Released Date
October 15, 1940
Distributor
United Artists
Genre
Comedy
Rating
G
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$969,879 + $0 = $969,879
1889-1977

Charlie Chaplin

 

1910-1990

Paulette Goddard

 

1903-1978

Jack Oakie

 

About The Great Dictator

Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.

About

Chaplin's first talkie film, he satirizes horrific dictators like Adolf Hitler and also plays a poor Jewish barber. 

Trivia

Chaplin wrote, directed, and produced the film. It was nominated for a total of five Academy Awards.