The Dictator Poster

Release Date: May 16th, 2012

DVD Release Date: August 21st, 2012

R|1 hr 23 min

Plot Summary
Gen. Aladeen (Sacha Baron Cohen) has ruled the oil-rich North African country of Wadiya since the age of six, when 97 stray bullets and a hand grenade killed his father in a hunting accident. After an assassination attempt takes the life of yet another body-double, Tamir (Ben Kingsley), Aladeen's uncle and most trusted adviser, convinces Aladeen to go to New York. Unfortunately, Aladeen has a less-than-friendly reception from exiled Wadiyans, who want their country freed from his despotic rule.

Cast: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, Ben Kingsley, Jason Mantzoukas, Kevin Corrigan, Megan Fox, Fred Armisen, Sayed Badreya

Director: Larry Charles

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Scott Rudin Productions, Berg Mandel Schaffer, Four by Two Films

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Love interest, Hilarious, New York City, Transformation, 2010s

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