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Dear Dictator (2017)

Coup d'Etat (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy | 16 March 2018 (USA)
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When political turmoil forces a British-Caribbean dictator to flee his island nation, he seeks refuge and hides with a rebellious teenage girl in suburban America, and ends up teaching the young teen how to start a revolution and overthrow the "mean girls" at her high school.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Caine ... General Anton Vincent
Odeya Rush ... Tatiana Mills
Katie Holmes ... Darlene Mills
Seth Green ... Dr. Charles Seaver
Jason Biggs ... Mr. Spines
Adrian Voo ... Neighbor
Jackson Beard Jackson Beard ... Denny
Jordyn Cavros Jordyn Cavros ... Gigi
Fish Myrr Fish Myrr ... Sarvia
Hannah Joy Brown Hannah Joy Brown ... Chivas
Yvette Parish ... Jaxi (as Chrislyn Williams)
Jacob Grodnik ... Teddy
Jay Willick ... Det. Diggs
Rosemberg Salgado ... Colonel
Dana Joyce Schiller ... Detective Spano
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When political turmoil forces a British-Caribbean dictator to flee his island nation, he seeks refuge and hides with a rebellious teenage girl in suburban America, and ends up teaching the young teen how to start a revolution and overthrow the "mean girls" at her high school.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dear Dictator See more »

Filming Locations:

Savannah, Georgia, USA

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$6,700,000 (estimated)
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Katie Holmes and Odeya Rush previously starred together in The Giver (2014) See more »

Goofs

No high school's dress code would allow for such blatant displays of students' underwear, as seen in this movie. See more »

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References Maniac Cop (1988) See more »

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Great cast does an excellent job
13 April 2018 | by igorashuSee all my reviews

Surprisingly, I enjoyed it a lot - even though the premise didn't excite me at first. But, I love mother-daughter movies, especially when the daughter is a snotty but vulnerable teenager. The cast is great, especially the two females leads. Clever and cute - but not too cute. Reminded me of Mrs. Doubtfire - without the drag impersonations.


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