- 83 min
- Directed by: Larry Charles
- Written by: Sacha Baron Cohen, Alec Berg
- Cast: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, John C. Reilly
- UK release: 18 May 2012
- Website: www.dictatorthemovie.com
Admiral General Aladeen (Cohen) is the titular dictator: a sexist, racist, fascist pig with a penchant for execution, who during a trip to the UN is betrayed by his right-hand man (Kingsley). The jokes come thick, fast and obvious but despite moments of solid satire it feels a bit stale.
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The Dictator11 May 2012
Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest has moments of solid satire but still feels stale
From the naked scrotum-in-the-face wrestling of Borat to the manifold outrages of Brüno, Sacha Baron Cohen is not a man overly acquainted with subtlety. His latest, The Dictator, drops the improvisational feel of those earlier films, but doesn’t lower…
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