have more power than the genie. You said it yourself. You're either most powerful in the room or you're nothing. You'll always be second.) (Iago: Second, second! (laughs)) Second?! Only second? He serves me!! I will make sure no one will ever say these words again. Genie! For my final wish, I wish to become the most powerful being in the universe. More powerful than you! (Genie: A lot of grey area in that wish, but, uh, most powerful being in the universe coming right up!) (Jafar laughs as he transformed into a genie) The most powerful in the universe, AT LAST, second to no one. And I thought I had power before. First, I'll lay waste to those fools in Sherebad! (Jafar attempts to destroy Sherebad with his new powers, but is bound by shackles, which prevent him from doing so. Genie smiles at Jafar) What have you done to me? (Aladdin: I haven't done anything to you, Jafar.) WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO ME?!! (Aladdin: This was your wish, not mine. A genie might have phenomenal cosmic powers...) (Genie: But an itty-bitty living space. You see, a genie without a master goes back in their lamp.) (Jafar gasps as a black lamp appears to drag him in) No!! Not the lamp! No, no, no!!!! I will NOT forget you, boy!! Mark my words: I will NOT forget what you have done to me!! (Iago: Goodbye, Jafar!) PARROT!!! YOU'RE COMING WITH ME!!! NO!!
~ Aladdin tricking Jafar into wasting his final wish to become the most powerful being in the universe, giving Genie the interpretation to turn Jafar into a genie, thereby sucking him into his own lamp with Iago.

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Trivia

  • It is implied that most of Jafar's negative traits and motives stemmed from having to grow up impoverished and bullied by the populace of Sherebad, making him quite similar to his rival Aladdin. However, their similarities differed in how they handled their suffering. Also, his ruthless nature, lack of care for anyone else and bottomless lust for power, to the point that being anything less than the single most powerful being around is unacceptable to him, negates this, not to mention when Jafar tries to wipe out all of Sherebad, that would include the middle-class and poor people like him which he doesn't seem to care about. 
    • Interestingly, these details were originally intended to be featured in the original film as seen in the deleted scene "Why Me" as well the restored version of the scene and the Broadway musical.
  • This portrayal of Jafar is one of the most criticized aspects from the 2019 live-action remake of Aladdin, which received mixed reviews, mostly due to his lack of humor and musical numbers in comparison to his original counterpart in 1992, and the fact that he never transforms into a giant cobra to fight Aladdin like he did in the original. In addition, it was also criticized for a lack of menacing voice, though the time of when he was transformed into a genie was pretty close to a menacing voice similar to his original counterpart's.
  • While not officially confirmed, many fans have theorized that Jafar had something to do with the death of Jasmine's mother, speculating that perhaps she didn't die from natural causes and it was Jafar who arranged her murder, possibly as revenge for his tragic early life and/or to make the Sultan declare war on Sherebad. Taking into account that this incarnation of Jafar is far more evil than the original, this may very well be the case.
  • Although he had homicidal tendencies, the original Jafar never murdered anyone (he tries to kill Aladdin and Jasmine without succeeding). This Jafar is much more murderous, killing a palace jailer by pushing him into a well simply for calling him "second" in power to the Sultan, forcing Jasmine to marry him out of spite rather than lust, and when he's transformed into a Genie, he was about to annihilate Shirabad with his powers. The original had a genuine friendship with Iago and even initially remains friendly towards Iago in the sequel despite Iago betraying him while the new Jafar shows no signs of being genuine friends with Iago and deliberately pulls Iago into the lamp with him without a second thought. This makes this Jafar much more evil than his animated counterpart.

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Queen Grimhilde | Magic Mirror | Honest John | Gideon | Stromboli | Coachman | Coachman's Minions | Monstro | Chernabog | Zeus | Vulcan | Boreas | Pink Elephants | Man | Ronno | Tetti-Tatti | Lumpjaw | Willie | Rustlers | Mr. Winkie | Weasels | Headless Horseman | Lady Tremaine | Anastasia Tremaine | Drizella Tremaine | Lucifer | Queen of Hearts | Card Soldiers | Cheshire Cat | Walrus & Carpenter | James Hook | Neverland Pirates (Mr. Smee) | Tick Tock | Rat | Si & Am | Maleficent | Diablo the Raven | Maleficent's Goons | Cruella De Vil | Jasper & Horace | Madam Mim | Shere Khan | Kaa | Bandar Log (King Louie) | Edgar Balthazar | Prince John | Sheriff of Notthingham | Sir Hiss | Captain Crocodile | Rhino Guards | Wolf Arrowmen | Trigger & Nutsy | Heffalumps and Woozles | Madame Medusa | Mr. Snoops | Brutus & Nero | Amos Slade | Chief | Horned King | Horned King's Army (Creeper & Gwythaints) | Cauldron Born | Orddu, Orwen & Orgoch | Arawn | Professor Ratigan | Thugs (Fidget, Felicia & Bartholomew) | Bill Sykes | Roscoe & DeSoto | Ursula | Flotsam & Jetsam | Percival C. McLeach | Joanna | Beast | Gaston LeGume | LeFou | Asylum D'Loons (Monsieur D'Arque) | Tom, Dick, Stanley & Walter | Wolves | Jafar | Iago | Razoul | Prince Achmed | Gazeem | Cave of Wonders | Scar | Hyena Clan (Shenzi, Banzai & Ed) | John Ratcliffe | Claude Frollo | Frollo's Soldiers (Captain Phoebus, Brutish Captain, Oafish Guard, Pierrat Torturue & Henriet Cousin) | Hades | Pain & Panic | Fates | Cerberus | Titans (Lythos, Hydros, Pyros, Stratos & Cyclops) | Nessus | Hydra | Nemean Lion | Shan Yu | Hun Army (Hayabusa & Elite Hun Soldiers) | Cecil Clayton | Sabor | Clayton's Pirates | Firebird | Black Triangles | Jack-in-the-Box | Kron | Bruton | Kuzco | Yzma | Kronk | Lyle Tiberius Rourke | Rourke's Mercenaries (Helga Sinclair) | Leviathan | Vikings | Gantu | John Silver | Pirates (Scroop, Onus, Hands, Turnbuckle, Blinko, Longbourne, Fayvoon, Grewnge, Krailoni, Hedley, Torrance, Mertock, Verne, Crex & Zoff) | Nathaniel Flint | Alameda Slim | Rico | Willie Brothers | Mr. Wesley | DOR-15 | Bowler Hat Guy | Dr. Calico | Dr. Facilier | Lawrence | Facilier's Shadow | Shadow Demons | Ian the Gator | Marlon the Gator | Reggie, Darnell & Two Fingers | Friends on the Other Side | Mother Gothel | Stabbington Brothers | Zhan Tiri | Turbo | Cy-Bugs | Sour Bill | Wynnchel & Duncan | Snow Queen | Prince Hans | Duke of Weselton | Erik & Francis | Wolves | Yokai | Alistair Krei | Mr. Yama | Dawn Bellwether | Doug Ramses | Woolter | Jesse | Sheep Cops | Ram Thug | Duke Weaselton | Mr. Big | Polar Bear Thugs (Koslov, Raymond & Kevin) | Te Kā | Tamatoa | Kakamora | Arthur | King Runeard

Live-Action Movies
Captain Nemo | Pony Sugrue | Prince John (1952) | Red Stick | Bigfoot Mason | Chato | Samuel Mason | Harpe Brothers | The Marten | Wilse Owens | Kuala | Vicky Robinson | Ute Chief | Jacques Lebeau | Makoos | Durante | Barnaby | James Haggin | Cattlemen | Comanche Chief | Apaches | Mr. Dawes Sr. | Tanamashu | Judge Huggins | Mountain Ox | Peter Thorndyke | Havershaw | Vince Heber | Mrs. Satterfield | A.J. Arno | Chillie Walsh | Colonel Pierson | Ab Cross | Colonel Heller | King Leonidas | Bookman | Swinburne | Mr. Eben | Mark Pierson | Hugh McRae | Sam Eagle Speaker | Kerwood Krinkle | Frank Sitwell | Hnup Wan | Dr. Terminus | Gogans | Charles Olympus | Wooly Bill Hitchcock | Big Mac | Hans Reinhardt | The Watcher | George McKinzie | Alec Frost | Bluto | Vermithrax Pejorative | Master Control Program | Sark | Ed Dillinger Sr. | Program Guards | Mark Jennings | Kelly | Mr. Dark | Mike | Rosie Little | Hunters | Nome King | Princess Mombi | Connie | Bullwhip | Parker | Buzz | Wolf's Owner | Timber Wolf | Hunter | Eagle | Alistair Patton | Patton Sr. | Judge Doom | Toon Patrol (Smartass, Greasy, Psycho, Wheezy & Stupid) | Abdullah | Mr. Patel | Nigel | John Merrick | Beauty Smith | Luke & Tinker | Sykes | Cherokee | Lip-Lip | Fritz | Neville Sinclair | Lothar | Nigel Snyder | Joseph Pulitizer | Delancy Brothers | Charles Hendrickson | Terrence Wheeler | Winifred Sanderson | Mary Sanderson | Sarah Sanderson | John Ricketts | The King and the Duke | Pap Finn | Cardinal Richelieu | Comte de Rochefort | Milady de Winter | Borg Guillarson | Leland Drury | Heath | Miners | Lloyd Halverson | William Boone | Buldeo | John Wilkins | Tabaqui (1994) | Sergeant Harley | Bandits | Sergeant Clairbourne | Shere Khan (1994) | Bandar Log (1994) (King Louie (1994) & Kaa (1994)) | Gilbert Sipes | Juice | Ranch Wilder | Injun Joe | Tony Perkis | Agent Woods | Jack and Ralph | Ashcan and Pete | Aunt Sponge | Aunt Spiker | Rhino | Skeleton Pirates | Shark | Cruella De Vil (1996) | Jasper and Horace Badun (1996) | Mr. Skinner | Jean-Pierre Le Pelt | Alonzo | Norman Snively | Ricky King | Charlotte | Lyle Van de Groot | Max & Thor | Lion | Beatrice Stanhope | Chester Hoenicker | Wilson Croft | Smith & Wesson | Bennett Hoenicker | Luanne LeSeur | Meredith Blake | Natalya | Popov | Shere Khan (1998) | Tabaqui (1998) | Bandar Log (1998) | Eddie Taffet | Andrei Strasser | Elliot Coleye | Dr. Claw | Kramer | RoboGadget | Malcolm | Snerbert | Lana Thomas | Elliot T. Jindraike | Professor Siles | Toy Santa | Louise Walker | Mr. Sir | Charles "Trout" Walker | Kissin' Kate Barlow | Linda Walker | Sheriff | Doug & Gordon | Hector Barbossa | Crew of the Black Pearl (Bo'sun, Scratch, Pintel & Ragetti) | Master Gracey | Madame Leota | Ramsley | Zombies | Werecat Lady | Carla Santini | Lord Kelvin | Black Scorpions (General Fang) | Inspector Fix | Viscount Mabrey | Ian Howe | Bill Fawcett | Zaphod Beeblebrox | Frankie & Benjy | Prostetnic Vogon Jeltz | Vogons | Humma Kavula | Gag Halfrunt | Royal Pain | Stitches | Lash | Speed | Penny Lent | Jadis the White Witch | Jadis' Secret Police (Maugrim & Vardan) | Ginarrbrik | General Otmin | Dr. Kozak | Jack Frost | Davy Jones | Crew of the Flying Dutchman (Maccus & Kraken) | Cutler Beckett | East India Trading Company | Janice Avery | Queen Narissa | Mitch Wilkinson | Sinon Bar Sinister | Cad Lackey | El Diablo | Henry Burke | Miraz | Telmarines (Glozelle & Sopespian) | Nikabrik | Hag & Werewolf | Kendall Duncan | Tess Tyler | Speckles | Lucinda | Oswald Granger | Red Queen | Knave of Hearts | Card Soldiers | Jabberwock | Jubjub Bird | Hamish Ascot | Morgana le Fay | Morganians (Maxim Horvath, Abigail Williams, Sun Lok, Drake Stone & Marrok) | Nizam | Ms. Stout | CLU 2 | Rinzler | Gem | Black Guards | Blackbeard | Angelica Teach | The Spaniard | King Ferdinand VI | King George ll | San Than | Matai Shang | Tal Hajus | Jenny | Latham Cole | Butch Cavendish | Jay Fuller | Evanora | Theodora | Maleficent (2014) | Diaval | King Stefan (2014) | King Henry | The Witch | The Wolf | Lady Tremaine (2015) | Grand Duke (2015) | Anastasia Tremaine (2015) | Drizella Tremaine (2015) | Lucifer (2015) | David Nix | Shere Khan (2016) | Bandar Log (2016) (King Louie (2016)) | Kaa (2016) | Fleshlumpeater | Giants (Bloodbottler & Bonecruncher) | Pramod Kadam | Beast (2017) | Gaston LeGume (2017) | LeFou (2017) | Asylum D'Loons (Monsieur D'Arque (2017)) | Tom, Dick & Stanley (2017) | Wolves (2017) | The King (2017) | Armando Salazar | Crew of the Silent Mary (Lesaro) | Scarfield | It | Sugar Plum Fairy | Tin Soldiers | William Weatherall Wilkins | V.A. Vandevere | Neils Skellig | Pink Elephants (2019) | Rufus Sorghum | Jafar (2019) | Iago (2019) | Cave of Wonders (2019) | Scar (2019) | Hyena Clan (2019) (Shenzi, Kamari & Azizi) | Queen Ingrith | Gerda | Borra | Rat (2019) | Devon & Rex | Isaac | Artemis Fowl | Opal Koboi | Briar Cudgeon | Troll

Other Animated Movies
Br'er Fox & Br'er Bear | Giant Magnet | Evil Clown | Merlock | Dijon | Oogie Boogie | Lock, Shock & Barrel | Bill Bluff | BluffCo Industries (Guy Graham, Bob & Bluff Agents) | Gloomius Maximus | Ivan Krank | Von Talon | Cufflingk and Underlingk | Kazar | Wildebeests (Blag) | Scab and Scraw | Vidia | Jacob Marley | Old Joe | Supervisor | Mr. Whiskers | Shelley | Were-Rat | Sea Monkeys | Mr. Burgermeister | Ripslinger | Zed | Ned | Zarina

Sequels
Abis Mal | Sa'Luk | Forty Thieves | Maestro Forte | Jesters | Zira | Outsiders (Nuka & Vitani) | Mack McCro | Jim Bob | Supreme Commander | Morgana | Undertow | Cloak & Dagger | Bradley Uppercrust III | The Gammas | Buster | Sarousch | Pom-Pom | Tad White | Jacques von Hamsterviel | Reuben | Sparky | Leroy | Erik Hellstorm | Ashton Carnaby | Edgar Volgud | Krakken | Lil Lightning | Bandits | Mama Gunda | Uto & Kago | Marina Del Rey | Cad Spinner

Shorts, Television, Comics and Video Games
Peg Leg Pete | Phantom Blot | Skeletons | Grim Reaper | Mad Doctor | Demon Cats | Gustav the Giant | Lonesome Ghosts | Doctor Vulter | Solego the Chaos God | Arpine Lusene | Eli Squinch | Sylvester Shyster | Fantomius | Inquinator | Spectrus | Zafire | H. U. Hennessy | Jolly Roger | Witch | Zeke Midas Wolf | Captain Katt | Mortimer Mouse | Butch the Bulldog | Beagle Boys | Foxy Loxy | Ajax Gorilla | Witch Hazel | Adolf Hitler | Nazi School Teacher | Little Hans | Fat Cat | Norton Nimnul | Aldrin Klordane | Baby Thaddeus | Ratso Ratzkiwatzki | Julius | Dr. Frankenollie | Mizrabel | Huntsman | Huntsgirl | Dark Dragon | Al Roker | Chuckles | Princess Irmaplotz | Grace Goodwin | Molly | Shadow Blot | False Shadow Blot | Foxy Loxy | Goosey Loosey | Oswald Gardner | Commander Heist | Lazlo | Jordan Buttsquat | Suzi | Chip Whistler | Captain Grime | Sasha

Disney Parks
Alien | Lava Monster | Mad Hatter | Nebula Ghosts | Professor J.T. Wu | S.I.R. | Yeti (Expedition Everest) | Yeti (Matterhorn Bobsleds)

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Movies
Aladdin (1992): Jafar | Iago | Razoul | Prince Achmed | Gazeem | Cave of Wonders
Aladdin (Golden Films): Haseem
The Return of Jafar: Jafar | Abis Mal
Aladdin and the King of Thieves: Sa'Luk | Forty Thieves
Aladdin (2019): Jafar | Iago | Cave of Wonders

Television
Abis Mal | Haroud Hazi Bin | Kileem | Ayam Aghoul | Mozenrath | Mirage | Mechanicles | Amin Damoola | Saleen | Malcho | Aziz | Al Muddy Sultan | Arbutus | Chaos | Caliph Kapok | Khartoum | Nefir | Sadira | Sand Shark | Shaman | Sirocco | Sootinai

Musicals
Aladdin: The Musical: Jafar | Iago | Razoul | Cave of Wonders | Prince Achmed
Twisted: The Untold Story of A Royal Vizier: Aladdin | The Sultan | The Evil Vizier | Prince Achmed

Video Games
Aladdin: Nasira's Revenge: Nasira | Jafar | Evil Sultan

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