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The Dictator (2012)


The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.

The Dictator (2012)

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Released Year: 2012
Runtime: 83 minutes
Genre: Comedy
Directors: Larry Charles

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The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.

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Reviews


80
The Guardian - Peter Bradshaw
The Dictator isn't going to win awards and it isn't as hip as Borat. Big goofy outrageous laughs is what it has to offer.
80
The Hollywood Reporter - Todd McCarthy
Cohen employs a comic range that ricochets between wicked political barbs and the lowest anatomical farce, to often funny and occasionally hilarious effect.
80
Boxoffice Magazine - Unnamed
A superb vehicle for Sacha Baron Cohen's over-the-top socio-political outrageousness.
80
Time - Richard Corliss
Fans of the nasty Baron Cohen may regret his being borderline nice in The Dictator. But we should welcome his decision to stop being the best at something few others dare try and instead to inhabit a more familiar comedy style--just going denser, wilder, better. He pulls it off.
75
Chicago Sun-Times - Roger Ebert
The Dictator is funny, in addition to being obscene, disgusting, scatological, vulgar, crude and so on.

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