Little known actor, Jack Noah, is working on location in the country of Parador at the time the dictator dies. The dictator's right hand man, Roberto, makes Jack an offer he cannot refuse.. to play the dictator. Jack's acting skills fool the masses but not close friends and employees of the dictator.Written by
Welcome to Parador. The Dictator's cold, the First Lady's hot, and the People are revolting... and actor Jack Noah just got the role of his life. He's not the first actor to impersonate a president... but he may be the last. See more »
The previous Paradorian National Anthem, "O Parador" is sung to the tune of "O Christmas Tree." This is a reference to the mostly unknown and unnoticed fact that in some Latin American countries, the Knights of Columbus Anthem is sung to the tune of "O Christmas Tree." See more »
When Ralph (Jonathan Winters) meets Simms/Jack (Richard Dreyfuss) after the TV speech recording, he asks to use the president's bathroom. Simms gives him the direction "one left, one right, two more left". But as Ralph exits the door, he turns right instead of left. See more »
Take a look. You know who that is? That's Madonna Mendez. Look at the hooters.
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Hilarious comedy with Dreyfuss playing an actor who is asked by tough guy Julia to impersonate a dictator who has turned cold and very dead. Lots of laughs to be credited to director Mazursky, who makes an appearance in drag as the dictator's mother.
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