Release Date: May 16th, 2012
DVD Release Date: August 21st, 2012
R |1 hr 23 minPlot 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.
Director: Larry Charles
Production Co: Scott Rudin Productions, Berg Mandel Schaffer, Four by Two Films
Distributors: Paramount Pictures
Keywords: Transformation , Hilarious , New York City , 2010s , Love interest