An uproarious doc about Dennis Rodman's calamitous foray into North Korea.


Colin Offland


Matt Baker, Colin Offland (story)
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Credited cast:
Matt Cooper Matt Cooper ... Voiceover (voice)
Jong-Un Kim ... Self (archive footage) (as Kim Jong-Un)
Dennis Rodman ... Self
Charles Smith Charles Smith ... Self
Vo Volo Vo Volo ... Self


Dennis Rodman is on a mission. After forging an unlikely friendship with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, he wants to improve relations between North Korea and the US by staging a historic basketball game between the two countries. But the North Korean team isn't the only opposition he'll face... Condemned by the NBA and The Whitehouse, and hounded every step of the way by the press, can Dennis keep it together and make the game happen? Or will it go up in a mushroom cloud of smoke? For the first time, discover the true story of what happened when Dennis Rodman took a team of former-NBA players to North Korea and staged the most controversial game of basketball the world has never seen.

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Dennis and the dictator
3 October 2016 | by Seth_Rogue_OneSee all my reviews

Pretty entertaining documentary about Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea which was filled with good intentions but perhaps not with the best results.

News-magazines went pretty hard at Rodman when it was revealed that he was in North Korea making friends with the country's dictator and US sworn enemy Kim Jong Un.

But he did indeed have some good intentions trying to build a bridge between the 2 countries by staging a basketball-game between the US and North Korea.

Now some of those intentions got lost after the public backlash and Rodman's ego and personal problems came in the way, but it's still a fairly engaging and interesting documentary.

Needless to say though is that there is very little footage of Kim Jong Un as he doesn't really approve of anyone, especially American journalists filming him.

But still, worth seeing.

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25 January 2015 (USA) See more »

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Dennis und der Diktator - Ein US-Idol auf Friedensmission in Nordkorea See more »

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