3.8/10
383
1 user 2 critic

Ratko: The Dictator's Son (2009)

R | | Comedy, Thriller | June 2009 (USA)
Trailer
1:36 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC
The son of a dictator travels to the U.S. to attend college.

Writers:

, (as Mike Rubiner)
Reviews

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

A True Story (2013)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Mike and Matt own nothing and share everything, including their life's work, a screenplay, which seems to be their only escape from the harsh reality that is the Hollywood machine.

Director: Malcolm Goodwin
Stars: Katrina Bowden, Jon Gries, Malcolm Goodwin
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

A modern-day romance that follows one man's quest to find the girl of his dreams. A girl who can agree that three is company.

Director: Michael DeLorenzo
Stars: John Melendez, Bellamy Young, Jeffrey Ross
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

From the director of Revenge of the Nerds comes this outrageous sword and sandals spoof! Horny King Looney of Troy sends slacker general Awesomest Maximus to maintain peace with rival King ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Kanew
Stars: Will Sasso, Kristanna Loken, Sophie Monk
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

A group of friends on a weekend camping trip find themselves being picked off one by one when one member of the group refuses to abide by the urban myth that you can breathe in evil spirits when passing cemeteries.

Director: Jared Cohn
Stars: Katrina Bowden, Randy Wayne, Erin Marie Hogan
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Jake, a master at picking up women, meets Prince Siton Manaba, and the two embark on a journey of sexual escapades while avoiding Siton's vengeful brother's clutches.

Directors: Eric Eisner, Julian Max Metter
Stars: Julian Max Metter, Jay Lerner, Billy Thames
The Shortcut (2009)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Two brothers come upon a rarely used shortcut in their new town

Director: Nicholaus Goossen
Stars: Katrina Bowden, Jeremy Bastian, Cavan Cunningham
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The simple story of two young Michigan high school students, Jessica, Class President, Local Smart Girl, and object of Marlon's affections attempt to get into a small Pennsylvania college. ... See full summary »

Director: Savage Steve Holland
Stars: Anthony Edwards, Corey Parker, Lara Flynn Boyle
Mama's Boy (2007)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A twenty-nine year-old slacker who lives with his mom realizes his sweet set-up is threatened when she hears wedding bells with her self-help guru beau.

Director: Tim Hamilton
Stars: Diane Keaton, Jon Heder, Jeff Daniels
Bang Bus (Video 2006)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Kyle Newacheck
Stars: Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm
Straight Outta Mordor (Video 2009)
Short | Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The Workaholics crew brew up some wizard raps in this hilarious short video.

Director: Kyle Newacheck
Stars: Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm
Monolith (2016)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A mother and her son plan a surprise visit to Los Angeles to see her husband/his father. Halfway there they get into a terrible accident in the middle of nowhere and now must fight to survive.

Director: Ivan Silvestrini
Stars: Katrina Bowden, Justine Wachsberger, Brandon W. Jones
Sausagefest (Video 2006)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Director: Kyle Newacheck
Stars: Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Jeremy (as Jeff C. Ballard)
...
Dushkan
Charlie Fleischer ...
Professor Kroninger
...
Roman the Architect
...
...
Dean Sitlong
...
Skender
...
Juwann
...
Nick
...
Blow Job Biff (as Rob De Leeuw)
...
Professor Grubbspeck
Daniel-Ryan Spaulding ...
Evan (as Daniel Ryan Spaulding)
...
Regina
Edit

Storyline

The son of a dictator travels to the U.S. to attend college.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong crude and sexual content throughout, nudity, language and some drug material | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

June 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

National Lampoon's Ratko: The Dictator's Son  »

Box Office

Budget:

CAD 3,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Stupid Movie With Funny Jokes
4 October 2009 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Ratko is the clueless but sincere son of a dictator who goes to college in America and learns that his father is a dictator, winning the heart of the beautiful vegetarian in the process. It's a typical cheap-laugh comedy, based on the assumption that everyone in power is corrupt. It's also a National Lampoon comedy that depends on lots of buxom women, clueless men and jokes that get bleeped over continually on cable TV, meant to appeal to post-slacker teens, but some of the jokes are quite funny. I enjoy the blue jokes in which a group of clueless girls describe someone as "the Italian Burt Reynolds" (do kids today even know who Burt Reynolds is?) and proceed do do the dozens on each other by repetition of "You're so skanky that....".

Most of those are bleeped over, but the gist gets through.

I doubt that if you wish any depth, insight or wit you will enjoy this movie, but the occasional funny joke will keep you watching until the end.


12 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
hahaha adam west and pedro supersario13
God Awful Johnny8242
I've heard this movie is great linklot2
Katrina Bowden! virusts-james
30 Rock Chick!! jazzap835
is the unedited version better anon17
Discuss Ratko: The Dictator's Son (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?