Released Date
May 16, 2012
Distributor
Paramount Pictures
Genre
Comedy
Rating
R
Budget
$65,000,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$59,650,222 + $119,729,311 = $179,379,533
44

Anna Faris

as Zoey

50

Sacha Baron Cohen

as Admiral General Aladeen

50

Bobby Lee

as Mr. Lao

77

Ben Kingsley

as Tamir

54

Fred Armisen

as Waiter

48

Jason Mantzoukas

as Nuclear Nadal

54

Chris Parnell

as News anchor

41

Adeel Akhtar

as Maroush

About The Dictator

The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.

About

The black comedy satire film follows General Aladeen, the man who has been dictator of a North African country since he was six, going to New York City in order not to be assassinated by his people. 

Trivia

Sacha Baron Cohen wrote, produced, and stars in the film. At the The 84th Annual Academy Awards, Sacha Baron Cohen showed up in character.