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Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson.
Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, Ali is embraced by the nation as a voice of the youth, making the PM and his government more popular than ever.
Sacha Baron Cohen,
Gina La Piana
Three buddies wake up from a bachelor party in Las Vegas, with no memory of the previous night and the bachelor missing. They make their way around the city in order to find their friend before his wedding.
Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to Pyongyang into an assassination mission.
The Republic of Wadiya is ruled by an eccentric and oppressive leader named Hafez Aladeen. Aladeen is summoned to New York to a UN assembly to address concerns about his country's nuclear weapons program, but the trip goes awry. Written by
This film shares a number of similarities to an unaired sitcom from 1988, including the title. According to the site "The Lost Media Wiki", CBS was to air a sitcom named _The Dictator (1988) (TV)_ in March 1988, starring Christopher Lloyd as the dictator of a small Caribbean nation. Much like Baron Cohen's Aladeen, Lloyd's character ends up in New York, where he opens a laundromat with his wife, children and former general. Only two episodes were ever produced and never aired because of the Writer's Guild's strike that year. Only a few promotional images are all that remains of this series. See more »
When the goat comes out and start chewing on the zip line that Aladeen is hanging from, Aladeen should have fallen in the middle. By cutting the line on the right side, the cable should not have stayed intact and moved to the right side. In short, he falls the wrong way. See more »
[Aladeen and Nadal are dispiting the shape of the nuclear missile]
Have you consulted Professor Bobeye about this?
Bobeye. He is the one whose forearms are very large in proportion to his body.
I believe his name is Popeye.
Popeye. And he is not a professor. He is, as the song says, a sailor man.
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Sacha Baron Cohen is a Master Actor! No two options on that! His range as a performer, is undeniable & indeed terrific. With his latest box-office hit 'The Dictator', Sacha delivers a yet another masterful performance, that exhibits his potential to the optimum.
'The Dictator' Synopsis: 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' is funny & entertaining, but its obviously not logical. It has moments that are so absurd, that you might feel repulsed, but 'The Dictator' at least stays true to its genre. The Screenplay Written by Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer & Sacha himself, is funny, but crass & overtly crude, but it never loses pace. Larry Charles's Direction is adequate.
Sacha embodies Admiral General Aladeen & is simply masterful in here. A Versatile, Marvelous Actor, who once again delivers beyond expectations. Here's an actor who needs to be taken more seriously. Being so good in a silly film such as this, proves how good he can get in a film that offers a stronger background.
On the whole, 'The Dictator' isn't the finest comedy you'd see, but its entertaining nonetheless.
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