The original "1001 Nights" or the "Arabian Nights" date back to the 10th century but they are a literary mystery whose origins are not known. The tales are dark and somewhat adult, which probably led producers of the movie to shy away from the original content. This time Sinbad gets in trouble with the Goddess of Chaos for stealing the Book of Peace with the usual comic and adventurous results. It is a story not based on any of the 1001 tales but rather a new story based on Greco-Roman myth, an odd choice for a film with an Arabic hero.
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